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Machines learn to respond to new situations like humans

06 May, 2016

Perhaps some of the safety concerns surrounding self-driving cars can now be put to rest, as Belgium researchers have shown that machines can learn to respond to unfamiliar objects like humans would.

Emerson Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6200 series digital valve controller software upgrade

05 May, 2016

Emerson has enhanced the software for its Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6200 series digital valve controllers, which are now available for use by process industries with PLCs and PROFIBUS communications as the dominant protocol. 

Dura Crib certified load-rated blocks to improve jacking safety

01 May, 2016

Cribbing and Matting Co's working load limit-certified dura crib and dura stat jacking and blocking products are designed to improve safety when stabilising machines in industrial environments, including vehicles or plant equipment.

Megger PAT420 testing and tagging system

01 May, 2016

The Megger PAT420 testing and tagging system allows for user-configurable PAT settings and data to be downloaded to USB, offering greater flexibility and control for electrical safety testing projects.

Schmersal PROTECT SRB-E series safety controllers

22 April, 2016

Schmersal has released the PROTECT SRB-E series of safety controllers that offer multifunctional, configurable safety protection for industrial machinery.

How one piece of software can help you grow your safety consulting business

05 April, 2016

Keep It Simple Safety is an occupational health and safety consulting business that works with smaller tradespeople businesses up and down the east coast of Australia. Owner Shayne Connolly recently made the decision to move away from paper-based safety and adopt the Donesafe Safety Management software. This one change has allowed him to completely overhaul his entire business model.

Safer human-robot collaboration with 360° radar

04 April, 2016

Researchers have developed a high-frequency radar scanner that cuts through obstacles in its line of sight and can monitor a 360° radius, making it suitable for safety applications wherever people and robots work together.

Emerson wirelessly monitored storage tank safety valves

29 March, 2016

Emerson Process Management has introduced the Enardo 850/950 series of wirelessly monitored pressure vacuum relief valves (PVRVs), which provide safety and emissions control by managing the pressure in storage tanks in the oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.

Red Lion Sixnet RAM series 4G LTE Data Logger

21 March, 2016

Red Lion has updated the Sixnet RAM series of cellular 3G/4G LTE RTUs, with data logging ability that includes support for SD card storage, which is suitable for industries such as oil and gas, utilities and mining.

New safety guidelines for working with robots

26 February, 2016

New guidelines on how to ensure the safety of human workers in collaborative robotic systems have now been published by the ISO.

Burkert Type 6524 and 6525 pneumatic valves for safety-related shutdown

18 February, 2016

The Bürkert Type 6524 and 6525 pneumatic valves are designed for safety-related shutdown for all applications with special requirements for process safety, such as in the food and beverage industry, for pharmaceuticals and chemicals, as well as for industrial water systems.

SICK RAS1200 Reach Stacker Assistance System

14 January, 2016

SICK has released the RAS1200, an active, high-precision assistance system based on detection for reach stackers.

Schmersal ZQ900 series emergency pull-wire switches

10 December, 2015

The Schmersal ZQ900 series of pull-wire switches offers robust emergency stop solutions for use along the length of conveyors or similar types of installations.

Emerson Rosemount wireless pressure gauge

18 November, 2015

Emerson Process Management has introduced the Rosemount WirelessHART pressure gauge, enabling remote collection of field data to keep operators updated on changing field conditions.

Emerson Process Management Flow Computer family

03 November, 2015

Emerson Process Management has introduced its next-generation Flow Computer family consisting of both single and dual meter run gas flow computers for reliable and fast measurement to remote oil and gas production sites.

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