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Automation World covers news and trends around industrial automation software and hardware for professionals in the discrete and batch/hybrid manufacturing industries.

Putting AIMs to Work

Automated inspection machines help manufacturers meet stringent regulatory standards.
Source: ABB

Mobile Robots Get More Autonomous with Visual SLAM

ABB incorporates Visual SLAM tech with its AMR Studio software to set up and manage mobile robot fleets.

Phoenix Contact and Festo Collaborate on Open-Ecosystem Technology

The combined expertise of Festo and Phoenix Contact in this partnership will likely lead to solutions that address critical issues such as cybersecurity and the integration of...
Source: Bayer Crop Sciences

Scaling OEE to Digitize Lean Manufacturing

Bayer Crop Science shares how it uses Siemens’ Opcenter Intelligence and Insights Hub software to digitally transform its operations around an OEE center point.
Source: Bosch Rexroth

Cartesian Robots Gaining Attention, Again

Prior to the introduction of multi-axis collaborative robots, Cartesian robots were among the more popular robots used in industry. Bosch Rexroth sees interest rising again for...

The Adoption of AI, Digital Twins and More

Gray Solutions highlights the importance of artificial intelligence in different use cases.

Re-Assessing the Executive Role in Industrial Security

As cyber threats to industry escalate, the C-suite and board of directors must take an active role in ensuring the security and resilience of their manufacturing operations.

Products

Product Spotlight: EZ5 Series Human-Machine Interface

EZAutomation, a division of the AVG Group, has released its EZTouch EZ5 series of  HMI/operator interface panels in 4, 7, 8, 10, 12 and 15-inch display sizes with free ...

Fault-Tolerant Edge Computing

Stratus Technologies has released its new Stratus ztC Endurance platform, a new family of fault-tolerant computing platforms for sustainable operations. The platform introduces...
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Robot Gripper Suction Cup

The FLIW (Foam Lip Wide) from Piab is a new addition to the company’s PiGrip series. Configurable in a multitude of combinations, it is well suited for any picking application...
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Hermetically Sealed Position Sensors

Offering rugged operations and performance with low power consumption, Newtek’s HI series of hermetically sealed 4-20 mA LVDTs ensure consistent data output and are offered with...

Videos

ABB AMR with Visual SLAM

The new T702 from ABB is a tug-style autonomous mobile robot (AMR) that uses Visual SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping) navigation to create a 360-degree point cloud ...

Bosch Rexroth's Smart Function Kit

At Automate 2024, we caught up with Richard Vaughn, automation engineering manager at Bosch Rexroth to learn about Bosch Rexroth’s Smart Function Kit for Handling. These...

DigiKey Partners Show Top Automation Products

With more than 15 million products in its inventory, DigiKey has a level of insight into automation technology use few other companies have. This video highlights a few DigiKey...
Source: Automation World

Micropsi Industries’ MIRAI 2 AI for Robots

A key aspect of the MIRAI 2 technology that sets it apart from traditional robot vision systems is its ability to operate without relying on CAD data. Instead, it uses data captured...

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