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IFR Report: Top Robotics Trends Heading into 2020
February 19, 2020

IFR Report: Top Robotics Trends Heading into 2020

From 2020 to 2022 almost 2 million new units of industrial robots are expected to be installed in factories around the world. New technology trends and market developments enable companies to react to changing requirements. The International Federation of Robotics shows top trends to innovate.

Interact Analysis Report: Bumpy road ahead predicted for global manufacturing industry
February 19, 2020

Interact Analysis Report: Bumpy road ahead predicted for global manufacturing industry

The report shows that the current deceleration in manufacturing output seen in 2019 is expected to continue into early 2020. However, a solid recovery is anticipated by 2021, before the sector enters another natural business downcycle towards the end of 2022. A rise in output for most industrial segments is then forecast beyond 2022.

FieldComm Group version 1.2 of Field Device Integration standard including support for HTML5, JSON and OPC UA
February 14, 2020

FieldComm Group version 1.2 of Field Device Integration standard including support for HTML5, JSON and OPC UA

Announced in conjunction with the availability of version 1.2 of the FDI specifications (IEC 62769), this release of the FDI Device Package Integrated Development Environment (FDI-IDE) provides enhancements for field instrument software developers.

EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) releases EtherCAT Device Protocol Poster
February 13, 2020

EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) releases EtherCAT Device Protocol Poster

The poster deals with the basics of EtherCAT technology, the EtherCAT Device Protocol (EDP), and provides a visual overview of EtherCAT. It describes the basic functional principles of EtherCAT, the structure of the frame and its processing in the EtherCAT Slave Controller (ESC).

IEC standards committee SC 48B publishes IEC 63171-6 standard for Single Pair Ethernet interfaces in industrial applications
February 11, 2020

IEC standards committee SC 48B publishes IEC 63171-6 standard for Single Pair Ethernet interfaces in industrial applications

IEC 63171-6 is the international standard for Single Pair Ethernet interfaces in industrial applications. The editor is the IEC committee SC 48B copper connectors. The mating face standard IEC 63171-6 T1 Industrial Style was the first standard submitted by HARTING to SC 48B for a Single Pair Ethernet mating face as early as 2016.

Ponemon Institute report: Security professionals anticipate automation will reduce IT security headcount
February 11, 2020

Ponemon Institute report: Security professionals anticipate automation will reduce IT security headcount

Overall, the majority of companies (77 percent) continue to use or plan to use automation in the next three years. The biggest takeaway in this year’s study is that the majority of respondents (51 percent) now believe that automation will decrease headcount in the IT security function, an increase from 30 percent in last year’s study.

 TÜV Rheinland releases report: Cybersecurity Trends for 2020
February 10, 2020

TÜV Rheinland releases report: Cybersecurity Trends for 2020

The report is a collaboration between many of TÜV Rheinland‘s Cybersecurity experts globally, and discusses seven key Cybersecurity trends which will be important to be aware of in 2020. These include attacks on smart supply chains, threats to medical equipment and weaknesses in real-time operating systems.

Global Market Insights Report: SCADA Market Revenue to Surpass USD $50B by 2026
February 07, 2020

Global Market Insights Report: SCADA Market Revenue to Surpass USD $50B by 2026

The SCADA market growth is attributed to the increasing adoption of automation technologies by oil & gas, utility, and manufacturing industries. SCADA allows operators to visualize the complete process of a factory or machine to access real-time data.

FAULHABER announces FAULHABER Drive Selection Tool
February 04, 2020

FAULHABER announces FAULHABER Drive Selection Tool

A solution for developers and application engineers, information, such as speed and torque, is sufficient in order to determine the appropriate solution. A list with the most important parameters shows the choices calculated.

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Syncron announces launch of servitization maturity model
January 30, 2020

Syncron announces launch of servitization maturity model

The servitization maturity model is a four-step process that will serve as the roadmap for manufacturers to navigate the necessary steps and changes required for the journey to delivering Product-as-a-Service (PaaS).

Industrial Internet Consortium announces launch of IIC Community Forum
January 29, 2020

Industrial Internet Consortium announces launch of IIC Community Forum

IIC Community Forum will be an IIoT discussion forum to provide helpful, relevant content to technology users, vendors, integrators, technology experts, researchers, government entities and academicians.

Coordinate Metrology Society announces  Level-One and Level-Two Certifications for traditional coordinate measuring machine (CMM) professionals
January 28, 2020

Coordinate Metrology Society announces Level-One and Level-Two Certifications for traditional coordinate measuring machine (CMM) professionals

CMS Certification credentials aid in verifying an employee’s knowledge of metrology, which is essential to ISO certified manufacturers and companies with Quality Management Systems.

Leybold announces Pumpfinder and LEYCALC online tools
January 21, 2020

Leybold announces Pumpfinder and LEYCALC online tools

With these web-based tools, users can select and build their vacuum solutions online. They are designed to be used for two different use cases: Users with vacuum know-how can use LEYCALC to calculate the behavior and performance of vacuum systems in detail. The Pump Finder guides beginners to suitable products by a questionnaire.

Precision Drive Systems announces new Predictive Spindle Maintenance Program
January 09, 2020

Precision Drive Systems announces new Predictive Spindle Maintenance Program

PDS also offers a quarterly service where PDS technicians visit the customer’s shop and attach portable wireless sensors to the machine for a quick glimpse at the spindle’s health.

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CIMdata releases eBook on CGTech's VERICUT manufacturing program verification solution suite
January 09, 2020

CIMdata releases eBook on CGTech's VERICUT manufacturing program verification solution suite

Since 1990, CIMdata has provided coverage of the CAM and Digital Manufacturing software market spaces. This is eBook on CGTech's manufacturing program verification and optimization solution suite

NK Technologies announces Motors and Pumps Tech Guide
January 07, 2020

NK Technologies announces Motors and Pumps Tech Guide

The handbook is resource for learning the basics about current sensing theory, current transducers and switches, and choosing a solution for an application.

Interact Analysis Report: Industrial robot market slows in 2019
December 13, 2019

Interact Analysis Report: Industrial robot market slows in 2019

Compared to 2017, where revenues associated with industrial robots increased by 20%, forecasted declines of 4.3 per cent in 2019 have caused some concern.

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Industrial Internet Consortium and oneM2M release whitepaper on Advancing the Industrial Internet of Things
December 12, 2019

Industrial Internet Consortium and oneM2M release whitepaper on Advancing the Industrial Internet of Things

The joint whitepaper, “Advancing the Industrial Internet of Things,” written by the IIC and oneM2M, demonstrates how these two IoT organizations are working together to advance the IIoT and digital transformation, through the creation of an interoperable, flexible and efficient IIoT ecosystem.

Association for Advancing Automation Report: North American machine vision market down in 2019
December 11, 2019

Association for Advancing Automation Report: North American machine vision market down in 2019

Machine vision systems saw a decrease of 2% year over year, at $599.9 million. This category includes smart cameras and application specific machine vision (ASMV) systems. The machine vision components market (cameras, lighting, optics, imaging boards, and software) dipped 4% to $92.1 million in the same time. Total machine vision financial transactions fell 2% to $694.1 million.

Advancing Automation: Sensors & Instruments, Volume XXI
December 09, 2019

Advancing Automation: Sensors & Instruments, Volume XXI

With so many new tools and capabilities, it can be hard to keep up with innovations. That’s why teptn.com remains committed to being the top resource for all things automation. Learn the latest about Sensors & Instruments from industry leaders including how smart transmitters enable smart sensors, powering wireless instruments and sensors, and how sensors and systems enable the computer-controlled production of automobiles in this edition of Advancing Automation.