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USB 3.0 Bus-Powered Cameras employ multi-tap CCD sensors.
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'); document.write('Supplied in hard anodized housing or single board level form factor, xiD scientific and industrial cameras couple CleanPath readout and sensor driving circuitry with Sony EXview HAD CCD II sensors. Respective speeds at resolutions of 2.8, 6.1, 9.1, and 12 MP are 60, 30, 20, and 15 fps — all at 14 bits per pixel. All cameras support single, dual, and quadruple tap readout modes of Sony sensors. For higher frame rates, series supports overclocking modes with 4 taps and 65 MHz pixel clock.'); document.write('
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Force Sensing Package suits precision assembly applications.
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'); document.write('With 6-axis force sensor that can detect 3 translational forces and 3 axial moments, MotoFit™ alters robot's position based on force encountered to align/assemble parts. Touching, fitting, and inserting are combined to provide automatic precision fits of mating surfaces of 10–100 µm. High-speed fits up to 20 mm deep with h7/H7 tolerance can be done in 5 sec. Additional components include communication board, power supply box, robot mounting flange adapter, and Engineering Support Tool software.'); document.write('
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Robotic Screw Fastening System reduces labor and improves QC.
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'); document.write('Screw fastening system is built around Janome desktop, 3- or 4-axis robot that comes in 5 models with working areas from 200 x 200 mm to 510 x 600 mm and repeatable accuracy of ±0.01 mm. In addition to accommodating choice of drivers, system is available with several screw feeder options. Programming of screw tightening conditions is facilitated via remote teaching pendant with 7-line screen, and robot can store up to 255 programs in resident memory card.'); document.write('
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Surveillance Robot constantly patrols secured perimeter.
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'); document.write('Traveling at about 7 kph on monorail that is attached to fence structure, RoboGuard conducts regular inspections of fence line, which are essential to maintaining integrity of perimeter. Robot can also respond and check on any suspected intrusion as needed. Complete system consists of autonomous robots, each covering up to 1 km, with docking station in between 2 adjacent robots, servicing them both with battery recharging and wireless communication.'); document.write('
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Material Handling Robots offer 700 or 900 mm reach.
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'); document.write('Designed with no offset in axis two, IRB 1200 Series delivers long stroke that allows robot to be placed close to work piece and still be functional. Standard variants include 700 mm reach model with payload up to 7 kg, and 900 mm model with payload up to 5 kg. Both can be mounted at any angle and come with IP 40 protection as standard, with IP 67 protection optional. With Ethernet port, 4 air ducts, and 10 customer signals, robots can be integrated with other equipment.'); document.write('
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Entry-Level 5 MP Industrial Cameras are compact and lightweight.
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'); document.write('Employing 5 MP CMOS imager, GO-5000M-PMCL and GO-5000C-PMCL measure 29 x 29 x 41.5 mm (excluding lens mount), weigh 46 g, and deliver full 2560 x 2048 pixel output at up to 107 fps over 2-channel, Power-over-Mini-Camera-Link interface. Combination of 5 micron square pixels and ROI capabilities enable configuration to meet range of requirements for resolution, speed, and optical formats. Imager features combination of analog and digital gain controls to quantize noise in low-light images.'); document.write('
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Day/Night HD IP PTZ Dome Camera features rugged enclosure.
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'); document.write('Designed for security installations, SN680D-WNIR delivers 1080p resolution in IP66-rated housing that protects against vandalism, rain, dust, and harsh outdoor environments. Integrated 30x optical zoom autoiris lens, synchronized IR LEDs, and wide dynamic range (WDR) optimize image and provide illumination up to 394 ft. Able to be installed on wall or ceiling using 12 Vdc, camera offers minimum illumination of 0.5 lux (color) and 0 lux (B/W, IR On).<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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High-Speed Robots handle processing of large parts.
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'); document.write('With payloads of 50, 35, and 20 kg, respectively, 6-axis Models MH50 II, MH50 II-35, and MH50 II-20 are suited for coating, dispensing, machine and press tending, material cutting and handling. Robots feature horizontal reach of 81.1, 100, and 122.3 in. and vertical reach of 140.9, 175.1, and 219.9 in., respectively. Equipped with DX200 controller, capable of controlling up to 8 robots, MH50 II-series includes brakes on all axes and can be floor-, wall-, or ceiling-mounted.'); document.write('
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Overhead Robot Tracks handle static loads up to 5,000 lb.
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'); document.write('Built with linear motion components, Trackmotion TMO Series includes 3 types designed for elevated, wall, and inverted ceiling robot orientations. Four sizes accommodate smallest robot up to 2,500 lb range or static loads up to 5,000 lb. Rated for speeds up to 2.5 m/sec with acceleration of 2.5 m/s², tracks can be configured in any length, with multiple carriages and straight, cantilevered, and bridged leg options. Heavy duty roller bearings are completely enclosed to keep contaminants out.'); document.write('
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Pre-engineered System loads and unloads machine tools.
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'); document.write('Using vision guided robotics to tend machine tools, FlexMT™ can handle most any size and type of part, and is compatible with wide range of machine tools, including horizontal and vertical lathes, machining centers, 5-axis machines, and grinders. Modular system comes with choice of 2- or 3-finger gripper, and both infeed and outfeed conveyor. FlexMT 20 features ABB IRB 2600 robot with 20 kg payload and 1.65 m reach, while FlexMT 60 features ABB IRB 4600 robot with 60 kg payload and 2.05 m reach.'); document.write('
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Development Kit enables testing of mobile robots.
