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It Came From Outer Space…

Many of the technologies created for government programs have found their way into industrial applications.
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Beckhoff and Rockwell Automation Patent Dispute Settled
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Beckhoff and Rockwell Automation Patent Dispute Settled

At issue in this patent dispute were rights to several linear motor-related patents.
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Internet of Things Software Upgrade
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Internet of Things Software Upgrade

GE Intelligent Platforms upgrades three of its automation software products to align with the company’s vision for the Industrial Internet.
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Yokogawa Celebrates 90

Isao Uchida, Yokogawa Electric Corp.’s (www.yokogawa.com) tenth chief executive officer, reviewed highlights of the company’s 90 years of business, and reiterated his goal of making it the leading pro
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The Next Wave: Web Protocols

Internet protocols are becoming the norm in factory automation networks.
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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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EDDL and FDT Both Claim Gains

Two fieldbus communications technologies—Electronic Device Description Language (EDDL) and Field Device Tool/Device Type Managers (FDT/DTMs)—claim increased supplier adoption and user benefits at the
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Isao Uchida, Chief Executive Officer, Yokogawa Electric Corp.

Yokogawa Celebrates 90

Customers, press gather in Tokyo for presentations and exhibition as Yokogawa celebrates its 90th anniversary.
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