Daily Industrial Automation News and Tips:

Today we’re covering news about Straton, Seneca, EXOR, Cybersecurity, Rockwell, CiA and more in our Automation This Morning blog for Tuesday, February 14, 2023.

First up we have a new press release here from Straton Automation about Seneca using their IEC-61131 PLC Engine inside of their PLCs.

Next we have a new product announcement here about a recently released EXOR Industrial HMI, the ex7070, WEB.

Over on the SME site we have three excellent new articles on Cyber Security, including Manufacturing Disruption & Securing Systems, Top Types of Cyber Threats, and Cyber Experts Speak.

And from Rockwell Automation we have a new application story here about a recent installation of their Pavilion8 solution.

In our product spotlight today is our PLC Basics course from The Automation School. Designed for Electricians, Technicians, or Engineers who’d like to get started using PLCs, like all our courses it comes with lifetime access and support.

New to the Digital Newsstand today is the latest edition of the CAN in Automation newsletter here.

And today in our pub crawl we found one new document of interest here from Rockwell Automation which details the actions they took based on feedback from their last customer survey.

In our Q & A section today we answer a reader’s question here at The Automation Blog about what is causing his ViewME Station to prompt him with the error, “Unable to load ActiveX control.” We also previously covered flashing PanelView Plus firmware here.

As far as our daily audio video file of interest, today we’re highlighting yesterday’s release here of our Q&A about Messaging a PowerFlex VFD from a ControlLogix.

And in our “what’s coming” segment, we’re highlighting a new Automation Tech Tip video releasing here at 3:30pm ET about how to use the old Ethernet Devices driver in RSLinx Classic when the Ethernet/IP driver won’t find your PLC.

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.)

If you think we missed something, or just want to share a news tip, please do so using this link.

Vendors who’d like to sponsor our show can learn about the options we offer, as well as contact us directly, using this link.

Watch the show:

Listen via Apple, Google, Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, TuneIn, YouTube, Rumble, Amazon Music, Podcast Index, Deezer, RSS, or below:

Automation This Morning and the Automation Morning Show Notes:

Thanks to everyone who read, watched, or listened today!

If you’d like to join our community and support our work, you can do so for the price of a cup of coffee each month at Automation.Locals.com.

Huge thanks to all our supporters there!

Vendors: Would you like your product featured in our product spotlight? If you would, contact us directly at: https://theautomationblog.com/contact

Until next time, Peace ✌️ 

Shawn M Tierney
Technology Enthusiast & Content Creator

Have a question? Join my community of automation professionals and take part in the discussion! You'll also find my PLC, HMI, and SCADA courses at TheAutomationSchool.com.

Shawn Tierney
Latest posts by Shawn Tierney (see all)



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here