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Vision Systems, Robotics, Optics & Photonics

Ultra Low-light PTZ Network Camera enhances surveillance options.

January 20, 2015

Capturing full color images down to 0.002 lux and B/W to 0.0002 lux, DS-2DF8223I-AEL Darkfighter employs 2 MP, 1/1.9 in. progressive scan CMOS image sensor; ultra-low-light MP lens; EIS; and smart detection technologies. Camera can stream full HD 1920 x 1080 video at full frame rate, offers IR distance of up to 200 m, and features 120 dB WDR as well as 3D Digital Noise Reduction technology. Optical 23x zoom lens can rotate endlessly through full 360° and tilt from -20° to 90°. Read More

Robotics

Six-Axis Articulated Robot features integrated controller.

January 12, 2015

With intrinsically safe mechanism that limits all collision forces, Model PAVP6 can operate safely side-by-side with personnel. Motion controller, harnesses, and power supplies are embedded within base. Precise Guidance Motion Controller offers gravity balanced free mode teaching aids, as well as ability to automatically generate reliable motion sequences. Additional features include Ethernet interface, kinematics for Cartesian motions, and embedded web server for operation via browser. Read More

Robotics

In-Vehicle Computers incorporate telematics, and IoT features.

January 9, 2015

Respectively leveraging 5th generation Intel® Core™ i3-5010U and i7-5650U CPUs with Intel HD graphics 5500 and 6000, VTC 7230 and VTC 7240 provide signal processing, machine vision, and video transcoding required for ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition), and video surveillance. Telematics features support fleet management, and security features to protect vehicles in IoT. Various storage, connectivity, and security features are standard. Read More

Vision Systems, Robotics, Optics & Photonics

Plug-and-PLay PTZ Camera incorporates USB 3.0 and DVI interfaces.

December 17, 2014

Compatible with video collaboration, UC, and multimedia streaming applications, UNITE™ professional-grade, high-resolution (1080p60) camera can connect directly to PC/laptop via USB 3.0 or traditional video devices through DVI. Choice of standard, soft, or vivid picture modes and multiple white balance modes accommodate different users in changing environments. Along with 128 presets, features include wide angle lens, 12x optical zoom, auto focus, and flexible installation options. Read More

Vision Systems, Robotics, Optics & Photonics

High-Speed Camera features 2-channel CoaXPress interface.

December 5, 2014

Monochrome SP-5000M-CXP2 and color SP-5000C-CXP2 operate at max full frame rate of 211 fps, delivering >1 billion pixels/sec for 8-bit monochrome or raw Bayer configurations. Employing 2560 x 2048 pixel CMOS imager, cameras can also provide 10-bit output at up to 167 fps and 12-bit output at up to 141 fps. Features include user-selectable color interpolation function, analog and digital gain controls, in-camera pattern correction algorithms, and auto level control. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Digital Signage Player features 4K UHD video playback.

December 2, 2014

Powered by 2.4 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-4500EQ or 2.7 GHz Intel Core i5-4400E CPU, 175 x 116 x 32 mm SI-83 features 2x DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM (dual channel) up to 16 GB, QM87 integrated graphics controller, and support for 1080P video playback on 3 independent displays via two 4K (3840 x 2160p @ 60 Hz)-capable DP 1.2 and one HDMI 1.4a (3840 x 2160p @ 30 Hz). On-board I/O (2 GbE, 2 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, audio, 12 Vdc-in) is complemented by storage and expansion support via mSATA and Mini PCIe(x1) slot. Read More

Robotics, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Aseptic Robot features ISO 5 cleanroom rating.

November 24, 2014

Designed with special coverings for applications requiring biocontamination control, 6-axis Model VS-050 offers 520 mm reach and 4 kg payload capacity. Protective outer coating and sealed joints allow robot to be sterilized with hydrogen peroxide or UV light. Smooth, rounded exterior has no external screws, keeping contaminants from adhering to surface. With 0.37 sec cycle time and ±0.02 mm repeatability, robot is suited for assembly, dispensing, inspection, and packaging. Read More

Vision Systems, Robotics, Optics & Photonics

Uncooled IR Camera suits industrial and research applications.

November 24, 2014

Based on uncooled focal plane array technology, Viento 320 features 320 x 240 pixel resolution with 17 µm pixel pitch. Thermal camera has user-selectable NTSC/PAL analog video and simultaneous 14-bit/8-bit, Camera Link® digital video outputs. Unit offers multiple automatic gain control modes, including image contrast enhancement and integrated normalization shutter. Controlled via RS-232 or USB, Viento 320 offers 9 lens options with 3, 6, 9, 15, 16, 24, 27, 40, and 90° horizontal field of view. Read More

Robotics

Maintenance-Free Medical PC is designed for clinical monitoring.

November 24, 2014

Along with 3 medically isolated LAN ports and DVI and VGA interfaces for connection of analog and digital displays, fanless Clinic-BPC B-101 offers optional isolated RS232 interfaces and is designed in conformity with DIN EN 60601-1. Dual independent, external monitor outputs enable simultaneous display of electronic patient file and monitoring of vital data. Powered by mobile Intel® Core™ processors, PC also has integrated Ethernet switch, SSD, 4 GB DDR3 RAM, and 4 USB 3.0 ports. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged, Embedded, Fanless Computer survives harsh environments.

