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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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Embracing Globalism:The China Factor

"I can think of no faster path to a worldwide recession than for the United States and China to turn against one another."
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Handheld RFID PDA

The Silverjet RFID PDA is a handheld RFID reader/writer designed for factory operations.
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Wireless Industrial LAN

Product Spotlight: Wireless Products
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Global Collaboration--Worth Striving For

Successful implementation is not trivial; it involves getting people in many different locations to cooperate meaningfully.
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Average, Laggard Companies Need to Catch Up

Jane Biddle, vice president of Boston analyst firm AberdeenGroup Inc., has researched manufacturing companies’ use of visibility and integration software.
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Compact OEM Surge Protection

TheValvetrab CompactDIN-rail-mountable surge protection device measures just 12mm per channel, which is billed as the smallest footprint in the industry.
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Cyber Security Still a Hard Sell with Management

The need for cyber security measures to protect plant control systems against electronic attacks from hackers, terrorists or others with malicious intent is drawing increased attention these days from
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Lean EOQ Powers Lean Manufacturing

Economic Order QuantityEOQ = √ ã 2*P*S/CP = Production in Units/monthS = Set-up and Ordering Cost per LotC = Inventory Carrying Costs $/unit/month
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4-wire Ethernet Products

A line of 4-wire D-coded Ethernet physical media products, including cables, switches and conduit adapters, are compliant with EtherNet/IP standards.
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Serial-to-Wireless Modules

Product Spotlight: Wireless Products
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