Info Management
Figure 1: An example of CANopen IoT cloud connection path. Courtesy: CAN in Automation
Info Management March 9, 2019

The benefits of CANopen IoT

CANopen Internet of Things (IoT) is intended for networks without embedded internet protocol support, allowing access to local and remote CANopen networks using web protocols and communication services.

By Oskar Kaplun
A robotic car controlled by an ultra-low power hybrid chip is placed into an arena to demonstrate its ability to learn and collaborate with another robot. Courtesy: Allison Carter, Georgia Tech
Info Management March 8, 2019

Low-power hybrid chip makes small robots more capable

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology demonstrated robotic cars that use an ultra-low power hybrid chip to give palm-sized robots the ability to collaborate and learn from their experiences like the human brain does. See video.

By John Toon
HMI, OI
Figure 1: Advanced consumer electronics have motivated operators to expect rich and intuitive human-machine interfaces on all types of equipment, as well as convenient mobile access. Courtesy: Opto 22
HMI, OI March 11, 2019

Gaining the edge in automation

Edge computing advances give users more options for architecting automation systems as well as flexible communication and programming choices.

By Benson Hougland
Mobility
Courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Mobility March 20, 2019

Industrial mobile robot standards being developed

Industrial mobile robots (IMRs) have a lot of potential for manufacturers looking to enhance productivity, but standards are needed.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
PLM, Control Design
PLM, Control Design October 11, 2018

Vote now for 2019 Engineers’ Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Review finalists and vote by using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 4, 2019.)

By Amanda Pelliccione
Manufacturing IT, MES
Manufacturing IT, MES March 20, 2019

Realizing the potential and benefits of an MES

Companies with a manufacturing execution system (MES) often generate a good initial return on investment (ROI), but there is a great deal of potential companies don't realize.

By Conrad Leiva
Industrial PCs
Industrial PCs March 21, 2019

Supercomputer developed to explore science and engineering breakthroughs

Argonne National Laboratory’s exascale computer, Aurora, will launch in 2021 and will support machine learning and data science workloads alongside traditional modeling and simulation workloads.

By Argonne National Laboratory