Global semiconductor sales by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) is expected to increase 16% in 2020 with solid increases expected in 2021 and 2022.
Giving operators on the manufacturing floor a simple and clear-cut philosophy for alarm management with a simple and clear-cut system can help reduce downtime and improve overall automation and efficiency.
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Testing a direct drive and geared rotary servomotor shows there are some significant differences between the two when actually put into practice.
An optical sensor is being used with the satellite Hugo to detect greenhouse gas emissions from outer space.
MIT researchers offer insight on the challenges and potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and how they will change the nature of work.