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Beckhoff’s new EL6861 EtherCAT Terminal features support for BACnet MS/TP

In addition to BACnet/IP, Beckhoff now also supports BACnet MS/TP (Master Slave/Token Passing) with the EL6861 EtherCAT Terminal. This serial interface can be used to directly control and monitor BACnet-compatible field devices, […]

Rockwell Automation’s new FactoryTalk View software offers further increase in operator’s productivity

HMI SCADA design has traditionally been a lengthy and error-prone task, while the result limited operator visibility to only what had been preprogrammed into the application. In today’s era of smart manufacturing, […]

Beckhoff now offers OPC UA Pub/Sub UDP communication integration with TwinCAT 3 runtime

Direct integration of OPC UA Pub/Sub UDP communication into the TwinCAT 3 runtime paves the way for straightforward configuration of publishers and subscribers, as well as exchange of data in real-time. With […]

Turck updates its ultra-compact TBEN-S Series with enhanced digital block I/O modules

Turck has enhanced the functionality of the digital block I/O modules of its ultra-compact TBEN-S Series in the form of a free firmware update. It comprises the functions for digital filtering, pulse […]


Rockwell Automation brings its FactoryTalk Analytics to the cloud

IoT-enabled assets and machines can improve operations when information that matters is delivered to the people who can use it best. Yet, equipment builders who invested heavily to build smart machines often […]


Beckhoff introduces its new ultra compact C6015 Industrial PC for universal use

The new, ultra compact C6015 Industrial PC is designed for universal use in automation, visualisation and communication tasks, as well as in EtherCAT-based applications. As an exceptionally inexpensive, compact and flexibly-mounted solution, […]


Rittal showcased its latest solutions for enclosures and cooling systems

Everything has to move fast in enclosure construction. Besides that, components need to be installed as easily as possible, following the plug-and-play principle. The fewer hand movements are needed, the better. This […]


Rittal launched its new RiLine Compact System

With the RiLine Compact, Rittal is offering manufacturers of small controllers and switchgear an innovative and – above all – type-tested power distribution system for the first time. RiLine Compact is designed […]


Murrelektronik presents its Cube fieldbus system with extensive diagnostic capabilities

Murrelektronik’s Cube fieldbus system offers extensive diagnostic options. A new diagnostics gateway makes access to this data even easier. This solution is easy to implement, provides clear information in case of failure […]


Eisenmann’s E-Cube successfully attract customers from variety of industries worldwide

Eisenmann unveiled its innovative E-Cube mechanical paint overspray removal system at its 2013 in-house Technology Forum. Now, E-Cube has been purchased over 50 times for deployment in a variety of industries worldwide. […]


Fanuc introduces its new ROBODRILL machines

Fanuc announces the new generation of ROBODRILL machines, which was presented at the AMB Show in Stuttgart. The new α-DiB series will take over from the successful α-DiA series. It comes with […]


Lenze expands its 3200 C controller program with double the performance

In modern mechanical engineering, there is an emerging trend that is currently experiencing a considerable boost due to the rising demand for more flexible modes of production: machines are increasingly becoming modular. […]


Sony showcased its latest GS CMOS cameras at Vision 2016

At Vision 2016 exhibition in Stuttgart, Sony Europe’s Image Sensing Solutions unveiled its latest series of GS CMOS cameras offering clear benefits to designers and end users in factory automation and non-manufacturing […]