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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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Bringing HMIs to Your Mobile Device
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Bringing HMIs to Your Mobile Device

Opto 22's Gerhard Kreiling explains how the company's groov product can be used to take your industrial HMI applications mobile.
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Panel Building—From Design to Wiring
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Panel Building—From Design to Wiring

Rittal's Uwe Scharf showcases the company's focus on its TS8 enclosure, which is used widely across numerous industries—including IT.
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Device-to-Enterprise Communications
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Device-to-Enterprise Communications

Wago's Uli Hempen explains the company's DIMA (Decentralized Intelligence for Modular Applications) methodology that uses Wago automation on field devices to communicate openly to enterprise level systems using a service-oriented architecture.
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Sophisticated Control Over Fluid Pumping
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Sophisticated Control Over Fluid Pumping

Ingersoll-Rand's ARO fluid products provided this dynamic demo showing electronic controls and air-operated, double-diaphragm pumping simplify the accurate delivery of fluid to drums or other containers, adding capabilities to incorporate inputs for temperature and other factors.
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Industrial camera is built for machine vision
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Industrial camera is built for machine vision

Matrox 4Sight GPm is an industrial computer built for machine vision on the factory floor. It was displayed inspection the front and back panels, and lid, of a breath mints box. Unit features a fanless design with multiple ports for GigE Vision and USB3 Vision.
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Selecting an Integrated, Functional Safety Network
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Selecting an Integrated, Functional Safety Network

This Automation World video explains how the approaches differ and how the integrated, openSAFETY industrial network solution can ease compliance while reducing network wiring, enhancing diagnostics and improving uptime.
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Delta robot replacement has no mechanical parts
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Delta robot replacement has no mechanical parts

The patent-pending Michelangelo high-speed, 4-axis pick-and-place robot from IASE Co. offers an alternative to Delta robots, with no mechanical parts and providing a cleaner alternative.
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Clear-label sensor
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Clear-label sensor

A clear-label sensor from Lion features all push-button controls as opposed to more conventional screw adjustments. Though designed primarily for clear film labels, it can also be used on paper labels.
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Robotic case erector can integrate or standalone
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Robotic case erector can integrate or standalone

Robotic case erector connects with other end-of-line systems, or can stand alone.
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Covering a wide range of certified pre-owned equipment
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Covering a wide range of certified pre-owned equipment

The Frain Group provides an overview of their certified pre-owned equipment dealership. The company specializes in a wide range of equipment, from pumps or small pieces of labeling equipment, up to completely integrated lines.
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Anti-vibration Technology
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Anti-vibration Technology

The Bosch-Rexroth anti-vibration technology, demonstrated on a two-axis delta style robot, makes it possible to increase packaging machinery speed by 33%.
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Intuitive, simple belt pin operation
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Intuitive, simple belt pin operation

Habasit America demonstrated a new feature on its established micropitch belt, the SaniClip. A typical belt requires a screwdriver or other dedicated tool to pull a pin. The SaniClip uses a specialized belt pin that can be hand-pulled. Color-coding identifies the features location on the belt.
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Mix & match panels, PCs with next gen automation
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Mix & match panels, PCs with next gen automation

The new automation panel 900 series from B&R offers sizes ranging from 12%u201D to 24%u201D, and uses both resistive, single-touch technology, and capacitive multi-touch technology.
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Reduction in machine development time
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Reduction in machine development time

Up to 80% of software engineering requirements are covered by Lenze's FAST application software.
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 How to Set up the BOA Smart Camera Vision System
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How to Set up the BOA Smart Camera Vision System

BOA smart camera products comprise all the elements of an industrial machine vision system in a tiny smart camera style package. Watch how easily this flexible inspection system can be up and running for quick deployment on the factory floor.
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