NASA’s Space Launch System rocket lift-off marks return to the moon after 50 years
Artemis I test flight preps for astronaut-led missions that will follow in the bootsteps of Apollo 11.
Machine control strategies to minimize downtime
How AI, predictive maintenance, remote monitoring and 2D/3D simulation help manufacturers deliver high quality and low cost.
Dithering process reduces stair-step artifacts in 3D printed parts
Fraunhofer IGD process for polyjet printers minimizes quantization errors to produce smoother part surfaces.
BRP buys 80% stake in German gearbox tech firm
Ski-Doo maker says acquisition will further plans for electric human-assisted products.
Ukraine, Russia racing to acquire smarter, deadlier drones
Drone fleets of both sides reportedly depleted following months of fighting.
Bureaucrat on trail for leaking details of $700M shipbuilding deal puts forward defence
Legal defence team raises prospect of multiple leaks of secret cabinet deliberations in 2015.
OPC Foundation elects Board of Directors members
Automation technology organization names Dr. Holger Kenn as Chairman. names Dr. Holger Kenn as Chairman.
Schneider Electric, ETAP announce digital twin integration
Integration of ETAP’s digital twin with EcoStruxure enables quicker operator training and testing of real-time “what-if” scenarios, companies say.
SKF, AWS collaborate on IIoT condition monitoring solution
Bearing maker says service will help manufacturers scale the number of monitored rotating assets by several thousands.
Study: Operator panel market to bounce back from pandemic
Arc report predicts HMIs will experience double digit growth in 2021.
IDEC’s Safety Commander merges industrial-grade safety with HMI tablet.
Stellantis, Foxconn team up to make cars more connected
4th-largest automaker says tie up “will mark the next great evolution of our industry.”
Opto 22 releases latest groov EPIC, RIO models with Ignition 8 onboard
New models provide more memory and storage to support the latest releases from Inductive Automation.
Beckhoff releases machine vision-specific HMI control software
TwinCAT HMI, combined TwinCAT Vision, enables advanced machine vision display controls to operator interfaces.
ATS Automation’s modular Symphoni technology combines the speed of continuous motion with the precision and flexibility of robotic assembly.
IDEC adds 12V DC 16 I/O CPUs to MicroSmart FC6A PLC product line.
MapleSim Insight simplifies machine controller testing
Software tool enables testing of machine control strategies via simulation, 3D visualizations.
Rockwell acquires Kalypso and ASEM, S.p.A
Automation giant broadens digital transformation capabilities with addition of IIoT-focused firms.
Eigen Innovations’ AI-driven systems optimize quality control for automotive, paper manufacturers.
New Brunswick-based automation firm’s systems combine high-resolution imaging, thermographic data and AI algorithms to promote a continuous cycle of improvement.
GE Additive unveils new metal 3D printers, materials and software
Latest EBM, Concept Laser systems, plus copper/tool steel materials, tailored for aerospace industry.
Motor Soft Starters
Siemens’ Sirius starters offer enhanced protection including integrated Safe Torque Off function.
Motion Control Roundtable 2019
Motion control leaders discuss the market conditions and trends of the Canadian automation market.
IDEC upgrades high-performance touch-screen series.
Rockwell Automation AI module provides predictive analytics.
Multi-touch HMI and Controller
B&R’s Power Panel C50 offers a dedicated processor for HMI.
Delta Computer Systems updates motion control software, announces RMC200 PROFINET support.
GE to spin off GE Digital as separate company
The decision was made in an effort to streamline the company’s industrial services amidst ongoing financial woes.
Exor’s eX700 series features Harsh Environment Operation
Creaform looks to expand U.S presence with new California facility.
The 3,000 ft. space will incorporate an expanded industrial robot calibration service
Canadian centric IIoT partnership to bring LPWAN software to “Mass-market”
Toronto-based Behr Technologies is looking to bring MIOTY to market with the help of Microsoft, Advantech and Hitachi Solutions America.
HMI Panel Interface
B&R’s latest display transmission tech, SDL4, allows 100-meter cable spans and up to 4 HMIs per PC.
Compact Industrial PC
B&R’s Automation PC 2200 variants are free of fans and other rotating parts, making them completely maintenance free.