Differentiating Motion Control Products

Saturday, July 30, 2011

One of the major topics among motion control professionals is the number of applications that are stand-alone, single axis systems with little or no external interaction between other…

Read More

The Cost of Control

Sunday, July 24, 2011

In the computer industry we hear interesting metrics about the ever increasing capabilities of processors and hardware.  That capability is usually measured in a performance metric such as…

Read More

Hardware, Software and Performance

Sunday, July 17, 2011

In the industrial control world, its all about performance.  With every year that passes control system performance improves.  This is heavily influenced by the computer industry’s ever increasing…

Read More

Putting the “Mecha” into Mechatronics

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Motion control, machine automation, mechatronics, actuator technology, whatever you want to call it, the thing you have to keep in mind is that in motion control, tasking is…

Read More

Reflections on Freedom

Monday, July 4, 2011

July 4th holiday weekend.  A paid vacation day for most people, and a great day to hang out with friends and enjoy your favorite pastime.  It is also…

Read More