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PLCs/PACs/DCS/controllers

C-programmable I/O controller module (04/07/2016)
Article image Artila Electronics has released RIO-2015PG, the new FreeRTOS programmable remote I/O module. It is powered by a 32-bit ARM Cortex M4 processor equipped with 256KB SRAM, 3MB Flash and FreeRTOS real time operating system.
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Flare process control solution (29/03/2016)
Article image CyboSoft has developed a flare process control solution that is said to effectively control the flare vent gas heating value to meet the US EPA regulations. A flare control system has been running in a plant for over a year has achieved substantial economic benefits for the customer.
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Control system with integrated fieldbus diagnostics (22/03/2016)
Article image Siemens believes it is the first supplier to offer fully integrated and extended fieldbus diagnostics for PROFIBUS PA in a process control system. 
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Powerful PC technology looks good 12/01/2016
The new Valueline generation of industrial PCs from Phoenix Contact includes box PCs of various performance classes as well as attractive panel PCs equipped with capacitive touch screens. Full Story...

Industrial PCs preconfigured with motion controller 05/01/2016
All Automaton Motion Server products are shipped with a fully tested and verified installation of Aerotech’s A3200 motion controller operating in a 64-bit Windows operating system. The Motion Server is ready to work right out of the box. Full Story...

DCS offers enhanced functions for greater efficiency and safety 08/12/2015
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released CENTUM VP R6.02, a new version of its integrated production control system with enhanced functionality. Full Story...

Industrial controllers for complex edge processing applications 30/11/2015
National Instruments has introduced a family of three new industrial controllers designed to address the requirements of advanced Internet of Things (IoT) applications.  Full Story...

Simplifying cyber security best practices 13/11/2015
With 20 years’ experience helping users manage the security of their control system, Emerson Process Management is now able to provide additional safeguards for precise system access control and network reliability with version 13 of its DeltaV DCS and AMS Suite. Full Story...

New I/O module with HMI and CPU attachments 09/11/2015
Unitronics has introduced a new I/O module, offering a variety of I/O options in a single unit. Full Story...

Combined PLC and HMI with widescreen 13/10/2015
The Vision all-in-one PLC series, from Unitronics has been extended with the addition of Vision700 which has an integrated widescreen 7in touchscreen (800 x 480).   Full Story...

A complete CODESYS experience? 08/09/2015
Advantech’s new ADAM-5560CDS, is said to offer a cost efficient modular IPC controller based on CODESYS V3 embedded engineering platform equipped with an Intel Atom D510 CPU including controller specific features such as a watch dog, RAM with battery back-up and pre-installed with the real time embedded OS WIN CE6.0. Full Story...

DCS designed for SMEs 13/08/2015
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has introduced the latest version of its Experion LX, distributed control system (DCS) designed specifically for small- and mid-sized companies. Full Story...

A helping hand to solve Big Data challenges 11/08/2015
National Instruments has introduced new hardware and software additions to help engineers create smarter measurement and data management solutions. Full Story...

Logbook functionality integrated with distributed control system 21/07/2015
Emerson Process Management’s Logbooks, an electronic database of operator log entries, can now be embedded into its the DeltaV distributed control system interface to improve task management and enable more effective shift handovers with real-time visibility to active entries.  Full Story...

Panel PC for hazardous areas 14/07/2015
Moxa has introduced a new line of panel PCs - the EXPC-1519 which includes features and certifications required for Class 1, Div. 2; ATEX Zone 2, and IECEx rated hazardous environments.  Full Story...

Cost-effective DCS for smaller plants 14/07/2015
Mitsubishi Electric and ME-Automation Projects, part of the Mitsubishi Electric Group, are set to launch a new distributed control system, the PMSX micro, designed for smaller scale applications.  Full Story...

Rugged single board computer with Broadwell processor 30/06/2015
GE Energy Management’s Intelligent Platforms  business has introduced the SBC347A rugged 3U OpenVPX single board computer (SBC). Based on the latest ‘Broadwell’ processor technology from Intel, it is said to deliver higher performance and greater functionality while maintaining the same power envelope.  Full Story...

Web operator panels with ESD protection 16/06/2015
Suited to use in machine manufacturing industries such as semi-conductor manufacture, Advantech’s Industrial Automation Group has introduced new range of Web operator panels with flat panel IP66 certified aluminum edging. Full Story...

Alarm management system added to all-in-one controller 16/06/2015
UniStream, a combined PLC and HMI all-in-one controller offering from Unitronics now offers a built-in comprehensive alarm management system.  Full Story...

Customisable panel PC with passive cooling technology 19/05/2015
DSL Datasound Laboratories Ltd (DSL), the sole UK distribution arm of Aplex Technology has introduced an Intel Core i7 processor-based range of fanless Panel PC's which feature the latest passive cooling technology.  Full Story...

DIN rail mountable controllers 28/04/2015
Yokogawa Electric Corporation have launched a number of new UTAdvanced series controllers which include four DIN rail mounting type controllers and one 1/8 DIN panel type program controller.  Full Story...

CompactDAQ 8-slot controller 07/04/2015
National Instruments (NI) has introduced the new CompactDAQ 8-slot controller, which expands its CompactDAQ controller offering to meet high-channel count applications in rugged environments. Full Story...

OPC UA benefits for process controller 31/03/2015
Users of B&R's APROL process control system can now benefit from OPC UA. The successor of OPC, this is a cross-platform service-oriented architecture (SOA) for process control interoperability. Full Story...



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