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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

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FREE RIA and AIA Webinars in December!

Monday, December 2, 2013

Join us for these free, educational webinars! After registering for a webinar, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

If you cannot attend the live webinar, you will receive a link to the
recorded version within 24 hours after the live webinar.

3D Imaging for Machine Vision Applications
Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Time: 11:00 am EST
Speaker: Ruben Uribe, President, Imaging Technology Solutions (ITS)

This webinar will discuss some techniques used to capture 3D images; the resultant data points from these capture methods; and how to process the data into useful results. 3D capture techniques include laser triangulation, stereo imaging, time of flight, contact methods and fixed pattern projected light. What is the resolution, how fast can it capture, what is the minimum and maximum working distance, what ambient conditions can the imager work under? Each method has its benefits and failures and each will be discussed.


Cycle Time Optimization for Higher Productivity
Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Time: 12:00 noon EST
Speaker: Adil Shafi, President, ADVENOVATION

This webinar will start with the design decision concepts of integrated controls, simulation, robot placement, envelope, reach, payload and moment of inertia. Motion tuning, trajectory profiles, speed, acceleration, settling opportunities, multiple pickups and Z height management topics will be covered. Design changes to meet previously unachievable goals will also be presented. Finally some high speed application videos will be shown.


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