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Modbus Organization Joins the Wireless Cooperation Team
Modbus has joined with Fieldbus Foundation, PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V., and the HART Communication Foundation, to work cooperatively on the development of wireless gateway specifications based on WirelessHART and the emerging ISA SP 100.11a standard.
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Product News

AMCI adds ANE2 SSI Interface Module to the AnyNET I/O family of PLC-based specialty I/O products
Available for Modbus TCP, EtherNet/IP (ANE2E) and Profibus (ANE2P) AMCI?s AnyNET SSI Interface integrates a network connection and expansion capabilities for a modern, versatile SSI feedback solution.
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ProSoft Technology videos highlight Modbus® Modules for CompactLogix L1x, L2x and L3x systems
ProSoft Technology® has created two new videos that focus on the company's new Modbus® Serial Modules for CompactLogix L1x systems and 1734 Point I/O systems (ILX34-MBS).
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Fieldbus International Announces Modbus-to-WirelessHART Adapter Starter Kit
ST81 is a tutorial kit for WirelessHART transmitter developers and users. It includes PC tools, providing the human interface, two or more WirelessHART interface cards (T810) and the DUST/Linear WirelessHART gateway. Modbus instruments can be connected to allow communication over the WirelessHART network.
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Configure PLCs and machines remotely with Netbiter® Remote Access
The Netbiter EC350 connects to industrial machinery via Modbus (serial), Ethernet, SNMP, (EtherNet/IP, coming 2014) or I/O and sends data to the cloud-based Netbiter Argos data center via Ethernet or cellular communications.
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ProSoft Technology releases Modbus Serial Modules for CompactLogix L1x and 1734 Point I/O Adapters
These products are the first in-chassis modules designed to connect Modbus Serial with Rockwell Automation's CompactLogix L1x processors, and they also work with 1734 Point I/O adapters.
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Acromag's New 8-Channel Ethernet Modules
Acromag has expanded its BusWorks® XT Series of Ethernet I/O modules with XT1210 and XT1220 models that provide an 8-channel interface for analog voltage or current input signals and Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP, Profinet, or peer-to-peer communication.
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Belden Assists Schneider Electric to Secure Critical Industrial Automation Systems
The 2012 release of the ConneXium Tofino Firewall included DPI for the Modbus TCP protocol. This year, the capability has been expanded to include DPI for the EtherNet/IP protocol. This includes special functionality for EtherNet/IP communications.
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Precision Digital Announces Vantageview Series of NEMA 4X, Field-Mounted Meters
The Vantageview Series offers the functionality and features of the company's ProtEX Series of Explosion-Proof Meters in an injection-molded plastic, NEMA 4X (IP65) enclosure. Vantageview meters are designed for use in demanding applications in wet or dirty environments that do not require agency approvals.
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FieldServer's QuickServer KNX Gateways and Converters Support Over 100 Protocols
The QuickServer KNX Protocol Gateway from FieldServer Technologies enables data access from KNX networks to devices and networks using open and proprietary protocols such as BACnet, Modbus, LonWorks, Metasys N2 by JCI, EtherNet/IP SNMP and more.
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MRI-Compatible Absolute Rotary Encoder with 13-bit Resolution
All-optical, non-metallic MR338 passive sensor provides precision absolute angular measurement from 0° to 360° with 13-bit (8192 count) resolution and 12-bit multi-turn tracking. Built-in interfaces include SSI, USB, RS485, RS232, Modbus RTU, programmable digital set points and analog outputs (4-20mA and ±10V).
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Moxa Releases A New Modbus RTU/ASCII/TCP-to-EtherNet/IP Gateway
MGate 5105-MB-EIP series is equipped with user-friendly diagnostic and I/O data monitoring tools to simplify troubleshooting for Modbus devices connected to an EtherNet/IP master device.
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MYNAH Releases MiMiC v3.5 - Easier Dynamic Simulation for Plant Life-Cycle Business Results
MiMiC addresses the need to improve the operations of process plants through the use of dynamic simulations. MiMiC works with many off-line process control systems, including Emerson Process Management DeltaV, Schneider Electric Unity and Quantum platforms, Rockwell PlantPAx, Previse ABB Simulator and other automation systems that support OPC or Modbus TCP.
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CTC Releases EtherCAT Master M3-41A for the Model 5300 Controller
CTC's EtherCAT Master offers high-performance control of networked servos, stepping motors and I/O devices. This Master module can coexist in the same system with Modbus®, DeviceNet® and BACnet® interfaces, allowing for multi-vendor configurations. The CTC system acts as a protocol bridge as well as a control system.
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Fieldbus International AS Introduces a New Embedded WirelessHART Adapter with Modbus® interface.
Fint launched its new WirelessHART® adapter with Modbus® interface, the T810, for embedded applications at Hannover Fair show in April.
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New Ethernet I/O Simplifies Interfacing Discrete Sensors and Actuators to Monitoring/Control Systems
Acromag's new BusWorks® XT Series Ethernet I/O Modules interface discrete I/O signals directly to an Ethernet/IP, Modbus/TCP or Profinet measurement and control system network.
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Tofino Undergoes Advanced Cyber Security Testing Performed by Digital Bond
Belden today announced vulnerability testing results of the Tofino Security Appliance, a product of Tofino Security, a Belden Brand. Presented at the S4 conference, Digital Bond's findings revealed that the industry's known sophisticated cyberattacks could not compromise the Tofino firewall.Testing also included attacks on Modbus, the world's leading industrial protocol.
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