Motors, Drives November 12, 2018

How to manage multi-vendor motion control architectures

Manufacturers and machine builders may be required to match motors and drives from different brands; careful design considerations can yield successful applications.

By Matt Prellwitz
November 15, 2018

Four ways to encourage manufacturing expansion

In a positive example of collaboration to encourage manufacturing growth, Harting announced a $6 million expansion inside existing Elgin, Ill., facility. Community colleges, government officials, and various organizations worked with Harting and encouraged that growth in four ways.

By Mark T. Hoske
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 November 10, 2018

IIoT server architecture designed with platform independence, interoperability

The FDT IIoT Server (FITS) architecture has been empowered with full platform independence and is designed to be deployable on a Microsoft-, Linux-, or macOS-based operating system.

By FDT Group
Recent Content
Upgrades to www.controleng.com include more logically organized content, faster loading pages, and better mobile access. Courtesy: Control Engineering, CFE Media
Educational November 20, 2018

Five reasons to appreciate the new www.controleng.com site

Think Again: Website redesigns can cause user discomfort, but you’ll like the new Control Engineering website in five major ways.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: CFE Media
AI and Machine Learning November 19, 2018

Energy-efficient memory developed to spur new computer applications

Researchers at Stanford University have developed spin-orbit torque technology designed for data-intensive computing applications like artificial intelligence and machine learning (ML).

By Andrew Myers
AutomationDirect’s ReeR MOSAIC safety controller system is modular, expandable, and configurable for managing all safety functions of a single machine or an entire plant. Courtesy: AutomationDirect
PLCs, PACs November 19, 2018

Safety integrated controller system

AutomationDirect’s ReeR MOSAIC safety controller system is modular, expandable, and configurable for managing all safety functions of a single machine or an entire plant.

By AutomationDirect
Courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Robotics November 18, 2018

Four challenges for aerospace robots

The aerospace industry is a tough, exacting industry. Robot users and integrators face challenges such as increased human-robot collaboration and the constant demand for precision and efficiency.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Courtesy: CFE Media
System Integrators November 17, 2018

How integrators are staying ahead of machine and embedded vision trends

There are many innovations available for integrators to choose from as machine and embedded vision technology continues to evolve.

By AIA
Webcast

Webcast: Repair Best Practices to Maintain Motor Efficiency

November 30, 2018
3PM PT | 5PM CT | 7PM ET

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.
Webcast

Webcast: The Importance of Edge Computing in Industrial Transformation

December 4, 2018
3PM PT | 5PM CT | 7PM ET

Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion from CFE Media