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    NEWS Services and State of the Art Training opens in Aberdeen. - We have been reporting on progress at this site in Scotland for the past three years and now we can report that Emerson has just celebrated the official opening of its new £20m Solutions Centre in Aberdeen last week.

    PRODUCT Explosion proof Coriolis flow. - Badger Meter has enhanced its new line of Coriolis flow meters by releasing a new explosion-proof transmitter with intrinsically safe sensors for RCT1000 Coriolis Mass Flow Meters.

    PRODUCT HMI series in wide screen format! - Baumüller has introduced a new family of HMIs that offers the right hardware for all operating tasks with the three series Basic, Standard, and Premium. The family comprises devices in wide-screen format from 4.3 to 15.6 inch.

    PRODUCT Field verifications for moisture in natural gas analyzers. - Michell Instruments has introduced a method to verify the accuracy of the OptiPEAK TDL600 moisture in natural gas analyzer in the field using certified cylinders of moisture in nitrogen, rather than a methane calibration gas.

    PRODUCT Connector with integrated #Ethernet switch. - Harting has launched a new connector which incorporates an integrated Ethernet switch. The new US4 connector is the first device in which switch functionality resides directly in the connector, making it possible to network four EtherNet/IP or PROFINET nodes with transmission speeds of up to 1000 Mbit/s.

    PRODUCT Battery management systems. - Scienlab presents its engineering services and products for the entire development chain of battery management systems (BMS) at Hannover Messe. n addition to its energy storage test system for characterization of cells, Scienlab will also present a BMS test environment for BMS development and validation, as well as newly developed Module Monitoring Electronics using Linear Technology's LTC6804 multicell battery monitor.

    NEWS EMEA Distributor of the year. - OmniProcess (Sweden) has been awarded 'EMEA Distributor of the Year 2015' by laboratory instrumentation manufacturer SEALAnalytical.

    NEWS Global headquarters for radar level measurement for Sweden. - Emerson's new US$24.5 million facility in Gothenburg, Sweden, increases production flexibility and efficiency; provides enhanced range of services, support and training for customers.

    NEWS Mini industrial computer wins coveted award. - The coveted HERMES AWARD has been won by Harting for the second time at this year's Hannover Messe. The company beat four other competitors with its HARTING MICA (Modular Industry Computing Architecture), the company’s mini-industrial computer.

    PRODUCT Angle-seat valve includes food contact applications. - The high performance ASCO valve line now comes fully certified to meet the requirements of European and USA food contact regulations.

    PRODUCT Web-enabled dust/particulate monitor. - Ashtead Technology has added the new TSI Environmental DUSTTRAK Aerosol Monitor to its fleet of environmental monitoring equipment. Available to rent or purchase, this is an advanced, mains or battery powered instrument for the continuous monitoring of ambient particulates, with 'cloud' based connectivity.

    PRODUCT Photoelectric sensors developed for US market. - In time for the Hannover Messe 2016 - and perfect for partner country USA - Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the new R103 series for the first time. It complements the successful new generation of compact photoelectric sensors already on the market, R100 and R101.

    PRODUCT Ethernet connectivity to Coriolis transmitter! - The Micro Motion Model 5700 transmitter has been upgraded with a native Ethernet connection to improve connectivity and functionality, allowing for easier access to measurement information.
    Sam Hemphill
    Sam Hemphill is new business account manager at HHC Lewis.

    PRODUCT Augmented reality in various applications. - The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT and the founders of its latest spin-off company - oculavis - will be presenting three new applications for personal imaging systems, also known as smart glasses, at the Hanover Fair.

    PRODUCT Rugged push-button switch. - A new push-button switch which is not only IP 67 but also shows its high quality in the design has been introduced by knitter-switch.

    PRODUCT Field replaceable SMA connectors. - Intelliconnect (Europe) has introduced a range of cost effective, field replaceable SMA and 2.9mm connectors providing solderless attachment to 0.141" (RG402) semi rigid cables and 2.9mm connectors for 0.085"(RG405) and 0.141" cables.

    PRODUCT Fieldbus on your phone! - A new app that turns Android Smartphones into mobile diagnostic devices for the physical layer parameters of a Foundation Fieldbus H1 network has been introduced by Stahl.

