Very seldom will you find a movie recommendation in this motion control blog, but here's one you might want to know about."SAFTEY: Uncover The Competitive Advantage" is a 45-minute film that Siemens Energy & Automation will be showing at movie theaters around the country starting on January 23.The movie's "cast"of safety experts will address changes in safety standards and strategies for bringing safety into the machine design process. And anyone attending the movie will get more than a screening and some popcorn. The movie will be followed by a Q&A session and attendees will receive a Safety Workbook that contains practical advice on OSHA standards, risk assessment, and more.
Are they robots or androids? We're not exactly sure. Each talking, gesturing Geminoid looks exactly like a real individual, starting with their creator, professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University in Japan.
Truchard will be presented the award at the 2014 Golden Mousetrap Awards ceremony during the co-located events Pacific Design & Manufacturing, MD&M West, WestPack, PLASTEC West, Electronics West, ATX West, and AeroCon.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.