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Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are at the core of almost any automated system. They’ve been used in manufacturing for decades and are known for their reliability and ability to withstand harsh operating conditions. However, embedded systems can perform the same function for a fraction of the price.


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Empowering Secure Remote Access Through Innovative Business Models

In the industrial automation field, the increased pace of innovation and global competition has made product differentiation more important than ever.


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MVTec Expands Distributor Network In Southeast Asia

MVTec Software GmbH is expanding its partner network in Southeast Asia by bringing on board two new distributors from Thailand and Vietnam.


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Yokogawa Supports World-First Implementation Of Module Type Package In An Industrial Environment

In a pilot project initiated by specialty chemicals company Evonik, Yokogawa worked with other automation vendors to utilise Module Type Package (MTP) standards for the first time in a commercial industrial environment.


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Mouser Electronics New Product Insider: August 2019

Last month, Mouser launched more than 619 new products and technologies ready for same-day shipment.


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Cybersecurity: Smart At Home, Smart At Work

We should all embrace a solid cybersecurity strategy to defend ourselves against potential intrusion and other cyber-related attacks.


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MVTec And Hilscher Join Forces To Integrate Machine Vision And PLC

MVTec Software GmbH and Hilscher Gesellschaft für Systemautomation mbH has initiated a technical partnership to enable easier integration of machine vision and process automation.


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Why Advanced Connectivity Controllers Are Helping OEMs To Unlock The Power Of Big Data (1)

Smart manufacturing is all about leveraging the collective benefit of advanced technologies to optimise operations and gain competitive advantage.  


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ProtectingYourPLC

John Young, APAC sales director at industrial equipment provider EU Automation, gives his advice for keeping your programmable logic controllers safe from cyber-attack.


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Over the last several years, the mantra of ‘digitisation is coming’ has rung like a steady bell in the ears of both industrial manufacturers...

Over the last several years, the mantra of ‘digitisation is coming’ has rung like a steady bell in the ears of both industrial manufacturers…


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Digitising Your Critical Power System: Simple, Smart and Stable

As the complexity and sophistication of our electrical distribution infrastructure increases, it becomes more important to have the appropriate digital sensors, advanced controls and analytic capabilities. By Markus Hirschbold, Marketing Director, Healthcare Solutions, Schneider Electric.


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Predictive Maintenance And Optimal Use Of Resources

This is to empower drive technology to schedule maintenance dates solely based on calculations, with no expense for hardware sensors. The onboard PLC evaluates extensive operational datasets on current, voltage, and speed. From this data available in the inverter, the drive is always able to indirectly infer the current oil temperature.


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Singapore: Schneider Electric has launched a new service that will help industrial manufacturers modernise their Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems easily, safely and more cost-effectively, sometimes in less than one hour.


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e-F@ctory Application Centre Opened At Nanyang Polytechnic

With the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Mitsubishi Electric Asia (MEAP) and Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) a new [email protected] application centre was officially opened on July 27, 2017 at the NYP campus.


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Laying The Foundation For Industry 4.0

With the advent of IoT and Industry 4.0, factories and the sensors that occupy them are becoming more intelligent helping lower costs and increase productivity. By Sick


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What Industry 4.0 Means For IO-Link

The more talk there is about Industry 4.0, the more IO-Link is also becoming a hot topic. Not surprising, since the.


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Evolution Vs Revolution: Why Industrial Ethernet Has Evolved Inside And Outside The Factory

Connectivity is evolving and with that new challenges are emerging. With greater connectivity, security.


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An Introduction To Plug-And-Play Motion Subsystems

Embedding mechanical motion subsystems into machines improves performance and reduces cost.


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