Automation & Control News & Articles

Microchip is First to Achieve JEDEC Qualification for a Radiation-Tolerant (RT) FPGA in a Plastic Package

  • News

Low-power RTG4 FPGA offers ‘new space’ system designers the industry’s highest reliability at lowest cost with shortest lead times.

Ethernet-APL: Closing Industrial Digitalization Gap

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

The ACHEMA Pulse Live Days the Ethernet-APL organization, with members FieldComm Group, OPC Foundation, ODVA and Profibus & Profinet International showcased Ethernet-APL joint activity demonstrating, “IT-centric Instrumentation,” for process control, including hazardous areas.

SICK Earns Innovation Award from Robotics Business Review for LiDAR Localization Product

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SICK received an Innovation Award from the Robotics Business Review for its LiDAR-LOC product, a software solution that enables contour-based localization using LiDAR technology.

Geared Motors and Industrial Gears: A Supplier Landscape Characterized by Two Contrasting Trends

  • by Tim Dawson
  • Feature

The geared motors and heavy-duty industrial gears market was valued at $10.6bn in 2019. Following a -7% contraction in 2020, growth will quickly resume and a 2020-24 CAGR of 2.1% will see the market hit $13bn by 2024.

PNO Specifies HARTING ix Industrial as New PROFINET Interface

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70% smaller Ethernet interface offers miniaturisation potential for PROFINET users.

IBM Announces New Edge Partners, Technology and Solutions to Drive Digital Transformation for Enterprise Clients

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IBM's growing partner ecosystem will help them scale IBM’s edge platform as part of theirhybrid cloud strategy and augments IBM’s extensive work across Systems, Storage, Cloud and AI.

Understanding Oxygen Measurement in Flue Gas Streams

  • by Jesse Sumstad and Neil Widmer
  • Feature

Looking at the total amount of O2 in the gas stream can be misleading because the stoichiometric excess O2 amount is the more important measurement.

Pitney Bowes to Deploy Ambi Robotics AI-Powered Robots in US to Support Global Ecommerce Network

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The robotic systems will be used to accelerate parcel sortation to last mile providers.

Path Robotics Expands Headquarters and Production Operations in the Columbus Region, Creating 140 New Jobs

  • News

Path Robotics, a Columbus-based artificial intelligence (AI) robotics company producing the world's first truly autonomous robotic manufacturing system, announced plans to expand its headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, creating 140 new jobs.

ISA’s Jeff Winter Named One of Onalytica’s ‘Top Industry 4.0 Influencers of 2021’

  • by Melissa Landon
  • News

Jeff Winter, Sr. Director, Strategy & Marketing at Grantek, has been named one of Onalytica’s “Top Industry 4.0 Influencers 2021.”