New memory milestone for modules

congatec – a leading vendor of standardized and customized embedded computer boards and modules – announces that its Intel Atom C3000 processor based conga-B7AC Server-on-Modules now support up to 96 GB DDR4 SO-DIMM memory on 3 sockets. This is twice the previously supported capacity and sets a major new milestone for COM Express Type 7 Read more about New memory milestone for modules[…]

First digital float switch with PNP/NPN signal and high accuracy

Transistor instead of reed: As the first instrument of its kind, WIKA has launched a float switch with a PNP/NPN output signal. The model GLS-1000 detects the level of liquids with an accuracy of ≤ 1 mm. The digitised float measuring principle of the new WIKA level switch is implemented using semiconductor sensors. These enable Read more about First digital float switch with PNP/NPN signal and high accuracy[…]

New enclosure series Protec

OKW’s new PROTEC enclosures have a modern and highly attractive square design with soft contours. As a result, these wall-mount and table-top housings are ideal for modern electronics applications, both indoors and outdoors. The enclosures have an inclination angle of 20° which considered ergonomically ideal for operating terminals and for reading off data. PROTEC can Read more about New enclosure series Protec[…]

Grand opening ceremony of the world’s largest, pull-down die forging press supplied by SMS group at Weber Metals in California

On October 23, 2018, OTTO FUCHS Group celebrated the grand opening of its new 60k die forging press at the location of its U.S. subsidiary Weber Metals in Paramount, California. It is the largest single investment in the company’s over 100-year history. Numerous guests from industry, economy and politics attended the opening ceremony. Completely set Read more about Grand opening ceremony of the world’s largest, pull-down die forging press supplied by SMS group at Weber Metals in California[…]

Dewert at Arab Health: Digitization and bariatrics in focus at the trade fair

At the Arab Health trade fair in Dubai, DewertOkin GmbH is focussing on the global growth areas of digitalization and bariatrics. These applications have demanding requirements for connectivity and performance. Both topics are becoming increasingly important for the nursing/care markets in East Asia and the Middle East. Dewert is showing their networked Dewert Care® Connect Read more about Dewert at Arab Health: Digitization and bariatrics in focus at the trade fair[…]

The first thermal insulation composite system with integrated photovoltaics

As part of the renovation of a residential building belonging to the Frankfurter Wohnungsbaugesellschaft ABG, the first "in-plaster" photovoltaic system based on organic photovoltaic (OPV) technology in the world was implemented. The system in this residential building thus makes its contribution to a plus-energy building.  the future of the building envelope is the focus of Read more about The first thermal insulation composite system with integrated photovoltaics[…]

Straightlabs announces speech and exposition at Learntec 2019

From 29thto 31stof Fabruary 2019 the Learntec will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany. Fabrizio Palmas – creative and technical director at straightlabs GmbH & Co. KG – and Prof. Dr. Peter Niermann – founder and managing director of straightlabs – will deliver a 45 min speech about learning with virtual-reality. Furthermore, the guests will have Read more about Straightlabs announces speech and exposition at Learntec 2019[…]

Intelligent sensors: the backbone of autonomous driving

Detailed environmental information is essential for autonomous vehicles. Only intelligent sensors allow safe manoeuvring. The international VDI Conference “Automotive Sensor Systems”, taking place in Munich on 13 and 14 February 2019 will focus on innovative sensor technologies for automated and autonomous driving. Technologies such as automated or autonomous driving require ever more accurate, sensor-determined environmental Read more about Intelligent sensors: the backbone of autonomous driving[…]

Entry package for automated welding

The portfolio of Carl Cloos Schweisstechnik GmbH comprises simple, compact systems as well as complex, chained systems with automated workpiece identification and loading and unloading processes. As of now, the welding specialists from Haiger offer a new entry package for automated welding. The focus is on the new six-axis articulated arm robot QIROX QRC-290 which Read more about Entry package for automated welding[…]

Innovative “Train Ring” is the best rail train solution

. Reduce Cost with High Customer Satisfaction During current train operation, train cars might need to be separated and reoriented due to more flexible operating requirement. Take MRT for example, it needs more cars during peak hours while only few cars are needed during offpeak hours. A longdistance train route may separate into two shorter Read more about Innovative “Train Ring” is the best rail train solution[…]