Cost-effective Ethernet expansion 07/04/2020
Tap into big opportunities with the tiny EDS-2000-EL Series Ethernet switches. With models almost as small as a credit card but jam-packed with smart features, the EDS-2000-EL Series delivers time and cost savings by facilitating efficient network deployment. Unlike traditional unmanaged switches, the robust EDS-2000-EL Series enables Quality of Service (QoS) for critical data transmissions to ensure reliable Ethernet connectivity, whether deployed in a machine or in the field. Full Story...

Festo makes electric motion simple with the CMMT-ST developer kit 06/04/2020
The Festo extra-low voltage servo drive CMMT-ST offers a powerful and miniature package. Experience all functions, test application possibilities and be convinced by the intuitive installation, powerful networking capabilities and simple commissioning software – at a special introductory price. Full Story...

HMS IIoT TechTalk Webinar series 31/03/2020
We all could do with the latest information about what is happening in the world of automation and IIoT. A new series of TechTalks gives you the opportunity to listen to experts delivering presentations on topics from Building Automation, CAN Technology to 5G. After each webinar our experts will also be able to answer your ‘Live’ questions. Take advantage of this opportunity and register to broaden your knowledge about IIoT. Register now! Full Story...

Welcome to join Beijer Electronics webinar series! 31/03/2020
Stay curious about open technologies, products and services. Our webinar program will introduce you to different topics within automation solutions, operator communications and digitalization. The global impact of COVID-19 challenges us all, and the fact that industry fairs and customer meetings are being cancelled or postponed, we would like to inspire you to stay connected. Find new opportunities to boost your business – see the full schedule and sign up today! Full Story...

The HARTING ‘Pushing Performance’ slogan challenges it to drive advancements across a range of industries 30/03/2020
The Han® connector was first developed in the 1950’s and since then, the range has expanded and advanced, an ethos of continuous innovation that provides customers with simple yet reliable solutions. The newest addition to the Han® portfolio is the Han® F+B, a range of connectors which have been specially designed for the requirements of the food processing, bottling and packaging industries. Full Story...

Coronavirus lockdown? You CAN reach your PLC without leaving home! 24/03/2020
Join one of our Webinars on Thursday, 26th March, to learn how to implement Remote Access in order to CONTROL from anywhere at anytime. We will explain how you can control and monitor from anywhere; undertake remote troubleshooting; set up a system remotely; undertake dynamic recipe modifications; update software safeguard HMI access, and alert your staff. Full Story...

Prevent, control, mitigate abnormal situations 24/03/2020
Alarm systems are vital to operator interfaces for large modern industrial facilities – highlighting where attention is needed to prevent, control and mitigate abnormal situations. The leading guide to good practice in alarm systems worldwide, EEMUA Publication 191 Alarm systems - a guide to design, management and procurement covers all aspects of alarm systems and underpins EEMUA’s Alarm Systems e-learning and other resources built to support operators. Full Story...

Easy Entry into Time Sensitive Networking 17/03/2020
With the TSN Starter Kit, Kontron offers a ready-to-use, out-of-the-box solution for TSN edge computing, including real-time Linux and TSN monitoring & management applications. As a hardware/software upgrade for existing PLCs, box PCs, gateways and industrial servers, it enables immediate integration into a TSN network. Full Story...

Rotork actuators used for precise oil and gas flow control on a Brazilian FPSO vessel 10/03/2020
Electric and fluid power actuators from Rotork have been installed on a new Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in Brazil. Full Story...

Download the Free Edge Computing Trend Report 03/03/2020
The introduction of Edge Computing is the most significant plant-floor advancement in industrial computing since the introduction of SCADA 30 years ago. Download the free trend report to help you evaluate the implementation of industrial Edge technology in your operation Full Story...

Mobile training truck features latest products 18/02/2020
Touring the UK from 17th February to 20th of March, the impressive VEGA training truck is more than just a mobile exhibition. Virtually all the VEGA portfolio of products are represented and working on board - as well as latest generation low-cost devices for radar level, process pressure switches and point level, and you can get hands on all of them, click here for dates and locations. Full Story...

RDS delivering more power for industrial computing with AAEON’s Boxer-6641 18/02/2020
Now available from RDS is the latest fanless box PC from AAEON, the Boxer-6641, which is currently the most powerful fanless industrial system on the market. It has been designed to easily integrate into a range of industrial applications including factory automation and machine vision and has several key features to ensure reliable operation in harsh industrial environments. Full Story...

Industrial Server for AI Applications 11/02/2020
Predictive maintenance systems use increasingly powerful monitoring and analysis software, to record data and operating history of individual plants. Learn how Kontron’s latest, most powerful rackmount server KISS 4U V3 SKX helps realize growing potential of AI-enabled Predictive Maintenance for Energy and Industrial Automation sectors. Full Story...

Edge Computing is driving seismic business change. Are you ready? 10/02/2020
CFE Media and Technology have conducted a survey on behalf of Stratus Technologies, asking subscribers of Control Engineering and Plant Engineering questions related to the usage, implementation and challenges of Edge Computing in production and operation environments. 41% see Edge Computing as a great leap for and over half are actively evaluating Edge Computing. Read Trend Report here. Full Story...

OPC Foundation – the world library for the description of industrial things 28/01/2020
At the end of 2014, the then newly elected OPC Foundation Vice President, Stefan Hoppe, declared that OPC UA would achieve the status of a globally recognised standard of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) by 2019 at the latest. Read this summary and update on the current status from trade fair SPS 2019. Full Story...

Free Report on Latest Trends in Edge Computing 28/01/2020
New research from Stratus Technologies and CFE Media shows that we are approaching the tipping point for edge adoption. The introduction of edge computing is the most significant plant-floor advancement since the introduction of SCADA 30 years ago. Download your free copy now! Full Story...

KBox C-103-CFL - Powerful high-end industrial computers 14/01/2020
The systems of the KBox C-103-CFL series are based on the latest Intel® Core™ and Intel® Xeon® E processors of the ninth generation with up to six processor cores and thus provide an enormous performance boost with ever constant power dissipation. Thanks to diverse expansion slots, the systems are characterized by high flexibility and expandability; customer-specific adaptations can thus be implemented quickly. Full Story...

Learning from the Business Values of Connectivity to Machines 06/01/2020
You’ve heard the benefits of integrated machine connectivity: actionable data for enterprise-wide visibility and better-informed decision-making, along with the needed insights to lay the groundwork for full digital transformation. But implementing that connectivity can be daunting.  Learn more from your peers in a report compiled by ARC Advisory Group. Full Story...

Portescap launches cannulated size 6 brushless slotted DC motors for arthroscopic applications 02/12/2019
Today’s most challenging arthroscopic procedures require power, speed and efficiency. For arthroscopic shavers in particular – where variations in patient tissue, bone and cartilage density must be considered – the right combination of speed and power is required to remove soft tissue and bone. Motors need to be tightly packaged and offer minimal vibration to achieve lightweight, ergonomic designs – a challenge answered by the latest cannulated Brushless DC motors from Portescap. Full Story...

Analog Devices Unveils Robust, Low-Latency PHY Technology for New ADI Chronous™ Portfolio of Industrial Ethernet Solutions 19/11/2019
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announces the release of new robust, industrial Ethernet physical layer (PHY) products to help manufacturers address key Industry 4.0 and smart factory communication challenges surrounding data integration, synchronization, edge connectivity, and system interoperability.  Full Story...