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Access Control Trends from ISC West 2019

ISC West, one of the most important security and access control events in the world, just closed its doors. With new trends taking effect at an astonishing rate, access control manufacturers constantly need to improve safety, performance, and connectivity of their equipment.  Here are three access control trends we learned about at ISC West. Real-Time Speed
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Weight on Wheels Proximity Switches

How to Detect Aircraft Weight on Wheels One way to detect whether an aircraft is on the ground or in the air is to use a sensor on the wheels to provide information about their position and weightbearing status. Another option is to compute the position of the aircraft landing gear from other state data.
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Automation Solutions for Railway Systems

What Motors to Use in Mountain Train Doors

Safe Performance in Any Situation Train doors are often perceived as failure-prone systems in rail vehicles. Malfunction of train doors can affect passengers’ safety & increase frequency of maintenance for railway operators. The electric drives operating the train doors should have adjustable closing force to freed up easily the passengers or their clothing or any
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Four Reasons Trains Fail

No transportation system is perfect; however, so trains do still fail on occasion. Four of the most frequent causes of trains failing to move or reach full speed are the failure of power, a defect in the master control circuit, a defect in the motor control circuit, and failure of air brakes to release. Failure of
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Smart Industrial AutomationWill the AI disrupt industrial automation?

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