Firmware V1.6 Increases Functionality and Adds Programming/Display Features

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The new CPU firmware V1.6 for SIMATIC S7-1500 controllers provides additional functions such as mechanisms for accurate gear synchronism between two axes, as well as new programming and…

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New Tools to Raise Plant Performance Levels

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Siemens WinCC/PerformanceMonitor supports calculation and analysis of key performance indicators to boost machine and plant productivity. In many cases, manufacturers don’t see any more possibilities for improving production…

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Integrated Controls Help Train Workers Generate Green Wind Energy

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Lab–Volt’s Wind Turbine Training Simulators run better with integrated Siemens controls, drives, HMI and PC-based controls. In today’s world, everyone is on the constant lookout for sources of…

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Step 7 Safety Advanced V13 Engineering Tool

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Siemens Industry introduces the powerful Step 7 Safety Advanced V13 engineering tool, for the easy creation of safety programs. Safety Advanced V13 includes functionalities such as drag &…

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How to Drive Resurgence in American Manufacturing

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

For American manufacturing to experience a genuine revival, enterprises and institutions must work together, not only as parts of supply networks, but at a level where ideas on…

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Ford Pilots Software Using Google Earth Technology to Navigate Assembly Plants

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Ford Motor Company is piloting new software from Siemens that facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve global collaboration and better share best practices.  …

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Siemens Introduces SIMATIC NET V12

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Siemens Industry Automation Division has introduced its SIMATIC NET V12 software portfolio. The products of the SIMATIC NET V12 support the following 32-Bit and 64-Bit operating systems:…

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TIA Portal V13 Expands Engineering Framework for Automation

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Siemens Industry Automation Division has announced that TIA Portal V13, which includes Step 7 V13, WinCC V13, and Startdrive V13, has been released for delivery and is available…

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SIMOGEAR Geared Motors Specifically Designed for Automation and Motion Control Applications

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

SIMOGEAR gear motors help you save time, effort and energy. Quick configuration, drawings on demand, fast delivery from our SC assembly plant, easy installation, simple unit identification, 24/7…

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The SIMATICS S7-1200 PLC and RF630R RFID reader are integrated in a control box mounted atop the elevator cab. Owners call for the elevator with their one-button key fob remotes, then drive their cars into the cab. The RFID reader reads their cars’ RFID tags, which are programmed with their designated parking floor. The reader signals the PLC, which then signals the elevator’s controls to move the cab to the proper floor.

Automated “James Bond” Automobile Elevator Attracts Buyers

Friday, January 17, 2014

Luxury Highrise Condominium Deploys an Automated “James Bond” RFID Automobile Elevator System as a Unique Amenity to Attract Buyers. Rising 12-stories above the Old Town district of Victoria,…

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