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2014-02-27 23:00:12

Balluff now offers a strong portfolio of EtherCAT products including: linear position transducers, network blocks, network cables, indicator lights, RFID read/write heads, tags, and processors for position monitoring, traceability, and distributed modular I/O solutions. Florence, KY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Balluff now offers a strong portfolio of EtherCAT products including: linear position transducers, network blocks, network cables, indicator lights, RFID read/write heads, tags, and...

2014-01-06 08:30:08

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Interface (Qi) is pleased to announce the launch of its public awareness campaign after years of quietly developing its intellectual property. Along with announcing its new website, Qi will be unveiling its new Tengi (TM), Precognition (TM) and EyeZ (TM) motion-based solutions at CES 2014 in Las Vegas Jan 7 - 10 at Booth 25734. These demonstrate natural motion-based intuitive interfaces for mobile, TV and environmental controls....

2013-09-29 23:00:11

Read Balluff's new white paper to learn how in closed-loop motion control systems, direct load monitoring using secondary feedback encoders eliminates common sources of position error — mechanical backlash, non-linearity, and hysteresis — and saves money along the way. Florence, KY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 In Balluff's new White Paper, author Henry Menke explains the advantages of using direct load monitoring with linear encoders as secondary feedback instead of typical...

2013-09-19 23:04:15

AMCI adds IP67 protection and rugged M12 connectors to their 3-in-1 integrated motion control package, providing exceptional durability. The SMD23E is an "out-of-the-box" product that combines a stepper motor, drive, and controller into a single package. Terryville, CT (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Advanced Micro Controls Inc. (AMCI), adds IP67 protection and rugged M12 connectors to their 3-in-1 integrated motion control package, providing exceptional durability. AMCI’s SMD23E...

2013-08-11 23:03:06

The P-562.6CD 6-axis nanopositioning stage from PI (Physik Instrumente) is a unique piezo-driven, flexure-guided positioning system based on the parallel-kinematics principle. The unit enables precision motion in 3 linear and 3 rotary axes with 1 nanometer and 100 nano-rad closed-loop resolution, respectively. (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 The P-562.6CD 6-axis nanopositioning stage from PI (Physik Instrumente) is a unique piezo-driven, flexure-guided positioning system based on the...

2013-08-07 23:01:07

PI's M-122 precision linear stage provides 1 inch travel, 100 nanometer resolution and can be combined to form multi-axis arrangements. A piezo positioner-add on for high-speed nanopositioning and scanning is optionally available. Auburn, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 The M-122 motorized linear positioner features a space-saving, folded drive train with the servo motor and drive screw side-by-side. Equipped with a direct-measuring, optical linear encoder and a preloaded,...

2013-08-02 23:00:38

This low profile linear translation stage is driven by a PIshift inertia-type piezo motor and comes in standard, vacuum-compatible and non-magnetic versions. The closed-loop stage is equipped with a high precision optical linear encoder providing for nanometer-level repeatability. Auburn, MA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. – a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning equipment — offers the LPS-45 series of piezo positioning stages manufactured by PI subsidiary PI...

Early Reviews Positive For Leap Motion Controller
2013-07-23 17:19:10

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Motion control has been all the rage on video game consoles. It hadn't made its way widely to the desktop until the Leap Motion controller was set up in front of the computer this week. Early reviews for the $80 device are positive. The new USB device uses camera sensors and LEDs to pick up gestures made within a certain field. Those movements are translated to applications running on the PC. Possible tasks could include creating...

2013-07-02 08:30:49

Booth # 2322 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trust Automation, Inc., the world's leading developer of linear amplifiers and creator of high precision motion control and system design devices for the semiconductor industry, announced today that it will be demonstrating its Ultra High Vacuum (UHV) Robotics at Semicon West 2013 in booth 2322. The UHV Robot is a precision, in-chamber wafer handling and positioning system that is configured for metrology...

2013-03-06 23:03:52

Motion control products distributor Highland Controls today released an expanded version of its web site with more products and free tips. (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 Highland Controls, which focuses on motion control product selection and application programming, today released an updated web site with the industry's top brands and free resources. "Our new design is much more user friendly," Highland Controls President Brian Beal says. "We've had excellent feedback from our customers and...