Two new wide screen HMIs from Mitsubishi Electric

  Two new wide screen HMIs from Mitsubishi Electric benefit from optional antibacterial protection sheets to safeguard operators. The new Graphic Operator Terminals (GOT) are also ready for remote connection where user access is limited. Remote connection functions like Soft GOT enable remote maintenance to access the local screen, where GOT Mobile allows operators to […]

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How AI and AA extend machine control architectures

[Source: Shutterstock]   Modern technologies are often around for a considerable time before gaining acceptance in machine control or a production line. It is also true for the advanced analytics and artificial intelligence that are now creeping into industrial machine control architectures. These smart technologies are extending traditional machine control to offer enhanced data processing, […]

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Smart VSDs for smarter warehouse stacker cranes

  To improve throughput and space utilisation, warehouses use automated stacker cranes for the retrieval and storage of goods. Operating at high speed, these devices locate, pick, transport and unload cargo. Smart VSDs (variable speed drives) play a key role in determining their correct and effective operation. Wayne Turtill, Product Manager – Drives, Servos and […]

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Using IIoT to leverage performance from plant data

  Boosting responsiveness, productivity and flexibility on the factory floor is the key to enhanced competitiveness. Effectively leveraging data is central to this and for ensuring the successful deployment of new and updated automation systems. Mitsubishi Electric’s Jeremy Shinton considers new controllers for managing the convergence of IT and OT to optimise plant data management […]

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