Despite enterprises’ climb toward autonomous operation, human interaction remains at the crux of productivity in any environment. And new product offerings being featured at Automation Fair 2021 in Houston combine device intelligence with human usability.
“We expand human possibility to enable industrial companies and their people to be more productive and sustainable,” explained Fran Wlodarczyk, senior vice president, intelligent devices, at Rockwell Automation. “Intelligent devices are the foundation of the Connected Enterprise production system. We can take information to prevent unplanned downtime or improve throughput or quality.”
Rockwell Automation’s broad portfolio of products includes many intelligent devices, which are grouped into four categories:
sensing and industrial-control components,
power-control devices, and