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Fanless Industrial Computer serves digital signage projects.

April 23, 2015

Powered by soldered onboard Intel® Celeron® (dual-core 1.58 GHz N2807 or quad-core 2 GHz J1900) or dual-core 1.33 GHz Intel® Atom™ E3825 CPU, 6.41 x 4.29 x 1.54 in. IEC-3300 Ultra Small Boxed Chassis System operates from -20 to +55°C and carries CE and FCC certification. I/O includes COM, dual LAN, as well as HDMI and VGA ports for dual display. Dustproof unit also integrates Intel® HD graphics and 1 x 204-pin DDR3L SO-DIMM socket supporting up to 8 GB 1,600 MHz SDRAM.
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Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pipe Inspection Robot offers scalable design, advanced viewing.

April 22, 2015

Able to travel at 5 different speeds without impairing image quality, Stormer S3000 lets operators examine pipelines up to 820 ft long and 5.9–40 in. wide for defects. Waterproof pan-and-tilt camera, featuring CMOS image sensor and integrated adjustable LED lights, rotates in all directions and can be attached to front or top of crawler, which also supports use of different sets of wheels. Control unit integrates LED backlit 10.4 in. TFT flat panel monitor with 800 x 600 resolution. Read More

Robotics

Dual-arm Robot can operate in collaboration with humans.

April 21, 2015

While YuMi was designed to meet production needs of consumer electronics industry, it has equal application in small parts assembly thanks to dual arms, flexible hands, universal parts feeding system, camera-based part location, and precise motion control. Robot has lightweight yet rigid magnesium skeleton, covered with floating plastic casing, wrapped in soft padding to absorb impacts. If YuMi senses unexpected impact, such as collision with coworker, it can pause motion within milliseconds. Read More

Robotics, Machinery & Machining Tools

Robot Software combines manual and CNC programming.

April 20, 2015

With PowerMILL Robot 2015, users can program robots for multi-axis machining operations. Program offers optimized collision checking, automatic avoidance of wrist singularities, and ability to generate robot programs from tape files produced in other CAM software. Release 2015 allows users to duplicate in virtual environment teach-and-learn programming of robot for linking moves. Programmed linking moves can then be integrated with cutting moves to give complete sequence of operations. Read More

Robotics

Collision Avoidance Systems optimize overhead crane safety.

April 17, 2015

By preventing crane-to-crane or crane-to-end-stop collisions, ReFlx® 45 and LaserGuard™2 optimize performance of overhead material handling systems. ReFlx 45, with detection range of 3–45 ft, is suited for single stop event with one contact point. LaserGuard2 uses self-monitoring optical lasers to check crane’s position and offers detection range of 8 in. to 150 ft. System's multi-distance detection feature is flexible enough to manage crane-to-crane and crane-to-wall operation. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Material Handling Solution transforms from MGV to AGV.

April 10, 2015

Customizable with regards to lifting capacity and deck size, Manual Guided Vehicle features hydraulically powered scissor lift mounted in center of frame. Self-propelled cart can safely and ergonomically lift, hold, turn, and transport unfinished goods. Modular design allows system to be retrofitted with control package for use as automatic guided vehicle. Operated by DC power, MGV/AGV offers lifting capacities from 500–3,000 lb or more, ramped acceleration/deceleration, and 3-wheel carrier. Read More

Robotics

Six-Axis Robot features double yoke design.

April 8, 2015

Designed with curved upper arm, Model MH24 excels in assembly, dispensing, material handling, machine tending, and packaging applications. Robot has 1,730 mm horizontal reach and 24 kg payload. Through-arm cable routing and 50 mm through-hole in upper arm extend cable life and minimize risks of snagging or interference. Large work envelope extends behind robot, permitting space for tool storage or maintenance. For optimal speed, robot uses Sigma-5 motors and Advanced Robot Motion. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

PoE-Capable IP Dome Cameras include vandal-resistant, IR models.

April 7, 2015

Standard VK2-1080XPTZF dome, vandal-resistant VK2-1080XVRDPTZF dome, and VK2-1080XIRPTZF dome featuring 100 m zoom tracking IR illumination offer 60 ips @ 1080p for optimized fast-moving object image quality. Digital Wide Dynamic Range (DWDR) helps improve image detail in scenes with extreme lighting conditions, 30:1 zoom lens is included for longer-distance viewing, and 4 alarm inputs in camera head facilitate integration into alarm-activated systems. Read More

Robotics, Software

Robotics Software enables robots to perform human tasks.

April 6, 2015

Supporting Windows, Linux, OSX, and VxWorks, Actin v4.0 includes intuitive graphical configuration tools for human operators and simulation and control techniques for robots. Program provides configurable limits on joint acceleration, and calculated motion tailored to degrees of freedom in robots and constraints in workplace. For multiple robot arms operating in same workspace, prioritization, collision avoidance, and collision dodging tools enable complex tasking. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

HD Infrared Cameras feature 5.6 in. articulating display.

March 31, 2015

Offering 8 lens options, TiX Expert Series can capture accurate measurements from targets that are challenging, dangerous, or moving fast. Model TiX1000 provides 1,024 x 768 resolution, while Models TiX660 and TiX6440 provide 640 x 480. When viewed in SmartView® software, SuperResolution mode enables 3.1 million pixels for TiX1000 and 1.2 million pixels for TiX660. Series can also be sub-windowed to 240 Hz frame rate to capture and analyze sudden temperature changes. Read More

Robotics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Bedside Infotainment Terminal has multi-touch PCAP display.

