Products for Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

VTT Develops Machine Vision to Support Autonomous Drones and Robots–Inspired by Human Vision System

Autonomously moving drones and other robots must observe their environment and interpret their observations without interruption. Using current technologies, this requires more energy than the batteries of a lightweight device can provide. That is why VTT and its partners are developing a fast, safe and energy-efficient machine vision system inspired by the human vision system.

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS' Energy-efficient Synchronous Motors Set New Standards

  • NORD DRIVESYSTEMS

Energy-efficient, cost-conscious and environmentally friendly: With its IE5+ synchronous motor, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS is setting new standards.

Microchip Introduces First Automotive-Qualified, Single-Chip Solution for Large, Ultrawide Touch Displays

  • Microchip

Supporting LCD and OLED displays, Microchip’s latest maXTouch touchscreen controller reduces integration complexity and cost for ultrawide touch displays up to 45 inches.

Mikrotron EoSens Creation Series Brings Ultra High-Speed Image Processing to the Edge

Cameras can be easily tailored for custom target applications using built-in FPGA.

Thomson’s Electrak LL Series Linear Actuators Available From Heason Technology

Recently announced by Thomson Industries Inc., and available in the UK from authorised distributor, Heason Technology, the new Electrak LL actuator series builds upon the well-proven Thomson Electrak range with a high-performance and high-efficiency brushless motor and integral electronics that eliminates the need for standalone control.

Fischer UltiMate Series: Field-ready Solutions for Functionality and Ruggedness in Extreme Environments

The global connectivity solution provider Fischer Connectors has extended its flagship series of ultra-rugged and harsh-environment connectors with two new products.

Septentrio Launches its Next-gen GNSS/INS Product Line: AsteRx-i3

By expanding their GNSS/INS (Inertial Navigation System) product family, Septentrio starts offering more application-specific positioning and orientation solutions.

Festo Presents SupraCube: Maximum Flexibility in Automation Technology

  • Festo Corporation

Compact stand-alone levitation module with superconductor technology.

Beckhoff Combines TwinCAT Vision with TwinCAT HMI

  • Beckhoff Automation

TwinCAT Vision, the Beckhoff image processing solution, offers with the new TwinCAT HMI Control Package the option of integrating image processing into the TwinCAT HMI user interface. This includes an expanded image display control and a color control.

Schneider Electric Releases Version 21.1 of EcoStruxure Automation Expert

  • Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today released version 21.1 of EcoStruxure Automation Expert, its software-centric universal automation system.