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Festo and MassRobotics Select Companies for the Inaugural Healthcare Robotics Startup Catalyst Program

Festo and MassRobotics Select Companies for the Inaugural Healthcare Robotics Startup Catalyst Program


Startups will have access to subject-matter experts and also receive technical and marketing support.

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Automating Compliance to Improve Your Cybersecurity Posture

Automating Compliance to Improve Your Cybersecurity Posture


While bad actors will undoubtedly continue to evolve their tactics and techniques, there are strategies and practices that enable OT leaders to stay ahead of these threats. One of the key aspects of strengthening cybersecurity posture involves the connection between security and compliance, and then layering in automation.

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Hexagon Spotlights New-Gen Inspire Inspection Software at the Quality Show 2021

Hexagon Spotlights New-Gen Inspire Inspection Software at the Quality Show 2021


Built from the ground-up, Inspire takes UX to the next level for portable measurement, analysis and reporting.

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Case Study: PC-based Control Optimizes Oil and Gas Production

Case Study: PC-based Control Optimizes Oil and Gas Production


To ensure customers thrive in a competitive market, FourPhase rethinks process industry solutions, harnessing powerful automation technology from Beckhoff.

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IoT Solutions World Congress 2022 Calls for Speakers, Testbeds and Awards

IoT Solutions World Congress 2022 Calls for Speakers, Testbeds and Awards


The IoT Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC) 2022, scheduled for May 10-12, 2022 in Barcelona, is now accepting proposals from speakers and for testbeds, as well as requests for awards.

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Automation Industry Expert Insights: CODESYS Tech Talk Fall 2021

Automation Industry Expert Insights: CODESYS Tech Talk Fall 2021


Bill Lydon moderates an insightful roundtable discussion about industrial automation future trends and challenges during the Fall 2021 CODESYS Tech Talk and Users Conference with industry leaders and innovators.

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Data Modeling Guidebook: Learn best practices & how to leverage ISA-95

Data Modeling Guidebook: Learn best practices & how to leverage ISA-95

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Smart sensors are helping to actualize a completely networked factory. Discover how you can explore digital transformation.

Smart sensors are helping to actualize a completely networked factory. Discover how you can explore digital transformation.

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Jump start your continuous improvement with a trial of industrial advanced analytics software.

Jump start your continuous improvement with a trial of industrial advanced analytics software.

  • GE Digital
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Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the expanded line-up of popular PKP Series of bipolar & unipolar type PKP 2 phase stepper motor products with the following additions: PKP CS Geared 28mm & 60mm and PKP 28mm High Resolution (0.9°) type

Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the expanded line-up of popular PKP Series of bipolar & unipolar type PKP 2 phase stepper motor products with the following additions: PKP CS Geared 28mm & 60mm and PKP 28mm High Resolution (0.9°) type

  • Oriental Motor USA Corporation
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For basic applications within industrial process plants, demands for simplicity in commissioning, operation and maintenance have increased. The new Proline 10 flowmeters deliver that simplicity without compromising functionality.

For basic applications within industrial process plants, demands for simplicity in commissioning, operation and maintenance have increased. The new Proline 10 flowmeters deliver that simplicity without compromising functionality.

  • Endress+Hauser, Inc.
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This ebook covers the best of ISA's IIoT & Smart Manufacturing Conference that was held May 2021. The day-long virtual event brought together end users and experts from around the world to exchange advice and insights on smart manufacturing.

This ebook covers the best of ISA's IIoT & Smart Manufacturing Conference that was held May 2021. The day-long virtual event brought together end users and experts from around the world to exchange advice and insights on smart manufacturing.

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Automation & Control Trends Analysis 2021-2022. Download this special report on the top 12 trends that are manifesting the manufacturing digital revolution.

Automation & Control Trends Analysis 2021-2022. Download this special report on the top 12 trends that are manifesting the manufacturing digital revolution.

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It's one project, but controls engineers have to know everything from data management techniques to safety system standards. That’s why you’ll find so many useful bits and diverse sources in this edition of AUTOMATION 2021.

It's one project, but controls engineers have to know everything from data management techniques to safety system standards. That’s why you’ll find so many useful bits and diverse sources in this edition of AUTOMATION 2021.

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Download the latest edition of InTech. Top stories include: Digital Twins Enable the Autonomous Paper; Alarm Management Program Upgrade; Power Quality Measurement Homebrew Automation, and more!

Download the latest edition of InTech. Top stories include: Digital Twins Enable the Autonomous Paper; Alarm Management Program Upgrade; Power Quality Measurement Homebrew Automation, and more!

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Avoid reinventing the wheel. This ideal reference defines each phase of a project and then provides practical knowledge for each.

Avoid reinventing the wheel. This ideal reference defines each phase of a project and then provides practical knowledge for each.

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Minimize risk and avoid breakdowns. Follow the methods in this book to smoothly execute analyzer systems projects.

Minimize risk and avoid breakdowns. Follow the methods in this book to smoothly execute analyzer systems projects.

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Learn how to implement programmable controllers from design and programming to installation, maintenance, and start-up.

Learn how to implement programmable controllers from design and programming to installation, maintenance, and start-up.

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McObject and Lynx Software Technologies Present First COTS Hard RealTime DBMS for Mission- and Safety-Critical System

McObject and Lynx Software Technologies Present First COTS Hard RealTime DBMS for Mission- and Safety-Critical System

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GROB Systems Announces Modular, Flexible Electric Powertrain Solutions

GROB Systems Announces Modular, Flexible Electric Powertrain Solutions

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Softing's Software Multiplexer Connects Allen-Bradley and Schneider Electric HART Modules to Emerson's AMS Device Manager

Softing's Software Multiplexer Connects Allen-Bradley and Schneider Electric HART Modules to Emerson's AMS Device Manager

  • Softing Inc.
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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: October 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: October 2021


Help us caption this month's Otto Mation comic! Use the form below to submit your ideas. If we select your caption as the winner, we will send you your very own Otto Mation coffee mug!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: September 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: September 2021


"You are supposed to test the drugs on the mice!"

Congrats to David James of the United Kingdom for submitting this winning caption for our Otto Mation comic!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: August 2021

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: August 2021


"This new clean desk policy is very refreshing."

Congrats to Carlo Totte of the Netherlands for submitting this winning caption for our Otto Mation comic!

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EPLAN Software & Services

EPLAN Software & Services


EPLAN offers software and services in fields of electrical, automation and mechatronic engineering. We develop leading software solutions- also known as CAE- for machine, plant and control cabinet engineering.

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GE Digital

GE Digital


Our years of hard won insights in power generation, utilities, oil and gas and manufacturing mean we are uniquely positioned to help our customers better operate, optimize and analyze their work to deliver greater results today and in the future.

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Moore Industries-International, Inc.

Moore Industries


Moore Industries-International, Inc. designs and manufactures signal interface instruments for industrial process control, system integration, and factory automation. The company's products are used in industries such as: chemical and specialty chemical; oil & gas extraction, refining and transport; and more.

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Wunderlich - Malec

Wunderlich - Malec


Wunderlich-Malec has successfully designed and implemented engineering solutions for commercial, industrial and government clients throughout North America and abroad since 1981.

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Interstates

Interstates


Interstates offers electrical construction, electrical engineering, and control systems services. For over sixty years, the company has tackled complex challenges and developed innovative solutions for industrial manufacturing and processing facilities around the world.

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SeQent

SeQent


SeQent is a leading industrial automation software provider and early pioneer in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) space with over two decades of experience and thousands of installations worldwide.

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