The energy management and automation company, Schneider Electric, has announced the latest version of its award-winning software, EcoStruxure Power SCADA Operation (PSO). Designed to provide real-time vision and control for timely response, this newest addition to the EcoStruxure Power edge control portfolio keeps demanding operations running with new levels of speed and situational awareness. Power … Continue reading Schneider Electric releases latest version of its SCADA software
Experts in cyber security are concerned that a lack of security in smaller companies and start-ups creates room for attacks. The concern comes from IT industry experts that are pushing for companies to pay more attention to securing their infrastructure. Giovanni Polizzi, energy solutions manager at technology company Indra, said new companies were using insufficient … Continue reading Cyber security should be addressed with small companies first, experts say
Seeq Corporation, a company that specialises in manufacturing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) advanced analytics software, has announced it has secured $23M in Series B funding led by the Altira Group with participation by Chevron Technology Ventures, next47, the Siemens-backed global venture firm, Second Avenue Partners and other existing investors. The funding enables Seeq … Continue reading Seeq secures $23 million Series B to fuel IIoT
Faro, a company that specialises in 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, product design, and 3D machine vision applications, has announced the release of the Faro CAM2 2018 software platform. CAM2 2018 is designed to elevate the end user experience through a seamless integration with Faro portable coordinate measuring machine products, an advanced … Continue reading New software platform for 3D machine for factory imaging solutions
Emerson has introduced the Rosemount 8712EM Wall Mount Magnetic Flow Meter Transmitter with additional protocols, powerful diagnostic capabilities and usability features to help users in the water and wastewater, metals and mining, and other industries gain quick and easy insight into their processes. The meter’s local operator interface was designed using human centered design concepts, making it … Continue reading Emerson’s new flow meter with better diagnostics and usability features
Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the latest version of its reservoir characterisation and modeling software, Roxar RMS 10.1. Roxar RMS 10.1 takes collaboration and integration between domains a step further, supporting optimal decision-making. RMS 10.1 is also designed to deliver greater ease of use and performance for improved productivity. “Roxar RMS is all about getting … Continue reading Upgraded software offers highest levels of integration
Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), the Advanced Process Modelling company, has updated its gPROMS ProcessBuilder, its advanced process modelling platform for optimising design and operation of process plants. gPROMS ProcessBuilder is a unified equation-oriented process modelling environment for applications across the plant, from complex catalytic reaction and separation to wastewater treatment and utilities. The new version … Continue reading Unified modelling environment for high-value process design
Aspen Technology has launched aspenONE Version 10 software, its latest asset performance management, engineering, and manufacturing and supply chain software release supports the company’s evolution from process optimisation to asset optimisation, the next frontier of optimisation to help drive increased financial return over the entire asset lifecycle. The aspenONE Version 10 software release includes aspenONE … Continue reading Software extends reach across design, operations and maintenance
Arrow Electronics and Libelium have signed a global distribution agreement that Arrow’s portfolio for the Internet of Things (IoT) with the addition of Libelium’s wireless and sensor technology. This enables the companies to provide off-the-shelf IoT solutions that require minimal design effort before deployment. Libelium has been helping organisations to deploy remote sensing solutions in … Continue reading Arrow Electronics extends Libelium sign agreement
Software that allows air conditioning companies to design system layouts accurately and efficiently without leaving the office is being rolled out globally. Plandroid, a program from Delft Red Simulation Technology in South Australia, uses a standard floor plan drawing to create the optimal heating and cooling solution for a property and provides a project quote … Continue reading Cool solution streamlines air conditioning design
B&R has expanded its range of automation-ready Panel PCs with a new series of widescreen formats ranging from 7″ WVGA to 24″ Full HD.
With the PROFINET interface integrated in the CML 700i, Leuze electronic makes possible simple and fast integration of this light curtain in the fieldbus environment without additional gateway box and extra software.
NI has announced today the release of a new family of PXI arbitrary waveform generators with up to two channels and 80 MHz of analog bandwidth in a single slot, and a new 100 MHz, 8-channel oscilloscope that builds on NI’s expertise in high-density and software-designed instruments in PXI.
Emerson Automation Solutions launched the Roxar Salinity Measurement System for the sensitive, accurate and real-time measurement of saline water in gas production well streams at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston this week.
Beckhoff Automation has generated global sales of 679 million euros ($AUD 989 million) in 2016, an increase of 9.5 per cent over the previous year.
Clarke & Severn Electronics has developed an online Cable Assembly Builder to simplify the task of designing and building custom cables, cutting out the need for getting quotes and therefore saving time.
Process and plant engineers who can’t find room for the recommended straight pipe run required by liquid flow meters in their municipal water treatment plant retrofit projects will find the Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner available from AMS, eliminates the problem by removing swirl and asymmetric velocity profiles caused by pumps, valves and other equipment placed too close to the meter.
The new weQubeVision software module with pattern matching makes Wenglor’s Smart Camera even simpler and more intelligent.
Automation is on track to become the ultimate job killer. In fact, much like the industrial revolution 200 years ago, the automation of human tasks is revolutionising both the workplace and society. What this means for the manufacturing sector can be both thrilling and frightening depending on whose point of view you take.
The dialogue around women in work hasn’t changed much over the last decade. Progress has been slow. Engineering in particular faces a number of challenges if it is to become more female-friendly. Not least of these challenges is a male-dominated talent pool and low numbers of female graduates.