Robot, vision groups form umbrella association

"You are limited only by your creativity and the drive to make it happen,' stated Ross Perot in a keynote address at the Robot & Vision Conference here May 11-13. The biggest challenge for companies handling success is to avoid becoming complacent, he added.Calling creative people a "precious resource," Mr.

06/01/1999


"You are limited only by your creativity and the drive to make it happen,' stated Ross Perot in a keynote address at the Robot & Vision Conference here May 11-13. The biggest challenge for companies handling success is to avoid becoming complacent, he added.

Calling creative people a "precious resource," Mr. Perot told attendees to diligently find and keep these people, reward them promptly when deserved, and listen to team members' ideas. When someone has a good idea, Mr. Perot added they should put in charge of a team to make it happen. If that person lacks leadership experience, he suggested assigning an experienced leader and putting the person with the idea in a prime support role on the team.

In other news at the conference, the Robotics Industry Association and the Automated Imaging Association announced the formation of an umbrella association, the Automation Technology Council. The council will coordinate activities of the two trade associations and will add other associations. Financial data showed that industry sales slowed or decreased for the industries during 1998, though sales rebounded in 1Q99.





No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Big Data and IIoT value; Monitoring Big Data; Robotics safety standards and programming; Learning about PID
Motor specification guidelines; Understanding multivariable control; Improving a safety instrumented system; 2017 Engineers' Choice Award Winners
Selecting the best controller from several viewpoints; System integrator advice for the IIoT; TSN and real-time Ethernet; Questions to ask when selecting a VFD; Action items for an aging PLC/DCS
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years.
Motion control advances and solutions can help with machine control, automated control on assembly lines, integration of robotics and automation, and machine safety.
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Future of oil and gas projects; Reservoir models; The importance of SCADA to oil and gas
Big Data and bigger solutions; Tablet technologies; SCADA developments
SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Jose S. Vasquez, Jr.
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
click me