Bosch Rexroth – Machine Design – 4 Control Trends that You Can’t Ignore
Smart devices and IIoT are driving the demand for more open software-controlled systems.
Written by Jeff Kerns | Feb 03, 2017
As companies look to bring more manufacturing to the U.S. or keep work here, automation and robotics are increasingly being used in factories. This has accelerated the development and use of electronics and software as more manufacturing equipment is focused on automation and robotics. So where are these new advanced control devices headed? In short, products are increasing modularity, flexibility, programming, and connectivity. This article will explain how some companies are making this happen, and some of the products that make it possible to satisfy and implement these four trends.