Thursday, April 5, 2012

April TIA Newsletter | Machine Upgrade Without Interrupting Production

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Siemens Totally Integrated Automation
image 1On Demand Webinar 
Changes to NFPA 79 Electrical Standard Explained
View this 45-minute educational webinar presented by John Kovacik, principal engineer for Underwriters Laboratories (UL), to understand changes made in NFPA 79 that address advances in new technologies.
White Paper 
RFID in Manufacturing Control
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Download this white paper to learn how to apply RFID to the manufacturing process infrastructure to expand customization while keeping production costs stable.
image 3Solution Brief 
McAfee Embedded Security
Download this brief to learn how OEMs can securely build, deploy, and control embedded devices. Read how software change policies are enforced to prevent unauthorized changes.
Siemens 2012 Automation Summit - A User Conference
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Join us for four days of community, experiences, and productivity. The conference will be held June 25 – 28 in Washington, DC. Register today.
image 5Safety Survey 
Enter to Win an iPad2
Is safety necessary on your application? Let us know what benefits are possible through implementing safety by taking a short survey. Every additional application entry qualifies as an additional entry to win an iPad2.
Complimentary Online Skill Building Courses
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Looking for ways to jump-start your industrial skills training? Siemens offers seven free online automation skill building courses with real interactive programs. These Self-Study, courses include PLCs for Beginners, S7 PROFIBUS, S7 ETHERNET, and more.
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Complimentary Online Electrical Training Courses
quickSTEPs are a great start for industry novices to enhance electrical skills in the areas of Controls, Automation, Power Distribution and even a “Basics of PLCs” course.
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Solvere Systems Upgrades Blow-Molding Machine Without Interrupting Production at Major Supplier to Coca-Cola
 upgraded controls as 40,000 bottles/min flew by
 saved millions of capital dollars
 did it without a minute of downtime
Read More
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Auto Manufacturer Looks to Scalable Solution for Increased Network Security and Performance
 managed a whole plant with single-network security
 prevented viruses, unauthorized in-house and remote PLC access
 broke barriers between IT and manufacturing
Read More
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Specification of Safety-Integrated Burner Management Systems
 managed complexity for process health and availability
 saved weeks of project time with prepackaged design
 boosted compliance and efficiency with SIMATIC safety technology
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Product News
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Introducing SIMATIC WinCC V7.0 SP3
Siemens Industry, Inc., has released SIMATIC WinCC V7.0 SP3, the latest version of its renowned WinCC PC-based process visualization software. The WinCC basic software is the core of an integrated system comprising WinCC, WinCC options, and WinCC add-ons, all designed to build a solution tailored to your specific requirements.
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Introducing the SIMATIC WinCC/Industrial DataBridge
Siemens Industry, Inc., introduces the SIMATIC WinCC/IndustrialDataBridge, V7.0 SP3. With SIMATIC WinCC/IndustrialDataBridge, communication connections between different data sources and data destinations can be established via a simple configuration/parameterization.
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New Features with the Release of TIA Portal V11 SP2
Industrial automation systems will see vast improvements in speed with the recently introduced TIA Portal – V11 SP2, which operates with the 64-bit version of Windows 7. The shift to a faster operating system will let customers take advantage of the increase in performance for both the STEP 7 and WinCC within the Siemens TIA Portal.

Box OneCloud aims to improve iOS document sharing

James Furbush, News Writer
Apple iOS devices need a little help when it comes to document sharing. Box OneCloud integrates with third-party apps and cloud services to make file sharing on an iPad or iPhone easier. 

The consumerization of test and dev
Comsumerization isn't just about BYOD. Some admins and developers circumvent official channels and go straight to Amazon for easier test and dev projects. 

Will apps kill the Web?
Native apps and the Web offer different user experiences that suit different use cases, so it would be wrong to assume that apps will diminish Web use. 

Top 5 cloud productivity and collaboration services
Google Apps, Zoho and other cloud app suites offer business cloud collaboration tools that allow users to work together more easily and make work easier for IT pros, too. 

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