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Honeywell Targets Upstream Oil and Gas with Software and Services

Digital Suites for Oil and Gas can improve production performance by 3-5 percent, helping users to keep assets running and get more resources out of the ground.
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Adaptive Robots
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Adaptive Robots

Following the sensation created by new adaptive robots like Big Dog, research in this area continues to deliver exciting news. The newest development is a robot that can re-learn how to walk with a broken leg in less than two minutes.
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Why Lead Integrators Are Important to the Future of Manufacturing
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Lead Integrators and the Future of Manufacturing

A new level of partnership between manufacturers and automation solution providers aims to fill the engineering skills gap.
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ControlLogix-to-LonWorks Connectivity

SlotServer is an interface module that allows users to interface third-party devices using LonWorks to the Allen Bradley ControlLogix 1757 platform.
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Smart, High-speed Sensing

The ZS smart measurement sensor combines 2D CMOS imaging with precise laser measurement to create a high-speed, high sensitivity inspection system.
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Compact Robot Controller

Well-suited for robotic applications such as small-part handling, assembly and packaging small items such as cell phones, the NXC100 controller is billed as one of the smallest controllers in its clas
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Single-Camera Bin-Picking

Three-dimensional (3D) vision systems often rely on stereo techniques, using views from two separate cameras, or two images taken from different positions by the same camera.
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CiA Meetings Set

CAN in Automation (CiA,—the Erlangen, Germany-based international users’ and manufacturers organization that develops and supports CAN-based higher-layer protocols—has scheduled upcom
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High-performance Stepper Drives

STAC6-Si High Performance Stepper Drives are programmable for stand-alone operation with easy-to-use Si Programmer Windows-based software with integrated tuning.
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No People Allowed

As an extension to the C4000 family of safety light curtains, the C4000 Palletizer incorporates pattern recognition technology that eliminates the need for muting sensors.
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Standalone or Networked DCS

The T2550 controller is the first in the vendor’s low-cost Foxboro A2 distributed control system line to bundle full process control and I/O functionality in a compact, field-mountable baseplate and t
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Vision-guided Robotics: In Search of the Holy Grail

While vision-guided robot “bin-picking” of randomly located parts has long proved an elusive goal, there are signs that the technology may now finally be set to emerge.
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Foundation Fieldbus gets Safety Approval

The Fieldbus Foundation ( has announced that TÜV Anlagentechnik GmbH, Automation, Software and Information Technology (, a global, independent and accredited
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