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How Omron Uses Big Data
The industrial automation business of Omron Corp. consists of more than 160 sites in 40 different countries. To better identify potential points of improvement, Omron wanted objective data that went beyond the intuition and experience of its skilled workers; the company also wanted a system capable of analyzing big data and presenting the results in ways...
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Petrochemical Expansion Gets Help From Honeywell Control Upgrade

Qatar Fuel Additives will use the integrated control and safety system to reduce operating costs and improve efficiencies in its methanol and MTBE production.
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Virtual Assembly, Real Results

Simulating assembly operations in a virtual environment is no longer a fantasy.
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How Omron Uses Big Data
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How Omron Uses Big Data

To track its manufacturing processes in real time, Omron Corp. uses Microsoft SQL Server and Excel with its Sysmac SQL Direct Link software. Here’s how they do it.
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Google Earth Connects Ford's Virtual Assembly

One of the biggest issues confronting global manufacturers like Ford Motor Co.
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B&R: Speeding Up Automation Controller Cycle Time

reACTION technology helps take automation controller cycle times down to 1 µs.
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Omega Engineering: Low Profile Compression Load Cells

The LC411-USBH Series high speed USB load cells connect directly to a computer.
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Moore Industries: WirelessHART Temperature Transmitter

The THZ WirelessHART Temperature solution combines the company’s THZ Smart HART Temperature Transmitter and the Bullet WirelessHART Adapter by MACTek into one self-powered package for remote locations
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Teledyne Dalsa: Vision System with Touchscreen

Expanding the GEVA family of multi-camera vision systems for industrial inspection, the GEVA-312T is a stand-alone system with a built-in touchscreen display that delivers flexibility and easy migrati
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Yokogawa: Single-Loop Controllers

YS1000 Series single-loop controllers have been enhanced with a new TFT LCD with improved display characteristics and a design that facilitates easy maintenance.
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Emerson: Guided Wave Radar Level Transmitters

Rosemount 5300 Guided Wave Radar (GWR) level transmitters are now certified to IEC 61508 for safety instrumented functions up to SIL 3.
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Siemens Industry: Failsafe Controller

Designed to increase flexibility, safety, efficiency and productivity at the plant floor level, the Simatic S7-1518F failsafe controller is available with a bit performance of 1 ns.
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Carlo Gavazzi: Multi-voltage Capacitive Sensor

The multi-voltage CA30CLN12M Series capacitive sensor with relay and optional time delay output provides reliable detection of solid, fluid or granulated substances.
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Crowd-Sourced Design and Engineering
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Crowd-Sourced Design and Engineering

A new partnership between GE and Local Motors focuses on a manufacturing model that pairs co-creation and micromanufacturing to develop and bring to market new GE Appliances.
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Boeing’s New Approach to Fuselage Assembly
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Boeing’s New Approach to Fuselage Assembly

Advanced Integration Technology combines motion control, servo drive platforms, failsafe CPUs, distributed I/O, and Ethernet networks to design a fully automated positioning and joining system for the
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Yokogawa to Supply Control for Supercritical Thermal Power Plant

Yokogawa Electric will provide control systems and more to the Jeddah South project, Saudi Arabia’s first supercritical oil-fired thermal power plant.
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Prototype Internet Of Things Apps for $20?
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Prototype Internet Of Things Apps for $20?

A new microcontroller from Texas Instruments enables engineers to prototype Internet of Things connectivity ranging from sensor gateways to control networks.
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Teledyne DALSA: CMOS Line Scan Cameras

The Linea series offer high speed and flexibility in an affordable package.
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Red Lion: PID Controllers

The PXU series enables tighter, more reliable control over a wide range of processes, including temperature, flow and pressure, from a single model.
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Pepperl+Fuchs: Linear Inductive Sensors

The new PMI40 models offer an alternative to standard cylindrical analog sensors.
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Honeywell: Process Control System

The latest version of Experion PKS Orion has advanced capabilities that allow industrial plants to implement automation projects faster and more efficiently, while making it easier to manage daily ope
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