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Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Embedded Controller suits confined-space applications.

May 4, 2015

Based on Intel® Celeron®/Atom™ processor, BOXER-6403 replaces traditional heat sink in favor of full aluminum enclosure for cooling. Fanless unit includes 4 digital inputs and 2 digital outputs that support dry contact and wet contact, HDMI output, and seamless communication with WiFi, 3G, 4G, GPS, Bluetooth, and ZigBee. Measuring 158 x 95 x 20 mm, BOXER-6403 is suited for applications in confined spaces, such as production lines or at back of digital signage monitors or video walls. Read More

Robotics

Ultraportable Laptop offers multiple CPU/display/storage options.

May 1, 2015

Powered by 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors utilizing Intel HM87 Express Chipset, M4 comes with choice of 13.3 in. 3,200 x 1,800 QHD+, 2,560 x 1,440 Quad HD matte, or 1,920 x 1,080 Full HD matte displays. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M/860M/765M graphics technology options meet differing performance needs, and up to 16 GB DDR3-1866 SODIMM memory is supported via 2 slots with accessible and upgradeable 8 GB modules. Up to 4 TB storage is available via 2 mSATA SSDs and one 9.5 mm storage drive bay. Read More

Robotics

High Payload Gantry Robots suit material handling industry.

April 29, 2015

Available in 7 sizes with Y axis lengths to 100 m, Model ZP-6 and ZP-7 are 2-axis linear modules that can be configured with multiple Z-axis arms. Machines feature third-generation cam follower cartridges which take 10 minutes to change, redesigned beams with narrow cross sections to fit small spaces, and machined pockets for guideways that are more rigid than flush-mounted guideways. For applications with tight tolerances, robots provide repeatability of ±0.02 mm. Read More

Robotics

In-Vehicle Telematics System meets MIL-STD-810G standard.

April 29, 2015

Powered by Intel® Atom™ E3845 SoC processors, VMS-BYT supports one 204-pin DDR3L SODIMM system memory with up to 8 GB DDR3L 1333 MHz SDRAM capacity. Fanless embedded unit provides 1 x VGA, 1 x LVDS, 1 x DC-out, and 1 x 8-bit GPIO, as well as 1 CFast or mSATA, 1 x 2.5 in. swappable drive bay, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0, and 2 x COM ports. Operating from -40 to +75°C, system additionally provides dual Gigabit Ethernet via 2 x Intel® I211AT Ethernet controllers. Read More

Robotics

Healthcare Computer supports enhanced EHR security via TPM.

April 29, 2015

Supplied as all-in-one medical computer with Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2, TM-3040-19R is powered by Core™ i3/i5/i7 CPU with up to 8 GB RAM to facilitate information flow. TPM on motherboard works to secure electronic health record (EHR) information through data encryption, network access control, authentication, and secure boot. Enabling users to control configuration of hardware setup, this medical-grade computer also features 15+ I/O ports.
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Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Robotic Inspection System automatically ejects faulty products.

April 27, 2015

CountSafe™ with Automatic Ejection for Electronic Counters consists of inspection system with tool-less, 2-axis, linear robot that can be adapted and integrated to any electronic counter for rejecting any kind of defect: wrong shape, wrong color/size, broken product, or rogue. Products are rejected via vacuum system attached to closed bin equipped with pre-separator collector and HEPA filter. This configuration prevents escape of any substance or dust. Read More

Robotics

Rugged Industrial Computer allows quick client/field upgrades.

April 27, 2015

Based on M-Max 800 EP2 with 2.8 GHz Intel® dual core™ i7 CPU, IP66-rated M-Max 800 EP2/PLT is designed for rapid deployment of customized systems having their own sets of PCI-104 expansion boards and external connectors. Base platform includes 2 CAN, two 10/100 Mbit Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 2 USB 2.0, and VGA interfaces. Supplied in ruggedized aluminum chassis, system can be equipped with service board having connectors for all installed interfaces and indicator options. Read More

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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