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Project studies, technology trends, tips and tricks, and company announcements for your reading enjoyment.

Why You Need MindSphere in Your Facility

Blog post by Sam Hoff, CEO

When the iPhone came out on in the middle of 2007, it was an

New Office Mate: FANUC LR-Mate

We’ve had a new office mate this week in our Austin office! This FANUC LR-Mate is getting ready to inspect parts

An RFID Solution for FCA US Transmission Plant Operation
Patti Engineering Provides Solution for FCA US Transmission ...

This article originally appeared in our October 2017 Patti Perspective Newsletter

The FCA US LLC Indiana Transmission Plant 1 (ITP1),

New Technology: Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500S Software Controller

Blog post by Nick Hitchcock, Senior Electrical Engineer

Released earlier this year, Siemens’ new S7-1500S Software Controller is a

In Memory of Dick Morley

It is with deep sadness that we learned Dick Morley passed away in New Hampshire Tuesday evening.

Dick was best known

Kettering University: A Great Investment
Remote I/O: What and Why

Blog post by Marc Bourque, Electrical Engineer
What is Remote I/O?
Remote I/O is the ability to control inputs and outputs

Digitally Testing Code with Simulation Software

Blog post by Nick Sadro, Electrical Engineer

Anyone who has programmed, in industrial automation or other areas, will admit their

A Custom Solution for a Worm Diverter
Robot Frames as Street Addresses

Blog post by Brian Parkham, Senior Electrical Engineer

Robots are becoming ever more popular in today’s automated manufacturing world and

Work Environment Considerations for Choosing a Robot