Research helps robots function more in tune with human coworkers by picking up on nonverbal cues: Georgia Institute of Technology. Smarter software and machine vision could make industrial robots safer and more efficient.
When it’s easy to implement alarms, too many often make the list. Alarm rationalization helps you control and optimize the selection. This is the March Control Engineering cover story. See tables, examples.
The Engineering Research Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) will highlight the center’s booth with a high efficiency excavator developed at Purdue University. Advanced controls result in 40% fuel savings.