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How Robot Taxes Will Hurt Innovation – and Workers

By Robert Huschka In 1900, London was home to roughly 50,000 horses. More than 11,000 horse-drawn cab drivers carted folks around the city. Thousands of workers helped bring in hay. Blacksmiths tended to the animals. And, laborers carted away the millions of pounds of manure that was generated every day. Technology has always changed the […]

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What NY Times column gets wrong on robots

By Jeff Burnstein President of the Association for Advancing Automation Robots don’t take away jobs. When companies lose to their competition, that’s when workers lose jobs. There seems to be this idea: If the robots hadn’t shown up, the jobs would have stayed. But nothing could be further from reality. Here’s the truth: We aren’t […]

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Weekly Wrap Up – 09.05.2014

This Week in Automation   Become an Automation Expert – Resources Roundup Interested in learning more about what automation can do for your company? Business owners are pressed for time and we’ve devoted this week’s post to gathering helpful resources for your convenience. Useful links to industry news and best practices as well as upcoming […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 08.01.2014

This Week in Automation   Key Questions to Ask Before Automating Automation is a proven way for companies to speed up production, produce higher quality products, and compete globally. A clear understanding of needs must be matched with the solutions that automation provides. Use these key assessment questions as an evaluative framework before investing in […]

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Key Questions to Ask Before Automating

Automation is a proven way for companies to speed up production, produce higher quality products, and compete globally. Making the transition from traditional processes to new technology doesn’t happen at the snap of a finger. A clear understanding of needs must be matched with the solutions that automation provides. Use these key assessment questions as […]

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Weekly Wrap Up 07.25.2014

This Week in Automation   Video Interfaces Deliver Advantages in Industrial Automation Complicated and expensive. If this is your perception of machine vision for industrial automation, it’s time to reconsider. Choosing the right video interface can help designers and end-users reduce complexity, lower costs, and gain performance advantages. Read More     A3 Business Forum Set […]

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Video Interfaces Deliver Advantages in Industrial Automation

Complicated and expensive. If this is your perception of machine vision for industrial automation, it’s time to reconsider. Choosing the right video interface – the hardware and software used to format imaging data and send it to a computer for analysis or display – can help designers and end-users reduce complexity, lower costs, and gain […]

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