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David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship goes to Tri-County Technical College.

Harvey Scholarship to Tri-County Technical College

Tri-County Technical College of Pendleton, SC, has been selected to receive the 2014 David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship, which will be awarded during The Automation Conference May 20-21 in Chicago.
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Automation: It’s Time to Question the Way It’s Always Been Done

ExxonMobil is rethinking the way it automates operations, bucking the traditionally conservative mentality in oil and gas.
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Pairing Programmable Automation Controllers and Networks
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Pairing Programmable Automation Controllers and Networks

When using a programmable automation controller (PAC) that combines a processor and FPGA, the processing components offer different advantages, lending themselves to different communication tasks.
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Mid-Range Safety Controllers

As part of the new UE 100 Series Safety Controllers, the UE 440 and UE 470 offer users a mid-range safety controller with more advanced functions and flexibility than a safety relay, but without the c
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Enhanced Ethernet Switches

The EICP_M, EISX_M and EISB_M Ethernet switches now include new features designed to greatly enhance their performance in industrial networks.
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Subjects in the AR lab experiments will use a handheld device to perform a task on chicken cutouts that is similar in complexity

"Augmented Reality" Advances

TV football fans will experience one form of “augmented reality” technology this fall, when broadcasters superimpose a computer-generated line across the field that enables viewers to easily see how
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Enterprise Transaction Module

Online Development’s xCoupler™ enterprise transaction module for Allen-Bradley ControlLogix controllers provides two-tier data exchange between plant floor devices (sensors, actuators, drives, bar-cod
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Brushless Speed Control

The high performance AXU Series brushless speed control systems can maintain a constant torque value over the entire speed range of 100rpm to 2000rpm.
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Convert PID Tuning Parameters

The PID Tuning Translator converts PID tuning from one industrial PID controller to another. It converts PID values from any of more than 490 different industrial PID controllers to the new system.
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WBF's Expanded Vision

World Batch Forum, now known simply as WBF, is a nonprofit, professional organization dedicated to supporting the process automation and operations needs of the technical and management professions in
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Automation System

Easy-2-Combine from Rexroth is a solution for multi-axis automation tasks with individual components that can be combined in simple, time-saving assembly steps, allowing the most common applications i
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Embedded Historian

The V2.0 release of the embedded component historian object (ECHO) enables developers to create an embedded data historian supporting Microsoft Windows CE.Net 4.2—in addition to high-end server machin
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High-Performance Motion Control

The NextMove PCI-2 is a high-performance PCI-bus motion controller designed to offer extensive digital and analog I/O while providing a flexible all-in-one control solution for PC-hosted automation ap
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