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Motion efficiency is bolstered with newer technologies: Motor Summit 2014
Motion efficiency is bolstered with newer technologies: Motor Summit 2014

Motion control: Efficiency improvements target electric motors, including developments in different topologies and innovative use of magnet materials, providing highly efficient advanced motor designs. A previous article about Motor Summit (Nov/Dec 2014) focused on trends to raise the efficiency of electrically driven...Read More

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Artificial intelligence for control engineering
Artificial intelligence for control engineering

Robotics, cars, and wheelchairs are among artificial intelligence beneficiaries, making control loops smarter, adaptive, and able to change behavior, hopefully for the better. University of... Read More

Future of machine vision for robotics
Future of machine vision for robotics

Engineers from Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. discussed technology advances needed for next-generation machine vision to help robotics and motion control. Suppliers in the room were listening,... Read More

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Using PID for motion control, robotics
Using PID for motion control, robotics

Advice follows on using proportional-integral-derivative (PID) tuning for motion control and robotics. High-end robotics with high dynamics and reasonably high accuracy of movement almost always... Read More

Motion control analysis of miniature gantries
Motion control analysis of miniature gantries

Inside Machines: Looking at the static and dynamic characteristics of miniature parallel kinematic gantries can help determine selection of the best technology. Motion applications include 3D... Read More

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Integrating wireless into an industrial Ethernet application

Presenter Daniel E. Capano from Diversified Technical Services Inc. will talk about wireless selection criteria including equipment reliability and capabilities, availability, ease of management, conformance to open standards, and integration with an existing Ethernet network.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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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

PLC platform for data logging, Ethernet communication
PLC platform for data logging, Ethernet communication

AutomationDirect has added the BRX PLC platform to their line of programmable logic controllers... Read More

PLC data logger for collecting historical, production, troubleshooting data
PLC data logger for collecting historical, production, troubleshooting data

InterConnecting Automation's FC-LOG is a programmable logic controller (PLC) data logger that... Read More

Universal data logger for research, industrial applications
Universal data logger for research, industrial applications

Omega's OM-DAQXL series of portable, handheld data logger is designed for process monitoring and... Read More

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