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(Industrial Computing)
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The marine industry's mandated transition to the Electronic Charts Display and Information System is a revolutionary development in ships' bridge systems. In this white paper, we show you how... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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Corruption of system software - whether in the OS or in local, user-specific applications - can be equally catastrophic for both remote industrial installations and sites with mass deployments of... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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In industrial automation, network convergence has brought PLCs and Ethernet switches together through protocols such as EtherNet/IP and PROFINET. However, not just any Ethernet switch will achieve... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Industrial maintenance is a challenge even in the best of conditions. Now imagine how hard it would be to do it completely in the dark. No automation engineer would ever want to perform industrial... (View Full Article)
(Video Cameras and Accessories)
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If you're in charge of managing the security system for a facility, then you've undoubtedly had your fair share of "Picasso moments." That is, one or more security camera frames that should show... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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System software is the heart of a computer, and should it fail the machine is rendered useless until it can be fixed. Unfortunately, a full operating system reinstallation takes lots of time and... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Networks that are deployed in extreme outdoor environments would seem like a natural fit for Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology. However, PoE technology also has limitations that prevent it from... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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The increasing use of Ethernet and TCP/IP for industrial automation networks is a long-attested industry trend, and anyone familiar with IA systems is well aware why: TCP/IP networks provide a much... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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Corruption of system software - whether in the OS or in local, user-specific applications - can be equally catastrophic for both remote industrial installations and sites with mass deployments of... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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System builders and operators have recognized the critical importance of maintaining high network uptime and availability. Network redundancy is a key technology that enhances a network's overall... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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For twenty years, now, Moxa has earned a wide reputation for engineering innovative, high-performance maritime electronics of superior quality. This achievement has not come by chance. Our commitment... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Moxa's 10 Gigabit and Gigabit Ethernet rackmount switches have industrial-grade qualities that clearly set them apart from comparable commercial solutions. Thanks to the hardened reliability of Moxa's... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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Traditionally, radio communication was used for remote monitoring applications, and even though this communication medium has proved cost-effective, a significant disadvantage was the limit imposed on... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Industrial system integrators and operators are discovering that the control center can be both the cornerstone of an entire automation network, and the biggest source of headaches. The control center... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Automation networks have enabled greater connectivity, wider integration, and broader systems awareness by expanding the scope of the Ethernet communications beyond edge and field locations, to... (View Full Article)
(Video Cameras and Accessories)
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As video surveillance transitions from CCTV to IP technology, network integrators must keep pace with a fast-moving market and learn new strategies to optimize image quality. It takes more than just... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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The word "client" is perhaps the most abused word in all computer science. "Client/host", "client/server", "client/base", "client/vendor": with all the different ways IT professionals use the word... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a very exciting technology that has made it much easier and cost-effective to deliver power to distributed end devices. By cutting the power cord, PoE allows system... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Redundancy is now widely acknowledged to be an important requirement in industrial networks. But just checking off the box labeled "redundancy" is not enough. Network integrators and operators should... (View Full Article)
(Video Equipment)
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CCTV surveillance cameras are now a common sight, both indoors and out. In many cities one can find cameras festooned atop traffic poles at all major intersections, capturing traffic video and... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Industrial Ethernet technology, with its relative low-cost and significant network advantages, has steadily propagated downward on the automation network hierarchy, from network backbones down to... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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As more and more data acquisition communication travels over the Internet and into the cloud, new considerations are emerging for businesses who demand industrial automation systems that are... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Conventional Modbus-to-PROFIBUS gateway device configuration has typically involved hours, if not days, of manual data input, known as I/O mapping. As organizations press towards a faster... (View Full Article)
(Signal Converting)
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For serial device manufacturers, adopting Ethernet support is no longer an option. The future of work is networked, and this is true whether you are working in an office or on a factory floor. Serial... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Network management software solutions have proven to be very useful tools for managing large and complex enterprise networks, but unfortunately industrial automation networks are often unable to take... (View Full Article)
(Video Equipment)
