This line of five new panels are easy to use and read. They come with built-in recipe controls, alarm management, multi-level password security, and have an optional Ethernet TCP/IP or Profibus DP connectivity. They allow pass-through access to drive data, and simultaneous communication with two information sources, such as a PLC and drive. They come with drivers for many third-party devices, plus free programming software. They come in 2 × 20-pixel LDC text, 240 × 64-pixel LCD graphics, 320 × 240-pixel VGA touch, 320 × 240-pixel VGA color and 640 × 480-pixel VGA touch displays, and many come with an IP65 membrane keypad that has navigation keys, a numeric keypad and addition function keys.
With major product releases coming from big names like Sony, Microsoft, and Samsung, and big investments by companies like Facebook, 2015 could be the year that virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) finally pop. Here's take a look back at some of the technologies that got us here (for better and worse).
Good engineering designs are those that work in the real world; bad designs are those that don’t. If we agree to set our egos aside and let the real world be our guide, we can resolve nearly any disagreement.
The Industrial Internet of Things is bringing a previously reluctant process industry into the wireless fold. The ability to connect smart sensors to the Internet has spiked the demand for wireless devices in process manufacturing, according to the new study from ARC Advisory Group.
If you’re developing an embedded monitoring and control application, then you’ll want to take note of the upcoming Design News Continuing Education Center class, “Embedded Development Using Microchip Microcontrollers and the CCS C Compiler."
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.