Utilities should realize that many industrial control networks would benefit from diverse firewalls behind the front-office firewalls and encrypted VPN connectivity.
Compliance automation tools developer RISC Associates has announced the Enterprise Program Manager (EPM), a dashboard-driven compliance and program management tool that transcends departmental silos and provides visibility into all assessments, audits, reviews, and tests throughout the enterprise so that users know whether if they are on target to meet regulatory, corporate, and departmental goals.
The Everest E2000 from Glacier Computer now provides an optional Windows CE Thin Client. The Windows CE Thin Client is a minimal version of Microsoft Windows CE that includes the catalog items necessary to support a remote desktop device — including a constrained shell and Microsoft RDP.
Chandler Engineering ® recently released its 7322 HPHT consistometer for testing the thickening time of oil well cements under a variety of downhole pressure and temperature conditions in accordance with API and ISO requirements.
ATEK Products’ TankScan ® TS7000 remote level-monitoring system measures levels of chemicals, fuel oil, petroleum and other liquids stored in tanks and sends tank-level data to inventory managers.
The new Anybus X-gateway CANopen from HMS Industrial Networks enables system integrators to easily transfer I/O data between automation devices on EtherNet/IP and CANopen.
Schneider Electric presents its Production Energy Optimization (PEO) solution, an energy management and analysis tool for energy-intensive industrial processes. The solution reduces energy consumption per unit of production while making it more predictable for forecasting purposes.
Video Security Trailer (VST) from SightLogix is a self-contained rapidly deployable perimeter security solution for temporary or long-term surveillance and is especially applicable to border security applications.
OMEGA Engineering now offers its UWPH-2-NEMA wireless pH and temperature transmitter to transmit pH, temperature and signal strength in real time.
Frontline's NetDecoder™ protocol analyzer tool now has diagnosis and troubleshooting support for Saia-Burgess S-Bus, BACnet and IEC-60870-5-102 communication technologies.
Quite unceremoniously, the Internet recently “ran out” of space, but worry not, we'll soon have all we need. Is this a good thing, or are we at risk of burying ourselves in technology?
Detcon's SW-AV1-DV1 and SW-AV1-DV2 wireless audio visual alarm stations can operate continuously in full alarm condition for up to six hours.
SYS TEC's sysWORXX IEEE 802.15.4 gateway connects CAN devices over IEEE 802.15.4-based networks.
Chem.Info speaks with equipment manufacturers about the new products and technology on display at WEFTEC 2010 in New Orleans.
Paul Richards, CEO of Wireless Sensors, and Todd Hansen, Director of Strategic Marketing for Honeywell Sensing & Control, discuss the considerations processors should make prior to installing a wireless sensor system.
Todd Hansen, Director of Strategic Marketing at Honeywell Sensing & Control, and Paul Richards, CEO of Wireless Sensors, offer best practices for powering wireless devices & avoiding interference.
OMEGA Engineering introduces its UWXL industrial wireless transmitters with flexibility for process measurement applications.
Rotork's PakScan system uses a self-healing mesh network to wirelessly control valves and actuators.
AEMC ® ’s new hand-held graphic MTX Mobile Multimeters offer a resolution of 100,000 counts, 0.02 percent basic accuracy and up to a 200-kHz bandwidth.
Balluff’s networking product line now includes a full I/O and RFID connectivity solution for a CC-Link fieldbus network.
HBM’s catman®AP data acquisition software uses convenient display filters to help users keep track when there are large numbers of measurement channels.
Meeting in the middle: Wireless sensor networks must reduce power requirements, while energy harvesting technology continues to improve.
Using wireless data and automating PID loop closure can help better control operations.
The Chem.Info editors are constantly on the lookout for emerging technologies. Here are our picks for 2011.