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Home Introduction Saws Presses Plastics Machinery Additional References Presses» Presence Sensing Devices Presence Sensing Devices are one of the most common safeguards for automatic feed part revolution clutch presses. They are designed to automatically stop the machine stroke if the sensing field is interrupted. Proper use of presence sensing devices provides protection not only for […]

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Cobots V Robots Futura Automation
Cobot vs Robot in Assembly Brian McMorris For robotics cognoscenti, the great debate of our time is: “what is better, a cobot or a robot” for robotic assembly, finishing or machine tending? People line up on both sides of this argument, with equal degrees of passion. Online journal "Asian Robotics" is a website that falls [...] Read more
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Advantech Reveals Edge AI Solutions Powered by Intel® Technologies 2/27/2019 IoT Edge Intelligence Software SolutionsEmbedded Modules & Design-in Services Feb. 2018, Taipei – Advantech, a global leading provider of intelligent IoT systems and embedded platforms, today reveals the industry’s first hardware and software integrated edge AI solutions powered by Intel® Vision Accelerator Design with Intel® [...] Read more
by George Wilken Manufacturers around the world are always looking to improve operational efficiency and use data gathered from the shop floor to drive improvements. We can discuss lean concepts and the nuances that typically come up in discussions with my lean peers. I can hear “the pencil and an A3 size paper is all [...] Read more
Followers know that I am fascinated by the visions of TV and movie writers of the 1960s and 70s. These were my formative years and like many in my generation, John F Kennedy and the American space program and race to the moon with the USSR captivated my imagination. I read every science fiction book [...] Read more

  A Timeline History of Robotics   IN THE BEGINNING   Before 1920 In ancient times, the percursors to robots were Automata, the word which was originally an Italian renaissance term for a mechanical device, usually powered by water, windpower or clockwork.  The word Automaton was a plural version and came to mean a self-operating […]

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