Plant Automation - Machine Vision, HMI

Digital enterprise captures all plant processes

Siemens Industry Automation CEO sees digital design and simulation key to manufacturing growth. » more

“Real-time” information: It’s all relative

Data is captured at the industrial automation and machine level, the manufacturing operations... » more

Gas Technology: Digital Age management

With tools such as digital loggers and wireless communications, systems operators can get an... » more

Managing alarms, managing competency

Equipment, people both need attention to get process plants running effectively » more

HMIs embrace the future, deliver performance

Human-machine interface (HMI) technologies have paved the way for some of industrial automation’s... » more

Using technology to gain 'situational awareness'

Consortium works to improve operator understanding of alarm management  » more

Modular software to boost productivity

Part 2 in the "Staying ahead of the technology curve" series explains how leveraging modular... » more

Yokogawa expands energy management offering

Company announces joint partnership, capital investment with Soteica Visual MESA. Video: Satoru... » more

Case Studies

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Products

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Right-angle servo gear reducers

AutomationDirect's SureGear line of precision servo gearboxes has expanded to include right-angle gear reducers. » more

Vertical storage and retrieval system

The Tower automated vertical storage and retrieval system can help save 75% of floor space with a high-density storage solution. » more

Industrial-strength single-board computer

The iPAC-9X25 industrial strength ARM embedded single-board computer is based on the Atmel AT91SAM9X25 Processor. » more

I/O module

The 750-658 I/O module by Wago links CAN field devices and provides a gateway between a CAN network and other fieldbuses (e.g., Ethernet or Profibus), leveraging the flexibility of the fieldbus. » more

Industrial PC

The IPC 6641, manufactured by Heidenhain, is an industrial PC for machine tools. » more

Webcasts

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LaChance on CMMS Blog

Scalability: 4 tips for a successful multi-site...

Maintaining equipment and facilities across multiple sites can be... » more

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Videos

The art of motion control

Everyone talks about motion control as a way to... » more

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