Automation http://americanmachinist.com/taxonomy/term/6630/more en GE Aviation Buys Robotics Developer http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/ge-aviation-buys-robotics-developer <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation acquired OC Robotics for an undisclosed price, explaining the British automation systems designer would enhance its ground-based engine repair and service programs. OC Robotics is 20-year-old developer noted for manufacturing commercial snake-arm robots and software for confined and hazardous environments.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/ge-aviation-buys-robotics-developer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/qc-and-inspection/ge-aviation-buys-robotics-developer#comments Automation Machining / Cutting QC and Inspection Shop Operations Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:53:00 +0000 63811 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>OC Robotics develops snake-arm robots for working in confined and hazardous spaces. They are guided by wire ropes, and controlled by proprietary software, to traverse cluttered environments and conduct activities such as inspection, fastening, and cleaning.</p> 11 Tools and Technologies to Boost Machine Shop Performance http://americanmachinist.com/automation/11-tools-and-technologies-boost-machine-shop-performance <div class="node-body gallery-body">Every machine shop is open to the idea that something can be done better: faster, more precisely, at a lower cost per finished part. Here’s a list of new technologies, new functions, and options and applications that will help shops operate with better information, faster responses, improved data connectivity, and more optimal workflow. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/automation/11-tools-and-technologies-boost-machine-shop-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/automation/11-tools-and-technologies-boost-machine-shop-performance#comments Automation Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Shop Operations Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:48:00 +0000 59391 at http://americanmachinist.com High-Precision, High-Efficiency Ideas for Machine Shops http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/high-precision-high-efficiency-ideas-machine-shops <div class="node-body gallery-body">Precision is at the core of every effort in every machine shop, not simply to complete turning, grinding, milling, etc. with exceptional accuracy and finish quality — but to get every task, every problem, every idea or inquiry addressed effectively, efficiently and profitably. No wasted steps, no missed opportunities.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/high-precision-high-efficiency-ideas-machine-shops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/high-precision-high-efficiency-ideas-machine-shops#comments Automation Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting QC and Inspection Shop Operations Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:07:00 +0000 53621 at http://americanmachinist.com Why IoT Is Different Than Past Technology Evolutions http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/why-iot-different-past-technology-evolutions <div class="field-byline"> Dan Miklovic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The wheels of evolution turn slowly, and that's part of the problem. There's no sense of urgency, says Dan Miklovic, principal analyst at LNS Research.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/why-iot-different-past-technology-evolutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/why-iot-different-past-technology-evolutions#comments American Machinist Newswire Automation Enterprise Software Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:09:00 +0000 46931 at http://americanmachinist.com It's Not the Internet of People Anymore http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/its-not-internet-people-anymore <div class="field-byline"> Karen Field </div> <div class="node-body article-body">'I'm going to make a stunning observation,' is how Timothy Chou, a visionary and leader in bringing enterprises to the cloud since 1999, in his keynote speech at IoT Emerge today. 'Things are not people.'</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/its-not-internet-people-anymore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/its-not-internet-people-anymore#comments American Machinist Newswire Automation Enterprise Software News Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:03:00 +0000 46921 at http://americanmachinist.com Mapping Your IoT Monetization Strategy for 2017 http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/mapping-your-iot-monetization-strategy-2017 <div class="field-byline"> Chris Kocher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Internet of Things could create hundreds of billions of dollars in new markets but the question is: who will be the winners and losers in this new marketplace? What are the driving forces behind IoT and what are the implications for companies developing strategies in IoT? How should you innovate to ensure you grow your business without being disrupted or “Amazoned?”</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/mapping-your-iot-monetization-strategy-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/mapping-your-iot-monetization-strategy-2017#comments American Machinist Newswire Automation Enterprise Software Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:47:00 +0000 46911 at http://americanmachinist.com 2017’s First New Technologies for Machine Shops http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/2017-s-first-new-technologies-machine-shops <div class="node-body gallery-body">For machine shops seeking new capabilities to make their manufacturing processes faster, more efficient, more profitable, and more competitive, there is no wrong time to evaluate new technology.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/2017-s-first-new-technologies-machine-shops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/machining-cutting/2017-s-first-new-technologies-machine-shops#comments Automation CAD/CAM Software Cutting Tools Machining / Cutting Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:08:00 +0000 45961 at http://americanmachinist.com Trends Shaping the Return of Manufacturing to the United States http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/trends-shaping-return-manufacturing-united-states <div class="field-byline"> Tony Glockler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. businesses are bringing jobs back home. In order to make the most of this shift, it is essential for them to ensure that American workers are highly skilled and up-to-date with the latest technology and tools. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/trends-shaping-return-manufacturing-united-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/shop-operations/trends-shaping-return-manufacturing-united-states#comments Automation Shop Operations Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:41:00 +0000 45931 at http://americanmachinist.com <p>The restoration of domestic manufacturing&rsquo;s vitality has been in progress for several years, with trends like &ldquo;reshoring&rdquo; as well as capital investments in new production capabilities, the embrace of &ldquo;smart&rdquo; technologies, and in manufacturers&rsquo; adoption of new information standards and data communication capabilities.</p> Can Internet of Things Data Be Trusted? http://americanmachinist.com/american-machinist-newswire/can-internet-things-data-be-trusted <div class="field-byline"> Tom Kaneshige </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In an era of data deluge, knowing which information to trust has never been more important — or harder. </div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/american-machinist-newswire/can-internet-things-data-be-trusted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/american-machinist-newswire/can-internet-things-data-be-trusted#comments American Machinist Newswire Automation Enterprise Software Sun, 01 Jan 2017 16:08:00 +0000 42221 at http://americanmachinist.com Why the IoT Should Be All About the ROI http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/why-iot-should-be-all-about-roi <div class="field-byline"> Kshitish Soman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It can be a struggle to understand the Internet of Things, but that doesn’t mean that companies should constrain it unnecessarily.</div> <p><a href="http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/why-iot-should-be-all-about-roi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americanmachinist.com/enterprise-software/why-iot-should-be-all-about-roi#comments American Machinist Newswire Automation Enterprise Software Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:18:00 +0000 39551 at http://americanmachinist.com