Keyword: Computer integrated manufacturing

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Four industry experts explore the future outlook for smart sensors and IIoT.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
SensiCut, a smart material-sensing platform for laser cutters, can differentiate among 30 materials commonly found in makerspaces.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Today's advanced smart CNC controls allow manufacturers to optimize the manufacturing process right on the factory floor
Articles: Test & Measurement

There are a number of ways to extract data from a production line. In factory automation, sensors are used in work cells to gather data for inspection or to trigger other devices. These sensors fall into...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

In recent years, the emergence of Industry 4.0 has been steadily transforming the manufacturing sector into an ultra-high-tech industry. Innovative smart technologies such as robotics,...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

Since it was first proposed in 1975, the fiber optic gyroscope (FOG) has steadily improved in performance and manufacturability. Now a mainstream, high-volume manufactured product with...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

An integrated suite of computer programs is undergoing development to address issues pertaining to the formation of burrs — undesired projections of metal that are generated on...