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Case Study: Automotive Leader Finds a Faster Solution to High-Performance Robot Vision

Case Study: Automotive Leader Finds a Faster Solution to High-Performance Robot Vision


A leading producer of automotive components quickly overcame its automation challenges by leveraging the speed and simplicity of Yamaha’s RCXiVY2+ dedicated robot vision system.

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Jones Walker LLP Releases Midstream Oil and Gas Cybersecurity Survey Findings

Jones Walker LLP Releases Midstream Oil and Gas Cybersecurity Survey Findings


The midstream oil and gas sector tends to be overconfident in cybersecurity preparedness, according to the survey. 

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Industrial Internet Consortium Technical Report Defines Framework for Distributed Edge Computing

Industrial Internet Consortium Technical Report Defines Framework for Distributed Edge Computing


Moving computing from the cloud to the edge increases the performance, trustworthiness and efficiency of industrial IoT applications.

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Industrial Automation in the Maker Era: Raspberry Pi Industrial Edge Platform

Industrial Automation in the Maker Era: Raspberry Pi Industrial Edge Platform


Sfera Labs has a vision to provide innovative technology bridging the best of the Maker World with the industrial automation market with the introduction of the Iono Pi Max.

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Honeywell and Wolters Kluwer Team Up to Help Employees Safely Return to the Workplace

Honeywell and Wolters Kluwer Team Up to Help Employees Safely Return to the Workplace


Collaboration will combine Honeywell’s IIoT connected devices and safety software with Wolters Kluwer’s risk and environmental, health and safety management software. Offerings will help customers in asset-intensive industries protect workers, adhere to compliance requirements and facilitate business continuity.

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Department of Defense Taps Sea Machines for Autonomous VTOL Replenishment Vessels

Department of Defense Taps Sea Machines for Autonomous VTOL Replenishment Vessels


Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics, leading developer of autonomous command and control systems for surface vessels, announces that it has been awarded a multi-year Other Transaction (OT) agreement by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU).

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Do you need to securely network your process data?  DataHub makes it possible, without compromising your OT network.

Do you need to securely network your process data? DataHub makes it possible, without compromising your OT network.

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CPX series displays from Beckhoff are Zone 2/22 classified for harsh process environments. The range of panels includes a wide selection of screen sizes, installation options and features.

CPX series displays from Beckhoff are Zone 2/22 classified for harsh process environments. The range of panels includes a wide selection of screen sizes, installation options and features.

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Electromechanical actuators (EMAs) are a more precise actuator option. Download our free white paper for selecting an EMA.

Electromechanical actuators (EMAs) are a more precise actuator option. Download our free white paper for selecting an EMA.

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Winmate M133 Series Ultra Rugged Tablet offers a brilliant sunlight-readable 13.3” IPS screen with the size of a laptop in a tablet form factor.

Winmate M133 Series Ultra Rugged Tablet offers a brilliant sunlight-readable 13.3” IPS screen with the size of a laptop in a tablet form factor.

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New Edge Designs Redefining Data and Storage Requirements

New Edge Designs Redefining Data and Storage Requirements

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Reduce Cost, Drive Innovation and Shorten Time to Market with Commercial Hardware Platforms

Reduce Cost, Drive Innovation and Shorten Time to Market with Commercial Hardware Platforms

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

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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Honeywell Introduces First Cloud-based Solution Providing End-to-end Connectivity & Visibility to Fire Safety Systems

Honeywell Introduces First Cloud-based Solution Providing End-to-end Connectivity & Visibility to Fire Safety Systems

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Teledyne Imaging’s New Z-Trak2 Family of 3D Profile Sensors Delivers Up to 45K Profiles/sec

Teledyne Imaging’s New Z-Trak2 Family of 3D Profile Sensors Delivers Up to 45K Profiles/sec

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Rockwell Automation Boosts Efficiency for Industrial Workers With Enhanced HMI Software

Rockwell Automation Boosts Efficiency for Industrial Workers With Enhanced HMI Software

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - September 2020

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - September 2020


Submit a caption for this month's Otto Mation Comic. 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 - 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


Submit a caption for this month's Otto Mation Comic. If your caption is selected as the winner, we will send you a newly-designed Automation.com & Otto Mation mug.

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COPA-DATA

COPA-DATA


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

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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