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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

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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Combined Motion/Logic Control

As the latest module in the vendor’s I/O-System family, the 750-670 provides stepper motor and servo drive control in a compact 12mm-wide package.
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Increasing Chemical Plant Security

“Having the security system totally integrated with process control is what makes this project best-inclass.
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Improved Loop Control for Complex Systems

So-called “advanced loop tuning” produces the same results as traditional proportional-integral-derivative (PID) tuning, says Dr.
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Handheld Vibration Analysis

The VSA-1212 Vibration Spectrum Analyzer is billed as the first PDA-based vibration analyzer to provide open, non-proprietary desktop PC software built on a foundation of Microsoft Excel.
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Wireless Transmitter Family

XYR 5000 Wireless Transmitters enable automated monitoring of variables in areas where traditional hard-wired transmitters are too costly, difficult or time-consuming to implement.
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Get Ready for Growth

Increase inventories to be ready for a very busy second half of the year.
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Software Boosts Messaging, Security

Enhancements to the Allen-Bradley SLC 500-Series controllers help improve messaging performance over CIP-based networks and support higher levels of security in control system programming.
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EtherNet/IP Switches

EtherNet/IP switch features are now available in the vendor’s industrial-grade EISX_M, EICP_M and EISB_M managed switches.
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Get your information-to-go via Podcasts

Check out Automation Minutes with Editor in Chief Gary Mintchell.
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