Motion Control

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Briefs: Motion Control
Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.
Products: Photonics/Optics
A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new study explores the dynamics behavior of the parallel mechanism mounted UAV.
Articles: Motion Control
A drop-in solution for stator production could translate into tactical, operational, and strategic battlefield advantages.
Application Briefs: Energy
The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
Products: Test & Measurement
Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
To support the development of next-generation rotorcraft, precision data acquisition is required.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Future spacecraft bound for the Moon or beyond will benefit from high-powered computer simulations underway at the University of Michigan that will provide a framework NASA can use to better...

Application Briefs: Defense
A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.
Products: Test & Measurement
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Atlanta-based Delta Airlines;
Products: Data Acquisition
RTK/GNSS Receiver

ACEINNA (Andover, MA) announced the availability of the new ACEINNA OpenRTK330L, a low-cost, state-of-the-art, high-performance triple-band RTK/GNSS receiver with...

Briefs: Software
Using the relationship of system architecture products and model-based systems engineering analysis, a UAV-UGV team can collaboratively conduct the structured, rudimentary tasks necessary to find a person in distress.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
When designing electro-mechanically actuated systems, there are several electrical design requirements that must be determined.
Articles: Motion Control
Learn about Repeatability, Resolution, and Response.
INSIDER: Motion Control

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has been selected by the U.S. Army to provide a next-generation Mounted Assured Positioning,...

News: Robotics, Automation & Control
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?
Application Briefs: Aerospace
A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.
Briefs: Motion Control
Developing an understanding of, and potentially controlling, pitch bifurcation could improve weapons delivery.
Products: Electronics & Computers
CT Software Solutions

Volume Graphics (Charlotte, NC) announced the latest generation of its software solutions for non-destructive quality assurance with industrial...

INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics

The Army is advancing its ground-based precision navigation and timing (PNT) technology to counter spoofing threats and improve operations in a multi-domain environment.

Articles: Test & Measurement

If there is a prime example of the need for friction-free, precise and delicate equipment movement in the aerospace and defense industries, satellite positioning during the testing cycle should be at the top of the...

Articles: Aerospace

The Global Positioning System (GPS), a satellite-based navigation system used by an estimated four billion people worldwide to figure out where they are on Earth at any moment, could be used to...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Temperature Elements for Flight-Critical Equipment

FCI Aerospace’s (San Marcos, CA) AS-TE Temperature Element Series sensors utilize precision resistance temperature...

News: Defense

Many medical devices — from robotic surgery to autonomous delivery robots in hospitals, to dialysis equipment — use motion control products to operate. Allied Motion’s long and successful experience as a...

Products: Aerospace
Lange Couplers

The construction and port orientation of the Lange Coupler from SemiGen (Londonderry, NH) makes it useful as both a power combiner and splitter for RF and...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
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