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Controls & Controllers

Touchscreen User Interface optimizes textile testing.

October 19, 2016

With clear, intuitive navigation and homescreen that displays all key information user would need, Touchscreen User Interface is designed to optimize efficiency and productivity of textile testing laboratories. Interface is housed in damage- and water-resistant cover glass display. Software can be set to 9 different languages, including English, Chinese, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Hindi, Bengali, and Turkish. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Maxcess to Showcase Industry-Leading Technology at Labelexpo Americas 2016

September 12, 2016

One-stop-shop for all of your web handling needs on display at booth 717 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for web handling applications, will showcase industry-leading technology from Fife, Tidland, MAGPOWR, Webex and Valley Roller September 13-15 at Labelexpo 2016 in Rosemont, Illinois. “2016 has been a busy year for new product... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ethernet-Based DIO/Control Interface works with Total Vu(TM) HMI.

September 2, 2016

Offering isolated switch inputs, Form C relay outputs, encoder input, and timer-controlled Form A relay outputs, Net I/O provides process monitoring, control, and reporting platform for 100% Ethernet-based users of Total Vu™ HMI monitoring and control software. All I/O of this Ethernet-based DIO and control interface add-on is packaged in one enclosure, and all connections use detachable screw terminals for facilitated installation. Solution works with any PC form factor. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

IIoT Interface accelerates Intelligent Factory demand response.

September 2, 2016

Supporting secure local network and private cloud-based data resources, ProNetConneX provides data and connectivity needed by Intelligent Factories. Solution connects, collects, and analyzes machine data within Intelligent Factory network to maximize productivity and efficiency. Offering secure connectivity to software management systems via MTConnect standard, this IIoT solution, fully integrated into Makino machine controls, facilitates free-flow of machine data. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Interface enables remote web guide monitoring.

April 27, 2016

With Wi-Fife™ Interface, users can wirelessly monitor and control FIFE-500 web guides from any tablet or smartphone, from anywhere on factory floor. Interface features embedded web pages that can be accessed through web browser of Wi-Fi-enabled device. By connecting to network of motor control units and operator interfaces, Wi-Fife™ can connect up to 30 devices on single network, with ability to monitor and control any unit. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Introducing Pivotware, a Plant Wide Process Control Solution

April 13, 2016

Pivotware Process Control is a comprehensive modular system providing a single station to a plant wide, floor to ceiling, process control solution for assembly operations to Automotive and Aerospace manufacturers. Rock Hill, SC – Desoutter, one of the world’s leading suppliers of quality test, measurement and assembly solutions has acquired and released a new process control solution,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

DNF Controls NAB 2016 Product Preview

March 31, 2016

New Enhanced Products on Display at LVCC North Hall #1715 Northridge, Calif. -  DNF Controls – the award-winning and acknowledged leader in Human-to-Machine and Machine-to-Machine interfaces will be "showing a number of new and enhanced device management products specifically designed to meet the real-world needs of our broadcast and content creation / distribution customers," said Dan... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

EXFO Launches Agile and Revolutionary Lab Solution

March 24, 2016

EXFO launches new, leading-edge lab solution combining next-generation platform, next-generation lab modules, and industry's unique web-based multi-user interface QUEBEC CITY - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF) announced today the launch of its revolutionary new lab solution, the LTB-8 Rackmount Platform, the FTBx-88200NGE Power Blazer 100G Multiservice Test Module, and the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

AIS's Industrial HMI Touch Panels Comply with CE and FCC Standards and Regulatory for Industrial Control and Process Automation Applications

March 2, 2016

AIS’s Industrial IoT Panel PCs Comply with CISPR 22 EN 55022 and CISPR 24 EN 55024 for EMC Test Standards and CE and FCC Part 15 B and CISPR 22 Class A Certification IRVINE, CALIFORNIA – American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) an innovator, designer and manufacturer of Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), HMI Touch Panels, Industrial Touch Screens, Displays, Operator Interface Terminals... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Pilz at the Hannover Messe - Automation Your Way

March 1, 2016

CANTON, Michigan – Under the motto "We automate. Safely." Pilz will be presenting industry solutions and services for safety and automation at this year's Hannover Messe April 25 - 29, 2016. The automation company will also be presenting its product innovations from the fields of "Sensor technology" - including a world first - and "Operating and monitoring". Safe human-robot... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless/USB Interface collects data from multiple sensors.

