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Motion controls inside Cirque du Soleil’s KÀ
Motion controls inside Cirque du Soleil’s KÀ

Application Update: Motion control with instantaneous redundancy backup propels the Cirque du Soleil production of KÀ, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas. The production includes a 140-ton stage that rises from below ground level, tilts 180 degrees, and rotates 360, while acrobatic actors fly, flip, dance,...Read More

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Discrete automation products have strong potential for IIoT applications
Discrete automation products have strong potential for IIoT applications

A report from ARC Advisory Group suggests that discrete automation exhibits larger potential over process automation for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in terms of the number of connected... Read More

Embedded systems
Embedded systems

Choosing embedded controllers among others requires considering the application. Embedded system design software helps control designers to program once and port to many types of controllers.Read More

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Software CNC combines diverse processing workloads
Software CNC combines diverse processing workloads

By combining processing workloads and taking advantage of the standard PC platform architecture and embedded virtualization, CNC software allows operators to create programs consider the status of... Read More

Motion control associations complete merger
Motion control associations complete merger

The Motion Control Association (MCA) and SMMA – the Motor & Motion Association have completed a merger that combines the two trade groups and will be called the Motion Control & Motor Association... 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.
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Integrated Drive Systems Ensures Reliability for Your Application

Presenters Dave Hernandez and Sumit Singhal will talk about how electric motor systems with variable frequency drives (VFDs) are becoming more common in large industrial systems because VFDs provide higher system efficiency, greater operational flexibility, and improved reliability with reduced carbon footprint.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Apps for Engineers: Mobile apps for programming and work floor applications
Apps for Engineers: Mobile apps for programming and work floor applications

Motors and drives mobile applications have potential to help engineers do their jobs better. CFE... Read More

Converters for surface mount applications
Converters for surface mount applications

XP Power's surface mount (SMD) dc-dc converters, the ISB, ISC, and ISW series, are rated at 1, 3... Read More

Workcell for welding applications
Workcell for welding applications

Yaskawa Motoman's ArcWorld C-30 workcell is designed for welding of small- to medium-sized parts... Read More

Contactor series for military, commercial aircraft applications
Contactor series for military, commercial aircraft applications

TE Connectivity's (TE) Hartman KD400 series contactor is designed for 28 Vdc power systems in... Read More

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