Discrete Manufacturing - Sensors, Vision

Digital pressure sensors for gas, liquid applications

AutomationDirect's EPS ProSense line of digital pressure sensors are designed for industrial... » more

Hyperspectral imaging is coming of age

Control Engineering Europe: Software developments have made hyperspectral imaging a less expensive... » more

2017 Engineers' Choice Awards: Spotlight on innovation

Best automation, control, and instrumentation products in 28 categories. » more

Agricultural startup researching, developing beehive sensors

Indiana University alumni have launched an agriculture technology startup called The Bee Corp. and... » more

Inertial sensor series for industrial, agricultural applications

Lord Sensing MicroStrain's 3DM-GX5 family of inertial sensors are designed for the industrial... » more

Miniature inertial sensors with integrated receiver

SBG Systems' Ellipse series of miniature inertial sensors features an integrated GNSS receiver and...

RFID reader generation for flexible applications

Siemens' Simatic RF300 RFID system has added three readers: the RF310R, RF340R and RF350R, and is... » more

Inductive proximity sensors for space-limited applications

Carlo Gavazzi's ICB12S extra-short inductive proximity sensors have a thread length of 23 mm and... » more

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Digital pressure sensors for gas, liquid applications

AutomationDirect's EPS ProSense line of digital pressure sensors are designed for industrial pressure measurement and indication in both gas and liquid applications. » more

Linear displacement measuring instrument

Kaman's OEM-2306 non-contact linear displacement measuring instrument uses eddy current technology in a small bare PC board format and is designed for integration into original equipment manufacturer (OEM) equipment.  » more

Industrial chassis for machine vision applications

Advantech's IPC-631 industrial chassis has a front input/output (I/O) design and support of a 500W single or redundant power supply and server grade motherboard for high-end machine vision applications.  » more

2017 Engineers' Choice Awards: Spotlight on innovation

Best automation, control, and instrumentation products in 28 categories. » more

Three-phase rolled steel motor series

AutomationDirect’s IronHorse line of three-phase motors includes the MTRP-series 56HC-frame premium efficiency motor, which are available from 1 to 3 hp.  » more

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Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Motors and Drives Video Series

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Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes...

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When buying or specifying a controller, what are the most important considerations?
Speed, latency, memory
Upgrade, licensing simplicity
I/O count, communications ability
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