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Forum Mod. Joe T. in CE - and Wanted: Legacy Apps!

Forum Mod. Joe T. in CE - and Wanted: Legacy Apps!

Joe Tauser - if you've spent 5 minutes on this forum,  you know Joe as a forum moderator, expert in all things Unitronics. If you have ever asked for help, you have probably benefited from his broad knowledge of control engineering. Joe offered some good, cautionary advice for those implementing IoT in their applications that appears in the May edition of Control Engineering, European edition,  in  an article on machine control technology developments, spotlight on IIOT,  Click here to

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

 

Unitronics Roundup 2017! Contribute to Roadmap 2018

We are pleased to present the Unitronics 2017 Roundup!  Read on to learn about some of our proudest achievements in 2017. Awards 2017 was a year in which our tradition of excellence in innovation was recognized by: -         Frost & Sullivan, a major market research and analysis firm. Frost & Sullivan conducted an in-depth review of Unitronics products, specifically our 3 major product series--Samba, Vision, and UniStream--in relation to the dynamic, competitive market tha

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

 

VFDs from Unitronics! One Solution for Control and Automation

VFD, inverter, AC drive - engineers call these adjustable speed drives by different names, but all use them to control motor speed  and torque. Now, you can obtain your VFDs from the same supplier as your PLC + HMI controllers. Unitronics VFDs can be used as a stand-alone product, or as part of a complete All-in-One package with our PLC+HMI controllers: UniStream®, Vision™ and Samba™. This simplifies workflow by enabling you to: Obtain your VFDs, PLC + HMI controllers and related

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

New! Motion by Unitronics - Servo Made Simple - Easy to Set Up, Painless to Program

New! Motion by Unitronics - Servo Made Simple - Easy to Set Up, Painless to Program

It's smooth. It's simple. Our R&D department has created a complete Motion Solution that includes all the hardware you need - AC Drives, Motors, Cables both standard and robotic – all seamlessly supported by Unitronics’ PLCs, HMIs, & VFDs. You can enjoy the simplicity of obtaining all components from a single supplier, plus our efficient Ready-Made Motion code - read on to learn more! New Motion Solution: Servo Made Simple - Easy to Set Up, Painless to Program Unitronics new li

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

Partnering to Combat the Global Medical Ventilator Shortage

Partnering to Combat the Global Medical Ventilator Shortage

People--If you are involved, or want to get involved with one of these projects--let us help!!! (BTW, I spent some time lurking on on of the SLACK forums devoted to this subject--and let me tell you: "Geeks will save us all". Just amazing, the level of collaboration and thinking-out-of-the-box, AMAZING ) On to our official invitation:==================================================================== Partnering to Combat the Global Medical Ventilator
Webinars! Make good use of LOCK-DOWN time!!

Webinars! Make good use of LOCK-DOWN time!!

Well, people, if your projects are currently on hold--make good use of your time! We are preparing webinars for all levels: whether you are a newbie to Unitronics or a power-user, we will have a webinar for you. Here are some upcoming titles and times=======================================  
2020 Engineer's Choice Awards: Vote Unitronics!

2020 Engineer's Choice Awards: Vote Unitronics!

Our UniStream PLC -  a powerful multi-function PLC controller with advanced communication support, built-in I/O configurations, and Virtual HMI – is a finalist for the 2020 Engineer's Choice Awards from the publishers of Control Engineering Magazine. Click here to VOTE FOR US! Once you create an account, you will find the UniStream PLC under the category of Machine and embedded control – PLCs.  Here are some of the details of our finalist: UniStream PLC - Robust PLC C

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

Webinars--LOCK-DOWN series!!

Webinars--LOCK-DOWN series!!

Hi people! I wanted to remind you that there is still time to register for our upcoming webinars--and if you missed them, have no fear, we post them all!  To register, or to check out a recording, go here:  https://unitronicsplc.lpages.co/locked-in-learning-webinar-series/#schedule Past Webinars are marked with Recording, Upcoming Webinars are marked with Register.
 

Did you know...? iOS & Android: Remote Operator for Vision and Samba

Did you know that Unitronics Remote Operator, the mobile app for the Vision™ and Samba™ series, is available--at no cost--from Apple’s App and Google Play stores? Remote Operator application enables you to remotely access your Unitronics controllers using your smartphone and tablet. Via the app, you can view and operate the controller’s HMI —as if you are physically touching the controller. Using Remote Operator you monitor automation processes, press keys and touch HMI objects, change parameter

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

Webinar! Learn Motion  with Servo made Simple!!!

Webinar! Learn Motion with Servo made Simple!!!

Hey people! Move into the Holiday Season - attend our Motion webinar  ★Learn about Servo made Simple: the Unitronics Motion Solution that does the work for you★  ★No motion programming knowledge needed!★ ★It's FREE! ★ You've got a choice of dates - click to sign up for the one that suits you best! December 18, 2019 11:00AM EST >> http://bit.ly/2D5IGnh December 19, 2019 1:00PM EST >> http://bit.ly/332vxpC      

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

 

Application Story: Material Processing Industry

Read about how  Nicolaides & Kountouris Metal Company LLC, manufacturers soundproofing and insulation panels, needed a system to efficiently cut panels to correct dimensions; their old cutting machine was inefficient and required constant operator supervision.  Learn how the UniStream 10.4  PLC+HMI from Unitronics automates their cutting system, boosting it more reliability and efficiency. Access the story here.  

