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Rugged Android Tablets
Zebra Technologies Corp.
Oct. 3, 2023
The ET6x series of rugged Android tablets from Zebra Technologies was designed for front-line workers. The ET60 and ET65 are Zebra’s first 2-in-1 Android tablets with a friction...
25kg Payload AI Cobot
Oct. 2, 2023
Adding to the TM AI Cobot S series, Techman Robot has released the TM25S. This cobot has a payload of 25kg and a reach of more than 190cm. The AI Cobot S series features a built...
Sept. 28, 2023
The Specim GX17 is a next-generation near-infrared line-scan hyperspectral camera for machine vision which complements Specim’s FX camera series. It features a maximum frame rate...
Motor Control Embedded Processing
Sept. 27, 2023
Renesas is introducing two new MCU groups from its RA family of Arm Cortex-M devices and new RX26T Group MCUs from the RX family. The RA4T1 group delivers 100 MHz performance ...
More content from October 2023
Edge Automation Platform
Red Lion Controls
Sept. 26, 2023
FlexEdge with HDMI, powered by Crimson, is designed to develop and deploy customized dashboards for better data visualization. The HDMI feature allows for direct data collection...
Motors: The Core of Automation
Sept. 26, 2023
Motors have been central to automation since the beginnings of the first industrial revolution in the mid 18th century and their varied forms and applicability maintain their ...
Embedded Board for Vision and HMI
Sept. 25, 2023
The newest addition to the Pico-ITX embedded board family is the EMB-2239, an NXP i.MX8M Plus based single board computer. This board is designed for edge artificial intelligence...
Sept. 22, 2023
The AWK-3252A wireless AP/bridge/client is capable of concurrent dual-band Wi-Fi, offers 802.11ac performance with DFS channel support, the latest WPA3 encryption for an additional...
Applying Automation to Reduce Illness
Jeanne Schweder, Contributing Writer
Sept. 22, 2023
CaptiveAire and Danfoss team up to limit indoor spread of COVID-19 viruses.
Compact Programmable Logic Controller
Mitsubishi Electric Automation
Sept. 21, 2023
Expanding its line of Melsec iQ-F series of compact controllers, Mitsubishi Electric has released the FX5S, a compact controller for small machines with up to 60 I/O and integrated...
Rectangular Connector Lever
Sept. 20, 2023
The V-Type lever from Mencom has a unique closing mechanism consisting of two hinged elements that are pivoted on the housing. This allows the levers to move over the pins on ...
Compact Ultrasonic Sensors
Sept. 19, 2023
The new HTU200 and DMU200 series of compact ultrasonic sensors detect objects regardless of their surface structure using a reflected acoustic pulse. These switching and measuring...
Quantum Devices Miniature Encoder
Sept. 18, 2023
Quantum Devices’ QM22 series of optical incremental encoders measure 22 mm in diameter, allowing for integration into tight spaces. These are modular encoders are designed for...
Collaborative Robots and Smart Camera
Sept. 15, 2023
The CRA series of collaborative robots features greater efficiency than its predecessor, using harmonic drive reducers to improve cycle time by 25%. This cobot series also has...
Perception-Based Bin Picker
Sept. 14, 2023
The new MI.RA/Picker is the newest product within Comau’s Machine Inspection Recognition Archetypes family of hardware-agnostic, intelligent vision systems. The MI.RA/Picker autonomousl...
Type 4 Safety Light Curtain
Banner Engineering Corp.
Sept. 13, 2023
The S4B heavy-duty safety light curtain from Banner Engineering is a Type 4 light curtain that uses an adjustable bracket to ease installation. The light curtains click into place...
Renishaw Introduces New Products for Robotic Systems
Sept. 13, 2023
The new RCS product line from Renishaw targets issues associated with manual set-up, calibration and maintenance of robots.
Updated HMI Series
Sept. 11, 2023
AutomationDirect has added the next generation of the C-more HMI product line, the CM5 series. These HMIs range in size from 4 to 22 inches and have up to 43MB of memory. Units...
Sept. 8, 2023
The CC7500 from ABB Power Conversion is a liquid-cooled, three-phase, 75-volt rectifier designed for heavy pulse-load applications like industrial lasers. It features a low-line...
Bimbo Bakeries Applies Artificial Intelligence
Sept. 8, 2023
Using Antuit.ai’s AI technology, Bimbo has improved order accuracy and minimized food waste even amid the disruptions caused by COVID-19.
Manufacturing the Best Products with AI
Sept. 5, 2023
Artificial intelligence does not necessarily replace people, but the better applications enable humans to perform even better. Two key areas for its application are in designing...
Ensuring Safety in Industrial Control Panels
Ryan Ortega, George T. Hall Co.
Sept. 4, 2023
Why it’s important to understand UL standards and partner with a UL-certified panel builder to keep your operations and personnel safe.
Linear Motion with Machine Learning
Aug. 25, 2023
Using Beckhoff’s TwinCAT Cogging Compensation software, AL8000 linear motors can increase machine synchronization and decrease lag rate without hardware changes.
3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
Protolabs Expands 3D Printing Capacity and Capabilities
Aug. 22, 2023
A new facility in Raleigh, N.C., has been added to address growing demand for direct metal laser sintering services—an industrial metal 3D printing process that can build functional...
Would a Cyber Trust Mark Make a Difference?
Aug. 15, 2023
As the EU prepares its mandatory Cyber Resilience Act and the U.S. presents a voluntary Cyber Trust Mark program—both targeted at consumer products—it’s hard not to see their ...
Digital Twins and Artificial Intelligence: Assessing the Most Popular Methodologies
Aug. 10, 2023
For industrial maintenance and energy saving applications, multiple algorithms can be used to develop advanced equipment analytics. But which one is most effective?
Industrial Augmented Reality Status Check
Aug. 8, 2023
A look at the factors that have slowed AR headset adoption thus far as new headset and metaverse technologies enter the market.
Responding to Sustainability’s Growing Importance
Aug. 3, 2023
Siemens connects design, production and supply chain data to help manufacturers more accurately address the environmental impacts of their operations.
John Deere Deploys Comau’s Mate-XT in Parts Distribution Center
July 28, 2023
The wearable exoskeleton supports worker ergonomics at John Deere’s Campinas, Brazil facility.
3D Printed Tooling for Robots
July 27, 2023
Rapid Robotics uses Markforged 3D printers to produce custom tooling and grippers within 12 hours.
Flooring Manufacturer Boosts Motor Energy Efficiency to 95%
July 26, 2023
Swedish manufacturer Tarkett saves 800 MWh of energy per year using ABB’s Ability data insights.
Should Your Industrial Network Be a Software-Defined Network?
May 11, 2023
With data at the center of all modern industrial operations, the networks that support transmission of data become more critical than ever. That’s why a growing number of industry...