Thursday, May 23, 2013
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Implementing mechatronics: Software engineers are different
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Software has been an important component of control systems for many years. Control system software continues to grow in importance. For example, a faster processor in a control unit may allow a product to perform better and reduce costs by using simpler, lower cost mechanical parts, but only if the sensor and... Read More

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Hacked without knowing it
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It is hard not to be afraid, maybe very afraid. Recent news articles and security analyst reports have listed the types of attacks and illicit information gathering directed against manufacturing... Read More

Book: ‘The Automation Legal Reference’ provides legal advice with wit, wisdom
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Legal risk surrounds automation, robotics, and process industries projects, and “The Automation Legal Reference,” by Mark Voigtmann and published by ISA, includes inspired legal wisdom and wit from... Read More

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Industrial wireless monitoring and sensing
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Wireless technology is a constantly evolving area, especially for industrial users, which often makes wireless infrastructure deployments in industrial environments difficult. Before taking on such a... Read More

How to jump-start a new hire
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Welcome to the company. We know it’s your first day and all, but we’ve been busy with deadlines for a major project and we’re not quite ready for you. Your office will be down the hall to your right,... Read More

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In 2009, one out of four industrial users reported that they saw no potential cyber threats that could affect their businesses. That was before Stuxnet and other high-profile criminal incidents. How has the landscape changed? Let us know your thinking on our new cyber security survey.
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Communications module for Profibus network
Communications module for Profibus network

Molex's Brad SST Communication Modules SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL, SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL-CC and SST-PB3S-CLXT-RLL... Read More

Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks
Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks

Empire Robotics' Versaball is a gripper archetype designed to flexibly adapt to multiple automated... Read More

AC motor line expanded, integrates encoder
AC motor line expanded, integrates encoder

AutomationDirect has expanded its Marathon AC motor line to include 0.5 to 5 HP Marathon Max+... Read More

Barrel sensors for tight spaces
Barrel sensors for tight spaces

Turck's EG05K and EH04K barrel sensors are 15mm shorter than the standard EG05 and EH04... Read More

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