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Research & Education Winter training programme announced - Endress+Hauser has announced its Fall and Winter 2015 schedule of instrumentation training courses in the US.

Publication Sensors and Signals - Prof. Sergey Y. Yurish, together with Dr. Amin Daneshmand Malayeri has edited and published a book titled 'Sensors & Signals'. The book is available in both print (hardcover) and pdf formats from IFSA.

PRODUCT Location awareness and safety in SCADA - ARC Informatique and Ubiquicom, at the forefront of technological innovations, are collaborating to combine their skills to offer a unique mobility solution. This partnership manifests a joint effort to instill mobility at the heart of supervisory systems.

NEWS Find "Ye olde controle valve!" - Moog Inc has launched a contest today to find the oldest operating Moog servo valve. The company will also be sponsoring monthly drawings to give people with newer valves a chance to participate. This contest is part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Moog's operations in Europe.

PRODUCT Ultra-Compact 1,000W power supply. - Excelsys Technologies, XSolo family of 1U high, ultra-compact single output modular power supplies offer designers of critical systems an off the shelf high reliability power solution.

PRODUCT High current relay. - IDEC Corporation has added the RL family of high current electromagnetic relays to its existing R relay product line. There are forty different variations of the RL relay to fit a wide variety of applications.

PRODUCT Quick and simple product sample ordering: Connectors. - Harting has eased the process of providing product samples to engineers and designers by increasing its stockholding of PCB connectors and I/O connectors to over 2000 devices.

Paper Call Instrumentation symposium issues "Call for Papers!" - The Program Committee of the 62nd International Instrumentation Symposium (IIS) has issued a Call for Papers, inviting authors, innovators, thought leaders and other professionals in the instrumentation field to submit abstracts for presentation consideration at the conference.

PRODUCT More gateways - As the standard Ethernet protocol for Siemens® and new GE PACs, ProfiNet is used in industries around the globe.Now, ProSoft Technology is helping users connect PROFINET controllers and Modbus or EtherNet/IP devices with five new gateways.

APPLICATION Measuring VOC in ground investigation. - Independent site investigation, geotechnical engineering and environmental consultancy, Southern Testing, has opted to use handheld Tiger VOC detectors from Ion Science to measure volatile organic compounds in the field.

PRODUCT Scanning accessory for spot pyrometers. - Fluke® Process Instruments has introduced the SpotScan™ line scanning accessory for its family of best-in-class spot pyrometers.

Web Site High voltage Reed Relays. - Pickering-Relays-High-VoltageThe new Series 119 is the industry's smallest high voltage SIL Reed Relay for up to 3kV stand-off. This new relay is intended for voltages considerably higher than standard small SIL relays, ideal for Cable and Backplane Testers and Mixed signal ATE.

APPLICATION Oil giant standardises manifolds. - Total RC, the refining and chemicals arm of French oil giant Total SA, is standardising on manifolds produced by the Instrumentation Products Division of Parker Hannifin.

Web Site Responsive site reflects change in engineering habits. - NCH Europe's new website reflects change in use of online technology across a range of technical communities. Professionals working in the water, energy and maintenance sectors can now access information from them at the click of a mouse.

PRODUCT Entry-level model for LCD touchscreen infrared cameras. - With a full 180° articulating lens and 14.5cm touchscreen, the new entry-level Fluke® TiX500 Infrared Camera allows thermographers to easily navigate over, under, and around objects to preview and capture images.

PRODUCT 10.4" and 15.6" displays now available! - Larger 10.4" displays now come as a standard on the Sinumerik 828D Basic, replacing the 8.4" version. With its panel processing unit (PPU) 290, Siemens is also offering both the Sinumerik 828D and the Sinumerik 828D Advanced with a 15.6" display equipped with capacitive touch technology for the first time.



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Cover Stories:
Bedrock Does Product In- tros
Wonderware and Inductive Automation User Groups
First Annual ISA/Beamex Calibration Conference
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Nick Denbow's Roundup:
Offshore Europe in Aberdeen Yokogawa at OE2015
E+H at OE2015
Rockwell Automation at OE2015;
Expro wins big; Honeywell supports Lundin,
Emerson and BP ink Up- stream agreement;
More on Cameron and Schlumberger,
Emerson buys Spectrex

Odds and Sods from the Industry:
Schneider Éire and UK change leaders;
GE reorganizes to take on IBM;

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Changing Perceptions

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