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How about wireless Ethernet? The second question is easy to answer: there is no wireless Ethernet. Ethernet, IEEE 802.3, runs on wires. Yes, you will see the term. The current generations of Wi-Fi, or Wireless Fidelity—IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11-2007 (which rolls up -a, -b and -g with the lesser-known -h, -i, and -j)—define wireless local...
John Yelland, Moxa vice president of global marketing
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Moxa Shows, Tells What Industrial IoT Looks Like

Moxa has been a long-time provider of hardened connectivity and networking solutions for industry.
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Splunk and Kepware Join Forces Around Industrial Data
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Splunk and Kepware Join Forces Around Industrial Data

New alliance highlights increasing interest in industrial control systems market from the enterprise IT space.
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The Economics of Automation

The purpose of automation is not to eliminate jobs, but to give workers the tools they need to do their jobs faster and more productively.
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Precision Gearboxes Grind Forward with Mid-Range Backlash

In both industrial and precision markets, 5-20 arc-min backlash-rated precision gearboxes are seeing the highest growth, offering a midpoint between high precision and industrial geared motors.
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APM Automation: Problem, Solution or Both?

With the Internet of Things, Big Data analytics, and increasingly sophisticated knowledge about process equipment condition, we are now able to reduce the downtime that automation led to in the first
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Shop Floor to Top Floor: Methodology Matters

If little about the financial view of operations has improved despite achieving shop floor to top floor integration, consider developing a cost model built from an operational model of your organizati
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The Science Timeline portion of http://spacestationlive.nasa.gov lists the experiments being conducted by astronauts on the International Space Station.
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The Industrial Internet of Things…in Space

U.S. National Laboratory on board the International Space Station is dedicated to novel research projects that can potentially yield groundbreaking results.
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Building an Enterprise-Wide Automation Architecture
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Building an Enterprise-Wide Automation Architecture

As manufacturers collect more and more data for analysis and decision-making, the need for an enterprise-wide automation system architecture strategy becomes ever more critical.
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ABB to Unveil Collaborative Robot
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ABB to Unveil Collaborative Robot

YuMi, a human-friendly dual-arm robot design for assembly work alongside humans, is scheduled for release in 2015.
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Aventics Celebrates 50 Years in Lexington

Manufacturer of pneumatic components and systems, and specialist supplier of drive and control solutions for the marine industry and commercial vehicles, was formerly Rexroth Pneumatics.
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Leeds University is home to Professor Martin Levesley, an NI award winner.
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NI Announces 2014 Excellence in Engineering Education Awards

Four men and two woman, representing various types and levels of automation education, were honored as innovative teachers of engineering.
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Emerson Makes a Case for Reliability

At Emerson Exchange in Orlando this week, executives at Emerson Process Management, its recent reliability acquisition MRG, and customers detailed the impact of reliability on the bottom line.
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Summit Media Group Adds Director of Editorial Content for Healthcare Packaging

With the recent growing readership of Healthcare Packaging, its companion website and e-books, Summit Media Group has added its first full-time editor dedicated exclusively to the media brand, which c
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Data Virtualization Made Easier

Cisco launched a major update to its data virtualization platform that helps IT make data from all number of sources easier for manufacturing to get to.
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Schneider Electric Transforms Its Software Project Services

Following Schneider Electric’s acquisition of Invensys, the company’s software project services organization has been boosted to deliver better support and customer value.
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Simio production schedule Gantt color codes show the odds for hitting key performance indicators related to date, cost, yield, etc.
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As Schneider Electric Software Partnerships Grow, Customers Win

Conference gives Schneider Electric software partners a deep dive into products and solutions; new partner Simio adds model-based scheduling to MES.
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A Leap Ahead with Enterprise Visualization

Schneider Electric’s Wonderware System Platform and Wonderware InTouch HMI software make a game-changing leap ahead with the 2014 R2 versions.
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How New Belgium Brewing Reduced Downtime and Increased Efficiency with Wonderware MES

After discovering its bottling line was only producing at 50 percent of capacity, New Belgium Brewing applied Wonderware MES to address the problem and generated additional production benefits in the
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Chevron Uses Schneider Electric’s SimSci DYNSIM Simulation Software for Controls Upgrade

A large, multi-year control systems upgrade project across several of Chevron’s oil fields in central California leveraged dynamic simulation software to seamlessly cut-over to new systems without los
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Airbus is Creating its Factory of the Future
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Airbus Creates its Factory of the Future

By leveraging the Internet of Things concept and commercial off-the-shelf tools, Airbus is reimagining its production processes through a research and technology project designed to improve its compet
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