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So long, Remote I/O, and thanks for all the connections

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:32:00 -0500

Retirement of Remote I/O prompts a look at what’s on the network

Intrinsic safety comes with requirements

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:11:00 -0500

How to design a control circuit for use while keeping barriers in mind

Cyber threats require access

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:22:00 -0500

Authenticate users at every level

Accurate fishing begins with lights-out manufacturing

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:19:00 -0500

Okuma machinery helps aerospace company to evolve into the reel deal

When is the right time to upgrade?

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:51:00 -0500

Replace components when you want to, not when you have to

The many movements of robotics

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:35:00 -0500

Take a good look at articulated, SCARA, cartesian and delta robots

The fundamentals of motion control systems

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:02:00 -0500

A visual primer for the essential components of motion controls

Smart control and drive integration fill the bill

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:26:00 -0500

Italy’s Goglio wins Smart Machines category in Best Future Machine Awards

How will VSDs alter motor efficiency?

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:03:00 -0500

New ideas for tying motors and variable-speed drives together for better control

Light-fidelity communication: technology in progress

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:49:00 -0500

The detail design specification of a Li-Fi instrument network

A whiteboard for automation

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:10:00 -0500

Unimpeded by technology, automation moves beyond traditional control to cyber-physical, autonomous and self-optimizing systems

How the father of the PLC lives on

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:01:00 -0500

"Dick Morley's openness to possibility, characterized by a seemingly endless stream of big ideas, and his personable humility make him stand apart from other innovators across all industries," writes Control editor Jim Montague

Forget PLC vs. PAC vs. IPC

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:37:00 -0500

Choosing a controller is about the application requirements and meeting the controller’s capabilities

Technology and the future of employment

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:34:00 -0500

Not only is technology filling routine jobs, it's quickly being hired for non-routine work

How to win the talent wars

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:58:00 -0500

Organizations look to fill skilled positions using innovate tactics

Automation benefits from technology

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:51:00 -0500

Automation technology and IT are converging to provide cost-effective implementations of visualization and communication from top to bottom in small compact industrial PCs

Diagnostic tools of the future

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 12:06:00 -0500

The tried and true multimeter will always be around, but sensor level communications, technology and the Internet of Things are changing diagnostic tools from reactive to proactive

Thank you, Dick Morley

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 13:47:00 -0400

Remembering a good friend who happens to be the father of the PLC

3 alarm types to manage with HMI

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:32:00 -0400

Talk with the operator to understand what functions will be used

Hot options for temperature measurement

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:12:00 -0400

Thermistors, thermocouples and RTDs offer a range of devices