    PRODUCT Next-generation magnetostrictive level transmitter. - The Jupiter® Model JM4 magnetostrictive level transmitter has bee launched by Magnetrol® International. The JM4 is available as a direct insertion option, as well as an external mount on any MAGNETROL magnetic level indicator (MLI) or modular instrumentation bridle.

    publications" Selecting an automation network. - The third edition release of Automation Network Selection: A Reference Manual by Richard H. (Dick) Caro, has been announced by The International Society of Automation (ISA). He is a highly acclaimed automation expert and ISA Life Fellow.

    PRODUCT Reversing industry trend of capital project cost and schedule overages. - Addressing a growing industry demand for transformational improvements in capital project execution, Emerson has launched Project Certainty, an innovative technology and engineering-based approach for improved capital efficiency and more reliable project schedules.

    APPLICATION Power station installs almost zero-maintenance boiler water monitors. - Staff at Connah's Quay Power Station (GB) have installed the latest luminescent optical dissolved oxygen (LDO) monitoring technology to minimise operational requirements whilst protecting the plant's high value assets. An Orbisphere K1100 sensor from HACH now monitors DO continuously in the boiler water feed, requiring almost no maintenance or calibration.

    PRODUCT Tracking the entire dairy QC process. - The Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) from Autoscribe Informatics allows QC laboratories in the dairy industry to accurately record, evaluate and trace test results throughout the production process.

    APPLICATION Load instrumentation for vehicle testing - A collaboration between Mantracourt and Applied Measurement Australia helps to renovate and update a Tilt Table that was used to test vehicle stability by tilting to an angle of 45°.

    PRODUCT Enhanced Online Fleet-Wide Solution meets maintenance requirements. - National Instruments has announced an enhanced version of NI InsightCM Enterprise software, a solution that helps companies gain insight into the health of capital equipment for machine maintenance and operations.
    Emerson User Group EMEA Meeting All change at Brussell Centraal.
    "Emerson's approach - yes equipment, but more importantly perhaps is attitude or culture."
    Read-out attended the Emerson User Group EMEA in Brussels, Belgium: 12th - 14th April 2016. These are our impressions!

    PRODUCT Digital Single Cable Solution for servo motors. - When Hengstler first introduced the Single Cable Solution at SPS IPC Drives 2015 in Nuremberg, they claimed to have set a new standards for efficiency, safety and performance. By offering a true Single Cable Solution with high performance, Hengstler meets the latest requirements of today's motor feedback systems.

    NEWS Acquisition allows RF solutions for home and IoT applications. - Qorvo has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held GreenPeak Technologies.

    PRODUCT Optical sensor detects mirrored and transparent surfaces reliably. - A high performance optical sensor that can reliably identify mirrored, transparent, diffuse and other hard to detect surfaces has been launched by Omron Electronic Components Europe.

    PRODUCT Vital safety information for all test and measurement practitioners. - Working safely while taking measurements is not rocket science. It is a simple combination of careful planning, carrying out safe practices according to local regulations, and using the right tools in the right way. Fluke offers the solutions needed to work safely.

    Tom Rosamilia
    The board of directors of Rockwell Automation has elected Tom Rosamilia, as a new director.
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    NEWS Co-operation on decentralised, modular automation of process equipment. - COPA-DATA is one of the first providers of process control systems in the DIMA - Decentralised Intelligence for Modular Applications project, initiated by industry specialist WAGO's automation sector.

    Standards Ready for new version of ATEX. - The new version of the ATEX directive entitled 2014/34/EU will come into effect on 20 April 2016. From that date, the new directive is the binding basis for newly issued ATEX certificates – though previously issued certificates remain valid indefinitely. Stahl is ready to advise.

    Standards Wireless certification Wireless Positioner. - Flowserve's PMV D3 for modulation control and valve monitoring is now certified to ISA100 Wireless™ specification, offering customers reduced operating costs.

    PRODUCT 3 Steps to help identify potential electrical problems and their impact. - Fluke has introduced a comprehensive collection of free online resources to help industrial engineers, electricians and power quality/energy specialists identify potential power quality issues, understand their impact, and choose the best tools to resolve the problem - all in three easy steps.

    PRODUCT Identifying potential electrical problems and their impact. - Fluke has introduced a comprehensive collection of free online resources to help industrial engineers, electricians and power quality/energy specialists identify potential power quality issues, understand their impact, and choose the best tools to resolve the problem - all in three easy steps.

