Best of 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, The Automationer is taking a moment to reflect on the best from this past year.

Trends in Industrial Automation

Throughout 2018, most of the buzz was around futuristic concepts such as artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), and the digital twin. The Automationer was there to help make sense of it all.

AREA MACHINE JEALOUS OF DIGITAL TWIN GETTING ALL OF THE ATTENTION

ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT MACHINE STARTING TO FIGURE OUT THAT ITS OPERATOR IS AN IDIOT

5 WAYS AUGMENTED REALITY WILL DISRUPT INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

Other news from 2018

2018 also brought stories on industrial cobots, bitcoin mining, and industrial control system cybersecurity.

WITH RISE OF INDUSTRIAL SEX ROBOTS, NEW ANSI STANDARDS ARE IN DEVELOPMENT

SOFTPROLEX TECHNOLOGY RELEASES IN-CHASSIS BITCOIN MINING MODULE (BMM)

REASONS FOR TRYING TO ACCESS YOUR ICS

Covering the human side of industrial automation

The Automationer wasn’t always capturing the cold, impersonal side of industrial automation. We also brought several human interest stories to the delight of our readers.

AREA ENGINEER WORRIED THAT AFTER-SCHOOL STEM PROGRAM STUDENTS ARE BEHIND ON QUOTA

AREA ENGINEER PUTS MORE EFFORT INTO AUTOMATING FRONT YARD DISPLAY THAN FACILITY

Happy Holidays

On behalf of the vast organization at The Automationer, we want to take a moment to thank all of our readers across the globe. And we we wish all a happy holidays, and best wishes for the new year!






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