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Developments to watch: Mobile microrobots
Developments to watch: Mobile microrobots

Future robots much smaller than Lincoln’s smile on a penny may locate cancer cells, enter, and deliver anti-cancer agents, or self-assemble into a structure, providing science-fiction-like advances in medicine, manufacturing, and other industries. At present, power and control remain two significant challenges,...Read More

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Fundamentals of real-time processing in automation and control
Fundamentals of real-time processing in automation and control

Almost all automation and control systems are designed, developed and built using data processors, microprocessors, digital signal processors (DSPs) or any other processing device. Part 1 of a series... Read More

5 trends in wireless motion control
5 trends in wireless motion control

Robotics can be one of the beneficiaries of reliable wireless communications, according to a discussion with Rob Snyder, Rockwell Automation product manager, at RSTechED in Orlando.Read More

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Manufacturers can do a better job of planning for the future
Manufacturers can do a better job of planning for the future

Digital Edition Exclusive: A futurist said manufacturers could do a better job of planning, to lower risk and increase opportunities to gain competitive advantage. Proliferation of robotics, 3D... Read More

Energy harvesting for Internet of things
Energy harvesting for Internet of things

Wireless energy harvesting technology opens market for devices communicating on the Internet of things (IoT), and product lifecycle maintenance (PLM) helps it grow.Read More

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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.
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Data acquisition module with analog and digital input and outputs
Data acquisition module with analog and digital input and outputs

Omega's iNET-400 series of USB expandable modular data acquisition module are provides up to 16... Read More

Inductive proximity sensors with microprocessor-based design
Inductive proximity sensors with microprocessor-based design

Carlo Gavazzi's ICB Series of inductive proximity sensors with up to three times sensing range and... Read More

Hands-free terminal block
Hands-free terminal block

Wago's Topjob S pivot-style fuse terminal blocks come in a 3-conductor variant and they are... Read More

Programming drives without using a PLC
Programming drives without using a PLC

Bosch Rexroth's pre-configured drive systems are designed to measure and test machines and shorten... Read More

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