Lumotive and Lumentum Introduce Beam-Steering Chip Design for Next-Gen 3D Lidar
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Lumotive and Lumentum Introduce Beam-Steering Chip Design for Next-Gen 3D Lidar

Lumotive, the developer of Light Control Metasurface (LCM) beam steering chips enabling the next generation of 3D sensors, and Lumentum Holdings, a designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, have jointly announced the availability of the M30 Reference Design, a complete software-defined sensor implementation to enable rapid adoption of LCM-based solid-state beam steering…

Sponsored Video: Oriental Motor’s AZ Series mini Driver
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Sponsored Video: Oriental Motor’s AZ Series mini Driver

The AZ Series mini Driver from Oriental Motor works with a variety of AlphaStep AZ Series, DC input products. This driver can be controlled using EtherCAT or RS-485 communication and daisy chained to maximize design, space and improve installation time. The mini Driver is also designed to be close to the motor, making it ideal…

Product Profile: Physik Instrumente Motion Simulators
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Product Profile: Physik Instrumente Motion Simulators

What is it? Motion simulators (shakers) reproduce movements of test objects and the simulators have high motion dynamics requirements. For example, they may repeatedly perform defined motion cycles for quality assurance and function monitoring of products in mobile use. This includes a range of motions of different magnitudes that are generated, for example, by a…

Thomson Launches Precision Ball Spines for Motion Integration
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Thomson Launches Precision Ball Spines for Motion Integration

Thomson Industries, which manufactures linear motion control solutions, has announced a line of precision ball splines that enable the delivery of rotary and linear motion on a single shaft. The new components give designers more flexibility to compress an assembly, extend a stroke, distribute a load or otherwise meet modern automation demands.

 

Product Profile: Performance Motion Devices Prodigy/CME Machine-Controller
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Product Profile: Performance Motion Devices Prodigy/CME Machine-Controller

The Prodigy/CME Machine-Controller boards from Performance Motion Devices provide high-performance motion control for medical, scientific, automation, industrial, and robotic applications. Available in 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-axis configurations, these boards support DC Brush, Brushless DC, and step motors and allow user-written C-language code to be downloaded and run directly on the board. 

 

Allied Motion Acquires Airex for Linear, Rotary Motor Technology
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Allied Motion Acquires Airex for Linear, Rotary Motor Technology

Allied Motion Technologies, which designs and manufacturers precision and specialty motion control products, has announced it acquired Airex LLC, a privately owned company with more than 70 years of history providing high-precision electromagnetic components for aerospace/defense, life sciences, semiconductor and other commercial industrial applications.