A single device offers a wide variety of apps and dashboards for machine visualization and analysis.

Edge-located HMIs drive new wave of Industry 4.0

Unified HMIs installed at the automation edge effectively connect users to their data by bridging OT plant data …

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Autonomous counterbalanced forklift navigates factory by using swarm intelligence.

Autonomous forklift guided by swarm intelligence

By using swarm intelligence, new forklifts are able to navigate a production facility or warehouse in a truly …

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Industrial Security for Brownfield Plants

Improving industrial security in large brownfield plants

In industrial plants, PLCs run the show. Chemical giant BASF had a large number of PLCs and they …

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Integrator configures MicroSmart PLCs and HMIs to meet door security and intercom requirements.

Lean PLC and HMI system offers facility automation solution

Small and medium facility operators can obtain a comprehensive facility automation system delivering the capabilities they need by …

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Industrie 4.0: Smart electronics production

Industrie 4.0: smart electronics production via PC-based control

Advancing the smart factory with PC-based control technology, electronics companies are developing platforms with unified interfaces as part …

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Numerous tools on one platform save time and money

A manufacturer of precision machined aluminum die castings and subassemblies reduced costs and raised efficiency by implementing an …

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Scalable automation solution for heat exchanger manufacturing

PC-based automation, drive networking and Ethernet I/O reduces control technology cost and cycle times for OEM machinery builder. …

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Tandem press line from Aida Engineering in an automotive production facility.

IoT-capable press lines harness open control technology

Implementing Industrie 4.0 and Internet of Things (IoT) concepts is leading to a huge increase in the volumes …

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Single Pair Ethernet Technology

SPE in industrial applications

Single Pair Ethernet work continues with the aim of toughening up this evolutionary new technology for as many …

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Industrial network infrastructures

Optimizing infrastructure performance

Industrial network infrastructure is a valuable business asset. Investments in legacy networks require a clear migration path to …

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PROFINET Over Industrial WLAN Infrastructure

PROFINET Over Industrial WLAN

Two key challenges need to be addressed when building a stable PROFINET application over a WLAN infrastructure. The …

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Abstract Background

Single-Pair Ethernet for constrained devices

New operational concepts are being developed to drive EtherNet/IP deployment to low-end constrained, in-cabinet devices such as contactors …

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