Computer Networks

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Balluff Type A IO-Link Master offers virtual IP address allocation.

November 21, 2016

With robust IP67 housing, Balluff’s 4-port slim design IO-Link Masters can be mounted directly on machine closer to sensors and actuators. Enabling remote diagnostics and configuration of attached IO-link devices, unit hosts up to 120 configurable discrete I/O when connected to Balluff IO-link, I/O hubs. Offering function blocks to promote ease of IO-link into existing controls architecture, device store IO-link device parameters for each port.

Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

TxDOT Laredo Deploys Additional Intuicom Wireless Solutions

November 19, 2016

Intuicom Facilitates High-speed, Secure Traffic Data Communications for Signal Interconnects

Boulder, CO - (November 17, 2016)-Intuicom®, Incorporated, a premier supplier of wireless solutions to the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) market, announced today that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Laredo has enhanced their wireless traffic communications network...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Abaco Systems Honored with Two Gold Awards by Military & Aerospace Electronics 2016 Innovators Awards Program

November 18, 2016

RES3000 Ethernet switch, AXIS software development environment recognized for innovation

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 14, 2016 - Abaco Systems announced today that its compact, rugged RES3000 Ethernet switch and AXIS Advanced Integrated Software Environment were both recognized with Gold Awards by the judges of the annual Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards program. The...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Advanced Cable Tester can validate USB Type-C cables.

November 17, 2016

Testing cables with set-up time at minimal costs, Total Phase Advanced Cable Tester provides complete test coverage for manufacturing and lab environments. Product provides in-depth continuity testing and DC resistance measurements needed for safe operation and reliability with signal integrity for performance and rapid spot-checking of cables.

Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Trilliant and Siemens Partner to Deliver Smart Energy Networks for Distributed Automation and Advanced Metering Infrastructure for Mexico's CFE

November 14, 2016

Three projects are latest global collaboration of Siemens and Trilliant as utilities worldwide lay communications foundation for modernizing infrastructure, engaging customers

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016 - Trilliant, the global provider of secure, enterprise-wide smart energy communications, and Siemens have partnered to deliver smart energy communications for three projects...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microsemis 8405E and 8805E optimizes SAS/SATA HDDs and SSDs.

November 11, 2016

Offering server storage with RAID devices that has built-in high-performance DRAM cache, Microsemi’s 8405E and 8805E optimizes the use of SAS/SATA HDDs and SSDs. Product provides 12 Gbps throughput at each port to enable entry-level servers and workstations with redundant boot support and I/O applications requiring high Bw. Unit ensures data reliability and performance acceleration for up to 4 for 8405E and 8 direct attach devices for 8805E.

Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

9141 DB15 Transceiver Switch Module operates without power.

November 11, 2016

Designed with an open frame for convenient installation into Model 9025 Rack, 9141 DB15 Transceiver Switch Module provides quick connection to any one of two devices from one COMMON device without having to plug and unplug cables. Featured with manually operated switch, unit comprises DB15 female connectors with slide latches labeled A and B and DB15 male connector labeled COMMON. DB15 interfacing pins are switched via break-before-make rotary switch.

Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Analog Devices RS-485 Transceivers First to Meet Stringent IEC Surge Standards

November 9, 2016

NORWOOD, Mass.- Analog Devices, Inc. today announced the industry's first RS-485 transceivers fully certified for Level 4 EMC surge protection, thus eliminating the need for external transient-voltage surge-suppression devices. The galvanically isolated ADM2795E, using Analog Devices iCoupler® magnetic-isolation technology, and non-isolated ADM3095E save space and component count, speed...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Gigabit and Fast Ethernet PHYs offer auto-reconnect in 1000BASE-T mode.

November 9, 2016

Supporting open-source Linux drivers, Gigabit Ethernet and Fast Ethernet provide flexible input/output interface in a package of 6 mm x 6 mm. With Fast-Link Failure 2 (FLF2™) indicator, PHY identifies whether link might go down in less than 10 microseconds for 1000Base-T. Supporting comprehensively in unmanaged or managed modes with 32 device addressability, unit allows adjustable drive strength on GMII/RGMII/MII/RMII MAC-to-PHY interfaces.

Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

More Efficiency and Flexibility Io-link Sensor/actuator Hub with Expansion Port

November 8, 2016

IO-Link actuator/sensor hubs from Balluff feature eight ports for 16 in-/outputs. They allow for example signals from up to 16 switching sensors to be collected from a distance of up to 20 m so that they can be made available to the machine controller via IO-Link and an IO-Link master using a simple 3-conductor cable. Brand new in the market are versions with an expansion port.Here Slot 7 can...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Board accepts surface mount and through hole connectors.

