Top 5 Control Engineering content: April 10-16, 2023

The top 5 articles from the past week include digital twin simulations, robotics integration and the machine economy.

By David Miller April 17, 2023

Control Engineering’s top 5 pieces of content over the past week covered digital twin simulations, robotics integration and the machine economy.

1. How digital twin simulations advance digital transformation in manufacturing

By increasing visibility into a company’s manufacturing operations and testing an unlimited number of what-if possibilities in real-time, a digital twin can provide factories a reliable way to save time and money.

2.Four things to look for in a robotic integration partner

Partnering with an experienced robotic integrator that utilizes high-performance robots and leading-edge peripherals enables manufacturers to navigate the robotic automation journey.

3. Turning pollution into gold with SCADA, IPCs

Leverage IT/OT convergence technology to create sustainable applications with supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software, industrial PCs (IPCs) for edge computing, machine learning software and cloud connections.

4. How digital transformation powers the machine economy

Digital transformation technology is pushing digital twins closer to their real-world counterpart and driving manufacturing through the next wave of the digital revolution.

5. AI, flexible robotics’ growing role in manufacturing’s future

Artificial intelligence (AI) and flexible robotic systems have emerged as key technologies in industrial automation’s future and are having an impact in many ways.