Controller can handle any vehicle type, wheel configuration and
navigation technology, including laser, spot, range, EyeWay, magnetic tape or
inductive wire. The CVC600 is 125 x 50 x 195 mm and has a rugged
IP65-classified design that is highly immune to vibrations, unstable power
supplies, temperature variations, humidity and dust. It supports 24 to 48 V
operations, with built-in under voltage, over voltage and reverse polarity protection.
It is also energy efficient, consuming a maximum of 5 W of power and is rated
for use in temperatures ranging from -20 to +55C. The CVC600 also offers
support for WLAN, LAN, CAN, RS232/422/485 communication.
It is a useful solution for
automating standard lift trucks with limited space for add-ons.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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