Arthur Holm introduces touchscreen options for existing products at InfoComm 2013

Arthur Holm Touch D3 monitor Built entirely in mechanised and anodized aluminium and finished with a black edged front glass, Dynamic 3 rotates 180 degrees and folds down to a flushed table desk position. It features multiple inputs including HDCP compliance, it can flip the image automatically according to the screen position and provides a security system to stop the mechanism in case of obstruction detection. Dynamic 3 screen’s lifting system automatically activates the elevation of an aluminium tray where keyboard can be optionally placed. An industrial PC board can also be integrated, converting the system into a complete work station. All products can be personalised according to customer requirements, […]

10 Ways to Relax This Summer

Kids aren’t the only ones who should be having fun in the summer. Unplug the technology, use some of that vacation or personal time and relax! Kids are getting out of school, and family vacations, beach outings, BBQs and many other fun summer activities we all love to do are in full swing. Although most of us work during the summer, it’s also a time to enjoy and relax. Learning to truly unwind and unplug will help us become happier and more balanced, and recharge our physical and spiritual batteries. Psychotherapist and positive living expert Diane Lang, author of the book, Creating Balance and Finding Happiness, offers 10 […]

Lack of PPE among 33 OSHA Violations at A & B Foundry & Machining

Claiming the company did not provide appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) or training for workers, OSHA has cited A & B Foundry & Machining LLC in Franklin, Ohio with 33 health and safety violations, including four repeat violations. The Nov. 15, 2012, inspection was initiated under the national emphasis program targeting the primary metals industry. Proposed fines total $170,107. The facility employs about 55 workers and four previous inspections dating back to 2004 have resulted in multiple citations. “A & B Foundry & Machining has a responsibility to train and protect workers from known industry hazards, such as exposure to noise, respiratory and machine guarding,” said Bill Wilkerson, OSHA’s area […]

Lack of PPE among 33 OSHA Violations at A & B Foundry & Machining

Claiming the company did not provide appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) or training for workers, OSHA has cited A & B Foundry & Machining LLC in Franklin, Ohio with 33 health and safety violations, including four repeat violations. The Nov. 15, 2012, inspection was initiated under the national emphasis program targeting the primary metals industry. Proposed fines total $170,107. The facility employs about 55 workers and four previous inspections dating back to 2004 have resulted in multiple citations. “A & B Foundry & Machining has a responsibility to train and protect workers from known industry hazards, such as exposure to noise, respiratory and machine guarding,” said Bill Wilkerson, OSHA’s area […]

InfoComm 2013 to see launch of Dataton Watchout version 5.5

Dataton Watchpax The company has also announced the shipping of its Watchpax solid-state media server with embedded Watchout that has been upgraded to accommodate several newly introduced video output format compatibilities. New features of Watchout version 5.5 include hardware-accelerated playback of HD video in H.264 and MPEG-2 encoding formats. Watchout also supports playback of QuickTime Animation as well as H.264 video in MOV files. When run on display servers which use certain AMD FirePro Workstation Video Cards and a companion ATI FirePro S400 Synchronization Module, Watchout now supports hardware-based synchronisation of the video outputs allowing users to play back frame-accurate synchronised content across multiple computers. Using the “gen lock” feature […]

Magenta to introduce long-range HDMI extender at InfoComm 2013

Magenta HD-One Family The HD-One DX 500 supports the extension of 1920×1200 and 1080p HDMI video plus embedded audio, while the HD-One LX 500 adds support for two-way RS-232 and IR signals (36.7, 38.0 or 58.8 kHz, user selectable). Both units are sold in a kit form that includes a transmitter, receiver and power supplies. The HD-One LX 500 kit also includes a pair of IR dongles to ensure speedy installation. In addition to their extended reach, HD-One 500 products are engineered to use less power, dissipate less heat, and offer better emission and susceptibility performance than HD-BaseT products. Exceeding the 100-metre hurdle of typical digital extenders allows integrators, consultants […]

Draper to highlight video conferencing range at InfoComm 2013

Draper video conference credenza lift New products to be seen at InfoComm 2013 includes the Video Conferencing Camera Lift-Ceiling, which allows the placement of a video conferencing camera directly behind a motorised projection screen. The camera raises and lowers with the screen. Draper’s Video Conferencing Camera Adapter Bracket allows a video conferencing camera to be mounted in a Draper ceiling recessed projector lift. The bracket is available with three Draper lift models, depending on how far down out of the ceiling the camera needs to travel. Draper will also be showing three types of backgrounds to help a video conferencing to life. Draper’s neutral backgrounds come in six muted earth […]

Rockwell Automation Manufacturing Excellence Award

Apply for the Rockwell Automation Manufacturing Safety Excellence Award The Rockwell Automation Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards are given to companies with exemplary performance in culture, compliance policies and procedures, and use of automation technologies to improve worker safety and productivity. Special emphasis is placed on the collaboration between EH&S and engineering to ensure compliance, worker safety, and productivity. For more information, contact Steve Ludwig at 440-646-4013 or email swludwig@ra.rockwell.com Rockwell Automation Manufacturing Excellence Awardhttp://ehstoday.com/rockwell-automation-manufacturing-excellence-awardhttp://ehstoday.com/rss.xmlEHS Today

Record Temperatures Bring Reminders of Heat-Related Illness from Cal/OSHA

Employers are encouraged to provide plenty of cool, fresh water and encourage employees to drink water frequently, particularly in areas experiencing heat waves. Cal/OSHA is asking all employers across the state to protect their outdoor workers from the risks associated with heat illness.  With temperatures reaching triple digits, constant vigilance is especially necessary to protect workers during periods of high heat.  “Cal/OSHA continues to enforce the nation’s most comprehensive heat illness prevention regulations, and we will continue to work with both labor and management to ensure that workers stay well on the job,” said Christine Baker, director of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR).  Cal/OSHA, also known as […]

15 Ways to Create a Happier Work Environment

Happy employees are productive employees – and they also may be safer, record fewer absences, have fewer work-related conflicts and more likely to remain with the company. Making workers happy, therefore, could pay off in some big ways. Follow these 15 tips to keep your work force happy.  “Happiness increases our levels of dopamine, which produces our learning abilities. It helps us learn better and more efficiently,” explained Diane Lang, psychotherapist, author and positive living speaker. She offers 15 ways to make the workplace happy for your employees: Appreciate your employees by recognizing their accomplishments with praise and appreciation. Don’t wait for reviews or evaluations to praise your workers. Show […]