Managing User Permissions to Reduce Risk in Industrial Automation

This article discusses how to solve unauthorized access to manufacturing areas and ensure only the right people are carrying out the right tasks. A PROFINET backbone can be used to control access to not only to help reduce risk, but also contribute to maximizing productivity.

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Implementing Small and Energy Efficient Devices with IO-Link

After heat dissipation, size is the next biggest concern for all industrial sensors, and it applies as well to new IO-Link sensors. The newest generation of transceivers recognize the need to integrate both the protection and a high-efficiency DC-DC buck regulator to further reduce the size and the heat dissipation of the sensor subsystem.

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Fits Together like a Pot and Its Lid: Dunkermotoren & PROFINET

PROFINET is fast, transparent and future-oriented, making it an excellent fit for drive technology manufacturers like Dunkermotoren. The integration of the complete electronics into the motor housing offers a super-compact overall solution with synchronous communication and eliminates the need for costly gateways.

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omlox Activities Update

Lots of omlox activity this month, from PI and omlox exhibiting at IMTS in Chicago, to a new omlox reference installation in Germany, to new technology and updates from an omlox hub software provider, Flowcate. Read all the latest here.

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