Computer & Communication Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

P-Series PLC on Chip features SD card and display interface.

December 8, 2016

Using EZ ladder programming software and drag-and-drop widgets in the cloud portal, P-Series PLC on a Chip™ allows monitoring, data logging via Ethernet, Wi-Fi, cellular or satellite. With temperature range of -40 to 85°C, chip feature Ethernet communications, SPI ports, 2 CAN ports and Modbus TCP. Communicating serially using Modbus master and slave, counter/timer functionality, device... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Services

PIC32 prototyping boards offer 200 pre-tested application project codes.

November 9, 2016

Available in two models PIC32MX and PIC32MZ, PIC32 prototyping Boards offers peripherals, user interface and expansion options and are designed for developing 32-bit applications. With 200 MHz PIC32 microcontroller (MCU) and integrated Wi-Fi® module in PIC32MZ, unit is ideal for designing Internet of Things (IoT) and connectivity applications. Providing 120 MHz MCU in PIC32MX, unit offers USB... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DIN-Rail PL-8097 Network System presents four 802.3 af PoE+ GbE ports.

November 8, 2016

Suitable for rugged use in industrial automation, transportation and applications that require PoE/PoE+, PL-80970 series include models, PL-8097A based on Intel® 6th Gen i3-6100U SoC and PL-8097B based on Intel® 6th Gen i7-6600U SoC, each of which, enables communications via four easily accessible mini PCIe slots and SIM card slots. With operating range of -40 to 70°C, system features... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Interface Board supports industrial and commercial LCDs.

October 19, 2016

Designed for industrial applications, such as production automation displays, Model ALR-1400v2 provides ARGB (VGA) and DVI inputs with OSD or RS-232 serial selection control to drive LVDS panels up to 1440 x 900 resolution. LCD controller includes features for OEMs, such as auto EDID settings, availability of custom EDID settings, custom splash screen, and firmware updates over DVI. Measuring... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Beckhoff IoT Pavilion at Pack Expo 2016 to Showcase Smart Factory Solutions

October 17, 2016

Booth N-6125 will be cloud-connected for continuous data acquisition and analysis throughout the show SAVAGE, Minnesota – Beckhoff Automation will continue to showcase system-integrated solutions for IoT and Industrie 4.0 this year at Pack Expo International. In booth 6125 (North Hall), advanced IoT hardware and software technologies from Beckhoff will combine to demonstrate practical... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

US Machine Tool Control Specialist chooses NUM CNC for Precision Grinding Applications

October 17, 2016

CNC systems’ ultra precise positioning capabilities provide key competitive edge Naperville, IL — Advanced CNC systems from NUM are helping US machine tool control specialist CNC Onestop, Inc. to maintain its competitive market edge through use of ultra precise positioning techniques. Based in Xenia, Ohio, and also operating in Toronto, Canada, CNC Onestop is a CNC engineering company that... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Mazak Booth Draws Thousands at IMTS 2016

September 28, 2016

Company spotlights new advanced manufacturing systems and SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak hosted a record number of visitors through its booth during the six days of IMTS 2016, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place from September 12-17. The company demonstrated over 20 highly advanced manufacturing cells and systems. Among these were its next-generation HYBRID Multi-Tasking technology... 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

Controls & Controllers

CNC Hardware/Software Solution enhances milling machines.

September 21, 2016

As complete package for CNC milling machine manufacturers and control retrofitters, NUMmill includes CNC hardware and software that provide scalability as well as intuitive, conversational style UI. This CNC milling machine control solution offers canned cycles suite with 3D simulation for pre-process verification as well as functions for material removal of basic pockets. Based on Flexium+... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Wireless Microcontroller offers dual-band connectivity.

September 19, 2016

Expanding functionality of IoT networks, SimpleLink™ CC1350 combines Sub-1 GHz transceiver and Bluetooth low energy radio, as well as ARM® Cortex®-M3 core in single, Flash-based, 4 x 4 mm QFN package. Device offers range up to 20 km on coin cell battery for building and factory automation, alarm and security, smart grid, asset tracking, and wireless sensor network applications. Sleep... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Media Gateway Controller supports multiple interfaces.

