Electronic Products & Technology

Automation / Robotics

August 31, 2015 by Stephen Law

Canadian firm granted US patent for space elevator

Freestanding space tower is pneumatically pressurized
August 30, 2015 by Alexandria Sage, Reuters, San Francisco CA (Editing by Stephen R. Trousdale and Cynthia Osterman)

Many U.S. drivers ignoring new tech features in cars: survey

Drivers are steering clear of some new technology in cars, according to a survey recently released, raising questions about whether car makers are moving too quickly to incorporate sophisticated technology. Carmakers are adding everything from remote car unlocking to self-parking…
August 15, 2015 by Stephen Law

Omron to acquire motion control player

Omron Corp. has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire a 100% stake in Delta Tau Data Systems Inc. (DT) of Chatsworth CA (DT), is a control device company. While the acquisition is subject to customary conditions to closing.…
August 10, 2015 by Chris McGean, Protocase Inc.

Student robotics teams compete in university rover challenge

Four Canadian student robotics teams completed an impressive showing among the world’s most elite university robotics teams at the 2015 University Rover Challenge, held this past spring at the Mars Desert Research Station in southern Utah. Twenty-three student teams from…
August 10, 2015 by Stephen Law

LVDT signal conditioners power from 15-30Vdc or ±15Vdc

ALLIANCE SENSORS GROUP S1A and SC-100 DIN-rail-mounted, push-button-calibrated LVDT signal conditioners provide power inputs from 15-30Vdc or ±15Vdc. Products are available in a choice of 4 LVDT excitation frequencies, as well as a choice of 6 voltage and 2 current…
August 4, 2015 by Stephen Law

Benchtop systems provide IC temperature testing

INTEST THERMAL SOLUTIONS Temptronic ThermoSpot benchtop systems for temperature testing integrated circuits including high-Watt emitting devices consists of a highly responsive benchtop temperature forcing unit that feeds a thermal probe head through a flexible umbilical. The thermal probe is designed…
July 31, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Scarab site cleaning system ensures accuracy

APR-2000-SCS Scarab Site Cleaning System ensures accurate and repeatable cleaning of the component pad in one user-friendly system. Product redefines performance and addresses the technical demands presented by component manufacturers. Product addresses industry needs with an automated system capable of…
July 29, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Intrinsically safe pressure transmitters and load cells are FM rated

OMEGA Intrinsically safe pressure and load products are FM rated for use in hazardous locations. Available in many options of pressure ranges/capacities, electrical terminations, connector options and cable options, including a submersible waterproof cable. Devices are high-accuracy, stainless steel construction, specifically…
July 25, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Fiber optic cabling VAR program now available

HIROSE ELECTRIC has developed a fiber optic cabling value-added reseller (VAR) program to complement the extensive line of ruggedized connectors to deliver complete fiber optic solutions for a wide range of commercial, data com / networking, medical, military/aerospace, surveillance and telecommunication…
July 25, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Next gen stepper motors come in broad range of small sizes

KOLLMORGEN PMX series next generation of stepper motors is available in six frame sizes (08, 11, 14, 17, 23, 34) each with several stack length and winding options available, providing added flexibility to meet multiple performance and application needs. Each frame…
July 23, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

PLC-IO-Module suitable for industrial applications

EVT EYE VISION TECHNOLOGY EyeMIO-v2 is an PLC-IO-Module for industrial use in combination with firm’s machine vision systems. Unit takes on the control of the peripheral devices and therefore is an interface between the image processing system and the production plant.…
July 22, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

High temperature dielectric capacitors are industrial grade

KEMET Industrial Grade High Temperature X7R Dielectric capacitors can utilize the full rated voltage at 175 Celsius. Devices provide highly reliable base metal electrode system and come with a flexible termination system option and are RoHS compliant without exemption. Products are…