Discrete Manufacturing

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Discrete Manufacturing January 18, 2022

Control Engineering January 2022 online table of contents

Control Engineering is producing 10 print/digital editions this year because of printing and postage costs, AND we want to ensure you have easy access to as much content as ever with two Control Engineering Insider editions in 2022, January and November.

By CFE Media
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Discrete Manufacturing December 21, 2021

Chinese manufacturing struggling to retain momentum

Chinese manufacturing is struggling to keep pace after a very strong 2020 due to heavy levels of demand, but the overall picture remains positive.

By Adrian Lloyd
Omron Foundation made a donation to California State University, Chico (Chico State) for an expanded mechatronics laboratory and classroom space. Courtesy: Omron Automation Americas
Mechatronics February 12, 2020

Donation made for mechatronics lab at university

Omron Foundation made a donation to California State University, Chico (Chico State) for an expanded mechatronics laboratory and classroom space.

By Omron Automation
Courtesy: Virtual Training Week from CFE Media and Technology and Applied Manufacturing Technology
Machine Safety October 15, 2021

How safety validation is changing in an IIoT, Industry 4.0, smart manufacturing world

Modern advances in controls and connectivity are increasing considerations for safety validations, according to an Oct. 20 CFE Media and Technology Virtual Training Week course.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Motors, Drives January 17, 2022

Top 5 Control Engineering articles January 10-16, 2022

Articles about the most-viewed articles of 2021, machine learning, motor nameplates, the IT/OT relationship and LV drive trends were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from January 10-16, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
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Sensors, Vision December 17, 2021

Industrial networks delivering bandwidth for vision sensors

CoaXPress 2.0 (CXP 2.0) and 10GigE Vision (10 GigE) are the two most popular interfaces for machine vision and discrete sensors; CXP 2.0 has advantages in flexibility, speed, bandwidth and cable length.

By Donal Waide
Robotics January 14, 2022

Four-legged robot designed to deliver packages

USC Viterbi researchers created a control algorithm that allows quadruped robots to adapt to unknowns in their environment, making them better-suited for delivering packages and other items in warehouse and other areas. See video.

By Avni Shah