The new capacitive sensors from Leuze
Leuze Electronic is expanding its portfolio of optoelectronic and inductive sensors with capacitive proximity switches, making it possible for users to obtain complete solutions for all detection requirements from a single source.
With its new range of capacitive products, Leuze electronic is introducing contactless, wear-free switches which are resistant to electromagnetic influences, interference and contaminants in the air such as dust.
The capacitive switches are available in cylindrical or cubic designs with flush and non-flush mounting options to suit the widest range of applications.
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It probably looks more stylish than your average bin, and it’s definitely a whole lot smarter.
What’s being described at the world’s first smart trash can is being developed in Poland.
Its makers, at a company called
Bin-e, say the “intelligent bin” will not only facilitate work in an ecologically friendly environment but also allow us to save time devoted to garbage segregation at work. Continue reading Smart trash bin automatically separates and sorts out rubbish
A year ago we started tо work at a platform to be used as a basis for a simple robotic interface. Our task was to combine face and voice recognition with voice synthesis.
We began with a simpler task: voice synthesis, as this task is solved by many vendors. In 1984 Steve Jobs surprised everybody at his Macintosh presentation when the first Mac started speaking.
We did not have any problems with the selection of the speech synthesis modules. They all work well and have a wide choice of voices.
Finally, we used the standard Microsoft SAPI. This product with various language sets is distributed free of charge. Continue reading Endurance Robots launches fully roboticized open-source platform