The AW Top 5: Pulse for May 3, 2013

May 6, 2013
This week’s list shows the interest in how advanced embedded consumer technologies are making their way into the industrial space.

Topping our most popular articles this week is a look at the trends related to the advance of embedded consumer technologies and how they’re making their way into the industrial space. Also, reporting from Hannover Fair 2013, Gary Mintchell explains Germany’s move to Industry 4.0. Here’s the AW Top 5 Pulse for May 3, 2013:

  1. GE Adopts Latest AMD Processors for Industrial Computing
    By David Greenfield, Director of Content/Editor-in-Chief, 5/1/2013
  2. How the Auto Industry Plans to Stay ‘Connected’ to Its Customers
    By Grant Gerke, Contributing Writer, 4/25/2013
  3. The Human-Automation Intersection
    By David Greenfield, Director of Content/Editor-in-Chief, 4/25/2013
  4. The Future of Manufacturing: Industry 4.0
    By Gary Mintchell, Founding Editor, 4/25/2013
  5. How to Decide Between Pneumatic and Electric Actuators
    By David Greenfield, Director of Content/Editor-in-Chief, 8/16/2012

Though big industry trends tend to move slowly—evolving over several years—if you’re interested in taking the pulse of the automation industry’s interest at any given moment, check out Automation World’s Top 5 post every Monday. Statistics are based on visits to all articles posted on for the previous seven days.

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