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Getting 'Gotta Have' Tech into Packaging Controls

Posted June 18, 2014 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Ever witness a toddler adroitly navigating a game of Angry Birds? Do you wish your devices at work had similarly easy or intuitive functionality as the kid's tablet or pad? Consumer electronics experience certainly creates "gotta have" desires for better technology in industrial devices. In fact, some industrial machinery suppliers, Edson Packaging among them, have been integrating advanced HMI technology for years. This piece from Control Engineering explains how technologies like near field communication, RFID - and now multi-touch technology - are changing case packing machinery.


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