Connectivity and control at the edge

The SeaConnect 370 IoT edge device lets users monitor and control processes and trigger actions with SeaCloud, a cloud-based, built-in event engine. This edge device is suitable for a variety of applications including asset management, data acquisition, environmental monitoring and facility management. The SeaConnect 370 features two Form C relays, four digital inputs (wet or

Demonstration boards for semiconductor products

The LTC1668, 50Msps, 16-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) is for applications with analog frequency content between the audio range and several megahertz. DC2459A is a complete redesign of the original demonstration circuit. Several signal conditioning options are available for the analog output, and digital signals through one of several FPGA development boards. Example FPGA code is

Siemens and TCS to deliver performance intelligence through Big Data analytics

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Siemens are leveraging their longstanding partnership to expand and enhance the delivery of big data analytics to the global manufacturing industry. Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software business will support TCS’ big data experts in the delivery and effective use of the Siemens Omneo Performance Analytics solution. By leveraging Omneo

NI and Hewlett Packard collaborate on BigAnalog Data system

NI and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will collaborate on the availability of pre-tested Big Analog Data solutions based on NI DataFinder Server Edition software and HPE Moonshot Systems. Engineers must collect and manage sensor data that is fundamentally different than what traditional big data solutions typically tackle. This collaboration is expected to result in the

Yokogawa launches Industrial Knowledge business unit to enhance cloud-based advanced solution business

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the establishment of Industrial Knowledge, a new business unit that will play a key role in accelerating expansion of Yokogawa’s business in asset intensive industries through the provision of cloud-based advanced solutions. Expansion of the advanced solution business, whose goal is to maximize performance for our customers through the attainment of

Disseminating data across an enterprise

One goal of the IoT is to disseminate data over as many intelligent devices as possible. To accomplish this goal, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business is partnering with Webalo to mobilize business intelligence combined with operational awareness, enabled by the Industrial Internet. Proficy Scorecard, built on Webalo’s secure, scalable, high-productivity mobile app development platform, Webalo Pro

Keeping data safe: how to choose a backup and data recovery solution

Chris Grossman • Senior Vice President Enterprise Applications, Rand Secure Data Like so many other industries, manufacturing has become dependent on digital data and the amount of data being generated has exploded. Design files, simulation data, sales systems, parts and assembly files, and ERP data are only some of the valuable electronically stored information (ESI)

OMEGA Introduces Splash Proof Temperature Data Logger

Omega’s new OM-CP-RFOT series of splash proof wireless temperature data loggers are the most advanced devices used in the meat processing industry today. Its rugged design, equipped with a flexible piercing probe allows it to be used in the harshest environments. It is ideal for smoke houses, ovens and other cooking processes. This CE compliant

Molex Track-it Traceability Pad for Product Identification in Fully-Automated, High-Volume PCB Assembly Lines

Molex Incorporated presents the track-it™ traceability pad – a printed circuit board (PCB) miniature identifier that provides unambiguous product traceability within the production process of work-in-progress in any high-volume electronic PCB assembly operation.  The track-it system is ideal in any SMT PCB assembly where space is limited and traceability is required, including high temperature ceramic PCB assemblies.  Well

State Data Logger from Omega

Omega’s new state data logger is an advanced, low cost, battery powered data logger that records input transitions or contact closures from external sources such as transducers or state initiators. This CE compliant product offers a 10 year battery life, 4 Hz reading rate, a multiple start/stop function, ultra-high speed download capability, 406,323 reading storage

Development of a UAV Electrical Rig

When Santiago R López Gordo of Airbus Military needed to develop an electrical rig for the development of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), he had two main goals: Create a test environment that allowed him and his team to test the UAV electrical system under different operating conditions and execute tests that showed the integration

HEIDENHAIN Metrology DROs Shine with New LED Screens

SCHAUMBURG, IL – HEIDENHAIN’s line of highly successful metrology digital readouts (DROs) has now received an upgrade. New LED screens are now being released on QUADRA-CHEKs (models ND 1100 and ND 1200) and the GAGE-CHEK model ND 2100, previously all with LCD screens.  LED screens have been shown to be longer lasting and provide greater

Highly Functional and Accurate-PID Temperature Controllers-TK Series

Standard type PID temperature controllers, the TK Series, delivers powerful control with a high-speed sampling cycle of 50ms, with ±0.3% display accuracy. It supports heating/cooling, simultaneous control, automatic/manual control, SSR output/current output selectable function, SSRP output function and communication function. In addition, it covers diverse input sensor support, multi SV settings, high resolution display parts

