Flying Object Delivers Video Images

Friday, December 13, 2013

It is always interesting to see how combinations of sensors enable intriguing new product designs. The MeCam from Always Innovating is a prefect demonstration. Fitting into the palm…

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New Industrial Identification Catalog from Balluff

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Balluff, a sensor and identification specialist known for their comprehensive, innovative, and reliable products, just released its new industrial identification catalog, containing their complete line of RFID systems…

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Bionic Eye Receives FDA Approval

Monday, March 25, 2013

Following European approval in 2011, Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. received U.S. market approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat individuals with late stage retinitis…

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Pattern Recognition Used for Label Applications

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Instead of using print marks or place markers, SICK’s ML20 Markless sensor is based on pattern recognition technology. This means that web film control in bottling and labeling…

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Area Scan Cameras Use CMOS Imaging Sensors

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Basler ‘s newest ace GigE camera models use CMOSIS CMV2000 and CMV4000 CMOS sensors. The cameras are available with 2 MP resolution and 50 frames per second (acA2000-50)…

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Sensor Technology from an Unlikely Source Assists USA Track & Field Olympic Training

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A velocity measurement system that captures an athlete in motion and automatically calculates performance metrics for coaches to use in training long jumpers seems like an ideal addition…

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Robot Provides Virtual Presence at 2012 CES (Pt 2)

Monday, February 6, 2012

At the 2012 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, Alexandra Dopplinger, a marketing manager at Freescale Semiconductor explains the capability of a remote robot that she…

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Robot Provides Virtual Presence at 2012 CES (Pt 1)

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Ned Semonite, vice president of products at VGo Communications explains the company’s robotic telepresence product at the 2012 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas. Freescale’s pressure…

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Measuring with a 2D Optical Micrometer

Monday, December 26, 2011

Keyence calls its TM-3000 the world’s first in-line 2D optical micrometer. By combining the functionality of a laser scan micrometer, machine vision system and optical comparator into a…

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Make Non-Contact Precision Displacement and Thickness Measurements

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

In a manufacturing environment, non-contact measurements are especially useful for moving processes, hot parts, machined parts and soft or sticky parts. Banner Engineering addresses these kinds of applications…

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