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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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Machine vision support

The Cognex VisionPro PC vision software now supports the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET programming environment.
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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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Nic Gihl, Vice President of Industrial Automation and Control, Schneider Electric

Challenges, Opportunities at Schneider

Schneider automation executive Nic Gihl sees U.S. opportunities in OEM sales, and upgrades, and cites improved communications as the new automation frontier.
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Parade of Products at NI Week

Integrators and users converge on hot Austin, Texas, to hear about hot technologies.
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