Posts tagged as Automation News

Multi-core processors for medium performance controllers

  Beckhoff  has presented a new embedded PC series, the CX5100. With the introduction of the latest Intel Atom CPUs, multi-core technology is now also available for controllers in the medium performance class. The 22 nm technology with the new Atom processors results in higher performance while maintaining the same exceptional thermal balance. All devices […]

Enabling process data to be used on the move

  Honeywell recently unveiled Experion Mobile Access, a powerful mobility application said to provide secure remote access to Honeywell’s Experion process knowledge system (PKS) through mobile computing devices. It enables field operators to view and respond to live information from Experion PKS while they are on rounds or inspecting the plant. Operations teams, including field […]

Programmable safety controller

  Banner Engineering has introduced the SC26-2 programmable safety controller for PLC-level capability and control without the programming complexity and steep learning curve of traditional PLCs. Designed to be more flexible and easier to use than other small footprint safety controllers, the SC26-2 uses safety function blocks, Boolean logic functions and a user-friendly programming environment […]