Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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Robots vs. jobs: Jobs win
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Robots are motion-controlled automation. Automation and robots create jobs. When automation and robotics are discussed and applied without appropriate communications, they make some plant-floor workers worry about continued employment. Truth is (and this isn’t necessarily intuitive when robots are first introduced to... Read More

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Data integration is key for overall equipment effectiveness ratings
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Often various industries need to pull together disparate information for reporting purposes. Integration with heterogeneous data sources is often complicated, confusing, or a multi-step process. Many... Read More

System integrators worldwide expect revenue growth in 2013
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The majority of independent system integration companies questioned in a global survey believe the outlook for the automation industry will improve in 2013. The first-ever survey of system... Read More

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Next-generation control engineer advice
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Ask an engineer about the future of engineering and you are sure to elicit an intense and lively response. Case in point: an ongoing discussion thread among the LinkedIn Automation & Control... Read More

Calendar 2013: shows, events, conferences related to Control Engineering
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Automation, control, and instrumentation shows, events, conferences, and training in 2013, included the what's shown below. For additional training opportunities also see Control Engineering... Read More

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Video: Baxter the robot
A robot can do some of the unskilled tasks that every plant has. Control Engineering's Peter Welander talks to Scott Eckert, Rethink Robotics CEO, at Automate 2013.
View video about how robot designs are changing.
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Barrel sensors for tight spaces
Barrel sensors for tight spaces

Turck's EG05K and EH04K barrel sensors are 15mm shorter than the standard EG05 and EH04... Read More

Configurable modular industrial Ethernet switch
Configurable modular industrial Ethernet switch

Belden's MSP30 Layer 3 configurable modular industrial Ethernet switch offers extensive... Read More

Apps for Engineers: Conversion applications
Apps for Engineers: Conversion applications

Unit Conversion FLIB Android: 4.0+ Cost: Free Company: Ten Days One App Flib is a unit... Read More

Laser shaft alignment tool helps increase machine life
Laser shaft alignment tool helps increase machine life

The Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool is designed to deliver precise shaft condition... Read More

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