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The Robots Are Coming: Are your employees ready?
January 21, 2020

The Robots Are Coming: Are your employees ready?

By Mark Howard, EU Automation
As more sectors embrace manufacturing’s robotic revolution, it raises more questions about how to correctly deploy the technology. This article discusses three crucial steps to alleviating human resistance to robot deployment.

Leybold announces Pumpfinder and LEYCALC online tools
January 21, 2020

Leybold announces Pumpfinder and LEYCALC online tools

With these web-based tools, users can select and build their vacuum solutions online. They are designed to be used for two different use cases: Users with vacuum know-how can use LEYCALC to calculate the behavior and performance of vacuum systems in detail. The Pump Finder guides beginners to suitable products by a questionnaire.

Pfannenberg announces PMF LED-Hi LED multifunction light
January 21, 2020

Pfannenberg announces PMF LED-Hi LED multifunction light

Equipped with three signal options, eight different operating modes, and a signaling area of up to 1350 feet, the PMF LED-Hi offers day/night reduction, individually switchable sectors and inrush current limitation.

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LED Displays
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Visual Communications Company introduces CD series of panel mount LED indicators
January 21, 2020

Visual Communications Company introduces CD series of panel mount LED indicators

The CD Series is designed for applications in machines, status indication, automation, controls, and aircraft instruments.

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Specialty Displays / Visual Indicators
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Vision, Factory Automation
SymphonyAI Group announces Dominic Gallello as CEO of Symphony IndustrialAI
January 21, 2020

SymphonyAI Group announces Dominic Gallello as CEO of Symphony IndustrialAI

Gallello is an established technology executive with a background in engineering vertical software solutions at companies, including MSC Software, Autodesk, Macromedia and Intergraph Japan.

Balluff introduces BOH00EZ wafer mapping sensor
January 21, 2020

Balluff introduces BOH00EZ wafer mapping sensor

Based on photoelectric Micromote technology, it features an LED sensor in a sensor head measuring 2.4 x 1.5 x 7 mm. Especially designed for use with thin end effectors, it features a controlled and focused light spot, allowing it to detect wafers a few μm thick.

National Tooling and Machining Association announces Roger Atkins as President
January 17, 2020

National Tooling and Machining Association announces Roger Atkins as President

He previously held every officer position for NTMA at the national level, including serving as NTMA Chairman in 2012, and served in every officer position in the Houston, Texas NTMA chapter.

Automating Competitive Pricing for Small and Medium Manufacturers
January 17, 2020

Automating Competitive Pricing for Small and Medium Manufacturers

By Mike Franz, ManufacturingPower
Every manufacturer must pay attention to costs and competitors’ pricing. For better or worse, purchasing professionals are rewarded for capturing the lowest price; few have the time to scour the internet for ever RFQ to see if the bid offered is indeed competitive.

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Moticont introduces XYZ-10 three axis XYZ linear actuator
January 17, 2020

Moticont introduces XYZ-10 three axis XYZ linear actuator

The brushless voice coil motors provide 6.3 lbs (28.2 N) of force and peak forces of 20.0 lbs (89.9 N) at a 10% duty cycle for the X and Y axes. The Z axis linear actuator has a continuous force of 21.2 oz (5.9 N) and 67.0 oz (18.6 N) peak force.

AutomationDirect introduces NITRA L-Series rodless cylinders
January 17, 2020

AutomationDirect introduces NITRA L-Series rodless cylinders

All sizes of NITRA rodless cylinders have magnetic pistons and are double-acting. The cylinders have front and rear adjustable cushions and tapped end caps for mounting.

EVT announces EyeScan AT 3D sensor for optical character recognition and barcode reading
January 16, 2020

EVT announces EyeScan AT 3D sensor for optical character recognition and barcode reading

The integrated tool “surface OCR” recognizes and extracts character strings from surfaces. For that it uses either the scan data of the 3D-height map or the 2D intensity data.

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Netwrix announces 7 IT trend predictions for 2020
January 16, 2020

Netwrix announces 7 IT trend predictions for 2020

Netwrix experts predict that the three main challenges for organizations will be targeted ransomware, attacks on AI-based solutions and data privacy challenges. According to Netwrix, organizations will also need to satisfy data access requests, increase cybersecurity awareness, deal with IT skills shortage and justify security investments.

AInnovation earns top ranking in Multiple Object Tracking (MOT) Challenge
January 16, 2020

AInnovation earns top ranking in Multiple Object Tracking (MOT) Challenge

AInnovation, dedicated to bringing AI to the industries of manufacturing, retail and finance, deploys various CV and other algorithms to its ManuVision platform, based on which, the Quality Assurance all-in-one Machines are provided to a range of customers in different industries like garment, motor, consumer electronics, helping to identify defective products. It

How Good Is Your Digital Transformation Peer Group?
January 16, 2020

How Good Is Your Digital Transformation Peer Group?

By Mike Guilfoyle, ARC Advisory Group
Digitally transformed organizations will be able to transition to and thrive in digital economies, making digital transformation a matter of not “if,” but “when.” Given that industrial digital transformation is necessary to remain viable and competitive, why are mistakes, false starts, and dead-end investments all too common?

Peak Analysis & Automation (PAA) introduces KX-2 collaborative robot
January 16, 2020

Peak Analysis & Automation (PAA) introduces KX-2 collaborative robot

The KX-2 collaborative robot is designed to meet a need in the market for capable robotics accessible to laboratories of all sizes. The KX-2 robot provides automation, combining reach and 360-degree rotation on the shoulder and wrist axes with radial compactness.

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Robots
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Radica Software announces Electra Cloud browser-based electrical CAD software
January 16, 2020

Radica Software announces Electra Cloud browser-based electrical CAD software

Electra Cloud allows users to collaborate on their drawings with team members located anywhere in the world in real-time, with a browser and no additional software required.

ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance announces 23 organizations as new members heading into 2020
January 16, 2020

ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance announces 23 organizations as new members heading into 2020

ISAGCA is organized into four general focus areas for cybersecurity including: Awareness & Outreach; Compliance & Prevention; Education & Training; and Advocacy & Adoption.

Cincoze introduces P2100 series of embedded computers
January 16, 2020

Cincoze introduces P2100 series of embedded computers

The P2102 is a fanless, embedded computer with the P2102E. Supporting Cincoze’s modular design, the P2100 Series can also work as a panel PC when combined with various Cincoze display modules.

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Computers
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AutomationDirect introduces WEG SSW05 and SSW07 soft starters and Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive
January 16, 2020

AutomationDirect introduces WEG SSW05 and SSW07 soft starters and Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive

WEG SSW05 and SSW07 soft starters are fully digital soft starters with DSP (Digital Signal Processor) controller designed for motor starts and stops. The Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive is a single-phase input (110/230 VAC), three-phase output variable frequency drive developed for applications ranging from 1/4 to 1hp (0.18 to 0.75 kW).

IBASE introduces EC-7100 embedded system with NVIDIA MXM graphics card
January 16, 2020

IBASE introduces EC-7100 embedded system with NVIDIA MXM graphics card

The EC-7100 platform combines the computing power of the NVIDIA’s MXM GPU hardware accelerator and the 7th Generation Intel Core processor family to leverage streaming data for artificial intelligence-driven applications in the transportation, automation and retail industries.

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Computer Appliances
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Industrial Computers, Factory Automation