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Industrial robot trends and types
Industrial robot trends and types

Cover story: Diversity of robotic trends, types, and programming advances make the use of robots attractive to consider in more applications and industries, and resulting innovations should benefit manufacturing. See 10 robotic software trends and 9 robot types.Read More

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Automation safety: Clearer requirements arise for risk assessments
Automation safety: Clearer requirements arise for risk assessments

These requirements are applicable to new or significantly rebuilt machinery. Read More

Automating lathe machine tending for the automotive industry
Automating lathe machine tending for the automotive industry

At the Brembo factory in China, the Vicenza-based company, Vimacchine, has installed complete processing lines with integrated robots for the production of brake discs.Read More

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How to choose a robot, figure robotic ROI
How to choose a robot, figure robotic ROI

Cover story: So you want robots? Make smart robotic investments in a rapidly changing world. Consider the system using critical path analysis including robots, humans, and facility infrastructure as... Read More

Laser sensors with communication protocols
Laser sensors with communication protocols

Laser Technology’s TruSense S-210 and S-230 laser sensors are equipped with an alignment laser, making precise targeting quick and easy during setup and have a variety of communications outputs... Read More

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CFE Media has launched their Global System Integrator Database. Through this database you will be able to connect with System Integrators by searching their corporate profiles which highlight: industries served, engineering specialties, product experience, geography, and other pertinent data. Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database.
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Upcoming Webcast
lloT webcast one: Design considerations

Presenter Dr. Jay Lee will talk about how in today’s competitive business environment, companies are facing challenges in dealing with big data issues for rapid decision making for improved productivity. Many manufacturing systems are not ready to manage big data due to the lack of smart analytics tools.

This webcast will look at the trends of predictive big data analytics as well as the readiness of smart predictive tools to manage industrial big data to achieve productivity and resilient product life cycle management with improved service value for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. PT /9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET

Sponsored by: Mitsubishi Electric, National Instruments, Panduit
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Feeder protection relay for simplified monitoring
Feeder protection relay for simplified monitoring

Schweitzer Engineering Labs' SEL-751 feeder protection relay is designed to let the user... Read More

Network-based control system update for oil, chemical applications
Network-based control system update for oil, chemical applications

Yokogawa's updated Stardom network-based control system supports Microsoft Windows 10 and has been... Read More

Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier
Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier

Yaskawa's Sigma-7Siec is designed for automation applications that require the control of only one... Read More

Automated checkweigher system for in-motion items
Automated checkweigher system for in-motion items

Hardy Process Solutions' Dynamic Checkweigher is a fully automated system designed to weigh items... Read More

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