Electronic Products & Technology


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Automation / Robotics


News
August 17, 2016 by Keith Naughton, Bloomberg

Ford doubling the size of its Silicon Valley testing facility

Ford is accelerating its development of self-driving cars by more than doubling the size of its Silicon Valley lab and taking a stake in Velodyne Lidar, the leading maker of an advanced radar that is an essential sensor in autonomous driving.…
Product
August 10, 2016 by Stephen Law

Wire processer handles micro-coaxial cables

SCHLEUNIGER CoaxCenter 6000 fully automatic machine processes micro-coaxial and coaxial cables, as well as single conductor wires. The machine’s QCam 360 automatically monitors stripping quality, eliminating the need for time-consuming manual post-production monitoring processes. Unit achieves extremely high productivity, with…
Product
August 9, 2016 by Stephen Law

North American white cable is UL, CSA certified

INTERPOWER manufactures its own North American white cable at its Iowa USA-based facilities, expanding its current line of manufactured cable. Product is UL listed and CSA certified. The fixed operating temperature is -40°C to 105°C. Firm provides a one-week U.S.…
Product
July 18, 2016 by Stephen Law

Vibration sensor is smallest in seismic class

OMRON D7S Vibration sensor is among smallest seismic class size and can be embedded into essentially any device. Device can take countermeasures directly without reliance on a network or larger system. Devices help with measures to prevent secondary damages, by…
News
July 16, 2016 by Stephen Law

Emergence of IoT in robotics to become key trend

The global smart robots market is expected to record a CAGR of about 21% until 2020, according to the latest research study released by Technavio. “IoT connects the physical world of machines and robots with the Internet and carries out the…
Product
July 16, 2016 by Stephen Law

Three-phase motor controller is sensorless

ON SEMICONDUCTOR LV8907UW motor controllers support an operating voltage range from 5.5 to 20 volts (4.5 to 40V transient), enabling streamlined solutions for driving three-phase brushless motors. Device integrates gate drivers for six N-channel MOSFETs and a dual-stage charge pump…
Product
July 12, 2016 by Rush LaSelle, director of automation, Jabil Circuit Inc.

How digital manufacturing will shift production from factory to kitchen table

With the rapid pace of technological innovation, the need for greater market responsiveness, and the rising cost of labor in nearly all economies, many companies are revisiting age-old manufacturing strategies. They recognize there is a growing need to introduce innovative…
Feature
July 12, 2016 by Rush LaSelle, director of automation, Jabil Circuit Inc.

How digital manufacturing will shift production from the factory to your kitchen table

With the rapid pace of technological innovation, the need for greater market responsiveness, and the rising cost of labor in nearly all economies, many companies are revisiting age-old manufacturing strategies. They recognize there is a growing need to introduce innovative…
News
July 7, 2016 by By Edward Taylor, Reuters - Frankfurt Germany (Additional reporting by Eric Auchard in London; Editing by Mark Potter, Greg Mahlich)

BMW to develop driverless car technology with Intel, Mobileye

BMW is teaming up with Intel and Mobileye to develop new technology for the auto industry that could put self-driving cars on the road by around 2021. The alliance highlights a shift in the dynamics of research and development in…
News
June 30, 2016 by Stephen Law

U of Waterloo communications device now orbiting space

A one-of-a-kind communications device developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo is now orbiting the Earth as a central component of a microsatellite launched in Sriharikota, India on Tuesday to test new technologies in space. The product of several…
News
June 22, 2016 by Stephen Law

AI systems for autonomous driving on the rise

IHS Technology says there will be multiple AI systems of various types installed in many cars
Product
June 15, 2016 by Stephen Law

Stainless steel wireway system protects cables in corrosive environments

HAMMOND 1487SS modular pull-through wireway system consists of three cross-section sizes: 4 x 4, 6 x 6 and 8 x 8 inches, all with a smooth brushed stainless steel finish. Components are available in standard 12, 24, 36, 48, 60…