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The truck scale systems used in steel plants to measure and weigh steel bars is an essential element of the steel manufacturing process. To prevent errors in the process, video surveillance is often... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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The company faced a challenge during the development of a fuel pipeline monitoring system for one of its clients. Since Ethernet cables had not been installed along the pipeline, the company would be... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Traditionally, the specialized SCADA-based systems used for the monitoring and management of water pumping facilities were physically isolated from other networks, making it difficult or impossible to... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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In this project, a well-known NVR software vender in the worldwide automation industry wanted to build an IP surveillance system for a stadium. The main issue was the management of the network... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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For the rolling stock industry, wireless technology makes it possible to establish network access to and from a train in motion. However, implementing an intelligent and efficient framework that can... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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The high upload speeds of HSPA+ make it possible to support live video streaming over cellular networks, opening the door to some exciting new remote or mobile video applications. In this article,... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Sometimes, the smallest details can have huge implications, especially because they receive less attention. Industrial operators may not even realize how humble details such as power wiring are... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Automation engineers are normally concerned with designing, implementing and maintaining robotics, PLCs, IO devices, mechanical processes, automated machines and programming of those. All these duties... (View Full Article)
(Bus Systems)
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With a 500 kV grid as its backbone, Jiangsu uses one of the largest electricity grids in China. 220 kV transmission plants cover all the urban and rural areas across the province.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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When is accurate color representation a matter of international safety? When it involves the electronic navigation charts used in ECDIS systems. Learn more about the strict color calibration... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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EtherNet/IP (EIP) provisions all the devices of the network as groups of objects and accesses them using Common Industrial Protocol (CIP). Since EIP relies on a backbone of L2 or L2/L3 switches, Moxa... (View Full Article)
(Video Equipment)
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Network Video Recorders (NVRs) are now widely used in rolling stock applications for surveillance and security purposes, and thus require a substantial storage capacity for storing large video files.... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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Programmability empowers system integrators to build their own programs for certain demands, making it an indispensable feature for a controller in today's remote monitoring and control applications.... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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At present, many train system integrators choose WTB (Wired Train Bus) interface modules, MVB (Multifunction Vehicle Bus), or CAN serial networking for train communications. However, these... (View Full Article)
(Signal Conditioning)
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When deploying a Fieldbus gateway, users not only need to decide which Fieldbus protocol is suitable for the application, but also need to take cost, product capability, and reliability into... (View Full Article)
(Video Equipment)
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Imagine an application with geographically dispersed production sites and personnel and valuable equipment operating in a dangerous environment. What would you do if you see a warning light flashing... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Recent government research has shown that industrial automation networks are vulnerable to cyber attacks, which can cause severe damage to a company's resources and equipment. For this reason,... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Although the idea of using Ethernet for industrial applications has been around for at least twenty years, it's only in the last ten that industrial Ethernet has become widely accepted. Connecting... (View Full Article)
(Video Cameras and Accessories)
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Integrating a rolling stock video surveillance/CCTV surveillance system with other train systems, such as the PA system, is easier said than done because of the large number of restrictive factors. On... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Today's, industrial networks are more complex than ever before. As automation processes have become larger, more sophisticated, and more data-hungry, the data networks that support them have undergone... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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This system integrator focuses on providing centralized gas pipeline monitoring systems for hospitals. The service they provide makes it possible for hospitals to reduce both maintenance and labor... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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The latest buzzword in the power industry is "Smart Grid," a revolution that promises to make power distribution more efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective by applying information technology. The... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Wireless communication is a natural fit for railway applications, particularly train-to-ground connections and rolling stock. It is crucial that clients on moving trains not lose any data during... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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PoE (Power over Ethernet) is one of the hottest topics in Ethernet networking applications today. In this white paper, we will introduce the basics of PoE technology and the new 802.3at standard,... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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Power substations play a critical role in transporting electricity from power plants to homes, businesses, and factories. However, a typical power grid can be comprised of hundreds of substations that... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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In today's highly competitive environment, you need to extract every possible benefit from Ethernet technology. So why not leverage your network infrastructure to improve your productivity? To... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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The 21st century has witnessed a huge increase in using wireless connections for industrial automation applications. However, the advantages and versatility obtained from using wireless for industrial... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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When in the market for an x86-based embedded computer, most system engineers only take hardware requirements such as CPU performance into consideration. Unlike RISC-based computers, which are designed... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Is slow roaming speed between your mobile network's access points hindering your industrial application's performance? If so, then high speed roaming may be the solution you're looking for. In this... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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Although GPRS technology makes it easier and more convenient to set up a river monitoring system, the fact that most GPRS devices use dynamic IP addresses can be somewhat frustrating. What this means... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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The 21st century has seen a huge increase in using Ethernet for industrial automation applications such as remote monitoring. However, the advantages and versatility obtained from using Ethernet for... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Traditional proprietary networks have made automated applications a reality, but at a high cost given that proprietary protocols are expensive and difficult to maintain. Ethernet, which uses... (View Full Article)
