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CNC control gateway opens up machine tools to Industry 4.0

(28/07/2019)
Softing Industrial has released the new uaGate 840D gateway which allows access the data from SINUMERIK 840D machine tools via the OPC UA standard for use directly in Industry 4.0 applications.
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App supports signaling system for 4G devices

(22/07/2019)
The TC MOBILE I/O app from Phoenix Contact supports the use of the TC MOBILE I/O X200 alarm and remote control module by enabling SMS commands to be triggered with just a click and displaying the current device status clearly to the user.
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Multiple valve actuator control solution

(30/04/2019)
Rotork has launched the latest generation of its monitoring and control system for valve actuators and plant equipment.


Archive

  1. 22/03/2019 Raspberry Pi-based communication modules

    RS Components has introduced KUNBUS to its supplier portfolio, a developer of intelligent communications modules, including fieldbus- and industrial Ethernet-based devices for a range of automation markets.

  2. 18/03/2019 ASi-5 I/O modules

    ASi-5 is the latest generation of the AS-Interface standard which was created to the efficient networking of sensors and actuators at the automation base. The latest version of the standard allows larger data quantities to be transmitted significantly faster and even intelligent sensors such as IO-Link can be integrated more easily.

  3. 18/03/2019 Simplified shop floor to business systems communication

    Red Lion Controls has added new capabilities to its Crimson software, including an OPC UA Client driver with encrypted password support, OPC UA Historical Access, an MQTT connector for Google Cloud and store and forward buffering for all Crimson cloud connectors.

  4. 04/03/2019 Connector combines rapid termination technique with high mating cycle capability

    The new robust Han ES Press HMC (High Mating Cycles) connector series from HARTING combines can be installed quickly without tools and it able to handle at least 10,000 mating cycles.

  5. 25/02/2019 IO-Link masters and hubs range expands to meet connectivity demands

    Belden has expanded its Lumberg Automation LioN-Power IO-Link System to help address Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity needs through simplified device automation.

  6. 11/02/2019 Extended OPC UA aggregation server options

    Softing Industrial Data Intelligence has released version 1.10 of its dataFEED Secure Integration Server, extending its OPC UA Aggregation Server and offering more filtering options for individual OPC UA items.

  7. 11/02/2019 Hygienically designed on-machine fieldbus system

    The Cube67 from Murrelektronik is a decentralised fieldbus system created for use on machines. It has a modular structure allowing customised installation concepts to be realised via a variety of input modules, output modules, mixed modules, and a wide range of function modules, multifunctional channels and comprehensive diagnostic options.

  8. 22/01/2019 Wireless connectivity solutions go the distance

    Advantech B+B SmartWorx is expanding its range of wireless connectivity solutions with the launch of LoRaWAN wireless solutions.

  9. 14/01/2019 K-coded M12 connector for integrated transmission of data, signals and power

    HARTING has introduced a new version of its M12 circular connector in the IEC 61076-2-111 standard K-coding.

  10. 07/01/2019 Wi-Fi flexible antenna for compact devices

    Molex, has launched its Wi-Fi flexible antenna series, designed for fast and easy integration into wireless devices with minimal implementation cost.

  11. 25/11/2018 Unlocking data from orphaned and legacy equipment

    Red Lion Controls has released the DA10D and DA30D Protocol Conversion and Data Acquisition devices.

  12. 25/11/2018 eWON Flexy gateway becomes OPC UA ready

    The latest version of firmware for the eWON Flexy modular industrial M2M router and data gateway adds OPC UA Server and Client functionality to the whole family of Flexy gateways.

  13. 14/10/2018 Wireless solutions for intelligent monitoring applications

    Advantech has expanded its range of wireless products with the launch of the WISE-6610 LoRaWAN gateway and Wzzard LRPv2 LoRa WAN node.

  14. 10/09/2018 Reliable and fast data transfer with Layer 3 backbone switch

    Belden has released a new version of its Hirschmann brand Layer 3 backbone switches – the DRAGON MACH4000 Series which allow engineers to transfer larger quantities of data faster without compromising network availability or performance.

  15. 23/07/2018 Industrial IoT starter kit

    Softing Industrial has introduced the Industrial IoT Starter Kit (IISK), a gateway for industrial IoT solutions that offers pre-integration with Microsoft Azure Connected Factory and full flexibility based on the OPC UA interoperability standard.

  16. 29/06/2018 Azure IoT edge-ready gateway devices

    Moxa is developing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) gateways that integrate Microsoft Azure IoT Edge, helping to accelerate the convergence of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT). 

  17. 29/05/2018 Cost effective testing of potential IIoT projects

    ADLINK Technology has launched its DXS IoT digital experiments-as-a-service offering for the testing of potential IoT-based endeavours to determine the viability of possible solutions with none of the upfront costs and risk associated with a full solution commitment.

  18. 20/05/2018 Cloud-based and secure remote machine connectivity solution

    Moxa has launched a new Remote Connect Suite (MRC) that provides an is said to offer OEMs and machine builders an easy and secure way to connect to remote machines and equipment for the performance of critical troubleshooting, maintenance, data acquisition, and device management, resulting in faster and smarter support. 

  19. 11/05/2018 Mobile diagnostics solution for industrial networks

    PROCENTEC has introduced Mercury – a robust tablet that runs the company’s new cross-platform software package – to enable troubleshooting, maintenance and monitoring of Industrial Ethernet and PROFIBUS networks remotely and wirelessly.

  20. 04/05/2018 Multiprotocol mobile interface for field device configuration

    With the introduction of mobiLink, Softing says it is the first company to offer access to the HART, Foundation Fieldbus and PROFIBUS PA process automation protocols with one single interface. mobiLink communicates via USB or Bluetooth and is suited to commissioning and maintenance with handheld host devices.