2007 New Product Nominees

2007 Engineers' Choice Award nominees. Product descriptions and deep links to more information can be found in the online 2007 New Product Compendium. 

02/01/2008


* Engineers' Choice Award winners; ** honorable mentions
Product descriptions and deep links to more information can be found in the online 2007 New Product Compendium. www.controleng.com/awards

 

Applications
**promis-eECT International Inc. www.ecti.com
Eplan Version 1.8Eplan Software & Services www.eplan.us
Maple 11 math computation softwareMaplesoft www.maplesoft.com
*SolidWorks 2008SolidWorks Corporation www.solidworks.com
Enterprise Integration and Analysis
**Proficy TrackerGE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms www.gefanuc.com
IncuityEMI 2.5Incuity Software Inc. www.incuity.com
Real-Time Finance xMII xAppx Packaged Composite ApplicationInvensys Process Systems www.invensys.com
* FactoryTalk Historian Site EditionRockwell Automation www.rockwellautomation.com
Programming
* NI LabVIEW 8.5National Instruments www.ni.com
PAC Project 8.1Opto 22 www.opto22.com
**System 3.0Invensys www.wonderware.com

 

 

HMI Hardware
Power Panel 300/400B&R Industrial Automation www.br-automation.com
EXTER K10/K20Beijer Electronics Products AB www.hmi.beijerelectronics.com
H-T70-NeBeijer Electronics Products AB www.hmi.beijerelectronics.com
InduProof MedInduKey Keyboard Production GmbH www.indukey.com
VPANEL ExpressKontron us.kontron.com
* Silver Series PlusMaple Systems www.maplesystems.com
**Interact Xpress and XPR PowerStationsParker Hannifin www.parkermotion.com
LT3201Pro-face (Digital Electronics Corp.) www.profaceamerica.com
Stealth Model: TT-1700Stealth Computer Corporation www.stealthcomputer.com
IndraLogic VE, SWL-VE**01-ILC-01VRS-NNBosch Rexroth Corp. www.boschrexroth.com
XLt Touch Screen OCSHorner APG www.hornerocs.com
Matrox Extio F1220Matrox Graphics Inc. www.matrox.com
HMI Software
**ClearSCADA 2007Control Microsystems www.controlmicrosystems.com
GENESIS64ICONICS www.iconics.com
InduSoft Secure Thin ClientInduSoft www.indusoft.com
Proficy HMI/SCADA CIMPLICITY 7.0GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms www.gefanuc.com
Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX 4.5GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms www.gefanuc.com
* InTouch 10.0Invensys www.wonderware.com
Industrial PCs
APC810 industrial PCB&R Industrial Automation www.br-automation.com
**CP72XX Control PanelBeckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
CX9010 Embedded PCBeckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
ThinkIO-DuoKontron us.kontron.com
*Stealth LPC-450 Little PCStealth Computer Corp. www.stealthcomputer.com

 

 

Motors
SureServo brushless servo systemAutomationDirect www.automationdirect.com
* Adjustable Speed Brushless BMC & BSMBaldor Electric www.baldor.com
Duo Series BM3 & SC-E magnetic contactorsFuji Electric www.fujielectric.com
MR-J3 Linear Servo Model LM-U2 and LM-H2Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. www.meau.mea.com
nuvoDisc Flat Brushless DC MotorsPortescap, a Danaher Motion Company www.portescap.com
**DS/CM Synchronous servomotorsSEW Eurodrive www.sew-eurodrive.com
Motion Control
C396 Electronic Overload RelayEaton Corporation www.eaton.com
ABL1500Aerotech Inc. www.aerotech.com
ABRTAerotech Inc. www.aerotech.com
Kuka KR 1000 Titan robotKuka Robotics www.kuka.com
QH-Motion Controller and model Q172H and Q173HMitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. www.meau.com
SNAP Motion Control SubsystemOpto 22 www.opto22.com
**Ethernet Powerlink MotionBus controller and drivesParker Hannifin www.parkermotion.com
Prodigy Motion CardsPMD Performance Motion Devices www.pmdcorp.com
* CompactLogix L45Rockwell Automation www.rockwellautomation.com
Square D brand S-Flex Enclosed Drive ControllerSchneider Electric www.us.telemecanique.com
Drives
SMVector NEMA 4XAC Technology Corporation actechdrives.com
Drum Digital Servo DriveElmo Motion Control www.elmomc.com
Epsilon EPEmerson Control Techniques www.emersonct.com
AC890PXParker SSD Drives www.ssddrives.com
* Allen-Bradley PowerFlex DC drivesRockwell Automation www.rockwellautomation.com
SINAMICS S120 AC DriveSiemens www.automation.siemens.com
**V1000 AC MicroDriveYaskawa Electric America Inc. www.yaskawa.com

