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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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The Best Use PLM

A new report from AberdeenGroup Inc.
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Grow Your Learning Pool

“Knowledge is the only instrument of production that is not subject to diminishing returns.” — J.M. Clark.
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AS-I Safety Module

The SB-INT-01 AS-Interface Safety at Work Module is IP67 protected and is equipped with two safety rated solid-state inputs, making it well suited for interfacing with light curtains and safety laser
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VFD Cable Additions

Five Large AWG Symmetrical Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) cables and five Signal Brake Pair VFD cables have been added to the vendor’s line of flexible VFD cables for industrial AC motor drive applica
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Bipolar Chopper Drive

As the latest in the vendor’s drive family of products, the DCS4020 bipolar chopper drive is designed for easy set up and use.
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Profile: William J. (Willy) Geary

William J. (Willy) Geary, of Renton, Wash., is president of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) for 2006.
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Indian BPOs Eye Automation

It is no news that the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in India is growing at a phenomenal pace. But Indian BPO costs are rising as salaries and expectations also rise.
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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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Vision Software Tool Suite

The Vision 8 Development Module is a comprehensive suite of vision software tools that engineers, integrators and machine builders can use to improve system efficiency and save money by increasing qu
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Isolated Analog Modules

Four new isolated analog modules are part of the vendor’s flagship SNAP Ethernet systems family. The SNAP-AIARMS-i can be used for applications involving AC/DC current measurement.
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