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Pervasive sensing increases business visibility
Pervasive sensing increases business visibility

More and better integrated sensing technologies can augment business critical applications in process industries, suggested Peter Zornio, chief strategic officer at Emerson Process Management, at the recent European Emerson User Exchange, according to a Control Engineering Europe article. The main drivers for the... Read More

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Machine Safety: We haven’t finished assessing cloud computing; here comes the fog
Machine Safety: We haven’t finished assessing cloud computing; here comes the fog

Microsoft, Apple, Cisco Systems, IBM, Google, Facebook, HP, Sony, and other "big guys" have been talking about cloud computing for several years. Some suppliers have already developed... Read More

Security ranked as a top challenge facing automation
Security ranked as a top challenge facing automation

There are heavy challenges facing automation professionals in the years to come and cyber security ranks up there at the top. “There are issues like skills availability, working in remote locations... Read More

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Radio frequency basics
Radio frequency basics

Any radio frequency (RF) discussion quickly expands to the entire technology surrounding the generation and propagation of a radio signal, or wave. A radio wave is an electromagnetic phenomenon like... Read More

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

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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.
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System Integrator of the Year
For the 9th System Integrator of the Year program, Control Engineering is looking for the best integrators in the automation business to feature on the cover of the Global System Integrator Supplement in December 2014. Register now.
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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Rackmount IO server for flexible configurations in 1U design
Rackmount IO server for flexible configurations in 1U design

Sealevel's Relio R4 I/O server comes with a choice of Intel dual-core Atom, Core i3 or Core i7... Read More

Pneumatic series with solenoid valves
Pneumatic series with solenoid valves

AutomationDirect’s Nitra AVS-series of pneumatics now includes additional directional... Read More

Robotic series for processing large parts
Robotic series for processing large parts

The MH50 II-series robots by Yaskawa Motoman have a flexible design and are... Read More

Linear piezo nanopositioner series
Linear piezo nanopositioner series

Aerotech's QNP-L series of linear piezo nanopositioning stages give nanometer-level... Read More

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