Industrial networks & buses

Is there a standard for smart manufacturing?

25 January, 2018 by Dave Vasko, Director of Advanced Technology, Rockwell Automation | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Waiting for smart manufacturing standards to develop before implementing the Industrial Internet of Things into your operations may not be the most productive choice.

China adopts FDT technology as national standard

12 January, 2018 | Supplied by: FDT Group

A cooperative initiative undertaken between FDT Group and Chinese standards organisations has resulted in a Chinese national standard for device integration based on FDT 2.0 technology.

eWON eCatcher Mobile remote access app

19 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Global Automation Asia-Pacific

By connecting an eWON Cosy or Flexy router to a machine, it is possible to access and control the machine via the cloud service eWON Talk2M.

Advantech partners with five leading companies in creating the Edgecross Consortium for Industry 4.0

10 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Advantech has partnered with Mitsubishi Electric, Omron, NEC, IBM Japan and Oracle Japan to establish the 'Edgecross Consortium' to overcome boundaries between companies and industries in order to realise collaboration between factory automation and IT.

Pepperl+Fuchs AS-Interface G10 Ultra-Compact Module

01 November, 2017 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Pepperl+Fuchs AS-Interface G10 Ultra-Compact Module is an AS-I slave module with dimenisons of 22 x 27 x 40 mm per I/O.

Modern plants depend on cloud computing, says HPS president

31 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Honeywell Process Solutions Ltd

There is no choice for industrial organisations but to take advantage of cloud computing, according to Vimal Kapur, president of Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS).

Advantech UNO-2271G compact modular edge gateway

31 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

The UNO-2271G smart factory edge gateway is the same width and length as a 2.5″ SSD but still includes the ability to expand its performance to meet application needs through six mounting solutions and over 30 iDoor modules.

ProSoft Technology ICX35-HWC industrial cellular gateway

27 October, 2017 | Supplied by: NHP Electrical Engineering Products Pty Ltd

The ICX35-HWC industrial cellular gateway provides a communication solution for system integrators and OEMs that monitor devices in hard-to-reach spots.

ORing IGPS-9080 Ethernet switch

05 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The ORing IGPS-9080 series is a managed redundant ring switch with eight 10/100/1000BaseT(X) PSE ports.

Beckhoff TwinCAT with HART field device integration

28 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

Beckhoff has introduced a platform to support both factory automation and process automation by integrating process-specific protocols and interfaces, and by offering an extended range of products for hazardous areas.

An IoT primer: bridging the gap between OT and IT

12 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Systems 22 Pty Ltd

You've probably heard about the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), also called Industry 4.0 or the Industrial Internet. But what is it?

Antaira Technologies LNP-1604G-SFP series PoE+ Ethernet switches

05 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Antaira Technologies

Antaira Technologies' LNP-1604G-SFP series 16-port industrial unmanaged PoE+ Ethernet switches offer flexible connectivity and the convenience of Power over Ethernet.

Acromag microBlox limit alarms and transmitters

31 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Acromag has recently added limit alarm and transmitter solutions to its line of microBlox signal conditioners.

Lumberg I/O discontinue notice

28 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Belden Australia Pty Ltd

Belden has released formal notices that specific modules in its Lumberg Automation 0910 ASi-Interface (ASL) and the LioN-Classic product lines will be discontinued.

Lumberg Automation LioN-Power multiprotocol digital I/O

28 August, 2017 | Supplied by: Belden Australia Pty Ltd

The latest version of Lumberg's multiprotocol digital I/O platform supports all three networks (EtherNet/IP, Profinet and EtherCAT).

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