    PRODUCT Continuous fixed VOC monitor. - Ion Science has launched its Falco series of fixed continuous VOC (volatile organic compound) monitors for the on-going protection of workers operating in potentially hazardous industrial environments, such as refineries, petrochemical plants and laboratories.
    PRODUCT Web-based gearhead sizing and selection tool. - Thomson Industries has expanded its web-based sizing and selection tool for Micron® TRUE Planetary™ Gearheads. The web-based MicronMOTIONEERING® is a unique, application-based sizing and selection tool that quickly and easily identifies the correct planetary gearhead for your application.
    EVENTS Automation in power! - The International Society of Automation (ISA) has released the preliminary technical program for its 59th Power Industry Division (POWID) and EPRI Symposium, which will take place 27-30 June 2016 in Charlotte, (NC USA).

    PRODUCT Steam conditioning valve for Europe - Emerson Process Management has introduced to Europe the Fisher™ TBX steam conditioning valve, which combines precise pressure and temperature control in a single turbine bypass valve.

    PRODUCT pH Process Modeling and Control Simulation in Industry 4.0. - CyboSoft has released their first virtual plant software to help engineers learn how a pH process behaves, and how to effectively control this extremely nonlinear process to comply with EPA wastewater discharge codes and save chemical reagent.
    Nick Khoubbieh
    Ultra Electronics, 3eTI® has appointed Nick Khoubbieh as vice president and general manager, integrated cyber and security solutions.

    Webinar Learn Labview from a distance! - National Instruments has launched a series of new live webcasts called: Live Webinar - LabVIEW Introduction and Demonstration -19th April 2016. The 1-hour long live webinars are intended for all engineers and researchers that feel like they are spending too much time on implementation instead of innovation.

    PRODUCT High current 4mm plugs and test leads. - JPR Electronics has announced the availability of the Schützinger GmbH range of products, including the 4mm high current lamella-basket plugs, widely used in test and measurement and instrumentation applications.

    PRODUCT Self-contained measurement camera. - The new TrueChrome Metrics camera from Stemmer Imaging provides fully integrated digital image capture and measurement for micro and macro scientific and industrial imaging applications with no need for a PC.

    Research & Education Spring 2016 instrumentation training courses in USA. - Endress+Hauser in the US has announced its Spring 2016 schedule of instrumentation training courses. Classes typically are a combination of classroom and hands-on training on either the Endress+Hauser PTU® (Process Training Unit), a full-scale, working process skid with on-line instrumentation and controls, or live instruments in training stands, both designed to simulate operating conditions.

    PRODUCT Gas Analyser ensures effectiveness of glove boxes. - Glove boxes are used extensively to handle hazardous or sensitive materials, often with a protective or highly controlled atmosphere. Michell's XGA301 industrial gas analyzer provides a reliable and cost-effective method to monitor for air leaks combined with moisture measurement.

    PRODUCT Multi-carrier cellular RTUs are safe for use in hazardous environments. - Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, has announced that its Sixnet® series RAM® 9000 industrial cellular RTUs have received ATEX zone 2, category 3 approval and are safe for use in potentially hazardous environments.

    PRODUCT Thermal imagers with free smart phone or tablet on offer. - Until 15th June 2016 and while stocks last, Fluke is offering further money-saving thermal imager packages. With two thermal camera models from its entry-level TiS Performance Series and two models from the Ti Professional series, Fluke is offering a specific free 'smart' tablet or mobile phone.
    Damiano Natali
    Cressall Resistors has appointed Damiano Natali as R & D and finite element analysis engineer.

    Research & Education Automation training in Saudi Arabia. - Building on its worldwide presence and mission of global collaboration, the International Society of Automation (ISA) today announced it has signed an agreement with Jubail Industrial College in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) that enables the college to sponsor, market and conduct a specified set of ISA training courses.

    PRODUCT Enclosures for Zone 1 Remote I/O solutions. - R. Stahl now provides five standard Zone 1 field enclosures for the IS1+ Remote I/O system. As these STANDARD solutions do away with time consuming specification and planning processes, they can be delivered within just three weeks.

