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Dual-arm concept robot makes North American debut
Dual-arm concept robot makes North American debut

To meet the agile production scenarios frequently found in the consumer electronics industry and increasingly in other market sectors, the proposed concept includes a flexible gripper, camera-based part location, plus all the features that are well known from ABB's state-of-the-art robot controller, the IRC5. In... Read More

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Robot builds on insights into Atlantic razor clam dynamics
Robot builds on insights into Atlantic razor clam dynamics

The Atlantic razor clam uses very little energy to burrow into undersea soil at high speed. Now a detailed insight into how the animal digs has led to the development of a robotic clam that can... Read More

PLCopen part 4 blurs the lines among PLCs, robotic, and motion control
PLCopen part 4 blurs the lines among PLCs, robotic, and motion control

More end users are asking for robots, motion controllers, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) to be programmed in familiar PLC languages, which are easier for machine builder programmers to... Read More

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More from 1955... Keep the right kind of records to protect your patentable ideas
More from 1955... Keep the right kind of records to protect your patentable ideas

Happy 60th, Control Engineering! Our magazine first published in September 1954. This monthly column in 2014 will resurrect some of our favorite material from the 1954 and 1955 issues. Technologies... Read More

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, March 17-23
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, March 17-23

1. Sniffing out an intermittent high-voltage fault Application Update: Troubleshoot a high-voltage electrical fault and see recommended solutions.  2. PLCopen part 4 blurs the lines among... Read More

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CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 170 engineering-related applications for Android and iOS operating systems, that were created by various companies. The app will help users do their jobs better and save time, providing a "pre-sort" of relevant mobile engineering applications loaded with various calculators, catalogs, file viewers, measurement tools and more.
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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

EC: SL series stacklights
EC: SL series stacklights

The SL Series is Eaton's newest range of stacklight solutions designed to improve control over key... Read More

EC: mGuard Secure Cloud
EC: mGuard Secure Cloud

The mGuard Secure Cloud (mSC) from Phoenix Contact is a web-based service that allows FL mGuard... Read More

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