Plant Floor Automation

Software

Geothermal System Software controls home comfort via web.

April 16, 2015

Combining Aurora controls of WaterFurnace geothermal heat pump system with WebLink router, Symphony provides detailed feedback in real-time and enables control from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. Cloud-based system offers personalized dashboard that provides access to system settings, operational status, alert history, energy usage, zone temperatures, and local weather. Symphony can provide equipment alerts and service reminders via email, text message, and in-app notifications. Read More

Software, Vision Systems

Scanning Software uses singe touchscreen interface.

April 15, 2015

Included with SmartLF SC Xpress, Gx+ T56, and Professional MFP scanner solutions, Colortrac's SmartWorks TOUCH uses graphic interface for creation and management of scanned files. Program can export to 13 file formats and has unlimited scan length capability. Other features include ability to print archived scan files, adjust and create unlimited presets, and copy to all Windows driver printers. By automating scan quality with no intervention, software ensures scan is right first time. Read More

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Application Suite enhances oil and gas efficacy and safety.

April 14, 2015

Addressing production/transmission markets, SmartProcess™ Oil and Gas Applications Suite provides programs for monitoring, controlling, and optimizing vital oil and gas operations. Functionality helps operators increase production, reduce lifecycle costs, ensure inter-site consistency, and reduce HSE event likelihood. Production Manager Series contains oil, gas, and site-wide applications, while Transmission Manager Series consists of Station Manager, Cause and Effect, and Gas Control Manager. Read More

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Overall Equipment Effectiveness Software enhances data exchange.

April 14, 2015

ShopFloorConnect® OEE and Downtime Tracking software comes with API, which consists of SOAP 1.2-based Web service that automates Job Queue Management and data transfer between scheduling functions of existing ERP/MES software and ShopFloorConnect software/hardware. With API, solution can gather next job information from existing scheduling system and send it directly to machine-mounted ShopFloorConnect Interface (SMI) controller to enable paperless management of production schedule. Read More

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Lab Resource Management Software increases procedural efficiency.

April 10, 2015

By optimizing resource utilization, QATrax test laboratory management software helps increase efficiency for lab users. Solution delivers Web-based test status covering resource usage and other important metrics, which can be referred to by engineers and managers. Others can also see data when allowed. Tuning testing cycles to business cycles, software simplifies resource scheduling of tests, equipment, and technicians. Read More

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Performance Analytics Suite aids sustainability initiatives.

April 8, 2015

Providing energy and sustainability platform, StruxureWare Resource Advisor monitors energy and carbon markets, manages key sustainability metrics, and reports results to stakeholders on more than 400 types of resource streams. Performance Analytics component allows users to collect, visualize, and analyze near-real-time interval data from variety of sources, in context of enterprise-wide view of data. Suite helps users prioritize efforts, measure results, and compare themselves to peers. Read More

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Modeling/Simulation Software integrates reliability analysis.

April 7, 2015

SystemModeler v4.1 offers modeling and simulation environment for cyber-physical systems. Along with model and subsystem import/export, features include ability to exchange models without exposing IP; organize systems in series, parallel, and other structures; as well as construct hierarchical models containing reliability block diagrams and fault trees. Integration of Mathematica's complete suite enables reliability analysis, which can show where to concentrate engineering efforts. Read More

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Production Management Software monitors machine tools.

April 6, 2015

Part of Freedom eLOG software, e$CORE generates monetized version of machine tool performance based on 6 span-time categories as defined by AMT. Program provides full transparency into manufacturing gains or losses in terms of dollars, putting amount of money being saved or wasted in manufacturing plant at management’s fingertips. Customizable based on assigned hourly value for each machine, Burden, Monetary, and Summary reports can be viewed in monthly, weekly, daily, or hourly timeframes. Read More

Robotics, Software

Robotics Software enables robots to perform human tasks.

April 6, 2015

Supporting Windows, Linux, OSX, and VxWorks, Actin v4.0 includes intuitive graphical configuration tools for human operators and simulation and control techniques for robots. Program provides configurable limits on joint acceleration, and calculated motion tailored to degrees of freedom in robots and constraints in workplace. For multiple robot arms operating in same workspace, prioritization, collision avoidance, and collision dodging tools enable complex tasking. Read More

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Simulation Software helps develop magnetic materials.

April 3, 2015

With support for massively parallel computing, EXAMAG LLG Simulator software simulates behavior of magnetic bodies, including speed and stability of magnetization process. Program can simulate spin-transfer torque effect, in which application of electric current can change magnetic orientation of electron. This enables simulations of data recording process of next-generation magnetic memory. With fast rendering of on-screen graphics, software shows calculated behaviors of magnetic bodies. Read More

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Cloud-Based Software accelerates clinical study startup.

