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Robot Shuttles Double as Robotaxis

Robot Shuttles Double as Robotaxis


As IDTechEx predicted in its report, "Robot Shuttles and Autonomous Buses 2020-2040," robot shuttles are converging with robotaxis.

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Mobile Robot Revenues Set to Grow by 24% in 2020 Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

Mobile Robot Revenues Set to Grow by 24% in 2020 Despite COVID-19 Pandemic


  • Mobile robots will take logistics sector by storm, with a 10-fold investment increase predicted between now and 2024. 

  • COVID-19 will be a significant driver in long-term mobile robot growth.

  • Sales of AMRs set to radically outstrip AGV revenues.

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Routes into Robotic Process Automation: Start Small, Scale Big

Routes into Robotic Process Automation: Start Small, Scale Big


Introducing robotic automation to an established workflow can appear complicated and expensive. With the latest modular technology and intuitive setup tools, companies can quickly and easily begin capturing the benefits, and scale and upgrade their systems as confidence grows.

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Successful Transformation: From Individual Components to Smart Mechatronic Solutions

Successful Transformation: From Individual Components to Smart Mechatronic Solutions


Bosch Rexroth looks back on 30 years' linear axes development.

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FDT 3.0 Style Guide: Empowering a Standardized and Responsive Web User Interface

FDT 3.0 Style Guide: Empowering a Standardized and Responsive Web User Interface


Optimizing mobile and remote operations in the new era of automation.

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Honeywell Helps Global Control Improve Heat Treatment Application Performance for its Customers

Honeywell Helps Global Control Improve Heat Treatment Application Performance for its Customers


The incorporation of Honeywell solution ControlEdge HC900 into Global Control’s furnace and oven offerings accelerates the OEM’s widespread availability and strengthens its competitiveness.

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Do you need to connect your OPC UA servers to OPC DA clients or visa versa? The DataHub® OPC Gateway make this seamless.

Do you need to connect your OPC UA servers to OPC DA clients or visa versa? The DataHub® OPC Gateway make this seamless.

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IT networking complexities gone. Ethernet Networking for control engineers is here with Phoenix Digital communications.

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New Edge Designs Redefining Data and Storage Requirements

New Edge Designs Redefining Data and Storage Requirements

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On-Demand Webinar: Designing Solutions For the Edge: Driving Industrial Innovation

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Obtain accurate data in real time to improve process efficiency, ensure product quality, and achieve the desired ROI.

Obtain accurate data in real time to improve process efficiency, ensure product quality, and achieve the desired ROI.

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This new edition reflects the continuing evolution of technology and its effects on automation and control.

This new edition reflects the continuing evolution of technology and its effects on automation and control.

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Learn about the crucial tasks CSTs are responsible for and the skills they need when implementing a new system or plant.

Learn about the crucial tasks CSTs are responsible for and the skills they need when implementing a new system or plant.

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NewTek Sensor Constructs LVDTs in Different Alloys for Long-Term Reliability in Difficult Environments

NewTek Sensor Constructs LVDTs in Different Alloys for Long-Term Reliability in Difficult Environments

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IDS Offers uEye SE Cameras With Fourth-generation Sony Pregius Sensor

IDS Offers uEye SE Cameras With Fourth-generation Sony Pregius Sensor

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Emerson’s New Ultrasonic Generators Offer User-Friendly Digital Controls for Fast Setups and Precise Operation

Emerson’s New Ultrasonic Generators Offer User-Friendly Digital Controls for Fast Setups and Precise Operation

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - September 2020

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - September 2020


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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - July 2020

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - July 2020


The winning caption for this comic caption contest was submitted by Alvin A., in New Jersey. Congratulations, Alvin!

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - May 2020

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - May 2020


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COPA-DATA is an independent software manufacturer for industrial and energy automation, specializing in HMI/SCADA and more. Its product, zenon software platform, automates control, monitoring, and optimization of machines, equipment, and power supplies.

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Moore Industries-International, Inc.

Moore Industries-Int., Inc.


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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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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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 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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