News - 30 Dec 2010
Shadow Robots has developed a robot hand made with motors, hi-tech materials and sensors. This is the most advanced robot hand of the world, which is expected to be commercialized in a couple of...
Article - 1 Oct 2012
Actuators are motors used in a control system. They are usually the final elements in the system. They use energy input and low power command signal to amplify the signal and produce the desired...
News - 24 Oct 2013
Users often select drive technology – pneumatic or electric – over hastily and on the basis of experience alone. In order to identify the most energy-efficient automation solution,...
News - 18 Mar 2016
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, have developed an innovative unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can stay on station beneath the water, then...
Hansford Sensors is a global market leader in vibration monitoring
Lead by Managing Director Chris Hansford, who has over 35 years’ experience of vibration and condition monitoring, Hansford...
Proven use in vibration monitoring for offline applications using commercially available data collectors and online monitoring systems in the fields of Building Services, Civil Engineering, Paper and...
Article - 3 Apr 2014
An actuator is an electromechanical device or a motor that controls a robotic system by converting electrical energy into motion.
Article - 20 Mar 2013
Cleaning is a boring, tedious and repetitive work, and hence is an appropriate application for robots. Although researchers from the field of robotics and artificial intelligence have taken great...
News - 29 Apr 2013
This week, more than 10,000 students from around the globe travelled to St. Louis, Mo., to put their engineering skills to the test at the annual FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science...
News - 6 Feb 2013
A small, two-wheeled robot has been driven by a male silkmoth to track down the sex pheromone usually given off by a female mate.
The robot has been used to characterise the silkmoth's tracking...