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Getting the basics right, first
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Many new technology gadgets can help manufacturing companies, including smartphones, tablets, near field communication, big data analysis tools, 100 MB wireless networks, and virtual systems. However, using these new technologies requires that a company gets the IT basics right, first. In too many companies there is a... Read More

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Motion control: Statue of Liberty rescue elevator
Motion control: Statue of Liberty rescue elevator

Superstorm Sandy damage to the base has been repaired, and the Statue of Liberty reopened July 4. It was closed since November 2012. A $30 million Statue of Liberty renovation, for the interior... Read More

Understanding state-full programming methods
Understanding state-full programming methods

When considering the solution to a programming task, there is generally no shortage of approaches. These typically range from the mundane to the extremely complicated. There is one approach to... Read More

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Explaining an IP67 rating to civilians
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I was listening to the radio the other day, and there was a commercial for a smartphone from a company that isn’t Apple. Such things exist, apparently. Since I depend on my retro iPhone 3s... Read More

Machine Safety: A dashboard would help balance safety and compliance with profitability
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What is a dashboard and how will that help my business?   To my understanding a dashboard is a new way for managing the operations of manufacturing in real time. The goal is to maximize... Read More

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Industrial Modbus gateway expands network connectivity
Industrial Modbus gateway expands network connectivity

The Matrikon Industrial UA Modbus Gateway is housed in a small form factor gateway designed... Read More

Embedded computer platform
Embedded computer platform

Moxa's UC-8100 RISC computer is an embedded computing platform specifically designed for large... Read More

Software platform for robotics series
Software platform for robotics series

Rethink Robotics' Intera 3 is an upgrade to its software platform designed to double the... Read More

Brushless slotless motor for high performance applications
Brushless slotless motor for high performance applications

Portescap's 16ECH brushless motor is designed specifically for high performance applications... Read More

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