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NEWS Monochrome LCDs for Ireland & Britain! - Ginsbury has announced a new distribution agreement with LCD manufacturer Blaze Display Technology promote and distribute their full range of display products in Britain & Ireland.
People Andrew Brindley
Tentec Ltd has appointed of Andrew Brindley to its Internal Sales team.

NEWS CERN collaboration! - National Instruments (NI) has announced a collaboration with CERN (Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire), the intergovernmental research organisation building the world's largest and most advanced scientific instruments.

PRODUCT "Come hell or highly waterproof connectors!" - Industrial connector specialist Electroustic has teamed up with environmentally-sealed component manufacturer Bulgin to supply, design, prototype and manufacture customised cable assembly and box build solutions.

PRODUCT Convection cooled power supply ofers 92% efficiency - Excelsys Technologies has announced the XS500 range of high efficiency 500W Convection cooled AC/DC power supplies.

PRODUCT Ex HMIs in sandwich design - "Cool at heart" - that's the innovative approach to heat dissipation in the latest 4x8 HMI series developed by R. Stahl HMI Systems.

PRODUCT PCI-programmable resistors - Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of PCI and PXI Programmable Resistors with the introduction of two new Programmable Resistor & Relay solutions

PRODUCT World's smallest cross stack TDL monitor! - The SERVOTOUGH MiniLaser Oxy, the world's smallest cross-stack Tunable Diode Laser (TDL) gas analyzer and only TDL analyser specifically optimised for O2 measurement has been launched by Servomex.

PRODUCT Clamping force measurement over machine control! - The Siemens Sinumerik CNC controllers have been getting the maximum productivity out of each machine for over 50 years. Now they have another partner on their side: the Hainbuch Testit software.

PRODUCT Support for product launch! - Wonderware UK and Ireland, is supporting the launch of the ground-breaking Wonderware 2014 R2 with a series of free webinars and Wonderware in Practice demo events.

People Paul Nolan
Paul Nolan has joined VisionID as the national Cognex Product Manager in Ireland.

Publications Basics in measurement & control! - The newly released fifth edition of the book Measurement and Control Basics has been extensively updated to reflect the latest advances in automation technologies and incorporate valuable new self-study exercises and challenge-solution examples.

PRODUCT Busbar foe AC & DC applications - Rittal is the world’s first manufacturer to offer an approved busbar system with standard components, optimised for both AC and DC applications. No other products are required.

Video Step-by-step measurement and control videos! - Endress+Hauser has released over 100 free, step-by-step instructional videos to the Endress+Hauser YouTube channel.

PRODUCT Energy data logger - The Tinytag Energy Logger is widely used in industrial/manufacturing plants with high-consumption equipment to accurately monitor single and three phase power usage.

NEWS Competition spurs innovation in technology and pricingBLOG - The global programmable logic controllers (PLC) market witnessed a strong decline in growth in 2012 due to the uncertain economic scenario in the developed world, most notably in the mature markets of North America and Europe says this report from Frost & Sullivan. Since 2013, however, the market has witnessed positive growth across all regions.

Research & EducationIndustrial cybersecurity seminar at forum! - The Automation Federation is scheduled to conduct a high-profile seminar on industrial cybersecurity at the 19th Annual ARC Industry Forum, which will take place 9-12 February 2015 in Orlando (FL USA).

PRODUCT High density switching matrix! - Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of LXI switching matrices with the introduction of new high-density matrix modules.

APPLICATION Keeping food fresh! - A major manufacturer of climate-controlled food storage systems incorporates Michell's I7000 humidity and temperature modules within their products to ensure the reliable temperature and humidity control.

PRODUCT Smart data acquisition system - The SMARTDAC+ GM data acquisition system from Yokogawa, improves operational efficiency due to its modular design, which facilitates the mounting and removal of modules. In addition, the SMARTDAC+ GM system supports Bluetooth wireless communications for use with handheld mobile devices.

NEWS EDSA certification for field control processor! - The Schneider Electric Field Control Processor 280 has been certified to the ISASecure® Embedded Device Security Assurance (EDSA) certification.

Standards Industrial networking - platform share! - PROFIBUS remains the most widely used industrial network globally but several networks are closing up. PROFINET and EtherNet/IP compete for first place within industrial Ethernet and no network consolidation is in sight. These are some of the conclusions from HMS Industrial Networks as they present their view of the industrial network market in 2015.

PRODUCT Electric rod style linear actuator! -

People Rick Roop
Rick Roop is the 2015 President of the International Society of Automation (ISA).
The FT Series roller screw driven actuators from Curtis Wright, offer high thrust, high speed, and high robustness in a compact form factor, making them an ideal alternative to hydraulic cylinders.

PRODUCT The world's first 7''wide screen HMIs for ATEX zone 1. - The world's first operating devices with a 7" wide screen suitable for use in ATEX zone 1 from R. STAHL HMI Systems combine state-of-the-art, user-friendly equipment with a highly robust design.

APPLICATION No oil to trouble water! - Quantitech's portable oil in water monitor has proved extremely popular in the oil sector. It ought also be ideal for other industries where oil contamination is an issue.


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NEWS Connected Intelligence Global Partner Ecosystem! - B+B SmartWorx, (formerly B&B Electronics as we reported below) has announced an acceleration for the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape with its Connected Intelligence Global Partner Ecosystem.

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