The latest videos from Automation World
Augmented Reality for Machine Troubleshooting
A look at how workers in Schneider Electric's Batam, Indonesia, factory use Aveva’s Augmented Operator Advisor to perform equipment troubleshooting by focusing on color-coded points of interest on each piece of equipment.
Aug 5th, 2020
Technology Matters: OEE, BMW's AI Robots, Cloud Cost Factors
In this episode we look at OEE and its potential role in industry's digital transformation; why BMW developed its own artificial intelligence powered robots; and seven critical cloud cost factors.
Jul 30th, 2020
Video: Ensure customer confidence with easy package printing validation
Jul 26th, 2020
Lean Digitization System at Schneider Electric Factory
This video shows how Schneider Electric uses Aveva’s Lean Digitization System to display Andon notifications, line performance, work order management, Kanban, workforce interaction, and quality metrics.
Jul 22nd, 2020
Technology Matters: 5G, Augmented Reality, and Virtual FATs
In this episode we look at 5G wireless in manufacturing, Emerson Automation Solutions' augmented reality update to Plantweb Optics, and best practices and leadership guidelines for executing virtual factory acceptance tests.
Jul 16th, 2020
Smart Glasses for Remote Assistance at Schneider Electric Batam Factory
A look at how workers at Schneider Electric's Batam, Indonesia, factory use Smart Glasses Remote Assistance to connect with third-party OEMs for help with equipment troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair.
Jul 9th, 2020
Technology Matters: Automated Quality, Valves, Software as a Service
In this episode we look at how quality inspections are evolving in light of new automation technologies, how CIP valves helped reduce downtime and waste for Noosa Yoghurt, and how the rise of software as a service is changing industrial software.
Jul 2nd, 2020
How Aveva Insights is Used in Schneider Electric's Batam Factory
Learn how Aveva Insights software is used to monitor machine operating parameters and send alerts if operating parameters are not within set levels. Also see how machines are retrofitted for IIoT with plug-and-play sensors and edge computing technology.
Jun 30th, 2020
Emerson Plantweb Optics
The summer 2020 update to Emerson Automation Solutions Plantweb Optics software will include augmented reality capabilities for troubleshooting equipment and real-time collaboration.
Jun 23rd, 2020
Technology Matters: Wearable Sensors, Vision Systems, Industrial Networking
In this episode we look at wearable sensor technologies for social distancing, using vision systems to inspect liquids and solids, and the rise of publish/subscribe communication protocols in industrial networking.
Jun 17th, 2020
Technology Matters: Remote Access, Virtual Workforce Training, and Functional Machine Safety
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.
May 29th, 2020
Technology Matters: Open Source SCADA, HMI Upgrades, and Wearable Sensors
A review of automation technology developments we’ve recently covered to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of industrial automation.
May 21st, 2020
Maximize Robot Productivity with New Safety Technology
Don’t limit robot productivity with traditional safety devices.
May 21st, 2020
Technology Matters: Maintenance and the Digital Transformation, Virtual Assistants, IoT Adoption and COVID-19
A review of key developments we’ve recently covered to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of industrial automation.
May 14th, 2020
Technology Matters: Cybersecurity, Safety, IoT Sensors, Artificial Intelligence
A review of some of the more interesting topics we’ve recently covered to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of industrial automation.
May 7th, 2020
High-Efficiency IE5 Motor and VFD
Nord Gear showcases its newest high-efficiency motor and variable frequency drive combination to deliver operating cost savings regardless of the motor's speed and load.
Apr 29th, 2020
Cobot for Automated Palletizing
Cross Automation uses a UR-10 from Universal Robots to design a mobile, customizable robotic palletizing system that requires no robot programming.
Apr 21st, 2020
Digital Twin-Designed Robotic Sortation System
At Modex 2020, JR Automation exhibited a robotic flexible sortation system designed to interface with virtually any delivery system—from conveyors and autonomous vehicles to forklifts.
Apr 8th, 2020
Humanoid Collaborative Robot
Digit is a collaborative robot that can work alongside humans in factory environments to perform a variety of tasks.
Apr 1st, 2020
Nord Gear's Condition Monitoring Software
Dan Breitbarth of Nord Gear demonstrates how the company’s condition monitoring software works on Nord’s variable frequency drives, which have internal PLCs for data analysis and Ethernet communication capabilities to transmit data to dashboards.
Mar 23rd, 2020