Does Occam’s Razor apply to modern control solutions?

Some 800 years ago, English philosopher William of Ockham developed a principle giving precedence to simplicity. Called Occam’s Razor, his problem-solving principle is that in the event of two competing solutions, the simpler one is preferable. It is sometimes expressed as “Entities are not to be multiplied beyond necessity.” Putting this into a modern context, […]

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Intelligent controller improves micro-brewery production

Over the last few years, the UK has seen a significant growth in micro-breweries as more hobbyists turn their past time into a business. Accessing an easy-to-use intelligent controller helps the production process and enables owners to check and control their batch production remotely. One reputable micro-brewery with a reputation for creating unique hand-crafted beers […]

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Mitsubishi Electric MAPS 4 offers multi-functional SCADA platform

  MAPS 4 is a multi-functional SCADA from Mitsubishi Electric with object orientated control and visualisation software for demanding customers and applications. It provides a full life-cycle planning, management and integration platform for applications from manufacturing to infrastructure. An HMI version also exists for machine builders and customers wanting a lightweight localised control and visualisation […]

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New 7″ hose-proof HMI GOT2507T from Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric has launched a new hose-proof HMI for harsh and demanding applications. The GOT2507T-WTSD 7″ operator terminal offers an extended operating temperature range of -20°C to +65°C and IP67F/IP66F protection. Furthermore, it has a UV resistant screen for harsh and demanding applications. Hose-proof HMI construction The new terminal needs no additional protective measures for […]

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