Industrial Networks: the Choices for Real Time Motion Control

Among the versions of Ethernet for real-time motion update, two are leading the industry today: EtherCAT, Ethernet/IP, and Powerlink.  Each handles real-time messaging differently, and the differences affect your design choices. The leading vendors behind these networks will discuss the ways each handles real-time updates. By watching this special, free 1-hour on-demand webinar you will gain

Mobile health device links patients and healthcare professionals anytime, anywhere

As more health monitoring devices are rolled out to meet the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) changeover, the question is which technologies will take hold. Between the proliferation of health apps for smart phones and the first Continua Certified smart phone, Cambridge Consultants see an opportunity to drive a new market and lower health care costs

Virtual Prototyping with 3D CAD

By Brian MacCleery, National Instruments and Stephen Endersby, Dassault SystƒÂ¨mes SolidWorks Corp. Design failures may be the key to success in designing complex motion control machinery.  Failing early and often may lead to rapid design success.  Every mistake you catch in the early phases of development is a potential avoided catastrophe.  Any programming mistake or

Rotron Brushless DC Motors

Rotron® brushless DC motors specially engineered for applications onboard heavy-duty transit buses, coaches, and other transportation vehicles deliver long-life power solutions serving up to 60,000 hours. These motors in two standard frame sizes (47 and 64) employ electronic commutation to operate virtually maintenance free and can outlive conventional brush-commutated motor products prone to failure from

Portable Paperless Recorders and Data Acquisition Stations

This high performance, easy-to-use portable recorder displays real-time measured data on a clear, wide-angle color LCD and can handle a wide range of measurement in your lab, plant, or test stand. These recorders have powerful stand-alone data logging capability and the units record on-site changes in temperature, voltage, current, flow and pressure. The product features

Modlink MSDD Front Panel Interfaces

Duluth, Georgia — Murrelektronik's range of Modlink MSDD front panel interfaces allow power and data access to controllers without opening the housing or control cabinet doors. Featuring a sleek, modular design to ensure flexibility, the Modlink MSDD enables controllers to be easily connected to laptops, programming devices, diagnostic equipment, PCs, printers, networks and modems. Murrelektronik's

Astro-Med’s Dash 20HF Data Recorder

Astro-Med introduces the Dash 20HF, the latest addition to their high frequency data recorder family. Engineered specifically for long term capture of high frequency data and transient signals, the unit supports recording up to 20 analog channels to an internal hard drive at sample rates of up to 500 kHz and a bandwidth of 100

California Air Resources Board Partners with CAS

CLEVELAND, OH – Computer Aided Solutions, LLC. has partnered with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to provide data loggers for real-time monitoring of diesel engine exhaust emissions, simultaneous with engine performance. CAS is providing dataTaker DT80 data loggers together with CANGate serial to CANbus converters to the California Air Resource Board in support of

Handheld Data Recorder with Built-in Printer

The Dash 2EZ+ is a two channel, hand-held data acquisition system for portable troubleshooting and maintenance. It can record two channels of analog voltage, as well as one TTL event input to CompactFlash media, at sample rates to 40 kHz per channel. The unit also contains an integrated, 3.1 in. thermal printer for hard copy

Data Acquisition Devices with USB Connectivity

National Instruments announces a new line of M Series USB data acquisition (DAQ) devices with 18-bit analog input accuracy at sampling rates up to 625 kS/s. The NI USB-6281 and USB-6289 feature an 18-bit ADC, which provides a 4X increase in resolution over traditional 16-bit devices, equivalent to more than 5½ digits of resolution for

New 2008 Catalog from Computer Aided Solutions

(Chesterland, OH) – Computer Aided Solutions has introduced its new 2008 catalog of data logging and data acquisition systems. The company specializes in delivering a wide range of products that monitor input signals from temperature, humidity, pressure, flow, voltage, current and other digital sources with sampling rates from 1 Hz to over 10 kHz. These

Long Range & Lower Power BI-Directional Transceiver

Linx Technologies announces one of the most significant products in their history. The tiny LT Series transceivers offer the longest range and lowest power consumption of any transceiver ever offered by Linx; making ideally suited for a diverse range of consumer and industrial applications that require reliable, cost-effective, bi-directional communication. Remote control / command with