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05/01/2008


Get fresh news daily at www.controleng.com , including these stories, which first appeared April 14-22, 2008:

  • Rockwell Automation to acquire Incuity Software Enterprise manufacturing intelligence software combines operations data with business IT.

  • Hannover Fair 2008 well under way The “world’s largest industrial fair” opened its five-day run under the banner: “Get New Technology First.”

  • Beyond networks: Optimize information use Demonstrations show how Fieldbus Foundation digital network technology provides better information integration and diagnostics, and saves on wiring time.

  • OPC help for system integrators OPC Foundation is helping system integrators and distributors provide quality services. End users seem likely to benefit greater interoperability.

  • Make2Pack ISA88 Part 5 works toward interoperability The draft standard aims to improve connections among batch, process, and discrete controls

  • Sensors for windmill condition monitoring When your equipment is hard to get at, the right instrumentation matters.

  • Listen in: First WirelessHART devices announced Emerson is taking orders; hear news in company’s own words.

  • Siemens’ exiderdome prepares for U.S. tour Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. announced details on the U.S. leg of its traveling technology expo and learning laboratory. exiderdome will begin its tour of the U.S. in Chicago on July 21.

  • 2009 System Integrator of the Year Awards Enter Control Engineering’s System Integrator of the Year Award. The winner will be featured on the cover of the 2009 issue of the Automation Integrator Guide, distributed in December 2008.

  • Cyber security for control systems Control systems are threatened by cyber security intrusion. But there’s good news and bad news, said Rob Hoffman, manager communication & cyber security resources, Idaho National Labs.





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