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Three Ways Autonomous Machine Vision (AMV) Benefits Plastic Injection Moulding

Three Ways Autonomous Machine Vision (AMV) Benefits Plastic Injection Moulding


Plastic injection moulding is a difficult application for machine vision. The highly reflective surface of plastics is hard to illuminate correctly, and the fact that the same production line can create items of different colours and shapes is problematic for traditional solutions, only capable of inspecting one product at a time. Zohar Kantor, VP Sales of Inspekto, explains how Autonomous Machine Vision (AMV) has overcome these challenges.

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Energy Saving Advantages of Subsea Controls a Significant Contributor to Market Growth

Energy Saving Advantages of Subsea Controls a Significant Contributor to Market Growth


The future of subsea oil and gas operations looks stable, as the industry technology heads toward deepwater oil and gas development sustained by higher oil prices, key technological improvements, and the need to replace maturing shallower water basins.

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Autonomous Shuttles: the Future of Last-mile Mobility

Autonomous Shuttles: the Future of Last-mile Mobility


Autonomous shuttles could be a key element that connects the public transportation systems to reduce private car ownership in the future.

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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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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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Sick Offers New LBR SicWave Radar for Level Measurement in Bulk Materials

Sick Offers New LBR SicWave Radar for Level Measurement in Bulk Materials

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Emerson Introduces Industry’s First Pneumatic Valve System with Embedded Wireless Connectivity

Emerson Introduces Industry’s First Pneumatic Valve System with Embedded Wireless Connectivity

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Balluff Sensor Detects Magnetic Field Interference, Stops False Triggering

Balluff Sensor Detects Magnetic Field Interference, Stops False Triggering

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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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Moore Industries-International, Inc.

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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 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 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 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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