Controls & Controllers

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Programmable 2-Button Keypad enhances wireless lighting control.

June 23, 2016

Supporting installation in new and retrofit lighting projects without running new wires, Vantage RadioLink EasyTouch II provides full scene control for transition areas, such as corridors and hallways, in residences, hotels, and offices. Scalable design simplifies incremental system expansion, and wireless 2-way communication protocol provides fully synchronized on/off and ramp up/down of... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Future Electronics Promotes Zilog's ZNEO32! Line of 32-bit Cortex-M3

June 23, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently announced immediate shipping availability of ZNEO32! 32-bit Cortex-M3 based programmable motor controllers from Zilog. Zilog's ZNEO32! uses high performance 32-bit computing, 3-phase PWM generators, and high speed ADC units to provide an effective, low... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Control Unit enables non-retroactive parallel operation.

June 23, 2016

EPCOS VIP-3-TP Touch Panel facilitates intelligent coupling of 3 reactive power compensation systems. In conjunction with EPCOS BR7000-I/S485 power factor controller, unit permits completely non-retroactive parallel operation of systems with 3 feed-ins and coupling switches. At same time, unit enables symmetrization and visualization of measured values. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Sensorless 3-Phase Motor Controller aids BLDC implementation.

June 22, 2016

Supporting 5.5–20 V operating range (4.5–40 V transient), AEC-Q100-qualified LV8907UW enables streamlined solutions for driving 3-phase brushless motors. IC, in base configuration, can operate without external MCU and does not require any programming. Open- and closed-loop speed control are possible. For more complex applications, LV8907UW can support MCU via integrated linear... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Programmable Logic Controller supports industrial IoT.

June 20, 2016

Combined with Honeywell’s Experion® Process Knowledge System, ControlEdge™ PLC provides secure connectivity and tight integration to devices from multiple vendors. Unit uses OPC UA protocol and built-in cybersecurity for smooth integration. PLC offers Universal I/O, providing remote configuration and late design change flexibility. ControlEdge PLC is focused on process industries requiring... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

Magma Thunderbolt and PCIe Expansion Systems Validated with Matrox Video Wall and AV-over-IP Solutions

June 20, 2016

System integrators can now quickly and easily create high-density encoding and decoding mobile command centers MONTREAL — Matrox® Graphics Inc. today announced that Magma Thunderbolt® and PCIe® expansion systems have been tested for reliability and functionality with the complete range of Matrox PCIe-based video wall and AV-over-IP product lines. The new collaboration facilitates rapid... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Motor Drivers boost powertrain performance.

June 17, 2016

For powertrain applications, Model DRV8305-Q1 features programmable slew-rate control and operates down to 4.4 V to support start-stop functionality. Three-phase brushless DC gate driver operates from -40 to 150°C, meeting AEC-Q100 Grade 0 automotive specification. For design flexibility, 100 V Model UCC27211A-Q1 half-bridge gate driver supports brushed and brushless DC motor applications.... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HEIDENHAIN to Showcase Motion Control Influence at IMTS

June 17, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – From HEIDENHAIN, the international leader in precision measurement components and systems, comes an opportunity to view not only its newest motion control breakthroughs to the world at the upcoming International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2016 show this Fall (Booth #E-5226 / Quality Pavilion), but also see highlights from two of its many internationally-owned... Read More

Controls & Controllers

DVI Awarded Patent for Volt/VAR Optimization

June 17, 2016

- Volt/VAR control methodology expands on previous voltage conservation patent - Patent expands DVI's reach into integrated distributed generation, storage, photovoltaic, microgrids RICHMOND, Va. - Dominion Voltage, Inc. (DVI), a grid optimization subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D), today announced that it was recently awarded a patent related to its proprietary Volt/VAR... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Hybrid Drives suit commercial and industrial applications.

