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Photoelectric sensors in a hot glass production line

During peak production periods, well over one million glass bottles per day are made on production lines that use machines manufactured by Heye International.

Factory automation 25 September, 2018

Achieving predictive maintenance using an oil condition monitoring system

Monitoring the condition of lubricating oils is an important part of predictive maintenance.

Instrumentation 14 September, 2018

DMC vs RFID in manufacturing

In order to choose data matrix codes or RFID for your application, it is important to understand the fundamental differences between the two technologies.

Materials handling & logistics 07 September, 2018

Reaping the benefits of the Industrial IoT: using IPCs as gateways

One of the problems of implementing an IIoT strategy is having to deal with legacy systems on the plant floor.

Industrial networks & buses 05 September, 2018

A new era of connectivity, thanks to OPC UA

OPC UA fulfils the connectivity requirements of industrial applications, by providing both vertical and horizontal communications to industrial controllers.

Software & IT 04 September, 2018

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Mobile robotics: forklifts will never be the same again

Mobile robotics: forklifts will never be the same again

Robotic technology will transform the forklift industry, causing a colossal transfer of value towards spending on autonomous materials handling...

Article 07 August, 2018
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Consumer electronics expectations meet industrial control

Consumer electronics expectations meet industrial control

The familiarity of smartphones and tablets is having a growing influence on the development of operator interfaces.

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Reaping the benefits of the Industrial IoT: using IPCs as gateways

Reaping the benefits of the Industrial IoT: using IPCs as gateways

One of the problems of implementing an IIoT strategy is having to deal with legacy systems on the plant floor.

Article 05 September, 2018
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