OEM Lifecycle – The Past, Present and Future. - A new keynote address entitled “OEM Lifecycle – The Past, Present and Future” will set the scene for the ProfiBus topical seminar addressing the key practical issues arising from the use of digital communications technologies in automated manufacturing and process industry applications, with particular attention to Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). (Glasgow, Scotland 17th Apl 2018).
Speedy mobile test device. -
Anritsu has worked with Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to successfully demonstrate peak download speeds of 2 Gbps. The demonstration uses a mobile test device, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X24 LTE modem and a network simulator using 5x carrier aggregation (5CC) with 4x4 MIMO, and 256-QAM modulation on all 5 carriers.
Essentials for calibration. - The International Society of Automation (ISA) and its Beamex partner have released a new, free eBook called Calibration Essentials. The eBook is an informative resource with 60 detailed pages covering all essential topics relating to calibration.
Todd Gilliam is new US segment leader for ABB's food and beverage operations.
Air quality training! -
Reflecting the level of support and expertise that Ashtead Technology has been able to provide for its sales and rental customers over the last year, TSI has renewed Ashtead’s Gold Partnership status. The achievement of this level of support triggers higher levels of engagement with TSI, resulting for example, in joint activities such as free air quality training events.
Dissolved Oxygen in food, pharmaceutical and biotechnology. -
The Memosens COS81D hygienic optical sensor for measuring dissolved oxygen in fermenters and bioreactors has been released by Endress+Hauser. It is for use in the food, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, as well in drinking water and boiler feedwater applications. It can be used in all measuring points from lab fermenters to production processes.
Seamless integration of pneumatic systems and process control. -
The ASCO Numatics 580 CHARMs node enables simple Electronic Marshalling of pneumatic systems
Personal sampling pump. -
Casella's latest air quality sampling pumps have been added to the Ashtead Technology fleet of instruments for measuring occupational exposure to airborne contaminants.
Programmable controller with EDGE. -
Experienced industrial automation manufacturer and industrial internet of things tools developer Opto 22 today announced a groundbreaking new industrial system to address the needs of automation engineers and developers solving the challenging automation and industrial internet of things (IIoT) problems in today’s fast-moving, data-centric environment.
Clever sensor cable -
This intelligent sensor cable with SmartCore Technology from Leuze electronic improves machine and system availability.
Switch manufacturer recognised. - ZF Switches & Sensors has been awarded SPDEI award for quality of support and collaboration with its distribution network. SPDEI honoured 26 suppliers out of 110 nominees and ZF was one of three winners in ten electromechanical categories.
Toolkits added to program. -
Softing's OPC Development Toolkits are now listed in Rockwell Automation's Encompass Partner Program.
SolutionsPT has bolstered its senior product team with a new appointment, Ian Bailey, and two internal promotions, Chris Whitehead & Phil James.