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Autonomous Cars and Automotive Manufacturing

To capitalize on this emerging market, suppliers will need to expand their manufacturing capabilities, increase collaboration with non-traditional partners, and accelerate the product development proc
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Troubleshooting: When the Obvious Answer Seems Elusive
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Troubleshooting: When the Obvious Answer Seems Elusive

Though many engineers are familiar with the tried-and-true steps to troubleshooting an automated system, the fastest route to an answer can often go unchecked. How an experience troubleshooting the impact of a power supply on a light curtain reminded one engineer of this often-overlooked solution.
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Industry View

Big Data Analytics Improve Manufacturing Performance

At the ARC European Forum, Intel and Dow Corning detailed how they have used data to make the right operating decisions and save money.
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India To World:Investment Wanted

India has already displaced the United States to become the second-most attractive destination for foreign direct investment among manufacturing investors.
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Innovation Perceptions Change

Perceptions regarding who is primarily responsible for innovation have expanded from the confines of the laboratory to include all employees of a company, according to a study of a cross-section of ma
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Tendril Gets Funding, Appoints CEO

Tendril Networks (, a Boulder, Colo., provider of network operations platform software for wireless sensor and control networks, has secured $5.25 million in Series B funding, the c
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NI?EUR™s LabView is used to program the Lego Mindstorms NXT robot.

Twenty Years for LabView

At his annual NI Week keynote address in Austin, Texas, on Aug.
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Robot Sales Turn Down

New orders received by North American-based robotics companies fell 38 percent in the first half of 2006, according to statistics released by the Robotic Industries Association (RIA, www.roboticsonlin
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U.S. Profibus Organization Celebrates Successful Year

 The Profibus Trade Organization (PTO,, the U.S.
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New Automation World Web Site Launched

  With a goal of better serving the automation community, Automation World has launched a new, enhanced Web site at
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ODVA Publishes Componet Spec

The Open DeviceNet Vendors Association (ODVA, announced on Aug. 21 that the first edition of the CompoNet Specification has been approved by its Technical Review Board.
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Automation World has put a powerful Internet tool in the hands of our readers, with our newly designed Web site.
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Better Product Tracking And Tracing

Product traceability has been an integral part of business operations in most industries for many years.
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