Automation & Networking - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Gary Hilson for EBN Online: The smart factory is becoming a reality, but the transition to Industry 4.0 is a pragmatic one.
So how can you improve the value stream while reducing wasted time and money to incorporate lean manufacturing principles? The answer lies in one word: Automation.
Drive Manufacturing Summit is the definitive event for future-focused manufacturing leaders. The three day event will bring together champions of Industry 4.0 and lean manufacturing, and facilitate meaningful discussion and action plans for manufacturing of the future.
Many companies have made significant investment in control systems that look at individual types of machines. But a single process may use many different machines that speak different languages and have different control requirements.
By connecting manufacturing leaders with end-users, implementing machines that are able to maintain themselves and teaching current employees how to work with the new line of industrial robotics, proactive and tech-savvy manufacturers are in a position to revolutionize the w
Automation & Networking - Featured Stories
Eclipse Ventures and Munich Re / HSB Ventures Co-Lead Round for NYC IIoT Startup
Linda Rosencrance for TechTarget: Given the exploding industrial internet of things market, surveying the choices can be overwhelming. To get you started, here's a look at three platforms and their focus areas.
Chris Grove for MBT Mag: Some organizations have a false sense of security and believe their industrial control systems can’t be easily compromised.
Scott Kirsner for Boston Globe: The revolution is about three things: more advanced software for designing things; devices like 3-D printers that can quickly crank out a prototype; and robots and other technologies that will make the factory floor more efficient and flexibl
Automation & Networking - News Headlines
Coast Automation, a distributor of Industrial and Embedded Computers, announces the launch of new branding and redesigned e-commerce website (CoastIPC.com).
Global distributor Mouser Electronics and engineer spokesperson Grant Imahara are teaming up to present the Shaping Smarter Cities project, part of Mouser's Empowering Innovation Together program. The new series explores global technological solutions for dense population zones, and how different companies are creating a more livable future for our cities.
The Dynapar OnSite™ Condition Monitoring System Delivers Feature-Rich Performance at a Surprisingly Affordable Price
The Dynapar OnSite™ Condition Monitoring System combines ease-of-use with sophisticated functionality in a surprisingly economical solution. It features four sensors that each measure vibration along three axes, plus temperature.
Automation & Networking - Featured Product
MICROMO launches the new MC3/MCS motion control family. The new high performance, intelligent controllers are optimized for use with FAULHABER motors, offer electronics for simple operation with state-of-the-art interfaces for multi-axis applications, and provide a motion control system solution with the most compact integration into industrial grade housing.
Automation & Networking - Featured Company
Novotechnik develops and manufactures a wide variety of rotary angle sensors and linear position transducers, potentiometers, components and other related products for motion control. All of our products are produced to the same standards of the highest quality and true reliability.