Keyword: Manufacturing systems

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Modern PLCs now include IT-capable software and communications protocols, empowering users to easily access edge-sourced data and integrate it with the enterprise.
Articles: Internet of Things

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The global interoperability standard supports manufacturing and manufacturing DX (digital transformation) in the digital era.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Drive and control platforms provide the vital protection of people and machines in automated manufacturing efforts.
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Ball screws are helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for fiber optic cables generated by 5G communications.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn how to reuse more material without recycling.
Articles: Software
See how simulation software is being used to is automate the test process for vehicle rotors.
Articles: Communications
The ability to identify hidden patterns, predict future issues, forecast usage and costs, and derive insights from IoT sensor data will reshape the industrial process forever.
Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The importance of a proactive and systematic method for collecting machine and process data within a smart manufacturing environment cannot be overstated.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn about the kinds of wireless meters that can provide precise test data.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Tech Briefs asks industry experts about cybersecurity, the cloud, wireless devices, and securing a remote workforce.
Articles: Software
Once confined to the role of machine visualization, modern unified HMI software now delivers better user interfaces, containerization, and remote device management.
Articles: Motion Control
As 5G arrives, devices will need to expand I/O counts at the controller, as well as overall networking capabilities.
Articles: Data Acquisition
As ICs continue to become smaller and chip complexity increases, manufacturers still need to ensure reliability to their customers.
Articles: Test & Measurement
A "TPSI" process makes it possible to distinguish between the front and back of optical surfaces, and to characterize the quality of both in a single measurement.
Briefs: Software
Open source microcontroller technologies in industrially hardened form factors address critical applications.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A number of battery-related innovations have been assisted by a joining technology: ultrasonic metal welding.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
These biosensors could lead to improved glucose monitors for millions of people who suffer from diabetes.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
There’s been a race to the top among industrial LED lighting manufacturers as they scramble to squeeze the maximum possible lumens per watt (LPW) out of their products.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The right sensors can cut machine building costs, improve flexibility, and boost customer satisfaction.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Electrical cables are used in services such as power delivery, automation signaling, and communications.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Low-power radio design is enabling new connected IoT products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and medical markets.
Application Briefs: Materials
With the recent boom in touch-based, polymer display substrates must be fingerprint-resistant.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Ever since Henry Ford introduced the first moving production line to the industry in 1913, automotive manufacturers have been constantly striving to streamline their processes,...

Technology Leaders: Materials
Laser technology will remain at the forefront of tomorrow’s digital manufacturing processes.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Here's what you'll need to know when you’re choosing an encoder for a motion control system.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Manufacturers are beginning to realize the same benefits by cloud-connecting their equipment and processes on the shop floor.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Manufacturers, medical device companies, and others can use this 3D printing software driven by artificial intelligence (AI).
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics

Different line scan prism manufacturers might compare two possible curves in their advertising and argue that the steeper flanks should enable better color reproduction with greater selectivity.