The ExoHand from Festo is an exoskeleton that can be worn like a glove. The fingers can be actively moved and their strength amplified; the operator's hand movements are registered and transmitted to the robotic hand in real time. The fingers can be actively moved and their strength amplified; the operator’s hand movements are registered and transmitted to the robotic hand in real time. The objectives are to enhance the strength and endurance of the human hand, to extend humans’ scope of action and to secure them an independent lifestyle even at an advanced age. .
Moxa released the ioLogik W5348-HSDPA-C, a C/C++ programmable 3G RTU controller featuring a Linux/GNU platform adapted for data acquisition and condition monitoring.
Point Grey announced Grasshopper Express GX-FW-60S6 6.0 megapixel digital cameras series based on Sony EXview HAD CCD II technology. It uses the Sony ICX694 to deliver high resolution and extreme sensitivity in a compact and low-cost package
Universal Instruments will launch the premier pick-and-place solution for the growing solid-state lighting market with the introduction of the Advantis® AC-60 LED Platform at the NEPCON tradeshow in Shanghai, China, April 25-27.
Patent-Pending Vertical Arresting System From Macron Dynamics Opens New Possibilities For Use Of Belt Driven Actuators In Vertical Automation Applications
Macron Dynamics has introduced a new patent-pending arresting system designed for belt driven actuators used in vertical automation applications. Macron's CLAWS adds a level of security in the event of a belt failure that, until now, did not exist. In the rare instance of belt breakage or failure, CLAWS engages and prevents the vertically-oriented load from falling. In addition, belt driven linear actuators provide some distint advantages over alternatives that have previously been used in vertical motion applications, including travel length and speed.
Phase 1 Technology Corp. has been selected by SRI Sarnoff as a distributor of its Acadia® ILS-6000™ hardware series of real-time, in-line video stabilizers.
Congress will gather world-leading scientists and public figures in 2013, in New York, to discuss how Avatar technologies can drive human evolution.
Festo Develops the ExoHand - A Solution for Future Human-Machine Cooperation in Industrial Environments
Festo, a worldwide provider of automation technology, is meeting the challenge of an ageing population with an assistance system that creates a more humane working environment in production and extends people's scope of action.
Team honored with Rookie Inspiration Award for outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering and engineers within the school and community
New site features latest photos, videos and news for the AMR solution
Servo2Go.com announces DZRALTE Series of High Performance Digital Servo Drives that control brushed & brushless servomotors in a compact form factor which make them ideal for embedded applications.
With advanced new robotic limbs poised to dramatically improve the lives of wounded veterans and other amputees, Quantum International Corp.
Stäubli Robotics is introducing the new TP80 fast Picker, an ultrafast four-axis new configuration of high-speed robot for standard pick & place applications.
Purpose-built facility offers the latest in robotic technology and customer support.
U.S. Army Places $20.4 Million Order for AeroVironment RQ-20A Puma AE Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Puma production milestone achieved with 1,000th air vehicle. United States Air Force assigns Mission Design Series designation RQ-20A to Puma AE system
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Schmalz Technology Development - Vacuum Generation without Compressed Air - Flexible and Intelligent
• Vacuum generation that's 100% electrical; • Integrated intelligence for energy and process control; • Extensive communication options through IO-Link interface; Schmalz already offers a large range of solutions that can optimize handling process from single components such as vacuum generators to complete gripping systems. Particularly when used in autonomous warehouse, conventional vacuum generation with compressed air reaches its limits. Compressed air often is unavailable in warehouses. Schmalz therefore is introducing a new technology development: a gripper with vacuum generation that does not use compressed air. The vacuum is generated 100% electrically. This makes the gripper both energy efficient and mobile. At the same time, warehouses need systems with integrated intelligence to deliver information and learn. This enables the use of mobile and self-sufficient robots, which pick production order at various locations in the warehouse. Furthermore, Schmalz provides various modular connection options from its wide range of end effectors in order to handle different products reliably and safely.