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March 25, 2019
Industrial Automation News 

SAS makes $1B investment in AI

Software giant SAS, driving the future of analytics, is investing $1 billion in AI over the next three years through software innovation, education, expert services.

Keyssa reinvents I/O for new consumer, industrial designs

Keyssa, Campbell CA, developers of high-speed, contactless connectivity, released its Virtual Pipe I/O (VPIO) architecture that enables I/O to scale with processor/memory performance and allows product designers to develop new classes of products.

Insights into Raspberry Pi market emerge from user survey

The research highlights the widespread use of Raspberry Pi by professional engineers in prototyping and proof-of-concept applications, particularly for IoT, industrial automation and control applications.
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In search of the (much smaller) RJ45 successor

While the standard eight-contact RJ45 has plenty of run left – it’s a proven, cost-effective choice for many applications – it’s also butting up against practical limitations in plant and product design. » Read More

NEMA Sockets—One Cutout

Simplify product design. Interpower® offers NEMA 5-15, 5-20, 6-15, and 6-20 snap-in sockets. These NEMA sockets have a common panel cutout which can be used in designing products with various voltages and amperage ratings. Choose from quick disconnect or solder tab options.

Current ratings for these sockets include:
   • NEMA 5-15—15A/125VAC
   • NEMA 5-20—20A/125VAC
   • NEMA 6-15—15A/250VAC
   • NEMA 6-20—20A/250VAC

Screw-mount sockets are also available.

Interpower offers no minimum order or dollar requirements, a 1-week U.S. manufacturing lead-time on non-stock Interpower products, and same day shipments on in-stock products. Blanket or scheduled orders are available, along with free technical support. » Learn more
Industrial Automation Products 

Encapsulated ac-dc power supplies have multiple mounting options

CUI 3W and 5W models of low power, encapsulated ac-dc power supplies are available in board mount, chassis mount, wire lead and DIN rail configurations. » Read More

AI controller extends equipment life with machine learning

OMRON AUTOMATION Sysmac AI Controller handles several key steps in the data-driven decision process for predictive maintenance, thereby freeing up industrial professionals from tedious calculations » Read More

High torque brushless servo motor suits industrial environment

ELECTROMATE Maxon EC-i 52XL 200W Brushless Servo Motor delivers when space is limited, but high torque and dynamics are required. » Read More

Polyurethane jacket cables serve industrial designs

X TRONICS EIS low voltage polyurethane jacket cables deliver enhanced design features along with a wide range of UL/AWM/CSA/MSHA approvals essential to the networking of equipment used in industrial distribution markets; such as, factory automation, mining, power generation, refining and petrochemical, steel, solar and pulp & paper. » Read More

Hannover Messe

April 1 - 5
Location: Hannover Germany
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NAB Show

April 6 - 11
Location: Las Vegas
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EPTECH Calgary

April 16
Location: Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel
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