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

 

UniStream PLC--the PLC with Virtual HMI

Hi people! Our newest product was developed in answer to customers who needed UniStream performance--but who do not require an integrated HMI panel. >drum roll< Meet the UniStream PLC   This unique PLC,  unlike other UniStream controllers, does not have an integrated HMI panel--however,  it supports HMI applications just like any other UniStream. The secret is Virtual HMI. This means that you can mount the controller on a DIN rail in a cabinet, and access it from: any

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

Download our Webinar:Remotely Access your Unitronics PLC =>Control During Crisis

Download our Webinar:Remotely Access your Unitronics PLC =>Control During Crisis

Download our webinar:  Remotely Access your Unitronics PLC   Control During Crisis People, don't miss out! Even if you missed attending our webinar, you can still download the recorded webinar – to improve your skills without missing a beat! Stay tuned for our upcoming webinars – these are a great way for you to sharpen your skills, learn to work more efficiently, and improve your ability to meet upcoming business challenges Click below to download the recor
 

Loadcell! BACnet IP server! UniLogic Spring 2020 Release!

Hi people! Unitronics Spring 2020 release introduces a powerful feature—UniStream controllers can now function as BACnet IP Servers. Particularly valuable for Unitronics users who are active in Building Automation and Environmental Control, UniStream BACnet Server supports a broad range of Services, Objects, and Tasks—we invite you to activate the trial license to check it out! This new release increases your project reach with: New Ethernet-based URB Components: - I/O Modules: L
 

New Application Stories: Motion, Pump Control, Packaging, Breweries! 

One Integrated Solution in Action: New Application Success Stories! Motion, Pump Control, Packaging, Breweries!  We love seeing the innovative ways that members of the Unitronics community succeed - and we think that you will too! And now:  Drum roll! Presenting great, new Application Success Stories showcasing Unitronics One Integrated Solution for PLC, HMI, VFD and Servo!   Motion Control: Unitronics PLCs & Servos Precisely Position Punch Press
 

Now with SQL: UniLogic 1.18.37 • U90 Ladder 6.6.24 + New Jazz

The R&D gurus at Unitronics headquarters have been hard at work - and so, we present you with: >drum roll<    UniLogic 1.18.37  >drum roll< Here are a few version highlights: SQL Connectivity: Highly convenient and easy to use, UniLogic enables programmers to build SQL Queries and execute them via Ladder functions, including data transfer data between UniStream’s Data Tables and remote SQL databases.    HMI Custom Controls: A programmer can create an

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

 

New Products, Awards, Media Highlights, MVPs - The 2015 Roundup!

2015 was a great year for Unitronics.   We introduced products to round out our existing lines: UniStream, Vision, and Samba. We also leveraged the UniStream platform with powerful new features such as EtherNet/IP communications and a full Alarms system.   This was also a great year for the Unitronics community. Check out some cool statistics for 2015: We welcomed over 9,000 new members to our user forum… …who made 2,300 posts in 571 467 new topics… …that were viewed 163,419 times!

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

 

Frost & Sullivan’s Product Line Strategy Leadership Award!!

We are truly proud to announce that Frost & Sullivan, a major market research and analysis firm, has honored Unitronic's with the Best Practices Awards for 2016. The prestigious award for Global Advanced PLC Product Line Strategy Leadership was given after Frost & Sullivan conducted an in-depth review of Unitronics products, specifically our 3 major product series--Samba, Vision, and UniStream--in relation to the dynamic, competitive market that chal

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

 

Unitronics Distributors Conference Report

Unitronics Distributors Conferences: Networking for Mutual Benefit in the Industrial Automation Sector This year, the Unitronics’ Marketing Department is holding two separate conferences, one for our global partners and another for Unitronics USA. Mixing business with pleasure, swapping stories from the field and technical tips, conferences are fun—and of great practical benefit for all. The first, the Unitronics’ Global Distributors Conference was a resounding success. It was held in Paris,

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

Did you know? UniStream PLC - a 2020 Engineer's Choice!

Did you know? UniStream PLC - a 2020 Engineer's Choice!

We are proud to announce that the UniStream PLC has been awarded the prestigious Engineer’s Choice Award for 2020 in the category of Machine & Embedded Control – PLCs. This is the 10th consecutive year that Unitronics has been honored by the Control Engineering community. Our products have received a total of 10 CE awards in the categories of Integrated HMI Controllers, HMI Software, and now, for the first time, in Machine & Embedded Control – PLCs. We thank all those who vote
 

**NEW RELEASE*** The UniStream Control Platform: All-in-One. Modular. Scalable.

Unitronics is proud to introduce the UniStream™ control platform, quality products that are the result of over 20 years of experience in PLC development combined with the strongest trends in automation today. UniStream brings you--and your customers--major benefits: Cut Programming Time by 50% UniLogic™ studio software means you ‘write-it-once’, creating code structures that can be used across projects. Save Time on System Design Easy hardware configuration process, plus effortless commun

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

 

New VisiLogic Version 9.8.64

This major release introduces a number of new features that will boost your productivity, such as wide Ladder nets and dynamic I/O configurations. You can download it from here: https://unitronicsplc.com/software-visilogic/ In addition, when you install this version and open it for the first time, a pop-up will allow you to access app store links for Unitronics’ Remote Operator for Mobile app. Features                                                                                

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

 

End of Year Roundup—plus ‘Top UniGurus 2014’ Shout-out!

This past year, 2014, was a stellar year for Unitronics. Not only did we introduce products to round out existing lines, we launched a brand-new line of PLC + HMI touch-screen controllers, Samba. Samba, with its beautiful display, on-board I/Os , fine feature range, and highly competitive price was snapped up by small machine manufacturers, showing impressive sales volumes from day 1. In addition to the great market response, our Samba was nominated for—and won—the prestigious Engineers’ Choic

Cara Bereck Levy

Cara Bereck Levy

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