February 10, 2016

Using LabQuest Stream™, students can collect scientific data from multiple sensors with mobile device, Chromebook™, or computer. Five sensor ports support variety of Vernier sensors for conducting multi-variable experiments and data-logging activities. Students can use LabQuest to collect up to 10,000 samples/sec using Bluetooth® wireless functionality or up to 100,000 samples/sec via USB connectivity. With high-capacity, rechargeable battery, multiple lab experiments can be conducted daily. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

noax Industrial PCs: Easier to Configure with nSMART

February 2, 2016

noax Technologies AG has revolutionized the NSetup software. Beginning with the N11 board generation, "nSMART" makes configuration of noax IPCs easier. The new graphic user interface has improved operator accessibility. Increased Intelligence noax is the only manufacturer who integrates monitoring and controlling  options in their hardware. For example, the MCU oversees the operating... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Watlow's COMPOSER with INTUITION Graphical Software Helps Users Quickly Configure Watlow's Sophisticated Controllers

December 3, 2015

Watlow®, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of complete thermal systems, recently announced that its COMPOSER® with INTUITION® graphical configuration software now supports both the F4T and EZ-ZONE® RM controllers. COMPOSER is Watlow's easy-to-use graphical software for configuring and customizing the company's controllers. It helps users visualize and easily... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

NTC Provides Solutions for R&S VENICE Customers with Rialto

November 3, 2015

RS VENICE, well established with major broadcasters in the U.S. is now coupled with NTC's Rialto, providing seamless integration into any file-based feature film or television production environment. RS VENICE and Rialto offer continuous optimization of efficiency in workflows – in a single system. Columbia, MD – National TeleConsultants (NTC) has taken R&S VENICE's flexible... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

EDM Machines feature unified control system.

October 14, 2015

Available on wire EDM, sinker EDM, and EDM hole drilling machines, Hyper-i Control features standardized design that enables operators to learn, adapt, and alternate between different machine platforms. Control utilizes interface technologies used by smart phones and tablets, including pinch, swipe, and spread gestures. Cutting cycle times in EDM processes, HyperCut technology achieves fine surface finishes of 16 µinRa with just 3-pass machining (1 rough, 2 skim cuts) using standard brass wire. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

High-Density Passive Optical TAP aids network traffic monitoring.

October 6, 2015

Without introducing points of failure when accessing network traffics, 48-channel High-Density Passive Optical TAP solution provides varying line-rate (for 1G/10G/40G/100G) access to individual network links independently. Unit holds up to 48-channel TAP capability in unidirectional line or 24-channel TAP capability in bidirectional lines based on standard LC connector and multiple 24-CH TAP capability up to 192-channel based on MPO connector termination or mix of 2 modes in 1RU chassis.
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Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Barcode Reading Interface is entirely Web browser based.

October 6, 2015

Offering intuitive configuration utility for barcode reader setup and control, WebLink lets users command barcode readers from any Web-enabled device. Operator enters IP address of MicroHAWK reader into Web browser to access reader settings, enact real-time adjustments, and monitor live decode results. There is no need for specialized knowledge of equipment or industrial protocols, and software and memory necessary for WebLink's operation are hosted on connected MicroHAWK barcode reader. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Touchscreen Controllers meet AEC-Q100 standards.

September 22, 2015

Optimized for capacitive touchpads and touchscreens from 5–10 in., maXTouch® mXT641T series includes automotive-qualified, self- and mutual-capacitance controllers with Adaptive Sensing technology. Latter enables dynamic touch classification for seamless and automatic transition between finger touch, hover, or glove touch. Also, Adaptive Sensing is resistant to water and moisture and ensures performance in those conditions. Single-layer shieldless sensor design is standard. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Trimble Opens TMX-2050 Display and Connected Farm Web Solution for Third-Party Application Development

September 8, 2015

Strategy Encourages Development of Farm Management Tools that Address Region-Specific Grower Needs SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today a new developer network that will allow third-party software companies to develop applications for its Android(TM)-based Trimble(®) TMX-2050(TM) display and Web-based Connected Farm(TM) management solution. The new Ag Developer Network... Read More

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

Solar Simulation Interface tests photovoltaic I-V curves.

July 20, 2015

Offered as user-installable, plug-and-play option for SM3300 Series programmable DC power supplies, INT MOD SIM (Simulation Interface Module) offers custom programmable table for complex I-V curve simulation. PV simulation interface can also be used for simulation of foldback current limit and testing dynamic Maximum Power Point Trackers (MPPT) efficiency to EN 50530 standard. Features include Windows Web interface GUI and compensation for voltage drop in load leads without sense wires. Read More