Bill Lydon's Top Trends 2020-2021

Digitalization is accelerating change and integration in the factory. Driven by innovations developed for the IoT and computing, many industrial automation niches are experiencing signs of disruption. Are we closer to a tipping point towards broad disruption when it comes to system architectures, software, and edge computing devices? Find out in this 10 trends report from Automation.com.

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Rise of the Robots: How Robotics Are Rising to New Challenges in the COVID-19 Era

Rise of the Robots: How Robotics Are Rising to New Challenges in the COVID-19 Era


By Cory Fogg
Here are few of areas outside of the factory where innovative robotic solutions are the answers to specific needs.

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PTC LiveWorx on Moving Digitalization from Vision to Reality

PTC LiveWorx on Moving Digitalization from Vision to Reality


The multi-session live event, recorded and available on demand for those who missed it, described how digitalization is a competitive imperative for manufacturing and production companies that want to thrive and survive.

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Microchip Technology releases Analog Design eBook

Microchip Technology releases Analog Design eBook


Microchip’s Analog Design eBook is intended to expand knowledge with insightful technical articles that will help any engineer.

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Siemens and NATO CCDCOE announce cooperation on cybersecurity for critical infrastructure

Siemens and NATO CCDCOE announce cooperation on cybersecurity for critical infrastructure


In experimenting with grid control software Spectrum Power, Siemens gains valuable insights on the potential attack vectors and can thoroughly test new security features or protocols for its products and solutions.

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Bosch Rexroth announces free 4-day virtual event on Factory of the Future

Bosch Rexroth announces free 4-day virtual event on Factory of the Future


Bosch Rexroth has gathered experts from across the global Bosch organization, from July 13-16,  to present topics that take attendees on an exploration of the Factory of the Future.

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Senseye announces ROI Lock initiative to guarantee manufacturers ROI

Senseye announces ROI Lock initiative to guarantee manufacturers ROI


ROI Lock is supported by an AA- rated global reinsurance company and will apply to eligible customers monitoring 50 or more assets for a minimum of 12 months.

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - May 2020


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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - February 2020

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - February 2020


Otto Mation is moving to the new Automation.com website! As we enhance our site, Otto still wants you to enhance his comics with your captions. If your caption is selected as the winner, we will send you a newly-designed Automation.com & Otto Mation mug.

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - January 2020

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