Articles & News on Industrial Computers

CMR Philippines to help Philippines cement company enhance power monitoring

  • March 18, 2019
  • News

The scope of work at the Holcim Lugait cement works in Misamis Oriental in the Philippines, which currently produces 2.13 million tonnes of cement a year,covers the development, delivery, installation, testing and networking of the electrical installation for an upgrade of power monitoring capabilities.

Applied Motion Products announces tools for Python language with its stepper and servo motors

  • March 15, 2019
  • News

These new tools, including an application note and sample code, guide Python programmers in sending high-level motion commands, using Applied Motion’s Serial Command Language (SCL), to one or more axes of stepper and/or servo motors.

Ayehu announces launch of Automation Academy

  • March 15, 2019
  • News

Ayehu’s Automation Academy demystifies automation and gives companies the power to transform, advance and compete in this new environment where traditional approaches to IT and business operations no longer suffice.

HMS Networks acquires majority of WEBfactory

  • March 13, 2019
  • News

HMS has acquired 74.9% of all shares in WEBfactory. The remaining 25.1% is owned by CEO Bernhard Böhrer who also stays as managing director.

Automate announces seven Launch Pad Startup Competition finalists

  • March 13, 2019
  • News

On April 10 at 3 p.m. in the “Win the Future” theater, the seven finalists will have five minutes to pitch their technology solution to a panel of judges comprised of industry leaders and investors.

Lanner Electronics announces integration partnership with Interactor

  • March 11, 2019
  • News

The joint solution of Lanner’s validated white-box gateway integrated with the edge computing software by Interactor is developed to enable interoperability and connectivity on both hardware and software levels in industrial automation and smart city deployments.

RIA announces 2019 Engelberger Robotics Award Winners Catherine Morris and Dr. Howie Choset

  • March 6, 2019
  • News

RIA will honor Catherine Morris, group leader and director of automotive sales at ATI Industrial Automation and long-time RIA board member and former chairperson; and Dr. Howie Choset, robotics professor at Carnegie Mellon University and co-founder of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute.

Abaco Systems announces appointment of Lorne Graves as Chief Technology Officer

  • March 6, 2019
  • News

Mr. Graves brings 20 years of experience as an engineering executive, working closely with various prime contractors on several key Electronic Warfare, SIGINT, and radar programs.

Nord Modules announces company launch in the US

  • March 6, 2019
  • News

The Nord Modules product line includes the Top Mover that mounts on MiR100 and MiR200 robots to deliver material to and from Nord Modules’ gates installed at production lines, storage systems or conveyors.

Is IT/OT Convergence Becoming Misguided Thinking?

  • March 5, 2019
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com The convergence of Information Technology (IT) & Operations Technology(OT) has been a growing topic of importance in manufacturing. Many times, however the focus on IT/OT convergence can be too narrow in scope to leverage the increasingly advanced technologies to achieve a manufacturing competitive advantage