Data Acquisition Cards & Modules

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Measuring Bearing Vibration Levels

August 25, 2016

Data Acquisition Systems for Fault Diagnosis Condition Monitoring The diagnosis of bearing damage in roller bearings is an integral part of servicing and maintenance tasks. Increasingly, technicians rely on condition monitoring systems (CMS) for machine diagnoses in plants and factories. Many CMS systems are based on vibration measurements. Two contrasting approaches exist: the diagnostic,... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

5ME® Demonstrates Cryogenic Machining Technology, Shop Floor Software with high-profile Partners at IMTS

August 15, 2016

Production management software suite and cryogenic machining demonstrations on machines from Mazak, Okuma, Star SU, Sunnen and others highlight 5ME’s capability to maximize productivity and profitability. 5ME will showcase its cryogenic technology and production management software with high-profile partners at IMTS this year, joining forces with Mazak, Okuma, FFG MAG, Star SU, Fullerton... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Real-Time Control System Automates Paleomagnetic Studies

August 12, 2016

ADwin DSP Enables Precise Switching of Magnetic Fields Paleomagnetic research studies the magnetic history of geology as embodied in rock samples. These samples of interest contain metallic traces still oriented to the earth’s magnetic field as it existed at the time of the rock’s formation. To save time spent taking manual measurements, laboratory researchers are using automated control... Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Reservoir Analysis increases oil and gas production.

August 1, 2016

Delivering critical oil and gas reservoir properties to exploration and production (E&P) companies, Fracture ID lowers drilling and completion expenses while increasing hydrocarbon recoveries. Drillbit Geomechanics™, used to analyze at-the-bit vibrations for detailed reservoir characterization, promotes unconventional resource development economics through informed frac stage and perf cluster placement, while downhole datalogger collects data during normal course of drilling. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Aircraft Data Collector aids health and performance evaluation.

August 1, 2016

Lightweight and scalable, Pulse™ Health Monitoring System (HMS) enables real-time aircraft condition evaluation. This system, using remote sensor interface, diagnostic and prognostic analytics software modules, and wireless communication, collects data on overall aircraft health and performance. Collected data can be processed onboard or transferred off board for storage and further analytic processing. Solution also works seamlessly with Pulse™ Ground Stations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Logging with Real-Time Pre-Processing of Data

July 15, 2016

ADwin Real-Time systems are ideal for intelligent data acquisition and control applications. Utilizing the programmability of the local CPU in the ADwin, users can run real-time datalogging and/or control programs with kHz execution speeds up to the MHz range. CAS DataLoggers offers these systems along with technical support-- contact a CAS Data Logger Applications Specialist at 800-956-4437... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dynamic Systems Inc. and Northlake Partners Announce a Joint Venture integrating their Applications to Provide a Fully Automated ERP Solution for Seafood Processors

July 12, 2016

Now Seafood Processors can manage their business in Real-Time Redmond, WA – Dynamic Systems Inc. and Northlake Partners announce a joint venture integrating their applications to provide a fully automated ERP solution for Seafood Processors that collects real-time production traceability and shipping information.  The result is a powerful system that will increase productivity, lower... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Ocean Power Technologies Announces the Deployment of its PB3 PowerBuoy with Integrated Payload from National Data Buoy Center

June 30, 2016

Ocean Power Technologies Announces the Deployment of Its PB3 PowerBuoy with Integrated Payload from National Data Buoy Center PENNINGTON, N.J. - Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTT) (“OPT” or “the Company”) announced today that it has re-deployed the PB3-A1 PowerBuoy® (“PB3 PowerBuoy” or “PB3-A1”) off the coast of New Jersey after completion of necessary  repairs and... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Data Collector supports variety of GIS applications.

June 30, 2016

Offering entry-level GNSS device for variety of GIS applications, Trimble® TDC100 combines both smartphone and ruggedized data collection capabilities in single, mobile device. Product comes in 2 versions, both with Android OS and Wi-Fi, with optional 4G LTE. Equipped with 5.3 in. display, 8 MP (Wi-Fi model) or 13 MP (4G LTE model) camera, and Li-Ion batteries, TDC100 supports GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou as well as Satellite-Based Augmentation System capabilities for optimized real-time accuracy. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Technological Safeguard in Cameras is Crime-Fighting Tool

June 28, 2016

Record-After-The-Fact, an evidentiary function of all WatchGuard Video products, provides officers enhanced investigative capabilities and critical evidence. ALLEN, Texas - Anthony Baye terrorized the residents of Northampton, Massachusetts for over two years. He eventually pled guilty to 40 counts of arson and 2 counts of manslaughter when two people tragically perished in a fire he admits... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Acquisition and Control System supports analog input modules.

