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GE Intelligent Platforms: Software upgrades

In order to provide access to accurate, timely production and process data, GE’s Proficy Mobile Tasks, Proficy HMI/SCADA – iFIX, and Proficy HMI/SCADA – CIMPLICITY have been upgraded, and new capabilities have been added that help users take full advantage of the Industrial Internet.
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Controls Product Brief
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B&R: Ultra-compact panel PC

Available with single-, dual-, or quad-core processors, the computing power of B&R’s Panel PC 2100 – which uses the latest Intel Atom technology – is fully scalable, and can be used as a single, integrated control for standard machine control, HMI, CNC, and robotics.
Controls Product Brief
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NK Technologies: Current transducer

NK Technologies’ AT/ATR-LS combines a current transformer and signal conditioner designed for monitoring large loads; a large, split-core design can be installed over existing conductors without disconnecting the load, even in applications with multiple conductors per phase.
Controls Product Brief
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Optimal Engineering Systems: Pick & hold modules for solenoid control electronics

The compact (3.00 in x 3.00 in x .85 in) PH-ET Pick & Hold module from Optimal Engineering Systems, a very low-cost solution for solenoid control electronics, is a reliable module suitable for driving valves, relays, actuators, DC motors including voice coil and moving magnet linear motors, hydraulics, electromagnets, and LEDs.
Controls Product Brief
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Schneider Electric: Circular M12 connectors

Industry standard M12 circular connectors on Schneider Electric’s Lexium MDrive integrated motor-drive-controller-encoder system facilitate fast implementation of the system in new and existing systems and equipment, and further industrialize the system.
Loftware: Labeling software
Controls Product Brief
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Loftware: Labeling software

Spectrum 2.5 introduces new features that extend design and integration capabilities.
Controls Product Brief
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GE Intelligent: Operator interface solutions

GE Intelligent Platforms announces its QuickPanel+™ operator interface (OI) for the Industrial Internet now features multi-touch technology, providing the same pinch-to-zoom functionality as today’s popular consumer touchscreen devices.
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Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Directional control solenoid valves

AutomationDirect’s NITRA® line of pneumatics products now includes additional directional control solenoid valves available in a wide variety of configurations to meet a broad range of pneumatic valve applications.
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ROC IT Solutions: Serialization software
Controls Product Brief
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ROC IT Solutions: Serialization software

A Print, Apply, and Verify module offers low-cost serialization and fast implementation in pharmaceutical packing operations.
Controls Product Brief
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Advanced Motion Controls: Motor controllers

The DVC Series is the latest addition to the M/V™ Family of Electric Mobility and Mobile Robotics motor controllers.
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Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Accessories for enclosures

AutomationDirect added over 160 accessories designed for Hubbell-Wiegmann enclosures. New items include drip shield kits, window kits, folding shelves and internal mounting components.
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Omega Design Corporation: Case packer
Machine Product Brief
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Omega Design Corp.: Case packer

ECX-001 is a semi-automatic case packer with unit-level track-and-trace capabilities.
SYNCHRONIZATION. Modern industrial Ethernet systems now make it possible to implement high-precision, high-performance synchronization in time frames of 100 nanoseconds, enabling packaging machinery OEMs to achieve reaction times in their machines as fast as 60 microseconds.
Feature Article
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What's next for packaging machinery automation?

Contributing Editor Keith Campbell scoured the miles of aisles at interpack 2014 to deliver this insightful view of what might be next in the world of packaging machinery controls and automation.
Ease of operation. Flexible and easy to configure, the programmable safety controller now used by S&R Robot Systems is operator friendly.
OEM Application Note
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Safety controller fits robot integrator

Taking safety inputs and keeping track of them redundantly to prevent harm to operators—it’s an important task in today’s increasingly sophisticated machines.
Controls Product Brief
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Tsubaki: Cam clutches

Made of a special alloy steel that provides extended wear, increased fatigue life, and greater torque holding capacity, U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission’s uni-directional/mechanical Cam Clutch product line locks the inner and outer races through the locking action of cams, transmitting torque in one direction of rotation while overrunning in the other.

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