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    How Process Sensors Provide More Intelligence
    9 23 Teledyne Flir
    Products

    Thermal Camera Module

    Sept. 7, 2023
    The expansion of the Boson+ thermal camera module product line has 24 compact models featuring 320x256 resolution. Radiometry, as well as MIPI and CMOS interfaces are now also...
    9 23 Rockwell
    Products

    On-Machine Distributed I/O

    Sept. 6, 2023
    The ArmorBlock 5000 I/O blocks with integrated IO-Link technology can speed up project development with the common tag structure and configuration workflows in the Studio 5000...
    9 23 Abaco
    Networks

    SOSA 100GigE Switches

    Sept. 5, 2023
    Abaco Systems has announced the new NetErnity SWE450S and SWE550S fully managed Ethernet switches designed with 25/100GigE connectivity. Both Ethernet switches (which are SOSA...
    9 23 Softing
    Networks

    Ethernet Cable Tester

    Sept. 1, 2023
    The CableMaster 210 is an Ethernet cable tester that is small enough to fit in your pocket. It includes a large LCD, backlit display and remote that neatly docks inside the local...

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    9 23 Mitsubishi
    Software

    Data Analysis Software

    Mitsubishi has announced its Melsoft MaiLab software, which uses Maisart intelligent technology to analyze and diagnose factory data. Through analysis of past manufacturing data...
    Toyota Australia’s demonstration plant employs Emerson automation and controls to produce, store and use hydrogen gas as a sustainable fuel.
    Control

    Emerson Connects Toyota’s Hydrogen Plant

    To avoid complexity, Emerson created a process orchestration layer to connect power meters, an electrolyzer, fuel cell, hydrogen refueler, solar and battery inverter system, and...
    9 23 Kollmorgen
    Motion

    Washdown Servo Motor

    Aug. 30, 2023
    The Akma Servo Motor from Kollmorgen was built for durability, cleanability and versatility as part of the Akma servo motor portfolio. The motor employs a hardened anodized aluminum...
    9 23 Pilz
    Robots

    AGV Security Package

    Pilz recently introduced a new safety and security package for safeguarding automated guided vehicle systems (AGVs). The package includes PSENscan safety laser scanners (collision...
    EtherCAT devices come in form factors such as this PCB-board pluggable EJ terminal, standard EL slice, and machine-mountable EtherCAT box module from Beckhoff Automation. Source: Beckhoff Automation
    Communication

    EtherCAT Plays a Role in Multiple Industries

    Why more than 7,000 companies rely on an Ethernet-based industrial networking protocol without IP addresses and switches.
    9 23 Moxa
    Products

    Mini PCI Express Boards

    Aug. 28, 2023
    Moxa has unveiled the new CP-102N Mini PCI Express multiport serial board. Designed for industrial automation systems and industrial PC manufacturers, the CP-102N is compatible...
    9 23 Kassow
    Robots

    7-Axis Lightweight Robot

    Aug. 25, 2023
    At 1800mm, the new KR1805 industrial cobot offers the longest reach in Kassow’s KR series and still maintains a 5kg payload. The robot’s unique 7th axis—or “wrist joint”— enables...
    9 23 Idec
    Sensors

    Photoelectric Sensors

    Aug. 24, 2023
    The SA2E general-purpose photoelectric sensor family includes five models which improve or replace SA1E products. The SA2E sensors improve response times to 0.5ms, compared with...
    Agnico Eagle personnel analyze readings from Endress+Hauser’s Liquiline CM442 transmitter. Source: Endress+Hauser
    Sensors

    How Process Sensors Provide More Intelligence

    Manufacturers put process sensors to work for proactive maintenance and inventory monitoring applications.
    9 23 Harmonic Drive
    Products

    Mini Actuator with Integrated Servo Drive

    Aug. 23, 2023
    The new FHA-C Mini Actuator features an integrated servo drive that allows for control of position, velocity and torque. Built to withstand high loads and harsh environments, ...
    9 23 Fluke
    Products

