Automation Systems

Industrial Automation Platform integrates with smart devices.

By integrating power and process systems on common System 800xA 5.1 platform, customers can optimize design and performance of electrical and automation systems. Program includes advanced alarm management capabilities, simplified bulk data handling when engineering FOUNDATION Fieldbus projects, and communication interfaces for PROFINET, DeviceNet, and WirelessHART. Task Analysis Tool lets user...

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Adept Technology High Speed Flexible Handling Solutions Demonstrated at Major Chinese Packaging Event

Adept Parters with Austong Intelligent Robot Technology to Showcase Solutions at the ProPak China 2010 Show that Enable Manufacturers to Increase Production While Reducing the Total Cost of Ownership Pleasanton, Calif. - July 7, 2010 - Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will be showcasing...

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CPU Card-Based Development Kit enhances home automation.

CPU Card-Based Development Kit enhances home automation.

Designed to help develop control system products for home automation, NXC2620 embedded DVK4.0 is built on Linux 2.6 platform and features 4.3 in. TFT color LCD module with 480 x 272 resolution and 4-wire resistive touch screen. CPU card provides integration path to Zigbee and WiFi, while RS232 and RJ485 interfaces respectively foster connectivity with lighting control and building security...

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Emerson Chosen to Modernize Controls at Ekibastuz GRES-1, Largest Thermal Power Plant in Kazakhstan

Emerson Chosen to Modernize Controls at Ekibastuz GRES-1, Largest Thermal Power Plant in Kazakhstan

PlantWeb(TM) digital plant architecture with Ovation(TM) control system to help maximize capacity of coal-fired plant that produces 13 percent of power for Kazakhstan PITTSBURGH - Emerson Process Management has received two contracts to modernize controls at the Ekibastuz GRES-1 thermal power plant with its PlantWeb(TM) digital plant architecture and Ovation(TM) expert control system. The largest...

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Automation Control System offers safe processing of analog values.

With failsafe analog input modules, PSS 4000 is suitable for safe, decentralized recording of analog values. Two different modules are available for safety-related evaluation of voltage signals from -10 to +10 V or current signals from 0-25 mA. PSSuniversal PLC offers various head modules to which I/O modules can be connected individually and which are available for control functions, local...

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Smart Energy Module enables integration of ZigBee functions.

Supporting Smart Energy and Home Automation profiles, SyNode(TM) 3020 Smart Energy Embedded Module integrates ZigBee system on chip transceiver, power amplifier, and low noise amplifier, delivering +20 dBm output power and -103 dBm receiver sensitivity. Device also includes 512 KB serial flash for Smart Energy data logging. Measuring 0.65 in.-², module can be integrated into electric meters,...

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Automation Engineering Incorporated Nominated for the Smaller Business Association of New England's 2010 New England Innovation Awards

Camera Module Align, Assembly and Test (CMAT) Flexible Automation Platform Featured as Game-Changer Technology WILMINGTON, Mass. - Automation Engineering Incorporated (AEi), a global supplier of high precision automation systems, is a finalist for the Smaller Business Association of New England's (SBANE) nomination for a 2010 New England Innovation Awards for its CMAT (Camera Module Align,...

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Dematic Partners with Kollmorgen for LaserTrucks+ Driverless Order Fulfillment Solution

New order picking method dramatically increases picker productivity Grand Rapids, Mich. - Dematic, an integrator and supplier of logistics systems for factories, warehouses and distribution centers around the world, has partnered with Kollmorgen, a manufacturer of driverless control technology, to provide a new order fulfillment solution called LaserTrucks+. Dematic will utilize Kollmorgen...

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Beckhoff Introduces Free EtherNet/IP Tag Wizard for Automated I/O Programming

Beckhoff Introduces Free EtherNet/IP Tag Wizard for Automated I/O Programming

Free software applet streamlines integration of Beckhoff I/O into EtherNet/IP systems with automated mapping features MINNEAPOLIS - In order to simplify and accelerate programming of EtherNet/IP I/O architectures, Beckhoff Automation has released the new EtherNet/IP Tag Wizard. Designed to optimize programming time, the free EtherNet/IP Tag Wizard is a dynamic tool that permits easy integration...

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