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Autonomous robot designed to keep pace with humans safely
Autonomous robot designed to keep pace with humans safely

Engineers at MIT have designed an autonomous robot with socially aware navigation that is designed to keep pace with foot traffic while observing these general codes of pedestrian conduct.Read More

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Mobile robotics market expected to grow
Mobile robotics market expected to grow

Heavy investments by mobile robot manufacturers to increase their production, as well as rising automation across various application segments such as automotive, manufacturing, defense and security,... Read More

Hot topics for Control Engineering, July through June
Hot topics for Control Engineering, July through June

Think Again: Hot topics in Control Engineering, from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017, include PID topics, System Integrator Giants, motor power, and programming help, among other topics.Read More

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New Piezo Motor with Integrated Optical Encoder
MICROMO launches new Piezo LEGS® Linear 6N motor (LL06). As the next generation of the Piezo LEGS® LL10, the LL06 features an integrated high-resolution optical encoder, slimmer design and options for guides that steer the drive rod. Learn more.
Collaborative robots used to fill human labor gap
Collaborative robots used to fill human labor gap

Tennplasco, a plastic injection molding company based in Lafayette, Tenn., used collaborative robots on their assembly line to help fill their labor shortage, which remains a problem for... Read More

Four tips to improve machine vision inspection efficiency
Four tips to improve machine vision inspection efficiency

Machine vision efficiency is at the core of production efficiency and it can be improved by considering lighting techniques, light wavelength and frequency, and more.Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The September issue of Control Engineering includes stories on the Engineering Leaders Under 40, women in engineering, PID benefits and drawbacks, ladder logic, and cloud computing.
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2017 Software, Hardware Report: 5 high-level findings
Respondents to the Control Engineering 2017 HMI Software and Hardware study unveiled five key findings regarding what end users expect and how they purchase or specify human-machine interface (HMI) software and hardware. Access the full 2017 HMI Software and Hardware Report to view the findings. Sponsor: EZAutomation. Learn more.
Upcoming Webcast
When is the best time to move ERP to the cloud?
The time has come, it is said, for small to midsize enterprises (SMEs) to move their ERP systems to the cloud. But why they should do so now, and what it will mean for users, are two very good questions. Companies make the move to save money, to streamline upgrades and guarantee future flexibility. This webcast will look at the benefits, challenges and trade-offs for SMEs that want infrastructure and enterprise applications to support the business without straining non-essential resources.

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Epicor
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Ethernet PLC units with built-in analog IO
Ethernet PLC units with built-in analog IO

AutomationDirect's Click Series of stackable micro brick programmable logic controllers (PLCs)... Read More

Fiber optic microswitch for hazardous environments
Fiber optic microswitch for hazardous environments

Micronor's MR386 fiber optic microswitch paired with a MR380 series controller is designed to be... Read More

Programmable controller for industrial automation projects
Programmable controller for industrial automation projects

AutomationDirect's Productivity1000 programmable logic controller (PLC) is designed to provide... Read More

4-axis SCARA robot for pick-and-place assembly, medical processes
4-axis SCARA robot for pick-and-place assembly, medical processes

Denso Robotics' HSR series of four-axis SCARA robots uses advanced vibration control, a rigid... Read More

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Machine Vision Digital Report
Machine vision isn’t a cure-all, but applications are many more than they used to be, and vision systems and devices are a lot easier and more cost effective to buy and specify, implement, integrate, and use than before. That’s because of advancements in vision system designs, computing power, algorithms, optics, and communications. Learn more.