    Acoustic Imager

    Aug. 22, 2023
    The Fluke ii910 Precision Acoustic Imager with the new MecQ Mode allows users to quickly scan large areas and visually pinpoint technical issues before they become critical. With...
    9 23 Exor
    Products

    Wireless HMI

    Aug. 21, 2023
    The new Exor X5 wireless HMI features a 5-inch color display and a user-friendly interface. The device also includes a built-in web server, enabling remote access and monitoring...
    9 23 Emergent Vision
    Products

    100GigE Camera

    The Zenith HZ-2000-G 100GigE Camera from Emergent Vision Technologies has a QSFP28 interface and allows end users to reach 3462fps in 8-bit mode and 1782fps in 10-bit mode. The...
    Clint Bundy
    Business Intelligence

    Current State of Automation Buyer and Investor Sentiment

    Through a combination of meetings at industry events and a survey, Bundy Group has gauged current buyer and financial sponsor support around automation industry investments.
    9 23 B R
    Products

    AI-Enhanced Machine Vision

    B&R has added deep learning functionality to its smart camera portfolio. The first product to emerge from the project is a deep-learning-based optical character recognition (OCR...
    9 23 Advanced Energy
    Products

    Handheld Temperature Calibrators

    Adding to the Tegam family of measurement and calibration tools, Advanced Energy has introduced two new products: the Intrinsically Safe Tegam 947A, which is designed for environments...
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    Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity for Small to Mid-Sized Manufacturers

    Aug. 2, 2023
    Industrial Defender’s Phoenix is designed to provide smaller manufacturers with easy-to-use and cost-effective operations security system.
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    Cybersecurity

    Cyber Attacks: What Should Manufacturers Do?

    July 31, 2023
    As you think about cybersecurity, determine how much downtime or monetary loss you can afford due to a cyber attack. Understanding what you’re willing to risk can help determine...
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    Communication

    Complex Motion Control with Time-Sensitive Networking

    July 25, 2023
    As automated systems involving motion control become more complex, Time-Sensitive Networking enables Ethernet to provide deterministic network communications.
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    Analytics

    Honeywell Plans to Acquire Compressor Controls to Expand Asset Performance Management

    July 21, 2023
    Maximizing uptime and reducing maintenance costs are primary goals for Honeywell by adding Compressor Control’s proprietary performance analytics, optimization algorithms and ...
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    Plant Maintenance

    Siemens and Microsoft Team Up with Open AI

    July 20, 2023
    By connecting Siemens Teamcenter PLM with Microsoft Teams and OpenAI’s ChatGPT, multiple new capabilities can be brought to industry, from helping frontline workers correct equipment...
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    Digital Transformation

    6 Common Digital Twin Applications

    July 17, 2023
    Digital twin technology can be used in many ways. IoT Analytics found the technology’s use to be most prevalent in prediction, system and product simulation, interoperability,...
    The Bosch Rexroth Flexible Transport System on display at Automate 2023.
    Motion

    Bosch Rexroth Showcases its Flexible Transport System

    July 6, 2023
    Powered by Bosch Rexroth’s ctrlX app-based control technology, the Flexible Transport System can be used in low- or high-payload applications requiring high-speed and/or high-...
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    Operations Software

    How to Move Beyond Smart Factory Pilots

    June 30, 2023
    Rolls-Royce explains the steps it has seen to be effective for implementing advanced manufacturing projects after proving them at the pilot stage.
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    Home

    Connecting SCADA and Robots

    June 29, 2023
    Mitsubishi Electric’s acquisition of SCADA software supplier Iconics supports preventative and predictive maintenance applications for robots and other automated machinery.
    Universal Robot production operations. Source: Universal Robots
    Robotics

    System Integrator Denali Partners with Universal Robots

    May 19, 2023
    The partnership combines Universal Robots’ cobot technologies with Denali’s Automation-as-a-Service portfolio, which includes AWS machine learning capabilities.