Siemens demonstrates Kuka Robotics integration for workpiece handling at IMTS 2012. Motion is controlled by Kuka mxAutomation software through the Siemens Sinumerik CNC, easing integration and operations.
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Upstream oil and gas production is becoming more difficult as old fields are depleted and new fields are more remote. Integrated operations can facilitate safer and more profitable operation in challenging situations.
The Falcon2 camera series by Teledyne Dalsa enable color inspection as well fast frame rates up to 168 frames per second. They also come with embedded image processing and pixel responsivity adjustment.
The U.S. Technical Advisory Groups are looking for experts to work on international standards in automation, particularly those concerned with industrial data, automation systems and integration, and enterprise systems and...