March 30, 2015

Used for bedside infotainment by patients and clinical tool by staff, fanless M1858C employs 1.86 GHz dual-core Intel® Atom™ N2800 CPU, Intel NM10 express chipset, and GUI with 10-point, flush-mounted, PCAP screen. WXGA TFT LCD (18.5 in.) has 1,000 nit backlight, and flush front bezel presents flat surface that facilitates cleaning. Other features include wireless support, smartcard slot, 5.0 MP front-facing camera, and IP65 front panel with waterproof and anti-bacterial characteristics. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Uncooled Thermal Imaging Camera delivers HD for high demand.

March 26, 2015

Equipped with 1,024 x 768 pixel IR detector, VarioCAM® High Definition comes in research and inspect models for mobile operations as well as head version designed for stationary tasks in harsh environments. Integrated, continuous-duty, opto-mechanical MicroScan unit enables inclusion of thermal image sequences with 2,048 x 1,536 IR pixel resolution, while EverSharp feature ensures all object structures in image scene are clear regardless of distance from camera and lens used. Read More

Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies, Non-Industrial Products

Robotics Platform aids education and workforce development.

March 26, 2015

Designed specifically for classrooms, robotics labs, and robotics training centers, STEM Robotics Platform features aluminum extruded cart that is modular and lightweight. Suite of fully integrated academic tools includes Yaskawa Motoman’s web-based curriculum, offline modeling and programming tools, and STEM-aligned activity template. Available for material handling and welding, platforms use robots that are speed-limited for student safety. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Robotics

Indicators and Pick-to-Light Sensors use Modbus RTU protocol.

March 25, 2015

Comprising multicolor indicators and pick-to-light sensors, K50 Modbus Series enables flexible communication and simplified setup of single device or multi-point applications. Multicolor indicators come in standard dome, daylight visible, beacon (perimeter), and beacon (perimeter and center) with configurable flashing and strobe options. For error-proofing and parts-verification applications, pick-to-light sensors have illuminated dome and come in polarized retro-reflective or fixed-field models. Read More

Robotics, Software, Services

Fleet Management System controls up to 100 robots.

March 24, 2015

Designed for Lynx autonomous intelligent vehicles, Lynx Enterprise Manager 1100 controls all aspects of operating fleet, coordinating up to 100 vehicles simultaneously for large-scale deployments in warehousing/logistics, manufacturing, and semiconductor applications. Vehicles self-navigate, avoiding obstacles and selecting best path. Interfacing with user’s existing enterprise management system, fleet management system coordinates vehicle configuration, task allocation, and traffic control. Read More

Robotics, Machinery & Machining Tools

High-Payload Robot conserves space while increasing capacity.

March 20, 2015

Designed to efficiently manipulate components of significant size and weight, SMART NJ 650 handles payloads up to 650 kg, offers maximum horizontal reach of 2.70 m, and provides ISO 9283 repeatability from 0.15 mm. Space-conserving design, characterized by stiffness, is suited for such industrial applications as handling, spot welding, and component manipulation as well as palletizing, deburring/polishing, packaging, and general machining. Read More

Robotics

Collaborative Robots feature intrinsically safe design.

March 9, 2015

Available in SCARA, 6-axis Articulated, and Cartesian configurations, Collaborative Benchtop Robots will not injure user or other equipment even if there are accidental full-speed collisions. Precise Guidance Motion Controller offers gravity balanced free mode teaching aids and capabilities for automatically generating reliable motion sequences. Other features include Ethernet interface and embedded web server that permits robot to be operated locally or remotely. Read More

Robotics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Type 10 COM Express Module features Intel® Atom(TM) processor.

March 5, 2015

Designed to accommodate Intel®'s Atom E3800 Series processor, NanoCOM-BT integrates up to 16 GB eMMC storage, up to 2 GB onboard DDR3L RAM, and Intel's I210-IT Ethernet controller on 84 x 55 mm board. Industrial-grade components operate in temperatures from -40 to 85°C while withstanding shock and vibration. Additional features include USB ports, SATA ports, LVDS, DDI, and PCI-E. With Hi-Safe Software, tasks such as watchdog timers, digital I/O control, and system monitoring can be performed. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Infrared Cameras include large LCD touchscreen.

March 4, 2015

With full 180° articulating lens and 5.7 in. touchscreen, Fluke® TiX560 and TiX520 allow thermographers to navigate over, under, and around objects to preview and capture images. SuperResolution mode boosts resolution 4 times so normal 320 x 240 resolution increases to 640 x 480. To ensure consistently in-focus images, cameras feature LaserSharp® Auto Focus, which uses built-in laser distance meter to pinpoint target, and accurately calculate and display distance. Read More

Robotics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Low-Profile Mini-ITX System offers flexible functionality.

February 27, 2015

Suited for general automation and digital signage applications, 201.9 x 45.0 x 199.9 mm TKS-EMB-LP operates from 0 to +45°C and offers 3 low-profile Mini-ITX motherboard options – EMB-H81B, EMB-Q87A, and EMB-BT4 – to promote customization to application needs. Front offers 4 USB 2.0 and one COM port for external device/hardware connections as well as power switch and 2 LED indicators for power and HDD activity. Casing supports internal mounting of 2.5 in. HDD. Read More