December, 2022

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The Smart Sensor/Predictive Maintenance Connection

Automation World

Understanding how smart sensors and the coupling of their data with machine learning algorithms enables the transition from condition monitoring to predictive maintenance is key to reaping the benefits of IIoT. Factory / Sensors

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Compact rotary solenoids can be performance matched to an application

Design World

The R-09-150 CCWM Series of counterclockwise, forward shaft extension rotary solenoids from Magnetic Sensor Systems (MSS), available in OEM quantities, features 18 different winding configurations allowing the user to match torque and duty cycle requirements to an application. These compact 38.1

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ZEDEDA Delivers Edge Infrastructure Solution for Switch Automation

Gary Mintchell

This announcement relates more to IT than operations. ZEDEDA has established a spot in a technology called edge orchestration. As edge compute has become a hot thing finding ways to manage and orchestrate edge devices assumes importance.

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The Major Fields of Robotics in 2023

Robotics Automation News

Robotics is now gaining popularity more quickly than anything else. Robotics is a vast topic that examines how machines function in various businesses. Because robots are useful practically anywhere, they are gaining popularity.

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Aussies want more manufacturing in Australia, research reveals

AU Manufacturing

Sponsored Content by Australian Made. A 2022 study by Roy Morgan has shown that 90% of Australians think we should be undertaking more manufacturing in Australia.

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Industrial Processes & Wireless Communications – Part II: Manufacturing Logistics

Cisco Manufacturing

The Internet is littered with articles about Industry 4.0. Adoption of digital industrial processes have accelerated since the German government led this initiative to maintain national industrial prowess. For example, with digital twins and modular flexible systems.

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How Siemens’ Amberg Factory Uses Red Hat OpenShift

Automation World

To improve predictive maintenance, quality assurance, and cybersecurity at its Amberg, Germany, factory, Siemens has created a cloud-native, modular architecture using Red Hat OpenShift. Factory / Analytics

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10 Expert Digital Transformation Tips

Gary Mintchell

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Toppan develops AI system enabling multiple robots to recognize people

Robotics Automation News

Toppan, a technology company specializing in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has developed TransBots, a digital twin solution for linking physical spaces with virtual reality reconstructions in real time and centrally managing and controlling multiple types of service robots.

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Australian manufacturers drive economic growth by making complex things the world needs

AU Manufacturing

Media Release by AMGC. The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has marked the closure of its $30 million Federal Government Commercialisation Fund with co-investment into a final six Australian manufacturers.

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How to leverage today’s IMTEX 2023, happening after a gap of 3 years

Dinesh Mishra

Manufacturing Industry exhibitions have a strong request in marketing for producers, not only for industry gatherings and personal sales networks but also for showcasing products and innovations. During the pandemic, the manufacturing trade shows were losing their effectiveness.

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The Next Phase of Supply Chain is Here. Are You Ready?

Automation World

Supply chain disruption remains a persistent challenge. Companies, especially in North America, are responding by rethinking global supply chain networks for greater resilience and flexibility. Factory / Supply Chain Management

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Bosch Rexroth opens new factory automation customer innovation center

Design World

Bosch Rexroth has opened a new customer innovation center near Austin, Texas.

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The top 10 IT/OT convergence trends showcased at SPS fair 2022

Gary Mintchell

Knud Lasse Lueth, founder and leader of the firm IOT Analytics in Germany, wrote a comprehensive report on trends picked up at the SPS fair in Nuremberg in November. Note: I have an affiliation with the analyst firm as an advisor. I recommend visiting the web site to check out the full report.

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Indy Autonomous Challenge returns to CES

Robotics Automation News

The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) returns to CES 2023 to push the boundaries of head-to-head autonomous racing and showcase the future of autonomous mobility.

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Bringing manufacturing back to Australia

AU Manufacturing

The federal government recently introduced a $15 billion landmark bill that would support, diversify and transform Australia’s industry and economy in an effort to reclaim its reputation as a country that makes things. .

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Ocean Legacy announces production of sustainable plastic pellets

Canadian Manufacturing

Legacy Plastic is made from post-consumer processed recycled plastic recovered during ocean, shoreline, and marine equipment cleanups and transformed into new products.

