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Contract maintenance: 5 ways to keep things humming in a cost-effective model
Contract maintenance: 5 ways to keep things humming in a cost-effective model

With manpower in high demand, fewer highly qualified personnel are available in the labor pool. More and more operators recognize the value of a resident maintenance program, offering guaranteed uptime, guaranteed staffing, and limitless access to OEM engineers and support staff. Read More

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Machine Safety: Networks can enable advancements in machine safety
Machine Safety: Networks can enable advancements in machine safety

Networks have seen significant advancements over the past 10 years to include safety certified networks. Have these technological achievements really advanced machine safety?Read More

Developments to watch: Will one super network end Ethernet wars?
Developments to watch: Will one super network end Ethernet wars?

Could the IEEE Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) effort unify industrial networks and fractured Ethernet communications? If it succeeds, it could boost productivity significantly to refocus time,... Read More

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Smart I/O and Ethernet connect to and expand fieldbus capabilities
Smart I/O and Ethernet connect to and expand fieldbus capabilities

Technology Update: Smart input/output (I/O) devices connected to industrial Ethernet can extend and expand traditional fieldbus functionality, incrementally, as needed. Read More

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, May 5-11
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, May 5-11

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Control Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, May 5-11, including articles about things noncontrol people should know about control... Read More

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Cyber security research
Cyber threats to control systems are high, frequencies of vulnerability assessments are low, and many organizations are lacking a capable cyber incident response team. Are your systems at risk? Download the 2014 Cyber Security Study Now!
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Apps for Engineers
“Apps for Engineers” is a free interactive directory of over 240 engineering-related mobile applications that were created by various companies, available on both Apple and Android platforms. Learn more.
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System Integrator Giants
The 2014 Control Engineering System Integrator Giants program recognizes the top system integrators from the industrial automation marketplace. The 2014 System Integrator Giants program will be featured in the August 2014 edition of Control Engineering magazine. The deadline for entries is Friday, June 6, 2014.
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Multi-purpose Modbus scanner
Multi-purpose Modbus scanner

Precision Digital's Vantageview PD6730X Modbus Scanner is a rugged, NEMA 4X/IP65 Modbus master,... Read More

Data acquisition modules for harsh conditions
Data acquisition modules for harsh conditions

HBM's SomatXR Data Acquisition System series has added three modules—the SomatXR MX1615B-R, the... Read More

Five-port managed Ethernet switches
Five-port managed Ethernet switches

Moxa's EDS-405A-PTP five-port managed Ethernet switches feature PTP hardware time stamping, and... Read More

Servo drive with auto tuning function
Servo drive with auto tuning function

Mitsubishi Electric Automation's MR-JE servo system, which was displayed and featured at Pack Expo... Read More

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