Input Devices

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Barcode Quality Tester determines point of use compatibility.

November 23, 2015

Using ISO standards and predictive analytics, SCANALYST 3 v1.3 tests barcode quality and content for accuracy, performance, and compliance with ISO standards and regulations. Portable instrument, along with Region of Interest and Spot Reflectance tools, provides such features as remote database connectivity, automatic averaging of multiple inspections, and in-field upgrades for different barcode requirements (linear, 2D, both, DPM). Read More

Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Thumbstick Actuators offer soft touch elastomer handle options.

October 9, 2015

TS series Thumbstick is available with 3 thermoplastic elastomer handle options; actuators may be specified as Option B (Castle), Option C (Winged Hat), and Option D (Conical). Resilient to water, dust, oils, and UV, handles provide soft, non-slip tactile feel and are suited for applications subject to prolong use. Products can be specified as single- or dual-axis joystick, and contactless Hall effect sensing provides extended life proportional control up to one million lifecycles. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID, Controls & Controllers

Barcode Reading Interface is entirely Web browser based.

October 6, 2015

Offering intuitive configuration utility for barcode reader setup and control, WebLink lets users command barcode readers from any Web-enabled device. Operator enters IP address of MicroHAWK reader into Web browser to access reader settings, enact real-time adjustments, and monitor live decode results. There is no need for specialized knowledge of equipment or industrial protocols, and software and memory necessary for WebLink's operation are hosted on connected MicroHAWK barcode reader. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Line Scanning Accessory enhances spot pyrometer functionality.

October 5, 2015

Compatible with Endurance™, Marathon, and Modline® 5/7 Series IR non-contact temperature measurement sensors, SpotScan™ lets users gather temperature data over large area on target. Accessory enables IR temperature sensor optics to be used to achieve small spot sizes on measurement target as well as spot sweep over target to observe larger area. Additional functionality lets users continuously monitor analog output for variations exceeding defined limits. Peak picker and averaging/response time functions are also standard. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Capacitive Touchscreen Controller offers EMI immunity.

September 23, 2015

Based on 32-bit ARM® Cortex® M-Core processor, Automotive TrueTouch® CYAT8168X uses AutoArmor™ technology for immunity to EMI emissions found in cars, buses, and trucks. Device supports screen sizes up to 15 in. and delivers accuracy and linearity for fingers of different sizes and gloves of various materials and thicknesses. With DualSense™ technology to execute both self-capacitance and mutual-capacitance measurements, controller offers water rejection and wet finger tracking. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment

Flat Panel Display provides dock for Panasonic Toughpad FZ-M1.

September 15, 2015

Along with built-in dock designed exclusively for Panasonic Toughpad® FZ-M1, PDRT (Permanent Display Removable Tablet) integrates speakers and 2-point capacitive touchscreen with 8–1,000 nits of brightness. On-screen display control panel allows for settings adjustment, and one-touch emergency key is also included. Suited for mobile, public safety, and fleet applications, daylight-readable tablet comes with VESA pattern for in-vehicle mounting and post-insertion lock for Toughpad FZ-M1. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Jet Valve and Touch Controller dispense exact micro-deposits.

August 27, 2015

With PICO® Pµlse™ Valve and PICO Toµch™ Controller, Jet Dispensing System can dispense repeatable micro-deposits as small as 0.5 nL at up to 500 Hz continuous, with 1,500 Hz bursts. Non-contact jet valve's modular design makes it possible to jet low- to high-viscosity fluids onto any surface, including uneven and tough-to-reach substrates. Providing touchscreen interface, controller lets users set extremely precise operating parameters. Pulse time can be adjusted in increments as small as .01 ms. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Sanitized Medical Joysticks foster safe, healthy work environment.

June 24, 2015

Offered to OEMs as open frame component for medical device integration, parylene-coated Medical Joysticks reduce spread of infectious diseases within medical facilities to promote healthier and safer environments. Products withstand repeated hygienic cleaning, disinfection, and design ensures IP66 watertight sealing rating when installed. Communication interfaces include voltage or digital signal, and device control across extended distances is supported via RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

3D Scan System enables flexible seam width welding with zoom axis.

June 23, 2015

Managing laser fine-positioning for remote welding, intelliWELD II FT has integrated zoom axis that allows dynamic, step-less varying of spot size up to x1.5 accompanied by uniform intensity distribution. Scan head feature include sealed housing, encapsulated optical path, and replaceable protective window, and protective window monitoring is also standard. Galvanometer scanners minimize position drift, and optical components accommodate disc and fiber lasers with up to 8 kW power. Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Proximity Card Reader features flexible compatibility.

June 5, 2015

RP-15.2 RFID reader operate with identification, computing, access control, and other systems via identifiers presented in form of proximity cards and keyfobs. Supporting such card formats as HID and EM-Marin, unit can be installed on metal surfaces and operates through Wiegand interface. Plastic housing, which features 2-color LED indicator on front panel, supports outdoor use. Operation is compatible with external controllers of different types. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Monochrome Line Scan Cameras offer CoaXPress interface.

