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How OPC UA Creates Interoperability and Gives Data Context
This second installment in a four-part series on key industrial network technologies explains why OPC UA continues to be recognized as the global interoperability method of choice for industrial automation technologies.
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The Differences Between Local and Remote I/O
Understanding how local and remote I/O modules work can benefit your operations through improved safety, less wiring, and standardization for spare parts and engineering drawings.
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UniversalAutomation.Org Founded to Facilitate Interoperable Automation
Several automation technology suppliers and end users have partnered to create an independent, not-for-profit association to accelerate the development and deployment of vendor-agnostic "plug-and-produce" software.
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IIoT Retrofits for Legacy Equipment
If you’re like most manufacturers, you’re not operating a greenfield site with the latest internet-ready equipment. However, you’re likely facing numerous digitalization initiatives. Here’s how you can do it via strategic retrofits to existing equipment.
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High Power Charging and e-mobility Technology Available through Allied Electronics & Automation and Phoenix Contact
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Industrial Ethernet Advances Broaden the Network’s Value Across Industries
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Industrial PC for Edge Computing
Phoenix Contact's compact BL2 BPC 1500 is designed for entry-level automation featuring fan-less design, solid-state mass storage, and metal housing.
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