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Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Robot-Guided System detects defects on shiny surfaces.

June 3, 2016

Offering alternative to manual inspection, reflectCONTROL Automation provides high-speed, automatic surface inspection of shiny/painted parts with complex geometries. System projects striped pattern onto measurement object. Defects cause deviations from striped pattern which are recorded by cameras and evaluated by software. Deflectometry sensor, which consists of monitor for striped pattern... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged Windows Tablet features 3D camera.

June 3, 2016

Integrating Intel® RealSense 3D rear facing camera, 8 in. xTablet T8650 captures 3D scenery and objects, overlaying virtual information into live image feed. Users can capture depth-based images for applications such as volume dimensioning, measurements, and scene capture. Based on Intel Atom X5-Z8550 processor with 4 GB memory and 64 GB storage, tablet also includes 2D barcode imager,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Evana Automation Provides Turnkey Robotic Cell Solution to a Manufacturer of Automotive Molded Parts

June 1, 2016

Evana integrates customer robot and bowl feeder to improve clip insertion process for automobile sills EVANSVILLE, Ind., Aug. 11, 2015 - Evana Automation Specialists, a leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently provided a turnkey robotic cell solution to a leading manufacturer of automotive molded parts. The Evana solution involved integrating... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Robotics

ST Robotics Announces Strategic Distribution Partners in North America

May 31, 2016

PRINCETON, N.J., May 25, 2016 - ST Robotics is pleased to announce new distribution agreements with RobotShop and SuperDroid Robots to deliver its low-cost, easy-to-use ST R Series articulated and cylindrical robot arm systems across North America. "We are excited about our new collaboration with RobotShop and SuperDroid Robots which will allow us to provide the ST robot systems to a wider range... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Industrial PCs support Windows 10 OS.

May 26, 2016

While available with Windows® 10, noax industrial PCs (IPCs) will continue supporting such operating systems as Windows 7/8.1/embedded and IGEL. OS support facilitates integration into existing computer network, and applications such as MES or QA systems can be used on IPCs in production areas. Completely sealed and fully splashproof, design meets requirements for protection classes up to... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Upgradeable Laptops offer optimized Thunderbolt 3 throughput.

May 25, 2016

Sky X9, DLX7, and Sky X6 (17.3 in.) and Sky X4 (15.6 in.), can be configured with AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro hardware RAID and display dock solution. Utilizing Thunderbolt™ 3/USB C, AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro can deliver transfer speeds up to 770 MBps while simultaneously providing two 4K video streams to connected displays. Sony Vegas and Adobe Premier Pro users can edit or playback multiple... Read More

Robotics

New Mobile Robot Expected to Revolutionize Workplace Logistics

May 23, 2016

Stony Brook, New York – Mobile Industrial Robots, MiR, today announced that its award-winning autonomous mobile robot—the MiR100—will be available to North American companies as another tool to drive efficiency. Already in use in 19 countries at prominent manufacturers such as Leoni, Flextronics, and Continental, MiR leads a new generation of autonomous mobile robots whose ease of use,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged Tablet and Convertible offer multi-layer security.

May 20, 2016

Based on 6th Generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors with Intel® Authenticate Technology, F110 Tablet and V110 Convertible with full-size keyboard combine Intel's HD Graphics 520, Windows 10 OS, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and hot-swappable battery design. TPM 2.0 monitors and protects system start-ups to ensure device is tamper-free, while BitLocker protects data at rest, in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

BENZ IMTS Booth to Feature Advanced German-Engineered Tooling Products

May 19, 2016

HICKORY, N.C. — BENZ Inc. will present several tooling systems during IMTS 2016 (International Manufacturing Technology Show), September 12–17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Showing in Booth W-2445, BENZ will feature its LinA broaching tools, crown gear technology for heavy-duty machining, adjustable angle heads for machining difficult angles, and production-enhancing modular quick-change... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hi-Res 3D Scanning Arm aids modeling, engineering applications.

May 18, 2016

FARO® Design ScanArm provides users with portable 3D scanning solution for 3D modeling, reverse engineering, and CAD-based design applications across PLM process. While lightweight and maneuverable design allows for desktop mounting, UI facilitates operation regardless of skill level or 3D scanning experience. Blue laser technology delivers Hi-Res point cloud data and seamlessly scans... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Robotics

Compact Embedded PC is used for Ethernet communication.

May 16, 2016

As PC-based controller in compact, Bus Coupler format for TwinCAT 3 automation software, CX8190 employs 32-bit, 600 MHz ARM Cortex™-A9 processor; hosts 512 MB RAM; and runs Windows® Embedded Compact 7 OS. Ethernet port and 2-port switch allow for real-time Ethernet or EtherCAT Automation Protocol (EAP), and programming is supported with TwinCAT 3 via fieldbus or Ethernet interface.... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged SBC with PC/104 Form Factor targets low-power applications.

