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Ladder logic 105: PLC scanning
Ladder logic 105: PLC scanning

Understanding how scanning works in a programmable logic controller (PLC) is something that needs to be addressed for a user regardless of the program being used.Read More

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Disruptive opportunities
Disruptive opportunities

Think again: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industrie 4.0 models bring disruptive opportunities to manufacturing and other increasingly automated industries, augmenting human productivity.... Read More

Communication system assists human-robot teams
Communication system assists human-robot teams

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) presented a method of modeling robot collaboration that could make it easier to design systems that enable humans... Read More

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Business Insight Through Condition Monitoring
Review your approach to condition monitoring and discover your need for an open, scalable, and cost-effective solution that delivers data for operation and maintenance programs. Learn more.
Flying robots communicate, artificial intelligence used for data analytics
Flying robots communicate, artificial intelligence used for data analytics

Executives from Intel and IBM talked about disruptive changes in purchasing thanks to developments in robotics and the cloud. Examples include unmanned robots flying in sync to Beethoven's Fifth... Read More

Support-focused enterprise controls: machine operating modes
Support-focused enterprise controls: machine operating modes

Control applications developed for conveyors often adopt operating modes specific to each area. Area modes are usually a local segment, zone, sector, or multistation conveyor process. Operating modes... Read More

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Engineers' Choice Winners
A total of 27 winners and 27 honorable mentions were named for the 2016 Engineers' Choice Awards, which were voted on by Control Engineering's print and digital audience. The 2016 Engineers' Choice Awards will be presented to the winners on March 21, 2016, in Chicago.
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Celebrating over 40 years of innovation in the United States, Festo is a leading global manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components, and controls for process control and factory automation solutions. Hannover Hall 15, Stand D07. Learn more.
Upcoming Webcast
IIoT Webcast Series 2016, Part One: Effective Change Management
Presenter Stan Schneider will discuss how the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) disruption by exploring leading applications. These use cases highlight disruptive changes common across industries.

He will also review the role of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the rapidly-growing alliance of over 200 companies that form ground zero of the IIoT ecosystem. Finally, he will overview the IIC architecture, early standards, and testbed programs.

Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Atlas Copco, Rittal
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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

Motion control package for precision robotic applications
Motion control package for precision robotic applications

The Festo Motion Control Package (FMCP) is a control system for coordinated motion of up to six... Read More

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The industrial CMOS camera series USB 3 uEye CP from IDS reaches more than 1,000 fps using AOI. Four models are available: UI-3130CP (full-res: 800x600@570fps), UI-3140CP (1280x1024@220fps), UI-3160CP (1920x1200@180fps), UI-3180CP (2592x2048@70fps).
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