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IntrospectSV4E SVLSEC 400x275Introspect Technology, which manufactures test and measurement tools for high-speed digital applications, has announced the SV4E-SLVSEC, a 16-lane, 6.5 Gbps SLVS-EC Protocol Analyzer. The device enables the development, debugging and testing of image sensor and camera systems based on the Scalable Low Voltage Signaling Embedded Clock (SLVS-EC) Version 2.0 protocol.

 

MDA IM IM 1 400x275MDA Ltd., which develops advanced technology and services for the global space industry, has announced it signed an agreement with Intuitive Machines to provide lunar landing sensors to support its upcoming IM-1 and IM-2 missions. The sensors will support the first soft landing U.S. mission to the Moon since 1972, scheduled for early 2022. MDA landing sensors will also support the first-ever mining mission to the South pole of the Moon in late 2022, the company said.

 

SICK SLG 2 400x275SICK has announced the new SLG-2 automation light grid, the second generation of its “Slim Light Grid” family. The SLG-2 provides enhanced flexibility and functionality for high-performance detection and measurement applications.

 

LightWareLidar400x275LightWare Lidar, which designs and manufactures lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles and machines, has announced it is now shipping the smallest and lightest scanning lidar on the market. The SF45 scanning microLidar weighs only 59g but delivers the performance of much larger sensors, the company said.

 

TextronRCV M5 400x275Three companies have received a U.S. Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award to provide a ruggedized, software-reconfigurable sensor fusion platform for advanced monitoring and communications of Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCVs). VISIMO, Textron Systems, and krtkl (“critical”) will use the award to help integrate RCVS into tactical operating environments and the Army maintenance infrastructure.

 

Vayyar Piaggio400x275Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF), a Boston-based robotics company and developer of smart following technology, has announced it developed new sensor technology that can be implemented in consumer and business robots, but also in scooters and motorcycles.

 

TactileMobility400x275Tactile Mobility, which develops tactile data and virtual sensing technology, has announced the launch of a runover virtual solution that provides vehicles with the ability to identify in real time an initial runover of an object to prevent a full runover.

 

NorstatFM FMM 400x275Norstat has announced it is now offering a line of inductive proximity sensors with full stainless steel housings and sensing faces that make them ideal for harsh environments.

 

ADLINK MCM 216218 400x275ADLINK Technology, which develops edge computing technologies, has added the MCM-216 and MCM-218 models to its MCM-210 standalone Ethernet DAQ series. The standalone dedge devices permit mass deployment of Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications, including test & measurement and condition monitoring scenarios.

 

FlukeProcessSpot 400x275Fluke Process Instruments, which develop infrared imaging and thermal profiling solutions for industrial instruments, has announced partnering with Boston Dynamics to bring its new SV600 Fixed Acoustic Imager capabilities to the Spot mobile robot. The package is expected to be released later in August.

 

SICKRuler3000 400x275SICK has announced the first in a new generation of Ruler3000 3D streaming cameras, designed to offer systems integrators with a way to harness the speed and measurement precision of SICK’s high-definition 3D imaging technology. The Ruler3000 is a pre-calibrated device that combines SICK’s Ranger3 streaming camera with a Class 2 eye-safe laser, pre-selected optics and fixed geometries to enable simpler configuration and commissioning.

 

OusterDanfossLidar sensor maker Ouster has announced it has partnered with Danfoss Power Solutions to accelerate the adoption of Ouster’s digital lidar sensors and provide turnkey implementation for end users. Danfoss provides mobile hydraulic and electrification products and solutions for construction, agriculture and other on-highway and off-highway vehicle markets, supporting OEM customers and distribution partners.

 

Blaize AI Edge400x275Blaize, which develops artificial intelligence computing and automotive computing solutions, and eYs3D Microelectronics, an image processing solution provider developing 3D vision for edge AI, have announced a reference design for the Blaize Pathfinder P1600 SoM (system on a module).

 

JabilOptics400x275Jabil has announced that its optical design center is currently developing a new ominidirectional sensor aimed at robotic and industrial platforms. The 3D time-of-flight  (ToF) depth sensor with a 360-degree-by-60-degree field of view is being developed by combining a custom optical assembly with an active illumination approach. Jabil said the solid-state design is one of several sensing systems that Jabil Optics is designing to support lower-cost autonomous mobile robot and collaborative robot platforms.

 

GoodyearSightLine400x275The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced a tire intelligence solution aimed at cargo van fleets. The Goodyear SightLine system aims to help enable seamless, safe and reliable mobility for vehicles serving field service, construction and last-mile delivery solutions.

 

Velodyne Velobit 400x275Velodyne Lidar has announced the next generation of its Velabit sensor, addressing cost, safety and design challenges for autonomous solutions while improving performance. Using Velodyne’s proprietary micro-lidar array architecture (MLA), the Velabit delivers an ultra-wide field of view (FoV) and higher resolution, the company said.