October 24, 2018
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Robotic Revolution: Why Now? A hardware perspective
Robotic Revolution: Why Now? A hardware perspective

By Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, IDTechEx
In this article, we consider developments in price-performance ratio of hardware components to make up a new robotics: transistors, memory, sensors, energy storage, and electric motors.

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Challenging Machine Vision Misconceptions
Challenging Machine Vision Misconceptions

By Harel Boren, CEO, Inspekto
As the machine vision industry goes on to embrace Autonomous Machine Vision, misconceptions remain. This article explains the truth behind some common machine vision misconceptions.

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Ruggedized DC/DC Solutions for Challenging Environments
TBLC 6 to 90 Watt Low-Profile DIN Rail Power Supplies

TBLC series feature high efficiency & low standby power (ErP Ready/ECO Compliant) in a low profile 55mm case. Safety approvals include UL 1310 class II, UL 508 and EN 60335-1 (household appliance) for smart homes/buildings.

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TIB  80 to 480W Next Gen Industrial DIN Rail Power Supplies
TIB 80 to 480W Next Gen Industrial DIN Rail Power Supplies

TIB series offer 90 - 94% efficiency, back-power immunity, 150% pk load (4 secs), full load rating to +60°C, UL 508/60950-1 approvals for rugged industrial environments.  Mounting Clip can side mount for flat panel installations.

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Edge Computing: A Catalyst for a New Data Protection Approach
Edge Computing: A Catalyst for a New Data Protection Approach

By Jason Andersen, Stratus Technologies 
With today’s increase in frequency and complexity of cyberattacks, security and data protection are suddenly at the forefront of many industries including industrial and manufacturing.

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Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest
Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest
Submit a funny caption for this comic. If your caption is selected as the winner, we will send you a newly-designed Automation.com & Otto Mation mug.
Industry News

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Ruggedized DC/DC Solutions for Challenging Environments
TRN1 / TRN3 1 or 3 Watt in 11.9 x 7.7 x 11 mm, SIP or SMT package

TRN series DC/DC converters offer reduced costs with enhanced performance in a smaller package and cover a wide range of space limited applications.

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HEIDENHAIN introduces HIT 3.0 online CNC controls learning program
HEIDENHAIN introduces HIT 3.0 online CNC controls learning program
Replacing HIT 2.0, this online training program is launching a revised 3-axis machining learning program. With the new guided programming function, the user is able to gain realistic practice with Klartext programing and DIN/ISO programming within the learning packet.
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RS Components announces partnership with BrightSparks 2019 engineering initiative
RS Components announces partnership with BrightSparks 2019 engineering initiative

BrightSparks 2019 is open now to nominees who are based in the UK and are aged between 16 and 30; nominations can be submitted until Friday 15th February 2019

Industrial Internet Consortium announces IIC Resource Hub
Industrial Internet Consortium announces IIC Resource Hub

The IIC Resource Hub references IIC resources including knowledge and expertise from IIC foundational documents, testbed insights, toolkits, demos and relationships with global standards and industry groups, and also provides actionable intelligence.

New Products

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TPP 15/30 ENCAPSULATED  Small 15 & 30W AC/DC Encapsulated Power Supplies

TPP 15/30 ENCAPSULATED Small 15 & 30W AC/DC Encapsulated Power Supplies

Available in PCB or chassis mount with convection cooled, full load operation up to 60°C, class I or II operation with efficiency up to 91%.

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Hardy introduces HI 6200 series of single-channel weight processors
Hardy introduces HI 6200 series of single-channel weight processors

The Hardy HI 6200 series are single-channel Weight Processors featuring industrial Ethernet-based communications, IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) compatibility, remote diagnostics and a color touch screen interface.

Honeywell introduces SmartLine wireless pressure transmitter

Honeywell introduces SmartLine wireless pressure transmitter

The enhancement and evolution to the XYR 6000 wireless transmitter enables users to choose the wireless protocol best suited to their specific process automation applications.

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ecom introduces Tab-Ex 02 tablet series

ecom introduces Tab-Ex 02 tablet series
With the Tab-Ex 02, the mobile user can communicate in real-time—anytime, anywhere—as well as remotely collect and retrieve data, parameters, and information
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AccelMotion announces DC2M17 intelligent motor module
AccelMotion announces DC2M17 intelligent motor module

AccelMotion created the DC2M17 by integrating a 2A 35V driver with a motion controller, configurable general-purpose inputs and outputs, and diagnostic and protective circuits

Festo introduces CPX-E control platform for handling technology
Festo introduces CPX-E control platform for handling technology
Plug-and-pay connectivity includes Festo components and systems such as sensors, cameras, HMI, and electric and pneumatic servo systems, including actuators.
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