Discrete Manufacturing - Mechatronics

Platform for barcode reading to advanced machine vision

Microscan's MicroHawk family includes an integrated imaging engine and three industrial-rated... » more

Network portfolio for industrial automation

Balluff's CC-Link IE field is a 1GBPS network designed for industrial automation applications and... » more

Supply chain and warehouse automation company acquired

Honeywell has signed an agreement to acquire Intelligrated, a privately held supply chain and... » more

Tip-over and acceleration sensors for automotive, industrial applications

Memsic's MXD6240, 41AU, MXC6244AU, and MXC6245XU sensors provide tip-over and acceleration sensing... » more

Eye-tracking system uses ordinary cellphone camera

Researchers at MIT and the University of Georgia have developed software that can turn any... » more

PC-based controls: Busting myths, revealing benefits

PC-based control systems provide many benefits and simplified solutions for industrial... » more

Planetary gears in plastic for service robotics applications

GPLK planetary gears in plastic are suited for applications such as service robotics where the... » more

Encoder for high horsepower electric motor applications

MRI 2850 is bearing-less encoder for high horsepower electric motor applications using vector... » more

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Platform for barcode reading to advanced machine vision

Microscan's MicroHawk family includes an integrated imaging engine and three industrial-rated miniature imagers with unrivaled flexibility, ease of use, and universal application potential. » more

Network portfolio for industrial automation

Balluff's CC-Link IE field is a 1GBPS network designed for industrial automation applications and the network portfolio consists of IP67 protection rated machine mount I/O devices and IO-Link masters.  » more

Planetary gears in plastic for service robotics applications

GPLK planetary gears in plastic are suited for applications such as service robotics where the mobile motor is needed.  » more

Encoder for high horsepower electric motor applications

MRI 2850 is bearing-less encoder for high horsepower electric motor applications using vector control. The encoder may be used as a motion feedback solution in applications such as large rotating machinery. » more

Nanometer precision linear stages for high-end applications

Physik Instrumente's (PI) N-565 compact nanometer-precision linear stages are designed for high-end applications in bio-nanotechnology, fiber-optics, microscopy, semiconductor testing, and metrology and scientific research in... » more

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Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Motors and Drives Video Series

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Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes...

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Poll of the Week

Which industrial Ethernet protocol is most used in your facility, machines, or installations? (A June CE article looks at networks.)
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Profinet
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