April 2, 2015

To optimize entire startup lifecycle, goBalto Activate provides complete and accurate picture of status and bottlenecks. Program provides expired document management, alerts that highlight opportunities to improve cycle times and track activities and milestones, and automated workflows that drive entire process until documents are ready for eTMF filing. Using Activate LITE interface, sites can complete activities in seconds. API enhancement supports seamless integration with investigator portals. Read More

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Vending Software integrates CAD/CAM systems with production floor.

April 2, 2015

ToolBOSS with NOVO combines ToolBOSS™ vending solution and NOVO™ cloud-enabled digital tooling and process knowledge vehicle. ToolBOSS users on cloud can use NOVO to see if an item proposed for process plan is available in their ToolBOSS inventory. Functionality enables accelerated identification of optimal tool as well as assessment of corresponding tool availability. Also, capabilities facilitate tool ordering, secure backup of data, and proactive diagnostic checks and updates to ToolBOSS. Read More

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Field Service Management Software streamlines operations.

April 2, 2015

As SaaS platform or self-hosted solution, cloud-enabled ServiceOps empowers manufacturers to maximize operations with back office automation, mobile-enabled customer and service portals, and interface that facilitates fleet/job tracking and assignment. Data-driven analytics and actionable insights eliminate wasted time and movement in field service teams and on manufacturing floors, while live fault-detection lets users tighten material and make intelligent machine management forecasts. Read More

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Meter Data Management Software fosters integration, scalability.

April 2, 2015

Gridstream® Meter Data Management System (MDMS) v3.5 validates accuracy and integrity of data and automates movement of that data between utility systems and advanced metering head-end systems. Data Storage Encoder architecture aids master data integration to improve process for registering changes in meter status. Other features include expedited handling of on-demand commands to AMI network, SmartData for Outage Management extension capabilities for scalability, and multilingual support. Read More

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SCADA Software monitors distributed assets and IP networks.

April 1, 2015

With analysis tools and automation of configuration, PcVue 11.1 optimizes operator effectiveness and developer productivity. GEO Map Control for GIS decision making provides live interactive maps from mapping services such as Google and Microsoft, while CIMWay communication driver pack supports SNMP for monitoring and controlling devices on IP networks. Visualization from data analysis may be with dashboard KPI displays or X-Y charting control for correlation and statistical analysis. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Software

Motion Control Products improve performance of automation systems.

April 1, 2015

Able to utilize MECHATROLINK-III motion network and utilize its cycle time and network connectivity, MP3300iec machine controller makes automated equipment more responsive by boosting processing speed and memory capacity. MotionWorks IEC v3 software fosters effective automation programming via support for PLCopen Part 4, built-in cam editor, HMI tagging tool, and logic analyzer. As remote I/O solution, VIPA SLIO system accelerates and facilitates addition of power and signal capability. Read More

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Task Management Software improves operational effectiveness.

March 27, 2015

To streamline shift changes, drive operator action, and accelerate decision-making, Logbooks lets operators electronically document and search activity records. Shift change dashboard includes shift summary and detailed information on assigned tasks, and graphical view facilitates relay of complete and accurate information. Operators can identify priorities for new shift and access documentation of events from previous shift, and tasks can be scheduled now, later, or on recurring basis. Read More

Automatic ID, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Vision Systems, Software

Barcode Tracking System targets DOD departments.

March 27, 2015

Suitable for all government agencies, The Total Track™ System is based on barcode technology and includes software, labels, scanners, quick start implementation, and training. Maintenance Manager tracks service performed and due on equipment, while Inventory Manager tracks materials used and prints purchase orders. By minimizing loss of tools and managing inventory, turnkey system helps maximize efficiency. Read More

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BPM Software offers configurable goals, graphical analysis.

March 26, 2015

Process Director v4.0 lets organizations provide services to customers, partners, and suppliers outside their organization through cloud-based/federated identity integration. Features such as smart web forms, graphical analytics, and Process Timeline™ workflow engine tie together organization's business ecosystem with code-free workflow applications. Solution also includes capabilities for identifying and responding to changes in real-time, as well as testing support and version control. Read More

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Test Automation Software streamlines processes, reduces errors.

March 25, 2015

Minimizing risk while promoting compliance, Ansur v3.0 standardizes work and reduces test time to increase productivity and reduce errors in medical device QA testing. Customizable user, author, and administrator authorization levels enhance traceability and manageability, and users can create FDA 21 CFR Part 11-compliant signature to sign templates and results. Customizable DUT fields let users specify number of fields, groups of fields, and field names when creating/modifying Ansur templates. Read More