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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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Panel Connection Distance Extended

The CP69xx “Economy” Control Panels feature improved HMI hardware with enhanced features at a cost of 20 percent to 40 percent less than earlier designs, says the vendor.
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John Ross, Chief Executive Officer, Citect

Citect CEO Excited to be There

John Ross, newly named chief executive officer at Citect, following Schneider Electric’s acquisition of the company, talks with Automation World Editor in Chief Gary Mintchell.
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St?ubli Partners With Cognex

The agreement targets the market for vision-guided robotics.
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GE Energy: Optimizing In Asia

A new Customer Application Center in Singapore will provide hands-on learning for industrial customers.
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Frequent Measurement Key to Performance Management

Technology remains under-utilized as performance gap among companies widens.
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Automation Federation Names Managing Director

Bruno L. Kisala brings significant development and leadership experience in military, civil and commercial endeavors to the new association position.
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Automation To Keep Gasoline Pure in India

Indian Oil Corp. has embarked a project to fight adulteration through automation of its retail outlets.
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The Mechatrolink Members Association is a Japan-based user organization dedicated to the development and promotion of the Mechat

Phoenix Contact Supports Mechatrolink

The standard provides a cost-effective solution for multi-axis servo systems.
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Emerson and Siemens to Expand Interface Support

Technology exchange between the two companies will extend interoperability and end-user benefits.
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Active Power's CoolAir technology combines a flywheel, compressed air and thermal energy storage to provide backup power.

Battery-free Backup Advances

New technology combines three environmentally friendly energy storage techniques for use in uninterruptible power supplies.
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