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I/O Systems, I/O Modules September 27, 2022

Electric control panel market projected to grow

The electric control panel (ECP) market is expected to rise to more than $9 billion due to increased automation and high demand.

By The Insight Partners
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I/O Systems, I/O Modules July 30, 2022

Making good use of IO-Link

There are many applications that can benefit from using the IO-Link communication protocol.

By Rolf Horn
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I/O Systems, I/O Modules February 25, 2022

Product advice on how to make I/O smarter

Input/output (I/O) system design with a head station, base unit, and smart elements creates an extremely compact, highly modular, and economical distributed I/O or control platform, according to a company with a Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Award product.

By Jason Haldeman
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I/O Systems, I/O Modules September 30, 2021

Decentralized I/O system for valve terminals

Decentralized input/output (I/O) system improves the performance of mixed valve terminals and I/O systems.

By Festo Corporation
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I/O Systems, I/O Modules December 4, 2020

How IT/OT convergence affects networking

Information technology and operational technology can be together, but needs differ. Industrial visibility, interconnections, scalability, wireless mobility, remote data collection and data analytics are among benefits. See 7 benefits of IT/OT data flow.

By Mark Mullins
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I/O Systems, I/O Modules November 1, 2020

Six ways to improve cybersecurity: Barriers vs. resiliency

Overcome three OT/IT cybersecurity barriers and move towards cyber-resiliency in three cybersecurity steps.

By Amir Sobol and Yaron Pass
I/O Systems, I/O Modules September 23, 2020

How smart I/O enhances distributed control

Installing smart input/output (I/O) during an upgrade or migration can provide personnel with near-real-time data at their fingertips

By Matt Smith
I/O Systems, I/O Modules September 7, 2020

Edge I/O brings more connectivity to field devices and sensors

Latest remote I/O combines IIoT communication with even more processing power than traditional intelligent I/O

By Josh Eastburn
I/O Systems, I/O Modules July 25, 2020

Making the automation environment smarter with I/O data

Industrial environments are generating more data than ever. Whether for production volume, downtime or serial numbers, this information can offer insight into processes and productivity.

By Svenja Litz, Kate Zimmerman
I/O Systems, I/O Modules July 10, 2020

Machine mount I/O devices are the data satellites of the machine

Machine mount I/O devices are expected to support simple digital and analog inputs and outputs and other modules with intelligence built in support motor starters, variable speed drives, communication modules and radio frequency identification (RFID) tag readers. Integrated safety can support systems more simply than hardwired solutions or separate systems.

By Raj Rajendra