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Mobile Operator Interface Gets Key Updates

Exclusive: Mobile Operator Interface Gets Key Updates

Opto 22’s new release of the groov mobile operator interface system features event notifications, a data simulator, development environment improvements, and platform selection options.
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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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Sealed, Enclosed Belt Drives

A series of belt drives ranging from 80mm to 216mm are specifically designed for material handling applications.
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Asymmetric Motivation

What's on columnist Jim Pinto's mind? The manufacturing-based middle class is the nation’s backbone.
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A technology supplier panel discussion included (left to right) Dan Throne, of Bosch Rexroth; John Kowal, of Elau; Graham Harris

Packaging Automation Forum Plays To Packed House

The First Annual Packaging Automation Forum, held May 24 near Chicago, was a resounding success.
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USB Connection for ARCNET

The USB22 Series of Network Interface Modules (NIMs) is billed as the only ARCNET interface providing a cost-effective solution for transferring ARCNET data over high-speed USB.
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Precise Laser Measuring System

The position of moving plant and machine parts can be measured with previously unattainable accuracy using the AMS 200 laser distance measuring device, says the vendor.
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A Team Approach to Packaging Automation

Drawing on a old sports reference, Editorial Content Director Jane Gerold believes: There may be no “I” in “team,” but when it comes to the automation team, there are IT specialists—as well as a host
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"Winning Together" Theme At Siemens Users Conference

The venue was hot—104 degrees hot, in fact, on the opening day of the 2006 Siemens Automation Summit users conference June 6-8 in Las Vegas.
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Help Desks Relieve Computer-Related Headaches

For businesses suffering from computer-related headaches, help desks may be the painkiller.
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Sub-millimeter Position Feedback

The SCS2A/WCS3A PosiTrack Position System is designed to bring fraction-of-a-millimeter position feedback to applications such as overhead monorails, gantry cranes, warehouse automation, galvanizing p
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Extreme Environment Level Transmitter

The Rosemount 3300 Series Guided Wave Radar Level and Interface Transmitter has been expanded to enhance safety and efficiency in extreme environments.
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