Siemens Industry introduced a compact controller solution at the Hannover Fair, Hannover Germany. Siemen's new controller is composed of the Simatic S7-1200 Controller and Simatic HMI basic panels that can be programmed with Step 7 Basic Engineering software. -- 04.21.09 FULL ARTICLE
Reconciling disparate control systems, each very powerful and having individual strengths, is becoming quite common for systems' integrators, especially as end users look for options to modify and improve their control systems. -- 04.13.09 FULL ARTICLE
Dynamic Structures of Coquitlam, Canada, have been contracted to build the world's largest telescope. They have selected Autodesk Inventor software to design and test the project. -- 04.01.09FULL ARTICLE
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers announced a new partnership with the National Association of Manufacturing. NAM has developed a Manufacturing Skills Certification System to provide a more accurate way of evaluating skills, and has accelerated the process through the use of online testing. -- 03.24.09 FULL ARTICLE
The idea that devices can conform to a specification and may not interoperate can confound end-users, system integrators, and device manufacturers alike. ODVA and its members have been working to close that gap with conformance, interoperability and performance tests. -- 03.24.09FULL ARTICLE
An exchange of engineering students between technical universities in the European Union and Canada was launched focusing on replacing traditional lecture-based teaching to an improved one for mechatronics. -- 03.23.09 FULL ARTICLE
If these students are any indication, the future of mechatronics is bright.
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