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Mechatronics
posted in February 2011
Operator Interfaces Become a Communication Nexus
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2/23/2011  Post a comment
As HMIs increasingly leverage consumer PC technology, these devices increase in value to the user and machine designer as an information portal, portable visualization tool, and link to the enterprise.
Twenty-Six New Impact M-Series Color Cameras
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2/15/2011  1 comment
Allows embedded vision system to solve challenging color image processing applications.
Programmable Train Doors
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2/14/2011  1 comment
Norgren works with Talgo Inc. on U.S. high-speed and intercity passenger rail initiative.
Important Operating System Characteristics for Safe and Secure Applications
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2/8/2011  Post a comment
When computing platforms are used in applications where safety or security is paramount, such as airborne and ground-based systems, special requirements may need to be addressed.
Electric Drives Power Rocket Launcher
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2/7/2011  Post a comment
New drive system enables silent operation and provides high load carrying capacity.




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