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Packaging Automation
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On the Edge
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Transportation Leads Trip to More Connected Operations

Examples in the railroad and airline industries show how sensor data and analytics can save millions of dollars in unplanned downtime and other operational inefficiencies.
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Sercos IP Core Now on FPGAs and SoCs
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Sercos IP Core Now on FPGAs and SoCs

The move to embed ever more industrial automation capabilities continues to pick up speed with the Sercos III protocol now available on Altera Cyclone chips.
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GE Drives the Brilliant Factory Concept Home

Hardly an easy customer, GE corporate operations push GE Intelligent Platforms to get the automation and data intelligence they need to improve efficiencies.
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SCADA Security System
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SCADA Cyber Security Appliance Released

Cyber security hardware / software combination protects industrial networks against USB stick delivered malware like StuxNet.
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Engineering School Innovations
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Engineering School Innovations: Pitcher Perfect Tuner

With the goal of creating a device to help music students improve their skills on the trumpet, engineering students at the University of California, San Diego, employ microcontrollers, servo motors an
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Embedded Systems Report
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Embedded Systems Outlook Reflect Changes In Software Development

National Instruments released its 2012 Embedded Systems Outlook Report that outlines both latest technology and business trends for the embedded systems market.
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Product
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Rockwell Automation: EtherNet/IP Communications Auxiliary Unit

The Allen-Bradley EtherNet/IP Communications Auxiliary module helps enable DeviceNet-based components, such as the E3 Plus electronic overload relay, to communicate with an EtherNet/IP network.
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Flow Switch Gets ATEX, IECEx Approvals

Engineers in search of a low-cost flow verification solution for process analyzer sampling systems that is suitable for hazardous plant environments will be pleased to learn that the advanced Model FS
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Field Calibrator and Communicator
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Combined Calibrator and Fieldbus Communicator

Beamex releases its MC6 advanced field calibrator and communicator to address the increasing demands placed on maintenance and operations engineers in the process industries.
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Manufacturing in 2012
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Jobs in Manufacturing

Last week I went to Greenwood, IN, just outside of Indianapolis, to visit the campus of Endress + Hauser. E+H has substantial manufacturing capability there—and is adding two more buildings to give them more room to expand production and hire more people.
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Breaking the Barrier to Alternative Energy Sources

From chemically storing wind power’s kinetic energy to generating steam from biomass, developments in automation and supporting technologies are overcoming the obstacles to green power generation.
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Avid Solutions Named Yokogawa VigilantPlant Partner

Avid Solutions is now a member of the Yokogawa’s VigilantPlant Partner Program, a program designed to mutually enhance the value proposition to end-user clients.
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Standard Costs Are Not Dirty Words

Manufacturing and operational metrics are often available in real time; operations management places a high priority on immediate response and preventative actions to avoid failures from diminished pe
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