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HARTING launch series of webinars to showcase industrial technologies

06 June, 2020

With exhibitions postponed for the foreseeable future, HARTING have organised a series of webinars across a range of topics to enable us to deliver our latest innovations to you. Read on to learn more about the HARTING Experts Camp, where our specialists will introduce cutting-edge products, time-saving solutions and technologies for designing the future.

Industrial Ethernet Trends looks at the latest developments in this field and what the future holds. We will be casting the spotlight on Single Pair Ethernet (SPE), a ground-breaking new communication technology. Up until now, industrial Ethernet has only been able to reach the control level before it needs to switch to BUS systems via gateways. SPE allows equipment to connect via end-to-end IP-based communications right up into the field level. As a result, Ethernet interfaces can now be integrated onto simple sensors, cameras, reading/ID devices or similar equipment.

The topic of Miniaturisation will also be covered as we introduce the ix Industrial®, a robust Ethernet interface to provide the next generation of compact products with perfect high data transmission rates. This new connector is designed to meet the expanding data, signal and power requirements of compact sensors, cameras and automation equipment without taking up too much of the limited installation space available. 

With many of us working from home, the Digital Services webinar will particularly useful, especially for those who work in the design sector. This presentation will focus on the Han® Configurator, an online 3D tool which allows you to design and build a connector that meets your exact requirements. The configurator allows you to see a 3D visualisation of your design and download documentation, including STP files. This webinar will focus on the cost and time saving benefits of the new customisation features. 

Two topics, Digital Solutions and Logistics Solutions, will focus on edge computing and RFID products. Our MICA edge computing device supports the implementation of Industry 4.0 solutions such as predictive maintenance, energy monitoring and flexible production, using real-time information from the shop floor. 

Within logistics, RFID transponders enable you to track goods throughout a warehouse, ensure products are stored in the correct location and check that goods tally exactly with the transport order. These processes make sure the correct items are loaded onto the correct truck, helping to eliminate incorrect deliveries.

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