Mobile Robot Safety Standard Published
R15.08 Part One is the first type-C standard for mobile robots from the Robotics Industry Association; it is expected to reduce costs as well as lower risk and liability for end-users.
Feb 25th, 2021
Work on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Standards Begins
Hoping to clear the path for the development of AI and machine learning standards, the Securing Artificial Intelligence Industry Specification Group has released a report highlighting the field’s predominant challenges.
Feb 12th, 2021
Plug-and-Play Safety Sensors
The installation of safety sensors has, traditionally, been a long and expensive process, but newer safety sensor models are changing the requirements of this process.
Mar 27th, 2020
Check out The Cobot Spot from Universal Robots
Looking for automation solutions for packaging and palletizing? This is your destination for all things cobot. Whether it’s webinars, video case studies or product information, you’ll find it all in this one spot.
Aug 31st, 2020
Wall Mount Enclosures Feature Simpler and Faster Assembly
The AX/KX enclosures from Rittal offer improved features and new opportunities for value creation.
Mar 18th, 2020
Centralizing Your Systems
Not having a centralized system is a risk to your organization, as it can make everyone incapable of accessing key information and can leave important data unprotected and vulnerable to cyberattacks.
Mar 16th, 2020
Machine Safety Implications for OEMs and End Users
From legacy retrofitting costs to the effects of environmental factors and varying global standards, ensuring functional machine safety is no simple task. That’s why proper risk assessments, involving all stakeholders, are critical.
Mar 9th, 2020
CP5 Series 120 W Power Supplies
The CP5 series power supplies include seven 120W models with output voltages of 12-15VDC, 24-28VDC and 48-56VDC. This series provides long service lifetime and compact size and expands the series from 120W to 480W.
Feb 1st, 2021
Seven Ways to Increase Efficiency with Networked Machine Safety
Though safety circuits have traditionally been independent of the network, taking steps to ensure machine safety is essential regardless of how safety circuits are connected. These steps are some ways to increase efficiency and safety on your plant floor.
Linda Caron, CSME
Feb 21st, 2020
What is Functional Machine Safety?
In this episode, we connect with Todd Mason-Darnell and Pamela Horbacovsky of Omron Automation to understand what the term 'functional machine safety' means and how it applies to end users and OEMs when assessing new and legacy equipment.
Feb 14th, 2020
New MicroHAWK V/F400 and V/F300 Series Smart Cameras
Industrial automation solutions provider Omron Automation Americas recently launched the V/F400 and V/F300 Series Smart Cameras, the latest additions to its popular MicroHAWK line that combines code reading and vision inspection capabilities into a single
Feb 7th, 2020
Siemens Partners with Arm on Automotive Electronics Design
In its Pave360 digital twin technology, Siemens is using Arm’s intellectual property to help automakers and suppliers simulate and verify designs before the vehicle is built.
Jan 23rd, 2020