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Rugged and compact industrial Ethernet interface

The compact PushPull connector series from HARTING is expanding with the introduction of the Mini PushPull – a waterproof and dustproof version of the ix Industrial Ethernet interface.
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Bluetooth enabled radar level transmitter ensures safe and optimised operations

Emerson has introduced the Rosemount 3408 level transmitter – a non-contacting radar device designed to optimise ease-of-use at every touchpoint, leading to increased site and worker safety and enhanced plant performance.
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AI-based OCR capabilities available on vision system

Cognex Corporation has expanded the capabilities of its In-Sight 2800 vision system to include optical character recognition (OCR).


  1. 24/01/2023 World first virtualised substation protection and control solution?

    ABB is launching what it believes is the first virtualised protection and control solution, with Smart Substation Control and Protection SSC600 SW, which enables users to choose the hardware of their choice and gain access to the same protection and control functionality that they would with an ABB turnkey solution.

  2. 17/01/2023 Multi-product calibrator with broad workload coverage

    Fluke has introduced the 5560A High-Performance Multi-Product Calibrator, which provides a broad electrical workload coverage.

  3. 17/01/2023 SCARA robot offers EtherCAT connectivity

    The i4L SCARA delivers scalability and integration flexibility and, thanks to a compact design and small footprint, it is simple to install.

  4. 17/01/2023 Self-cleaning technology addresses control valve failure

    Self-cleaning metamorphic trim products stand to alleviate control valve failures caused by erosion from processing debris laden products, according to IMI Critical Engineering.

  5. 06/01/2023 Bringing configurable power into the field

    Power supplies in the new DN42xx range from ifm electronic have been designed for field mounting in automation applications and are suited for use in decentralised control systems.

  6. 06/01/2023 Advanced simulator for validation of robot applications

    NVIDIA has introduced the 2022.2 release of its Isaac Sim a robotics simulation and synthetic data generation (SDG) tool, which is designed to accelerate the development, testing, training, and deployment of intelligent robots.

  7. 05/01/2023 User-friendly LVDT signal conditioner

    NewTek Sensor Solutions can offer a user-friendly signal conditioner that pairs with AC-operated linear and rotary position sensors to deliver feedback in DC voltage, current and digital outputs for use in factory automation, materials testing, packaging, and dimensional gaging applications.

  8. 19/12/2022 New DCS I/O offers greater flexibility

    Rockwell Automation has released the 5000 I/O family that offers high availability and continued evolution of its PlantPAx Distributed Control System (DCS).

  9. 16/12/2022 Oil in water analyser quickly detects contamination

    The OIW80 Oil In Water Analyzer from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) is able to detect oily water contamination quickly and accurately providing a good solution for engineers responsible for protecting water systems from oil contamination.

  10. 12/12/2022 Bringing light to darkness

    The new LS25CI throughbeam photoelectric sensor from Leuze can transilluminate even metalised and dark films.

  11. 09/12/2022 Flush faced pressure sensors

    With a flush sensing face, with no dead space to allow the build-up of contaminants, PL15xx pressure sensors from ifm electronic are said to perform reliably even with viscous media such as adhesives and sealants.

  12. 05/12/2022 Gaining wireless remote access to machines

    HMS Networks has finalised its new generation of Ewon industrial remote access gateways –designed to take IIoT connectivity and cybersecurity to the next level – with the addition of the Cosy+ Wireless.

  13. 05/12/2022 Flow device improves accuracy and reproducibility of chemical reactions

    For labs looking to improve accuracy, reproducibility, and yield from liquid phase chemical reactions, TESTA Analytical Solutions e.K has developed the Chemistry flowmeter.

  14. 28/11/2022 Automated utilities monitoring and reporting for CIP applications

    Emerson has released its new Clean-In Place (CIP) Utilities and Automated Reporting Analytics package delivered via PACEdge and Movicon platforms on an industrial edge control device.

  15. 28/11/2022 Wireless operator panels constantly monitor machine health

    The new KeTop series of mobile and stationary panels, manufactured by KEBA Automation, aid production efficiency and reduce response times by offering instant information about machine issues.

  16. 21/11/2022 Long-reach, Single-pair Power over Ethernet (SPoE) solutions launched

    Analog Devices has announced the world’s first Single-pair Power over Ethernet (SPoE) Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) and Power Device (PD) solutions to help customers drive greater levels of intelligence into smart buildings, factory automation, and other applications at the edge of traditional networks.

  17. 21/11/2022 Bolt on sensor for continuous condition monitoring

    SICK has launched the MPB10 Multi-Physics Box condition monitoring sensor, a rugged bolt-on device designed to deliver real-time, continuous service data from industrial machines, including electric motors, pumps, fans and conveyor systems. 

  18. 17/11/2022 Analytic instrument can undertake three measuring tasks with just one device

    The new Easy VIS analytic instrument from Mettler Toledo is able to analyse liquid, translucent samples for optical spectrum, colour and water parameters – or any of the three. This helps speed up the analysis process and improves the quality of the results.

  19. 11/11/2022 Single Pair Ethernet connectors

    Molex has added Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) technology to its connector product portfolio.

  20. 11/11/2022 Making analogue signal conversion simple

    A compact inline device that requires no mounting, the new DP2200 signal converter from ifm electronic takes a standard 4-20 mA analogue signal and converts it to an IO-Link digital signal, making it easier to interface legacy devices with more modern control systems.