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Vote now for 2018 Engineers' Choice Finalists | Control Engineering  | Control Engineering

Vote now for 2018 Engineers' Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media’s New Products for Engineers platform at www.controleng.com/NP4E.

10/12/2017


Vote now! For a limited time, the official Engineers’ Choice ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers. At www.controleng.com/NP4E, vote for the best Engineers’ Choice finalists of 88 entries across 26 categories.

Based on your experience, please vote in as many categories for which you feel qualified based on technological advancement, service to the industry, and market impact.

Details and photos are available for each product. Winners and honorable mentions will be featured in more detail in the February 2018 issue of Control Engineering.

Informed voting, an important responsibility: Voting on this ballot is only open to qualified* subscribers of Control Engineering products. One ballot per qualified subscriber will be accepted; multiple ballots from the same qualified subscriber will be invalid. Ballots received from non-qualified subscribers will be invalid. (*Employees of product manufacturers with a finalist in the current program and their properties, agencies, vendors, and representatives—even if Control Engineering subscribers—are ineligible to vote.)

See also Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Award FAQs.

2018 Finalists

Hardware - Data acquisition

- ELM3xxx EtherCAT I/O high-end measurement module, Beckhoff Automation, www.beckhoffautomation.com 
- MAQ20 high-density voltage discrete input module, Dataforth Corp., www.dataforth.com 

Hardware - Handheld test, measurement, calibration

- AMS Trex device communicator, Emerson Electric Co., www.emerson.com 
- Fluke 729 automatic pressure calibrator, Fluke Corp., www.fluke.com 

Hardware - HMI, operator interface, thin-client

- Series 14 indicator compact LED, EAO Corp., http://eao.com
- EZ iMarquee message controller and LED display, EZAutomation, www.ezautomation.net 
- GT2107 wide HMI, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, https://us.mitsubishielectric.com/fa/en 
- Allen-Bradley VersaView 5200 ThinManager thin client, Rockwell Automation, www.rockwellautomation.com 

Hardware - Industrial PCs

Hardware - Integrated HMI controllers

Machine and embedded control - PLCs

Motion control

Motion control - Drives

Network integration - Ethernet hardware

Network integration - Ethernet switches

Network integration - I/O systems

Network integration - Wireless I/O

Network integration - Wireless products

Power - Energy, power protection, UPS

Process control - Process sensors

Process control systems

Safety - Machine safety

Safety - Process safety, intrinsic safety

Software - Applications

Software - Asset management, reporting

Software - Control design

Software - Data analytics

Software - Diagnostics

Software - HMI software

Software - Industrial Internet of Things connectivity

Software - Mobile apps for controls, automation, instrumentation



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