Industrial Wireless

Which Industrial Wireless Architecture to Choose?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Beyond knowing differences between office and industrial wireless technologies, you also need to know the ins & outs of industrial architectures such as iPCF, iPCF-MC and iREF. Wireless…

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Industrial Ethernet: Five Critical Issues

Thursday, July 31, 2014

There are numerous advantages to using Ethernet on the plant floor and some critical issues to consider for a successful implementation. The major automotive manufacturers are moving exclusively…

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Inside the Controls that Tame Gargantuan Cranes

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

There are no small accidents for bridge cranes as tall as multistory buildings. Siemens integrator Trutega uses Lasers, wireless Ethernet, PLCs and the Nanobox PC to prevent them….

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How Smart Are Your Safety Systems?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Siemens Safety Integrated strategy protects workers and boosts productivity with fail-safe controls, drives, motors, I/O and plantwide PROFISAFE communications. Machine safety is serious business. According to the International…

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Automaker Brave Enough to Retrofit, Saves Millions

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Brave Control Solutions uses Siemens technology to retrofit a press and transfer to increase productivity. Windsor, Ontario-based systems integrator Brave Control Solutions (Brave) recently undertook a major retrofit…

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Beyond Drives: How can Low Voltage Controls Boost Your Energy Efficiency?

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

A broader strategy including low voltage control electronics, fuseless motor starters and digital networking can provide your operation with substantial energy savings. Follow the latest expert discussions on…

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RFID has Long Range, Programmable Power Levels

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The new long range RFID reader for external antennas is ideally suited for use in production control and intralogistics, wherever a large reach or multiple tag acquisition fields…

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Communications Modules Add Many Security Features

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Communications processors from the Siemens Industry Automation Division have integrated security functions, including a firewall and a virtual private network function (VPN). The VPN capabilities of the Simatic…

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New Controls Bring Pixar’s Cars Movie to Life at Disney’s California Adventure

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Siemens PLCs, sensors and communications bring the 12-acre Cars Land to life The wildly successful Cars movie franchise comes to life in the Disney California Adventure theme park,…

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Three New Products for Remote Access by Mobile Radio

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Siemens Industry continues to expand its TeleService and Telecontrol product portfolio with the addition of three products for remote access by mobile radio: the CP 1242-7 communications processor…

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