Available for dc brush, brushless dc, microstepping and step motors, these motion chips can monitor machines for recording and reacting to performance and safety conditions. Users can define and initiate motion-related actions such as smooth stop, abrupt stop or system disable upon occurrence of user-defined conditions. They also have a hardware trace buffer for collection of long-term performance data.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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