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    Workforce and the IIoT

    Dec 30, 2021 8:52:11 AM / contributions by Seth Angle posted in Industrial Automation, Automation, Smart Machines, IIoT,

    The internet allows the global economy to run, and innovations like 5G cellular networks are fueling its growth. Virtually every company sends or collects information online or stores large amounts of data on cloud servers, and technology developed to help scientists share information now connects tens of billions of devices.

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    5 Common Industrial Robot Applications

    Sep 1, 2021 9:11:59 AM / contributions by Seth Angle posted in Industrial Automation, Robotic arm,

     

    Industrial robots have become an essential component of modern manufacturing. They increase production and quality by repeating tasks with precise movements, few errors, and no need for breaks. They can also replace human workers on tasks with poor ergonomic conditions or exposure to hazardous materials or equipment. Many manufacturers are investing in collaborative robots, a.k.a. cobots, which can work safely in proximity to humans.

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    Which Industries Benefit from Industrial Automation?

    Jul 15, 2021 10:01:36 AM / contributions by Seth Angle posted in Industrial Automation,


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    It’s undeniable that industrial automation has brought increased efficiency, accuracy, flexibility, and dependability to the workplace. While automation will save time and effort for many more businesses in the future, specific industries have already reaped the benefits of converting at least some of their processes.

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    How Collaborative Robots Impacted Automation

    Apr 16, 2020 2:57:46 PM / contributions by Mark Miller posted in Industrial Automation, Collaborative Robot, Cobot,

    Collaborative robots, sometimes called cobots, have had a major impact on automation in the past several years. Unlike the large, often dangerous machines dedicated to a single factory task, collaborative robots are generally lightweight, compact, and easy to program for a variety of jobs.

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