Articles & News on Instruments & Sensors

Emerson and Colorado State University to collaborate on Brewing Innovation Center

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Funded by a joint investment, the center will serve as the main educational hub for the Fermentation Sciences and Technology program and will reinforce advanced competencies for digital transformation as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) era continues to evolve the industry.

Global Training Solutions announces online Infrared Thermography Training Courses for Level I, II an

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Course content has been prepared and written by a team of Subject Matter Experts who are Level 3 Certified Infrared Thermographers, each having over 20 years of professional experience.

Emerson announces acquisition of KNet software

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KNet is used to extract, clean, transform and analyze operational and manufacturing data. Using libraries of advanced statistical and machine-learning algorithms, the software consumes large quantities of diverse information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) data into actionable knowledge.

What Do Your Motors Really Do?

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By Markus Brettschneider, ABB Food and Beverage This article explains how food plant managers can add a similar level of connectivity to retrofit most motors with smart sensors to bring their plants to the digital age.

Endress+Hauser joins with other suppliers to found Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

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With this cooperation, the companies want to overcome proprietary solutions and give a decisive boost to the digital transformation of the European industry. Founding members of the alliance are Beckhoff, Endress+Hauser, Hilscher, ifm, KUKA, Multivac and SAP.

SICK announces partnership with AutoCoding Systems (ACS)

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This partnership will enable SICK to provide customers with a combined package of SICK’s sensor technology and ACS’s software platform.

Can Manufacturers Compete When Trapped in Existing Automation Architectures?

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
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Manufacturing companies are becoming more aware of the need to modernize production methods and automation to compete globally, but many still find themselves stuck in a sunk investment trap.

ISA and Beamex release a second free calibration e-book

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The e-book—featuring 23 pages covering essential topics related to effectively managing a calibration program—is a follow up to Calibration Essentials, the first collaborative publication on calibration between ISA and Beamex that was made available in February of 2018.

Lincoln Mining announces appointment of Shing Lee as Director

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Lincoln Mining Corp. is a Canadian precious metals exploration and development company with two projects in various stages of exploration and development, namely the Pine Grove gold property in Nevada and the Oro Cruz gold property in California.

Improving Manufacturing Productivity with Autonomous Machine Vision

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By Nir Zamir, Inspekto Having a happy workforce may be the first step to improving productivity, but proper tools and advanced technologies will take productivity significantly further, particularly for industrial manufacturers. This article explains how manufacturers can improve productivity with Autonomous Machine Vision systems.