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Weekly Wrap Up 04.28.2017

Finish your certification around your schedule! A CVP certification is currently the highest level of distinction for vision industry professionals worldwide and it’s your chance to prove your skills! With the Certified Vision Professional online program, your team can study around your busy projects. They get to manage your time and commitments, and learn at […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 04.14.2017

World of Robotics and Automation on Display in Chicago They’re fast, they’re precise and in some cases they’re even … cute. We visit the trade show Automate to get a look at the latest in robotics. Read More Will robots replace workers or create new jobs? Automation and robotics are playing an ever-increasing role in […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 04.07.2017

Automation Trends over the Next Five Years Automation technologies and trends are dynamic and ever-changing. From robot software, accessories and sensors to end-effectors, vision and wireless technologies, our expert panel will discuss and debate some automation trends and developments they expect in 2017 and beyond. Read More Machine Vision Keeps an Eye on Facial Recognition […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 03.24.2017

Can’t travel to Automate for the CVP training this year? No worries, get trained online! We understand that traveling takes away from value added activities. Your team can reduce expenses and increase productivity by taking the CVP courses online. Read More A3 Previews Automate 2017 Show and Conference “As the largest North American event devoted […]

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Automation’s Historical Trend in Creating More Jobs

As ATMs became popular, the number of tellers at local bank branches across the nation dropped by a third. Before accepting this figure as proof that automation causes job loss, there’s a twist. Banks have opened more branches and the number of working bank tellers is higher than ever. Automation makes it possible for companies […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 03.10.2017

North American Machine Vision Market Sets New Record in 2016 Ann Arbor, Michigan – March 9, 2017 – North American sales of machine vision components and systems grew to $2.3 billion in 2016, its highest annual total on record, according to new statistics issued by AIA, the industry’s trade group. Read More Artificial intelligence: Understanding […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 02.24.2017

Interview: The Automation Boom in Mexico Jeff Burnstein, President of A3, says Mexico may be the next global player in the automation arena, but the international skills gap could be problematic. Last year proved record-setting for robotics in terms of orders and shipments in North America, according to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA). Read More Gill […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 02.17.2017

Have you considered advanced motion control to improve your machines productivity? The manufacturing plants of our fathers and grandfathers are gone forever, along with the “three Ds” (dirty, dangerous, and dull) describing the jobs therein. Machine and worker productivity is the heart of economic growth, and emerging consumer applications (online shopping, smartphone connectivity, growing environmental […]

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Tracking What Counts for Home and Work through the Internet of Things

The consumer trend toward keeping a home comfortable and one’s body in shape sheds light on behaviors and data related to the Internet of Things (IOT). Smart home devices and personal fitness trackers use low-cost sensors, but it isn’t about the technology. Wants, behavior and motivation are compelling reasons why consumers connect to the IOT. […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 02.10.2017

Global shipments for motion control products increased by 10.3% to $3.3 billion in 2016 According to new statistics released by the Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA), the industry’s trade group… “New opportunities in automation for motion control and motors help drive this growth,” said Dana Whalls, Vice President of MCMA. “Automation technologies are enabling […]

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