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Digital Transformation and Industrial Internet of Things

Here is the official wrap of the recent Honeywell Users Group (HUG) Americas symposium. It was the 40th anniversary celebrated with the theme “40 Years of Innovation.” Officially “more than 1,200 people” attended the event. I have written a couple of times during the week here and here. This information comes from a press release […]

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Industrial Networks—Multi-Purpose Safe Area Modbus Scanner

I’m not a Modbus scanner expert, but this new industrial networks product came to me from a friend I trust. Looks interesting. Precision Digital Corp., global supplier of digital panel meters and control instrumentation celebrating its 40th year in business, announced the Vantageview PD6730X Modbus Scanner. The PD6730X is a rugged, NEMA 4X/IP65 Modbus master, […]

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Rockwell Goes Mobile With Production Data

The consumer boom with mobile devices has not been ignored by production automation companies. Rockwell Automation showed FactoryTalk VantagePoint EMI v 6.0 enabling any digital device to access performance metrics and production data analytics from plant floors and machines. The VantagePoint v6.0 software now includes VantagePoint mobile, a component that enables users to create displays […]

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Better Graphics For Safer Industrial Plant Operations

Some of the most exciting technology companies have shown me during the past three years or so has involved deep work into providing better operator displays for industrial plant operations. In this case, “better” means working with the people who actually use the displays–maybe the entire team from operators to maintenance to engineering–in order to […]

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New Mobile Operator Interface Device blends HTML 5 and Internet of Things

Another announcement at ARC in Orlando last week came from software developer Iconics blending mobile HMI and the Internet of Things. The company introduced its new MobileHMI solution delivered to “Any Glass, Anytime!” Iconics, always on the cutting edge of commercial technology trends, sees the increasing use of mobile devices in industry along with improved […]

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Advantech Acquires British Intelligent Display Company

Advantech has signed an agreement to acquire British Intelligent Display Company GPEG. After the merger, GPEG’s original management team will remain unchanged and will join Advantech Embedded Core Computing Group under the name of Advantech-GPEG. Advantech’s management sees this move as strengthening its position in the European market. Advantech Chairman KC Liu stated that, “In […]

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