PSD80 & PDU2M, Together as X-Y-Z
DNTV 6/11/2010 Post a comment PSD80 is an exceptionally versatile linear actuator ideal for lighter load applications. PDU2M offers increased moment load capacity and stiffness suitable for multi-axis systems and demanding single-axis applications.
DNTV 3/1/2010 Post a comment igus®’ shielded CF-ROBOT cable has been tested through more than three million torsional movements to +/- 270 degrees. This blended sheath cable with a flexible core is optimum for robotic applications.
Festo's Robotic Penguins Fly and Swim
DNTV 4/20/2009 Post a comment These seaworthy penguins sport wings of spring steel embedded in an elastic matrix of silicon, producing a sleek profile and the ability to twist to the most efficient pitch angle with each stroke.
Introducing the New G3 Fieldbus
DNTV 11/4/2008 Post a comment The G3 is the next-generation electronic platform that allows you easy access to connections. It includes a graphic display for configuration and diagnostics and easy robust connections and is highly distributable.
Guard-free Robotics at the Assembly Technology Expo
DNTV 9/24/2008 Post a comment You don't usually see robots running in the middle of a trade-show floor without some sort of physical guarding to protect the innocent passerby from a robotic beat down. Pilz's "Safety Eye" system creates a protective barrier around the robot.
High-Dexterity Prosthetic Sensations
DNTV 6/16/2008 Post a comment DARPA demonstrates its high dexterity robotics on spokespersons Claudia Mitchell and Jesse Sullivan. They describe the phantom sensations and resistance related to prosthetic movement.
California’s plan to mandate an electric vehicle market isn’t the first such undertaking and certainly won’t be the last. But as the Golden State ratchets up for its next big step toward zero-emission vehicle status in 2018, it might be wise to consider a bit of history.