    NEWS Gas analysis company acquired. - Gasmet Technologies has acquired Quantitech Limited. Gasmet's products are employed globally in regulatory monitoring, process control and environmental/safety applications, and Quantitech has been its sales and service partner in Britain and Ireland since 1995.

    APPLICATION Biopharma alliance announced. - Zenith Technologies and GE Healthcare's Life Sciences business have announced a collaboration to support biopharmaceutical manufacturing deployment.

    PRODUCT VA purgemeters with surface passivation for trace-level analysis. - Krohne now offers the option of surface passivation for trace-level analysis for its variable area flow meters DK 32, DK 34 and DK 37.

    PRODUCT Proportional solenoid valve ideal for use in analytical and medical applications. - Emerson has unveiled an ASCO 22mm Flapper valve, ideal for use in Analytical and Medical Technology (AMT) applications.

    Organisations Partnerships renewed! - The International Society of Automation (ISA) has announced the renewal of three ISA partnership agreements for 2016. They are MAVERICK Technologies, Honeywell Process Solutions and Ultra Electronics, 3eTI®.

    PRODUCT Intrinsically safe ethernet Interface. - Eaton's MTL ExLAN enables OEMs to simplify their product design and certification, saving time and associated costs in launching products for mounting in Zone 0 or 1 hazardous areas, while offering the benefits of open Ethernet connectivity.

    PRODUCT Smart controller device for laser systems. - A new touchscreen controller for simplified control of laser systems has been launched by Quantum Composers The all new Smart Controller is an easy to use extension for manual repair systems that may include a microscope setup and has the functionality to control the systems energy, firing mode, rate, and slit size and shape.

    NEWS German analyser manufacturer aquired. - Endress+Hauser has completed the takeover of German analytical instrumentation provider Analytik Jena.

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    NEWS Distributed control system uses ProfiNet. - Emerson Process Management, working with MYNAH Technologies, has expanded customers' network possibilities and application options by adding PROFINET protocol abilities to the DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) - further opening plant floor integration to DeltaV users.

    PRODUCT Turnkey temperature monitoring system for wallboard production. - Fluke Process Instruments has launched a new, complete turnkey solution for real-time temperature monitoring and documentation of wallboard manufacturing processes.

    NEWS New corporate design. - With the publication of its annual report for 2015, Softing is gradually introducing its updated corporate brand, which is being expressed primarily through a new logo and tagline.

    PRODUCT Solenoid valve for extreme conditions. - The existing ASCO 327 Series solenoid valve has now been made suitable for use in temperatures as low as -60°C, considerably increasing its application options for our customers in the process industry.

    PRODUCT Rugged Diaphragm Metering Pump for Precise Chemical Feed. - Blue-White's ChemPro® diaphragm metering injector pump is equipped with a variable speed DC motor, offering smooth and quiet chemical dosing, with no hard pulses. A full stroke every time prevents vapor lock.

    Webinar Rapid and reliable pipeline leak detection. - Krohne is to present a webinar "Rapid and Reliable Pipeline Leak Detection" on April 20, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (15:00 CET). It focuses on the differences between commonly used leak detection systems and those combining several leak detection methods.

    PRODUCT Process viscosity analyser. - ViscoSure from PAC, combines the proven oscillating piston technology with tight temperature control, to provide viscosity analysis with unmatched precision.

    PRODUCT Multi purpose LIMS. - The Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) from Autoscribe Informatics can be deployed in a variety of ways to meet the costing and data security requirements of different users.

    NEWS IoT is key to asset management. - A Global survey of leading utilities from ABB, reflects increased importance of integrating information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT).

    PRODUCT App to explain Ex markings. - The "EXCovery" app for mobile devices, developed by explosion protection expert R. Stahl and provided free of charge, explains the exact meaning behind ATEX and IECEx markings by providing a quick and instructive breakdown of the information encoded on the labels of explosion-protected electrical devices.

    PRODUCT Switch supports faster network deployment. - Advantech's Industrial Connectivity Group (ICG) has launched their first switch which supports IXM device management technology. IXM, provides engineers with the ability to assign a fixed range of IP address to many devices at the same time, and also provides them with the ability to simultaneously copy the same switch configuration across multiple switches.
    Krish Sridher
    Krish Sridhar has joined the aeSolutions's Industrial Cybersecurity Group as their Senior Business Manager.

