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Is a stepper or servo best for torque optimization?
A machine builder wants to know the tradeoffs between stepper motors and servo motors for its CNC machines
Is robotic furniture in our future?
Meet the space-age coffee table created by Jessica Banks, founder of RockPaperRobot.
How to set up a DAQ system
Data acquisition begets information, which leads to intelligence for control.
7 must-read articles on machine safety
Where is machine safety moving? Find out with these popular Control Design features focusing on safety.
Will virtualization be the legacy hero?
Making the case for legacy support in both software and hardware, as well as backups.
Machine builders raise the roof with solar
Facilities look for assurance when generating their own energy.
The machine builders' guide to remote monitoring
How OEMs of all sizes can streamline development, improve service and drive new revenue with off-the-shelf remote solutions
Is wireless I/O up to the challenge?
Technology improvements create a valid alternative to hardwired connections.
How much effect will linear power supplies' EMI have on machine controls?
A machine builder asks about the trade-offs between a switched mode power supply and linear regulated.
Is the Industrial Internet of Things just the latest name for machine-to-machine connection?Stories 1 - 10 of 218
Has the machining manufacturing environment already completed IIoT by a different name?