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SSL to Provide Robotic Arms to DARPA for Satellite Servicing

July 25, 2016

PASADENA, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it has received $20.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design and build robotic arm flight hardware for the first phase of the agency's Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program. SSL is receiving the funds... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rackmount 1U Networking System uses Skylake-S Core i7/i5/i3 CPUs.

July 14, 2016

Powered by 14 nm micro-architecture Intel® Skylake-S series 6th gen Core i7/i5/i3 CPUs with 3D tri-gate design, PL-80980 features Intel H110 PCH chipset and LGA 1151 socket type. Solution supports 2 DDR4, 2,133 MHz un-buffered/Non-ECC DIMM and 32 GB max memory. Along with storage interface supporting 2.5 in. SATA 3.0 HDD/SSD, features include 1x mSATA slot, PCIe X8 module or optional PCIe X8 slot that supports additional Ethernet module, up to 14x GbE Coper LAN ports, and additional I/O. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Mobile Streaming News Cameras support IFB functionality.

July 11, 2016

With v1.02 firmware, GY-HM660 ProHD camcorders offer users 2 IFB channels – one for camera operator and separate feed for talent. This lets news teams communicate with studio while streaming live HD reports from field. Other features include three 12-bit CMOS image sensors and daylight-viewable, 3.5 in. LCD. For streaming reliability, these cameras offer SMPTE 2022 or Zixi FEC, automatic repeat request, and adaptive bit rate control. Integrated RTMP support allows direct connection to content distribution networks. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Fanless Embedded System operates from -25 to 70°C. .

July 8, 2016

Housed in IP66-rated, 8.66 x 1.98 x 6.80 in. enclosure with Atom E3845 1.91 GHz Quad Core CPU, Model FES9125 includes SoC integrated with HD graphics chipset, 4 GB DDR3L 1066 MHz memory, 1 full size mSATA 32 GB SSD, dual Intel 120 GbE controller Ethernet, and AMI 16 Mbit Flash BIOS. Front I/O ports include 10/100 Ethernet, 2 CanBus 2.0, 4 isolated digital inputs, 4 isolated digital outputs, and wireless antenna, while back I/O ports include 2 RS-232 or RS-422/485, USB 2.0, and VGA output. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Fanless PCs suit embedded applications in harsh environments.

July 7, 2016

RCO-1000, RCO-3000, and RCO-6000 Series, which are respectively powered by Intel® Bay Trail, Broadwell-U, and Skylake CPUs, support -25 to 70°C operation, 9–48 Vdc input with over/under-voltage and reverse polarity protection, 5 Grms vibration and 50 G/11 ms shock. Cable-less design includes one-piece extruded aluminum build, which is offered in several form factors to support various I/O and expansion requirements. Also, all models come with optional dual SIM card slots. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Secure SFF Server System meets defense, UAV, industrial needs.

July 1, 2016

Operating as low as 75 W, SB2002-SW Blackhawk is based on Intel® Xeon® D CPU with hyper-threading for total of up to 16 logical cores (32 threads) in single SoC device; each core operates at up to 2.5 GHz and can turbo boost up to 3.1 GHz. This 7 lb box, at 5.4 x 6.5 x 2.75 in., supports up to 16 CPU cores, 20 managed/Ethernet ports, 64 GB RAM, removable storage, and Cisco Embedded Services Router software. Along with optional routing engine, features include diverse I/O, storage, and security options. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Robot Monitoring System enables worker/robot collaboration.

June 30, 2016

With host of safety functions, including safe speed limits, safe standstill monitoring, safe axis ranges, and position and orientation supervision, SafeMove2 encourages development of innovative robot applications by integrating safety directly into robot controller. Software allows robots and operators to work closely together by restricting robot motion to precisely what is needed for application. SafeMove2 provides tools that speed commissioning workflow for faster setup and validation. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged, Sunlight-Readable Tablet supports single-handed operation.

June 30, 2016

Targeting mobile field service and transportation technicians, MIL-STD810G- and IP65-certified Getac T800 leverages Intel® Atom™ CPU. Touchscreen offers 8.1 in. real-estate, and sunlight-readable LumiBond® 2.0 display delivers 10-point touch, 170° viewing angle, and 16:10 aspect ratio. Battery runtime is 10 hr max as standard; hot-swappable SnapBack battery option adds 10 hr. Features also include full HD webcam, 8 MP rear camera, 802.11ac Wi-Fi® (4G optional), and expansion slot. Read More

Robotics, Services

New Plug and Play Motion System at IMTS

June 29, 2016

Visit Rollon at in the East Building at booth E-4528 Hackettstown, NJ - Rollon Corporation will be demonstrating its pre-engineered cartesian robot system, Motion Box, at this year's IMTS. Designed to deliver users six different motion profiles that can be set-up and running in a couple of hours, Motion Box includes everything from the human-machine interface (HMI) on one side to the... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Embedded Mini-ITX Motherboard leverages 6th Gen Intel Core CPU.

