By: Jeanine Lubeck

GE and Gerdau Rationalize Steel Manufacturing the IoT way: A … – Read IT Quik
November 29, 2016

Gerdau and General Electric (GE) have been experimenting with the Internet of Things (IoT) and its extensive application to the manufacturing…

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Rockwell Automation acquires Maverick Technologies – BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)
October 3, 2016

Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation Inc. has acquired Columbia, Illinois-based Maverick Technologies. Rockwell Automation’s Milwaukee headquarters. Rockwell makes automation solutions for a global…

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Machine Vision Helps Adhesives Trend Stick in Auto Industry – Photonics.com
September 20, 2016

JAMES SCHLETT, EDITOR, [email protected] Business has been getting stickier for Ron Weber, president of USS Vision, a Livonia, Mich., machine vision…

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Pocket-sized Vu8 LiDAR is highly configurable | Electronics EETimes
September 7, 2016

LeddarTech claims the pocket-sized device is 65% smaller than its other offerings while being 58% lighter (75 grams), making it suitable…

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SCADA: The heart and brain of industrial automation
September 2, 2016

SCADA Overview: In the industrial sector, especially where assets are dispersed and situated in remote locations, supervisory control and data acquisition…

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Crane Hooks: Braking/Overhauling – Bonitron Crane & Hoist Solutions
September 1, 2016

Crane Hooks is a periodic update on topics related to materials handling with a particular focus on all things crane related…

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Crane Sentry® Hook Height by Laser-View Technologies
August 31, 2016

Does anybody ever really know exactly how high the hook is at any point over its course of travel or how hook height…

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Laser Sensor Can Detect Damage to Military Assets – Photonics.com
August 31, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 31, 2016 — A distributed feedback fiber laser sensor has detected acoustic emission signatures associated with cracks in…

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Dimetix laser sensors with difficult target surfaces
August 23, 2016

Dimetix laser distance sensors are readily compatible with a wide variety of target surface colors and textures. The reflection from a natural…

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Work goes all hours at Schebler sheet-metal plant
August 17, 2016

Sheet metal doesn’t care what time it is. In the middle of most nights, workers at Schebler Co. are welding away the…

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