Technology Matters: Remote Access, Virtual Workforce Training, and Functional Machine Safety

May 29, 2020
A review of automation technology developments recently covered by Automation World to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of industrial automation.

In this episode, we look into remote access technologies for equipment monitoring and virtual troubleshooting with insights from HMS Networks, the increasing interest in augmented and virtual reality technologies for workforce training with a focus on Emerson’s new Mimic Field 3D product, and provide some clarity around functional machine safety with advice from Omron Automation.

About the Author

David Greenfield, editor in chief | Editor in Chief

David Greenfield joined Automation World in June 2011. Bringing a wealth of industry knowledge and media experience to his position, David’s contributions can be found in AW’s print and online editions and custom projects. Earlier in his career, David was Editorial Director of Design News at UBM Electronics, and prior to joining UBM, he was Editorial Director of Control Engineering at Reed Business Information, where he also worked on Manufacturing Business Technology as Publisher. 

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