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Technologies for the smartest machines in the IIoT era
Technologies for the smartest machines in the IIoT era

Inside Machines: Essential technology developments within distributed, connected machines with real-time capabilities include heterogeneous processing architecture; hardware, software design and development; and readiness for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). See five architecture examples, diagrams.Read More

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Mobile HMI improves plant operations
Mobile HMI improves plant operations

Cover Story: Once a mobile device is connected to the IIoT and can access real-time manufacturing data, it can improve plant operations by helping decision makers when they need the information.Read More

Manufacturing better machine safety
Manufacturing better machine safety

Inside Machines: As technology advances, safety needs to be a priority to improve operations and minimize damage in manufacturing processes. Barriers can limit productivity; automation can help.Read More

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Five developing trends in the robotics industry
Five developing trends in the robotics industry

The robotics industry is going through major changes as costs are continuing to drop and the industry is going through changes from a business and technological standpoint. Investments include the... Read More

Hydraulic motors provided for deep space mission
Hydraulic motors provided for deep space mission

Bosch Rexroth provided A2FM45 hydraulic motors designed to control 70-m diameter antennas on NASA's deep space mission for Juno, which recently entered Jupiter's orbit and has begun the first of 37... Read More

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2017 System Integrator of the Year Call for Entries
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are looking for the best integrators in the automation business for the 11th System Integrator of the Year program. The chosen System Integrator of the Year winners will receive worldwide recognition from Control Engineering and Plant Engineering, and will be inducted into the System Integrator Hall of Fame.
Deadline to enter: Aug. 5, 2016.
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2016 System Integrator Giants
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2016 System Integrator Giants program, which ranks the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in the CFE Media Global System Integrator Database based on total system integration revenue. Deadline to enter: Aug. 12, 2016
Featured Webcast
Leveraging Network Building Blocks and Cisco Validated Designs for Industrial Ethernet Deployment
Presenter Andy Banathy will discuss how Ethernet deployment has been exploding on the plant floor with the arrival of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). He will also discuss how this has driven a major shift from industrial automation control systems (IACS) to industrial Ethernet switch (IES) architectures.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Panduit
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Six-axis robot for assembly, material handling applications
Six-axis robot for assembly, material handling applications

Yaskawa Motoman's MH12 six-axis robot is designed for assembly, dispensing, material handling,... Read More

Drive solution for constant pressure hydraulic systems
Drive solution for constant pressure hydraulic systems

Bosch Rexroth's Sytronix FcP (frequency controlled pump drive) is an energy-efficient... Read More

Infrared camera for thermographic applications
Infrared camera for thermographic applications

Fluke's TiX620 infrared camera has 640 x 480 resolution and provides measurement accuracy and its... Read More

Industrial automation cables for signal and control equipment
Industrial automation cables for signal and control equipment

Molex has launched a series of Flamar industrial automation cables designed for signal and control... Read More

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IIoT Digital Report
It's clear by now that the Industrial Internet of Things is a transformative manufacturing strategy that will improve operations, reduce cost and increase quality and safety. This digital report is one of the many ways CFE Media will educate audiences on the importance of IIoT. Six key findings on the IIoT and Industrie 4.0 from Control Engineering research are featured in the digital report. Learn more.