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2nd Quarter 2011
  Automation excellence from nature
Festo, Robotics & Mechatronics

The Bionic Learning Network is an alliance of educational establishments and specialist companies tasked with exploring bionic solutions for evolutionary automation applications


  VSD secures production
Emerson Industrial Automation Southern Africa , Electrical switching & drive systems & components

The installation of a large variable speed AC drive and bypass on a pump has ensured production security at a South African gold mine


  Mining robots have the potential to save lives
Robotics & Mechatronics

A groundbreaking new project aims to develop a small, low cost, autonomous robot which can enter hazardous underground environments, gather data and provide feedback on the potential risks before miners enter the area


  Unmanned aircraft flies like a hummingbird
Robotics & Mechatronics

AeroVironment has developed the world’s first fully operational life-size hummingbird-like unmanned aircraft


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