June 27, 2016

Powered by 14 nm, 6th generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 and Pentium® CPU in LGA1151 socket with Intel® H110 chipset, 170 x 170 mm MANO500 supports up to 32 GB DDR4 RAM and offers 3 SATA connections. While HDMI, VGA, DisplayPort, and LVDS/Embedded DisplayPort (optional) with dual view enable four 4K display support, expansion is fostered via PCIe x16 slot, PCIe Mini Card slot, SIM slot, and mSATA. Complementing multiple I/O options, SIM card socket allows Wi-Fi®/3G module installation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

ATI Industrial Automation's Annual Technology Fair Scheduled for August 11th, 2016

June 21, 2016

Apex, North Carolina: ATI Industrial Automation will host their Annual Technology Fair on Thursday, August 11th at the Michigan Sales Office located at 4577 South Lapeer Road, Suite I, Orion Township, MI 48359. This one-day event is a great educational opportunity for networking, sharing ideas, and also showcasing cutting-edge robotic and automation technologies. Multiple... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Rotary-Index Twin Spindle Machine enhances cellular manufacturing.

June 21, 2016

Expanded version of RXS-400 utilizes Fanuc M710 Robot, which carries 8 Model 900 guns in heavy-duty cabinet with powered sliding door. In addition to Alpha S4 servos, Apex precision 50:1 ratio gear boxes, precision stop CAM Technologies indexer, and roof-mounted Precision Rotary Union, components include 300/28 cyclone reclaim system coupled to 36 in. deck classifier with thin ball tray, PLC-controlled heater pad and vibrator mounted to 6 ft³ mixer box, and PLC-controlled Media adder. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Robotics

Robotic Automation System works interactively with co-workers.

June 20, 2016

Able to operate alongside existing workers or independently with no need for safety guards, Robo Packer is suited for pick and place, assembly, and packaging applications. Integrated packaging module is supplied with 6-axis robotic arm, infeed conveyor, and box conveyor all mounted onto common sub-frame which is fitted with leveling pads and casters. Portable system can be supplied with 1 of 3 robotic arm payloads depending on application, task to be performed, and level of productivity required. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Fanless Braswell Mini PC is based on Intel's NUC form factor.

June 16, 2016

Standing less than 2 in. tall with all-metal construction and no moving parts, Model CL100 features Quad-Core Intel Celeron N3150 processor with onboard Intel HD Graphics. System can power triple independent displays or accommodate 4k resolution. Passive thermal management cools internal components, allowing for completely ventless enclosure. WiFi and Bluetooth capable, CL100 can be configured with up to 16 GB of RAM and up to 512 GB of mSATA solid state storage. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Mini High-Speed Video Cameras have 32 GB memory capacity.

June 14, 2016

In addition to offering 32 GB capacity, FASTCAM Mini AX/UX/WX are optimized for light sensitivity. Cameras provide ISO 40,000 (mono) and ISO 16,000 (color), as measured to ISO Ssat 12232 standard, with IR filter retained as per ISO 12232 (not removed to produce fictitious T values). Gigabit Ethernet interfaces facilitate viewing and analysis of slow motion video data from desktop or laptop PC, and 100 G, 10 msec, 6 axes testing ensures operation in high-G, high-shock environments. Read More

Robotics

Wheel Changer enables uninterrupted machine operation.

June 14, 2016

Available for use on WALTER HELITRONIC MINI POWER grinding machines and HELITRONIC DIAMOND EVOLUTION 2-in-1 eroding and grinding systems, Automated Wheel Changer boosts output through continuous uninterrupted machine operation, without increasing machine's footprint. Unit accommodates up to 6 grinding wheel sets or electrodes with max diameters of 150 mm. Belt-driven spindle increases grinding/eroding length by up to 40 mm over max length of conventional MINI POWER with 2 spindle ends. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Secure, Rugged Notebook serves mission-critical applications.

June 9, 2016

Supplied in magnesium alloy chassis and powered by Intel® 6th gen Skylake Core i7 CPU, B300 is available with direct sunlight readable, 13.3 in. touchscreen display (1,400 nits). One-touch feature lets screen be viewed with night vision goggles without additional screen filters, and full-sized keyboard features red backlighting. Multiple security features as well as I/O options are standard, and dual hot swappable batteries provide up to 30 hr between charges. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

QorIQ-based 3U VPX SBC handles high bandwidth data processing.

June 8, 2016

Available with PCIe and 10G (XAUI) fabric options, rugged C912 is powered by T4 series QorIQ SoC multicore e6500 processors with 4 or 8 PowerPC cores. Each core supports 2 hardware threads that appear to application software as virtual CPUs, and dedicated AltiVec vector execution accelerator allows up to 16 complex math operations per clock cycle per core. Along with several memory arrays, air- or conduction-cooled SBC integrates multiple security features as well as I/O and expansion options. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

HMIs, Touch Panel PCs target Industry 4.0 nd IoT applications.

June 8, 2016

PC-based HMIs and Industrialized Touch Panel PCs come pre-installed with Windows® OS for open platform communications (OPC) for process, industrial manufacturing control, monitoring and automation applications. Open architecture platform and design, which allow OPC UA compatibility with Web, PLC, HMI, SCADA, and MES applications, also ensure network security. Both HMIs and PCs come in Premium, Standard, and Compact Series with range of processors and screen sizes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

B&R to Present Integrated Machine Control Platform and Advanced Technologies at IMTS 2016

June 7, 2016

Modular automation solution unifies CNC, PLC, HMI, robotics, safety and more At this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), from September 12-17 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, BR Industrial Automation Corp will exhibit its innovative automation solutions at booth E-4115. B&R specializes in standards-based, scalable and modular control systems integrating CNC, logic,... Read More