Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

The Next Big Step for AI? Understanding Video

Will Knight for MIT Technology Review: Perceiving dynamic actions could be a huge advance in how software makes sense of the world.

The Impact of the IoT Demystified Part 2 - Privacy and security

The IoT will enable us to collect more data, to know more, and to make better (“more qualified”) decisions faster. This new territory will improve the quality of our lives and create further prosperity.

Evaluating Electronics Contract Manufacturers from Two Perspectives: Supply Chain Management and Engineering

The ideal contract manufacturer is more than a transactional supplier, but a partner that improves the product and process.

SyncFab Introduces BlockChain to the Advanced Manufacturing Industry

The MFG Token provides the incentive for precision parts suppliers to be more responsive to RFQ's (Requests for Quotes) initially on SyncFab ultimately on the Smart Manufacturing Smart Contract compatible blockchain.

Industry 4.0 Is Heading to the Warehouse. Are You Ready?

Industry 4.0 will revolutionize and protect your warehouse and therefore your entire business. It will allow you to understand what is happening in real-time and know that any necessary changes will take place in real-time

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NVBots Sold to Ohio Manufacturer as 3D Printing Interest Grows

Jeff Engel for Xconomy: NVBots was founded by MIT students who were frustrated that the 3D printers they were using lacked capabilities for remotely collaborating on the design of parts and for controlling the printer.

Stanley Black & Decker To Open Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Downtown Hartford

-Names Sudhi Bangalore to lead center that will eventually house approximately 50 Industry 4.0 professionals. -Announces launch of STANLEY+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator to bring start-ups to Hartford

The Industrial IoT Risks You Must Not Ignore in 2018

Scott Allen for Sys-Con Media: Security, therefore, will ultimately be the limiting factor on how much IoT technology is deployed.

New design gives 3D printers a 10x speed boost

Rich Haridy for New Atlas: What previously took over an hour to print could now be created in just minutes thanks to a new 3D printer design from engineers at MIT

Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines

North American Automation Market Shattering Records in 2017

Robotics, Machine Vision, and Motion Control Segments at Highest Levels of Growth Ever

Sierra Introduces One Complete Industrial Flow Energy Solution

3 Advanced Technologies Cover all Air, Gas, Water and Steam Applications

Epicor Launches Newest Version of Epicor ERP to Support Global Growth, Innovation, and Competitive Advantage

New release features powerful new capabilities for winning execution on the factory floor and beyond

Indaero Secures New Business with Major Airbus Suppliers by Transforming Tool Production Using Stratasys Additive Manufacturing

• Rapid and cost-effective manufacture of complex tools with Stratasys additive manufacturing enables company to take on low volume production jobs for customers • Using Stratasys Fortus 450mc Production 3D Printer, tools are produced 66% faster, 75% lighter and at 50% of cost compared to traditional manufacturing methods

Shapr3D Brings Powerful 3D CAD Modeling to iPad Pro

Shapr3D, the mobile 3D CAD modeling company, today announced a collaboration with Siemens PLM Software and Tech Soft 3D to create the world's first CAD system to run Siemens' Parasolid® software and HOOPS Exchange natively on iOS, and specifically the iPad Pro.

Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Product

Mouser Offers Advanced, Integrated Circuit Simulation Tool for FREE Download.

Mouser Offers Advanced, Integrated Circuit Simulation Tool for FREE Download.

Powered by NI, MultiSIM BLUE Upgrade includes schematic capture, simulation, PCB layout, BOM-to-cart capabilities using only one tool. No more switching between different programs for circuit design. Perform MCU co-simulation. New voltage, current and power probes as well as faster active analysis mode are also available. Plus, it even comes with an expansive database of new components from industry-leading manufacturers. Discover why EDN named MultiSIM BLUE a HOT 100 Product of the Year.

Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Company

KINGSTAR

KINGSTAR

KINGSTAR Soft Motion Platform empowers you to dramatically reduce cost, time and complexity of hardware used for precision motion positioning and machine vision systems, with an industrial-grade real-time software-only solution. KINGSTAR's soft motion library and software PLC, built on EtherCAT standards and a real-time 64-bit Windows operating system, accelerate your time-to-market and enhance your efficiency and productivity with PC-based motion controllers for industrial machines