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Otto Mation has the C.A.P. Comic Series

The Story of Otto Mation

Little Otto Mation was born (or believes he was born) with a rare gift called the C.A.P. (Certified Automation Professional), which is an objective assessment and confirmation of skills as an automation professional offered by ISA (International Society of Automation). Those of us in the automation profession have studied and worked for years to earn the C.A.P. Follow the life of Otto through this unique comic series.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - July 20, 2016
July 19, 2016

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - July 20, 2016

Submit a funny caption for this comic. If your caption is selected as the winner, we will send you a handsome new Automation.com mug (New Design!).

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - June 15, 2016
June 14, 2016

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - June 15, 2016

The winning caption for our recent comic caption contest was submitted by Peter F. in Pennsylvania. Congratulations (again) to Peter!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - May 25, 2016
May 23, 2016

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - May 25, 2016

The winning caption for our recent comic caption contest was submitted by Peter F. in Pennsylvania.

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Otto Mation Comic - May 18, 2016
May 17, 2016

Otto Mation Comic - May 18, 2016

Otto realizes a big problem with the younger generation coming into the workforce; they tend to avoid reality.

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - April 27, 2016
April 23, 2016

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - April 27, 2016

The winning caption for our recent comic was submitted by Stanley H. in New Jersey. Another good caption was submitted also. See below the comic for a honorable mention...

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Otto Mation Comic - April 20, 2016
April 19, 2016

Otto Mation Comic - April 20, 2016

Otto and Mr. Barnes disagree on the budget for their upcoming major automation project.

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Otto Mation Comic - April 13, 2016
April 12, 2016

Otto Mation Comic - April 13, 2016

Otto faces a new challenge when the company's collaborative robot has a few ideas of his own. This comic idea was submitted by Eric N. in Colorado.

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Otto Mation Comic - April 6, 2016
April 04, 2016

Otto Mation Comic - April 6, 2016

Otto continues his conversation with automation vendors about his new prototype control system project.

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Otto Mation Comic - March 30, 2016
March 29, 2016

Otto Mation Comic - March 30, 2016

Otto meets with automation vendors to let them know about his new prototype control system project.

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Otto Mation Comic - March 23, 2016
March 22, 2016

Otto Mation Comic - March 23, 2016

Otto discovers a new application for the thermal imaging cameras recently purchased by his company.

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - March 2, 2016
March 01, 2016

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - March 2, 2016

We selected two captions as winners this week. The winning captions for our recent comic were submitted by Jerry L. in Ontario and Cory J. in Wyoming, respectively.

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - February 10, 2016
February 09, 2016

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - February 10, 2016

The winning caption was submitted by Pete F. in Pennsylvania. Congratulations, Pete!

"Otto, in recognition of your automation excellency, you can have my seat at the theater tonight!"

A few other good captions were submitted also. See below the comic for a few honorable mentions...

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - January 20, 2016
January 19, 2016

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - January 20, 2016

The winning caption was submitted by Eric N. in Colorado. Congratulations, Eric!

"Glad you're happy with the new frictionless conveyor system, Otto, but we've got a shift starting in ten minutes!"

A few other good captions were submitted also. See below the comic for a few honorable mentions...

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Otto Mation Comic - January 13, 2016
January 12, 2016

Otto Mation Comic - January 13, 2016

Otto attempts to explain his industrial IoT strategy for the manufacturing plant to his boss, Mr. Barnes.

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - December 16, 2015
December 14, 2015

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - December 16, 2015

The winning caption was submitted by Robert J. in New Jersey. Congratulations, Robert! Robert submitted these new lyrics for the favorite song, "Up on the Rooftop."

"Up on the roof top reindeer paws, Out from the chimney robot claws"

A few other good captions were submitted also. See below the comic for a few honorable mentions...

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Otto Mation Comic - December 9, 2015
December 08, 2015

Otto Mation Comic - December 9, 2015

Mysterious man encourages Otto to run for President again, claiming he has a much better chance this time.

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - November 18, 2015
November 16, 2015

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - November 18, 2015

The winning caption was submitted by Mike B. in Pennsylvania. Congratulations (again), Mike!

"I know this sounds crazy, but I feel like we should put on our PPE before we get started!"

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - October 28, 2015
October 26, 2015

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - October 28, 2015

The winning caption was submitted by Pete L. in Pennsylvania.

“If he gets assembled in that order, he’s going to be a real butt-head to deal with.”

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Otto Mation Comic - October 21, 2015
October 19, 2015

Otto Mation Comic - October 21, 2015

Otto makes his demands after Mr. Barnes asks for more advanced automation at the plant.

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Otto Mation Comic - October 14, 2015
October 09, 2015

Otto Mation Comic - October 14, 2015

Otto discovers why all the vendors are trying to sell him "IIoT-related" products.

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