Daily Industrial Automation News and Tips:

Today we’re covering news about Allied, Leviton, RTA, EtherCAT, ViewSE, RTLS, Omron, Fisher, Unitronics, MDT and more in our Automation This Morning blog for Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

First up is a press release here that Allied Electronics and Automation is now RS.

Next we have a new Fiber Optic product line expansion announcement here from Leviton.

As far as new articles, the good folks over at RTA released a new blog here about three reasons to love EtherCAT. You can also watch our detail podcast on EtherCAT here.

In today’s product spotlight we’re highlighting The Automation School’s FactoryTalk View Site Edition course, ViewSE Basics. Details on the course can be found here, and like all The Automation School’s online courses, ViewSE Basics comes with lifetime access and instructor support.

Today in our pub crawl we ran across three new documents of interest. The first is a new manual here on the Siemens SIMATIC Real Time Location System (RTLS.) You can also catch our podcast with Siemens on this topic here.

On the Omron site we found a new selection guide here on their line of Barcode Printers and Verifiers.

And on the Emerson website we found an updated manual here for the Fisher 4200 Electronic Position Transmitter.

In today’s Audio/Video file, we’re featuring a new Q & A about a community member’s PanelView Plus not finding the MER file, which you can watch here.

Today we’re also debut a brand new Tech Tip which you can watch in the video edition of the morning show below. In it, I walk through how to migrate FactoryTalk View Machine Edition Applications and Graphics to View Site Edition.

As far as upcoming events, two new webinars caught our interest today. The first is from Auvesy-MDT here covering Cyber Security.

The other can be found here and is being put on by the folks at Unitronics, and covers PLC to VFD communications.

And that wraps up today’s edition of Automation This Morning! If you’d like to watch or listen to the companion edition of the Automation Morning Show, you can do so using one of the links at the bottom of this post (the audio and video editions are typically released an hour after this article is published.)

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