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Taking advantage of VFD software
Taking advantage of VFD software

Although VFD manufacturers have made many advances in terms of ease of use, some users still find programming and monitoring with a 2-inch display tedious. This is where VFD programming and monitoring software comes into play.Read More

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Automation president testifies at Congressional subcommittee hearing on advanced robotics
Automation president testifies at Congressional subcommittee hearing on advanced robotics

Jeff Burnstein, the president of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) , testified before the House of Representatives subcommittee on commerce, manufacturing, and trade on how the current... Read More

Testbed for sending sensor data to the cloud approved
Testbed for sending sensor data to the cloud approved

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has approved a testbed on sensor-to-the-cloud connectivity called the Smart Manufacturing Connectivity for Brownfield Sensors Testbed, which is being carried... Read More

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Introducing Universal Robots+
Universal Robots+ is the world's first "app store" for cobots; an online showroom, featuring a wide selection of accessories, end-effectors and software designed to work flawlessly with UR robots. Hit the ground running when creating your next robot application. Learn more.
Packaging operation increases by half with planning, wireless, mobility
Packaging operation increases by half with planning, wireless, mobility

Cover Story: System integrator upgrades a cherry packaging operation at Prima Frutta, for a 50% production increase, using Ethernet, wireless, and mobility technologies, along with extensive planning... Read More

Tolerance-based machining for improving CNC process
Tolerance-based machining for improving CNC process

Tolerance-based machining is designed to help automate the computer numeric control (CNC) programming process, speed up delivery times, improve quality and consistency, and eliminate 2-D drawings... Read More

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2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering's 2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40 have made a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions. Learn more about the Leaders Under 40.
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Simplifying IoT Value Creation: Physical Infrastructure and Wireless Sensing
Presenter Dan McGrath will discuss how to build a strong physical infrastructure foundation for innovation as well as easy to deploy wireless sensing solution kit approach to bring in contextual data for data analytics and value generation.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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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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2016 System Integration Research
Respondents to the Control Engineering 2016 System Integration Study identified five high-level findings regarding the impact of integrating systems today. Access the full report.