Presence Sensors Travel into New Automation Applications
Even though new markets and applications are emerging, Will Healy, strategic marketing manager at Balluff, reports that new and existing users still share something in common—they all want lower-cost sensors with more features in smaller sizes.
Interface Interference in the Machine Operating World
The Responsibility of Control Can be so Easily Given to Those Who Have Trouble Remembering What They Had for Breakfast. These New Phones and Tablets Give us the Interface We Need for Remote Access and Mobility With the Interface of Web-Based Commonality. Really?
The Pros and Cons of Embedded HMIs For Machine Builders
Should You Consider an Embedded HMI Instead of a PC-based HMI or a Graphics Terminal to Provide an Operator Interface For Your Machine or Robot? Here Are Some Reasons and Cautions:
Complete Mobile Device Efficiency For Machine Builders—Is There an App for That?
Instead of Waiting Until the End of a Shift, Day or Week, Crucial Data Can be Made Available in Real Time so Adaptations or Adjustments Can Be Made Instantly to Ensure Optimal Performance