Stratix 2500 Switch Addresses Evolving Networking Needs

Manufacturers that use unmanaged network switches but struggle with downtime or security concerns now have an alternative to using managed switches. The Allen-Bradley Stratix 2500 lightly managed switch from Rockwell Automation provides the security, resiliency, segmentation and bandwidth-optimization benefits of a managed switch without the need for extensive configuration. 

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Time-to-Digital Converter Brings Pico-Second Resolution to Drones, LIDAR

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The new TDC-GPX2 high-performance time-to-digital converter from AMS/Acam improves on a classic, with more power, a smaller package and lower cost than its predecessor. The TDC-GPX2 has very low power consumption and is configured in a small 9- x 9-mm QFN64 package, which also reduces or even eliminates cooling requirements.

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CoaXPress Integrates Machine Vision into the Industrial Internet of Things

According to market research, there will be nearly 26 billion devices on the Internet of Things by 2020. While the consumer end of the IoT has been the primary focus of attention, the manufacturing subset of the IoT, known as the Industrial Internet of Things or the IIoT, will witness even more spectacular growth. Manufacturing companies are expected to spend…

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Durabook Computers Built Tough for In-The-Field Applications

Rugged computers, whether notebooks or tablets, make it possible for individuals to successfully work outside – literally and figuratively – away from an office. They provide versatility and mobility. And most importantly, they are designed and built to operate in environments that commercial computers would never survive, such as a quarry environment.

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Littelfuse Introduces Motor Protection Relays with Wireless Monitoring

Littelfuse Inc., introduced a next-generation motor-protection relay designed to enhance worker safety while allowing for faster, easier control and troubleshooting. The MP8000/MP8100 Series Bluetooth-Enabled Motor Protection Relay allows maintenance personnel to communicate with the relay from up to 30 ft. away using a mobile app.

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Siemens Controller for Fail-Safe Automation Applications

Siemens new Simatic S7-1518-4 PN/DP ODK controller easily handles the most advanced standard and fail-safe automation applications. The controller features a large 13 MB user work memory and up to 32 GB load memory with memory card. It offers a one nanosecond bit performance and six nanosecond performance for floating point arithmetic.

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