Curvedrive – innovative fluid drive for applications in robotics, exoskeletons and mechanical engineering

Curvedrive – innovative fluid drive for applications in robotics, exoskeletons and mechanical engineering

Sometimes, robot joints with pneumatic or hydraulic drives are technically complex in design, partly with linear cylinders, pivot points and many mechanical parts. Many constructive solutions currently present themselves in such a way that used linear cylinders with a pivot bearing, bearing block and swivel head pivot the parts with the help of levers and […]

FT 300 force torque sensor

FT 300 force torque sensor

Robotiq Updates FT 300 Sensitivity For High Precision Tasks With Universal Robots Force Torque Sensor feeds data to Universal Robots force mode Quebec City, Canada, November 13, 2017 – Robotiq launches a 10 times more sensitive version of its FT 300 Force Torque Sensor. With Plug + Play integration on all Universal Robots, the FT […]

Inertial-Grade MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers

Inertial-Grade MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers

Press Release by Silicon Designs: Silicon Designs Introduces Inertial-Grade MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers with Internal Temperature Sensor and Improved Low-Noise Performance  Five Full Standard G-Ranges from ±2 g to ±50 g Now Available for Immediate Customer Shipment November 9, 2017, Kirkland, Washington, USA – Silicon Designs, Inc. (www.SiliconDesigns.com), a 100% veteran owned, U.S. based leading designer and manufacturer of highly […]

Batteries for Drones

Batteries for Drones

Batteries provide essential power to the motors, receivers and controllers. For multirotors, the most commonly used batteries are Lithium Polymer (LiPo) types, as their energy efficiency is high. Usually 3-4 cell batteries are used, which provide currents of up to around 5000 mah (miliamperes – hour) capacity. To understand what mah means, consider this example: […]

What is an Airspeed Sensor

It measures the speed of the drone relative to the air, by measuring the positive and negative pressure differences around the drone. When purchased, they usually come together with pitot tube and connection cables. It is recommended for advanced users or drones only, as it necessitates an extra layer of control and tuning. Through pitot […]

What is an accelerometer?

What is an accelerometer?

An accelerometer is an electromechanical device, a sensor, that measures acceleration both horizontally in both horizontal axis due to speed, slow down, or high G turns, and vertically due to gravity and lift up or down. For example, accelerometer and gyroscope sensors are often combined in one sensor called Inertial Measurement unit and connected to […]

SceneScan: Real-Time 3D Depth Sensing Through Stereo Vision

SceneScan: Real-Time 3D Depth Sensing Through Stereo Vision

Nerian Introduces a High-Performance Successor for the Proven SP1 System Stereo vision, which is the three-dimensional perception of our environment with two sensors like our eyes, is a well-known technology. As a passive method – there is no need to emit light in the visible or invisible spectral range – this technology can open up […]

Miniature, Lightweight Hybrid Sensors for Force, Displacement, Pressure, Strain and Acceleration

Miniature, Lightweight Hybrid Sensors for Force, Displacement, Pressure, Strain and Acceleration

Micro-Measurements Introduces Miniature, Lightweight Hybrid Sensors for Force, Displacement, Pressure, Strain and Acceleration Measurements Optional Integral Miniature Signal Amplifiers and No Adhesive Bonding Requirements Malvern, PA, USA – September 20, 2017 – The Micro-Measurements® brand of Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) (www.micro-measurements.com), industry experts in the design, development, and manufacture of resistive-foil sensors for high-precision strain measurements, has introduced a […]

IntelliAxis™ multi-axis electric Linear Robot actuators

IntelliAxis™ multi-axis electric Linear Robot actuators

Bimba Announces Presence in Robot Space: Introduces IntelliAxis™ to Move Loads in Two-Dimensional Plane University Park, IL – July 27, 2017 – Bimba, an industry-leading innovator of pneumatic, hydraulic and electric motion solutions, has introduced IntelliAxis™ multi-axis electric Linear Robot actuators for either X-Z or X-Y motion applications. Employing a one-of-a-kind two-axis system, the unit […]

MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers by Silicon Designs

MEMS Capacitive Accelerometers by Silicon Designs

July 10, 2017 – Kirkland, Washington, USA – The 100% veteran owned and U.S. based Silicon Designs, Inc. (www.silicondesigns.com), leading designers and manufacturers of industrial grade MEMS capacitive accelerometer chips and modules, today announced the global market introduction of six new series of low-cost, high-performance MEMS capacitive accelerometers, in both traditional and smaller footprints.   […]

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