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An automatically controlled operation of an apparatus or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human elements of observation, effort, and decision making.

laboratory automation

The use of clinical laboratory instruments that assay large numbers of samples with minimal human intervention.
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Netmodule and eWon are examples of companies with highly specialised offerings targeting the industrial automation industry.
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Industrial automation software provider Software Toolbox announced on Thursday the release of Dream Report, a reporting solution for industrial automation with an integrated feature set and no programming required.
Gurgaon, Haryana, July 6, 2011 /India PRwire/ - Dedicated to innovation, energy efficiency, and environmental protection, Delta Group, the world's leading energy saving solutions provider, showcased its latest line of industrial automation solutions for the printing and packaging industry at PackPlus South 2011.
India, May 23 -- Rockwell Automation has purchased Lektronix, an industrial automation repairs and service provider in Europe and Asia.
The ANSI/ISA99 standards address the vital issue of cybersecurity for industrial automation and control systems.
23 November 2010 - Finnish AC drives manufacturer Vacon Oyj (HEL: VAC1V) said today it will cooperate with local computer security provider F-Secure Oyj (HEL: FSC1V) on computer security research in industrial automation applications.
The OMRON Industrial Automation Lab will be hosted at the faculty of Engineering and Architecture at the American University of Beirut and will cater to students, faculty members, and industrialists alike.
This guide for students and managers new to industrial automation environments provides a review of the basic functions, technical details and terminology used in modern plants and factories.
One of the world's top-five machine-tool builders, MAG Industrial Automation Systems (Sterling Heights, Mich.), has named Dr.-Ing.
Tokyo, Japan, Apr 24, 2007 - (JCN Newswire) - OMRON Corporation (TSE:6645; ADR: OMRNY) has unveiled a new, global portal website for its industrial automation business, designed to ensure that OMRON's customers receive consistent, rapid, first-class service wherever their operations are based, and to boost OMRON's visibility on the Internet.

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