Wednesday, June 1, 2016
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Binary-coded decimals and PLCs
Binary-coded decimals and PLCs

Binary-coded decimal (BCD) is a class of binary encodings of decimal numbers where each decimal is represented by a fixed number of bits, usually four or eight, which goes against the way humans compute data. This disconnect can cause problems for programmable logic controller (PLC) users.Read More

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Artificial intelligence that programs itself to change the conversation
Artificial intelligence that programs itself to change the conversation

Siri CEO Dag Kittlaus demonstrated Viv, which is an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that enables developers to distribute their products through an intelligent, conversational interface.Read More

Filling the technology gap in the warehouse
Filling the technology gap in the warehouse

Many startups and established companies are looking to fill the void after Kiva Robotics' technology, warehouse software systems, and robots were removed from the marketplace after they were acquired... Read More

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Software Solution For Online Condition Monitoring
NI InsightCM provides insight into the health of critical and auxiliary rotating equipment to optimize machine performance, maximize uptime, reduce maintenance costs, and increase safety. Learn more.
Mobile robotics company expands into North American market
Mobile robotics company expands into North American market

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) announced that it has opened a U.S. office and its autonomous mobile robot, the MiR100, will be available to North American companies. The MiR100 is designed for... Read More

Engineering career advice from the 2016 Control Engineering salary survey
Engineering career advice from the 2016 Control Engineering salary survey

Many subscribers taking the 2016 Control Engineering salary survey provided write-in advice about engineering careers; education, workplace strategies, and project management are among engineering... Read More

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IIoT Digital Report
It's clear by now that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a transformative manufacturing strategy that will improve operations, reduce cost and increase quality and safety. This digital report is one of the many ways CFE Media will educate audiences on the importance of IIoT.
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Sony’s 5MP sensor in IDS’ USB 3 camera
Sony IMX250 (2448x2048, 75fps, C/M) and Sony IMX264 in our USB 3 uEye CP industrial camera meet very high demands on image quality. IMX264 sensor causes less speed (41fps) but less costs. Available in summer 2016. Learn more.
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IIoT Webcast Series 2016, Part Two: Information Management for IIoT
Presenter Sal Spada will focus on the current state of IIoT technology and trends, ways modern data management and data storage influences IIoT adoption, and how manufacturers are currently utilizing IIoT technology to affect change in their operation.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Beckhoff Automation, Epicor, Kepware, Red Lion, and Rittal
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Robot controller family for digital factory applications
Robot controller family for digital factory applications

ABB's OmniCore robot controller family is designed to provide flexibility for integrating robots... Read More

PLC family for machine and control systems
PLC family for machine and control systems

FactoryMation's XGB programmable logic controller (PLC) family from LS Industrial is designed to... Read More

Modular system solution with safe power distribution
Modular system solution with safe power distribution

Woehner's CrossBoard is a modular system solution with which safe power distribution up to 100 A... Read More

Motor for general purpose manufacturing markets
Motor for general purpose manufacturing markets

Siemens' SIMOTICS AboveNEMA MV449 frame is designed for general purpose markets and features a... Read More

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Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40 program to those who have made significant contributions to their plant and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions. Nominees must be working professionals who are under the age of 40 as of Sept. 1, 2016.
Nominations close: June 24, 2016.