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posted in August 2013

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The Archives of Factory Automation
8/29/2013   7 comments
I love slideshows. Hereís one on what automated manufacturing, robotics, the factory floor, automotive, and production used to look like. Can you imagine working in these environments today?
Global M2M Interoperability Is Getting Closer
8/29/2013   1 comment
What will be involved in making machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and interoperability a reality? Players from industrial and communications segments sat down at the oneM2M panel at the M2M Evolution Conference. Hereís a recap of the discussion.
Outsourcing American Jobs: Where's the Debate?
8/22/2013   14 comments
Some say a real debate has not yet taken place on the outsourcing of American jobs. Is this really an issue of corporate greed, or are there multiple factors at work behind outsourcing? Itís time to give this your attention.
New Algorithm to Pinpoint-Land NASAís Mars Rovers
8/15/2013   4 comments
Improving on awesome isnít necessarily easy. NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), with the aid of a new flight control algorithm, will be able to better pinpoint landings of future spacecraft. Imagine.
Solve Machine Interoperability & Pocket $100K
8/15/2013   2 comments
While many devices spew out important data on the factory floor, for the most part that data isnít communicated effectively to anyone or anything else. Discover how to get industrial interoperability to mirror the advances seen in IT interoperability.
Sensor Advances for Military Environments
8/8/2013   2 comments
Sensors are used in droves (and drones) on the battlefield, often causing information overload. However, several recent advances are truly compelling.
A Miniature Space Robot Brings Hope
8/8/2013   11 comments
Just a few days ago, Kirobo, a 13.4-inch talking robot designed as a new type of human-robot interface, blasted into space.
Industrial Engineering Timeline: 1764–2013
8/1/2013   20 comments
Hereís a timeline that incorporates some of the most important dates, along with the people involved in industrial engineering. What do you think is the most compelling event, and why?

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