Industrial networks & buses

Transmitting measured data by wireless in real time

20 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Fraunhofer-Institute for Production Technology IPT

The Fraunhofer Institute has teamed up with Ericsson to offer a unique test environment for 5G applications for direct wireless real-time sensing.

Smoothing out interoperability issues in smart factories

14 June, 2018 by Edward Lin, Product Manager, Moxa | Supplied by: MOXA Inc

Ensuring non-stop connectivity throughout converged networks involves dealing with a hodgepodge of protocols and technologies.

Artila Electronics Aport-214PG C-programmable device server

07 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Micromax Pty Ltd

Artila Electronics has launched the Aport-214PG FreeRTOS programmable device server, powered by a 32-bit Atmel SAM4E16E 120 MHz Arm Cortex-M4 processor.

Acromag uBSP signal splitter/duplicator

06 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The uBSP acts as a carrier for the microBlox line of plug-in signal conditioning modules to drive two scalable 4–20 mA or 0–10 V control outputs and an auxiliary 5 V third output from a single input.

PROFINET devices exceed 20 million in 2017

05 June, 2018 | Supplied by: PROFIBUS Association of Australia

Reflecting the increasing use of Industrial Ethernet-based technologies, twice as many PROFINET devices were installed in 2017 than for PROFIBUS.

Moore Industries celebrates 50 years

05 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Moore Industries Pacific Inc

Starting with only three staff in 1968, Moore Industries has enjoyed international success in the design and manufacture of interface technologies for industry.

TOSIBOX remote access solutions

04 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

TOSIBOX offers easy and secure remote access through a scalable, secure VPN connection.

Hirschmann DRAGON PTN backbone switches

25 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Belden Australia Pty Ltd

Belden has released an MPLS-TP-based backbone switch range for applications that rely on mission-critical data transfer.

HMS Industrial Networks Anybus WLAN access points

24 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Global Automation Asia-Pacific

HMS Industrial Networks has introduced two Anybus WLAN Access Points, designed to be industrial-grade infrastructure hubs for long-range WLAN connectivity.

Advantech Wzzard LRPv LoRa node and SmartSwarm 243 gateway

01 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Advantech in partnership with Semtech has expanded its line of wireless products with the launch of the Wzzard LRPv Node and SmartSwarm 243 LoRa Gateway.

FDT 2.1 release sets a path for the IIoT-connected enterprise

27 April, 2018

Enhanced specification focused on security, performance, ease of use and investment protection.

Balluff distributed modular I/O for food and beverage

11 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

Balluff has introduced a range of machine-mount, IP69K protection rated, ECOLAB certified distributed I/O modules supporting EtherNet/IP, Profinet and IO-Link.

Wireless links and networks: determining your antenna needs

06 April, 2018 by Glenn Johnson, Editor, Process Technology

Wireless networks are becoming increasingly commonplace in industrial environments, but most process engineers are not necessarily trained in radiophysics.

Connectivity: backbone of the digital enterprise — Part 2

03 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Bridging the divide between OT and IT will support collaboration and enhance overall production efficiency, reliability, visibility, flexibility and security.

Hirschmann SPIDER III Premium Line unmanaged switches

03 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Belden Australia Pty Ltd

The Hirschmann SPIDER III Premium Line allows users to quickly and easily configure basic switching parameters through the device's USB interface.

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