November 21, 2014

Powered by quad core Intel® i7 CPU, PIP39 incorporates long-term and industrial temperature components. PCB is engineered for optimal conduction to enclosure, and input features reverse polarity and load dump protection. Along with ECC DDR3 memory, features include 2 GigE ports, dual display capability, USB (3.0 and 2.0) ports, up to 4 serial lines, PS/2, and audio. There are also 4 internal SATA ports, and expansion is possible via miniPCIe, PCIe/104, or PCIe x16. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Optics & Photonics

Hi-Res Mobile Scanner is modular and customizable.

November 18, 2014

Employing two 8 MP GigE cameras, smartSCAN R8 offers field of views from 65 x 50 mm to 1,065 x 870 mm with respective measuring depths of 40 and 660 mm. System suits quality inspection or reverse engineering tasks in diverse fields and operates with stability and reliability even during temperature fluctuation. In addition to flexible system control with OPTOCAT software, system features accelerated data acquisition and 3D scanning capabilities as well as LED colors to handle any surface. Read More

Robotics

Pre-Engineered Robotic Welding Cell facilitates automation.

November 18, 2014

Auto-Mate™ accelerates and facilitates implementation of automated welding for manufacturers and job shops. While single-zone Auto-Mate 5 is suitable for welding medium-sized to larger parts, 2-zone Auto-Mate 10 accommodates processes that include smaller parts. Regarding latter, robot can weld on one side while operator handles parts on other. Both cells enable MIG and flux-cored welding processes performed by Fanuc® Arc Mate® 0iB robot driven by Power Wave® R350 power source. Read More

Robotics

Arc Welding Robot has 10 kg payload and extended reach.

November 11, 2014

With 2,010 mm horizontal reach, 3,649 mm vertical reach, and ±0.08 mm repeatability, 6-axis MA2010 can be mounted to floor, wall, or ceiling. Contoured arm structure reduces interference by enlarging close-range motion area of robot, while hollow upper arm maintains optimum bend radius of welding torch cable. Along with DX200 robot controller, features include T-axis that can rotate torch ±210° without cable interference, integrated through-the-arm torch cabling, and 50 mm thru-hole. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Order Fulfillment Systems handle mixed loads.

November 11, 2014

Suitable for retail replenishment applications, Alvey® Robotic Mixed-load Order Fulfillment solutions utilize advancements in robotic integration, software, controls, and vision technology to palletize and depalletize partial and mixed-load pallets, enabling operations to replace manual processes with efficiency and accuracy of automation. Systems feature adjustable end-of-arm tooling capable of handling up to 4 cases simultaneously and integrated stack-and-wrap system. Read More

Robotics

Robotics Software incorporates re-positioning functionality.

November 10, 2014

Intera v3.1 is available with Robot Positioning System, which enables Baxter collaborative robot to manage and adapt to changing environments. Robot Positioning System accelerates and facilitates re-deployment of robot after common plant-floor variations, including horizontal workstation changes up to ±50 mm and rotation within ±10°. Disruptive technology enables Baxter to switch between tasks without retraining by using up to 20 environmental markers in conjunction with embedded vision system. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Robotics

Arc Welding Robot reduces need for tracks via extended reach.

November 7, 2014

Available in floor-, wall-, or ceiling-mounted configurations, MA3120 has 6 kg payload, 3,121 mm horizontal reach, and ±0.15 mm repeatability. Integrated through-arm cabling eliminates cable interference, and through hole wrist diameter facilitates integration of pull-torches or welding sensors. While welding utilities can be routed through robot base, wire feeder mounts to upper arm. Other features include Yaskawa Motoman DX200 controller and Functional Safety Unit (FSU). Read More

Vision Systems, Robotics, Optics & Photonics

Analog Camera captures optimal images despite backlit conditions.

November 7, 2014

Leveraging CMOS WDR technology, VFD28V12WDR features optically correct bubble to ensure maximum image quality at all viewing angles. User-selectable privacy zones protect sensitive or personal information, and switching IR cut filter enables true day/night operation. While 1000TVL color and monochrome images provide optimal live and recorded image quality, Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) of up to 120 dB delivers balanced, detailed images even under extreme backlit conditions.

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Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Robotics, Optics & Photonics

High-Speed CMOS Cameras withstand extreme environments.

November 4, 2014

Measuring 73 x 73 x 72 mm and built to withstand 170 G shock/17 grms vibration, Phantom® Miro® C-Series is suited for on-board automotive crash testing. Units feature 12-bit, ½ in. CMOS sensor that captures images at max speed of 2,000 fps at full 1280 x 1024 resolution. To protect images if cable is severed during experiment, cameras have internal battery and internal, non-removable CineFlash® memory. Other features include HD-SDI output, continuous recording, and auto-exposure. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Optics & Photonics

HD Surveillance Camera offers sharp low-light performance.

November 4, 2014

Designed for low-illumination conditions, Starlight Camera supports both SVAC and H.264 compression/coding schemes with 1080P resolution and frame rates to 25 fps. This HD video surveillance camera is capable of capturing normal color image in lighting conditions under 0.01 lux and workable image in lighting conditions under 0.001 lux.
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Robotics

3D Vision Guidance Package enhances robotics applications.

October 30, 2014

With software, sensor, and industrial PC, 3D vision guidance package provides everything needed for various types of robotic applications. Spatial Vision® Robotics v4.2 consists of general-purpose, real-time 3D vision guidance software and works with all major brands of robots and is accurate to 1/10th of one pixel. Also featuring ability to compare barcodes with database, package enables robots to perform at maximum speed while providing accurate 3D locations for every move. Read More