(Video Equipment)
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An IP video system is a fantastic modern convenience for security surveillance; it allows administrators at the remote control center, which is often far away from the field site, to view and record... (View Full Article)
(Video Equipment)
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In industrial automation systems, SCADA/HMI plays an important role in remote monitoring and control. Accompanied by the popularity of IP video surveillance solutions, there is a trend towards using... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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The term "Fieldbus" refers to a collection of communication protocols that were introduced to replace 4 to 20 mA analog signals. Fieldbus protocols include DF1, PROFIBUS, and Modbus for serial, and... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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Moxa provides sample code to help end users streamline access to peripherals from Moxa embedded computers. Besides using sample code to speed development of client-server, serial, and other peripheral... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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IEC 61850 is an Ethernet-based protocol standard used mainly in substations for data communication. Substations use a number of controllers for a variety of purposes, including protection,... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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IP-based technology has brought tremendous benefits to industrial automation networks, but the adoption of IP-based technology has also raised security risks. In the past, industrial automation... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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Imagine what would happen if the graphical user interface you use to remotely monitor a vast, distributed network of energy meters has stopped responding. Each second your system remains unresponsive... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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The advent of advanced cellular communications technology has unleashed tremendous potential in remote monitoring systems, which no longer need to be constrained by the limitations of obsolete... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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According a recent VDC report, more than 40% of wireless users are concerned about interference, and this issue is even more important for industrial and critical applications. Interference normally... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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Sea transport is an industry that presents many IT challenges and opportunities. The world merchant marine fleet totaled 97,504 ships (a propelled sea-going merchant vessel of at least 100 GRT) at the... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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The Linux OS can be found in many unexpected places in our daily lives. From GPS navigators to smart phones, countless devices now run the Linux kernel. As a free and open-source solution, Linux... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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Anybody can assemble a basic computer, but designing an industrial computer is a challenge of far greater scale and complexity. Industrial computers are usually fanless and cable-free, and must endure... (View Full Article)
(Video Equipment)
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IP video offers many advantages, but the issue of high network traffic is a key obstacle hindering the broader adoption of IP video for CCTV surveillance systems. Network traffic load is always an... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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This white paper will explore the various challenges presented byexisting redundant networking technologies and introduce a new redundant solution that resolves many existing problems.... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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Telemetric Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems promise tremendous efficiency and reliability advantages for remote industrial operations, but their implementation can seem a... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Thanks to advancements in cellular packet technology, painless and cost-effective wireless solutions for remote environmental monitoring systems have arrived.... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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For years, industrial Ethernet networks have relied on Moxa's leading Turbo Ring™ redundancy solution for proven reliability. In 2009, Moxa took network redundancy one step further by... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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Monitoring the Server Room by Introducing Modbus to SNMP. IA devices are very useful for monitoring server rooms in IT systems, but the right integration solution is required to make this unlikely... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Automatic Train Operations (ATO) and Automatic Train Protection (ATP) greatly improve the efficiency and safety of train operations. In order to enable communications between train and trackside, CBTC... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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How exactly does the new PoE Plus standard affect PoE technology? This white paper identifies the key additional benefits offered by PoE Plus and explores the enormous potential of this new technology... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Although 802.11a/b/g networks continue to be popular today, the next generation of wireless applications, such as real-time voice and video streams for remote monitoring, will require more bandwidth... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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If you're still using NTP, IRIG-B, or other protocols that fail to provide time accuracy down to the nanosecond level, you're probably spending more time and money than you need on synchronizing your... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Heavy industry often makes use of large machinery such as boom bucket wheel stacker-reclaimers. These are massive, distributed systems that could improve their productivity and efficiency with modern... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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One of the greatest challenges for industrial computing manufacturers is to deliver products that meet industrial standards and operate in harsh environments. This challenge is made even greater due... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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This white paper is your guide to choosing the ideal computer for your rolling stock application. As the major component of a railway system, rolling stock presents some unique hardware design and... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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Technological advances have transformed the way many industries do business, and maritime shipping is no exception. Modern ships host an ever-increasing number of electronic devices and equipment.... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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In a wireless environment, data is transmitted over the air. Due to the characteristics of this medium, wireless communications is not always reliable. Wireless connection failures can be caused by a... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition Products)
