Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Robots
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Jan 17, 2013
WEG's engineers specifically designed this new drive with increased features that focus on the machinery manufacturer's needs. It is simple, efficient, flexible and can be commissioned quickly and easily.
Expectations for the 2014 manufacturing technology market were for a soft first half of the year, followed by a stronger second half. The fluctuations seen in the past few months are on track with forecasts, and all indications are that U.S. manufacturing activity is and will remain strong
08/25/2014Fast 2014 Start for NA Robotics
A record 14,135 robots, valued at $788 million were ordered from North American robotics companies in the first half of 2014, an increase of 30% in units and 16% in revenue over the same period in 2013.
Programing is easy with the built in keypad that monitors two different parameters at the same time along with operation status, alarms and faults.
Omega Engineering received an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Best of Sensors Expo Innovation Award for its M12LCP thermocouple probes with high- temperature M12 molded connectors. The Gold Award winner was AG-SL900A EPC sensor tag and data logger IC from ams.
08/21/2014IMTS Will Land Big Footprint in Chicago
The IANA pavilion will showcase the newest technologies focusing on new ideas and topics ranging from resource-efficient manufacturing and network security to secure industrial control systems and big data. In addition to more than 120 vendors from 16 countries, who will demonstrate their products and services, IANA will host the Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit, Motion, Drive & Automation Conference, and ISA training program.
08/21/2014NI Week Aids Industrial IoT Convergence
Truchard reported that NI divides IoT into industrial IoT and consumer IoT, and this industrial side is focused on using big analog data, analytics, distributed timing and synchronization, and intelligence via cyber-physical systems to help factories, power grids, cities and machines work better.
The past 25 years of Internet growth was fueled by human communications. The next 25 years of Internet growth will be fueled by machines. How is the Internet going to affect us and what we do?
Lemo, a Swiss designer and manufacturer of custom connectors, acquired Northwire, U.S. specialty cable manufacturer of wire and multi-conductor cable and retractiles for the medical, aerospace and defense, energy and industrial markets.
So what are companies waiting for? Reasons cover everything from lack of knowledge about threat severity to worry about the cost-effectiveness of remedial efforts and the effect they might have on uptime. A full one-third of those surveyed reported they were unaware of the potential vulnerabilities in their ICS/SCADA environment, and another 19% said they were unsure about the degree of threat.
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This white paper helps users understand the need for enterprise connectivity and various challenges and considerations associated with implementing network protocols. This allows users to select the ideal communication solution need to maximize data acquisition and management capabilities to satisfy the needs of their individual applications.
This article discusses how Intel's pre-integrated, pre-validated embedded virtualization product allows customers to merge and manage multiple discrete systems into a single machine. Learn more.
This white paper will examine the technology powering these new IPCs and why cPCI IPCs have arrived as the best option for many of the most demanding automation applications.
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In this special report celebrating Control magazine's 25 years covering the process automation industry, the editors look back at the exciting developments in industrial networking at that time. Included are news stories on the MAP/TOP standard for communicating among "islands of information" in industrial environments, an article on the ISO/OSI model, and the ISA SP50 committee’s progress toward a digital communications standard. Download the special report to learn more.