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AI computing, Network Capabilities and Miniature Design in IPCs
Designing & Producing Specialist Optics for Aerospace Applications
“We can provide resourceful collaboration with customers by providing new or alternate perspectives to solving known or unrecognized challenges.”
"Digital is Technologically not Limited"
Built-in OPC UA Capabilities are a Powerful Addition to the FDT Server
“We Will Get Incredibly Valuable Data”
"We strive to continuously deliver an efficient IoT architecture, i.e. the one ensuring unicity and authenticity of device, integrity of the firmware installed on it, and confidentiality of data."
"10% of all Electricity from Industry is Used to Produce Compressed Air Accounting for 80 TWh/year. ELGi has been able to Introduce Efficiency Improvement Gains Equating to a Considerable Reduction in Total Energy Consumed Across the Region"
“Our Deep Learning AI Vision System is a Breakthrough in Itself”
The Expanding Role of Flow Measurement in Healthcare

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High-Performance Laser Distance Sensor for Industrial Applications

High-Performance Laser Distance Sensor for Industrial Applications

The Micro-Epsilon optoNCDT ILR2250 distance sensor is designed for both outdoor and industrial measurement tasks and can be easily integrated thanks to its compact design. It measures distances up to 150 m in automated and industrial applications.

There are applications in numerous industries in which sensors must be placed at a safe distance from the measurement object, for example because the object emits a lot of heat as in the metal industry. It is used in transport, logistics and materials handling technology as well as in...

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Compact Spot Finder IR Camera Xi 410 from Optris

Compact Spot Finder IR Camera Xi 410 from Optris

The new compact spot finder IR camera Xi 410 from Optris combines a robust, compact pyrometer and an advanced IR camera with a resolution of 384 x 240 pixels.

The autonomous operation with automatic spot finder function as well as the direct analog output and affordable price make it a perfect match for all safety-relevant applications in the fields of preventive fire safety and machine and equipment condition monitoring.

If the network connection is disrupted or there is a problem with the connected PC, the camera...

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uEye XCP: the Industry's Smallest Standard Format

uEye XCP: the Industry's Smallest Standard Format

The new uEye XCP camera family from IDS Imaging Development Systems shows that cost-effective industrial cameras with C-mount can also be offered in the industry's smallest standard format.

Initially, the USB3 camera will be launched with the 2.3 MP AR0234 global shutter sensor and the 5 MP AR0521 rolling shutter sensor from ON Semiconductor. Their cost-optimised design makes them ideal for high-volume and price-sensitive projects.

The cameras feature a fully enclosed die-cast zinc housing measuring just 29 x 29 x 17 mm. Thanks to...

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FDT Mobility Secures Open Automation in the Age of Industry 4.0

FDT Mobility Secures Open Automation in the Age of Industry 4.0

New White Paper discussed everything mobility. From brownfield to new greenfield smart applications, the FDT 3.0 IIoT Platform allows the industry to benefit from cross-platform functionality, browser-based mobile access with Apps for real-time IT/OT data access. Empower your workforce!

With FDT 3.0, you can take your data to the cloud and reap the benefits of new FDT Server and Device DTM solutions with built-in OPC UA and Web Services.

The new data-centric FDT 3.0 IIoT ecosystem is completely secure-by-design,...

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New uEye XLE Camera Models Available

New uEye XLE Camera Models Available

uEye XLE cameras from IDS Imaging Systems are designed for high-volume and price-sensitive projects. Different housing variants, extremely compact dimensions and their USB3 interface make integration into machine vision systems particularly easy.

The models excel in a wide range of applications, e.g. in manufacturing, measurement technology and traffic monitoring. IDS has recently added new housing options – discover them on the company’s website.

All uEye XLE models feature a...

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YOKOGAWA’s Global virtual event Y NOW 2021

YOKOGAWA’s Global virtual event Y NOW 2021

Yokogawa’s worldwide live event "Y NOW 2021" will take place from November 2-4, 2021. Register now and learn how corporate leaders have successfully planned, managed and implemented digital transformations in their organizations. Yokogawa research shows that by 2030 a majority of companies in the process industry expect to implement autonomous operations.

Y NOW 2021 will feature the latest technologies to support customers in joining this global shift.

The event will specifically focus on agility,...

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Low-Flow Ultrasonic Flow Meters

Low-Flow Ultrasonic Flow Meters

Accurate and compact liquid flow meters of Bronkhorst’s ES-FLOW™ series operate on a unique liquid independent ultrasonic wave measuring principle and have been developed to measure low flow rates, e.g. of aditives, from 2 to 1500 l/h.

Thanks to the combination of a straight sensor tube with zero dead volume the flow meter is self-draining. The flow meter version with orbital TIG-welded flanges is CIP cleanable, and meets 3-A sanitary standards for hygienic applications. Wetted parts are made of stainless steel, the exterior...

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Ceramic Pressure Sensors and Oil-Filled Pressure Sensors

Ceramic Pressure Sensors and Oil-Filled Pressure Sensors

BCM SENSOR has been manufacturing and supplying high quality ceramic pressure sensors (model 301B) and oil-filled pressure sensors (model 101B). These two series pressure sensors are of piezoresistive working principle and cover wide measuring ranges from 0~0.1bar to 0~1000bar.

They are used not only for mass production of pressure transmitters but also being integrated in systems to measure or monitor the system pressure. These two series pressure sensors feature different pros and cons when used for different applications as...

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High-precision Automated Inline 3D Inspection

High-precision Automated Inline 3D Inspection

The Micro-Epsilon high-precision surfaceCONTROL 3D 3500 is an innovative 3D snapshot sensor that is ideal for automated inline inspection of geometries, shapes and surfaces on diffuse reflective surfaces such as metal, plastic or ceramic. 

The 3D sensor features a compact design and high measurement accuracy combined with high data processing speed. With a z repeatability of up to 0.4 µm, the sensor sets new standards in high-precision 3D metrology. Even the smallest planarity deviations and height differences...

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Take Your First Steps with Intelligent Cameras

Take Your First Steps with Intelligent Cameras

In October, the next free software update for the AI package IDS NXT ocean will be released. In addition to usability, the focus is also on making artificial intelligence comprehensible for the user.

The new tools Attention Maps and Confusion Matrix illustrate how the AI in the industrial cameras works and which decisions it makes. Anyone who wants to test the industrial-grade embedded vision platform IDS NXT ocean and evaluate its potential for their own applications should take a look at the IDS NXT ocean...

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SMAR Off-axis Modular Encoder
Leeds Digital Festival: Specialist Sessions Target Application of Digital Technologies in Manufacturing and Utilities
High Precision Off-Axis Paraboloid for High Power Laser Research Groups
Flow Monitoring in an Explosive Atmosphere
Dive into the World of Allied Motion in The Netherlands
150W and 300W Open Frame Free Air Convection Cooled Power Supplies
Monitoring and Surveillance Solutions for Governmental Authorities
4-in-1 Flow Meter
Accurate Flowmeter Ideal for Multiple Water System Applications
Sterile and Particle Free Clean Room Work Table
Ultrasonic Distance Sensor
Reinforced isolated DC/DC converters THR Series
Metering Grease Lubrication Flow in a Wind Turbin
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