Otto Mation Comic Series

Little Otto Mation was born with a rare gift called the C.A.P. (Certified Automation Professional), which is an objective assessment and confirmation of skills as an automation professional offered by the International Society of Automation (ISA). Those of us in the automation profession have studied and worked for years to earn the C.A.P. Follow the life of Otto through this unique comic series.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - April 29, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • April 24, 2015
  • Opinion

The winning caption was submitted by Mike B. in Pennsylvania. "Do you like my new robot? I call it 'automowtion.'"

Otto Mation Comic - April 22, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • April 21, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto and his colleague discuss the possible standards wars brought on by Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Otto Mation Comic - April 15, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • April 13, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto debates with economist and psychologist about whether technology is stealing jobs from workers.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - March 25, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • March 24, 2015
  • Opinion

The winning caption was submitted by Peter F. in Pennsylvania. "So now, who was it that you were saying was wet behind the ears?!"

Otto Mation Comic - March 18, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • March 17, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto gives his colleague a hard time about partying too much on St. Patrick's Day.

Otto Mation Comic - March 11, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • March 10, 2015
  • Opinion

Mr. Barnes presents Otto with a gift that he believes will help alleviate his work load.

Otto Mation Comic - March 4, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • March 3, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto walks in on Mr. Barnes who has a hired a psychic reader to predict the future.

Otto Mation Comic - February 25, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • February 24, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto asks his manager for a historian to help analyze plant data.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - February 4, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • February 2, 2015
  • Opinion

The winning caption was submitted by Terence M. in Pennsylvania. "How else did you expect me to keep all of our projects on time and under budget?"

Otto Mation Comic - January 28, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • January 27, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto stops an engineer from plugging a USB drive into a production PC and has an awkward moment.