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'); document.write('Intended for researchers, academic institutions, robotics developers, and hobbyists, SentiBotics Development Kit comes with software, sample programs, tracked platform and grasping robotic arm, 3D vision, object recognition, and autonomous navigation capabilities. Tracked platform is capable of carrying payload up to 10 kg, while modular robotic arm is capable of lifting objects up to 0.5 kg. With two 3D cameras, robot can see and recognize objects at range of 0.15–3.5 m.'); document.write('
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Soldering Robot offers variable diameter laser beam.
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'); document.write('Adjustable for each soldering pattern, Multi-phi Laser Soldering System enables components to be soldered from any direction without interference. Variable diameter laser beam optimizes energetic conversion into heat, so system provides optimal conditions for each component and pattern. Further, system is immovable with fixed z-axis distance and its variable is 0.004-0.12 in.'); document.write('
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Infrared Cameras incorporate wireless connectivity.
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'); document.write('Used for maintenance and troubleshooting by HVAC/R technicians, electricians, and facility managers, Ti90 and Ti95 come with SD memory system – including removable 8 Gb SD memory card or 8 Gb wireless SD Card. Spatial resolution lets technicians conduct IR inspections from safe distance without compromising accuracy, while 3.5 in. color LCD with adjustable brightness to optimize viewability. AutoBlend™ and Picture-in-Picture modes are available in included SmartView® reporting software.'); document.write('
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Robotic Welding System creates complex curvatures.
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'); document.write('Capable of producing quality welds on 3D parts at high travel speeds, I-RoboSTIR Friction Stir Welding System utilizes I-STIR controller and spindle weld package, which communicates with Robot Controller, creating seamless solution. I-STIR controller offers path-correction feature which compensates for manipulator and/or fixture deflections under welding loads. Unlike standard fusion welding, this green technology uses virtually no consumables and generates no harmful fumes.'); document.write('
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IP Cameras suit range of surveillance applications.
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'); document.write('Providing 1920 x 1080 resolution, 2 megapixel DCS-5615 Indoor Pan/Tilt Dome Camera features motorized pan/tilt mechanism and 4 mm fixed focal length lens within compact indoor dome. Unit provides 360° pan and 80° tilt at 101°/sec. Equipped with 2.8–12 mm varifocal lens, 1 megapixel DCS-6315 Outdoor Dome Camera offers 1280 x 720 resolution and allows users to see detail in low light while remaining in color. Both have microSD card slot and 802.3af compliant PoE module.'); document.write('
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Laser Beam Profiling Camera features sensitive image array.
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'); document.write('Used to measure both pulsed and CW (continuous wave) lasers, from 13–355 nm and 1.06 to >3,000 µm, Pyrocam™ IVs GigE-compatible, pyroelectric laser beam profiling camera features 160 x 160 pixel image array that can profile beams up to ½ in. without requiring reduction optics. Integral focal plane chopper is included for CW beams and thermal imaging, while 14-bit ADC provides reliable measurement and analysis. SNR of 1000:1 means beams of 30 mW/cm² are readily visible.'); document.write('
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HD-SLR Camera serves professional photo, video applications.
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'); document.write('Targeting photographic, cinematic, and broadcast disciplines, D810 features 36.3 MP, full-frame, FX-format (7360 x 4912 resolution) sensor without OLPF; EXPEED 4 image processing engine; and Advanced Scene Recognition System with 91,000-pixel 3D Color Matrix Meter III. Other features include 64–12,800 ISO range (expandable), Full HD 1920 x 1080 video capture, HDMI output, Multi-Cam 3500-FX AF sensor module, Hi-Res (1229K-dot) 3.2 in. LCD screen, and magnesium alloy structure.'); document.write('
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Precision 3-Axis Dispensing Systems suit SMT assembly tasks.
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'); document.write('Combining 3-axis robots with integrated digital dispense controllers, 2004D Series consists of <100 lb benchtop units that can store up to 10,000 different dispensing routines created via hand-held teach pendant. X-Y working ranges, depending on model, are 300 x 300 mm, 400 x 400 mm, and 500 x 500 mm, and all models offer 100 mm Z-axis stroke. With speeds to 800 mm/sec and repeatability of ±0.01 mm per axis, robots handle point-to-point, linear, or curved-arc application.'); document.write('
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Digital Signage Player leverages 4th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU.
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'); document.write('Incorporating 4th generation Intel® Core™ i5 CPU with Mobile Intel® QM87 Express chipset, DSB550-880 wall- or VESA-mounted, 210 x 35 x 165 mm, all-in-one signage box computer supports 3 independent displays via dual HDMI and DisplayPort interfaces. Network connections are available through LAN, Wi-Fi®, and 3G/4G or LTE, and 2 PCIe Mini card slots are available. Along with up to 8 GB DDR3L memory, features include 2.5 in. SATA HDD drive bay, mSATA, Intel® AMT 9.0, and 4K Ultra HD support.'); document.write('
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In-Vehicle Computers support ODM/OEM customization services.
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'); document.write('In-vehicle computers, from Intel® Atom™-based AR-V6002FL to Intel Core™ i7-based AIV-HM76V0FL, support ODM/OEM services that afford customization options regarding software configuration, including GPIO, Watch Dog Timer, and Smart Power System, as well as GPS, GSM/GPRS/HSPA/UMTS, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi options. Each integrated, multifunctional platform can handle infotainment, telematics, and fleet management applications.'); document.write('
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