Electromechanical http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25793/more en Technology Gives Back http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/technology-gives-back <div class="node-body article-body">For all of the amazing breakthroughs that have taken place in recent years, prosthetics still owe a great deal to some very old technological advancements.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/technology-gives-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/wireless/technology-gives-back#comments Medical Our Editors Electromechanical processors Wireless Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:05:00 +0000 124761 at http://electronicdesign.com Piezo Nanopositioners Travel from 100 to 600 µm http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/piezo-nanopositioners-travel-100-600-m <div class="node-body article-body">Offering nanometer-level performance, Aerotech’s QNP-L series of linear piezo nanopositioning stages are guided by precision flexures optimized via finite element analysis to ensure high stiffness and long life. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/piezo-nanopositioners-travel-100-600-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/piezo-nanopositioners-travel-100-600-m#comments Products Components Electromechanical Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:28:00 +0000 123251 at http://electronicdesign.com Watching Robots Giving A Hand http://electronicdesign.com/blog/watching-robots-giving-hand <div class="node-body blog-body">Robots are showing up in more places from bomb disposable to drones. Getting robots to take on more tasks often requires using a better hand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/altembedded">alt.embedded</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/watching-robots-giving-hand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/watching-robots-giving-hand#comments Robotics Electromechanical alt.embedded Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:50:00 +0000 122001 at http://electronicdesign.com SoC Can Handle Multiple Industrial Networks http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/soc-can-handle-multiple-industrial-networks <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instrument's Sitara AM437x includes four Programmable Real-Time Unit Industrial Communication Subsystems that can handle protocols like EtherCAT and PROFINET.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/soc-can-handle-multiple-industrial-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/soc-can-handle-multiple-industrial-networks#comments Defense Medical Robotics Electromechanical Embedded Microcontrollers Microprocessors Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:14:00 +0000 121401 at http://electronicdesign.com Electromechanical Medical Marvels http://electronicdesign.com/medical/electromechanical-medical-marvels <div class="field-deck"> Advances in human augmentation are providing prosthetics for the injured as well as tools for workers so they can handle more difficult jobs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Recent electromechanical breakthroughs are helping the injured to walk and eat. They also are giving workers tools that allow them to do more. The same technology is being employed in all of these areas, although what is being accomplished is often different. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/medical/electromechanical-medical-marvels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/medical/electromechanical-medical-marvels#comments Medical Electromechanical Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:36:00 +0000 121371 at http://electronicdesign.com IP56-Rated AC, DC Axial Fans Withstand Harsh Environments http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/ip56-rated-ac-dc-axial-fans-withstand-harsh-environments <div class="node-body article-body">Qualtek’s HPLC series of ac and dc axial fans meet international standard IEC 60529 for dust, moisture, and direct water exposure, and are certified to IP56’s harsh-environment standards (as well as IP54 and IP55). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/ip56-rated-ac-dc-axial-fans-withstand-harsh-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/ip56-rated-ac-dc-axial-fans-withstand-harsh-environments#comments Products Components Electromechanical Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:48:00 +0000 115171 at http://electronicdesign.com Hall-Effect Magnetic Sensors Simplify Industrial Motor Apps http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/hall-effect-magnetic-sensors-simplify-industrial-motor-apps <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments’ DRV5000 family of Hall-effect magnetic sensors include digital latch, digital switch, analog bipolar output options to meet demands for 2.5- to 38-V industrial applications ranging from position detection to motor control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/hall-effect-magnetic-sensors-simplify-industrial-motor-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/hall-effect-magnetic-sensors-simplify-industrial-motor-apps#comments Products Components Electromechanical Texas Instruments Fri, 23 May 2014 15:04:00 +0000 110881 at http://electronicdesign.com Use BLDC Fans To Create The Next Generation Of Thermal Management http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/use-bldc-fans-create-next-generation-thermal-management <div class="field-byline"> Robert Murphy, Cypress Semiconductor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some systems are dropping the standard PWM controlled fan in favor of direct-drive BLDC fans, which offer increased control, performance, and robustness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/use-bldc-fans-create-next-generation-thermal-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/use-bldc-fans-create-next-generation-thermal-management#comments Design Solutions Components Electromechanical Embedded Mon, 12 May 2014 18:04:00 +0000 109941 at http://electronicdesign.com Medical And Wellness Markets Drive Thin-Film-Sensor Growth http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/medical-and-wellness-markets-drive-thin-film-sensor-growth <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thin-film sensors are projected to reach revenues of $2.38 billion in the next five years. BCC Research has studied the trends affecting this growth. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/medical-and-wellness-markets-drive-thin-film-sensor-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/medical-and-wellness-markets-drive-thin-film-sensor-growth#comments Trends & Analysis Electromechanical Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:28:00 +0000 105391 at http://electronicdesign.com Courtesy of BCC Research Single-Element Tooth Detecting Speed Sensor Addresses Enhanced Camshaft Needs http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/single-element-tooth-detecting-speed-sensor-addresses-enhanced-camshaft-needs <div class="node-body article-body">First falling edge detection, high running-mode edge accuracy, and direction/orientation insensitivity over the full operating range of air gap, speed, and temperature—such attributes come with Allegro Microsystems’ ATS601LSG gear-tooth sensor IC. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/single-element-tooth-detecting-speed-sensor-addresses-enhanced-camshaft-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/single-element-tooth-detecting-speed-sensor-addresses-enhanced-camshaft-needs#comments Products Electromechanical Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:57:00 +0000 103121 at http://electronicdesign.com