The wireless sensor network (WSN) marketplace still is in the early stages of development. As a result, the market is littered with multiple standards and technologies vying for supremacy, and that fragmentation is slowing market growth, according to ABI Research.
This annual event showcases the automation profession's leading experts addressing manufacturing system control, from batch to continuous, discrete, and hybrid processes, from production planning to equipment automation.
A new survey by Larry O'Brien, process automation research director at ARC Advisory Group, shows "a clear shift away from purchasing automation services from large engineering and construction firms toward purchasing services from suppliers or independent third-party system integrators.
The worldwide market for wireless technology in manufacturing is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26% over the next five years, according to a new ARC Advisory Group study.
CONTROL magazine's May issue is now available in digital format (Flash, HTML, and PDF) as a complete facsimile edition of the magazine. No copy protection means the magazine can be downloaded and printed wherever you are.
Transpara has announced that Symbol Technologies signed Transpara as an independent software vendor (ISV) in its PartnerSelect program. The PartnerSelect program enables Transpara to provide customers with tested, end-to-end enterprise mobility solutions that leverage the benefits of the latest Symbol products with Transparas Visual KPI software.
Tenable Network Security and Digital Bond have announced the foramtion of an exclusive partnership to develop and integrate SCADA discovery and vulnerability checks into the Nessus vulnerability scanner.
Square D, the North American Operating Division of Schneider Electric, has announced today that on April 7, 2006, it filed suit against Scott Electric Company of Greensburg, PA, and a local retailer in the U.S. District Court located in Pittsburgh. Efforts by Square D to track down potential counterfeiters and protect intellectual property rights revealed that Scott Electric had reportedly sold certain counterfeit electrical products.