To make accessing critical production data easier within the manufacturing enterprise, Rockwell Automation is launching the Allen-Bradley Stratix 5100 wireless access point (WAP) featuring a work group bridge.
HIGHRES Biosolutions (HighRes), a global provider of automated robotic systems to the Life Sciences industry, has announced it has been selected by the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (Sulsa) to provide multiple automated robotic platforms to support the UK National Phenotypic Screening Centre’s (UK-NPSC) research activities.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc has introduced the GOT2000 Series, a human machine interface (HMI) that monitors and controls machine components with a graphical touchscreen. This unique technology allows operators to interact with the HMI similarly to a tablet or smartphone with intuitive gestures and multi-touch actions.
STARWOOD’S Aloft Hotels has announced the appointment of ALO as the hotel brand’s first Botlr (robotic butler). This charismatic cyber associate made his debut at Aloft Cupertino recently, making Aloft the first major hotel brand to hire a robot for both front and back of house duties.