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Trends in Automation (TiA)

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TiA No.1.2019

In focus: Perspectives

Instinct for new ideas
Form-fitting gripping thanks to inversion: operation of the adaptive gripper is modelled on a chameleon’s tongue. It was developed in cooperation with the University of Oslo. Read article

Room for new perspectives
Two teams, one goal: the world’s smallest mini slide – DGST. How to get a new product from idea to sales release in less than two years. Read article


Green cruising
The cruise ship AIDAnova is the first of its kind to run entirely on LNG. The ocean liner has a gas system for controlling refuelling and supply featuring valves from Festo. Read article

Milestone in milking technology
Fully automatic milking system from Lely: a hybrid robotic arm with drives from Festo ensures gentle milking. Read article

Through the ages
People with ideas that move people: the Netherlands has a long history of innovation. Festo recognised the country’s development potential early on. Read article
Digital maintenance management
Smartenance: the digital maintenance manager provides you with a clear schedule and evaluation for your system maintenance. Read article
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