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Robot Safety Awareness
Jan. 4, 2023
Festo and Sick develop a robot-agnostic curriculum to teach students and industry workers about robot risk assessments, safe system design, and protective measures.
Does Data Need to be Standardized?
Dec. 20, 2022
If you want to share data between systems, it does. To do so effectively, the data will need to be formatted so that it’s sharable and digestible. The good news is, there are ...
The Smart Sensor/Predictive Maintenance Connection
Dec. 15, 2022
Understanding how smart sensors and the coupling of their data with machine learning algorithms enables the transition from condition monitoring to predictive maintenance is key...
How Siemens’ Amberg Factory Uses Red Hat OpenShift
Dec. 9, 2022
To improve predictive maintenance, quality assurance, and cybersecurity at its Amberg, Germany, factory, Siemens has created a cloud-native, modular architecture using Red Hat...
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Aveva Outlines Its Technology Plans
Dec. 7, 2022
The first step in fulfilling Aveva's vision for an end-to-end, artificial intelligence-infused software for engineering and operations accessible via one pane of glass involves...
Supply Chain Management
Amazon Now Offers Supply Chain Software
Nov. 30, 2022
The cloud-based AWS Supply Chain application requires no upfront licensing fees, long-term commitment requirements or the need to re-platform legacy software.
Quality Assurance Using Scanning Acoustic Microscopy
Nov. 29, 2022
New developments in scanning acoustic microscopy, also known as ultrasonic non-destructive testing, position the quality inspection technology for use by manufacturers of all ...
Emerson’s Plantweb Incorporates AspenTech Software to Expand Automation Capabilities
Nov. 16, 2022
A vision of “boundless automation” underscores Emerson’s expansion of Plantweb capabilities to more easily manage, connect, and deliver operations and IT data across the enterprise...
Robot Piece Picking Advances with Artificial Intelligence
Nov. 8, 2022
At PACK EXPO International, Siemens previewed its forthcoming AI-driven software for the development of pick-and-place robot systems that can grasp objects previously unknown ...
Industrial Companies Move Toward Open Automation Tech
Nov. 2, 2022
ExxonMobil, Intel, and Wood PLC share their experiences with UniversalAutomation.org’s shared source runtime execution engine for interoperable, plug-and-produce automation.
Precise Automation Required for Pick-and-Pack Machine
June 7, 2022
Using Mitsubishi Electric servo motors and intelligent drives enabled Hamrick Manufacturing to create a machine with a lower cost controller that reduced changeover times by nearly...