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In an effort to maintain its cutting edge exposure to manufacturing technology, the College of the Canyons welding technology department has installed Laser Touch Sensing adaptive control systems on two of its robotic welding machines. According to Lincoln Service Technician Christopher Joseph, touch sensing is “the first line of defense…

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Micro-Epsilon releases scanCONTROL 2D/3D laser profile sensors (laser line scanners) that operate using blue (violet) laser technology rather than red. The special characteristics of the blue wavelength laser light make the scanners suitable for a wide range of high precision profile and dimensional measurements on a variety of materials including…

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America Semiconductor announced the 50RIA Series of medium power, phase control thyristors. Supplied in an industry standard TO-65 package, the single-phase Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) feature a current rating of 50 Amp. These robust parts offer excellent dynamic characteristics, vacuum wielding technology and superior surge capabilities.  They moreover feature low…

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Techno major Toshiba in collaboration with Gujarat-based Einfochips will provide chips for Google's revolutionary modular smartphone project, 'Ara', a senior company executive said in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. "Google is designing modular smartphones in which different modules can be assembled as one smartphone," said senior vice president and chief technology officer,…

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Inference Solutions announced it has integrated Auraya Systems’ ArmorVox voice biometrics into the Inference Studio SaaS voice automation solution, which allows customers to create complex voice applications in the cloud. Integrating ArmorVox into the Inference Studio platform will ensure that Inference customers are able to verify caller identity quickly and…

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Siemens introduced Spectrum Power 7 Microgrid Management System (SP7 MGMS), the company’s first advanced microgrid management software. This SCADA-based software solution allows microgrid operators to dynamically manage and control distributed energy resources through integrated weather and load forecasting. The software allows each microgrid to operate based on its particular goals,…

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National Instruments' (NI) phasor measurement unit (PMU) hardware platform for the NI Grid Automation System will provide operators better insight into grid health so they can tailor measurement solutions to meet their specific and evolving needs. The Grid Automation System is based on the CompactRIO embedded control and acquisition system.…

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ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda), a provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services, has signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate on the development of new equipment and process automation with Tokyo Seimitsu (Accretech) at ChipMOS's Tainan fab, according to the companies. Under the agreement, Accretech will be responsible for the…

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HARTING’s new Han HMC is the first rectangular connector designed to deliver robust, consistently reliable performance through 10,000 mating cycles or more. Optimized for signal and power, the Han HMC is ideal first ad foremost for applications in the medical sector, laboratories, engineering testing facilities where devices and machines are…

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Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd., a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today that it signed a significant contract to provide Automatic Train Protection (ATP) equipment and system for 40 sets of high-speed trains in 200-250km/h and 80 sets of high-speed trains in 300-350km/h respectively,…