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Using Infrared Time-of-Flight to Detect Water

Post date: 1 month 2 weeks ago
When infrared Time-of-Flight meets water! What happens when a TeraRanger One infrared Time-of-Flight distance sensor is pointed at water? Does it see the water and return reliable distance readings? The TeraRanger One team did some testing, both in the lab and out on the choppy waters of Lake...

"Wireless" Test Fixture Design using MTM

Post date: 3 months 2 weeks ago
One of the benefits of using Acroname's BrainStem/MTM series modules in functional circuit test is being able to create and deploy "wireless" test fixtures - a fixture with no wire-wraps or cables. The small form-factor and low power of MTM modules can be exploited particularly for wireless test...
Electronic Design review of USBHub3+

Electronic Design review of USBHub3+

Post date: 3 months 2 weeks ago
The editors at Electronic Design had never seen a programmable USB hub before, so we sent one of the Acroname USBHub3+ units to them for evaluation. The team at ED mentioned how simple USBHub3+ is to use and particularly how it would enhance USB product testing or manufacturing environments...

"Simply the best USB 3.0 hub on the market."

Post date: 5 months 4 days ago
Come take a look at what customers are saying about Acroname's USBHub3+. We are excited to share this 5-star review of USBHub3+ on Amazon, written by an Acroname customer who was looking for a high-reliability USB 3.0 hub for their medical product: "Simply the best USB 3.0 hub on the market. This...

LightWare LW20 LiDAR - half the size, twice the performance, infinitely better.

Post date: 6 months 3 weeks ago
LightWare Optoelectronics and Acroname are proud to announce the brand new LW20 and SF20 100m laser sensors. The LW20, with an IP67 enclosure, and the open-frame SF20 are now available for pre-order in our webstore.     Introduction: The LW20 and SF20 miniature laser rangefinders offer high...
Acroname BrainStem LabVIEW API

BrainStem LabVIEW API

Post date: 7 months 2 weeks ago
The long awaited BrainStem LabVIEW API is finally here!   Well, kind of...   Currently, the API has only been completed for the USBHub2x4 and the USBHub3P+. However, the framework has been laid for all BrainStem devices and we will soon announce when that has been completed as well.   Acroname...
Programmable Industrial USB 3.0 Hub

Acroname Announces World's First Programmable USB 3.0 Hub

Post date: 7 months 3 weeks ago
September 07, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acroname, a leading producer of embedded automation and manufacturing test platforms, has announced the launch of the USBHub3+, an 8-port programmable USB 3.0 hub which is optimized for manufacturing and...
Scratchpad

The ScratchPad

Post date: 8 months 2 weeks ago
What is the ScratchPad? The BrainStem scratchpad is a shared memory on a brainstem module which is accessible from both the host and Reflex code. It serves as a simple interprocess communication channel for separate Reflex routines, as well as a communication channel between the host and reflex...

BrainStem 2.3.0 Release

Post date: 9 months 1 week ago
  Get it while its hot off the presses at acroname.com/software The 2.3 release is made up of two parts: Simple name changes in order to align the C++ and Python API's.  These changes can be found below.  Additionally, a few methods were added and a few were...

Resetting IP Address of Hokuyo UST-10LX and UST-20LX Sensors

Post date: 10 months 2 days ago
A few customers have mentioned that, when trying to reset the Hokuyo UST-10LX or UST-20LX sensors to the factory default IP address, the reset procedure found in the product specification may not reset the IP address properly. Per the UST-20LX Product Specification 2014.6.12, the process to reset...

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