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Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0
Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0

Cover story: Connected automation and analysis enable smart factories. How can Industrial Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 concepts help with your next automation, controls, and instrumentation implementations? Advice from industry experts follows. Read More

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Do it yourself HMI
Do it yourself HMI

Technology Update: Should you build or buy a human-machine interface (HMI)? Developing PC-based HMI software may seem a simple task, but there are pitfalls. Configuring a purchased HMI software... Read More

Best practices for energy-efficient machines
Best practices for energy-efficient machines

Machine control designs are changing to integrate best practices in energy management. These steps include measurement and monitoring of energy use and control and optimization to minimize energy... Read More

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Evaluating servo system performance
Evaluating servo system performance

Servo system selection criteria involves more than just wattage and price. Other important servo criteria to consider include rated torque, rated speed, overload time, torque-to-inertia ratio,... Read More

The role of RFID in the smart factory
The role of RFID in the smart factory

Control Engineering International: Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology will have a big role to play in the smart factory of the future, enabling things to communicate in real-time with... Read More

Vision standards update: nine criteria help with standard selection
Vision standards update: nine criteria help with standard selection

Inside Machines: Machine vision standards advance at the spring G3 meeting of the EMVA, AIA, JIIA, and VDMA machine vision associations; nine criteria help with selecting standards.Read More

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Engineering Leaders Under 40
The future is now! Are you a leader under 40? The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions. Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the Engineering Leaders Under 40 program.
Nominations end June 24, 2015.
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Connecting Infrastructure

Presenter Dan McGrath from Panduit will review a maturity model and assessment approach to simplify robust industrial networking that will deliver improved overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and path to innovation. He will also discuss tools and resources for developing a solid execution plan to transform their physical infrastructure from restrictive, poorly planned networks to more secure, effective and innovative network fabric that will deliver sustainable value.

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Smart camera systems for fast-moving production lines
Smart camera systems for fast-moving production lines

Cognex Corporation's In-Sight VC200 series of multi smart camera vision systems is designed to keep... Read More

EtherNet/IP encoders for position applications
EtherNet/IP encoders for position applications

Turck's RS-107/108 and RM-105/106 EtherNet/IP enabled encoders provide an optical based encoder... Read More

Rotary stages for machining applications
Rotary stages for machining applications

Electromate's Bell Everman ServoBelt Rotary Stages are designed for medium-duty rotary motion jobs... Read More

Drive for packaging machine applications
Drive for packaging machine applications

Danfoss' Vacon 20 ac drive is designed for packaging machine applications and is ideal for cutting... Read More

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