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Schneider Electric completes acquisition of Invensys
Schneider Electric completes acquisition of Invensys

Schneider Electric announced today that it completed its acquisition of Invensys PLC, a global automation player with a large installed base and a strong software presence. The deal previously was reported to be a $5 billion transaction.Read More

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Robots should be doing more than 2 or 3 tasks
Robots should be doing more than 2 or 3 tasks

If tools aren’t enabling more flexibility in use and expansion of robotics, then we need better tools. That’s what’s behind the ROS-Industrial effort from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). How... Read More

Industrial PCs ease integration
Industrial PCs ease integration

Robotic integration: Hardware and software advancements, such as multi-core processors and industrial Ethernet fieldbus technology, are enabling engineers to integrate cost-effective robotic... Read More

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Avoid the worst control system ever
Avoid the worst control system ever

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Product Exclusive: Robust, reliable, and cost-effective draw wire encoders
Product Exclusive: Robust, reliable, and cost-effective draw wire encoders

Instead of costly and complicated mounting options, the new draw wire encoders from Kübler find the balance between price and performance.Read More

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Were we just hacked? Applying digital forensic techniques for your industrial control systems

Presenters Robert M. Lee and Matthew E. Luallen will discuss how you can analyze and document your systems well enough to perform incident response and learn from those attacks. Your ability to know every detail about your systems is the biggest advantage you have when trying to secure your systems. Put that knowledge to work.

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Ethernet switch series with redundant power supply inputs
Ethernet switch series with redundant power supply inputs

Wieland Electric Inc.'s UMS 5-W, UMS 8, LMS 16-W wienet series of Ethernet switches have redundant... Read More

Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives
Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives

The Mitsubishi Electric FR-A800- E and FR-F800- E variable frequency drives (VFDs) are designed to... Read More

Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety
Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley GaurdSheild 450L safety light curtain system uses a transceiver... Read More

Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications
Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications

Destaco's GTB series servo positioning rotary tables are engineered to deliver high torque with... Read More

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