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Agile Planet Launches Plug-and-Play Smart Motion Controllers

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Software Implementation to Achieve Hardware Control
Nancy Golden   1/23/2013 1:01:00 PM
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This technology sounds very exciting - I particularly like the cross-platform concept if that is what Kapoor means by platform agnostic (sorry, haven't heard that term before). I am wondering about more details in how that is achieved and if there is an "easy-to-use" proprietary software involved that facilitates,

"[Agile controllers] make any hardware that is downstream look the same to the user. An end-user programming it can mix and match servo drives and robotics from different vendors, and they will come across the same."

Or how is that actually achieved?

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