October 13, 2016

Rated to 700 Vdc/500 Vac, Model CB51 may be used on all CableEye® cable and harness testing systems. Sold without connectors, board contains 4 sets of 60 solder pads accommodating aligned and staggered, 1.25 mm and 1.5 mm pitch, surface mount and through hole connectors. There are 4 preset locations for automatic detection and display of any-pin-count connector up to 60-pins. Any single set may be fitted with any combination of lower pin count connectors that total 60 or less. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools

Access Point ensures reliable Wi-Fi for outdoor environments.

October 6, 2016

Featuring IP68-rated weatherproof housing, Model AWK-4131A-US-T supports 802.11n and 2x2 MIMO to optimize throughput up to 300 Mbps, even under conditions of interference and multi-path propagation. Industrial AP/bridge/client operates from -40 to 167°F and offers dual isolation on power and RF signals. Unit also features AeroLink Protection, which provides smart failover method with fast recovery time and scalability. Product is optimized for installation in railways, bridges, and marinas. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Anybus Wireless Bolt configures and connects smart devices to WLAN or Bluetooth.

October 5, 2016

Mounted on a machine or cabinet, Anybus Wireless Bolt facilitates wireless access via WLAN, Bluetooth or Bluetooth Low Energy. Enabling configuration via a regular tablet or smartphone, wireless bolt allows Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to a machine and use it as an HMI, as well as to connect a machine to a cloud service. Anybus Bolt features a wireless range of up to 100 meters, and communicates with devices on serial (RS232/485), CAN or Ethernet. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

4G LTE Modem optimizes connectivity via multiple options.

September 30, 2016

Able to connect where 4G LTE cellphones indicate no service, 4G LTE RTK Bridge®-X Communication Hub provides Wi-Fi® and Internet capabilities, Bluetooth® functionality, and UHF and 900 MHz radio options. Solution enables access to real-time networks and supports access, configuration, and management without cable. Along with Ethernet interface for LAN connectivity, features include optimized upload/download speeds as well as precision guidance systems and GNSS manufacturer compatibility. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

UK Town Increases Surveillance Network Speed with Siklu's Millimeter Wave Solution

September 29, 2016

Siklu’s multi-gigabit millimeter wave solution delivers interference-free, fiber-like wireless connectivity to cameras throughout Oakham, UK FORT LEE, NEW JERSEY - September 21, 2016 - Siklu Inc., the global market leader in millimeter-wave solutions, announced today it was selected by the Oakham Council in the UK to provide the wireless connectivity solution that ensures uninterrupted...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SEL Radio Receives JF-12 Certification

September 28, 2016

DoD shortlists SEL-3031 Serial Radio Transceiver for military applications. PULLMAN, Wash.- Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) announced that the SEL-3031 Serial Radio Transceiver has attained U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) JF-12 certification. With this certification, the SEL-3031 can provide wireless communications in U.S. military incident command system (ICS) applications...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

PC-Based Test Scope supports signature analysis.

September 26, 2016

Based on 2-channel 200 kHz oscilloscope sampling at 2 MSa/s, Syscomp SIG-101 Signature Analyzer includes 12-bit arbitrary waveform generator and 8-bit digital I/O port. Waveform generator can be used to create swept, stationary, or noise test signals, or provide PWM outputs. Combined, oscilloscope and waveform generator provide Vector Network Analysis, yielding Bode plots that graph frequency response of circuit. SIG-101 also provides calibrated signature analysis to detect PCB faults. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Profibus Concentrator can interface 6 sensors.

September 26, 2016

By allowing users to connect multiple GF Signet sensors, GF actuated valves, and other products to their automation system, Signet 3-0486-D Profibus Concentrator minimizes wires, cables, set-up time, and maintenance. Unit can interface 6 sensors, plus additional 4–20 mA current loop input and output channel with proportionally controlled actuated valves or other 4–20 mA devices. Device meets UL, CSA, and IEC61010 Safety approvals and is certified by Profibus International. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

FreeWave Technologies and Techneaux Announce New Intelligent Sensor Network Solution

September 21, 2016

Partnership offers IIoT hub based App for instant visualization of edge devices SAN FRANCISCO - JavaOne 2016, Booth #5212 – FreeWave Technologies (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced it has partnered with Techneaux Technology...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

London Calling: Rohde & Schwarz Presents leading-edge Microwave T&M Solutions at EuMW 2016

September 20, 2016

Rohde Schwarz follows the call to London to attend European Microwave Week, where the company will demonstrate its T&M highlights for demanding applications in the aerospace & defense, automotive and wireless industries. In focus: test solutions for satellite communications, for radar applications in the A&D and automotive sectors and for the next generation of mobile networks 5G. Munich -...Read More