 

 

I/O Products
**DeviceNet I/OBalluff www.balluff.com
BK9103 PROFINET Bus CouplerBeckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
EL67xx EtherCAT master and slave terminalsBeckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
IL230x-B905 EtherNet/IP Fieldbus BoxBeckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
TwinSafe Safety SystemBeckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
*Bluetooth I/O ModuleconnectBlue www.connectblue.se
SQIO SynqNet I/O ModuleDanaher Motion www.danahermotion.com
BradControl IP67 I/O modules for Ethernet/TCDEMMolex Inc. www.woodhead.com
Ultra-Lock Field Attachable ConnectorsMolex, Automation and Electrical Products Division www.woodhead.com
DataCELL FIELD FOUNDATION fieldbus cableNorthwire Inc. www.northwire.com
SNAP-AIMA-8Opto 22 www.opto22.com
SNAP-PAC-SB1Opto 22 www.opto22.com
CT-1000 Semiautomatic Ferrule Crimping ToolPanduit Corp. www.panduit.hu
FieldConnex Ethernet IsolatorsPepperl+Fuchs www.pepperl-fuchs.com
Modular Fieldbus Segment ProtectorsPhoenix Contact www.phoenixcon.com
JUMPFLEX - Series 857WAGO Corporation www.wago.us
Network Software & Diagnostics
TwinCAT EtherNet/IP SlaveBeckhoff Automation www.beckhoff.com
Master Simulators for Profibus, DeviceNetBihl+Wiedemann www.bihl-wiedemann.com
FTS4Control Communications Analyzer - P/N FTS4ControlFrontline Test Equipment www.fte.com
DataWorX V9ICONICS www.iconics.com
Industrial Defender Technology Suite Version 3.0Industrial Defender Inc. www.industrialdefender.com
OPCFailoverJemmac Software Ltd. www.jemmac.com
**Industrial SNMPKepware Technologies www.kepware.com
*KepServerEXKepware Technologies www.kepware.com
Lantronix IntelliBox-I/O 2100; IBIO21002-01Lantronix www.lantronix.com
BradCommunications Remote DeviceNet Scanner SST-EDN-1Molex Inc. www.woodhead.com
OnCellG2150IMOXA Technologies www.moxa.com
9211-ET Tofino Security Solution - MTL Inc.Byres Security www.mtl-inst.com
Switches, Routers & Gateways
**EKI-2735Advantech www.eautomationpro.com
EKI-7659C Managed Industrial Ethernet SwitchAdvantech www.eautomationpro.com
Magnum DX900 Industrial RouterGarrettCom Inc. www.garrettcom.com
EDS-P308MOXA Technologies www.moxa.com
MGate 3000 SeriesMOXA Technologies www.moxa.com
* 7000 Series Gigabit capable industrial Ethernet switchesN-Tron www.n-tron.com
cATM Control Appliance Transaction ModulesOnline Development www.oldi.com
ICM8 communications gatewayRed Lion www.redlion.net
NL5000RF Neulink www.rfneulink.com
Wireless Solutions
The Ion System 1.0Apprion www.apprion.com
* FlexPower wireless nodesBanner Engineering www.bannerengineering.com
SureCross Wireless Network (DX80 Gateway and Node)Banner Engineering www.bannerengineering.com
ConnectPort X8Digi International www.digi.com
W-HART GATEWAYELPRO Technologies www.elprotech.com
**OneWirelessHoneywell Process Solutions hpsweb.honeywell.com
Honeywell Instant Location SystemHoneywell Process Solutions hpsweb.honeywell.com
Viator HART-Enabled Bluetooth PC modemMacTek Corp. www.mactekcorp.com
MVI56-WA-EIPProSoft Technology www.prosoft-technology.com
RSSI-1000RadioMobile www.radiomobile.com
BL ident modular in-line RFIDTurck www.turck-usa.com

 

 

