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Robotic machining used for aerospace applications
Robotic machining used for aerospace applications

Robotic waterjet systems use a mix of water and garnet that exits the waterjet to make precise cuts for an industry that demands perfection.Read More

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Role of CNCs and PLCs in the factory of the future
Role of CNCs and PLCs in the factory of the future

As automation in manufacturing increases, industrial controllers and control systems are becoming more complex and efficient, which will change the role of computer numerical controls (CNCs) and... Read More

Pattern matching improves object location and reduces image-processing overhead
Pattern matching improves object location and reduces image-processing overhead

There are two main approaches to pattern matching: those based on correlation, and geometric pattern matching and both approaches rely on first locating a region or regions of a template image to... Read More

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Robots' benefits in the agricultural industry
Robots' benefits in the agricultural industry

Agricultural robots automate slow, repetitive, and dull tasks for farmers, allowing them to focus more on improving overall production yields, which will be vital as the world's population increases.Read More

Industrial internet, robotics groups agree to liaison
Industrial internet, robotics groups agree to liaison

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the Robot Revolution Initiative (RRI) have agreed to a liaison to maximize interoperability, portability, security, and privacy for the industrial... Read More

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Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The December issue of Control Engineering includes stories on robotic simulation and virtualization, process building blocks, and discrete sensors.
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Control Engineering On-Demand Webcasts
Control Engineering offers you the opportunity to view our webcasts on-demand for valuable information and earn learning units on RCEP-certified webcasts.

View recent webcasts on topics such as the 2017 Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Webcast Series and how cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) can streamline operations.
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Discrete PLC IO modules
Discrete PLC IO modules

AutomationDirect's Productivity2000 programmable logic controller (PLC) system has 50 discrete and... Read More

Rotary position sensor for OEMs and control systems
Rotary position sensor for OEMs and control systems

Curtiss-Wright’s NRH305DR is a no-contact rotary position sensor for original equipment... Read More

IO modules for monitoring control cabinets
IO modules for monitoring control cabinets

B&R Industrial Automation's X20CMR010 and X20CMR111 I/O modules are designed to measure temperature... Read More

Robot transfer units for material handling applications
Robot transfer units for material handling applications

LazerArc's line of robot transfer units are manufactured in floor mounted, elevated, or inverted... Read More

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