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Crude oil and natural gas reserves are generally located in remote areas such as deserts or offshore, which is why pipelines are used for transporting the oil and gas from the original drilling sites... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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In many ways the technologies underlying train communications systems have advanced little in the time since the first modern rail systems were established 200 years ago. Many rail networks still use... (View Full Article)
(Application Development and Deployment Software)
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If you manage or operate an industrial automation network, then network management is something that you are already doing. All of the activities that are involved in configuring, maintaining,... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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To meet modern needs, train communication systems must improve in three key areas: bandwidth, response time, and reliability. Many rail networks still use basic visual signaling systems that would not... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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A voltage spike is a momentary extreme burst of electricity in an electrical circuit. This energy spike may be short-lived, but could still be enough to seriously damage the electronics. Although... (View Full Article)
(Video Equipment)
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Currently, whenever SCADA engineers want to visually check an event notification, they must switch from the SCADA system to the Process CCTV system, and then use the Process CCTV system to locate a... (View Full Article)
(Video Cameras and Accessories)
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IEEE802.3af PoE provides up to 15.5 W of power to allow budget and scheduling flexibility when deploying applications, and most importantly does not require additional hardware upgrades. For this... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Enhancing passenger comfort and maximizing passenger security are two key elements for next generation trains. A reliable high-performance integrated rolling stock application that provides non-stop... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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To effectively integrate, monitor, and optimize these peripheral devices, powerful computers are needed. Therefore, selecting a suitable computer has become a crucial factor when establishing marine... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Wireless LANs are great, but the current 802.11 standard can only take you so far. For example, it probably isn't a good idea to drag meters of wired connections across a dangerous minefield to... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Windmill turbines contain many components that are connected to a PLC for communication and control with a host on the ground. The addition of a small device server can make it possible to manage the... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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It is a major task to integrate independent local communication networks at different train stations. Embedded computers can be used as a front-end processor that collects data from the local... (View Full Article)
(Fiber Optics)
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The use of fiber optic lines is increasingly common for traffic automation, and some governments have even requested fiber-optic cabling for all public communication systems due to the medium's... (View Full Article)
(Computer Peripherals)
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Communication equipment on a military satellite truck must be highly portable while providing seamless and reliable data transmission. The combination of a laptop and industrial USB-to-serial... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Using cellular connections can be an easy and convenient way to manage changeable message signs, but the use of private IP addresses can be an issue. Many ISPs only offer private IP addresses to... (View Full Article)
(Communication IC)
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Immediate train status updates and control are essential for Communication Based Train Control (CBTC), in order to prevent accidents due to exceptional conditions, such as sudden break downs and power... (View Full Article)
(Power Generation and Storage)
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Remote monitoring and control systems for wind power farms must be designed for long-distance transmission and the highest degree of reliability, while facing harsh environments involving extreme... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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With satellite technology and industrial wireless APs, high speed passenger trains can overcome the difficulties of establishing wireless connections to the Internet.... (View Full Article)
(Fiber Optics)
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In order to minimize electrical interference in a communication system between train stations, industrial media converters were used to connect RTUs and PLCs to Ethernet switches by fiber optic cable.... (View Full Article)
(Meters, Readouts and Indicators)
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In an intelligent transportation system (ITS), variable message signs (VMS) with cellular technology can easily and inexpensively provide drivers with real-time information on about traffic... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Automation Services)
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Serial-to-fiber converters generally provide physical layer media conversion between one serial port and one fiber port. As industrial networking applications increase in complexity, additional... (View Full Article)
(Environmental Sensors)
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Sewage lift stations are used in water treatment systems to pump runoff and wastewater from low-lying areas to higher ground. Learn how the ioLogik E2210 is being used in lift station monitoring... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Security is an important issue in mass rapid transit systems due to the high volumes of passenger traffic involved. Learn how wireless technology can provide operators with real-time information to... (View Full Article)
(Computer Peripherals)
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Process control systems are automatic platforms for a wide variety of industries to operate a plant more cost-effectively and efficiently. Learn how a leading European automobile manufacturer used... (View Full Article)
(Meters, Readouts and Indicators)
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In this case study, the client was building a skyscraper but had insufficient space to install serial communication wiring to connect the building's numerous power meters to the control room. Learn... (View Full Article)
(Communication IC)
