Editorial Director: Ryerson Polytechnical Institute electronic engineering technologist with over a decade of manufacturing experience and 20-plus years in technical publishing, is also trained in hydraulics, electro-pneumatics, bearings, mechanical CAD software, sensors, motor drives and electric motors.
Hannover Messe 2013: Phoenix Contact connectivity from wireless to plug-ins
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 08:29
Highlights of activities at the Phoenix Contact booth at Hannover Messe 2013 cover products from plug-in connectors to wireless connectivity devices, as well as industry and educational initiatives.
Hannover Messe 2013: B&R Automation machine safety includes virtual architecture
Sunday, 14 April 2013 12:40
B&R Automation marketing manager Stefan Schönegger outlines the safety products necessary to protect humans and their machines from each other. From the B&R booth at Hannover Messe 2013, he also details SafeLOGIC-X, that uses the openSAFETY communication protocol, the first open – and only 100% bus-independent – safety standard for all Industrial Ethernet solutions.
Hannover Messe 2013: Anthony Peluso describes SEW-Eurodrive controls, gear drives and motors
Sunday, 14 April 2013 11:18
At Hannover Messe 2013 in Germany, newly appointed vice president of SEW-Eurodrive Co. of Canada Ltd. Anthony Peluso describes the company's broad line of drives, gears, motors and controls for applications in natural resources, packaging and food & beverage sectors.
Festo BionicOpter masters flight characteristics of the dragonfly
Saturday, 30 March 2013 14:48
With the BionicOpter, Festo has technically mastered the highly complex flight characteristics of the dragonfly. Just like its model in nature, this ultralight flying object can fly in all directions, hover in mid-air and glide without beating its wings. The BionicOpter will be featured at the Festo booth at Hanover Fair 2013, April 8-12.
SparkFun Electronics demos serial display and motor wheels assembly
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 13:18
SparkFun Electronics, the online electronics projects retail store, presents weekly updates on new products. This episode takes a close look at its OpenSegment Serial Display and its Mecanum wheels motor assembly.