May 16, 2016

Powered by dual core, 1 GHz DMP Vortex86DX3 SoC, HELIX has expanded PC/104 form factor (4.0 x 4.0 in.) and offers PCIe MiniCard I/O expansion. VGA and LVDS display support is standard along with up to 6 USB 2.0, 2 RS-232/422/485, 2 RS-232, 10/100Mbps Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, and SATA ports. Optional integrated DAQ circuitry includes sixteen 16-bit A/D channels with 100 KHz... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged Waterproof Computer leverages i7 mobile processor.

May 16, 2016

Sealed against weather and immersion, 8 x 5 x 2.7 in. ibrick SC215ML operates silently with fanless design and 5th Gen Intel® 4 Core Celeron®, i3, i5, or i7 CPUs. Shock- and vibration-resistant, solid-state system supports 120 GB SSD (upgradeable to 1 TB) and up to 16 GB memory. I/O includes RJ45 Ethernet, 3 USB, and HDMI; extra Ethernet, USB (including USB 3.0), WLAN/Bluetooth,... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Princeton Infrared Technologies Honored by Vision Systems Design 2016 Innovators Program

May 13, 2016

Revolutionary 1280SciCam SWIR scientific camera, with the longest integration times and highest frame rates at megapixel resolution, earns Gold Level award. Monmouth Junction, NJ – Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc. (PIRT) (www.princetonirtech.com), announced today that its 1280SciCam SWIR scientific camera was recognized by the judges of the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Waterman Broadcasting Updates ENG Operations with JVC Prohd Cameras

May 9, 2016

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Waterman Broadcasting, based in Fort Myers, Fla., is updating its camera fleet with 33 GY-HM890 and 11 GY-HM660 JVC ProHD cameras. The new cameras will be used for the co-located news operations of WBBH -TV (NBC) and WZVN-TV (ABC), which produce 14 hours of local news per day in Fort Myers-Naples... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rackmount 4U High-Density Server meets cloud computing demands.

May 6, 2016

Uninterruptable power (UP) server, PL-81020, supports up to 6 hot-pluggable nodes and 2x 40 GbE QSFP+. In addition to dual Intel® Haswell-EP Xeon® E5-2600 V3 series processors, each node supports up to 256 GB 8-channel DDR4 registered 1,866/2,133 MHz memory. Features include Intel C612 chipset; RJ45, USB2.0, and VGA as standard I/O; and PCIe X16 and PCIe X1 for expansion. Support... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Self-Propelled Mobile Manipulator improves safety, efficacy.

May 6, 2016

Installed on RBC-6000-SPBW Reversible Boom Crane, manipulator with gripper handles and articulates large items. Axes consist of lift, extend, pitch, roll and grip (2,000 lb max), and lift from ground level height to 12 ft. Addition of yaw axis and powered mast rotation increases total functions to 7. Ranges are 130° for pitch axis, 180° for roll axis, and 90° to left... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Single-Slot NAS Device suits unmanned vehicles, ISR platforms.

May 6, 2016

Securely storing up to 2 TB on 2 W, 2.5 in. SATA SSDs, 4.0 lb Data Transport System 1-Slot (DTS1) functions as NAS file server by enabling any network-enabled device to communicate with any other similar device for retrieval of stored data or saving of captured data. Turnkey NFS measures 1.5 x 5.0 x 6.5 in., houses one Removable Memory Cartridge, and also supports Ethernet packet... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

SFF Rugged Mission Computer has SWaP-C optimized design.

May 6, 2016

Weighing <1.5 lb, Parvus® DuraCOR® 311 combines 64-bit quad-core Intel Atom™ (Baytrail) modular mission processing capabilities with integrated Intel HD graphics in <40 in.³ modular chassis that is fully dustproof and waterproof. I/O includes USB, Ethernet, serial, DIO, video, and audio, and 3 Mini-PCIe slots allow expansion. Along with MIL-performance circular connectors, features... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Military Grade Panel PC features Core i7-6600U CPU.

May 5, 2016

Housed in 19.29 x 2.85 x 16.54 in. IP67-rated enclosure with MIL-STD-810G qualification, Model PCM8019 is equipped with 6th Generation Core i7-6600U 2.6 GHz CPU, 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L memory, and SoC Integrated chipset. Drive bay contains 2.5 in. SSD in hot swappable array and mSATA SSD 64 GB for system boot. With 19 in. LED-backlit LCD panel, PC provides 1,280 x 1,024 resolution, 1,000 nits... Read More