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ABB adds digital options to integrate and control electrical systems

ABB recently expanded its ABB Ability System 800xA Power Control Library (formerly MIDAS Library) software to include more options to communicate with and control electrical devices throughout the power infrastructure for mining and mineral processing operations. The digital solution now supports the PLC (Programmable Logical Controller) Connect functionality to extend power automation beyond IEC 61850 … Continue reading ABB adds digital options to integrate and control electrical systems

Double-digit increases in industrial IoT sophistication

IFS, global enterprise applications company, has released a research study of 200 North American executives that reveals substantial year-over-year gains in internet of things (IoT) usage in industrial companies. Executives at respondent companies, ranging from manufacturers to trade contractors to oil and gas companies, are collecting more data from connected devices, integrating it with other … Continue reading Double-digit increases in industrial IoT sophistication

Nuvo-5608VR Series for mobile surveillance, real-time video analysis

Backplane Systems Technology has introduced Neousys Technology’s new Nuvo-5608VR Series Intel 6th-Gen Core i7/i5 fanless mobile surveillance system with 8x PoE+, DIO, CAN Bus, and 2x 3.5-inch HDD (RAID 0/1). It is Neousys’ latest fanless mobile surveillance system designed for real-time video analysis and streaming. It incorporates 6th-Gen Core i CPU, IP camera connectivity and … Continue reading Nuvo-5608VR Series for mobile surveillance, real-time video analysis

Panasonic launches Toughbook handheld device for industrial working environments

Panasonic has released the Toughbook FZ-T1 handheld device – a slimline, rugged model designed for mobile workforces, such as the manufacturing and mining industries. “The Toughbook FZ-T1 is an important addition to our rugged handheld portfolio,” said Clare Hose, Toughbook’s product marketing manager for Panasonic Australia. “Mobile technology is clearly the future for business, but … Continue reading Panasonic launches Toughbook handheld device for industrial working environments