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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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Wonderware Achieves Key SAP Certification

“Powered by SAP NetWeaver” certification provides new assurances for Invensys-Wonderware customers pursuing plant floor-to-enterprise integration.
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The new Siemens line includes light weight, yet strong aluminum frame motors aimed at the low-cost original equipment market.

Siemens Launches Energy-Efficient Motors

Claiming the best efficiencies in the industry, the German industrial giant is taking aim at the North American market for low-voltage AC motors.
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Emerson Unveils Wireless Strategy

Emerson’s “Smart Wireless” strategy is built on self-organizing wireless networks and a family of wireless Hart devices that will be released starting summer of 2006.
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Copa-Data To Set Up U.S. Operation

One of the leading independent European SCADA/HMI vendors proves it’s not just Mozart that comes from Salzburg.
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Keith Nosbusch, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rockwell Automation Inc.

Rockwell Automation Targets India

The North American-based automation heavyweight sees India as an important center for growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Jim Brown, Vice President of Global Product Innovation and Engineering, AberdeenGroup

PLM More Common at Best Companies

Best-in-class companies are four times more likely to use product lifecycle management technology, says report.
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Robot Vendors Set Records in 2005

Despite last year’s strong results, heavy dependence on the automotive industry and other concerns raise a caution flag for 2006.
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Charlie Duncheon, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Artificial Muscle Inc.

Artificial Muscle Launches Products

New electroactive polymer actuators are aimed for use in pumps, valves and other devices.
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CAN in Automation Meetings Set

CiA Information Day events are planned for Chicago, Nuremberg and Milan.
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SAP Unveils CRM On-Demand Solution

New mySAP Customer Relationship Management solution is designed for large and mid-size organizations.
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