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Next generation: Robots that see
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Visual servo control: Vision used for robotic or machine guidance also can be used for in-line part inspection to enhance product quality with traditional feedback systems. See photos, video.Read More

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3D vision system performs rope wear analysis
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Three-dimensional (3D) imaging can be used to verify rope and cable quality to measure pitch length and diameter, and identify rope surface damage and type of wear, with accuracy surpassing current... Read More

Step-motor-based systems stay competitive
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Motion control: Traditional stepper-motor systems represent the only motion-control technology able to operate in open loop—although the addition of position feedback to enhance performance is on the... Read More

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Simulation software boosts machine productivity
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Application Update: Armor increased machine productivity 20% with simulation software to create improvements and decrease downtime.Read More

PC-based controls help packaging machines
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Application Update: Bag-in-box food packaging machines from Pattyn Packing Lines embrace modular concepts, adaptability, ease of maintenance, reliability, high ease of operation, and universal... Read More

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Motion module for embedded and industrial applications
Motion module for embedded and industrial applications

Microchip Technology's MM7150 Motion Module combines the SSC7150 motion co-processor combined with... Read More

HVAC matrix drive provides low harmonic distortion
HVAC matrix drive provides low harmonic distortion

Yaskawa's Z1000U HVAC Matrix Drive is designed to provide low harmonic distortion without the need... Read More

Infrared cameras for predictive maintenance, oil and gas operations
Infrared cameras for predictive maintenance, oil and gas operations

Fluke's TiX560 and TiX520 infrared cameras are designed to allow thermographers to easily navigate... Read More

Software upgrade for remote communications
Software upgrade for remote communications

Kepware Technologies' KEPServerEX version 5.17 features a scheduler plug-in as well as updates to... Read More

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