ELECTRONICS: OMEGA ENGINEERING’s new DFG41 series offers the best price performance of any digital force gage available today. It features user selectable units of measure and selectable display languages along with advanced operating modes with statistical calculations. This compact, easy-to-use force gage is designed for basic and complex applications for automotive, lab, R & D testing and is also ideal for handheld or test stand applications. The DFG41 may be equipped with integral load cells or smart remote sensors for load or torque measurement.
Are they robots or androids? We're not exactly sure. Each talking, gesturing Geminoid looks exactly like a real individual, starting with their creator, professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University in Japan.
Truchard will be presented the award at the 2014 Golden Mousetrap Awards ceremony during the co-located events Pacific Design & Manufacturing, MD&M West, WestPack, PLASTEC West, Electronics West, ATX West, and AeroCon.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.