Automation & Networking - Articles, Stories & Interviews

What Machine Learning Trends Can We Expect for Manufacturing in 2020?

Industry 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution, has called for a merger between automated solutions and smarter, more effective operations through the application of real-time data collection.

Automation Technology Expo (ATX) West and Design & Manufacturing (D&M) Pacific to Showcase Latest Innovations Highlighting the Future of Factory 4.0

Pacific D&M will feature components needed in assembly, injection molding, rapid prototyping, 3D printing and additive manufacturing, and contract design and manufacturing.

Discussing ATX West with HEIDENHAIN

Motion control is at the core of automation technology. Whether it is 3D printing, robotics, semiconductor manufacturing or machine tools, HEIDENHAIN offers the precision feedback in both linear and angular, as well as positioning systems and controls. Booth #4466

The First Step to Automating Your Production Line

Other countries, as well as your competitors, are adopting new automation technologies that are allowing them to be more competitive. Look at automation concepts as an opportunity to keep yourself and company relevant.

Discussing ATX West with Balluff

We will highlight our newly expanded vision portfolio, which includes both smart and industrial cameras, including our latest high resolution, 31-megapixel camera. Booth #4219

The Three-step Guide to Buying Automation

We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘like a kid in a candy store’. Visiting automation trade shows can leave even the calmest visitors eager to get their hands on some automation action. Before parting with your cash, Claudia Jarrett suggests three important questions to ask.

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ATX West, MD&M and Design & Manufacturing

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Different Ways Industrial AI is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

Most companies are already seeing and will see positive effects from AI, with a predicted revenue increase of 22.6%. In fact, many manufacturing companies are already implementing AI practices

Haier's Shenyang Interconnected Refrigerator Factory Joins the World Economic Forum's Global Lighthouse Network as Haier Second End-to-End Lighthouse Facility

Called "lighthouses" due to their innovative and world-leading position, these factories are selected by the WEF based on the successful deployment of 4IR technologies to realize intelligent manufacturing.

Seven Predictions for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in 2020

Guy Kirkwood, chief evangelist, UiPath - The global market for RPA services will hit an estimated £5.98 billion in 2020. It is set to be a pivotal year for automation – and one that will see an exciting variety of big shifts, as the RPA industry matures.

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LASER COMPONENTS USA Brings Photonic Solutions to Light at SPIE Photonics West 2020

LASER COMPONENTS USA is pleased to announce they are exhibiting at the annual Photonics West show, sponsored by SPIE and held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA, February 4-6, 2020.

Introducing Encoders with Siemens DRIVE-CLiQ for Small-Motor Manufacturers

This new combination is certified by Siemens and is an addition to HEIDENHAIN's existing small-diameter 1000/1100 series encoders that have the same mounting dimensions using EnDat and SSI interfaces.

The Industrial Internet Consortium Opens IIC Community Forum

Offers forum for industry experts to exchange ideas and solve problems together

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maxon motor's - The ultra-fast brushless DC motor
maxon motor’s - The ultra-fast brushless DC motor

maxon motor's - The ultra-fast brushless DC motor

maxon motor launches new high-speed motors that are configurable online. The new ECX brushless motors are quiet and feature very high efficiency. The ECX motors are available with diameters of 8, 16 and 19 mm achieving speeds of up to 120,000 rpm. They run very smoothly and are highly efficient. With maxon motor's online configurator, it is easy to put together a customized DC motor to include gearhead, encoder and controller. The customized motors are ready to ship in 11 days!

Automation & Networking - Featured Company

Omron Automation

Omron Automation is an industrial automation partner that creates, sells and services fully integrated automation solutions that include robotics, sensing, motion, logic, safety, and more. Established in 1933 and currently headed by President Yoshihito Yamada, Omron's 36,000 employees help businesses solve problems with creativity in more than 110 countries. Learn more at omron247.com. Microscan Systems is now a valued part of the Omron family.