June 16, 2016

Part of ACCU-Series™ line of variable speed and inverter duty products, U.S. MOTORS® brand Hybrid Drives™ are off-the-shelf digital AC drives that typically require no programming or commissioning, and can be up and running in 10 minutes. Units are rated 1–10 hp and come with analog interface. Available as IP20, NEMA 1/IP20 and 50, and NEMA 4X/IP65, drives can be equipped with basic... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

B&D Technologies Adds IMO Automation as a New Vendor

June 16, 2016

This partnership expands BD Technologies’ solar product offering and provides customers with access to a leading global innovator. Macon, GA – B&D Technologies has partnered with IMO Automation to bring solar and automation controls to its product line offering. IMO Automation is at the forefront of control component technology specifically developed for the renewable energy market. Its... Read More

Controls & Controllers

AIS's Industrial Panel PCs with Modular Design Platforms Include a Wide Range of Embedded PCs and Touch Displays Solutions for Automation and Control Systems Applications

June 15, 2016

AIS’s Modular Panel PCs Offer Customers Flexibility, Scalability and Customization with their Choice of Intel® Core™ i7 and Atom™ based IPCs, and 12.0” to 24.0” Monitor Components for both HMI and SCADA Applications IRVINE, CALIFORNIA – American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) an innovator, designer and manufacturer of Human Machine Interface (HMI) Touch Panels, Operator Interface... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Future Electronics Promotes Infineon's XMC4500 Microcontroller Series for Industrial Applications

June 15, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently announced immediate shipping availability of Infineon's XMC4500 microcontroller series for industrial applications. XMC4500 combines Infineon's leading-edge peripheral set with an industry-standard ARM® Cortex®-M4 core, resulting in a power... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Brewer Science Featuring DataStream(TM) Technology at 2016 UGIM Symposium

June 15, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT – Brewer Science invites you to join us June 12 -15 at the 2016 University, Government, Industry, Micro/nano (UGIM) Symposium in Salt Lake City, UT, as we showcase our DataStream™ Technology and Cee® Apogee™ processing equipment. UGIM provides an opportunity for leading educators, and researchers from universities, government, and industry located worldwide to promote,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Emerson Honored by Frost & Sullivan for Driving Customer Success in Capital Projects

June 15, 2016

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Emerson Process Management has earned Frost Sullivan’s 2016 Growth Excellence Leadership Award for its portfolio of best practice technologies and services, which together are transforming how capital projects are executed. Through its Project Certainty initiative, Emerson is helping to deliver some of the most complex capital projects in the process industry on time and... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Pendant Controller provides analog voltage or USB output.

June 14, 2016

Accommodating TS Series miniature proportional joystick, PC Series is suited for controlling unmanned vehicles, robotics, and other remote controlled applications. Game-style handheld unit is molded with high-impact, glass filled nylon and features modular design, enabling OEMs to configure as needed. Standard units can be specified with miniature Hall effect joysticks, snap action pushbuttons,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

High Power Modular Drives minimize necessary component count.

June 14, 2016

Unidrive M and Powerdrive F300 variable speed drives, both available in frame size 11, provide flexible method of building compact, reliable, high-power solutions. When paralleled together, Unidrive M can control asynchronous and permanent magnet motors in systems up to 2.8 MW (4,200 hp). Frame 11, as 250 kW (400 hp) module, lets system builders to create high power solutions with minimal... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Services

Manufacturer Vision Plastics Turns to IQMS ERP Software to Automate Operations

June 14, 2016

Vision Plastics, Inc. invests in IQMS ERP system to strengthen operational efficiency and inventory management in its ISO 9001:2008 quality-certified manufacturing facility PASO ROBLES, Calif. - IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority, today announced that custom injection molder Vision Plastics, Inc. has selected IQMS to optimize its... Read More

Controls & Controllers

FICO Decision Management Suite Rolls Out Across Shell's Chemical Plants

June 14, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. -     --  FICO® Decision Management Suite helps design and maintain advanced         control strategies that improve plant safety and profitability.     --  Advanced optimization capabilities increase the reliability of the         decisions.     --  Real-time optimization calculates the best action... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment

DMP XR550 with 96 Doors of Access Control Wins ESX 2016 Award

June 13, 2016

ESX 2016 Innovation Award Winner Fort Worth, TX, June 8th, 2016: As announced at the 2016 ESX Innovation Awards, the DMP XR550 with its expanded Access Control capability wins the 2016 Innovation Award for best of Controllers: Stand-alone, Networked, or Appliance-based systems. The XR550’s 96 doors capability was created to allow the already powerful commercial control panel the... Read More