September 14, 2016

MAPS™ MGC can be configured to simulate end-to-end call between Signaling Gateway (SG) and Media Gateway (MG) by simulating SIGTRAN, MEGACO (with text- and binary-based syntax support), and MGCP interfaces in order to test hybrid TDM-IP network. Able to be integrated to end-to-end test environment for 2G, 3G, and VoIP networks, controller supports multiple commands and message... Read More

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

Modular Switch Control System offers scalable solution.

August 19, 2016

With Modular Switch Control System, users can put together almost unlimited size switching system, from small matrixes to systems with multiple chassis and hundreds of switches. System is based on Controller Board that provides external interfaces and sends commands to intelligent Switch Modules via internal I2C buses. Switch Modules sit on and control user's Driver boards which can hold... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital I/O Controller features variable width pulse command.

August 3, 2016

In addition to over-current protection on all outputs, 48-channel Model IA-3125-U2i features isolated USB port designed to isolate board from host PC to handle EMI/RFI noise. Board also includes operating Pulse outputs, dry contact, and built-in sequencer. Outputs are capable of handling 0.7 A each. With built-in daisy chain capabilities, up to 250 modules can be controlled and managed by single... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Modular high-density Housing

July 12, 2016

Middletown, Pa. – With the ME-IO housing from Phoenix Contact, design engineers can create and build their own custom controllers, rather than settling for an off-the-shelf controller that doesn’t suit the application needs. A variety of widths, heights, and configurations yield a wide range of design options. The ME-IO can accommodate up to 60 connection points in an 18-mm wide package. If... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital Dynamics Announces LabVIEW Support for SuperIOr® Controllers

June 13, 2016

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA - Digital Dynamics, Inc. (DDI), in partnership with AltaStream Control Systems, Inc., has announced the addition of SuperIOr Controller device drivers to interface with the LabVIEW® graphical programming measurement and simulation software. LabVIEW (short for Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench) is a system-design platform and development environment for a... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Glebar Develops Advanced Automotive Manufacturing Process for Fuel Injection Nozzle Valves

June 8, 2016

Single Disc Roller Application Reduces Lead Times and Tooling Costs; Supports Fast Track Development Projects and Long-Term Production Runs RAMSEY, N.J. – Glebar (www.Glebar.com) has developed a centerless grinding process on its GT 610 CNC for automotive manufacturers that expedites the development process of fuel injector nozzle valves, leading to reduced... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

B&R to Present Integrated Machine Control Platform and Advanced Technologies at IMTS 2016

June 7, 2016

Modular automation solution unifies CNC, PLC, HMI, robotics, safety and more At this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), from September 12-17 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, BR Industrial Automation Corp will exhibit its innovative automation solutions at booth E-4115. B&R specializes in standards-based, scalable and modular control systems integrating CNC, logic, general... Read More

Controls & Controllers

US Navy Selects UEI to Provide I/O Controller for LCAC SBC4 Upgrade.

June 7, 2016

Walpole, MA — United Electronic Industries (UEI) is pleased to announce the US NAVY has selected the company’s DNR-MIL series I/O control chassis in conjunction with its VxWorks BSP as the new Command, Control, Computers, Communication and Navigation (C4N) SBC4 Control, Alarm and Monitoring System (CAMS) for the LCAC fleet.  UEI’s DNR-MIL chassis was selected as it was flexible enough to... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Programmable Logic Controller handles up to 126 analog I/O.

May 24, 2016

Providing power of programmable automation controller in small form factor, FC6A MicroSmart executes basic instructions in 0.042 µs and provides 640 KB program memory. There are 1,024 timers, and 6 of 512 counters are high-speed at rates up to 100 kHz. Available with 16, 24 or 40 I/O, controller has built-in RJ45 Ethernet port and RJ45 RS232C/RS485 serial port. SD memory port and mini-B USB... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

CBK Engineering Integrate Perle in Remote Alarm Multiplexers Installed at the Rockefeller Center, Two World Financial Center and the Pepsi Building

May 17, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN — Keeping Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), HVAC and other environmental systems operational is common sense critical. If these systems fail, business operations in any affected building face a shut-down. To prevent these types of disasters, CBK Engineering was approached by an electrical contractor in New York City to design a Remote Alarm Multiplexer system. The idea was to... Read More