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What is the future of operator terminals?
What is the future of operator terminals?

The concept of humans interfacing with machines is hardly a new one; IHS itself has recently published the eighteenth edition of its operator terminal report. In a mature market like this, it isn't unusual for the resounding question to be: "What's next?"  Industry 4.0 and industrial improvement The... Read More

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U.S. public utility suffers a compromise
U.S. public utility suffers a compromise

A public utility in the U.S. suffered a compromise after attackers took advantage of a weak password security system. The utility's control system was accessible via Internet-facing hosts and used... Read More

Digital enterprise captures all plant processes
Digital enterprise captures all plant processes

The convergence of products and systems with software tools on a digital platform will help deliver on the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) in manufacturing. That was the main message from... Read More

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Top 5 Control Engineering articles, June 23-29
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, June 23-29

1. Creating an ASM-compliant HMI goes deeper than screen color selection Simply adopting ASM guidelines for graphics does not create an ASM-compliant HMI. Achieving that level of effectiveness... Read More

60th Anniversary: CE History from 60, 30 and 15 years ago on pulses, controllers, pneumatics
60th Anniversary: CE History from 60, 30 and 15 years ago on pulses, controllers, pneumatics

July 1955: What pulses can do for you An electronic pulse is a rapid surge or variation in voltage (or current). It is a discrete unit: a single signal with a beginning and an end.... Read More

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The Future is Now!
Are you a leader under 40? The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions.
Deadline extended to July 8
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Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit
Meet your manufacturing peers and see the future of automation. Come to the 2014 Industrial Automation North America Pavilion at the 2014 IMTS Show Sept. 8-13 in Chicago. Attend North America's largest manufacturing show. Click here for information.
Upcoming Webcast
Upcoming Webcast
Power-Up Your Industrial Network: Improve Availability and Decrease Maintenance

Presenter Paul Schildhouse from Panduit will explain how technology trends are enabling the rapid adoption of Industrial Ethernet to help improve efficiencies, lower operational costs and integrate manufacturing and Enterprise in new factory network deployments and upgrades.

Thursday, July 17, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Panduit
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HMI with RISC computing power
HMI with RISC computing power

SeaPAC R9-8.4 combines a powerful RISC-based embedded computer with a bright 8.4-in. TFT LCD for... Read More

Uninterruptible power supply series for DC applications
Uninterruptible power supply series for DC applications

Weidmuller’s modular Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) series is designed to offer... Read More

Modeling and simulation platform
Modeling and simulation platform

MapleSim 7 by Maplesoft is an advanced system-level modeling and simulation platform designed to... Read More

Line scan camera with RGB, NIR ouputs
Line scan camera with RGB, NIR ouputs

Teledyne Dalsa's Piranha4 2k quadlinear line scan camera featuring red, green, and blue (RGB)... Read More

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