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industrial controller

A computer-based device that is specialized for manufacturing and process control. The primary categories are distributed control system (DCS), programmable logic controller (PLC) and programmable automation controller (PAC). See DCS, PLC, PAC and industrial automation.
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The industrial controllers help engineers add to applications with a wide range of connectivity options, including PCI Express, USB, Ethernet and PXI.
Hitachi has developed a series of next-generation industrial controllers as PAC8 (programmable automation controllers) with both PLC and IPC functions.
Toshiba produces industrial controllers, mainly for use in social infrastructure and industrial systems requiring high-speed control of large-scale systems.
By including the full implementation tool chain, this workflow is able to support a wide variety of industrial controllers and is not locked into a particular PLC or PAC device.
Simtek Corporation designs and markets high-speed, re-programmable, nonvolatile semiconductor memory products, for use in a variety of systems including RAID servers, storage arrays, GPS navigational systems, industrial controllers, robotics, copiers, avionics, metering, consumer, UPS, and networking and broadcast equipment.
Simtek Corporation designs and markets "NV + fast SRAM" nonvolatile semiconductor memory products for use in a variety of systems including RAID servers, storage arrays, GPS navigational systems, industrial controllers, robotics, copiers, avionics, metering, consumer, UPS, and networking and broadcast equipment.
Telenetics offers a wide range of industrial grade modems and wireless products, systems and services for connecting its customers to end-point devices such as meters, remote terminal units, traffic and industrial controllers and remote sensors.
It is well suited for network routers, industrial controllers, imaging systems, enterprise wireless access points and video surveillance/conferencing equipment.

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