Robotics

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

Terahertz Camera enables live see-through imaging.

April 13, 2016

Based on 384 x 288-pixel uncooled microbolometer FPA and optimized for 70–3,189 µm/4.25–0.094 THz waveband, MICROXCAM-384i-THz can visually penetrate such materials as fabric, ceramic, plastic, leather, and cardboard in real-time. This camera, sized to facilitate manipulation/integration into larger detection systems, is suitable for such applications as live detection of concealed objects, security screening, surveillance, and vision through camouflage. Read More

Robotics

The Future of the AGC is now!

April 12, 2016

Not all AGV's – also referred to as AGC's - are created equal. Handling Specialty's customized automatic guided vehicle was designed, built and tested at their facilities for a truck-body builder who required specific application details and safety options which Handling Specialty delivered. Flexibility to alter the assembly floor is a new advancement in automated guided... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Safety & Security Equipment

Rugged Tablet meets mobile visitor management demands.

April 12, 2016

Intended to improve mobile and self-service visitor registration, PassagePoint Visitor Tablet Solution comes pre-loaded with PassagePoint® Visitor Management software. Driver’s license scanner, camera, and barcode scanner are built in, and addition of mobile printer lets users verify visitors at any location. Also available, VisitorShield Desktop Kiosk offers self-service visitor management and check-in verification solution for countertop or registration desk use. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

SWIR Camera is available with Camera Link interface.

April 11, 2016

Equipped with Camera Link Base interface featuring SDR connector, Goldeye-008/-032/-033 are available with either GigE Vision or Camera Link interface and fully compliant with standard Camera Link frame grabbers. Ruggedized housing measures 55 x 55 x 78 mm, and lens mount choices include C, F, and M42. Sensitive in SWIR spectrum from 900–1,700 nm, cameras employ InGaAs sensor technology and offer frame rates up to 301 fps (640 x 512 pixels in 12-bit mode). Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Robotics

VarTech Systems Inc Launches ThinManager Ready Thin Client Product Line

April 7, 2016

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Ruggedized Panel PC & LCD/Computer manufacturer VarTech Systems Inc., announces the launch of its new Thin Client product line. These new ACP enabled Thin Clients expand on VarTech’s hardened product line-up, and extend centralized management to many industrial computing environments. Richard Lachney, President of VarTech Systems, said: “VarTech Systems looked... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Robotic Shuttle System automates order fulfillment.

April 6, 2016

To fully automate order fulfillment, solution integrates AS/RS shuttle technology with articulated robotic arm featuring vision technology and suction end-of-arm tooling. Design delivers flexibility needed to handle high volumes of individual orders for operations in eCommerce fulfillment and promotes productivity and accuracy over manual processes. Also, adaptability lets operations accommodate changing order profiles and manage SKU proliferation while redeploying labor resources. Read More

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

Multi-Megapixel Cameras have clean, standards-compliant design.

April 6, 2016

Offering wide scene coverage and accurate object detection, IQeye 9 Series features processing power needed to effectively run analytics and VMS applications at edge. Manual or motorized varifocal lenses are available, and optional CS-mount permits additional lens choices. Along with WDR on select models, features include analog video out, I/O relay, 2-way audio capability, on-camera storage, true day/night capability. Cameras are available in H.264 with up to 5 MP resolution. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

Tru-D SmartUVC to Showcase the Gold Standard in Disinfection Technology at AORN Expo

April 5, 2016

UV Market's only total room disinfection robot will exhibit in Anaheim, CA ANAHEIM, Calif. - The pioneer in UV disinfection robots, Tru-D SmartUVC will exhibit its state-of-the-art technology at the Association for Perioperative Registered Nurses' Surgical Conference and Expo 2016 in Anaheim, California April 3-5, 2016 at booth #1719. The leader in advocating for excellence in... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Canon U.S.A. Exhibits Newest Products and Technologies at ISC West 2016

April 5, 2016

MELVILLE, N.Y. – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase its high-performance network cameras and advanced technologies at the 2016 International Security Conference Exposition (ISC West), Booth #20053, April 6-8 at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. At the Canon booth, attendees will experience demonstrations showcasing the color... Read More

Robotics, Transportation Industry Products

Truck-Specific GPS Tablet features 7 in. screen.

April 5, 2016

Combining GPS and pre-loaded Android tablet, TND™ Tablet 70 includes TripMaker® planning tool, which allows drivers to create trip on tablet and then push route to GPS for truck-specific routing. Onboard dash cam records video of road ahead, while front-facing camera supports Wi-Fi-enabled video calls. In addition, Fuel Manager provides tank-by-tank tracking of fuel costs and mileage, and Profit Gauges delivers quick business assessment, profit/loss statements, and month-end and tax reporting. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Count On Tools, Inc. Sees Great Interest in MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX

April 4, 2016

Count On Tools, Inc. Sees Great Interest in MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX GAINESVILLE, GA - Count On Tools, Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, received great customer feedback at the recent IPC APEX EXPO. The company exhibited its new refreshed look for the first time and received many quality leads from prospective customers with special interest... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Ultra-Rugged Touch Computer features smartphone-like design.

