Automation

Resource pages for "Automation"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


robot

How Commercial Service Robots Will Transform Facilities Management

Service robots streamline daily building processes so facility managers can focus on dealing with more complex challenges.
AI robotics workplace

The Future Of AI And Robotics In The Workplace

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics evolve, they're certain to have a huge impact on the workplace and facilities in 2023.
cleaning robots

Partnership Aims To Deploy Robots That Clean, Provide Food Service

One robot will work with commercial cleaning teams to scrub, sweep, dust mop, and sanitize; another will deliver food and drinks to diners.
Pharmaceutical Facilities

The Future Of Pharmaceutical Facilities

Flexible, resilient pharmaceutical facilities can save your company time, money, and allow you to take on new projects efficiently.
green hydrogen facility

Mitsubishi Power To Automate Green Hydrogen Facility

Its new integrated control and safety platform from Emerson will optimize the facility and supports reliable, clean power generation.
Foodservice Automatic Doors

Does Foodservice Need Automatic Doors?

Even though nearly two-thirds of patrons prefer them, many restaurants have been slow to embrace the benefits of automatic doors.
pallet drop safety gates

Mezzanine Safeti-Gates Extends Automation Options

Options for power, remote operation, and tracking have been extended through Mezzanine Safeti-Gates' full line of pallet drop safety gates. 
Automation Analytics Software

SoftBank Robotics Automation Analytics Software

Whiz Connect automation analytics software introduced as part of robotics-as-a-service solution for Whiz commercial robot vacuums.
Openings

ASSA ABLOY Launches “Upgrade Your Openings”

ASSA ABLOY introduced its “Upgrade Your Openings” program to support facility managers in integrating touchless and automated solutions to create safer, healthier environments.
CMMS Programs

How CMMS Programs Increase Production Sustainability

Full implementation of CMMS programs converts production facilities into lean, predictable, efficient, and sustainable units.
handheld HMI

IDEC HG1P Handheld HMI

The HG1P handheld human-machine interface (HMI) has a 4.3" LCD screen and is lightweight and robust to enhance operator interactions for automated machine tending and robotics applications.
industrial computers

Helix Series Industrial Computers

OnLogic's Helix Series of industrial computers is available for users in edge computing, industrial IoT, smart city, smart factory, AI, and automation applications and powered by Intel’s latest 10th generation processors.
smart transceiver

Adesto Adds Smart Transceiver Protocols

Ability to use multiple protocols on same network revolutionizes field integration for building automation and industrial control applications.
Dialight Reliant™ industrial LED High Bay range

Dialight Launches New Reliant Industrial LED High Bay Range

Designed to deliver superior energy efficiency, the new Reliant range is suitable for warehouses, light manufacturing, and other large indoor spaces.
Panorama Tower

Siemens Helps Design Miami Skyscraper’s Safety, Security, Automation

At the 2.7 million square foot building, which includes residential, commercial and retail space, Siemens smart building solutions allow for flexibility, future-proofing, and seamless transition from one part of the building to another.

Can Robots Do A Better Job Than People?

More than half of U.S. managers think robots and automation do higher quality work than humans, according to a study by MindEdge/Skye Learning.
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Friday Funny: Can A Robot Hold Down A Desk Job?

Sure, it can do a backflip – but can a robot fold a piece of paper, pick up a paper clip, or laugh at your boss's jokes?
robot workers

Help Wanted: Humans In 2019

A survey from Manpower Group reports majority of respondent employers plan to increase or maintain headcount as a result of automation.
security panel

DMP XTLtouch Security Panel

The XTLtouch is an enhanced all-in-one security system that comes standard with 99 zones of 900 MHz two-way wireless; LTE and Wi-Fi communication; remote control via Virtual Keypad app or VirtualKeypad.com; and built-in Z-Wave support for up to 140 devices.
Workplace Trends For 2018

Six Workplace Trends For 2018

Wages, flexible work, and agile work arrangements are among the trends and market factors that will impact the U.S. workplace in 2018 and beyond, predicts Randstad.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

Facility Executive Featured Video

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