    PRODUCT Feed-Through data connectors for panels. - Cliff Electronics now offers its system integrator and panel building customers increased flexibility of control panel design with the introduction of Matt Black Metal versions to its wide range of rugged nickel plated diecast aluminium fascia XLR Feed-Through Data connectors.

    PRODUCT Automatic test equipment with plug-in modules. - The ELR 5000 modular, programmable DC load - the latest addition to the Intepro family of power system automatic test equipment (ATE) has been announced. Housed in a 6U, 19" rack enclosure, the ELR 5000 can accommodate up to 10 completely self-contained, fully-programmable DC load modules with 320W nominal power, each.

    PRODUCT Inline analyser system for edible oil and fat processing. - Optiquad-EOF 4050 W, from Krohne, measures directly in the pipe: analysis is achieved via an optical window mounted in a standard Varinline measuring section.

    PRODUCT Compact data acquisition system. - The Memograph M RSG45 Data Manager, from Endress+Hauser, is a compact device that can serve as a data acquisition system for small process control applications.
    EVENTS Industrial emissions for examination in Lisbon! - CEM 2016, the international industrial emissions monitoring event, is scheduled to run over three days in Lisbon (PT) from 18th to 20th May.

    PRODUCT Explosion proof cabinets for field instrumentation in process plants. - Intertec has launched a new range of explosion proof cabinets to protect field instrumentation operating in hazardous areas. They are ideal for decentralised/distributed analyzers in refineries and fertilizer plants.

    White Paper Process Oxygen gas monitoring. - Quantitech has prepared a comprehensive White Paper on the measurement of Oxygen gas in furnaces and other industrial processes.

    PRODUCT Smart environmental monitor. - AcSoft Health & Safety has recently added the Greenbee ® Environmental Monitor from Azimut Monitoring to its portfolio of market-leading products.

    PRODUCT Flare process control. - CyboSoft has developed a flare process control solution that can effectively control the flare vent gas heating value to meet EPA regulations.

    PRODUCT Wirelessly-monitored storage tank PVRVs introduced. - Emerson Process Management has introduced the Enardo 850/950 series of wirelessly-monitored pressure vacuum relief valves (PVRVs) that provide safety and emissions control by managing the pressure in storage tanks in the oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.

    EVENTS Calibration best practices at Space Center. - The International Society of Automation (ISA) and its Strategic Partner for Calibration, Beamex, Inc., announce the opening of attendee registration for Calibration Best Practices: Interactive Workshop, which will be held Thursday, 18 August 2016 at the Space Center Houston in Houston (TX USA)

    PRODUCT 3 Phase logger. - Fluke has introduced the 1738 Three-Phase Power Logger which offers extensive power quality and energy measurements, making it an ideal tool for conducting energy studies, power quality logging and wireless logging of associated analogue data.
    Debra Gill
    Debra Gill is Internal Sales Executive with Svantek.

    PRODUCT Fibre optic connector! - Fischer Connectors has launched its new single fiber optic connector (FO1) within its Fischer FiberOptic Series. This miniature, lightweight, rugged connectivity solution is easy to use and ensures premium performance even in harsh environments.

    NEWS Reducing cyber threats! - Emerson Process Management’s DeltaV™ version 12.3 distributed control system (DCS) and its security project and engineering support services is the first to pass the Achilles Practices Certification (APC) annual recertification of security best practices.

    EVENTS Pharma & Biopharm experts to discuss MES - The PAS-X User Group Meeting is an international conference of existing and prospective PAS-X MES users on May 12th and 13th 2016 in Morristown, NJ / About 100 industry experts expected / Focus on new PAS-X version as well as trend topics like personalized medicine and shop floor integration.

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    NEWS Complete gas and flame detection solutions. - Tyco International has formed Tyco Gas & Flame Detection, a new operating brand of Tyco's Life Safety Products division. Under this new brand, Tyco intends to be the global solutions provider of choice for all entities with gas and flame detection needs.

    PRODUCT RH probe that hands control to the user. - The new HygroSmart HS3 advanced interchangeable relative humidity and temperature probe from Michell Instruments is 100% configurable to allow maximum flexibility to the user. This gives users the ability to alter their RH and temperature measurements to keep step with changes or developments in their process, with no extra costs.

