GE Fanuc conference: Customer awards, wireless, ActiveX controls, new model, motion, HMI

St. Louis, MO—Industry-leading companies joined GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, at its third annual GE Fanuc Discover 2007 Users Conference, Oct. 23-25, in St. Louis, MO. Customers were honored at the event with the Discovery Awards, said to be symbols of GE’s corporate philosophy, “imagination at work.” The company posted has more about the following technology announcements in Adobe PDFs:

10/24/2007


St. Louis, MO —Industry-leading companies joined GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, at its third annual GE Fanuc Discover 2007 Users Conference, Oct. 23-25, in St. Louis, MO. Customers were honored at the event with the

Discovery Awards

, said to be symbols of GE’s corporate philosophy, “imagination at work.” The company posted has more about the awards and the following technology announcements in Adobe PDFs:

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GE Fanuc introduces TranSphere Wireless Communications for automation

, with extended range IP networking, wireless IP/Ethernet connectivity, and Ethernet and serial communications radio modem solutions. GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms also is introducing related analog and discrete remote I/O modules.

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GE Fanuc announces VisiconX– ActiveX Controls Tool for Proficy HMI/SCADA

(human machine interface / supervisory control and data acquisition) Cimplicity Software;

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ARC Advisory Group presents new Collaborative Production Systems (CPS)

manufacturing model at GE Fanuc Users Conference.

ARC

says the new model helps directs manufacturers in collaboration between operations management and automation control. GE Fanuc says its products align and support the CPS Model.

- GE Fanuc announces new VersaMax MicroMotion . The 2-axis module is said to allow users to easily integrate motion control, servos (or steppers) and low-end control into an economical package from one vendor. It reduces the risk and ensures the compatibility of the logic control, motion control and servos, company says; and

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GE Fanuc says its Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX 4.5

has unique customization features for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

-Edited by Mark T. Hoske , editor in chief
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