POSITAL News & Articles

Wiegand Energy Harvester Opens New Windows to the Internet of Things

  • September 21, 2022
  • News

After more than two years of effort at FRABA’s R&D center in Aachen (Germany), a research team has demonstrated a prototype of a wireless sensor powered by Wiegand technology that could participate in an "Internet of Things" (IoT) network.

POSITAL Extends Product Finder Portal to Include Kit Encoders

  • July 28, 2022
  • News

Encoder-maker POSITAL has updated its online Product Finder tool to include the company’s extensive line of kit encoders.

Wiegand Wire Enables Energy Harvesting, Motion Sensing

  • by Tobias Best
  • July 20, 2022
  • Feature

By manipulating the magnetic properties of Vicalloy wire, devices that can harvest energy and sense motion have been created. This feature originally appeared in the ebook Automation 2022: IIoT and Industry 4.0 (Volume 3).

50 Years of Bit Parallel Encoders from POSITAL

  • May 24, 2022
  • News

Encoder-maker POSITAL remains committed to supplying customers with absolute encoders with bit parallel communications interfaces.

FRABA Group Reports Double-Digit Growth in 2021

  • May 4, 2022
  • News

New CREDEMUS and UBITO businesses create potential for exciting business opportunities.

FRABA Announces Sale of VITECTOR Business Unit to CEDES Group

  • April 19, 2022
  • News

The sale of the industrial door sensor business will support future growth of FRABA.

FRABA Opens New Factory in Malaysia

  • January 26, 2022
  • News

The new facility will increase manufacturing capacity for large-volume products.

How to Choose Between Standalone Encoders and Integrated Motor Feedback

  • by Christian Fell
  • September 16, 2021
  • Feature

Designers of motion control systems for robots, manufacturing equipment and mobile machinery have options for providing digital feedback signals. Here is a look at the alternatives. This article was originally published in the Automation 2021: Control Systems Ebook.

POSITAL Kit Encoders Certified for Compliance with BiSS Interface Standards

  • July 30, 2021
  • News

POSITAL has received certificates of compliance for its family of kit encoders that feature BiSS C interfaces. These encoders are designed to be installed in motors or drives, providing the control system with position feedback to over single- or multi-turn operating ranges.

FRABA Launches New Business Units and New Brand Identity

  • June 28, 2021
  • News

The international FRABA Group has announced the creation of two new business units: UBITO and CREDEMUS.