ADVANCED Motion Controls announce the release of a full family of high performance EtherCAT Servo Drives. Models are available with AC (single or three phase) or DC inputs, from 7.5amp continuous (15A pk) to 50amp continuous (100A pk).
Exhibit to focus on picking technology, automated equipment to optimize retail, e-commerce distribution
Clearpath Robotics announced the newest member of its robot fleet: an omnidirectional development platform called Ridgeback. The mobile robot is designed to carry heavy payloads and easily integrate with a variety of manipulators and sensors. Ridgeback was unveiled as a mobile base for Rethink Robotics' Baxter research platform at ICRA 2015 in Seattle, Washington. "Many of our customers have approached us looking for a way to use Baxter for mobile manipulation research - these customers inspired the concept of Ridgeback. The platform is designed so that Baxter can plug into Ridgeback and go," said Julian Ware, General Manager for Research Products at Clearpath Robotics. "Ridgeback includes all the ROS, visualization and simulation support needed to start doing interesting research right out of the box." Ridgeback's rugged drivetrain and chassis is designed to move manipulators and other heavy payloads with ease. Omnidirectional wheels provide precision control for forward, lateral or twisting movements in constrained environments. Following suit of other Clearpath robots, Ridgeback is ROS-ready and designed for rapid integration of sensors and payloads; specific consideration has been made for the integration of the Baxter research platform.
PULSE technology is extremely fast and flexible - 30% faster than conventional friction-based transfer systems.
Ridgeback Development Platform gives legs wheels to Baxter and other stationary manipulators
Photron's new, compact Mini WX high-speed camera family features standard F-mount and C-mount lens mounts for easy integration into new and/or existing systems.
A Navigant Research report estimates that revenue from fuel cells, fast chargers, and Li-ion batteries in the material handling market will be $556MM in North America by 2020, compared to $121MM in 2013.
The customer is Techmetics Solutions, an automation solutions provider to the hospitality, food and beverage industry in Southeast Asia.
Onanon Robo Hot Socket slashes complex cable to connector assembly time and cost. Miniaturization, reliability, reduced production cost drive automated rapid fine wire termination technology for OEMs.
Start of local robot manufacturing cements ABB's commitment to North American customers.
Firmware Upgrade and Synchronous NAND Flash Achieves High Performance in small form factor
Georgia based company provides the best of German Sensor Technology to US OEMS for medical, industrial, transportation, testing and other applications
IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show Launches Contest to Recruit IMTS Community Members for 2016 Marketing Campaign
IMTS 2016 will be held Sept. 12-17 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
Motion Controls Robotics, Inc honored with two prestigious awards at the 2015 FANUC America Integrators Conference in Orlando, Florida
Provides industry's greatest range - up to 6000 millimeters ----- PIL Partners with Hoffmann-Krippner for distribution in the US and Canada
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Vert-X 05E Series of dual angle/speed sensors. The series features easy mounting in small and narrow spaces with a 5 mm body depth and mounting flanges with metal inserts. The sensors make measurements only 6 mm from edge of product for close-to-wall measurement applications. Vert-X 05E Series sensors measure angles from 0 to 360°, rotational speed and direction with repeatability to 0.1°.