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Raytheon Awarded Up to $104 Million to Modernize Ground Controls for U.S. Air Force Global Hawk

August 24, 2016

New mission control stations will enhance ISR capabilities DULLES, Va., Aug. 22, 2016 - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a subcontract valued up to $104 million to modernize the ground segment for the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk autonomous aircraft. Raytheon partners with Northrop Grumman as the ground integrator for Global Hawk contracts. Raytheon and Northrop Grumman... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

IBC2016: Zylight Demonstrates Wireless Lighting Control, LED Lighting Options

August 22, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, will demonstrate several of its LED lighting products, including its new Pro-Panel™ variable color LED soft light, “Flat Fresnel” F8-100 and F8-200 models, and Newz on-camera light, during IBC 2016 (Stand 12.D46), which runs Sept. 8-12 at the RAI Amsterdam. For the first time at IBC, the company will also... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator enables safe operation of MCC bucket.

August 11, 2016

Portable RSA-35 lets technicians remotely close or trip Westinghouse 11-300 motor control center bucket from safe distance (up to 300 ft away) and remain stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system negates any need for modification to existing electrical equipment for installation and operation. Optional features include radio remote (300 ft range), 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and protective case assembly. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

The Horlick Company Announces the Recent Shipment of PLC-based, Industrial Control Panels to a Customer of the Wintriss Controls Group.

August 10, 2016

The four control panels are to be used to retrofit manufacturing equipment for a US-based, HVAC manufacturer. Randolph, MA – The Horlick Company, a systems integrator and manufacturer of industrial control panels, announces the delivery of 4, PLC-based, industrial control panels for a customer of the Wintriss Controls Group.  Wintriss, a Massachusetts based company, is a leading... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

NVMe Controllers target enteprise and data center markets.

August 10, 2016

With 8-channel NVMe2108 and 4-channel NVMe2104, enterprises and data centers can realize power-effective, high-capacity SSDs. Flashtec PCIe NVMe controllers feature capacities greater than 7 TB, DDR4 interface supporting 8 GB and higher, dual-port, SRIS, and end-end data protection. Advanced ECC enables support of current and future generations of Toggle and ONFI NAND, while programmable architecture enables SSD product differentiation through firmware customizations. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

DNF to Control Dual Ingest Systems in Rio and New England

August 9, 2016

Manufacturer provides U.S. Broadcaster with Control Infrastructure for 64 Channels at each Facility Northridge, Calif: DNF Controls – the award-winning and acknowledged leader in Human-to-Machine and Machine-to-Machine interfaces, is supplying ingest management solutions to the official U.S. broadcaster of the world’s most viewed sports competition. The company’s device controllers are... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

SSD Controllers support standard NVMe host interface.

August 8, 2016

Providing up to 20 TB flash capacity using 256 Gb flash, Flashtec NVMe2032 and NVMe2016 enable enterprises and data centers to realize high performance solid state drives utilizing NAND technologies. Controllers integrate DDR4 DRAM, alleviating bottlenecks and maximizing throughput. Devices are optimized for 4 KB random read/write operations, performing all flash management operations on-chip. In addition, controllers can achieve up to 1 million random read IOPS. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Gauge Profiler offers extended lip-adjusting stroke.

August 3, 2016

Retrofittable on existing dies, EDI™ Autoflex VI-E provides automatic gauge control of film and coatings. Unit is capable of correcting for changes in throughput, line speed, target thickness, and other process parameters, often without need for manual intervention. Lip adjusters include thermally actuated copper alloy translators that are linked to computer-controlled downstream gauge monitor. Stroke of translators provides gauge control by causing die gap to increase or decrease. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Distributed Controller improves efficacy, reduces time and risk.

July 27, 2016

While providing path for continuous technology evolution, Experion® Process Knowledge System Orion helps industrial plants improve project execution and commissioning, modernize control system infrastructure, and expand standards compliance and interoperability. Distributed control system offers automated device commissioning, integration of electrical systems with process control, integrated multivariable APC, and Virtualization Premium Platform with fault tolerance. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Medical-Grade Handheld Controls use frequency-hopping protocol.

July 18, 2016

Wireless handheld controls use bidirectional, 32 RF-channel protocol (2.4 GHz) that changes transmission frequency 200 times per second to provide reliability in surgical and therapeutic medical applications. Programmable sleep mode, <200 msec wake-up time, and real-time battery charge status monitoring extend battery service life and facilitate power management. Available with ratings up to IPX8 and up to 14 digital and analog control functions, controllers can be customized to application. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dynamic Systems Inc. and Northlake Partners Announce a Joint Venture integrating their Applications to Provide a Fully Automated ERP Solution for Seafood Processors

July 12, 2016

Now Seafood Processors can manage their business in Real-Time Redmond, WA – Dynamic Systems Inc. and Northlake Partners announce a joint venture integrating their applications to provide a fully automated ERP solution for Seafood Processors that collects real-time production traceability and shipping information.  The result is a powerful system that will increase productivity, lower... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Gravimetric Blender Controller increases volume and speed.

July 7, 2016

Backward-compatible with earlier control systems, Maguire® 4088 enhances communications with devices in Industry 4.0 setting and offers centralized control of blending and loading. Options for operators include keypad/digital thumbwheel interface or touchscreen. Batch accuracy of blender remains at ±0.1%, but controller increases volume, speed, and reliability of data transfer. Features include 32-bit data processing speed, supported speeds from 16–120 MHz, and maximized memory capacities. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Test & Measuring Instruments

41st Annual Honeywell User Conference Highlights Bottom-Line Benefits of Industrial Internet of Things

July 5, 2016

IIoT Realizes Benefits of Combining Cloud, Analytics and Collaboration Technologies Honeywell Users Group Americas Draws 1,200 Attendees from Various Industries SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The tremendous potential of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to solve the toughest problems facing manufacturers was the main topic of the 41st annual Honeywell Users Group (HUG) Americas conference. ... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Brushless DC Motor Controls provide commutated power.

July 1, 2016

Available in chassis mount and NEMA 4X enclosures, Brushless DC Motor Controls provide commutated power and variable speed control, delivering optimal speed regulation over wide range of loads. Closed loop units offer line and low voltage options as well as analog and digital options. Controls are suited for applications where high torque, high speed, and quiet operation are needed. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Linde Announces Advanced Atmosphere Control System for Annealing

June 29, 2016

HYDROFLEX™ ACS Helps Put Clean Oxide-Free Shine on Metals MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. - Linde LLC announces the HYDROFLEX™ atmosphere control system (ACS), a universal solution for clean and bright oxide-free annealing of steel, stainless steel, copper, bronze or brass with high reliability and repeatability. Consistent surface quality is important for annealing sheet... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

ABS Upgrades Studio, Control Rooms as Part of HD-SDI Upgrade For TVW

June 27, 2016

SEATAC, WA — With design and installation from professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS), TVW, the Washington Public Affairs Network, has converted its entire plant to HD-SDI to better serve its cable and online viewers. The $3.4 million project included an overhaul of three existing control rooms and master control, plus the addition of a fourth... 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, 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

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

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