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Observation wheel demonstrates safety with a view
Observation wheel demonstrates safety with a view

Case study: Automation’s attention to safety, reliability, and ease of implementation at the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye Observation Wheel.Read More

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Implementing remote technical training
Implementing remote technical training

By using an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) gateway, or a remotely-controlled PC, critical how-to skill-based training can be made available to engineering students anywhere there’s an Internet... Read More

China's robotics market is poised for rapid domestic, global expansion
China's robotics market is poised for rapid domestic, global expansion

China's robotics market is making major strides thanks to a generous business climate and a domestic market that is largely unautomated and ripe for potential. The industry is also taking aim beyond... Read More

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Integrated Drive Systems from Siemens:
Your Electromechanical Design, Optimized

Being productive is more difficult when electromechanical systems are designed as a collection of individually selected components from multiple vendors. Whether it’s a retrofit or a new build, this approach can lead to overly conservative designs and explains why 54% of engineers say they oversize motors by as much as 50%. Learn more.
Autonomous mobile robot benefits and innovations
Autonomous mobile robot benefits and innovations

Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are one of the latest and most innovative automation solutions on the market and have a greater degree of autonomy, which make them ideal for Lean operations.Read More

Researchers develop virtual-reality testing ground for drones
Researchers develop virtual-reality testing ground for drones

MIT engineers have developed a new virtual-reality training system for drones that enables a vehicle to “see” a rich, virtual environment while flying in an empty physical space.Read More

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Read, search, download, and share the digital edition of Control Engineering. Topics this month include: the 2018 Salary and Career Survey, robot standards and safety, and interoperability. Read it on your computer or tablet now.
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PLC Digital Report
Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) represent the logic (decision) part of the control loop of sense, decide, and actuate. As we know, PLCs aren’t the only option for making decisions in a control loop, but they are likely why you’re here. This digital report focuses on PLC programming, support-focused enterprise controls, and how they compare against proprietary robotic controls. Learn more.
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IIoT Webcast Series 2018, Part Two: The role of connectivity in collaborative projects
This webcast will look at how engineers develop products, execute projects, and sustain productivity–with support from a cyber-physical world. IIoT supports digital transformation. Going forward, decisions made as to how industrial enterprises, and project managers, can leverage a maturing IIoT market, will have impact.

Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Emerson Reliability Solutions, Epicor, Kepware Technologies, Oracle +NetSuite, Universal Robots
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Digital discrete output module
Digital discrete output module

Opto 22's GRC-OAC-12 digital output module can switch up to 12 separate ac loads of 12 to 250 Vac... Read More

Controller for remote monitoring and control applications
Controller for remote monitoring and control applications

Bedrock Automation's OSA Remote controller combines PLC, RTU, and edge control as well as intrinsic... Read More

Vision measuring system series for inspection applications
Vision measuring system series for inspection applications

Mitutoyo America Corporation's Vision Measuring System product offerings for users to meet their... Read More

Wireless vibration and shock sensor
Wireless vibration and shock sensor

LORD Sensing's G-Link-200-OEM sensor is an embedded wireless vibration/shock solution designed to... Read More

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Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2018 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, 2018. Learn more.