    NEWS Global serialization partnership. - Zenith Technologies and SEA Vision have formed a global partnership to support pharmaceutical companies with the impending challenge of installing and integrating serialization across drug manufacturing sites.

    PRODUCT Non-contacting radar (NCR) transmitter. - Magnetrol International has launched the Pulsar® Model R96 non-contacting radar (NCR) transmitter for accurate, reliable level control in process applications.

    PRODUCT Ergonomic handheld enclosure family. - The new JPR Electronics IP65 sealed version of the stylish, ergonomically designed, 1553 handheld enclosure family from Hammond Electronics.

    Research & Education The industrial network market - Fieldbus, Ethernet & Wireless. - HMS Industrial Networks has presented an annual analysis of the industrial network market. As an independent supplier of products and services for industrial communication and the Internet of Things, HMS has a substantial insight into the industrial network market.

    NEWS Alliance to revolutionise remote monitoring. - BinMaster and Device Solutions Inc have announced their strategic alliance that will revolutionize remote monitoring with end-to-end solutions for sensor-based networks.

    PRODUCT Ergonomic engineering in new software release! - The most recent software release from COPA-DATA is not just limited to the zenon Operator (HMI) and zenon Supervisor (SCADA) products, but also includes new versions of its reporting software, zenon Analyzer, as well as the integrated PLC programming environment zenon Logic.

    Steve Lambie

    Ken Molloy

    Top: Steve Lambie - Scotland Area Manager for Solutions PT and below, Ken Molloy, Technical Manager for Wonderware in Ireland.

    PRODUCT Flexible range of current transformers. - REO has launched a new range of current transformers designed to ensure high power efficiency and quality by offering highly accurate linear current sensing and electricity metering.

    PRODUCT A first in radar level measurement. - Endress+Hauser's 79 GHz radar is the newest innovation, solving even the most sophisticated level measurement applications in liquids. Micropilot NMR81 utilizes 79 GHz technology to generate a narrow beam angle of 3° or 4°.

    PRODUCT Rugged Ethernet switches. - The RES3000 family of rugged, fully-managed Ethernet switch appliances have been announced by Abaco Systems.

    PRODUCT Field rangeable pressure sensor. - As part of its GP:50 range of pressure sensors and transmitters for hazardous and harsh environments, Interface Force has announced the Model 1171 field rangeable pressure sensor.

    PRODUCT New graphics capabilities and OEM customization for HMI system. - Opto 22 has announced groov 3.1, an update to its mobile operator interface system that adds integrated image management, new image uses, and new on-screen and project options so users can create a unique operator interface that's customized for the application.

    PRODUCT Semiconductor test management. - National Instruments has announced the release of the TestStand Semiconductor Module, which provides test system engineers with the software tools to quickly develop, deploy and maintain optimised semiconductor test systems.

    PRODUCT Industrial lighting: "Leaving nothing in the dark!" - In addition to a broad portfolio of luminaires for almost all purposes, R. Stahl can draw on profound expertise regarding lighting issues as well as on explosion protection know-how.

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    PRODUCT Low volume customisable touchscreens. - andersDX now offers custom and semi-custom colour TFT screens from 1.1" to 21.5" inches. Customers can specify the combination of resolution bezel, backlighting, touch technology, connectors, optical film, cover lenses and printed icons that they require.

    PRODUCT Open modular architecture for industrial cloud computing. - AdLink Technology has introduced Modular Industrial Cloud Architecture (MICA). This new industrial IOT architecture for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) platforms features a design aimed at optimizing performance, cost and space requirements for the next generation of industrial IOT solutions.

    NEWS Sales cooperation agreement for Saudi Arabia. - Hashim Moraisel, Managing Director ANABEEB, and Stephan Neuburger, Managing Director Krohne Group, both signed an agreement in person, marking the official opening of the Krohne Partnership Sales Office, located in the industrial city of Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

    PRODUCT Flash point measurement! - PAC's Herzog OptiFlash is the result of 50 years of experience in automated flash point measurement. It is designed to perfectly meet today's expectations on user convenience, quality and safety.

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    PRODUCT Noncontact temperature monitoring in hazardous areas. - All models from Fluke Process Instruments' versatile MI3 infrared sensor series are now also available as intrinsically safe versions for use in hazardous environments.