April 29, 2015

Sweep Series includes monochrome industrial line scan cameras, based on custom-built CMOS sensor, that feature CoaXPress interface, which supports use of one cable for image data, camera control, and power supply. In addition to 2,048 pixel resolution, 20 µm x 20 µm large pixels, and scan rates up to 80,000 lines/sec, models feature dual-mode image sensor, 400 µm² photon collection area, and Ethernet port. All cameras are GenICam compliant for use with JAI SDK. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

3D Scanner increases speed, smoothness via software integration.

April 23, 2015

Sense™ is available with Sense Plus software, which facilitates and accelerates capturing, editing, sharing, and printing of real-world objects in 3D. Supporting use in multiple languages, software enables scanner to achieve capture speeds to 25 fps, provides tracking that promotes smooth scan, and integrates color editing features. Handheld mobile solution, featuring automatic object recognition, produces 3D print-ready scans of flexible size that can be exported as watertight STL or PLY file. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Communication Systems & Equipment

Telephone Access System features 22 in. color touchscreen.

April 22, 2015

Available in flush and surface mount, 22 in. Touch Telephone Access System offers customizable solution for occupant and visitor access control in condominiums, apartment buildings, office buildings, gated communities, and industrial buildings. System runs Windows-based operating system and uses custom interface modules for ADC/NSL telephone interconnectivity. Variety of programming options is available via built-in USB or Ethernet ports, as well as modem and COM-to-RS485 modules. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Outdoor HMI Panels withstand use in extreme ambient conditions.

April 21, 2015

Respectively featuring 7 and 15 in. widescreen, daylight-readable displays with 16:9 aspect ratio and up to 16 million colors, Simatic HMI TP700 and TP1500 Comfort Outdoor Panels operate from -30 to +60°C and in up to 90% air humidity. Glare reduction, reading angles, and automatic dimming promote strain-free operator control and monitoring. Installed upright or operated in portrait mode, rugged devices also offer UV-protected front with IP65 rating. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Industrial Automation Panels target automotive manufacturers.

April 17, 2015

Featuring rugged design, Compact Automation Panels provide real-time monitoring, data processing, and optimized communication between MES, SCADA, PLCs, DCS, batch automation systems, and ERP systems. HMIs feature integrated Intel® Celeron® processor N2930, onboard non-volatile DDR3L-1333 memory, and standard SD card slot. Available in screen sizes from 7–21.5 in., in both single and multi-touch, fanless systems have aluminum die-cast housing and NEMA 4/IP65-compliant aluminum front bezel. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Fanless Touch Panel Computer suits railway applications.

April 14, 2015

Powered by Intel® Atom™ E3845 processor at 1.91 GHz, Model GOT710-837 is equipped with 10.4 in. SGVA TFT LCD with high brightness LED backlight, allowing train operator to read operational status messages, even under direct sunlight. Unit supports 16 GB onboard flash and includes 2 COM ports, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 2 LANs, 1 CANbus, and 2 PCI Express Mini Card slots. Suitable for demanding HMI applications, EN50155 certified PC has IP65 rating, M12 connectors, and temperature range of -13 to +158°F. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Document Scanner targets back-office environments.

April 9, 2015

Equipped with 500-page automatic document feeder, Model fi-6400 delivers scanning speeds of 100/200 ipm at 200 or 300 dpi. Intelligent Multi-Feed Function can automatically bypass documents containing sticky notes, taped receipts, and labels while still protecting against lost images. Measuring 12.2 x 18.1 x 17.8 in., compact scanner includes interactive LCD panel, image processing and capture software, 2 post scan imprinter options, and ability to detect alignment of scanned documents. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Graphical Operator Interface Panels offer machine-level HMIs.

April 8, 2015

Powered by Windows Embedded Compact 7 RTOS, Graphical Operator Interface Panels provide PC-based control, diagnostics, and monitoring. With XAML technology, units work seamlessly with other devices such as sensors, tiny controls, and PLCs to optimize worker's productivity. Support for Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and USB enables users to deploy devices across corporate network, where they can help automate business processes and generate data that leads to greater insight. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Industrial Line-Scan Light outputs >5 million lux.

April 6, 2015

Available in 1 ft increments from 1–10 ft, Linear High Power (LHP) Line Scan Light utilizes silicone optics, produces >5 million lux, and offers polarization. Other features include internal adjustable focus and 700 W of thermal energy for each foot of light. Suitable applications include those using line-scan cameras that require high-intensity illumination, such as web and print applications, packaging, electronics, and flat-panel-display inspection. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Industrial HMIs support IoT applications.

April 1, 2015

Available in Premium, Standard, and Compact models, Industry 4.0 ready, Intelligent HMI Operator Interface Solutions provide Smart Factories integrated, open, control and monitoring systems. Touch panels provide PC-based automation using standard Ethernet and TCP/IP for HMI/SCADA and IT/OT integration. Units have web-enabled HMI with HTML5-compliant web browsers, maintenance-free illumination system, and modular designed, field-replaceable front display and box PC. Read More