automation News for September 13 2017

Android Home Automation Demo MiCasa Verde

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Automation Building a division of Bascale Company Industrial Group

This Division provides Custom Design of Electrical Panels and Controls, as well as Fabrication, Assembly and Automation Services for municipalities, manufacturers and customers requiring specific dedicated controls for Industry Processes, Production Lines, Conveying Lines, OEM Equipment, Utility Relay Panels, Motor Controls, as well as many other industrial applications. Automation Building started providing services since July of 1996 with the directive of providing Customers reliable and cost effective control panels for their equipment and process operation needs. In order to support our clientele properly at startups, we provided Field Services for hands-on process understanding and PLC/Control Integration. Automation Building manufactures, supports the construction and commissions diverse designs of panels each year. Our project history includes a vast variety of industries and applications, from Packaging Lines and Conveyor Logistics to Robotic Palletizers and Hazardous Location Controls.
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Automation-X One-stop Shopping for Wellsite Automation Products

We are your one-stop shop for industrial automation products. Easily order online or contact us for volume discounts at 800.898.2899. Visit our new, and larger warehouses to better serve our customers: Greeley, CO and Rifle, CO! We stock all the products to automate your processes from the top brands in the industry. Shop our store, thousands of automation products are in stock and ready to ship.
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Home – A3 Association for Advancing Automation

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Home Automation buying guide

Home automation is nothing new, but a recent boom in smart home tech has thrust it straight into the spotlight. “Home automation” is slightly less broad, referring specifically to things in your home that can be programmed to function automatically. Are there any devices you regularly turn on and off? Do you regularly adjust your home environment depending on what you’re doing? Those regular habits and activities are typically the best candidates for automation. Some of the most popular categories in home automation include light bulbs, switches, home security, door locks, cameras and climate control. These devices are the nervous system of the smart home – they’re able to sense the environment around them in some way, providing vital context for the decisions your automated home is going to make. A good one will integrate every smart thing in your home into a single, seamless home automation experience, and offer consolidated controls within a single app. Typically, a hub will include multiple radios for popular smart home protocols like Z-Wave and ZigBee – the wireless “Languages” of smart home gadgetry. One other smart home platform you might have heard something about is IFTTT. An acronym for “If This, Then That,” IFTTT is a free service that lets you craft automation recipes that link smart gadgets, web services, and online tools. Home automation can conjure Jetsons-esque images of fully mechanized, highly intelligent living spaces. If you’ve got a specific vision for want you want your home automation setup to accomplish, all that’s left is to study your options, narrow them down, and give one a shot. The majority of home automation boils down to things turning on and off on their own. In general, smart home manufacturers see the value in keeping things at least somewhat open, and many go out of their way to embrace third-party hubs and smart home platforms as a means of providing compatibility with other gadgets. You can also find ways of experimenting with home automation that don’t cost anything at all. In sum, it’s a great time to give home automation a shot.
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atinfo/awesome-test-automation: A curated list of awesome test automation frameworks, tools, libraries, and software for different programming languages. Sponsored by http://sdclabs.com

A curated list of awesome test automation frameworks, tools, libraries, and software for different programming languages to help software engineers easily bootstrap test automation upon necessity. Press like to support us and watch repository to receive updates. Feel free to fork and add new content! Your contributions are always welcome!
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Automation May Lead to a Workless Future for Humans. Here’s How We Can Cope.

To add to our apprehensions about the future, it seems we’re running out of letters with which to name successive generations: after Baby Boomers, came generation X, then Millennials, who have now been succeeded by Generation Z. Whether or not one finds any symbolism, omen, or irony in this is beside the point. Will the automation of everything leave many people behind, bringing despair and disappointment? Or will it urge humanity to redefine self-actualization? Will the realization of one’s potential no longer be defined by career success or measured by net-worth? If and when it becomes unnecessary for a significant portion of the population to be working, will we be able to adapt our value system to allow for guilt-free leisure, encourage more creative exploration, and recognize the value of lifelong learning? Just imagining a scenario where the jobs of cashiers and retail salespersons in the U.S. are fully automated, we are looking at. One could take solace looking at past experiences – where some vocations fade away, but the new ones come in their stead. Many analysts argue that this time will be different. If those predictions come true, and we are indeed heading for a workless future, now would be high time to kick off a policy discussion on how we must prepare for it. As the gap widens between population growth and automation on one side, and job creation to meet the needs of our machine-powered future on the other, we have to begin making serious adjustments to maintain social cohesion. Delivers productivity gains that can be distributed among the population without the need for everyone to contribute in a traditional way? Should such future be imagined, it will require a major paradigm shift in how our society is organized, how we define contribution, where we find fulfillment, and how we draw meaning from our daily activities. The problem with that discourse is that it’s framed in terms of the current situation – where policies are designed to discourage “Freeriding” of some upon the efforts of others. What we should be considering instead is the circumstance where all humans are freeriding on the efforts of machines. Adopting norms in a society – where one’s contribution is no longer defined by “Economic output,” – is a challenge of a different scale and complexity altogether. As political careers are made and broken on the promises of job-creation, it will require a great deal of courage for our leaders to take responsibility and initiate a frank debate on the possible workless future. To better cope with the uncertain future, we’ll have to develop a new vocabulary to articulate the dilemmas we have yet to face. The imagined future where humans may not have to work – as machines will be taking care of ever-widening range of our needs and wants – is not assured, but it is highly probable. We can debate the timeline and keep stuffing this difficult conversation into a can, so that we could kick it down the road. What would be more constructive is delving into this debate headfirst, trying out new policies, learning from one another, and shaping our workless future to minimize its discontents.
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