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Automation & The Future | Automate Pro Europe Issue 3 | December 2021

By Joel Davies -

Welcome back to the third edition of Automate Pro Europe magazine, which is the first edition published by Automate Pro Europe after the official launch of our automation news hub. Aptly, this edition is dedicated to automation and the future, with many fascinating articles exploring the topic from different perspectives.

To begin, we showcase the biggest news from the automation, machine vision, computer vision and robotics industries in our Industry News section.

We give you all the details on Automate Pro Europe, including why we expanded and how to get the most out of your reading time.

Launching the Hygienic Building Kit, autoVimation presents the world’s first mounting system for machine vision applications that is suitable for installing cameras, lighting and lasers in the food and pharmaceutical industries or cleanrooms.

Automate Pro Europe’s editor, Joel Davies, speaks with iENSO’s President, Sebastien Dignard, about their upcoming embedded vision platform launch and the embedded vision market.

Kirsty Talmage-Rostron, Business Development Manager – UK South, Industrial Equipment at Siemens Financial Services discusses industrial automation, robotics and how smart finance could provide the means for those technologies to thrive.

Visual Components, a developer of 3D simulation software for the manufacturing industry, delivers its research gathered from 100 UK decision-makers in the manufacturing sector on topics covering areas such as cost, sustainability and supporting technologies in manufacturing.

Although COP26 may be over, those involved in it are busy trying to deliver on the promises they made. Joel Davies profiles the 10 start-ups part of COP26’s Tech For Our Planet Showcase trying to save the planet with innovative technologies.

In another interview, Joel Davies talks with ASPIRE’s Dr Art Morrish about the upcoming MBZIRC challenge that will see teams from around the world compete against one another with the chance to win millions of dollars.

Professor Yvan Petillot, co-academic lead of the National Robotarium based at Heriot-Watt University and director of the ORCA Hub examines one of the biggest growth areas in the higher education landscape, demonstrating how robotics and automation are already, and will increasingly, shape the future workplace and workforce.

EMS look at the future of deep space exploration and how electrical engineering is going to help mankind get there whilst LMI deliver an article on how it helped Farmers Cut develop a farm-to-fork process consisting of proprietary indoor water and soil saving cultivation method for producing pesticide-free greens.

Automate Pro Europe chat with MidOpt about its time at the VISION show, new products and machine vision trends.

Thank you for reading in 2021. The whole Automate Pro Europe team wishes you happy holidays. We’ll be back with the fourth edition of Automate Pro Europe magazine in the new year. See you then!

Joel Davies
Editor

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