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Automation World Focuses on  the Industrial Internet of Things

Automation World Focuses on the Industrial Internet of Things

A new quarterly print supplement, companion e-book and newsletter dedicated to the topic of the Industrial Internet of Things set to debut this fall from Automation World.
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New Processors for Industrial Use

New Processors for Industrial Use

The new Sitara AM437x processor from Texas Instruments offers real-time processing and support for industrial automation protocols.
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5 Keys to Successful Manufacturing Intelligence Implementation
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5 Keys to Successful Manufacturing Intelligence Implementation

Virtual Presentation: Sherwin Williams shares best practice information from the front lines of manufacturing intelligence systems implementation.
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Role-based Decision Support

Manufacturing and executive decision makers can see key, role-based maintenance and purchasing analytics via a standard Web portal with Avantis.DSS.
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Rich Timoney

EDDL and FDT Both Claim Gains

“Enhanced” Electronic Device Description Language (EDDL) appears to be gaining momentum in the process control community, with the unveiling of a multi-vendor demonstration of EDDL enhancements at ISA
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A turbine-driven feedwater pump at Comanche Peak is equipped with an Azima I-100, the yellow cylindrical unit.

Look Ma, No Wires

Wireless industrial networks offer compelling potential advantages. Here’s a look at how some end users are beginning to cash in on the technology, while others are still holding back.
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Recognizing Excellence in Manufacturing (sidebar)

Automation World Recognizes Component Product Introductions (sidebar)
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The Roomba Scheduler Vacuuming Robot from iRobot Corp.automatically cleans floors on a schedule set by the user.

What's Next for Robots?

Robotics executives look toward commercial robot technologies in charting the direction for future factory robots, as well as for new market opportunities.
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The 8th Convention and Exhibition on Oil Pipeline Technology, in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, was a platform for knowledge exchange

Mexican Company Invests in Pipeline Technology

The management, operation and maintenance of an aging pipeline infrastructure owned by PEMEX, the Mexican oil conglomerate, continues to be a hot topic.
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Keith Nosbusch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rockwell Automation Inc.

Rockwell Automation Touts "Customer Intimacy"

At its Manufacturing Perspectives 2005, an annual event for manufacturing media and analysts, Rockwell Automation highlighted global manufacturing trends and automation success stories.
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Hesh Kagan, Director of Technology Marketing and New Ventures, Invensys Process Systems

Invensys Rolls Out Managed Wireless Services

New Invensys strategy centers around shared access point technology and common data and security models for all wireless devices—regardless of vendor or application.
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Kevin Roach, Vice President, Rockwell Software

Rockwell Automation to Acquire Datasweep

The acquisition expands FactoryTalk plant-wide information software offerings.
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Bosch Rexroth Acquires Nyquist BV

Acquisition of the Dutch motion control supplier is said to provide Bosch Rexroth complete motion control capability for the semiconductor and medical manufacturing markets.
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