Tuesday, June 9, 2015
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Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0
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Cover story: Connected automation and analysis enable smart factories. How can Industrial Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 concepts help with your next automation, controls, and instrumentation implementations? Advice from industry experts follows. Read More

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Do it yourself HMI
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Technology Update: Should you build or buy a human-machine interface (HMI)? Developing PC-based HMI software may seem a simple task, but there are pitfalls. Configuring a purchased HMI software... Read More

Best practices for energy-efficient machines
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Machine control designs are changing to integrate best practices in energy management. These steps include measurement and monitoring of energy use and control and optimization to minimize energy... Read More

IDS’ mini USB 3.0 camera with 13MP and autofocus
USB 3.0 camera with 13MP (4192 x 3104, Full HD video @ 30 fps) and useful auto features. Easy to integrate (32x61x19mm). Featuring robust magnesium housing and proven IDS Software Suite. Learn more.
Evaluating servo system performance
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Servo system selection criteria involves more than just wattage and price. Other important servo criteria to consider include rated torque, rated speed, overload time, torque-to-inertia ratio,... Read More

The role of RFID in the smart factory
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Control Engineering International: Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology will have a big role to play in the smart factory of the future, enabling things to communicate in real-time with... Read More

Vision standards update: nine criteria help with standard selection
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Inside Machines: Machine vision standards advance at the spring G3 meeting of the EMVA, AIA, JIIA, and VDMA machine vision associations; nine criteria help with selecting standards.Read More

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The future is now! Are you a leader under 40? The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions. Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the Engineering Leaders Under 40 program.
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Connecting Infrastructure

Presenter Dan McGrath from Panduit will review a maturity model and assessment approach to simplify robust industrial networking that will deliver improved overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and path to innovation. He will also discuss tools and resources for developing a solid execution plan to transform their physical infrastructure from restrictive, poorly planned networks to more secure, effective and innovative network fabric that will deliver sustainable value.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Featured Products
Portable barcode verifier for machine vision inspection systems
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Microscan's LVS-9585 handheld portable barcode verifier, provides verification of both printed... Read More

Photoelectric sensor series for packaging, material handling applications
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Carlo Gavazzi's PD30CN series of photoelectric sensors with PointSpot Beam are designed for... Read More

Mounted spherical roller bearings with IIoT
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Rexnord's Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Smart PT select mounted spherical roller bearings... Read More

Automated checkweigher system for in-motion items
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Hardy Process Solutions' Dynamic Checkweigher is a fully automated system designed to weigh items... Read More

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