Resources for Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

2020 Industrial Automation Salary Survey

  • White Paper

Conducted in Fall 2020, the Automation.com 2020 salary survey reflects the early effects of pandemic-related economic upheavals for engineering, business and technical professionals in manufacturing and industry.

New Motion Control Techniques for Servo and Step Motors

  • White Paper

This paper explores the benefits and limitations of the stepper servo control technique, also called closed loop stepper, and explains why it is attracting serious attention from machine designers.

Think Afresh While Planning Your System Modernization

  • Webinar

Register for this webinar and learn how to evaluate your migration and modernization options, and how Honeywell technology and services can facilitate seamless, hassle-free migration from any legacy system.

Webinar: Industrial Robots & Racing: Open Robotics ROS 2 & NVIDIA Jetson AI Platform

  • Webinar

Join speakers from ADLINK and NVIDIA as they discuss the rise of autonomous guided vehicles for industrial applications.

Webinar: Have we been going about APC monitoring all wrong?

  • Webinar

This presentation will cover on a new approach for APC monitoring, focusing on the problem, a solution and several industrial case studies where the solution has been applied.

Automation 2020: Control Systems

  • Ebook Automation 2020

In this edition of AUTOMATION 2020, you’ll learn about the promise and reality of control systems that combine such new technologies with the robustness, security, and sophistication needed for industrial applications.

Bill Lydon's Automation & Control Trends Report 2020-2021

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Bill Lydon's Automation & Control Trends Report 2020-2021 reports on ten trends shaping the automation, control and instrumentation, and provides lists of related articles for each trend. This annual report is from Automation.com, a subsidiary of ISA--The International Society of Automation.  

Webinar: Designing Solutions For the Edge: Driving Industrial Innovation

  • Webinar

In this webinar, we will address these trends, the surge in edge computing and uncover how you can drive value by partnering with Dell Technologies OEM Embedded & Edge Solutions. We can help you design, deliver and support customized industrial Edge solutions and a secure supply chain – all from one trusted and sustainable tier 1 vendor. 

Hybrid Heuristics for High Speed Route Optimization

  • White Paper

This paper discusses the challenges faced in route planning and how existing algorithms are largely insufficient. It also discusses how the use of a hybrid heuristic method derived from the combination of straight line heuristics and real road distance metrics presents the best solution to solving the challenge of planning efficient routes at high speed for last-mile deliveries today.

80 GHz radar vs. Ultrasonic Level Measurement Comparison

  • White Paper

When it comes to non-contact continuous level measurement, radar and ultrasonic are two of the most common technologies used. This paper will compare and contrast 80 GHz radar sensors with ultrasonic transmitters for liquid and solid level measurements.