Mark Howard

Mark Howard, North America country manager, EU Automation


Robotics February 7, 2020

Getting the best from your robot investment

Investing in a robot for an automation project is an ongoing process and requires the user to perform risk assessments and get a clear picture of what the robot’s purpose is in the project.

By Mark Howard
HMI, OI May 30, 2019

It’s time the mobile HMI caught up

Mobile human-machine interfaces (HMIs) have evolved over the last decade and offer a lot of potential value on the plant floor, but there are perceived cybersecurity and risk management issues for many users that need to be overcome.

By Mark Howard
Vision and Discrete Sensors January 8, 2019

Shaft encoders versus bearingless encoders: Technology types, applications

Should shaft encoders or bearingless encoders be used? Should capacitive, magnetic, or inductive encoder sensors be used? Where should design engineers deploy each encoder type and why?

By Mark Howard
Discrete Manufacturing April 16, 2016

Encoders for ultra-slow motion control

Inside Machines: Encoders and speed sensors play a critical role for many motion control applications, such as industrial test and measurement, automation, security and surveillance systems as well as many other applications.

By Mark Howard
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