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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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Distributed I/O Provides Savings

The Allen-Bradley 1799-ER dual-port EtherNet/IP DIO board is an embedded distributed I/O (DIO) board that features dual EtherNet/IP ports, which allow users to implement a linear topology to reduce
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Safety I/O Modules Upgraded

The performance capabilities of the vendor’s ET series of fail-safe modules for the Simatic ET 200M I/O station have been increased, including the addition of Profinet capabilities. 
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Block I/O Upgrades Panels

The FAS20 family of IP20 rated, in-the-cabinet, block I/O stations for AS-interface (AS-i) networks feature a compact size and a DIN-rail mounting option that makes them suitable for upgrading exist
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Safety Valve Controller Adds Hart

The Neles ValvGuard VG9000 safety valve controller is now available in a Hart version, in addition to a Foundation Fieldbus version. 
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Diaphragm Withstands Pulverized Coal

The 2600T series pressure transmitter with a specially coated diaphragm directly measures pressures of pulverized coal, eliminating the need for long sensing lines. 
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Pressure Transmitters Gain Features

The model EJX910A Multivariable Transmitter now offers as standard several new features previously unavailable. 
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Flowmeter Adds Profibus, DTM

The FlexMasster ST98 Flow Meter Series now meets the Profibus-DP/-PA standards. 
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Increased-sensitivity Electromagnetic Flowmeter

The FPI Mag (Full Profile Insertion) Electromagnetic Flow Meter is the successor to the vendor’s Multi-Mag Insertion Flow Meter, which is said to be the industry’s only multi-electrode hot tap full
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Trends in Network Protocols

The trend in protocols for industrial networks is moving away from vendor-specific solutions.
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Integrated Messaging Enables Pre-Emptive Data Center Cooling Automation

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), headquartered in Austin, Texas, plays a variety of important roles in Central Texas: delivering electricity; managing the water supply and environment of t
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