Protocol converter (Gateway)

A protocol gateway integrate automation components into the communication networks of modern systems that are usually incompatible with one another due to differences in technological status. Protocol Converter applications vary from industry to industry. The protocol converter can be a software converter, hardware converter, or an integrated converter depending on the protocols. There are varieties…

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Wi-Fi Smart Switches

Turn electronics on or off from anywhere with your smartphones and tablets Wi-Fi enabled Smart Switch is a wireless outlet switch that can be used to turned on or off the plugged electronics through smartphones and tablets. The Smart Switch gives you wireless control of your home electronics. You can turn on or off a…

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The Future of Automation

The latest technology directions Industrial automation can generate explosive growth with technology related to new inflection points: nanotechnology and nanoscale assembly systems; MEMS and nanotech sensors which can measure everything and anything; and the pervasive Internet, machine to machine networking. Real-time systems will give way to complex adaptive systems and multi-processing. The future belongs to…

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Artificial Intelligence

Since the invention of computers or machines, their capability to perform various tasks went on growing exponentially. Humans have developed the power of computer systems in terms of their diverse working domains, their increasing speed, and reducing size with respect to time. A branch of Computer Science named Artificial Intelligence pursues creating the computers or…

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PIEZO-HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR

The smallest but powerful piezo-ydraulic actuator. Although it is only about nine cm long, it can apply a force of more than 150 newton – equivalent to a weight of 15 kilograms. Such actuators are used to operate valves and flaps, for example, and can also be employed in robots. The concept combines piezo mechanics…

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