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Is there any goalkeeper who even footballers of the World Cup class like Neymar and Messi fail against? Yes, there is one, and its name is RoboKeeper. The computer-controlled football robot was developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML). A modified industrial PC of the Kontron KBox series serves as the hardware basis.

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IO-Link is considered key technology for implementing industry 4.0 and IIoT concepts. For this technology Weidmüller provides IO-Link master modules in IP20 and IP67 degree of protection. Plug-in connectors and pre-assembled cables for the bus connection as well as sensor/actuator cabling complete the product portfolio. The parametrisation and configuration of IO-Link devices can be performed with...

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Panasonic Industry is well known for its extensive automation technology portfolio with industry-leading innovations and components. With this article, WA3000 Industrial Automation reports about Panasonic's core competencies in the areas of safety technology, energy management and efficiency.

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Industry 4.0 – the smart, adaptive factory with short retooling times and decentralized control – aims to generate the most comprehensive data possible within a highly automated process in real-time and provide the most varied instances possible. This status information in the form of process data for control and monitoring of sequences and product data for traceability and quality verification...

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The more compact the machine and plants, the greater the demand for small sensors. If these devices also involve short blind zones, they soon become the universal tool for restricted spaces. Turck has therefore added ten more miniature sensors to its RU ultrasonic sensor series. Twelve new types were added to the RU-Eco series with devices made from highly resistant liquid crystal polymer. This...

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Linux is one of the most widely used open source operating systems and is available in many different variants. This wide set of choices can make it confusing and challenging to determine the right version for a given use case. Wind River's article offers an introduction to Linux for the enterprise and Linux for embedded products.

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eCatalogues: Read and find out more now

Circular Push-Pull Connectors Y-Circ P
TDK-Lambda: Healthcare Power Supplies
Balluff: BE ON THE SAFE SIDE.
Wind River: The Perfect Project

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Videos: Watch now and learn more

Kontron: RoboKeeper vs. Neymar
Kontron: RoboKeeper vs. Messi
Dynetics: Introducing TITAN: The First True Edge Analytics Motion Controller
Turck: RU50 – Rugged ultrasonic sensor for improving switching and measuring applications
Weidmüller: OM­NI­MA­TE Power Hy­brid BVF
Conec: M12x1 connectors
Weidmüller: OMNIMATE Power Device Connectivity
Wind River: Industrial Workload Consolidation
Rollon: 7 Axis
Wind River: Ae­ro­space and De­fen­se So­lu­ti­ons
Cognex: ViDi Deep Learning-Based Image Analysis
Unitronic: Pla­ce­Pod IoT Smart Par­king Sen­sor

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News

Due to the permanently increasing cost pressure and the miniaturization of the end devices, in connection with an increasing data volume and high transmission speeds, new solutions for more efficiency in the field of cabling are required. For this reason, CONEC developed the Hybrid Connectors series B40 and B23 with angled receptacles offering a rotating aera.

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Yamaichi Electronics highlights three push-pull connectors for future-proof industrial applications. The three connectors are manufactured in Frankfurt/Oder.

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It started as a project by two engineers who were close to retirement. Today, the modular inspection robots by Canadian company Inuktun are successfully in use all over the world – defying even the most adverse conditions.

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Hybrid plug-in connectors save space and are easier to install. When they are designed and used correctly their EMC properties are just as good as dedicated cables. Circular connectors have already become established on the motors side. Weidmüller has developed the OMNIMATE® hybrid plug-in connector for single-cable interfaces on drives in the control cabinet. The article describes the technical...

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Regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) frequently adopt regulations aimed at optimizing solutions for patient care and life-saving systems to make medical devices safer. The article shows which solutions Wind River proposes to meet regulatory requirements with integrated safety & security features. The solutions can also be used for industrial automation...

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In industry and transport, M12 connectors are used for sensor and actor wiring as well as for bus systems. The easy-to-assemble CONEC M12 connector with crimp connection enables fast, flexible and reliable cabling.

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Numerous companies are sceptical, hesitating to take the step to digitalization. As an industry pioneer in the area of I4.0 grippers and real-time simulation, Zimmer Group is ready to convert the few remaining doubters and naysayers. The company now offers their customers integrated solutions (“digitalZ”) that are tailored to the software platforms of the customers.

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Dynetics offers an extensive range of motion controller modules, worm gear motors, servo motor controllers, stepper motor drives and controllers – all suitable for complex mechatronic applications.

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Wire­less-based iden­ti­fi­ca­tion using RFID is one of the key tech­nolo­gies for smart pro­duc­tion processes suit­able for In­dus­try 4.0. Turck pro­vides a pow­er­ful tool for this with its BL ident RFID so­lu­tion. A new ad­di­tion to the port­fo­lio is a ro­bust RFID mod­ule with pro­tec­tion class IP67, which makes the con­nec­tion of fac­tory au­toma­tion to the IT world much eas­ier due...

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The new BML SL1 ab­solute mea­sur­ing sys­tem from Bal­luff is the right choice wher­ever po­si­tions and end-of-travel need to be de­ter­mined with high ac­cu­racy, fast and pre­cisely over travel dis­tances of up to 8 me­ters. Re­gard­less of whether the task in­volves lin­ear or ro­tary mo­tion, dis­tance or angle mea­sure­ment, for­mat changes, short or long dis­tances.

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With a maximum output power of 5 kW in a 1U-19-inch rack-mount housing, the first member of the new generation of TDK Lambda's successful laboratory power supply family GENESYS+™ sets new standards in the power supply market. The new series delivers the highest power density currently available on the market in a 1U-19-inch rack weighing less than 7.5 kg.

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At the Motek in Stuttgart, the international trade fair for automation in production and assembly, Dynetics (Hall 8, Booth 8236) presents an extensive range of ball screw drives, stepper motors, multi-axis motion controllers and controller ASICs for stepper and servo motors.

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