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OMRON integrated controller for fully automated robotic production
OMRON has announced the launch of a ‘Robotic Integrated Controller’, the new NJ501-R, based on OMRON’s NJ series of machine controllers for industrial automation. With the integrated controller, it is possible to automate advanced and complex manual work and simulate the design and modification of production facilities in a virtual environment, and conduct maintenance remotely.
OMRON launches flexible 3D time-of-flight sensor module
OMRON Electronic Components Europe has unveiled a new precision time-of-flight ranging sensor that delivers a convenient, modular solution offering positioning, autonomous-guidance, and proximity sensing for a wide range of applications.
FH series vision system with AI defect detection
OMRON has announced the global release of its new FH Series Vision system with defect detection AI technology that identifies defects without learning samples. This artificial intelligence technology, which reproduces human sensibility and the techniques of skilled inspectors, reliably detects defects that were once difficult to capture, automating human vision-based visual inspection.
Omron optical sensors in a touch-free post-COVID world
Omron has announced that it is supporting the safe reopening of spaces after lockdown with a wide range of optical sensors. These components can form a vital part of an effective infection control regime within buildings, rooms and even crowd-controlled spaces by monitoring body temperature measurement, counting the density of people in an area and reducing the need to touch surfaces.
OMRON HD-1500 mobile robot with 1,500kg payload capacity
OMRON has announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and newest addition to the company’s series of mobile robots. The new HD-1500 boasts a heavy payload capacity of up to 1,500kg.
Robots speed up the production of COVID-19 tests
In the fight against the coronavirus, speed and close co-operation are required. This is why Senova, a German developer and manufacturer of rapid COVID-19 test systems for biomarkers, viruses and microorganisms, decided to use the robotics expertise of Omron to enhance its production process.
Omron appoints Easby to support MEMS sensor portfolio
Omron Electronic Components Europe has announced that it has expanded its UK distribution network with the appointment of Easby Electronics. Easby will focus especially on Omron’s innovative sensor solutions in support of its strategy to develop a portfolio of IoT building blocks.
Nexmosphere incorporates human vision sensor to signage
Omron Electronic Components has announced its Human Vision Sensor aimed at retailers. The Nexmosphere X-Eye Gender sensor captures age and gender for those standing in front of interactive displays and digital signage, allowing content to be tuned appropriately whilst complying fully with GDPR regulations
MOSFET relay minimises leakage for maximum test accuracy
In a world first for semiconductor and other test equipment, Omron Electronic Components Europe has created a MOSFET relay module that minimises leakage current. With a T- circuit structure, the Omron G3VM-21MT offers an exceptionally low leakage current of just 1pA (pico-Amp) or less, giving accurate measurements in all types of test equipment.
Environmental sensors at IoT Tech Expo Global
Omron Electronic Components Europe has announced that it is demonstrating new MEMS based sensor solutions for building automation and other environmental monitoring applications at the IoT Tech Expo Global (Stand 397). Centrepiece of the stand will be the recently launched wide angle 32x32 element version of the Omron D6T MEMS Thermal Sensor, offering the widest field of view that Omron has ever delivered.
High power relay features low heat generation
Omron Electronics Components Europe has announced that it is moving into the high power relay market with the launch of a new 100A device featuring low heat generation due to an ultra-low contact resistance. The new Omron G7EB is aimed at distribution power conditioning systems (PCS) as well as test equipment such as semiconductor testers.
Evaluation board fast tracks IoT sensor system development
A new Sensor Evaluation Board from Omron Electronic Components Europe has been announced, which aims to give developers working on sensor systems for the IoT a fast track to a ‘proof of concept’ prototype hosted on Raspberry Pi, Arduino or Adafruit Feather.
Optical sensors with longer range and enhanced performance
Omron Electronic Components has announced a new series of optical sensors, featuring a longer detection distance. Omron B5W sensors are particularly effective at identifying black, transparent, reflective and other hard to detect services, and the new range also features enhanced performance in this area.
OMRON Automotive becomes part of the Nidec Group
OMRON Automotive Electronics has become part of the Nidec group under the new name Nidec Mobility. Moving forward, the company will work closely with Nidec’s automotive motor business unit to develop new modules and systems that combine the motors, pumps and gears of the Nidec group with the electronic control units, and other electronic components, of Nidec Mobility.
Ultra-wide angle thermal MEMS sensor added to range
Omron Electronic Components has added a wide angle 32 x 32 element version of its D6T MEMS Thermal Sensors, offering the widest field of view that Omron has ever delivered. The new Omron D6T-32L-01A can view across 90.0° by 90.0°, able to encompass a wide area such as a whole room from a single point. This high performance sensor offers contactless measurement of temperatures of 0-200ºC in ambient temperatures of -10-70ºC.
Building automation sensor launches at EDS
Omron Electronic Components Europe is demonstrating new MEMS based sensor solutions for building automation, digital signage and other environmental monitoring applications at EDS (Stand K32). Its team will also be available to discuss the full range of PCB relays and switches.
Touch sensor is a drop-in mechanical switch replacement
A new touch operated sensor launched by Omron Electronic Components Europe is a drop-in replacement for a mechanical switch, but delivers all of the reliability and flexibility of touch. Capacitive touch sensors deliver a great many benefits in terms of longevity and user-friendliness, but usually require careful work at the design stage and proper set up to ensure that they work reliably in the application.
New application centre opened in Europe
Omron Electronic Components has launched a new Application Centre in Europe, as the next step in its long term Customer Value Generation Strategy. Located in Hoofddorp, Netherlands, the Application Centre is led by Tomonori Morimura, who has relocated from Japan to Europe to take up the position of Application Centre General Manager.
Miniature trigger switch for heavy duty control applications
A new miniature trigger switch for heavy duty control applications including industrial and domestic power tools has been introduced by Omron Electronic Components Europe. Its innovative design delivers dust, shock and vibration resistance within a very small overall size.
Proximity sensors equipped with IoT features for maintenance
OMRON has released a total of 2,512 models of its DC 3-Wire E2E NEXT Series proximity sensors, which boast the longest sensing distances, newly equipped with IoT features. These sensors reduce risks of sudden facility stoppages down to a third. They also detect warning signs of such stoppages and notify users via the network. They help improve facility operation rates by preventing unforeseen facility stoppages and reducing facility down tim...