AW Podcasts

How to Apply OEE for Maximum Effect

Feb. 20, 2024
Jim Toman of system integrator Grantek explains the overall equipment effectiveness formula, how to apply the results and why the metric remains relevant.

Are Robots Taking Too Many Jobs?

Feb. 6, 2024
Automation World was recently invited to appear on Southern California Public Radio's LAist AirTalk program to discuss the realities around the impact of increasing automation...

Are Open Systems Reliable Enough for Industrial Automation?

Jan. 23, 2024
Ken Crawford of Weidmüller USA speaks with Automation World about the company’s use of open-source technologies in its new u-OS product and how it can benefit OEM and end-user...

Safety Device Insights

Jan. 9, 2024
Know your basic safety device types and hear expert advice on choosing the right safety device for your application.

What is Industrial Data Ops?

Dec. 26, 2023
With system integrator and technology supplier insights, we take a look at the rise of industrial data ops—how it differs from historical data storage and trending activities ...

How Do You Assess IoT Platform Software for Vertical Industry Applications?

Dec. 12, 2023
Learn about IoT platforms, how they're applied across different industries, what operations technology professionals need to be aware of during IoT platform assessments and lessons...

How Does the ARM Institute Help Manufacturers?

Nov. 28, 2023
In this episode, we connect with Ira Moskowitz, CEO of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute, to learn about its work supporting the use of robotics and AI in the ...
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Industry Update: AI in the OT

Nov. 14, 2023
An update on two high-profile integrations of Microsoft's artificial intelligence with operations technology software from Aveva and Siemens.
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How to Choose Multi-Axis Electric Motion Control Technology

Oct. 19, 2023
Anthony Leo with Norgren explains multi-axis electric motion control technology and how it differs from more general electric motion control and pneumatic motion control technologies...
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Do Collaborative Robots Need Safety Risk Assessments?

Oct. 10, 2023
Devin Murray of Schmersal USA explains the specific safety standards related to cobots, the hazards that are common or overlooked with cobots and how to ensure safe cobot operations...
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Industry Update: Pack Expo 2023

Sept. 26, 2023
Beckhoff, Emerson and Weidmüller announce some of the more surprising and interesting automation technology introductions at Pack Expo 2023 in Las Vegas.
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Are Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Control Connected?

Sept. 12, 2023
Find out how analytics technologies, such as Model Predictive Control (MPC)—along with artificial intelligence—are impacting production operations, not just in the continuous ...
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What is High-Performance HMI?

Aug. 17, 2023
Find out the difference between traditional and high-performance HMI screen styles, as well as which type manufacturers tend to use most and how difficult it is to switch from...
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Is AI-Powered Machine Vision Beneficial to Manufacturing?

June 15, 2023
How the use of artificial intelligence in machine vision systems boosts quality and throughput.
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Levitating Transport Systems

May 18, 2023
Learn about B&R's Acopos 6D levitating transport system, which uses levitating shuttles to move materials and parts between various production systems.