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Factory automation RFID technology trends differ from those of logistics or commercial RFID systems. Factory floor RFID components are more industrial and hardened for less downtime, with faster data acquisition.
Festo Corp.’s SmartBird, a bionic, lifelike herring gull replica capable of autonomous flight via remote control, was demonstrated at Pack Expo 2012, continuing the company’s work that emulates nature to help advance industrial...
Working in more extreme environments is driving improvements in networking, and standards development for subsea automation systems. Sophisticated equipment on the sea floor has to communicate topside.