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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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Servo System Breeds New Kind of Cartoner

Carton forming, filling and sealing are all integrated in a single unit that occupies minimal space on the factory floor.
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Detect Contrast Difference

The DK12-11/124/136 Contrast Sensor is intended to provide reliable reference mark detection in a compact and rugged metal housing.
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The 2006 scholarship recipients include:

Dinh Quang Lam, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore. A native of Vietnam, Dinh Quang Lam will graduate from Singapore Polytechnic in 2006 with a degree in Electrical and Computer Control Engineering.
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Brushless DC Motor System

The BLF series brushless DC motor system adopts a new design for its motor, gearhead and driver. High-performance speed control is achieved with an increased speed range of 80 to 4,000 rpm.
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Ruggedized Notebook PC

A new spill-resistant keyboard has been incorporated into the vendor’s Black Hawk ruggedized notebook PC to keep spilled liquids away from the internal components.
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Washing Out Energy Costs

One integrated pulp and paper manufacturer was able to reap big energy savings by applying multivariable control technology to its pulp washing process.
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Advanced H2S Sensing

Thanks to what is billed as a breakthrough in electrochemical cell sensor technology, the TS Series Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Detectors provide advanced protection against the deadly hazards of hydrogen su
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Fieldbus Foundation Scholarships Awarded

The Fieldbus Foundation has announced the 2006 recipients of the James O. Gray-Fieldbus Foundation Educational Scholarship. The program honors the memory of James O.
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Nuclear Batteries for Wireless Sensors

Electric power supply is the single most difficult constraint for industrial wireless sensor design. Present-day commercial products rely on chemical batteries.
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Linux for Industrial Applications

Blue Collar Linux is an implementation of GNU/Linux that provides a way to quickly embed Linux for industrial-based applications.
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