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Sam Hoff Talks About Digital Transformation

Intro (Sam Hoff did a podcast interview with Bryan Powrozek, Sr. Manager, Industrial Automation at Clayton &

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Why Ignition Is Growing On Us

Since deciding to join the Ignition certified integrator program and investing in training, our engineers have really

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30 Projects for 30 Years

Today marks 30 years of Patti Engineering.  Back in 1991, three weeks before Sam’s wedding day, he founded a

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How Does a Neural Processing Unit Make AI Accessible to Manu...

The SIMATIC S7-1500 TM NPU (neural processing unit) is the new AI (artificial intelligence) module from Siemens. 

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Why Virtual Commissioning?

Especially with visitor and safety restrictions over the last year, more of our customers have been requesting virtual commissioning

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What Can Go Wrong When You Underestimate The Edge

We’ve all heard about the importance of The Cloud when it comes

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Profibus Debugging

A customer was having a problem with their Profibus communication. The Profibus nodes were dropping out occasionally. This caused

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