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Distributed Control – A Key Enabler for Smart Industry

747 Views November 2, 2016

In a previous post we introduced the basic concepts behind Smart Industry – making manufacturing more efficient, more intelligent and aware, and more connected.  In order to enable these concepts, there are a wealth of development efforts ongoing in different areas of the industry. One of the most demanding applications in this context is motion control for industrial robots where …

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by Gerard Cronin

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Smart Industry – The future of manufacturing

656 Views July 8, 2016

When most people think of Industry they probably they imagine a big, noisy place where everything runs at the steady pace dictated by giant machines. Raw materials are transformed into finished goods, unvaryingly and at a predictable rate, while people working there adapt to the processes and needs of the machines. While this is still true in many cases, …

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by Gerard Cronin

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