Machine Builder Forum: Heard On Discrete
Previously focused on consumer products, the online shopping site Amazon.com also provides fairly highly engineered devices.
Should industry create a different or more modern representation of the profession than that of the "hard-hat engineer"?
Recently, and for the first time, a computer "passed" the 65-year old Turing Test.
An infographic from 2011 gives a snapshot of the top 100 innovative companies in the world at that time, and what countries they hail from. Stay tuned for more to come.
How did you spend Earth Day? I hope you did something "earthy," or at least earth-friendly. In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Phoenix Contact's president, Jack Nehlig, ceremonially disconnected from the electric grid.
A multi-axis motion controller is helping bring a large mechanical piece of art to life.
The fellas at Aerotech put together a rap about common motion control issues. So? Who said motion control professionals weren't exciting?
This article was published in our February 2008 issue of Control Design along with "The Not-So-Odd Couple."
Are data acquisition capabilities of PACs and newer PLCs a better path to use when designing better machines than standalone DAQ systems?
Eaton’s recently released its 2013 Annual Blackout Tracker Report, which shows that power outages are still a major problem for facility managers across the U.S. As it shows, some of causes can be pretty weird.