Industrial networks & buses

EtherCAT Technology Group to officially support EtherCAT P

02 May, 2016 | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

The technical committee of the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has accepted EtherCAT P as an addition to EtherCAT.


Toyota to standardise on EtherCAT

29 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

Toyota Motor Corporation has announced that it has selected EtherCAT as its industrial Ethernet technology of choice and will base its new factories around the world on EtherCAT.


Solar plants maximise availability with Westermo industrial networks

19 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Westermo Teleindustri AB

Two concentrating solar power plants in Spain have implemented highly reliable data communications networks to help ensure problem-free operation.


Beckhoff opens technology centre in Silicon Valley

12 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

Opened in April 2016, Beckhoff's new technology centre is located in the home of the leading companies in the IT and semiconductor industries, such as Intel, Apple and Google.


Wireless networks in the water and wastewater industries

08 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Rotork Australia

Wireless networking continues to gain acceptance in industrial applications, including the water and wastewater industries.


Automation and innovation: Australia needs a "man on the moon" moment

21 March, 2016 | Supplied by: PROFIBUS Association of Australia

The Innovation Statement is one thing, but Australia can do two things to improve its global standing: encouraging automation in manufacturing industry, and investing in a righteous cycle of innovation and commercialisation between universities and industry.


The future of control systems and Industry 4.0

01 March, 2016 by Scott Moffat, Managing Director, Pilz Australia Industrial Automation | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

The move to Industry 4.0 will bring with it many advances in efficiency and productivity, but also many changes in the way industrial processes work.


Enabling mobility in network monitoring

29 February, 2016 by Yiwei Chen, Moxa Product Manager | Supplied by: Madison Technologies

Mobile devices are now more common in the workplace than ever before. Modern mobile apps now allow industrial network operators to monitor and troubleshoot their networks while on the move.


IO-Link retrofit delivers rapid ROI

22 February, 2016 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Smart, networked switching devices improve furnace functionality, saving money for end users and OEMs.


Improving turns in machine building

07 October, 2015 by Shishir Rege* | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

Management at turnkey automation systems providers are always seeking ways to improve production efficiencies on the manufacturing floor. The challenge is to keep up with sales growth and deliver systems on time, while maintaining the same amount of resources.


White paper from Cisco and Rockwell helps simplify IP address management

10 September, 2015 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Deploying network address translation helps resolve complications of duplicate IP addresses.


Profinet's role in the future of industrial networks

25 August, 2015 | Supplied by: PROFIBUS Association of Australia

Last week at the ACI Connect conference and exhibition, Rafael Koenig, chairman of Profibus Australia, presented at the Future Networks Forum to an audience of automation, control and instrumentation professionals about Profinet's role in Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things.


Remote access today

14 August, 2015 by Tom Hardy, Product Manager - Secomea, Daanet Pty Ltd | Supplied by: Daanet Pty Ltd

Australia is a tricky market. Whether you're a contracted engineer, systems integrator or OEM machine builder, our small population density and the vast distance between existing and potential clients can often be great.


Five reasons to switch to distributed modular I/O

13 August, 2015 by Will Healy III, Balluff, Inc.* | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

For machine builders there is a great demand to increase the productivity and flexibility of their machines, while maintaining healthy margins. This can be a difficult balancing act between using the most effective technology while working within a shrinking budget.


Belden contributes to Industry 4.0 standardisation

30 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Belden Australia Pty Ltd

Combining time-sensitive network (TSN) technology with the OPC UA specifications will allow the Industry 4.0 vision of a high-performance, real-time-capable network to be realised without any vendor-specific technology.


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