Communication

How Doerfer Companies automates its Wheelift self–propelled modular transporters using Beckhoff Automation technologies for precise control and coordination of NASA Space Launch System assembly and transport operations.
Softing Inc. is the North American business unit of Softing AG. Softing AG is a leading global provider of products for Industrial Automation and for Automotive Electronics. For over 30 years, the core business of Softing Industrial Automation has been industrial data communication in the form of chips, stacks, software suites and hardware modules. Softing's OPC/OPC UA code is the reference software for the OPC Foundation. The company is also a market leader in FOUNDATION fieldbus as well as other fieldbus technologies such as PROFINET and EtherNet/IP.
At GE, we believe HMI/SCADA software should do more than monitor machines; it should support your decisions. We also believe that high value innovation shouldn’t come with a high cost.
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GE’s Automation & Controls solutions optimize data and assets for today’s connected industries. With solutions such as computing and control platforms, operator interface and HMI, future-proof hardware, pre-engineered systems, and real-time operational intelligence, GE is connecting machines, data and people for better, faster, safer and more reliable performance.
Complete HMI and PLC Solutions IDEC differentiates itself by delivering exceptional, customized support to design engineers, while providing the highest quality industrial control and automation products. IDEC engineers research and test every product for quality and safety, ensuring users receive an unparalleled experience. Increased demand for flexible machine design and programming means you not only need products you can rely on, but also technical support you can reach any time. A value that goes beyond just products.
Integrating different equipment types is more than just making sure they can keep the plant running. Making sure everything communicates effectively can also bring people, suppliers and customers together.
In partnership with one of its top distributors, Bosch Rexroth held an open house to help customers get a better handle on its vision of the Smart Factory.
Detailing integration between enterprise and control systems, the ISA-95 standard offers a good starting point for an Industrial Internet of Things journey.
The PACTware consortium announces the release of its latest version of software, PACTware 5.0, that is fully based on the FDT2 standard.
Protocol conversion is an important building block for the Industrial Internet of Things, and one you need to be familiar with.
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