IHS Markit reports that automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) are projected to have stronger growth over the next several years than the industrial truck and lift market as more companies use AGVs because they are more cost-effective.
Cognex Corporation's In-Sight VC200 series of multi smart camera vision systems is designed to keep pace with fast-moving production lines and solve applications with sequential or asynchronous inspections.
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) published the Business Strategy and Innovation Framework (BSIF), which is designed to help enterprises to identify and analyze issues to capitalize on the opportunities emerging within the...
Big Data can help synthesize information and provide users with the exact data they need to make informed, intelligent decisions. Developing a process that benefits everyone in the plant from the top on down is crucial.
Superior Controls, a New Hampshire-based automation system integrator and a 2012 Control Engineering System Integrator of the Year winner, has opened an office in Albany, N.Y., to serve customers in the state.
A set of "Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs" was released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to help employers establish a methodical approach to improving safety. Ten tips for...
Top 5 Control Engineering articles September 26 to October 2: Small-scale automation projects, SIF validation, motor efficiency standards, more
Articles about small-scale automation projects, SIF validation procedures, motor efficiency standards, wireless remote monitoring advances, and measuring humidity fundamentals were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles...
During the last decade, the use of industrial wireless sensor networks has been growing rapidly in the process industries. Variable frequency drive (VFD) software has also gone through a number of changes.
The actions a specific safety instrumented function (SIF) takes to correct a problem and avoid escalation can take various forms and for a serious situation, the action the SIF takes can be hugely disruptive.