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2010-11-03

Vartech Releases 42 inch Industrial Grade VESA Mount NEMA 4/NEMA 4X LCD Monitors

VarTech Systems Inc. expands its large LCD screen industrial product line with two new models, a 42" NEMA 4 (IP65) VESA mount display and a fully-sealed NEMA 4X (IP66) model.

General features include: Bright active matrix TFT display, high-definition 1920 x 1080 resolution, watertight sealed VGA and DVI video input connections, 16 million colors, wide viewing angles, high contrast, transmission length up to 330mt (1,000ft ) over CAT5e cable, adjustable equalization and gain control, de-skew compensation available for RGB delay control, as well as various power capabilities including AC and DC.

Add-on options include: Infrared touch screen, 24 VDC power, extended operational temperature range down to -20°C, optical bonding for added Shock & Vibration protection and/or reduced solar reflectivity.

The NEMA 4X (IP66) VESA mount model (VT420VS) boasts a fully-enclosed, gasket-sealed stainless steel enclosure and is designed to operate in harsh environments, such as water direct hose-down applications, and is ideally suited for a wide variety of industrial plant floor applications. More Info.

The NEMA 4 (IP65) VESA mount model (VT420V) is a very rugged industrial grade display system and has a gasket-sealed aluminum enclosure and sealed input connectors for added environmental protection. Its black powder-coated housing is designed to operate in harsh environments and is ideally suited for a wide variety of industrial plant floor applications. More Info.




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"Perfect Plant" Vision: SAP to acquire Visiprise, enhancing MES capability

SAP AG announces its intent to acquire Visiprise, a provider of manufacturing execution system (MES) software. The buy seeks to expand on SAP's “Perfect Plant” strategy to complement existing applications and solutions with smart purchases that offer innovative technologies and capabilities to discrete manufacturers. [...]


Unique EU Project: Osram Lamps for India

The emerging market of India is now also switching to energy-saving lamps. The research magazine Pictures of the Future reports that Osram has become the world’s first lamp manufacturer to participate in a United Nations climate protection program that involves exchanging used light bulbs for energy-efficient lighting units. [...]


Opto 22 Partners with Kepware for Communications

Kepware Technologies, the leader in Communications for Automation, announced today that Opto 22 has partnered with Kepware to develop and deliver the world's best drivers for Opto 22 products. [...]


OPC DataHub connects new and existing systems

BP Pipelines - USA (Case Study) BP Pipelines operates one of the largest networks of pipelines in the United States, transporting over 450 million barrel-miles of petrochemicals per day. Their control center in Tulsa, Oklahoma is responsible for the transport of oil and natural gas from South-Central and Midwest oil fields to locations nationwide. [...]


Advanced OPC Bridging

OPC bridging is a way to connect an OPC Server to another OPC Server on the same computer. Using the OPC DataHub you can bridge between OPC Servers to integrate data from different systems. [...]


Case Study: Distributing Data from Remote Plants

Fielding Chemical Technologies, the largest solvent and refrigeration reclamation company in Canada, is using the OPC DataHub to distribute the process data from their new Pervap project across the corporate network and the Internet. "The OPC DataHub is an amazing piece of technology," said Robert McGregor, Pervap project researcher. "It is reliable, secure, easy to use, and it does exactly what we need." [...]


3 Easy Steps to View Your OPC Data on the Web

Now, with the streaming AJAX technology available in the latest version of the OPC DataHub, you can view data from any of your OPC servers, without doing any web programming. [...]


Plant Engineering Magazine Readers Give Brad and Woodhead Two Nods for 2007 Products of the Year

Every year, Plant Engineering Magazine honors and recognizes the most innovative products developed for use in manufacturing environments through its “Product of the Year” award. We are pleased to announce the following products have been awarded the Top Honor of “Gold” in their respective categories. [...]


Connect to up to 16 DeviceNet Scanners Remotely Using Ethernet!

Traditionally when running a PC control application, one PC installed with one network interface card was required for each DeviceNet™ network. [...]


Kepware Brings Weather Data, Both Live and Forecast, as Real Time Input to Automation Systems

Kepware Technologies announced that it has signed an agreement with WeatherBug, a leading source for real-time weather information, for the purpose of licensing weather information through Kepware's KEPServerEX OPC technology, to the Automation industry. [...]


ProSoft Technology Introduces RadioLinx Water Resistant / Dust-Proof 802.11abg Industrial Hotspot

Field applications exposed to severe conditions, whether it be an oil rig or the wash down area of a manufacturing plant, can now benefit from the latest addition to ProSoft Technology's RadioLinx wireless product family. [...]





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