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SAP Explores Industry 4.0, Big Data and More

At the SAP Manufacturing Industry Forum this week, the software provider and several of its customers explained Idea to Performance and how they are taking advantage of data, the cloud, mobile computing and other key enablers.
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ODVA Explores the DeviceNet of Things

ODVA Explores the DeviceNet of Things

Industrial network protocol organization forms group to assess DeviceNet enhancements that can enable hardwired devices to join the DeviceNet network.
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Media Attention Drives Safety Market Growth
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Media Attention Drives Safety Market Growth

As more media attention is given to manufacturing-related accidents, plant managers and CEOs worldwide are served a constant reminder that there is no place for complacency in addressing safety. But are the steps they're taking to address safety issues enough?
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Rugged Servo Drives

The DZX series of digital networked, embedded, extended-environment servo drives are designed for use in extreme and harsh conditions. 
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Handheld Scanner Breaks Ground

As the next-generation DataMan handheld industrial ID scanner, the DataMan 8000 Series is designed for the factory floor. 
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Rigid-geared SCARA Robots

Billed as an industry first for SCARA robots, the TH-A Series is equipped with highly rigid gears for each axis. 
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Plug-and-play RFID

IO-Link-based RFID systems promise to making connecting RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) systems to networks as easy as connecting discrete I/O—without adding additional cost. 
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Drives Make American Debut

Now available for the American market, the Mega series of AC drives is the vendor’s newest series of full performance sensor-less Vector control AC drives, providing solutions from ½HP to 1000HP. 
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Flowmeter Adds Protocols, Verification

Micro Motion F-Series compact Coriolis meters are now available with additional digital protocols and Smart Meter Verification, a tool that delivers assurance of the structural and measurement integ
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Cooling for Control Units

To combat heat in control units, NEMA-rated Stratus air conditioners for enclosures are recommended for harsh environments, or when there are washdown requirements, heavy dust and debris, or airborn
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Software Adds IEC Code Generation

Simulink PLC Coder from MathWorks extends Model Based Design for the industrial automation segment by helping to create source code in structured text (IEC 61131-3 ST) using Simulink models that can
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Versatile Data Logger

Portable RDXL8 thermometer/data loggers are designed for remote logging and for use as a mobile measuring device for the industrial environment. 
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High-density Machine-mountable I/O

IP 67-rated high-density EtherCat Box modules feature 16 channels, doubling the previous maximum of 8 channels. 
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