Posts Tagged Sensors

What is Industry 4.0, and How Did We Get Here?

What is Industry 4.0, and How Did We Get Here?

Industry 4.0. Internet of Things. Industrial Internet of Things. These are some of the hottest buzzwords in the world of industrial technology today, but how can you make sense of this word soup, and how did we get to 4.0 anyway?  Keep reading for answers to common

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IO-Link 101: 8 Common Questions Answered

IO-Link 101: 8 Common Questions Answered

This is a guest post by Comtrol Corporation, a provider of networking and industrial data communication products, specializing in industrial Ethernet and device connectivity. Comtrol has also been designated as the North American IO-Link Competency Center. You may be hearing a lot of buzz about IO-Link lately,

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IO-Link Glossary: 25 Important Terms to Know

IO-Link Glossary: 25 Important Terms to Know

According to the IO-Link website, IO-Link is the first standardized IO technology worldwide for communication with sensors and actuators. If you’re new to IO-Link or are looking for a great refresher on the fundamentals, check out the guest post by Comtrol, the North American IO-Link Competency Center:

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How To Send Analog Output Using UM30 Ultrasonic Sensor and Connect +

How To Send Analog Output Using UM30 Ultrasonic Sensor and Connect +

This is a guest post from Axis Inc., an Authorized SICK distributor and engineering firm in New Jersey and Metro NY, specializing in motion control, machine control, machine vision, and process automation. Ultrasonic Sensors Background SICK ultrasonic sensors are used to determine the distances from an object, using sound

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Industrial Sensors Selection Guide

Industrial Sensors Selection Guide

There are many different types of industrial sensors that can be used for detection applications – from photoelectric sensors to inductive sensors to fiber-optic sensors.  So which one makes sense for your application?  Check out the guide below for some of the most commonly used sensors in industrial

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