Robotics

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Robotics

OPC UA SDK enables connectivity across products and platforms.

May 4, 2016

Requiring minimal memory and leaving sufficient CPU resources for correct device functionality, scalable Matrikon OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) Software Development Kit (SDK) lets users interconnect industrial software systems regardless of platform, OS, or size. Server-in-a-box design accelerates implementation of optimized, reliable OPC UA products requiring developers to be OPC UA experts. Solution works equally well in small embedded environments and large PC-based applications.<br /> Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Texas Tech University Selects Vision Research for High-Speed Combustion Imaging Research

May 2, 2016

Engineering students at Texas Tech University’s Whitacre College of Engineering will soon have some new insights when it comes to studying combustion. The University recently purchased a Vision Research Phantom V2512 ultrahigh-speed camera with the goal of enhancing the way students analyze the combustion properties of solid fuels such as aluminum and boron.   Dr. Michelle Pantoya, the... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

High-Speed Digital Camera measures just 73 x 93 x 82.5 mm.

May 2, 2016

Equipped with 12-bit, ½ in. CMOS sensor, Phantom® Miro® C110 is capable of recording 800 fps at full 1,280 x 1,084 resolution. Higher speeds up to 29,840 fps are possible at smaller resolutions. With 8 GB of internal memory, camera can record up to 5 seconds at full resolution and max frame rate. Suited for troubleshooting as well as mechanical and motion analysis, camera includes BNC and Ethernet connectors, image-based auto-trigger, multi-cine acquisition, and continuous recording. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Mazak will Raise the Bar in Manufacturing Technology at IMTS 2016

April 28, 2016

Company to unveil groundbreaking innovations designed to drive the industry’s future FLORENCE, Ky. – The stage is set for Mazak Corporation to raise the manufacturing technology bar at IMTS. In booth S-8300, the company will demonstrate a host of new high-level developments in full digital factory integration, smart technology and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity – in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Precise Automation Collaborative Robots Measured and Certified by TUV to Exert Forces Within Collaborative Robot Guidelines

April 28, 2016

Fremont, California – TUV has measured and certified that the forces exerted by all Precise Automation collaborative robots (including SCARA, six-axis and Cartesian configurations) exert forces that are within the guidelines defined by the recent ISO/TS 15066 Standard on Collaborative Robots. Even maximum speed collisions in free space are well under the ISO force limits for operator safety. ... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Liquid and Gas Flow Computer helps optimize oil production.

April 27, 2016

With Enhanced Flow Computer for ControlLogix® systems, customers can use single in-chassis module and avoid multiple RTUs and standalone flow computers. Users can also take advantage of Rockwell Automation&#39;s distributed I/O capability and ProSoft&#39;s wireless radios to minimize wiring to transmitters and I/O devices. To help save time, flow computer allows for remote configuration and diagnostics via Ethernet. EAFC Manager software is available for setup, configuration, and monitoring. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Single Board Computer features FPGA-based VME to PCIe bridge.

April 27, 2016

Based on Intel® Celeron® 2002E processor and 6U VME64X VMEbus form factor, Model XVME-6700 utilizes Intel 8-Series QM87 PCH chipset for extensive I/O support. Two ruggedized SODIMMs offer 8 GB or optional 16 GB of high-speed DDR3L removable memory plus 8 GB of flash memory. Air-cooled XVME-6700 also features dual PMC/XMC sites, DVI-D display, and programmable CPU power limits for heat-sensitive applications. Extended temperature models are available for -40 to +75°C operation. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Services, Software, Vision Systems

Telemetrics Showcases Camera Robotics Software Platforms that Streamline Workflows at NAB 2016

April 26, 2016

Powerful Enterprise, Studio and Legislative Camera Robotics Control Platforms Las Vegas, NV (April 18, 2016) - New digital technologies and economic influencers continue to impact production practices and operations in television studios and production facilities around the globe. At this year’s NAB, Telemetrics, Inc., the industry’s leading provider of camera robotics systems, is... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Telemetrics Displays Feature-Rich, Cost-Effective Camera Robotics Products at NAB 2016

April 26, 2016

Offers Full Complement of Camera Robotics Hardware for Any Studio Application Las Vegas, NV  - Telemetrics. Inc. is demonstrating a wide selection of the company’s industry leading hardware-based camera robotics production products here at NAB. The innovative product line-up, part of Telemetrics’ rich heritage of camera control products and software systems, addresses critical industry... Read More

Robotics, Vision Systems

Microscan Presents Advanced Vision Topics and VGR at the Vision Show 2016

April 26, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, verification, and lighting solutions, announces that it will present vision-guided robotics at its booth, offer considerations for robotics vision software at AIA’s HOT Corner discussion series, and instruct a lighting course as part of the AIA Certified Vision Professional (CVP) training program taking place... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Field Data PC promotes productivity for CP professionals.

April 26, 2016

Targeting cathodic protection (CP) professionals, Allegro QX&trade; is powered by quick-charge Li-ion battery that provides up to 14 hr of continuous in-field use. Integrated digital voltmeter (DVM) delivers 0.25% accuracy when reading DC voltage, even in presence of up to 100 Vac interference, and tactile QWERTY keyboard features full number pad and hourglass shape that reduces slippage. Other features include WAAS-enabled internal GPS and glare-resistant, color VGA display. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Celeron-Based Network Security Appliance targets SOHO users.

