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Advanced Automation

NEWS RELEASE: Bedrock™ Secure UPS Takes Gold in Plant Engineering’s 2016 Product of the Year Program

May 11, 2017
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – May 11, 2017–Bedrock Automation, maker of the Bedrock Open Secure Automation™ system, announced today that the […]

 
Advanced Automation

What Controller Fits Your Application?

March 20, 2017
Dee Brown

Controllers available for modern applications include programmable logic controllers (PLCs), programmable automation controllers (PACs), distributed control systems (DCS), industrial PCs […]

 
Advanced Automation

Standardizing Control System Programming with IEC 61131-3

March 20, 2017
Robert Bergman

Bedrock Engineering Manager Gary Pratt discusses the application flexibility of the IEC 61131-3 in this piece featured in Control Engineering […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Open Secure Automation OSA™ Platform Wins Design News Golden Mousetrap Innovation Award

February 23, 2017
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – February 23, 2017 — Bedrock Automation announced today that the editors of Design News have recognized […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock™ Open Secure Automation™ Platform Upgrade Extends Intrinsic Cyber Security to Networks, IIoT and Third-Party Applications

February 7, 2017

San Jose, Calif. – February 7, 2017 – Bedrock Automation announced newly upgraded control system firmware that extends its intrinsic […]

 
Advanced Automation

Jacobs and Bedrock Automation to Pursue Open Secure Automation Systems Opportunities

February 2, 2017
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – January 18, 2017 – Bedrock Automation, the maker of the world’s most secure industrial control system […]

 
Advanced Automation

20-Channel Discrete Output Module from Bedrock Automation Enables Secure, Software-Selectable Electronic Fusing, Latching and Fail-safe Shutdown

February 1, 2017

San Jose, Cal. – January 31, 2017 – Bedrock Automation, maker of the world’s first Open Secure Automation (OSA™) platform […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Secure Power Supply Wins 2016 Breakthrough Product Award from Processing Magazine

December 21, 2016
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – December 20, 2016 – Processing magazine has named Bedrock Automation’s SPS.500 Power Supply as a Breakthrough […]

 
Advanced Automation

Shutting Down the Internet of Things and What Happens to the IIoT without Open Systems?

November 16, 2016
Matt Bauer

It’s always nice when industry insiders, that have followed this market for years, echo your “raison d’etre” in their own […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Automation Extends Cyber Security to Industrial Serial Communications with the New Bedrock™ SIOS.5 Serial I/O Module

November 1, 2016

San Jose, Cal. – Nov. 01, 2016 – Bedrock Automation has extended cyber security to serial communications with a new […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock’s IDE Used on Object Oriented Programming

October 7, 2016
David Morris

Check out this article by Richard Jafrate using Bedrock’s Integrated Development Environment (IDE) on object-oriented programming which is included in […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Control System Provides Cyber Secure SCADA RTU Platform for Clarksville Light and Water

September 22, 2016

San Jose, Cal.  Sept. 21, 2016 — Bedrock Automation, today announced that Clarksville Light & Water (CLW), of Clarksville, Arkansas, […]

 
Advanced Automation

ARC Weighs in on Our Tesla Coil Video

August 25, 2016

ARC Advisory Group’s “Manufacturing Operations Technology Viewpoints” blog has a nice write up about out Tesla Coil video, released on […]

 
Advanced Automation

New Bedrock Automation Video Shows its Control System Surviving Continuous High Energy Blasts atop a Large Tesla Coil

August 24, 2016

San Jose, Calif. – August 24, 2016 – On the heels of achieving compliance with Military Standard 461 (MIL-STD-461F) and […]

 
Advanced Automation

Cyber Security Concerns Need to be Addressed Before Connecting Industrial Assets

July 15, 2016

This article from Control Design explores why commercially available security technology for remote access hasn’t been employed and why the […]

 
Advanced Automation

Arkansas Water Utility Upgrades to Cyber Secure Bedrock Universal Control System

March 23, 2016
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Cal. – March 23, 2016 – Bedrock Automation announced today that the Russellville, Arkansas Water and Sewer System […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock CTO Interviewed at ARC Forum

March 16, 2016
Robert Bergman

Albert Rooyakkers, Bedrock Co-Founder, CTO and VP of Engineering was interviewed by Mark Sen Gupta at the ARC Forum in […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock™ Wins Processing Magazine Breakthrough Product Award

January 28, 2016
Robert Bergman

We are excited to announce that Processing Magazine has announced BedroockTM  is a Breakthrough Product 2015 award winner!   These “awards recognize products, […]

