Omron Microscan to show new traceability products at ATX West

Omron Microscan will show new products for incorporating traceability into machine design this coming February 6 – 8 at ATX West 2018 in California, USA. The company will showcase several new products that facilitate the integration of track and trace capabilities into industrial automation systems at Booth #4395. Highlighted demos will include the PanelScan® PCB … Continue reading Omron Microscan to show new traceability products at ATX West

Omron to showcase wide range of factory automation, AI and sensor technologies at CES

Omron Corporation is showcasing its latest advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, automation and sensing and control at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Omron inaugural booth at CES focuses on the harmony that can be achieved between humans and machines with interactive demonstrations showing how technological innovation can effectively meet business … Continue reading Omron to showcase wide range of factory automation, AI and sensor technologies at CES

Omron to showcase Forpheus in company’s first appearance at CES

Omron will exhibit at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show for the first time. Omron specialises in developing technologies in the categories of sensing, control, robotics and artificial intelligence, many examples of which will be on display at CES. Much of Omron’s innovation will be present in the form of Forpheus, which the company claims is … Continue reading Omron to showcase Forpheus in company’s first appearance at CES

Omron to launch new condition-monitoring devices

Omron says it plans to launch a new range of condition-monitoring devices which will enable users to “visualize facility conditions not seen before”. Omron says the four series of condition-monitoring devices will allow workers to monitor operational status in manufacturing sites. They are: motor condition-monitoring devices that predict a failure of three-phase induction motors; power … Continue reading Omron to launch new condition-monitoring devices

Omron says its table tennis-playing robot is first of its kind in the world

Omron has made further advancements in its table tennis robot, Forpheus, which the company continues to develop further each year to showcase in an easy-to-understand manner the evolution of its “Sensing & Control + Think” technology and the human-machine harmony that it targets with this.  Omron says it has now pushed the evolution of Forpheus … Continue reading Omron says its table tennis-playing robot is first of its kind in the world

Omron Microscan releases new ‘high-performance smart camera’

Omron Microscan Systems, has launched its newest smart camera, the Hawk MV-4000, which the company says has developmental roots stretching back to automotive and robotics development. Omron says the Hawk MV-4000 has “exceptional processing capabilities in a compact form factor”, is easy to use, and constitutes a “golden middle” between PC-based devices and the average … Continue reading Omron Microscan releases new ‘high-performance smart camera’

Omron launches new integrated controller

  Omron has launched its new NJ/NY-series NC Integrated Controller, which the company says “boosts productivity of processing machines”. The NC Integrated Controller provides G-Code functionality and numerical control functionality, enabling high-precision complex profiling and increasing the production capacity of processing machines. With changes in consumers’ needs and advancement of technologies, products with more diverse … Continue reading Omron launches new integrated controller

Omron to launch 144 products in two categories for factory automation

  Omron is preparing to launch 144 models in two categories of factory automation. The new products will be formally released on October 2, 2017. The company says this is the fourth wave of factory automation control devices built on a common design platform for unified product specifications, designed for innovation in control panel building. 

Omron to acquire Microscan Systems

Industrial automation company Omron has agreed to acquire Microscan Systems, a provider of code scanning and decoding technology for industrial applications. Omron says it is planning to further advance the control of manufacturing equipment and production lines, using internet of things to “connect virtually all objects on a manufacturing floor”, including components and machines. The … Continue reading Omron to acquire Microscan Systems

Omron releases two new barometric sensors for mobile devices

Two new MEMS-based barometric pressure sensors from Omron Electronic Components Europe are specifically designed to support height and pressure measurement in drones, smartphones, pedometers and other battery powered mobile systems. The new Omron 2SMPB-02B and 2SMPB-02E sensors provide stable and reliable height and pressure measurements, says the company, allowing changes in elevation of as little … Continue reading Omron releases two new barometric sensors for mobile devices

Omron develops AI-equipped machine automation controller

Omron says it has developed a machine automation controller equipped with a machine learning artificial intelligence algorithms. The company claims it is the first of its kind in the industry. Omron says the AI-equipped controller achieves real-time integration between a programmable logic controller function, which controls production lines and equipment changing in microseconds on factory … Continue reading Omron develops AI-equipped machine automation controller

Learning through play: Omron shows off table tennis-playing robot

For some time, practitioners of mind sports have been grappling with artificial intelligence (AI). Computer brains have already beaten the best human players in chess and Go. The picture is quite different for sports that require both mental and physical skills. Physical interaction with a human is an enormous challenge for developers of intelligent robots. … Continue reading Learning through play: Omron shows off table tennis-playing robot

Omron launches website to promote AI-equipped mobile robots

Omron has unveiled a promotional website for the artificial intelligence-equipped autonomous vehicles for logistics.  The Omron Mobile Robot LD Series is a family of what the company calls “autonomous intelligent vehicles”, or AIVs, which it says is a “significant step towards achieving human-machine harmony in manufacturing”. Since the LD Series was announced in October last … Continue reading Omron launches website to promote AI-equipped mobile robots

Omron launches ‘AI-equipped’ mobile robot for logistics

Omron Adept has launched what it says is an artificial intelligence-equipped mobile robot. The new vehicle was developed for indoor use by the company’s US subsidiary, Omron Adept Technologies. Omron says it will release two variations of the Mobile Robot LD Platform in 33 countries simultaneously on January 20, 2017, as a “step toward realizing … Continue reading Omron launches ‘AI-equipped’ mobile robot for logistics

Omron to showcase 16,000 factory automation products

One of the world’s leading robotics and automation systems manufacturers, Omron, says it will introduce a total of 15,583 models in seven categories in its second wave of factory automation control devices built on a common design platform for unified product specifications. Omron says it has been continuing to work for the innovation of making … Continue reading Omron to showcase 16,000 factory automation products