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The benefits of integrated safety

Machinery designers are under increasing pressure to develop control systems that are faster to design, faster to build, offer greater flexibility, precision and productivity improvements, whilst ... 

Expanding EtherCAT sensor solutions

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As Omron explain, fieldbus technology is evolving at an exponential pace, with the push for faster cycle times, easy integration and seamless data exchange becoming a top ... 

Underground timetable to be super accurate

London Underground has deployed the Raima Database Manager as a key component to help deliver capacity and reliability improvements on the Piccadilly Underground line. The Raima product holds and ... 

Industrial automation changes up a gear

Speed matters, especially when building modern production machinery to offer the highest levels of productivity, so it is no surprise to see gigabit Ethernet speeds in the latest industrial networks. ... 

The networking implications of Industry 4.0

John Browett, general manager of the CLPA, addresses what sort of impact the concept of Industry 4.0, and importantly the technologies that underpin it, will have on open industrial networks such as ... 

Asia claims almost half of automation sales

A recent report by IHS has shown that in 2012, capital expenditure on industrial automation equipment in Asia reached a total of $76.6bn, representing 46% of global investments in the sector. Despite... 

The key to a smart factory

A new whitepaper titled ‘IP-Based Fieldbus Holds the Key to Smart Factory of Industry 4.0’ has been published by Nexcom. The essence of Industry 4.0 lies in maximising network coverage to streamline... 

Industry 4.0 - A catalyst for trade with Asia?

Since the concept was launched at Hannover earlier this year, Industry 4.0 has been the buzzword on everyone’s lips. From an industrial networking point of view, it really has two sets of ... 

CC-Link membership swells with growth in open networks

The CC-Link Partners Association (CLPA) is reporting a boom in membership, with strong growth continuing throughout 2013. Total membership is approaching the 2,000 mark, making the CLPA one of the... 

Successful protection for industrial networks

Following risk analysis, Volkswagen AG has introduced a new security standard for its car bodywork production network at its plant in Emden, Germany. Thanks to the segmentation of the network, the ... 

Changes in the network security landscape

Security requirements for industrial Ethernet networks are quickly migrating from Enterprise networks to process control and other industrial environments. The recent issues with the Stuxnet malware ... 

Delivering seamless, secure connectivity to manufacturers

Becoming more responsive without sacrificing efficiency is key to manufacturing success, and can be achieved through seamless, secure connectivity across the enterprise. Rockwell Automation provides ... 

Easier Profinet migration

HMS Industrial Networks has released a series of new Anybus X-gateways that enable communication between several industrial networks and Profinet IRTThe new X-gateways can connect Profibus and ... 

RFID that beats the heavy-metal blues

Accurate tracking of high-value, costly items through a production process is becoming an increasingly common requirement. Luxury cars, for example, are supplied to specific customer preferences such ... 

Fieldbus Foundation announces first registered isolated device couplers

The Fieldbus Foundation has announced registration of the first isolated device couplers based on its FOUNDATION H1 (31.25 kbit/s) device coupler test specification. Devices from MTL and R. Stahl ... 

INSYS icom create new products

In response to the industrial OEM market need for a secure, cost effective remote access solution the company have released the IMO-1 GPRS router and fault monitor. When used with the ever more ... 

EtherCAT sensors enable real time measurements

Chris Jones, managing director at Micro-Epsilon UK, discusses the growing importance of EtherCAT in enabling the latest laser displacement sensors to transfer measurement data in real time in ... 

Code reader makes selective inserts possible

Customers are finding inserts to be much more relevant in recent years because catalogue publishers have detailed customer data and catalogue distribution companies are using this information to send ... 

Promise of improved efficiency to fuel industrial networking uptake

Improved efficiency, increased productivity and cost reductions are the main factors that will drive the European industrial networking/communication market, according to new market analysis by Frost ... 

Ethernet line extender provides high-speed network connections over existing cabling

Westermo has enhanced its series of Ethernet line extenders with the release of a high-speed, compact device that is capable of meeting the increasing data transfer demands within industrial ... 

 
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