Interact Analysis projects there will be an annual growth rate of the order of 15 to 20% leading to 2028 in the collaborative robot market. Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Robotics January 22, 2021

Collaborative robot market predicted to surge

The collaborative robot market, led by China and the United States, is predicted to thrive over the next several years after a difficult period due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Interact Analysis
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PLCs, PACs January 18, 2021

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles Jan. 11-17, 2021

Articles about programmable logic controllers (PLCs), top 5 VFD parameter changes explained, cybersecurity and the rise of IT-enable OT system, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Jan. 11-17, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
AI and Machine Learning January 15, 2021

How AI can help food manufacturers improve maintenance

A more practical approach is needed for the every-day decisions that keep operations running effectively and artificial intelligence can help food manufacturers improve overall maintenance.

By Marcel Koks
Mechanical engineering professor Carlo Scalo and his research team use supercomputers to develop models that efficiently simulate vortex flow phenomena. Courtesy: Rebecca McElhoe, Purdue University
Simulators, Optimizers January 22, 2021

Turbulence model developed to help aircraft capable of handling extreme scenarios

Purdue University researchers have developed a modeling approach that simulates the entire process of a vortex collision at a reduced computational time, which could help aircraft responds appropriately.

By Kayla Wiles
MIT researchers have developed an automated way to design customized hardware, or “brains,” that speeds up a robot’s operation. Courtesy: Jose-Luis Olivares, MIT
Robotics January 21, 2021

Designing customized robot brains for critical applications

By Daniel Ackerman
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Process Manufacturing January 9, 2021

How digital twins can help process simulations

By Eckard Eberle
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Ethernet January 21, 2021

TSN helping pharmaceutical manufacturers improve operations

By Thomas Burke
An illustration of bilayer graphene showing the characteristic Moiré pattern that results from the rotation of one layer. Courtesy: Nikhil Gerard Josephraj Kishore, Penn State University
System Integration January 20, 2021

Grant awarded to investigate acoustic graphene properties

By Gabrielle Stewart
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 December 14, 2020

How to acquire trained talent through new learning opportunities

By Laura Mabikafola