Sensors Expo Spring 2001 will feature more than 200 exhibitors, conference presentations, and an interactive poster session. More than 200 companies are expected to exhibit products and services at Sensors Expo Spring 2001 on June 5-7 at the Stephens Convention Center (Rosemont, Ill.) Free conference sessions include "Workshop on Wireless Sensing" from 9 a.
Thousand Oaks, Calif.—HiDRA (highly deployable remote access) wireless sensor network simplifies installation and enhances sensor use. The network of communicating nodes can be placed on individual pieces of factory-floor machinery. Each node connects to a variety of sensors, and contains a processor to convert raw data into information, and a low-power radio to transmit information.
Dick Caro officially tendered his resignation Feb. 1 as convenor of the IEC SC65C/WG6 fieldbus committee. With the recent passage of the IEC ballot on the final draft of the IEC 61158 fieldbus standard, he fulfilled his agreement to finish work on WG6. Mr. Caro had led the subcommittee since 1993.
Imagine the best automation, control, and instrumentation product.Out of thousands of products covered in Control Engineering during year 2000—in print, online, in electronic newsletters—our editors picked 40. The 14th annual Control Engineering Editors' Choice Award winners appear on the next few pages, with more information in the online version at www.