OpenFPV

From Tilman Griesel's posts on DIY Drones: Open source project to make FPV(first person view) with the raspberry pi easy to use for every one. OpenFPV is a project that uses latest technology to provide low latency, easy and well tested open source FPV flying. Based on single-board computers, HD cameras and IEEE 802.11.  Current Features: Recording Web interface Low-Latency H264 Streaming (≈120ms) RESTful API Customizable Extendable Installer (in progress) Minimal bettery consumption Roadmap: Invite more people to join the development team Complete the installer More field tests with different setups Create desktop applications for mac/win with HUD support Add OculusVR support Release is not available yet but you can follow the progress on DIY Drones or the  OpenFPV homepage .

VDK6000 Robotic Cell for Metal 3D Printing and Metal Part Refurbishing

Flexible Robotics Environment, (FRE) announces the creation of VDK6000 robotic metal 3D printing and repair work cell that automates refurbishing, rebuilding and/or creation of metal components utilizing subtractive and additive technology.

PaR Systems Revolutionizing Friction Stir Welding Process with I-RoboSTIR Solution

PaR Systems, Inc., a world leader in aerospace manufacturing, material handling, automation, and robotic solutions since 1961, announced today that its Shoreview based Automation Solutions Business and its I-STIR Technology, in partnership with FANUC America, are revolutionizing the utilization of the Friction Stir Welding process.

Cadence Announces Protium Rapid Prototyping Platform and Expands System Development Suite Low-Power Verification

Protium rapid prototyping platform features flow compatibility with Palladium platform, shortening bring-up time by up to 70 percent versus competitive solutions ----New Protium rapid prototyping platform increases capacity by 4X over the previous generation ---- Palladium XP II verification computing platform now features IEEE 1801 support for improved low-power verification

Sierra-Olympic Introduces Continuous Zoom, Uncooled LWIR Thermal Chassis Camera

The Vinden CZ series is designed as an open-frame chassis camera for integrators and OEMs in industrial, security/surveillance, and military markets.

Klein® Tools Introduces the Switch Drive System

Switch from a handle to a drill in a snap!

New Makers in Store for Fifth Year of Maker Faire Detroit July 26-27 at The Henry Ford

More than 100 new makers to take over Henry Ford Museum for two days of unbridled creativity and fun.

Klein® Tools Adds New Demolition Driver Models

Engineered, manufactured and tested for prying, chiseling and punching.

New Automated Bulk Bag Filling System Streamlines Peanut Processing

The new Spiroflow Systems gain-in-weight bulk bag filling system delivers 15x productivity increase, increases weighing accuracy over 400%, reduces number of operators from nine to one and minimizes possible product contamination.

Park NX-Wafer for Wafer-Fab Manufacturing Fully Automates Semiconductor Industry's Bare Wafer Automated Defect Review Process, Increases Throughput by 1,000 Percent

Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) products announces Park NX-Wafer, a revolutionary AFM design for bare wafer manufacturing that fully automates the defect review process and increases production throughput by an astounding 1,000%. Park NX-Wafer produces sub-Angstrom roughness measurements for the flattest substrates and wafers with tip-to-tip variation of less than 2%, for the first time ever in the entire history of the semiconductor industry.

Bruker Introduces Inspire Nanoscale Chemical Mapping System

System features new PeakForce IR SPM Mode for Comprehensive Nanocharacterization

STRATASYS COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF SOLID CONCEPTS

Stratasys expects to complete its acquisition of Harvest Technologies by the end of July.

Parallella: $119 Parallel Computing Platform with 16-core Epiphany chip

Parallella Computer Specifications: The Parallella platform is an open source, energy efficient, high performance, credit-card sized computer based on the Epiphany multicore chips developed by Adapteva. This affordable platform is designed for developing and implementing high performance, parallel processing applications developed to take advantage of the on-board Epiphany chip. The Epiphany 16 or 64 core chips consists of a scalable array of simple RISC processors programmable in C/C++ connected together with a fast on chip network within a single shared memory architecture... ( cont'd ) A realtime raytracing example running on the 16-core Epiphany chip:

Allied Market Research: 3D Printing Market is Expected to Reach $8.6 Billion, Globally, by 2020

The global 3D printing market will reach $8.6 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 20.6% from 2014 to 2020.

Raspberry Pi Model B+

From Eben Upton, Raspberry Pi Founder: This isn’t a “Raspberry Pi 2″, but rather the final evolution of the original Raspberry Pi. Today, I’m very pleased to be able to announce the immediate availability, at $35 – it’s still the same price, of what we’re calling the Raspberry Pi Model B+. The Model B+ uses the same BCM2835 application processor as the Model B. It runs the same software, and still has 512MB RAM; but James and the team have made the following key improvements: More GPIO. The GPIO header has grown to 40 pins, while retaining the same pinout for the first 26 pins as the Model B. More USB. We now have 4 USB 2.0 ports, compared to 2 on the Model B, and better hotplug and overcurrent behaviour. Micro SD. The old friction-fit SD card socket has been replaced with a much nicer push-push micro SD version. Lower power consumption. By replacing linear regulators with switching ones we’ve reduced power consumption by between 0.5W and 1W. Better audio. The audio circuit incorporates a dedicated low-noise power supply. Neater form factor. We’ve aligned the USB connectors with the board edge, moved composite video onto the 3.5mm jack, and added four squarely-placed mounting holes... ( cont'd )

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Personal & Service Robots - Featured Product

ST Robotics - R17HS-6, the 6-axis version of the high speed R17 variant

ST Robotics - R17HS-6, the 6-axis version of the high speed R17 variant

The 6-axis version of the R17HS high speed variant of the R17 robot is now available. As is our policy the 6th axis is an optional bolt-on module. At the same time we have made it even faster and new software eliminates shake and greatly improves repeatability as this video shows. Please see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wG0MeiJ-yE. The video would seem to imply a repeatability of 0.01mm but we are sticking with 0.2mm in the spec. The motor specialist was able to tune the motors from the other side of the pond. My first reaction when we put power on and entered the first commands was to jump back in amazement (and maybe an expletive). Tip speed is now 3m/s; that's 3 times as fast as its nearest competitor yet costs half the price. I love it when a plan comes together.