Why the Pandemic Has Been Good for Robotics

Due to economic and environmental pressures industrial operations are moving toward a more automated future. This has been happening for quite some time as automation, powered by robotics in manufacturing, provides a host of benefits such as operational cost savings, higher efficiency and faster time to market. The global market for both industrial and non-industrial…

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5 Ways to Improve Logistics Operations Using Technology

After more than a year of widespread disruptions, supply chain and logistics operations are starting to regain pre-pandemic productivity. About 72 percent of executives surveyed by EY say Covid-19 had an overall negative impact, so the year ahead will be one of rebuilding and growth. It’s the perfect opportunity to improve logistics for any company.…

Sensor Innovation from Wearables to Vehicles at CES 2018

CES never fails to satisfy the consumer’s appetite for new gadgets, which in many cases are fueled by advances in sensor technology. This year is no exception with products enabled for virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR), voice assistants (Will Alexa rule the world?), and artificial intelligence (AI). The result is TVs that act as a smart…

Mouser Signs Distribution Agreement with Robotis

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, has entered into a global distribution agreement with ROBOTIS, a leading developer and manufacturer of modular robotics and specialized smart servos, industrial actuators, manipulators, open-source humanoid platforms and robotic development solutions. The ROBOTIS portfolio, now available from Mouser Electronics, includes controllers, servos, and accessories that support…

Mouser Stocks TI Time-to-Digital Converter

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the TDC7201 time-to-digital converter from Texas Instruments (TI). The TDC7201 is designed for use with ultrasonic, laser, and radar range finding equipment using time-of-flight (TOF) technique. Laser-based TOF applications demand picosecond accuracy plus the ability to measure very short…

Wireless Power Modules Replace Medical & Industrial Connectors

NuCurrent, a manufacturer of thin, high quality (Q) factor, printed wireless power transfer solutions, introduced a new family of wireless power connector alternatives at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017. The ultra-small power and sense modules were developed for engineers looking to reduce connector field failures in high-use, harsh environments and for new designs which were…

Omron to Buy Adept Technology

Foster City, Calif. — Mooreland Partners (http://www.moorelandpartners.com) the leading independent investment bank providing M&A advisory and capital raising services to the global technology industry, today announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Adept Technology on its sale to OMRON Corporation. OMRON plans to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Adept,…

RS Stocks Arduino M0 Pro Board

Beijing — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of the Arduino M0 Pro[1], a simple and powerful extension of the 32-bit Arduino platform established by the Arduino Uno board. Aimed at embedded engineers, hackers and students, the new Arduino M0 Pro board is designed to help the development…