2019 Robotics Research Report: Respondents to the Control Engineering and Plant Engineering 2019 Robotics Research survey identified use, trends, and purchasing habits of industrial robots and related hardware, software, peripherals, robotic safety, training, installation, integration, and maintenance.
Five trends on buying, specifying motor drives
Manufacturers share knowledge where and when needed via augmented reality (AR). See eight leading AR applications, according to IHS Markit.
Maintenance is valued, but aging equipment puts pressure on plants.
Donaldson study finds more system evaluation needed.
Index drops almost 10% to 2-year low as production, new orders slump.
New orders climb and business expands even as tariffs, worker issues remain.
Five industrial controller findings
Maintenance requires monitoring assets today while looking to the future.
The IIoT for Engineers 2018 Enterprise Resources Planning, IIoT and the Cloud Study unveiled several key findings regarding usage of ERP, IIoT, and the Cloud. This includes connections to process control, HMIs, SCADA, data historians, alarm management, and data acquisition systems.