Keyword: Positioning Equipment

Motion Control

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
Products: Weapons Systems
A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.
Products: Test & Measurement
Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Atlanta-based Delta Airlines;
Briefs: Motion Control
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.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn about Repeatability, Resolution, and Response.
INSIDER: Transportation

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,...

Blog: Defense
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?
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...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.
INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

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: Manufacturing & Prototyping

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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Temperature Elements for Flight-Critical Equipment

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

Products: Electronics & Computers
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...

Articles: Power

As the demand for greater control and functionality increases, position-sensor-instrumented hydraulic cylinders are becoming more important in the heavy industry, mobile equipment, and subsea...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Ultra-Low Temperature Elastomer

Greene Tweed’s (Kulpsville, PA) Fusion™ FKM 665, a new generation, ultra-low-temperature and chemical-resistant elastomer, was specifically...

INSIDER: Motion Control

herone GmbH, (Dresden, Germany) recently won the prestigious 2019 JEC Innovation Awards, in the Aerospace application category. The winning application was the...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
S.S. White Technologies
St. Petersburg, FL
727-626-2800
www.sswhite.net

S.S. White Technologies, a company that specializes in the design and manufacture of flexible shafts and related assemblies, is...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Round TFT LCD Displays

Data Image (Winter Park, FL) has announced new round TFT LCD color displays in two sizes: 3" and 4.2" in diameter. They can be used as digital...

Articles: Motion Control

Applying reverse thrust redirecting engine power to oppose the direction of travel is a standard technique for decelerating aircraft after touchdown. The approach saves wear on...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Microstepping Motor Driver

US Digital (Vancouver, WA) announced the release of the MD3 Programmable Microstepping Motor Driver, capable of driving motors from NEMA size 14...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Imagine piloting a drone using the movements of your torso only and leaving your head free to look around, much like a bird. Your torso is more intuitive – and more precise –...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Boundary-Scan Test Hardware Interface

JTAG Technologies (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) announced the immediate release of a new JTAG/boundary-scan test hardware interface...