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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

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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Reusable Robotics Software Modules

Reusable Robotics Software Modules

Expanding its FAST application toolbox, Lenze adds standardized and reusable robotics software modules that don’t require previous knowledge of robotics for users to be able to integrate kinematics in
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Guard Against Fire And Gases

The HazardWatch Integrated Fire & Gas Detection System is designed to help process and plant engineers protect their operations, equipment and staff from fire and combustible gases.
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Inexpensive Industrial Rfid System

Designed as an inexpensive RFID system for fast, economical, on-the-fly industrial data tracking, the BIS M system operates at industry standard 13.56MHz frequency.
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A Google Of Things

“Suppliers are wrong who think the road to long-term success is giving away non-standard software with their non-standard chips.”
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Frequent Measurement Key To Performance Management

Manufacturing performance correlates directly to frequency of measurement, yet 84 percent of manufacturing companies are still relying on spreadsheets and ad hoc performance monitoring despite the ava
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Color Mapping Finds Upsets

PlantTriage Performance Supervision Software now includes a color-coded Process Interaction Map to enable users to quickly identify the most important process interactions and find the root cause of p
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Compact I/O Modules

The LioN Series of compact I/O modules for DeviceNet and Profibus-DP applications is comprised of two housing styles—the LioN-S and LioN-M.
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Harmonize Standards For Lower Cost

By forcing automation suppliers to stretch their resources to maintain redundant product lines, manufacturers are raising the cost of suppliers to produce this equipment.
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Emerson And Siemens To Expand Interface Support

Emerson Process Management ( and Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D, announced on July 11 their expansion of system interfaces to enable both com
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Burn Dvds In The Factory

Because of the continually increasing amount of data that must be stored for a production process, CD burners are at their limits, says the vendor.
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Inductive Analog Proximity Sensors

A line of inductive analog proximity sensors is designed to deliver highly precise non-contact proximity, position and distance sensing for metal objects.
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