Industrial Networks


Data Logger vs. DAQ

Understand the key differences between data logging and data acquisition.
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BASF Completes Successful Ethernet-APL Tests with ABB DCS

In its first greenfield Ethernet-APL project in Europe, BASF required potential suppliers to conduct Ethernet-APL performance tests before final contracts were awarded.
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Why 5G is the Secret to a Successful Warehouse Automation Strategy

As warehouses become increasingly automated, they need reliable and flexible connectivity to integrate automated systems while bolstering security and having the capacity to scale...

Flowserve Obtains FDT 3.0 DTM Certification

The flow control software driver for Flowserve’s new Logix 3820 Series digital positioner is based on FDT/DTM technology that extends standardized device management to mobile ...

Case Study: I/O Keeps Medical-Grade Water Flowing

Specialty Water Technologies' automated water-quality monitoring systems use Weidmuller USA's u-remote I/O to monitor sensors in the water-purification process.
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How IT System Uptime Yields Huge Cost Savings

When IT systems are deeply integrated with the manufacturing process, as is increasingly typical across industry, tunneling between systems mitigates client/server dropouts and...

Tests Demonstrate the Accuracy and Reliability of TSN over Wi-Fi

Conducted by the Avnu Alliance, a series of tests show how time-sensitive networking shines in time-critical industrial applications such as robot gripping—even on wireless networks...
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Microsoft Confirms Azure IoT Central Commitment

A message posted in error by Microsoft about the retirement of Azure IoT Central caused concern about the effects on technology applications connected to the service.


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Industrial Embedded Computers

Saelig has introduced the Impact-D 1100A series of DIN rail mountable embedded computers designed by Amplicon as an extension to its embedded computer range. The Impact-D 1100A...

Lenovo Introduces the Powerful and Flexible ThinkEdge SE70 Edge AI Platform

Today, during its annual TechWorld event, Lenovo™ introduced the ThinkEdge™ SE70, a powerful and flexible artificial intelligence (AI) edge platform for enterprise. The ThinkEdge...
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Antaira Releases New Compact 6-Port Managed 802.3bt PoE & Non-PoE Industrial Ethernet Switches

The LMP-C602G-SFP-bt(-T)-V2 series of light Layer 3 industrial managed Ethernet switches feature a 48 to 55V DC high voltage power input and a 12 to 48V DC wide voltage power ...
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Lenovo Reveals New ThinkEdge Portfolio of Embedded Computers

New ThinkEdge SE30 and SE50 enable digital transformation at the edge for healthcare, retail, manufacturing and all data-dependent industries.


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Pairing Centralized and Distributed I/O

Andy Lewis, manager of electric automation business development at Festo, explained how Festo’s new CPX-AP-A centralized I/O works with the CPX-AP-I distributed I/O can work separately...
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Industry Shapes the Future of Automation

Companies such as Pfizer, Shell, ExxonMobil, and Intel show the value of automation and where it’s headed through their use of specific technologies.
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Automation Suppliers and the Legacy Data Issue

How edge, cloud, and automation hardware technology suppliers are working together to ease the process of collecting legacy equipment data for analysis.
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Lenze at Automate 2022

Lenze offered an overview of its cloud offerings as well as its hardware portfolio at Automate 2022 in Detroit.