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Content tagged with Automation & Motion Control posted in July 2010
Industrial Ethernet Applications Expand
7/30/2010  Post a comment
From its beginnings as a standard platform on which to deploy industrial protocols for machine and system connectivity, recent advances in industrial Ethernet include application profiles to manage energy use, greater interoperability with wired and wireless devices, and multiple topology options.
Rexroth's Non-Contact End Effector
7/28/2010  Post a comment
Contactless end effector designed for reliable handling of polycrystalline and multi-crystalline solar cells.
NVIDIA Rolls out Fermi-Class Quadro GPU Family
7/28/2010  Post a comment
New GPUs combine ECC memory and other key technologies to deliver five times faster 3-D performance and eight times faster simulation performance.
PTC and EADS Reach Milestone on PHENIXCHANGE
7/26/2010  Post a comment
Pair embeds key EADS business processes into PTC's Windchill platform as part of PHENIX effort to harmonize enterprise PLM methods, processes and tools.
Motion System Brings ‘Smart House' to Life
7/26/2010  Post a comment
Virginia Tech's energy-optimized project minimizes the overall HVAC load.
Autodesk Expands Design Tool Projects in the Cloud
7/21/2010  1 comment
Autodesk is expanding the menu of cloud-based projects offered up on Autodesk Labs with two offerings: the Photofly imaging modeling service and the Neon rendering service.
German Wind Power Project Delivers ABB's Largest Power Transmission Order
7/20/2010  Post a comment
800 MW HVDC Light transmission link will connect three North Sea wind farms to German power grid.
Costs Vary Widely for 3-D Printers
7/20/2010  3 comments
Test data from T.A. Grimm & Assoc. shows cost, performance and quality data for leading 3-D printers used in rapid prototyping.
Compact Linear Motor Gantry
7/19/2010  Post a comment
Optimized gantry uses compact footprint to target dynamic contouring applications.
Simplifying Complex Motions
7/19/2010  Post a comment
X, Y and rotational motion offer fast, efficient shaping of kitchen and bathroom surfaces.
Sensors Improve Human Factors Design
7/16/2010  Post a comment
Piezoelectric matrix maps pressures around the body
Siemens PLM Software Joins Microsoft in the Cloud
7/15/2010  1 comment
As part of a partnership to explore the cloud as platform for PLM, the pair is leveraging Microsoft Windows Azure to run the DPV quality management solution that's part of Tecnomatix.
CC-Link IE for Field Devices
7/14/2010  Post a comment
Industrial Ethernet network targets deterministic communications between field devices.
Dassault Targets PLM Solution at Industrial Equipment Manufacturers
7/13/2010  1 comment
New solution packages industry-specific expertise to promote a collaborative, multi-discipline approach to engineering in that sector.
Virtual Crash Test Dummies: A Data Management Test
7/6/2010  Post a comment
Using its SLM tool to automate and manage huge data sources, SIMULIA accelerates the qualification process for its Abaqus FEA crash test dummy models from weeks to days
Dassault Upgrades V6 PLM Suite
7/2/2010  Post a comment
Geensoft acquisition brings embedded systems development capabilities to the V6 PLM mix in addition to 874 new features, many tuned for collaboration creation.
Magnetic Bearings Gaining Traction In High-End Apps
7/1/2010  Post a comment
High-performance electronics are giving a bump to magnetic bearings, enabling the well-known technology to serve in a host of new applications.
Aras Enhances PLM Replication Capabilities
7/1/2010  Post a comment
Aras Vault Replication strives for a new level of fault tolerance and system configurability

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