Three new KAIZEN machine vision guides from KEYENCE contain 44 successful applications across 6 industries: automotive, plastics, rubber, electronics, semiconductor and food. The guides include illustrations and details that demonstrate how KEYENCE CV-3000 Vision System technology solves a broad range of applications that cannot be solved by conventional systems. Download guides
2008 FIRST Championship: Robotics in OverdriveAlliances of 340 high school teams will compete with their robotic creations at the Georgia Dome in this year's 2008 FIRST Robotics Championship, FIRST Overdrive.
Built on proven DualVee Motion Technology®, LoPro linear actuators are an excellent choice for long length requirements. Belt and chain system lengths are virtually unlimited, and have been fabricated up to 80 feet. Each LoPro is manufactured to customer-specified length and assembled in the factory. Click Here.
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Webcast: Mechatronics in the Age of Digital ImagesIn partnership with Bosch Rexroth, National Instruments and Siemens PLM
Avid photographers talk about image focus, shutter speed and depth of field, but rarely do they talk about image sensors, gyroscopes, actuators and ultrasonic motors. But the digital camera is truly a mechatronics marvel. Kevin Craig's three-part webcast takes you through the basics of photography through the birth of the digital age to explain how mechatronics is revolutionizing the digital camera. Read More
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CST represents a unique collection of companies under one umbrella as a distinct global business unit within Schneider Electric. Now a singular business, they represents a set of proven brands with a long-standing ability to deliver advanced application-specific solutions across a wide array of sensing technologies along with control and actuation products.View All Resources from CST
Schmidt CouplingsVendor:ZERO MAX INC | Type:Product CatalogThe basic function of a power transmission coupling is to transmit torque from an input shaft to an output shaft at a given shaft speed and, where necessary, to accommodate shaft misalignment. Misalignment is the result of many factors including installation errors and tolerance variations.
EMI-Shielded O-ringsVendor:Apple Rubber Products | Type:Design GuideApple Rubber provides EMI-Shielded O-rings and seals as an alternative to metallic coating of parts and other methods utilized for EMI shielding, while delivering a reliable sealing solution.
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Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.