    PRODUCT Communication between IT-systems and the factory floor. - The new Anybus .NET gateways enable real-time data from industrial machinery to be presented to .NET-based IT applications.

    publications" Imaging & vision reference. - Now in its 3rd edition, the Imaging & Vision Handbook from Stemmer Imaging acts as an invaluable reference guide for machine vision users as well as providing up-to-date information on products and suppliers.

    Daniel Gao
    Daniel Gao is Vice President of Sales for Asia Pacific (APAC) for Red Lion Controls.

    PRODUCT Air velocity transmitter for HVAC. - The EE650 air velocity transmitter from E+E Elektronik is optimized for accurate, reliable and long-term stable measurement of air velocity in ventilation ducts.

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    NEWS There is an easier way. -
    While delving through old papers we came across this document which was part of the 1966 calendar for Industrial Instruments Limited.

    PRODUCT Communicating with power grids. - A new family of Industrial IoT gateways for Smart Grid applications has been launched by HMS Industrial Networks. The Anybus SG-gateways enable communication between industrial applications and energy protocols.

    PRODUCT Flammable gas detection. - The OLCT 700 and OLCT 710 gas transmitters has been announced by Oldham. The 700/710 Series comprises 3 different models -FP, TP or IR- for the detection of flammable, H2S or CO2 gases.

    PRODUCT Self powered fraud proof counters. - Hengstler has introduced its SPC (Self-Powered Counter) to the global market. Simple, innovative and cost effective, SPC comes with ATEX certification and offers class-leading shock and vibration resistance.

    NEWS Technical safety and industrial cybersecurity services. - Kenexis, an independent engineering consulting firm providing technical safety and industrial cybersecurity services, has become an ISA Promotional Partner.
    Stacy Z Moore
    Stacy Z. Moore to lead the new Contract Manufacturing Division of Acromag

    PRODUCT Miniature IEPE triaxial accelerometer. - The new sensor from Kistler Instruments is a miniature, through hole triaxial accelerometer available with measurement ranges of ±50g and ±100g designed for dynamic vibration measurements, especially where space is limited.

    Research & Education Air quality workshop success. - Ashtead Technology and monitoring instrument manufacturer TSI recently co-hosted a technical workshop in England. The event focused on monitoring workplace and environmental air quality. The level of interest in the workshop was so high that some applications to attend had to be declined once registration was full.

    PRODUCT Protocol expansion for flowmeters helps reduce start-up costs. - Emerson Process Management's line of Rosemount 8800 Vortex flowmeters now offers HART® Protocol Revision 7, which allows for easier identification in the field, commissioning, and configuration.

    PRODUCT Linear luminaires for hazardous areas. - The robust ECOLUX linear luminaires 6010 and 6610 from R. Stahl cast light on hazardous-area applications in harsh industrial environments, on production platforms and aboard ships all over the world.

    APPLICATION Switching from pneumatic to electric actuation. - Thomson Industries has helped Danish fabrics plasticator, Raaco International, achieve lower annual energy costs of 89% by switching to Thomson's new generation electric linear actuators, the PC Series™, at its plastic welding and injection moulding factory in Denmark.

    PRODUCT Making it simple to create! - The new Wubby platform simplifies the development of IoT and Smart Home devices and systems by providing a programming environment that supports Python code execution directly in the microcontroller of the device.

    PRODUCT Three new money-saving Combo Kits. - Fluke has introduced three new money-saving Combo Kits based around the Fluke 3000 FC Digital Multimeter (DMM) which features Fluke Connect®.

    PRODUCT Centralised management of large amounts of data. - Version R3.30 of Yokogawa's Plant Resource Manager (PRM®) software tool for the centralised management of large amounts of data from plant monitoring and control devices and manufacturing equipment has been launched.

    PRODUCT Gas ultrasonic flow meters. - A new Daniel gas ultrasonic flow meter platform has been released by Emerson. It elevates its well-proven British Gas design by providing two meters and transmitters in a single body to help natural gas operators and pipelines improve reliability and efficiency.

    PRODUCT Industrial Flow Monitor. - The new Blancett® B2900 flow monitor offers advanced digital signal processing technology in an easy-to-access package.

    Web Site Magnetic Resonance based multiphase flowmeter. - A new course on "Magnetic Resonance based multiphase flowmeter" has been released on the Krohne Academy online eLearning platform.

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