Controllers
EMC 40 series controllerAthena Controls www.athenacontrols.com
Durus ControllerGE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms www.gefanuc.com
QS Safety PLCMitsubishi Electric Automation www.meau.com
SNAP-PAC-EB1Opto 22 www.opto22.com
SNAP-PAC-S2Opto 22 www.opto22.com
* Modicon M340 PACSchneider Electric www.us.telemecanique.com
**SIMOTION D410Siemens Energy & Automaton www.automation.siemens.com
Discrete Sensors & Readers
Checker 200 SeriesCognex Corp. www.cognex.com
DataMan 100 ID ReadersCognex Corp. www.cognex.com
VA31DALSA IPD www.goipd.com
SCM5B48 Accelerometer Input ModuleDataforth Corporation www.dataforth.com
* AccuProx Analog Inductive SensorEaton Corporation www.eaton.com
CSI 9420 Wireless Machinery Health TransmitterEmerson Process Management www.emersonprocess.com
Redundant G-Series Temposonics SensorMTS Sensors www.mtssensors.com
MiniSafe MS4800 Series Safety Light CurtainsOmron Scientific Technologies Inc. www.sti.com
ML17 Series Tru-VueBackground Suppression SensorsPepperl+Fuchs www.us.pepperl-fuchs.com
**S300 Safety Laser ScannerSICK www.sickusa.com
Embedded Products
**F18 64-bit Core2Duo 3U CPCI Single Board ComputerMEN Micro Inc. www.menmicro.com
*ThinkCore W345MOXA Technologies www.moxa.com
Tridium Vykon JACE-600 embedded controller/server platformTridium Inc. www. vykon.com

 

 

Components & Connectors
* Fluke 771 Milliamp Process Clamp MeterFluke Corporation www.us.fluke.com
**BLUEMARK X1Phoenix Contact www.phoenixcontact.com
FieldPower PowerBoxWeidmuller www.weidmuller.com
Instrumentation & Analysis
MB3000 FTIR Laboratory AnalyzerABB Analytical www.abb.com
* SM500FABB Instrumentation www.abb.com
4401OXYBarben Analyzer Technology LLC www.bat4ph.com
TEMPpointData Translation www.datatranslation.com
TFZ FOUNDATION Fieldbus Temperature TransmitterMoore IndustriesInternational Inc. www.miinet.com
BioTector Organic AnalyzerOhmart/VEGA Corporation www.ohmartvega.com
X-STREAM Oxygen TransmitterRosemount Analytical www.emersonprocess.com
**FieldMate Versatile Device Management WizardYokogawa Corporation www.yokogawa.com
Process Sensors
Fixed Thermal Imaging (FTi) systemAmetek Land Inc. www.landinstruments.com
Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6000 Firmware 7Emerson Process www.emersonprocess.com
PIM Series Pump Diagnostic Pressure Sensor (PIM093 and PIM094)ifm efector inc. www.ifm-electronic.com
**Foxboro FT10 Electrodeless Conductivity SensorInvensys Process Systems www.foxboro.com
SVI II ESD valve positioner/safety systemMasoneilan-Dresser www.masoneilan.com
WEB-TEMP - Web-enabled temperature measurement moduleMeasurement Computing Corporation www.measurementcomputing.com
* UWTC Thermocouple-to-Wireless ConnectorOmega Engineering Inc. www.omega.com

 

 

Advanced Control
**LOOP-PRO Product SuiteControl Station Inc. www.controlstation.com
MiMiC Simulation Software - v3Mynah www.mynah.com
* RSLogix 5000 Fuzzy DesignerRockwell Automation www.rockwellautomation.com
Process & Batch Control
**Fisher LCP100Emerson Process Management www.emersonprocess.com
Proficy Process SystemsGE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms www.gefanuc.com
* Simatic PCS 7 Box 416Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. www.sea.siemens.com
EZ-ZONE PMWatlow www.watlow.com
CAMS (Consolidated Alarm Management Software)Yokogawa Corporation of America www.yokogawa.com
PumpSmart PS200 v5ITT Monitoring & Control www.ittmc.com
WeatherBug for AutomationKepware Technologies www.kepware.com
AMO-RT V6PAS www.pas.com

 

 

ABBp. E10
Baldor Electricp. E7
Banner Engineeringp. E8
connectBluep. E8
Eaton Corporationp. E9
Fluke Corporationp. E9
Invensysp. E6
Kepwarep. E8
Maple Systemsp. E6
MOXA Technologiesp. E9
N-Tronp. E8
National Instrumentsp. E4
Omega Engineeringp. E10
Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradleyp. E4, E7, E10
Schneider Electricp. E9
Siemensp. E10
Stealth Computer Corp.p. E6
SolidWorks Corporationp. E4





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