Message to the PR community trying to arrange appointments at the Consumer Electronics show:
I am not going to CES as the result of switching jobs in November when I became editor-in-chief of Design News. I had signed up to go to CES as editor-in-chief of Electronic Business. In my new capacity, I will not be attending. I have been innudated with requests for appointments as I'm sure hundreds if not thousands of editors and writers have who been granted CES press credentials.
However, I welcome all the companies who contacted me to come by our Waltham, Mass. office.
Most machine design engineers will survey existing component manufacturers for standard linear guide products, limiting what they can do with their designs. Using extruded aluminum profile guides can customize machine designs while shrinking the bill of materials.
Weaned on the relatively effortless connectivity of today’s massive variety of consumer electronic products, automation users in the IIoT will likely not tolerate too many competing, piecemeal standards for long. And the Industrial Internet Consortium is trying to preempt history.
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