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Top 5 Control Engineering articles, Feb. 24-March 2, 2014
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, Feb. 24-March 2, 2014

1. Are Microsoft technologies still best for process control systems? Engineering and IT Insight: Process control architects and designers are questioning the 15-year wisdom that you cannot go wrong by picking the Microsoft environment for a process control system. See 6 critical requirements for process controls.... Read More

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Training simulators continue to adopt gaming technologies
Training simulators continue to adopt gaming technologies

Imagine a 22-year-old recent engineering graduate sitting through several days of training in a typical conference room: low ceiling, fluorescent lights, inadequate HVAC. There’s a teacher (a guy... Read More

More from 1955... Stop coining words!
More from 1955... Stop coining words!

Happy 60th, Control Engineering! Our magazine first published in September 1954. This monthly column in 2014 will resurrect some of our favorite material from the 1954 and 1955 issues. Technologies... Read More

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Appropriate automation: Human system dynamics for control systems
Appropriate automation: Human system dynamics for control systems

Distilling a basic control problem to its logical essence can shed light on what cannot be automated. The answer, in a word, is induction. And while induction can be facilitated by appropriate... Read More

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Apps for Engineers: Vision apps for iOS and Android

IP Cam Viewer Android OS 1.6+ Cost: $3.99 Developer: Robert Chou Remotely view and control your IP camera, DVR, network video recorder, CCTV, or webcam. New record mode turns any... Read More

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Panel PC features all-in-one HMI and controller
Panel PC features all-in-one HMI and controller

Beckhoff's CP6606-0001-0020 Panel PC combines a full color 7-in. TFT touch screen display... Read More

Microcontroller with integrated hardware encryption
Microcontroller with integrated hardware encryption

Microchip Technology's PIC24F "GB2" microcontrollers (MCUs) are designed to enbale... Read More

Smart module with Bluetooth capability
Smart module with Bluetooth capability

Microchip Technology's RN4020 Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy module carries both worldwide... Read More

Servo terminal for EtherCAT IO systems
Servo terminal for EtherCAT IO systems

Beckhoff's EL7211 servomotor EtherCAT terminal is designed to offer a servo drive with an... Read More

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