How does a relay work? | Normally Open | Normally Closed | Steps towards learning Automation – 02

How does a relay work? | Normally Open | Normally Closed | Steps towards learning Automation – 02

In this episode, we will see how relays work. It’s relatively easy for anyone with an understanding of relay type control to program PLCs with little guidance. Some of you must have already used relays. Relays are used in our day-to-day devices like refrigerators, washing machines, heaters and air-conditioning. The earliest application of relays started

How job surveillance is changing trucking in America

How job surveillance is changing trucking in America

We work in a world filled with devices that can monitor us, locate us, and tell us what to do. That raises the question — who watches you work? And how does work change when you know someone’s watching you do it? There’s one industry that’s asking that question more than ever: trucking. Self driving

Why Japan has so many vending machines

Why Japan has so many vending machines

There is a vending machine for every 23 people in Japan. That’s the highest vending machine per capita on the planet. After the business card fiasco I started to become keenly aware of all the vending machines that I saw here in Japan. I noticed: they are everywhere! Indeed, what we’re looking at here is

Homemade Security Alarm

Homemade Security Alarm

So recently I visited my grandparents during a break from school. They were asking all about college life and how classes were and, both are great by the way. So yeah, my grandpa, he was particularly interested in the all the engineering projects and things I’ve been working on, so he took the opportunity to

Self Driving Car – Automation and the Future of Transportation

Self Driving Car – Automation and the Future of Transportation

VO:”If the manufacturer could equip every car with an automatic driving mechanism…” VO:”…the car would always do what it should do when it got on the road.” We’ve been promised a future with self-driving cars for a long time, but the technology available today is finally starting to pay off on that 100-year-old promise. There’s

The Rise of the Machines – Why Automation is Different this Time

The Rise of the Machines – Why Automation is Different this Time

How long do you think it will take before machines do your job better than you do? Automation used to mean big stupid machines doing repetitive work in factories. Today they can land aircraft, diagnose cancer and trade stocks. We are entering a new age of automation unlike anything that’s come before. According to a

How to Install the Alarm.com SEM Module?

How to Install the Alarm.com SEM Module?

Today we’re going to be installing an alarm.com sem or system enhancement module into a honeywell vista wired security system this includes honeywell vista 10p 15p 20p and 21ip as long as the panel is from 2005 and above with a visita 21ip you just need to move the jumper disabling internal communicators which we

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DSC Iotega Product Review (with Alarm.com Interactive)

DSC Iotega Product Review (with Alarm.com Interactive)

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