Communication Protocols

LEINE & LINDE Adds Ethernet/IP(TM) to Product Line
Miscellaneous Controllers

LEINE & LINDE Adds Ethernet/IP(TM) to Product Line

Schaumburg, IL – For automation systems utilizing EtherNet/IP™, new opportunities are now available for motion synchronization using Leine Linde's assortment of robust, high-performance encoders.Â-  EtherNet/IP™ is an open industrial network protocol built on Ethernet standard 802 to regulate and control process information in an industrial environment. For the most extreme...

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Weather MicroServer SNMPv3 Protocol Adds Security Features
Network / Communications Monitors

Weather MicroServer SNMPv3 Protocol Adds Security Features

Columbia Weather Systems' Weather MicroServer now supports SNMP v3 which adds privacy and authentication to the Simple Network Management Protocol. Users can monitor and manage devices on IP network applications that are affected by weather conditions such as the telecommunications industry. Developed for a U.S. Air Force technology application, this MicroServer upgrade will benefit any SNMP...

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Miscellaneous Software

HOYOS Labs to Showcase Host of Biometrics Technologies at Connect:ID in Washington, D.C.

Biometrics-Based App and IEEE Biometric Open Protocol Standard to Add Extra Layers of Security to Enterprise and Consumer Data NEW YORKÂ- — HOYOS Labs, a leading global authentication infrastructure and digital property management company, today announced that the Company will demonstrate multiple biometrics-based technologies under its identity assertion platform for both enterprise and...

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Surveillance Equipment

Axis Unveils Radical Zipstream Technology

Lund, Sweden – Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, introduces Zipstream technology allowing customers to benefit from reduced bandwidth and storage requirements without having to invest in new cameras or software. Axis' Zipstream technology is fully compatible with the widely adopted H.264 compression standard. The technology has been developed specifically for video...

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Communication Protocols

Mazak Exhibits Advanced Applications of MTConnect at [MC² Conference

Company's iSMART Factory showcases the MTConnect protocol's manufacturing power FLORENCE, Ky. – Through its iSMART Factory concept, Mazak Corporation will demonstrate the true power of the MTConnect open communications protocol at the [MC2 MTConnect Conference. Mazak has always been an avid supporter of MTConnect and is a featured sponsor of the 2015 conference, taking place April 28-30...

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Leine & Linde 600 Series Encoders Now Offer EtherCAT Option
Linear Encoders

Leine & Linde 600 Series Encoders Now Offer EtherCAT Option

Schaumburg, IL –Â-  Leine Linde's ISA and IHA 600 series of solid shaft and hollow-shaft absolute rotary encoders are well known to have been optimized for process and machine control in the harsh environments found in steel, mining and energy industries.  EtherCAT is one of the latest networking technologies to be utilized for process or equipment control in these...

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Simply Safe Applications
Machine Safety Controllers

Simply Safe Applications

Integrated safety solutions from Rexroth with CIP Safety on Sercos The growth in use and complexity of automation across industries is driving a parallel growth in the complexity of human-machine interfaces (HMIs), resulting in an increased need for standardized, cost-effective functional safety for OEMs. To simplify the development of complex machines, Rexroth is integrating safety technology...

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B&R Introduces Automation Technology that Takes Packaging Machinery Performance to a New Level at PACK EXPO 2014
Miscellaneous Software

B&R Introduces Automation Technology that Takes Packaging Machinery Performance to a New Level at PACK EXPO 2014

BR Industrial Automation will exhibit its latest packaging solutions at booth S-3179 at PACK EXPO International, November 2-5, 2014 in Chicago's McCormick Place, where, along with the new co-located Pharma EXPO, over 50,000 packaging professionals will come together. With flexible I/O solutions, modern industrial multi-touch HMIs, modular drive systems and Panel PCs that implement the latest...

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Miscellaneous Controls

Sierra Instruments Announces QuadraTherm® Thermal Mass Flow Meters Now Have Full Device Description Foundation Fieldbus

Monterey, CA – Sierra Instruments, a leading global mass flow meter manufacturer, announces its QuadraTherm® 640i and 780i are now available with full device description Foundation Fieldbus digital communication protocol, making them the ideal flow meters for industrial applications, including oil and gas. Foundation Fieldbus technology is a proven, systemic technology comprised of a...

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Communication Protocols

RACO Announces the Addition of Two New Communication Protocols

- Verbatim Gateway Can Now Use EtherNet/IP to Interface with PLCs, Other Devices - Emeryville, Calif. — RACO Manufacturing and Engineering Co., a leading provider of remote monitoring, reporting and control devices, now supports two new protocols, EtherNet/IP™ and Modbus® TCP, which allow the Verbatim® Gateway remote monitoring and reporting system to interface with PLCs and other...

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