FlowStone Supports the Ximea Currera-R Machine Vision Camera!

This amazing little camera actually has an Intel Atom based PC inside capable of running the whole FlowStone graphical programming language development environment or a compiled FlowStone EXE application.

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er to use this camera, FlowStone now has a pre-programmed module for the Currera Camera allowing video capture and image processing inside FlowStone. There is a 4Gb solid state hard drive built in plus a micro SD memory card slot for video recording, plus a selection of other interfaces: Gigabit Ethernet (with Power over Ethernet), USB, VGA, RS232, fast and isolated Digital Inputs and Outputs. The camera frame rates can be up 1600 fps with various image sizes up to 2592x1944, plus the high quality lenses are interchangeable.

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Universal Robots - Collaborative Robot Solutions

Universal Robots - Collaborative Robot Solutions

Universal Robots is a result of many years of intensive research in robotics. The product portfolio includes the UR5 and UR10 models that handle payloads of up to 11.3 lbs. and 22.6 lbs. respectively. The six-axis robot arms weigh as little as 40 lbs. with reach capabilities of up to 51 inches. Repeatability of +/- .004" allows quick precision handling of even microscopically small parts. After initial risk assessment, the collaborative Universal Robots can operate alongside human operators without cumbersome and expensive safety guarding. This makes it simple and easy to move the light-weight robot around the production, addressing the needs of agile manufacturing even within small- and medium sized companies regarding automation as costly and complex. If the robots come into contact with an employee, the built-in force control limits the forces at contact, adhering to the current safety requirements on force and torque limitations. Intuitively programmed by non-technical users, the robot arms go from box to operation in less than an hour, and typically pay for themselves within 195 days. Since the first UR robot entered the market in 2009, the company has seen substantial growth with the robotic arms now being sold in more than 50 countries worldwide.