City of Denver transforms traffic control network
December 4, 2020
The ability to offer a robust, easy-to-use solution that could meet the needs of today and scale to meet the challenges of tomorrow solidified Denver’s decision to modernizing its TCN infrastructure. Highly configurable offerings also helped them achieve a holistic view and better management of its massive network.
Numerous tools on one platform save time and money
July 7, 2020
A manufacturer of precision machined aluminum die castings and subassemblies reduced costs and raised efficiency by implementing an industrial application platform. New tools enabled building solutions in human-machine interfaces, SCADA and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Supporting a sustainable mode of transportation
July 1, 2020
A modern radiolocation solution helps the operator of the subways in Oslo, Norway to provide a high-performance and attractive offering. In recognition of the city’s efforts towards a sustainable way of life. public transport and the subway as an alternative to a car, represents an important pillar of the concept.
Cybersecurity challenges in discrete manufacturing
January 9, 2020
Network, cybersecurity, and automation control professionals in discrete manufacturing and similar operations can work to optimize profitability with the most sophisticated automation solutions driven by the advent of the IIoT, while maintaining optimum, best-in-class cybersecurity levels on the plant floor.
Fiat Chrysler conveyance system boosts production flexibility
November 12, 2019
A new conveyance system at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles utilizes a Compact GuardLogix controller, paired with an industrial hotspot radio to facilitates communication. The radios transmit control, safety, and diagnostic data from each carrier back to the traffic cop PLC, to ensure carriers are operating efficiently and effectively.
Fast, reliable internet access for trains leverages technology
July 27, 2019
New cabling and connector technology is making fast, reliable Internet access possible on trains. A powerful data infrastructure is necessary to deliver the performance that customers expect, and new tool-free assembly and installation options provide PushPull convenience and weight reduction using only a single twisted pair.
Transportation and bus surveillance: mobile security
July 10, 2018
An industrial Power over Ethernet (PoE) switch is used to connect critical components of a mobile security system for a bus company in Europe. Devices used in transportation surveillance systems on buses or trains have a unique set of requirements and specifications that are crucial to their operability and efficiency.
Connections add value onboard and trackside
July 10, 2018
Train manufacturers have made huge strides in recent years to reduce the weight of rolling stock. One area with potential for saving weight is adopting cables with high performance thin-walled insulation. Thin wall cable is 50-100% smaller in diameter, 30-50% lighter and can offer significant weight savings.