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On the Edge
 A Flexible Assembly Line
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A Flexible Assembly Line

Ubisense introduces software that virtualizes fixed workstations, enabling automotive manufacturers to reduce the cost of complexity associated with mass customization.
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SCADA Attacks Double in 2014

Dell Security’s annual threat report shows not only a significant surge in the number of attacks on retail credit card systems, but industrial SCADA systems as well, which are much more likely to go unreported.
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4 Considerations for a Successful Mobile Manufacturing Strategy

Pay attention to platform, device, security and reliability factors as you make your move into mobile manufacturing.
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Manufacturing in America: The State of the Industry
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Manufacturing in America: The State of the Industry

From capital reserves and energy independence to insourcing and rising employment, all factors are aligned to support a long-term upsurge in U.S. manufacturing.
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Modular Control Architectures Eliminate Restraints

A new approach would have a common I/O network shared by all controllers and all field devices to support a deterministic communication standard.
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Girls compete to build the tallest tower that will stand on its own.
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Girls Join Forces to Learn About Engineering

At the Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day at Siemens’ West Chicago facility, hundreds of girls got a chance to exercise their brains and collaborative skills in a fun environment.
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Wireless and the Connected Factory
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Wireless and the Connected Factory

The business potential surrounding the Internet of Things is drawing numerous types of established companies toward the manufacturing industries.
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Cybersecurity Preparedness Doesn’t Measure Up

According to a recent survey, 60 percent of oil and gas companies do not have an incident response plan in place, despite the growing awareness of cybersecurity concerns.
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New Network Testing Toolset
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New Network Testing Toolset

Fluke Networks expands its product portfolio to include affordable hand-held testers with automated reporting through a centralized cloud service.
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HTML5 in Industrial Web Application
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HTML5 in Industrial Applications

Now that HTML5 has become the global web standard, why not use it to benefit industrial application development?
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The sleek, hygienic design of the RoboLoader includes a delta-styled robot from Codian Robotic's powered by a B&R control system
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Simplifying Machine-Robot Integration

This robotic case packer’s sleek, hygienic design appeals to producers of packaged salads. But it’s the controls package that brings the most tangible benefits.
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Mitsubishi’s chemical plant in Kashima, Japan, produces more than 380,000 tons of ethylene each year.
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Smart Instruments Provide Condition-Based Maintenance

Mitsubishi’s chemical plant in Kashima, Japan, leverages real-time data via Field Device Tool (FDT) technology to transition away from time-based maintenance.
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Advantech: Low-Power Touch Panel Computers

The 12.1-inch TPC-1251T and 15-inch TPC-1551T touch panel computers feature an Intel Atom E3827 1.75 GHz processor for enhanced performance for a smooth operating experience in a wide array of industr
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