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On the Edge
Mobile Operator Interface Gets Key Updates
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Exclusive: Mobile Operator Interface Gets Key Updates

Opto 22’s new release of the groov mobile operator interface system features event notifications, a data simulator, development environment improvements, and platform selection options.
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Trending: Human-Robot Collaboration
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Inside the Human-Robot Collaboration Trend

Specific demands from a range of manufacturing industries are driving the rapid development of cage-free robots that can work alongside or in close proximity to humans. Here’s a look at some of the latest developments.
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A United Industrial Network
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A United Industrial Network

The availability of the Field Device Integration developer tools signals a new era of device interoperability in process automation.
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Bus Protection System

Distributed bus protection simplifies field wiring through flexible mounting and simple expansion capabilities.
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Patent Setback or Reasonable Patent Reform?

Last week the US Supreme Court rejected a biotech industry patent previously granted to Prometheus Laboratories, a Nestle unit.
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Desktop Printers for Light Duty Labeling

Intermec Inc. announced the new PC43d and PC43t desktop printers for light duty labeling applications in transportation, courier, hospitality, manufacturing, warehouse and office environments.
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The Setpoint
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Automation is a Team Sport

A few years ago, I visited the Florida home of Thomas Edison. It provides a wonderful glimpse into the life of one of the world’s most prolific inventors.
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EtherNet/IP Makes Inroads
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EtherNet/IP Accepted as National Standard in China and Korea

ODVA reports increasing acceptance of its industrial Ethernet variant in Asia Pacific region.
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Tapeswitch Corporation: Safety Interface Controller

The PSSR-2 safety interface controller offers integrity monitoring of any presence sensing safety switch, mat, edge and bumper product with an end of the line resistor at a CAT3 PLd SIL2.
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Mintchell Video Report - Four Things I Learned at the MARTS Conference
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Mintchell Video Report - Four Things I Learned at the MARTS Conference

Co-founder and Editor in Chief, Gary Mintchell gave a presentation at the Maintenance and Reliability Technology Summit (MARTS) in Chicago, in mid-March.
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Process Automation Track at The Automation Conference
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Process Automation Track at The Automation Conference

David Greenfield, Media & Events Director, provides an update on the Process Automation track at The Automation Conference.
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Industrial Ethernet Cabling
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Industrial Ethernet: Know Your Cables and Connectors

Though the physical layer of the cables and transmission rates may often be the same, there are number of significant differences between industrial grade and commercial grade Ethernet cables and connectors.
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Omron Industrial Automation: Smart Camera for Pick-and-Place Robots

Vision sensors offer built-in motion tracking and EtherCAT/Ethernet.
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