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The Promise of Cognitive Computing

Cognitive computing could help provide a solution to the knowledge gap left by industry experts retiring in great numbers.
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System Integration: Maverick Acquires CQS Innovation

The acquisition expands Maverick’s batch process and systems validation capabilities, and increases its distributed control systems (DCS) capabilities for the for life sciences, chemical and metals industries.
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Want to Build Your own SCADA? Here’s a Guideline.

Want to Build Your own SCADA? Here’s a Guideline.

Despite the plethora of SCADA systems on the market, there remains a great deal of interest in building customized versions.
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Industrial LCD Panel Computer

The ARP-2606AP is a 6.4-inch LCD panel computer that is well-suited for factory automation, facility monitoring, machine automation and environmental monitoring.
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Sense Presence and Shape

Billed as the most advanced sensing solution for inspecting the presence and shape of defined areas, Presence PLUS P4 AREA vision sensors can perform these multiple analyses functions simultaneously a
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Controller Combines Performance/Value

As the latest and most powerful in the vendor’s S7-300 PLC family, the Simatic S7 CPU 319-3PN/DP is designed to combine the performance of a large PLC with the value found in smaller models.
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Securing Your Plant

Welcome to the first installment of Automation World’s Industrial Ethernet Review. In just a few years, Ethernet has become a de facto industrial networking standard.
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Flexible Manufacturing Puts You in Charge

The little robotic vacuum cleaner known as Roomba has sparked renewed interest in robotics. But it takes more than that to inspire automation professionals.
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Wired-to-wireless Gateway

The ADAM-4570W is designed to be a cost-effective data gateway between RS-232/422/485 and 802.11b wireless LAN interfaces.
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Ethernet Media Converters

A family of media converters enable users to convert electrical Ethernet signals into optical Ethernet signals and vice-versa, when long cable distances between elements dictate the need for fiber opt
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One of the big advantages of an Ethernet network is the ease with which it manages data from both cable and wireless connectivity.
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Cyber Security for Ethernet

Rugged Operating System (ROS) version 3.0 for the RuggedSwitch family of industrially hardened Ethernet switches provides additional cyber security features, as well as network performance and optimiz
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United Kingdom Invensys Share Price Gets the Kiss

It may not be much comfort to those who bought Invensys shares at their peak of more than £3.00 ($5.25) back in the days of Allen Yurko’s stewardship in 1999, but stock market sentiment in London is f
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