ISA Interchange

Welcome to the official blog of the International Society of Automation (ISA).

This blog covers numerous topics on industrial automation such as operations & management, continuous & batch processing, connectivity, manufacturing & machine control, and Industry 4.0.

What Are Cobots?

The first thing that pops into my mind when someone mentions a cobot is the robot vacuum that wander...
Mark Arkell Apr 2, 2021 5:30:00 AM

5 Ways RFID Technology Facilitates Inventory and Production Visibility

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags help manufacturers and suppliers maintain inventory overs...
Emily Newton Mar 30, 2021 5:00:00 AM

Cobots Help Manufacturers Succeed In Light of the Pandemic

The manufacturing industry has been hit especially hard by the pandemic. There’s the obvious impact ...
Emily Newton Feb 23, 2021 5:00:00 AM

Digitalization of Production Facilities

The term “digitalization” (or the phrase “digital transformation”) has different meaning as applied ...
Anil Pushkaran Feb 19, 2021 5:30:00 AM

IT and OT in Manufacturing Execution Systems

Recently, there has been renewed interest within manufacturing execution systems (MES) as to the del...
Tom Seubert Jan 8, 2021 5:30:00 AM

Augmented Reality in Smart Manufacturing

In today’s digital age, new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), a...
Sandeep Kumar Dec 18, 2020 5:30:00 AM

Vision-Guided Robotics

Part I The driver behind digitalization is the growing demand for accuracy, enhanced quality, and re...
Vikas Anwekar Sep 8, 2020 5:30:00 AM

Here's Why You Should Consider Getting Your FE

So, a few years ago, you decided you wanted to go to engineering school. You did your research and f...
Brad S. Carlberg Jul 3, 2020 5:00:00 AM

The Future of Automation: Will Robots Take Your Job?

“Automation.”
Chris Sciulli May 19, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Energy in Fluid Mechanics

  This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, ISA Fellow and author of...
Edward J. Farmer Dec 11, 2019 9:00:25 AM

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