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Big Brother and the 'Internet of things'

The ‘Internet of things’ is the next big thing in technology.  Supposedly you will have combinations of sensors, RFID tags and Internet links that will be as much a part of you as your clothes, and will allow you  to control everything in your life, from your thermostat to your garage door. 465 more words


Cell manufacturing, how it works and what are the benefits

In my last blog I shared of the deliverance out of engineer driven purchasing to a road of enhanced profit and larger bank balances by having purchasing determine from whom we buy.   693 more words

Factory Automation

"WOW" Flexible connection of Serial and Ethernet-based Modbus participants

WOW “Our Modbus gateway integrates them all”

With a Modbus gateway your network serial terminal devices, such as an industrial controller or our Power Monitor, can communicate via an Ethernet network, thus enabling data communication between all the devices. 138 more words


Live Webinar: Designing an Optimal Rotary Motion Joint for Robotics & Factory Automation

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Harmonic Drive® gearing is a dominant technology used in precision rotary motion applications in the field of robotics and factory automation as well as other industries such as machine tool, semiconductor, and medical equipment.   100 more words

Motion Control

Challenging the “how it’s done" norm’s

Product and process development have long been a work and passion of mine. I recall when I first applied my many years of designing and building special purpose machines to a factory re-engineering project at the… 237 more words

Factory Automation

Video - 3D Image Capture in Logistics

The Scorpion 3D Stinger Camera creates images in realtime. This video shows how these capabilities can be used in logistics to locate, count and identify objects. 106 more words

Scorpion Vision Software

Video - 3D Picking of Metal Parts with Scorpion 3D Stinger

The Scorpion 3D Stinger Camera captures 3D images in realtime. In this article we present the results from a student project coordinated by the norwegian automation company… 159 more words

Scorpion Vision Software