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APPLICATION Big data analytics poised to change maintenance services models.BLOG - New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Services 2.0: The New Business Frontier for Profitability, finds that the paradigm of service strategies will shift from corrective to preventive and predictive maintenance services over the next five years.

NEWS Cellebrating and continuing 100 years of innovation! - Yokogawa Electric Corporation has created a corporate brand slogan to encourage the joint pursuit of activities with its customers that will create value and foster growth. The global launch of this new slogan, Co-innovating tomorrow, is September 1, the 100th anniversary of Yokogawa’s founding.

PRODUCT Robust pattern recognition and pose estimation. - Stemmer Imaging is extending its machine vision software library Common Vision Blox (CVB) with the new CVB Polimago tool, which enables robust recognition rates at high speed. During the teaching phase, CVB Polimago automatically generates thousands of training images thus significantly reducing the effort for the user.

EVENTS Two hundred water & waste experts confer! - The 2015 International Society of Automation (ISA) Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls (WWAC) Symposium drew 187 attendees, 35 expert speakers and 35 exhibitors to Orlando, Florida, USA in early August to examine and confront the varied challenges associated with automation and instrumentation in the municipal water and wastewater sectors.

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Andy Carling joins Svantek as Sales Manager for Health & Safety products. The company has also appointed Claire Fawlk as Sales Manager for instruments aimed at environmental monitoring and protection.

EVENTS Vision Forum envisioned for 1916! - Stemmer's Vision Technology Forum will take place on 3rd March 2016. This is part of a series of Europe-wide Vision Technology Forums organised by Stemmer Imaging and the European Imaging Academy

PRODUCT Magnetic flowmeter for utility, water and wastewater applications. - Emerson has released the Rosemount® 8750W magnetic flowmeter system for utility, water and wastewater applications. This system offers reliability and advanced process insight in an intuitive, easy to use solution specifically designed for utility flow measurement.

PRODUCT Minimising the energy consumption of industrial robots. - The Yokogawa PX8000 Precision Power Scope is playing a key part in tests being carried out by KUKA Systems as part of a programme designed to minimise the energy consumption of the latest generation of industrial robots.

APPLICATION RFID detection speeds in motor racing! - Harting has joined forces with the University of Osnabrück in Lower Saxony, Germany, in an experiment to verify the ability of the company's RFID (radio-frequency identification) systems to detect objects moving at high speeds.

NEWS MCERTS key to emissions monitors' rental popularity. - Quantitech has reported a surge in demand for its rentable emissions analysers.

PRODUCT Accuracy in cryogenic air separation. - The Michell Instruments' XZ400TS series oxygen analyzer has proved itself to be a valuable instrument for quality control in cryogenic air separation.

Publication How to Produce a Sustainability Report. - This book, 'How to Produce a Sustainability Report' provides a step-by-step guide to the constituent practices and processes needed to produce a sustainability report.

EVENTS Petrochemical industry's testing and monitoring event programme announced! - The organisers of PEFTEC 2015, the petrochemical industry's testing and monitoring event, have unveiled details of the event's Conference and Seminar Programme, featuring speakers from the oil and chemicals industries, technology manufacturers, standards organisations, research and academia.

PRODUCT TFT panels! - Varitronix has announced a new addition to their range of High-Resolution Colour TFT Panels. The new panel is 10.1" HD720 layout in 16 :9 format with overall dimensions of 224mm x 126mm (250mm approximate diagonal) and a pixel resolution of 1280 x720 RGB pixels.

EVENTS Innovation tour extols totally integrated automation.Imeacht in Éirinn - The latest TIA Portal Innovation Tour in Ireland will enable visitors to discover how to optimise their engineering and production processes and make their plant considerably more profitable. Venues at Belfast, Dublin and Cork.

White Paper A lesson in communication! - European Automation has published a special industry report about the importance of the machine to machine (M2M) communication protocol OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) in achieving Industry 4.0 goals.

NEWS Integration creates new process automation entity! - Fluke Corporation is integrating its Raytek, Ircon, and Datapaq product lines into a new brand: Fluke Process Instruments. All three companies have been part of the Fluke Corporation portfolio for some time.

PRODUCT Simplifying power quality and maximising versatility! - The PowerLogic PM8000 series meter has been launched by Schneider Electric.


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10th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics

1/09/2015 to 3/09/2015
Edinburgh (GB)


CMSE® - Certified Machinery Eafety Expert
Training
8/09/2015 to 11/09/2015
Cork (IRL)

Contact Pilz Ireland
IRL EPE'15
17th European Conference on Power Electronics & Applications
8/09/2015 to 10/09/2015
Geneva (CH)


EU PVSEC 2015
European PV Solar Energy Conf & Expo
14/09/2015 to 18/09/2015
Hambueg (D)


Husum Wind
German wind trade fair & congress
15/09/2015 to 18/09/2015
Husum (D)


E/DPC
Electric Drives Production Conf & Exhibition
15/09/2015 to 16/09/2015
Nuremberg (D)


ISA Ireland Technical Presentation
“Prototyping a Batch Process Control System using ISA-S88 and ISA-S95” by Cormac Garvey – Hal software
16/09/2015
Cork (IRL)


IRL Power Fortronic XII Edizione)
The Italion point of reference in power electronics
17/09/2015
Bologna (I)


ECCE 2015
IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Expo
20/09/2015 to 24/09/2015
Montreal (CDN)


TIA Portal Tour Ireland 2015
Introductory Presentations
22/09/2015
Belfast


IRL LpS 2015
LED Professional Symposium & Expo
22/09/2015 to 24/09/2015
Bregenz (A)


Advanced Control Systems
ACTC Training Course
22/09/2015 to 25/09/2015
Glasgow (GB)


TIA Portal Tour Ireland 2015
Introductory Presentations
23/09/2015
Dublin (IRL)


IRL TIA Portal Tour Ireland 2015
Introductory Presentations
24/09/2015
Cork (IRL)


IRL Best Calibration Practices
ISA and Beamex joint conference
24/09/2015
RTP (NC USA)


WEFTEC 2015
88th Annual Water Environment Federation Expo & Conf
26/09/2015 to 30/09/2015
Chicago (IL USA)


LOTO - Lock Out Tag Out
Training
30/09/2015
Cork (IRL)


IRL Sensors & Instrumentation
Test, Measurement & Control
30/09/2015 to 1/10/2015
Birmingham (GB)


PRODUCT Signal testing solutions prioritise Vehicle safety! - Anritsu Corporation has released new functionality for the MD8475A, its world class network simulator, to provide the first laboratory hardware in the loop system level test for the European eCall system and Russian ERA/GLONASS system.

Research & Education Engineering is no longer a man's world!BLOG - Amy Wells, business development manager of specialist industrial connectors Electroustic compares unusual roles women have played in the past with the current struggle to get more women into science and engineering.


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