 
Advanced Automation

Coherent Technologies Joins Bedrock’s Systems Integration Network

January 15, 2016
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – Bedrock Automation announced that systems integration firm Coherent Technologies of Palestine, Texas has signed on to […]

 
Advanced Automation

Lockheed Martin Awarded Next-Generation Refining and Chemical Facility Automation System Contract

January 14, 2016
Robert Bergman

This press release is big news with ExxonMobil awarding Lockheed Martin a contract to serve as the systems integrator in the […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Automation Signs New Automation Solution Providers

January 8, 2016
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – Bedrock Automation has signed two new Automation Solution Providers (ASPs) to help meet growing demand for […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Automation Introduces First-of-its-Kind Software Configurable 5-Channel Ethernet I/O Module with Embedded Cyber Security

November 25, 2015
Robert Bergman

San Jose, CA – Nov. 18, 2015 – With the introduction of the first software configurable 5-channel Ethernet I/O module, […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Automation Introduces First Universal I/O Module with Embedded Cyber Security

November 18, 2015
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Cal. – Sept. 16, 2015 – Keeping with a commitment to deliver Simple, Scalable and Secure™ industrial automation, […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Automation Receives Frost & Sullivan 2015 Best Practices Award for Industrial Control System Innovation

August 10, 2015
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – August 10, 2015 – Bedrock Automation, the Silicon Valley company that recently introduced its revolutionary BedrockTM […]

 
Advanced Automation

What Happens When UPS Fails

August 8, 2015
Robert Bergman

This report highlights what can happen when a UPS fails and brings down a new SCADA system.   The city […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock™ Universal Control System Marks New Era in Automation

August 7, 2015
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – July 14, 2015 – From the heart of Silicon Valley, Bedrock Automation has announced the availability […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Article in Industrial Automation INSIDER

August 6, 2015
Robert Bergman

Walt Boyes wrote an excellent article on our production release of BedrockTM in his July 2015 issue of Industrial Automation INSIDER.     Two […]

 
Advanced Automation

Lithium ION Batteries Come to UPS

July 31, 2015
Albert Rooyakkers

Control magazine interviewed Albert Rooyakkers, Bedrock’s CTO, VP of Engineering, regarding our new cyber secure lithium ion UPS.   Albert Rooyakkers, […]

 
Advanced Automation

New Product Exclusive Article!

June 11, 2015
Robert Bergman

Please see our Product Exclusive article in this month’s Control Engineering magazine.   We are looking forward to production release […]

 
Advanced Automation

Features Added to Our Automation Controller Product

June 2, 2015
Robert Bergman

We had a good meeting with Bill Lydon at the ARC Forum in Orlando to give him an update on […]

 
Advanced Automation

Highlights from The Automation Conference

May 13, 2015
Robert Bergman

Albert Rooyakkers, Bedrock’s CTO and VP of Engineering, was a panelist for the Industrial Internet of Things session at The […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Releases 2nd in White Paper Series

March 27, 2015
Robert Bergman

San Jose, CA—March 27, 2015—Bedrock Automation announces the release of the second in a series of white papers on the […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Highlighted in Control Engineering

March 19, 2015
Robert Bergman

The video highlighting our control system is very popular. In fact, it was one of the five most popular articles […]

 
Advanced Automation

Industrial Control Redesigned

February 19, 2015
Robert Bergman

Bedrock Automation has introduced a unique set of industrial control system products that could alter the way we think about […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock Automation Featured on Automation.com

January 21, 2015
Robert Bergman

This recent article in Automation.com by Bill Lydon on our CTO Albert Rooyakkers explains how our system is different and why […]

 
Advanced Automation

The Need for Robust Security in Distributed Control Systems

January 21, 2015
David Morris

A new Frost & Sullivan DCS report highlights the need for robust security features in future Distributed Control Systems.   […]

 
Advanced Automation

Interoperability is Every Engineer’s Goal

December 17, 2014

The article below from Manufacturing Connection speaks to the need for interoperability standards:   Most of my research and conversations […]

 
Advanced Automation

Progress on the OPC-UA Front

December 10, 2014

OPC-UA is a standards based interface which Bedrock Automation uses extensively.   There is great news on the OPC-UA front! […]

 
Advanced Automation

The Importance of Control Systems for Analytics Tools

November 4, 2014
Robert Bergman

Splunk is a disruptive analytical tool designed to handle unstructured data typically generated by operations in the form of machine […]

 
 
 

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