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VMIC: Single-board computer

The VMIVME-7740 single-board computer now has a processor speed of 850 MHz. The single-slot Pentium III processor-based computer for embedded Pc control applications is from VMIC (Huntsville, AL).
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Ormec: Drive network brochure

A 6-page color brochure provides a technical overview of Ormec’s (Rochester, NY) new ServoWire™ Drive Network. Describes the network’s operation, installation, technology and flexibility.
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Interroll Corp.: Control mechanism

Capable of communicating with as many as 4 conveyor zones simultaneously, the DriveControl™ ZPA+4 control mechanism from Interroll (Wilmington, NC) is said to provide accurate zero-pressure accumulation.
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Synergetic Micro Systems, Inc: Compact 'gateway'

The PKV40 compact gateway links an Ethernet network to DeviceNet, Profibus, Interbus, CANopen, ControlNet, AS-1 or SDS. The converter device comes from Synergetic Micro Systems (Downers Grove, IL).
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GE Cisco Industrial Networks: Networking services

GE Cisco Industrial Networks announces a full range of industrial networking services to support factory-to-enterprise communication. The company assists users in all phases of network development—from troubleshooting to installation, integration and remote management—to help them achieve plant and enterprise e-commerce goals.
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Phoenix Contact Inc: I/O module

The Interbus Loop 2, from Phoenix Contact (Harrisburg, PA), utilizes the power supply not only to power the I/O devices but also to transmit network signals to the devices.
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Automation Intelligence: Motion control software

AML®, the first software-only motion controller, is available for use with Sanyo Denki’s miniature, factory-hardened SMS-10 Stand-alone Controller with an embedded VxWorks operating system.
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Eurotherm Chessell: Web-enabled recorder

Eurotherm Chessell’s (San Diego, CA) 4100G graphic recorder is now Web-enabled. Ethernet connectivity permits the browsing of process information from a PC anywhere around the globe via Internet or local intranet, and includes e-mail alarm notification.
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CTC Parker Automation: Ethernet driver

CTC Parker Automation’s (Milford, OH) Allen-Bradley Ethernet Driver allows use of its Interact HMI software for Ethernet communications to Allen-Bradley SLC-5 and PLC-5 controllers on the factory floor.
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Barry-Wehmiller Design Group: Virtual marketplace

Barry-Wehmiller (St. Louis, MO) has designed a Web site specifically for packaging professionals. The site (www.barry-wehmiller.com) facilitates sales transactions as a 2-way network among buyers and sellers of packaging machinery.

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