April 26, 2016

Powered by 2.48 GHz dual-core Intel® Celeron® N3060 Braswell CPU, 1.73 x 9.00 x 5.98 in. NA343 provides 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports; one pair supports LAN bypass function. Desktop unit accommodates up to 8 GB via DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM slot and also features 2.5 in. SATA slot and CFast&trade; socket. Options include mSATA and PCIe Mini card, which supports wireless (Wi-Fi/3G/LTE) card installation, and standard I/O includes RJ-45 console port and 2 USB 3.0 ports. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

If at First You Succeed...Deliver, Deliver Again

April 22, 2016

Repeat business is the best kind of business. It not only shows that you have succeeded but it shows a willingness on both parties to continue to partner up and succeed. And as we all know, success breeds success. Case in point, a building hardware manufacturer and repeat customer of Creform Corporation was searching for another solution to its material delivery needs at one of its plants. The... Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vision Inspection System provides precision fault detection.

April 21, 2016

Integrated with full range of ST Robotics arms, STVS-X is used for automated and accurate handling, testing, and inspection of critical parts. ST robot arm, developed to address tight fault detection and QA in high-precision components manufacturing, picks up the part to be inspected and rotates it in front of Epix SV5M10 Hi-Res camera. Measurements can be made down to a 0.001 mm resolution. Golden Image comparison and Critical Measurements operational modes ensure accurate defect measurements. Read More

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

USB3.0 SWIR Linescan Camera suits spectroscopy, machine vision.

April 21, 2016

Operating in SWIR and Vis spectrum from 0.4&ndash;1.7 µm, LineCam12 features 1024 x 1 pixel format with 12.5 µm pitch, provides USB3 Vision&trade; and Camera Link outputs, and can also be powered by USB3.0. Imaging capacity can exceed 37k lines/sec, and models are available with 250 µm tall pixels for spectroscopy or 12.5 µm square pixels for machine vision tasks. Along with 14-bit ADC (dynamic range >6000:1), TEC-stabilized InGaAs camera offers 18 NUC tables and on-chip optical pixel binning.<br /> Read More

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

Compact HD Camera suits live broadcasts, production, surveillance.

April 18, 2016

Modular multipurpose 8.2 MP Super 35 mm box camera, Model ME200S-SH, employs Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus (DAF) technology, which provides focusing options when using Canon EF lenses and CINE-SERVO lenses. Along with remote manual control of focus, iris, auto exposure (AE) and ND filters with optional Canon RC-V100 controller, features include 1920x1080 / 60p, 50p output, IR shooting and ISO 204,800 capabilities, and 3G/HD-SDI and HDMI output terminals. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged Fanless Computer consumes less than 15 W.

April 18, 2016

Enclosed in fully fanless and ventless chassis made of aluminum and steel, Cincoze DA-1000 is powered by Intel Braswell dual-core processor and is available with up to 8 GB of wide-temp DDR3L memory. Storage options include standard or wide-temp HDDs or SSDs up to 1 TB. Two full-size Mini-PCIe slots allow for additional storage or expansion. Operating from 9~48 Vdc at temperatures from -25 to 70°C, small form factor unit includes 3 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0, 2 GbE LAN, and dual COM ports. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

GammaTech Partners with AE Tools to Provide Rugged Computing Solutions for Automotive Industry

April 15, 2016

Companies Team Up to Provide Tough, Durable, Rugged Notebooks and Tablets for Demanding Auto Repair-Shop Environment FREMONT, Calif. - GammaTech Computer Corp. is pleased to announce its latest partnership with AE Tools, a provider of OEM-level diagnostic solutions and dealer-level support for aftermarket repair shops, heavy-duty repair facilities, and automotive locksmiths. Together, the two... Read More

Robotics

ABB to Feature Two YuMi dual-arm, Collaborative Robot Demos at the 2016 Vision Show, May 3rd - 5th in Boston

April 15, 2016

The vision compatible YuMi is specifically designed to meet the flexible and agile production needs of small parts assembly and handling applications. AUBURN HILLS, Mich.  - ABB Robotics will feature two YuMi® collaborative robot demos at the 2016 Vision Show, May 3rd - 5th at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston (Booth #303). Sponsored by the Automated Imaging Association (AIA), the show... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Compact Fanless Mini PC supports operation from 14 to 158°F.

April 15, 2016

Measuring 3.30 x 5.71 x 1.38 in., LPC-175F Ultra Small Fanless Mini PC is powered by 1.91 GHz Intel® quad-core E3845 CPU and employs SSDs for completely silent operation. Features include RS232, 2 USB 2.0, 2 Gigabit LAN, and VGA interfaces as well as Windows 10/8/8.1/7 and Linux compatibility. Suited for embedded control, digital sign, kiosk, thin-client, and HMI applications, computer supports operation from external 12 Vdc power adapter or external DC source.<br /> Read More