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3D inspection robot system speeds up quality control testing

Fast and accurate robotic testing is said to enable validation of more batches in much less time for the automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery and construction sectors.
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Advanced networking and automation in a single operating system

Red Lion’s FlexEdge Intelligent Edge Automation Platform now combines the scalability of Linux with the power of Crimson 3.2 software in a single user-friendly operating system.
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High-resolution ToF sensor for 3D vision systems

Teledyne e2v has introduced Hydra3D, a new Time-of-Flight (ToF) CMOS image sensor, tailored for 3D detection and distance measurement.


  1. 27/07/2020 Sensor-to-Cloud platform adds Modbus option

    SignalFire Wireless Telemetry can now offer its Ranger Sensor-To-Cloud platform with a Modbus option that allows users to monitor or control Modbus devices right from the cloud.

  2. 20/07/2020 Gateway simplifies communication between PROFINET and BACnet

    HMS Networks has introduced the Intesis protocol translator for communication between PROFINET PLCs on factory floors and Building Management Systems with BACnet IP/MSTP.

  3. 20/07/2020 Wireless sensors enable easy online collection of pressure and temperature data

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has launched a new range of pressure and temperature sensors for the Sushi Sensor wireless industrial IoT (IIoT) solution, which is part of the OpreX Asset Management and Integrity family.

  4. 20/07/2020 4-channel HART multiplexer with HART-IP

    ProComSol has released its new 4 Channel HART multiplexer with HART-IP device which allows users to perform HART communications using the plant’s Ethernet network infrastructure.

  5. 20/07/2020 Modular I/O solution for mixed IP20 and IP67 applications

    In addition to centralised automation technology, there is also an increasing need for decentralised, intelligent control systems to bring greater flexibility to production environments.

  6. 14/07/2020 Mobile mesh technology creates communication networks and aids social distancing

    Wyld Networks has launched a new mobile mesh technology to improve operational efficiencies. It can be built into mobile apps?and IoT devices and uses virtual geozones to manage access, collect data, deliver location-aware content or safety information, and monitor social distancing.

  7. 14/07/2020 Ball valves for hygienic applications

    SPX FLOW has introduced a new range of ball valves to its APV brand.

  8. 06/07/2020 3D vision sensor with extended field of vision

    FANUC has expanded its range of integrated image processing solutions with the introduction of the 3DV/600 vision sensor.

  9. 06/07/2020 Transmitter for industrial measurements

    Vaisala has introduced a new industrial level Vaisala Indigo 520 transmitter. The durable, metal transmitter is compatible with the company’s range of Indigo compatible smart probes multi-parameter measurements – humidity, temperature, dew point, carbon dioxide, vaporised hydrogen peroxide, and moisture in oil measurements.

  10. 26/06/2020 Bringing image processing into PLC environments in the UK

    Beckhoff Automation UK is bringing vision system image processing into familiar PLC environments with its new TwinCAT Vision software.

  11. 26/06/2020 High resolution camera for inspection systems

    The new HIKrobot 151MP camera is said to offer a high-resolution camera solution for machine vision inspection systems.

  12. 26/06/2020 Remote assistance capability for explosive hazardous environments MOBILE GmbH, a provider of industrial mobile communication devices, and AMA, a provider of remote support solutions, have announced a strategic partnership to improve safety, efficiency and productivity of field teams in explosive hazardous industrial environments.

  13. 22/06/2020 Modular operating mode and access permission system

    A modular operating mode selection and access permission system from Pilz is said to offer flexibility when implementing safety and security on equipment and processes.

  14. 22/06/2020 Temperature monitoring relays offer more functions in less space

    Siemens Smart Infrastructure has transformed the temperature monitoring relays from its Sirius portfolio. The new series 3RS2 devices are available in analogue and digital versions and they use sensors to measure the temperature – of engine, bearing, and transmission oils, or cooling liquids – in industrial control cabinets.

  15. 22/06/2020 Enhancing remote collaboration and workforce effectiveness

    Emerson has introduced augmented reality (AR) technology to its Plantweb Optics asset performance platform, in a move designed to deliver enhanced access to real-time diagnostics and analytics, as well as live remote assistance, to industrial plant workers responsible for maintaining and optimising plant equipment.

  16. 16/06/2020 Smart camera powered by deep learning technology

    Cognex has introduced the In-Sight D900, an industrial smart camera powered by Deep Learning software. This combination is said to expand the possibilities of what can be successfully and precisely inspected in factory automation.

  17. 15/06/2020 Smart marshalling solution extended to non-hazardous areas

    Eaton has introduced a new version of its MTL SUM5 smart universal marshalling solution for use in non-hazardous area industrial applications.

  18. 15/06/2020 Improving lubrication management

    SKF has extended the capability of its Enlight ProCollect portable data collection system with the goal of enabling maintenance engineers to plan lubrication routes around a factory or process operation.

  19. 08/06/2020 Smart camera simplifies code reading and inspection

    The compact MicroHAWK V/F400 and V/F300 series smart camera from Omron offers the ability to combine code reading and vision inspection in a single, compact device.

  20. 08/06/2020 Simplifying smart machines in harsh applications

    The new on-machine Allen-Bradley ArmorBlock I/O modules are able to operate in a wide range of temperatures and offer up to IP69K protection.