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Industry Shapes the Future of Automation

Automation World

Companies such as Pfizer, Shell, ExxonMobil, and Intel show the value of automation and where it’s headed through their use of specific technologies. Business Intelligence

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From trend to trade: how automation evolves out of necessity

Design World

What was unthinkable in the past has become commonplace in modern warehouses. Robots and scalable automation are now must-haves for thriving during market fluctuations. Warehouse automation has been around a lot longer in the U.S. than people may assume.

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AI Software for Robots and Flexible Automation

Gary Mintchell

AI gathers so much media hype that I must curtail my natural bent toward contrarianism. Artificial Intelligence in its various forms has advanced many applications. However, its hype often exceeds the actual applicability. Some new products offer more potential than immediate use.

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5G Network Construction Requirements for Optical Fiber Products

Robotics Automation News

5G is a leading technology in the field of new-generation information and communication technology. At the same time, 5G technology, as an important factor driving the development of the industrial Internet, is not only a new opportunity, but also a huge challenge.

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Orbital UAV, Animal Dynamics to develop new aerial autonomous solution

AU Manufacturing

Integrated propulsion systems manufacturer Orbital UAV and UK-based aerial logistics company Animal Dynamics have signed a strategic partnership intended to drive innovation. .

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Industrial Processes & Wireless Communications – Part I: Robots and AGV

Cisco Manufacturing

Industrial Processes & Wireless Communications . The Internet is littered with articles about Industry 4.0. Adoption of digital industrial processes have accelerated since the German government led this initiative to maintain national industrial prowess.

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3 Critical Factors for Industry’s Future

Automation World

Rockwell Automation digs deep into the cybersecurity, sustainability, and workforce issues impacting the discrete manufacturing and processing industries. Sustainability

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New Conveyor Product Finder from mk North America

Design World

mk North America, Inc. has announced the availability of its new “Conveyor Product Finder”. This online tool www.mknorthamerica.com/product_finder makes it easy for users to refine mk’s conveyor offering based on application requirements.

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Zebra Technologies Looks At Automotive Industry

Gary Mintchell

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Uber Eats and Cartken partner to offer sidewalk robot deliveries

Robotics Automation News

Uber Technologies, and Cartken, a delivery robots company, have formed a new partnership for food deliveries via automated robots in Miami, Florida. Uber Eats consumers in Miami will have the opportunity to have orders delivered by Cartken’s self-driving robot.

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Good vibrations turbo charge green hydrogen production

AU Manufacturing

Media Release by RMIT University. Engineers in Melbourne have used sound waves to boost production of green hydrogen by 14 times, through electrolysis to split water.

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Autonomous Sorting Of Nuclear Waste Uses Machine Vision and Machine Learning

Metrology

UK laser systems integrator, Cyan Tec has revealed a fully autonomous robotic sort and segregation system for handling nuclear waste. This innovative project drives forward technology in nuclear decommissioning enabling.

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Checklist for Short-Duration Cutover Success

Automation World

How to reduce the risks associated with quick cutovers from legacy systems with planning, communication, and coordination of everyone involved. Factory / Control

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Beckhoff USA names Daymon Thompson director of product management

Design World

Beckhoff USA has promoted Daymon Thompson to director of product management. As a longstanding, key member of the company’s product management team, Thompson has advocated for innovation in manufacturing through advanced automation, IIoT, and machine learning technologies.

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ABB Energy Advances

Gary Mintchell

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Micropsi Industries’ AI software now compatible with Fanuc robots

Robotics Automation News

Micropsi Industries says its artificial intelligence-based software MirAI is now compatible with numerous robots produced by Fanuc, the world’s largest supplier of robotics and factory automation.

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H2 GO: Are Australians on board with hydrogen energy?

AU Manufacturing

Article by Chris McKay, CSIRO ECOS. With the hydrogen industry still in the early stages of development, community acceptance will be crucial to whether it succeeds. A new CSIRO report examines public attitudes around not just how hydrogen is used, but also its production, storage and transport.

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Measuring Automotive Surfaces From Substrate to Clear Coat

Metrology

For years, automotive manufacturers have only been able to verify the quality of paints and coatings after completing the entire process. Without a method to track the quality of paint.

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Maersk Oil Upgrades Its SCADA

Automation World

Maersk Oil gets a 12-year extension on the life of its North Sea platforms’ controllers by upgrading to new, backward-compatible ABB controllers and avoiding a rip-and-replace migration. Process / Control

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ABB RobotStudio takes to the cloud enabling real-time collaboration

Design World

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