Greenfield
Factory Automation
Neil
Batch Processing
Hand
Process Automation
Reynolds
Packaging Automation
Campbell
On the Edge
BigLever and Aras Bridge the Engineering Gap
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BigLever and Aras Bridge the Engineering Gap

The integration of product line engineering and PLM unifies mechanical, software and electronic assets across a product portfolio.
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It’s the End of Google Glass As We Know It
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It’s the End of Google Glass As We Know It

Considering all the automation technology development that has revolved around Google Glass in the past few years, how will the end of the product in its current form impact the industry?
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For this metal industry plant, the production goal was seven-minute cycles per crane to move metal coils weighing 1 to 20 tons.
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Automating Gantry Crane Operations

Metals manufacturers use laser-guided sensors, PC-based control and a robust object-avoidance system to stack 20-ton metal coils almost entirely with automation.
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European Technology On Stage

With forecast sales of 60 million Euros for 2011—greater than in the record year of 2008—Rittal (www.rittal.com) told a conference of the technical press as the company celebrated its 50th anniversary
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Wireless Ethernet for Video Surveillance

Line of 5.8 GHz long range wireless Ethernet solutions let you  build line-of-sight, point-to-multipoint wireless Ethernet connections that link “fringe” IP devices such as video surveillance cameras
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PLC with Embedded Ethernet

MicroSmart Pentra PLC with embedded Ethernet provides built-in Modbus TCP that simplifies controls network setup for remote maintenance, monitoring and control, and data acquisition.
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Centers of Automation: USA and Germany

Editor’s Note: Publishing a print publication globally is cost-prohibitive, but global automation professionals crave global information.
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Bluetooth Ethernet Gateway

The 758-915 Bluetooth Ethernet gateway wirelessly transfers Ethernet protocols such as Profinet, MODBUS/TCP or EtherNet/IP via Bluetooth 2.0.
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The Beauty of Adopting Commercial Technologies

The amount of money expended on research and development for commercial technology exceeds the size of the industrial automation market.
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Self-Powered IPV6 Wireless Sensor Network Debuts

In June in Munich, Germany, a wireless sensor network running on harvested energy was demonstrated by Dust Networks (www.dustnetworks.com), the Hayward, Calif.
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Industrial Frequency Hopping Ethernet Radios

New Smart Switch feature, supported in RadioLinx industrial frequency hopping Ethernet radios for the 2.4 GHz and 900 MHz spectrums, enables the radios to intelligently route packets over the network.
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Ethernet Networks: Addition Gets Easier

Adding Ethernet ports to peripherals makes it simpler to add equipment to networks, while paying attention to cabling and protocol details ensures success. 
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Wireless Gateways and Nodes

SureCross Performance Wireless I/O gateways and nodes feature a high-power radio frequency (RF) architecture with 1-Watt transmit power in the 900 MHz ISM band.
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