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Jan. 1, 2012
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INDUSTRIAL REMOTE-ACCESS APP

AutomationDirect's new C-more remote HMI application is available through the iTunes App Store for $4.99 and provides remote access and control to mobile users who have a Wi-Fi or cellular connection. (Note, however, that a C-more panel with remote connectivity is required.)

Unlike similar apps, this one doesn't require third-party remote desktop VNC-type applications. Multilevel log-on security for up to three remote access user accounts is configured and stored in the panel project — so each user account can be configured for a suitable level of access.

Visit c-more.automationdirect.com or the iTunes App Store.

APP DIAGNOSES AILING DRIVES

Is your frequency inverter from SEW-Eurodrive signaling an error? Do you need support in diagnosing the problem? An updated app from the company is available for free at the iTunes App Store to help. This app can quickly diagnose errors anywhere or anytime: The designer simply enters the error code displayed on the drive to quickly receive a list of possible causes and matching solutions. In addition, there's support for handling inverter faults — and information extends to MOVIDRIVE B, MOVITRAC B, and MOVIMOT C and D codes. A 24-hour service hotline can be called directly from the app.

ONLINE TECHNOLOGY FAIR

An element14 Innovation Series virtual event will take place Jan. 16 and 17. Anyone interested in the event can register now to discuss design challenges and solutions, and chat live with experts implementing the most up-to-date technology.

The two-day meeting will unite industry leaders from manufacturers including Microchip, Texas Instruments, Freescale, ST, and Micrium, to identify emerging trends in a variety of electronics engineering fields — from medical and robotics to alternative energy and more.

NEW DESIGN-TESTING WEBSITE

A redesigned and updated website at sakor.com contains examples of successful projects completed by SAKOR Technologies Inc. Also available are links to technical information, literature, and contact information to reach application specialists.

The new website provides a wealth of detailed information on SAKOR's test systems for engines and powertrains, electric machines, hybrid electric vehicles, high voltage battery simulators, alternative energy systems, and individual components.

PACKAGING NETWORK

Involved in the packaging industry? Stay on top of what's happening in the field, 365 days a year — by joining the PACK EXPO Connected Communities. Connected engineers enjoy free access to discussion boards, professional articles, blog postings on the latest trends, alerts on upcoming events, and more.

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