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Learn How Remote Workforce Tools Can Boost Your Uptime 30%
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Learn How Remote Workforce Tools Can Boost Your Uptime 30%

This Automation World webcast shows how technology has emerged in the oil & gas, power, water and other infrastructure-related industries that can empower your remote workforce.
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Beckhoff at Hannover Fair 2015
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Beckhoff at Hannover Fair 2015

At this year's Hannover Fair, Beckhoff focused key aspects of its exhibit on Industry 4.0, PC-based control and industrial I/O.
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Wago at Hannover Fair 2015
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Wago at Hannover Fair 2015

Martin Paulick, Wago's automation product manager, explains the company's new DNP3 protocol implementation for smart grid, water/wastewater and oil & gas applications. The DNP3's Configuration software is also highlighted.
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mapp industry: PackML made easy
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mapp industry: PackML made easy

mapp industry provides a fast, easy way to implement the ISA TR88.00.02 standard (also known as OMAC PackML) for defining machine states, modes and tag naming conventions.
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MAPP Robotics
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MAPP Robotics

mapp robotics lets you configure the mechanical properties for the robot and each joint directly for each robotic component. A unique faceplate makes it easy to configure popular robot types in a matter of minutes.
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Hannover Fair 2015 Highlights: Day One
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Hannover Fair 2015 Highlights: Day One

A brief look at two of the many exhibits visited on our first day at Hannover Fair 2015.
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Hannover Fair 2015 Highlights: Day Two
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Hannover Fair 2015 Highlights: Day Two

In this video three exhibits are highlighted: Eaton’s XV300 multi-touch HMI/PLC device; Harting’s RFID-enabled, automated custom connector assembly workcell; and Siemens’ Industry 4.0 digitization showcase, illustrating hardware and software applications in continuous process, packaging, and automot
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How Model-Based Development Is Transforming Manufacturing Execution
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How Model-Based Development Is Transforming Manufacturing Execution

Watch this Automation World video presentation and share it with members of your team to gain critical information that could improve your plant’s performance.
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How Five Key Trends Are Affecting Automation Technology Evaluation
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How Five Key Trends Are Affecting Automation Technology Evaluation

Watch this Automation World video webcast to learn how five game-changing trends are changing the way companies — perhaps yours — are evolving in the way they evaluate and deploy various automation technologies.
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Response time is critical to safe motion
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Response time is critical to safe motion

Safety functions like Safe Limited Speed are dependent on system response time.
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Sensor detects clear labels
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Sensor detects clear labels

Smart Dot laser sensor from Tri-Tronics with OLED display provides many benefits and opportunities to configure the sensor as needed. It's especially suitable for clear-label sensing.
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Yaskawa's Unified Control Packaging Demo

An overview of Yaskawa's Unified Robot and Machine Control solution for packaging automation.
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Voice-activated commands for machines
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Voice-activated commands for machines

At PACK EXPO East, Beckhoff demonstrated how Google Glasses connected directly to a cloud server make it possible to adjust machine speeds with voice-activated commands.
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Q4X Versatile, Rugged Laser Distance Sensor
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Q4X Versatile, Rugged Laser Distance Sensor

With best in class excess gain, bipolor PNP and NPN outputs, a reliable 25 to 300 mm detection range and superior ambient light immunity, the Q4X can solve even the most challenging distance-based, part-detection applications.
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Schmersal Product Animation Video: AZM200 Wiring and Functions
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Schmersal Product Animation Video: AZM200 Wiring and Functions

The AZM200 Series is a solenoid latching interlock switch for machine safeguarding. It features a door handle actuator with an optional inside emergency release. This video shows wiring options for serial diagnostics and series wiring, and demonstrates various functions.
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New Opto 22 video
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New Opto 22 video

What is Industrial Automation?
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Real-Time Remote Connectivity
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Real-Time Remote Connectivity

Hilscher's Armin Beck showcases the company's netHOST remote real-time Ethernet and fieldbus master that can be used over standard LAN networks. He also explains Hilscher's netSCADA panel, which allows HMI pages to be visible on mobile devices.
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Multi-Core Automation and Control
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Multi-Core Automation and Control

Beckhoff Automation's Stefan Hoppe explains how the company's TwinCAT open automation software uses up to 36 cores of PC power to run multiple fieldbus systems and leverage multiple programming languages, thereby allowing single cores to be used to control motion, vision, HMI, PLC logic, m
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Embedded Motion Control Communication
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Embedded Motion Control Communication

Innovasic's Tom Weingarter and Volker Goller demonstrate the company's fido5000 realtime Ethernet multiprotocol (REM) switch for motion control communication applications on Profinet IRT and EtherNet/IP with a device level ring.
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Emerging Technologies for Industrial Networking
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Emerging Technologies for Industrial Networking

Moxa's Martin Jenkner walks us through the Moxa exhibit at SPS 2014 to highlight the company's focus on obsolescence management for serial based communication and emerging technologies such as PRP/HSR and PTP for real-time communication.
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