April 4, 2016

Weighing 10 oz, Model XT2 runs Android™ 5 Lollipop OS and is certified to support all Google APIs, including Google Play. Unit features 5 in. touchscreen strengthened with Corning® Gorilla Glass 3. Designed to help mobile workers make informed decisions in field, XT2 offers dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and 4G LTE connectivity for access to business-critical information. IP67-rated unit is equipped with Zebra's SE4710 scan engine and can capture barcode data from more than 2 ft away. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Industrial PCs are protected against common failure modes.

April 4, 2016

Featuring shock- and vibration-resistant design with cast-aluminum frame and mechanically reinforced SSD, IX (InteractX PowerStation) and PCA (Industrial PC PowerStation) are both fanless and ventless, run Windows Embedded Standard 7P, and power applications via 4 GB DDR3L RAM (1.83 GHz). Both models run on same base hardware and software, but IX comes pre-loaded with InteractX™ supervisory HMI runtime and has built in 21CFR11 capabilities. Multiple communications options are standard. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Yaskawa Motoman's Strategy for Robotics Education is Strategy for the Economy

April 1, 2016

Dayton, OH — Successful workforce development and sustainable economic growth depend on close alignment of STEM education, certification and training with the needs and expertise of industry leaders. Organizations must provide the right products, technology and education to fill the gap between what the industry wants and what educational institutions can provide. Yaskawa Motoman is addressing... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged Fanless Embedded Computer supports IoT applications.

April 1, 2016

Powered by 2-core Intel® Celeron® N3000 or 4-core Intel Pentium® N3000 CPUs, 200 x 200 x 45 mm RICH-33B0-8171 features WADE-8171 Mini-ITX board. Up to 8 GB DDR3L SO-DIMM supports 1,333/1,600 MT/sec, and Intel HD Graphics architecture supports up to 3 displays with 4K max resolution. Along with mini PCIe interface for wireless connectivity options, connectivity is fostered via HDMI, VGA, and 2 COM (RS-232/422/485) ports with 2.5 in. HDD/SSD as well as mSATA storage interfaces. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Robotics

Robotic Document Inserter helps maximize uptime.

April 1, 2016

Designed to print and insert pack slips, promotional material, and other documents into shipping cartons, Robotic Document Inserter eliminates heavy maintenance of conventional document inserters, enabling uptime approaching 99%. System allows standard robotic technology to interface directly with industrial printers, removing any chance of mishandling. Full system performance diagnostics are incorporated within existing control system for complete visibility to system data and statistics. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Smart HMI Panels offer cloud computing ready capabilities.

April 1, 2016

Pre-loaded with Windows 10 IoT Enterprise Technology, Smart HMI Touch Panel PCs provide automation users and OEMs with Cloud Computing Ready technology to capitalize on Internet of Things by building connected automation systems to gather, store, and analyze data. Offered in Premium, Standard, and Compact models, units support control, monitoring, and visualization applications for industrial automation, building automation, digital oilfields, smart cities, and infrastructure. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

Passavant Area Hospital Bolsters Already Stringent Cleaning Protocols for Added Patient Protection

March 31, 2016

Tru-D SmartUVC Disinfection Robot to provide enhanced terminal room disinfection MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Passavant Area Hospital has added to its already strict cleaning strategies with the addition of Tru-D SmartUVC, a germ-eliminating UV disinfection robot. The hospital, located in Jacksonville, Illinois, is an affiliate of Memorial Health System and has been providing healthcare services in West... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Desktop Laptop offers 4K 17.3 in. G-sync display option. .

March 31, 2016

Based on Intel Core i7-6700K processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 graphics, upgradeable Sky X9E Extreme Edition is available with 4K G-sync Ultra HD matte IPS display with 8,294,000 pixels. Intel Core i7-6700K has 4 cores and 8 threads running at 4 GHz, with turbo boost up to 4.2 GHz. Unlocked, virtual-reality ready computer supports 4 SODIMM for up to 64 GB DDR4 2400 and 2133 memory. For storage, unit provides up to 4 drives: 2x HDD/SSD (SATA3) plus 2x M.2 PCIe x4/SATA RAID 0/1/5/10. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

All-In-One 24 in. Computers are designed for medical applications.

March 30, 2016

Fully certified to IEC60601-1, IPIX LT24 is designed for point-of-care and sterile environments. Antimicrobial coating is standard, and sealed screen can be safely disinfected. Powered by fourth gen Intel® Core™ i5 CPU, computer has 1.3 in. profile for facilitated mounting in healthcare facilities. Enterprise-grade Alpha AC24, featuring cleanable, edge-to-edge glass, can be configured with Intel Core i3/i5/i7 CPU. Both computers feature full HD screens with multi-touch capability. Read More