Motion Sensing http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/7759/more en Taking aim with MEMS gyros http://machinedesign.com/news/taking-aim-mems-gyros <div class="node-body article-body">Solid-state gyroscopes aren’t just for video games and smartphones. Industrial-grade devices can handle tasks that demand superaccurate sensing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/taking-aim-mems-gyros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/taking-aim-mems-gyros#comments 2012-10-18 Features Motion Control & Mechatronics Motion Sensing News Motion Control News Archive Wed, 17 Oct 2012 01:18:42 +0000 11902 at http://machinedesign.com The Top Three Trends Shaping Motion Control http://machinedesign.com/news/top-three-trends-shaping-motion-control <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Here are three trends making waves in the motion-control industry.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While it’s true that the motion-control world hardly changes at an iPhone pace, it doesn’t mean there aren’t fascinating movements afoot. And although there are a host of interesting trends and movements worth discussing</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/top-three-trends-shaping-motion-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/top-three-trends-shaping-motion-control#comments 2011-06-23 Features Motion Control Motion Control & Mechatronics Motion Control/Mechatronics Motion Hardware Motion Sensing News Motion Control News Archive Fri, 24 Jun 2011 05:02:29 +0000 11291 at http://machinedesign.com Scanning for Ideas: Speed sensor keeps track of gear-teeth speed http://machinedesign.com/news/scanning-ideas-speed-sensor-keeps-track-gear-teeth-speed <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new GS102301 gear-tooth speed sensor from Cherry, a subsidiary of ZF Corp. with headquarters in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., uses Hall-Effect technology to detect gear teeth and their speed</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/scanning-ideas-speed-sensor-keeps-track-gear-teeth-speed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/scanning-ideas-speed-sensor-keeps-track-gear-teeth-speed#comments 2011-04-21 Motion Control & Mechatronics Motion Sensing News Scanning the Field What's Inside? Motion Control News Archive Wed, 20 Apr 2011 02:04:07 +0000 11195 at http://machinedesign.com Smart and Embedded System Cameras http://machinedesign.com/news/smart-and-embedded-system-cameras <div class="node-body video-body">Discover the difference between smart cameras and embedded system cameras or processors from Gary Kocken, an expert on the subject from <a href="/%E2%80%9D">PPT Vision</a>. He also outlines situations in which you would use one or the other. <em>6:08</em></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/smart-and-embedded-system-cameras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/smart-and-embedded-system-cameras#comments Electrical/Electronic Motion Control & Mechatronics Motion Control/Mechatronics Motion Sensing News Technologies Motion Control News Wed, 24 Nov 2010 00:42:16 +0000 19078 at http://machinedesign.com Motion-control product catalog - Nexen Group Inc. http://machinedesign.com/archive/motion-control-product-catalog-nexen-group-inc <div class="field-byline"> Denise Greco </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new, 386-page product catalog covers motion-control equipment and power-transmission products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/motion-control-product-catalog-nexen-group-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/motion-control-product-catalog-nexen-group-inc#comments 2010-08-26 Motion Control Motion Control & Mechatronics Motion Hardware Motion Sensing New Products Products & Reviews Products Motion Control Archive Fri, 27 Aug 2010 05:11:58 +0000 17757 at http://machinedesign.com Lean automation packs - Omron Electronics LLC http://machinedesign.com/archive/lean-automation-packs-omron-electronics-llc <div class="field-byline"> Denise Greco </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lean automation packs are fully integrated, preengineered component combinations consisting of an ac drive (inverter) or position control with a servodrive and motor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/lean-automation-packs-omron-electronics-llc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/lean-automation-packs-omron-electronics-llc#comments 2010-08-26 Motion Control Motion Control & Mechatronics Motion Controllers Motion Sensing New Products Products & Reviews Products Controllers Motion Control Archive Fri, 27 Aug 2010 04:18:15 +0000 17748 at http://machinedesign.com Offline servodrive - Elmo Motion Control Inc. http://machinedesign.com/archive/offline-servodrive-elmo-motion-control-inc <div class="field-byline"> Denise Greco </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The SimplIQ Trombone is a dc offline servodrive that operates from a very-high voltage (up to 7-kW) power source without a transformer</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/offline-servodrive-elmo-motion-control-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/offline-servodrive-elmo-motion-control-inc#comments 2010-08-26 Motion Control Motion Control & Mechatronics Motion Controllers Motion Hardware Motion Sensing New Products Products & Reviews Products Controllers Motion Control Archive Fri, 13 Aug 2010 03:55:22 +0000 17743 at http://machinedesign.com Magnetostrictive position sensors http://machinedesign.com/technologies/magnetostrictive-position-sensors <div class="node-body video-body">Matt Hankinson from <a href="http://www.mtssensors.com" target="_blank">MTS Sensors</a> outlines how magnetostrictive position sensors work along with some applications to Jessica Shapiro of MACHINE DESIGN.  <em>4:57</em></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/magnetostrictive-position-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/magnetostrictive-position-sensors#comments Electrical & Electronic Motion Control & Mechatronics Motion Sensing Position Sensors Technologies Motion Control Sensors Sat, 16 Jan 2010 08:32:22 +0000 19014 at http://machinedesign.com Small-object counter - Banner Engineering Corp. http://machinedesign.com/archive/small-object-counter-banner-engineering-corp <div class="node-body article-body">The D10 Expert small object counter consists of a specialized D10 Expert sensor and preconfigured PFVCA fiber-optic arrays for a 2D sensing field that detects objects that break any point of the array.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/small-object-counter-banner-engineering-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/small-object-counter-banner-engineering-corp#comments 2009-10-22 Motion Sensing New Products Packaging Equipment Products & Reviews Products Packaging Motion Control Archive Mon, 05 Oct 2009 22:28:28 +0000 17350 at http://machinedesign.com Sensor Noise Limits Resolution When Monitoring motion. http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/sensor-noise-limits-resolution-when-monitoring-motion <div class="field-byline"> Robert Repas </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Noise filters may boost sensor resolution, but you’ll pay a price in bandwidth.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sensor-resolution specs are not always presented in a way that allows direct comparison between sensors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/sensor-noise-limits-resolution-when-monitoring-motion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/sensor-noise-limits-resolution-when-monitoring-motion#comments 2009-05-07 Basics of Design Engineering Motion Control & Mechatronics Motion Sensing Basics of Design Motion Control Archive Wed, 06 May 2009 22:19:33 +0000 9799 at http://machinedesign.com