June 23, 2016

MAQ®20 supports strain gage module (MAQ20-BRDG1), which offers 4 input channels and can interface to full, half, and quarter bridge sensors using 4- or 6-wire connections. All channels are individually configurable. Also supported, frequency input module accepts zero-crossing and TTL signals with frequencies from 1 Hz to 1 MHz plus State Change and provides DC stimulus for contact sensors. This module has 8 individually configurable input channels and 4 controllable outputs. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

External RAID Storage ensures properly video security data backup.

June 9, 2016

Available in 5 configurations, including 18, 36, and 48 TB system with single RAID array and 90 TB system with dual RAID arrays, RAID Storage servers extend archived storage for VideoEdge network video recorders (NVRs). RAID 5 minimizes video loss, while redundant power supplies; lockable, hot swappable drives; and battery backup promote reliable storage of critical video and audio. For expansion, users can add up to 6 shelves and be scalable up to 112 hard drives with 672 TB total storage. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless/Network Scanners mobilize transaction capture.

June 6, 2016

In addition to being mobile app ready to support BYOD and mobility in workplace, Kodak ScanMate i1150WN and Kodak i1190WN provide wireless and network connectivity where employees need to share document capture devices. Control panel facilitates scanning while providing useful information, and IT administrators can set security levels and disable wireless and mobile if needed. ScanMate+ Mobile App also facilitates file sharing via email and upload to cloud-based applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

DAQ Device offers 120/350 Ohm and 1 kOhm quarter-bridge inputs.

June 3, 2016

Used with resistive strain sensors, Micro-Measurements® StudentDAQ provides built-in support for single channel of full-bridge, half-bridge, and quarter-bridge inputs (including bridge completion). USB-powered device doesn't require calibration and provides basic functionality for simple data logging and academic lab experiments. Its 24-bit delta-sigma ADC provides ±16,000 µΣ measurement range at 80 Hz and gage factor setting of 2.00 with 1% of reading accuracy and resolution of 1 µΣ. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Dataloggers Manage Temp and Humidity in Greenhouses

May 19, 2016

CHESTERLAND, OH – Effective environmental monitoring in greenhouses requires devices with remote monitoring capability so users get immediate alarms anytime, anywhere. TD wireless data loggers can easily be placed anywhere in a greenhouse or hothouse in order to track temperature and humidity. The TD Handheld Data Collector can then be used to collect necessary data when needed without ever... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hi-Res 3D Scanning Arm aids modeling, engineering applications.

May 18, 2016

FARO® Design ScanArm provides users with portable 3D scanning solution for 3D modeling, reverse engineering, and CAD-based design applications across PLM process. While lightweight and maneuverable design allows for desktop mounting, UI facilitates operation regardless of skill level or 3D scanning experience. Blue laser technology delivers Hi-Res point cloud data and seamlessly scans challenging materials without requiring spray or targets.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Embedded Boards feature extended temperature range.

May 10, 2016

With WiTAS 1 support, PICO-BT01 Pico-ITX board, EPIC-CV07 EPIC board, GENE-CV05 3.5 in. subcompact board, and COM-QM77 COM Express module feature temperature range of -20 to 70°C. PFM-CVS PC/104+ module, GENE-BT05, and COM-CV feature WiTAS 2 support with temperature range of -40 to 85°C. All products are cooled using passive thermal solutions and are aimed at products typically found in transports, factory floors, outdoors, military, and areas subjected to wide temperature fluctuations. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Monitor/Control System optimizes chemical injection process.

May 5, 2016

Integrating into existing tank, pump, and electrical systems, SignalFire Chemical Injection Monitoring and Control Package provides control, operational visibility, and diagnostics for chemical injection process. Closed-loop control enables precise daily dosage, and operational visibility of tank levels, temperature, and pump status allows early detection of issues. Along with auto volume and auto production modes, features include local and remote monitoring/control support. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Acquisition Systems support Python programming language.

May 4, 2016

Available with DAP/xDAP data acquisition systems, DAPtools for Python is part of DAPtools Basic software package. API extension enables data acquisition applications written using Python programming language. Typical applications would be ad hoc quick tests, or configurable scripting for test automation not bound to specific large application platforms. DAPIO programming interface behind DAPtools for Python is packaged in DLL form, allowing access from Python environment through ctypes library. Read More

Automatic ID, Test & Measuring Instruments

Upgraded SIMBA Mobile Tablet Provides Improved Traceability for Seafood Processors

May 2, 2016

Redmond - WA - Dynamic Systems, Inc., a Redmond, Washington software developer specializing in barcode data collection systems has announced an upgraded tablet application for the SIMBA Line of Traceability Systems which is designed to provide food processors the ability to handle, label and track their products faster and more accurately from “dock to customer”. Increase production speed... Read More