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Security and communications systems combine voice, data and video within a structured system that often includes access control. Learn how Moxa's cellular IP modems can provide network redundancy for... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Machine Safeguarding)
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Wide temperature technology has enabled system integrators to deploy industrial computers in a greater range of indoor and outdoor environments. Find out how manufacturers develop computers suitable... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Wide temperature technology has enabled system integrators to deploy industrial computers in a greater range of indoor and outdoor environments. In this article, learn how manufacturers develop... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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The project involves creating systems that integrate real-time information from production facilities with asset data, and then transmitting the information to ONGC's corporate data center to manage... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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One way to ensure safe operation in the mining industry is through remote monitoring and alarm systems that detect anomalies and trigger emergency alerts. Embedded computers play an essential role in... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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Zero fault tolerance is necessary to achieve high quality and productivity in TFT-LCD manufacturing. Ruggedly designed multi-port USB-to-serial solutions have been proven effective for data... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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At a new international airport terminal, the equipment that monitored different aspects of airport operation needed to be connected to a control room over different media interfaces including... (View Full Article)
(Sensing and Measurement Instruments)
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For large scale and remote applications, systems have become more distributed and rely heavily on Ethernet and IP-based networks. System integrators can optimize the deployment of their remote... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Automated Fare Collection (AFC) systems are used in modern mass transit systems around the world to provide passengers with automated ticketing services. The major requirements for AFC systems are... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Automation Services)
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There are 3 main segments in power automation: generation, transmission, and distribution. In most power distribution systems, control centers acquire data from the remote RTU via networks. Each... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Taiwan's Hsuehshan Tunnel is an engineering marvel. With a total span of 12.9 kilometers, it is the world's fifth longest tunnel, the longest in Southeast Asia, and the world's longest two-way tunnel.... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Hazardous location (HazLoc) certifications for Ethernet devices may not seem like an obvious requirement for system integrators to consider at first. However, these products are increasingly being... (View Full Article)
(Programmable Logic Devices)
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Solar power is one of the hottest topics in the popular media today, particularly in light of the soaring prices of fossil fuels. As one of the so-called "renewable energies," which also include wind,... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Since its 2003 debut, PCI Express (PCIe) has replaced PCI and PCI-X as the expansion interface of choice for consumer market PCs. Although the older PCI specifications are still commonly used in the... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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If you're new to wireless, the first thing you should realize is that the signals you send and receive from a nearby access point are easily intercepted by anyone in the vicinity who has a wireless... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Suppose you are tasked with establishing a mission-critical device network that connects your front-line PLCs to your Ethernet-based management system. It's not PLC failure that worries you. What... (View Full Article)
(Data Acquisition and Signal Conditioning)
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For remote monitoring and alarm systems, cellular technology can offer the perfect balance of cost effectiveness and simplicity when establishing a connection to a control center. These basic tips can... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Automation Services)
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RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485 have a long history in industrial automation. One of Moxa's most experienced engineers discusses the state of these legacy communication standards and how they are... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Ethernet technology is so ubiquitous, so versatile, and so cost effective that it is the preferred choice for communication networks in almost every industry in the world. However, commercial Ethernet... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Remember when transmitting data at 300 bits per second over phone lines was considered state-of-the-art? These days, Fast Ethernet networks run over 300,000 times as fast, at 100,000,000 bits per... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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If you have been considering going wireless for your industrial application, you're not alone. With the explosive growth of wireless adoption in consumer and commercial sectors, industrial system... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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WiFi has become a popular choice for connecting industrial devices. It is a well-established, mature technology that offers close integration with existing Ethernet networks. However, the issues that... (View Full Article)
(Industrial and Engineering Software)
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The use of cellular technology for industrial applications is on the rise, but it can be difficult to differentiate between all of the options, standards, and carriers. Before deciding on a cellular... (View Full Article)
(Sensors, Transducers and Detectors)
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Direct wiring methods are commonly used for simple on-off device control, where a circuit is either open or closed. A typical example would be the wiring used for a light switch. Likewise, digital... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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When you need to connect or control industrial devices, there are many choices available. Sometimes, it makes sense to connect devices directly to an industrial PC (IPC) equipped with a multiport... (View Full Article)
(Networking Equipment)
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Industrial-grade networking devices typically feature operating temperatures between 0° and 60°C (32° and 140°F), a rugged metal housing, and 6 to 8 KV ESD protection. Although these specifications... (View Full Article)
(Desktop Personal Computers)
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Modbus is the one of the world's most popular protocols for communication between industrial devices. Originally designed for serial interfaces, Modbus has been successfully adapted to Ethernet... (View Full Article)