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How 3D Printing Will Impact Industrial Automation
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How 3D Printing Will Impact Industrial Automation

Multiple technology approaches, the ability to print using many different types of materials, and decreasing costs are poised to make 3D printing a game changer for the global automation market. But is industry prepared for the potential negative impact on intellectual property rights?
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Schneider Electric Deploys Baxter
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Schneider Electric Deploys Baxter

Humanoid robot capable of working alongside humans is now testing circuit breakers at Schneider Electric’s plant in Missouri.
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Mining Data to Improve Downtime
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Mining Data to Improve Downtime

Your plant floor data is a repository of informational gold. Have you started digging yet?
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Enhanced Automation Programming Environment

Automation Studio Version 2.5 is an integrated Windows development environment for control, visualization, motion and communication that provides users with production and service support during progr
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Energy Management for Cost Avoidance

An enterprise energy management system is helping argonne national laboratory to avoid big costs caused by electrical voltage sags, while better controlling energy-related costs.
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RFID Talent Shortage

Deployment of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology continues to be hampered by a shortage of individuals skilled in the technology, according to a recent survey by the Computing Technology
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Thin, Flexible Magnetic Material

Reance SF combines the magnetic strength of up to 5.0MGOe with flexibility never before seen in a high energy magnet, says the vendor.
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High Efficiency Motors, Drives

The Ecoheart family of high efficiency permanent magnet motors and drives is targeted at OEMs, enabling them to create their own customized drive systems.
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Next Generation Smart Relays

The next generation of the vendor’s SmartRelay line includes firmware, hardware and software upgrades, as well as a new expansion module.
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Upgraded Network-based Control

Strengthened network and communication functions and new pulse width output modules are among upgrades to Stardom, the vendor’s open network control system.
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A Network Babel Fish

In the Douglas Adams novel, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” the Babel Fish was a universal translator that helped Arthur Dent navigate his way through many extraterrestrial experiences with al
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HMI Market Set to Grow

Greater compliance with environmental regulations and the need for integrating plant floor automation is driving global demand for human-machine interface (HMI) systems, according to a recent study fr
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