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Vision-enabled robot replaces 4 conventional flame-treating robots
Vision-enabled robot replaces 4 conventional flame-treating robots

Inside Machines: Robot with machine vision replaces four conventional robots in this Fitz-Thors Engineering Inc. design for a tier 1 automotive supplier. The robot operates continuously, eliminating robot idle time with conventional cells. The new robot approach also eliminates proximity sensors, making it possible to...Read More

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Minnesota team wins national robotics championship
Minnesota team wins national robotics championship

North High School from North St. Paul, Minnesota, won the 2014 National Robotics League (NRL) Championships with their robot "Final Cut."Read More

Harvest wasted power using the triboelectric effect
Harvest wasted power using the triboelectric effect

Beyond generating power, a new triboelectric technology can provide a new type of self-powered sensor, allowing detection of vibrations, motion, water leaks, explosions – or even rain falling.Read More

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Robots nearly reach record high for orders in 1st quarter 2014
Robots nearly reach record high for orders in 1st quarter 2014

The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) reported a total of 5,938 robots valued at $338 million were ordered by companies in North America in first quarter 2014, which falls a few hundred robots... Read More

Two companies achieve robotic integrator recertification
Two companies achieve robotic integrator recertification

Wolf Robotics and Motion Controls Robotics, Inc. (MCRI) achieved recertification for the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) Certified Robot Integrator program.Read More

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System Integrator Giants
The 2014 Control Engineering System Integrator Giants program recognizes the top system integrators from the industrial automation marketplace. The 2014 System Integrator Giants program will be featured in the August edition of Control Engineering magazine. Deadline for entries is June 6.
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Let’s Get Physical – Building a Future Proof Infrastructure Foundation

Presenters Andy Banathy from Panduit and Dayan Rodriguez from Rockwell Automation will explain how to help enhance your ability to design and deploy enterprise and industrial networks as well as industrial control systems and the value lifecycle advisory services can bring to help you meet aggressive build schedules and reduce installation time.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 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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