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Schneider Electric Deploys Baxter
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Schneider Electric Deploys Baxter

Humanoid robot capable of working alongside humans is now testing circuit breakers at Schneider Electric’s plant in Missouri.
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Mining Data to Improve Downtime
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Mining Data to Improve Downtime

Your plant floor data is a repository of informational gold. Have you started digging yet?
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Industrial Automation Controls Custom Car
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Industrial Automation Controls Custom Car

Multiple functions on this custom car—from raising the hood and trunk to the controlling the electrical systems and windshield wipers—are powered by industrial automation components.
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Flexible, EtherCat I/O Module

The IP 67-rated EP4374 EtherCat Box is a machine-mountable I/O device that combines two analog inputs and two analog outputs into one device.
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Virus Prevention Requires The Human Touch

The Stuxnet outbreak was spawned predominantly by so-called candy drops, in which an infected thumb drive or Universal Serial Bus (USB) flash drive was placed in a spot where a plant employee could fi
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Technological Advances, Better Designs Protect Networks

While standards bodies continue to devise new concepts, technology providers are also coming up with new ways to prevent this type of unexpected downtime.
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Doing All You Can to be Cyber Secure?

From chemical industry cooperation to ISA99 security assurance levels to technological advances built into Ethernet—standards and strategies are evolving to address security threats.
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Manufacturing Economics: Successful Property Tax Appeals

Reduced taxes enhance a manufacturer’s profitability.
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Securing The U.S. Power Grid From Cyber Attack

The North American Electric Reliability Council oversees the reliability and security of the U.S. electric power grid.
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Network Intrusion Prevention: Sleepers Awake!

Your networks are vulnerable to intruders. A rash of recently published vulnerabilities and exploits prove that the conventional methods of blocking them are not enough.
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Automation World Readers' Poll: Yes, No, Maybe

Automation World recently conducted an online poll on industrial network security that asked a couple of key questions: Are you confident in your security?
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Certified Security, It’s Coming

Industrial controllers, devices and networks that are certified secure—comprehensively secure—don’t exist, for the simple reason that the standards are not all in place.
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Managing Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance

Manufacturing organizations are often challenged with myriad environmental, health and safety (EH&S) regulations that need to be complied with across the enterprise.
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