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MTM: Modular Manufacturing Test System

MTM: Modular Manufacturing Test System blog post

Post date: 1 year 5 months ago
INTRODUCTION TO MTM Acroname, Inc. has been bringing robotics and automation systems into the hands of engineers for more than 20 years. Our customers include some of the largest corporations and research institutions in the world all the way down to elementary school students. We also advise and...
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Fotonic’s TOF E-Series Camera's: Multi-shutter

Post date: 1 year 6 months ago
Fotonic’s new E-Series TOF cameras have many innovative features that set them apart from their competition. And, its powerful multi-shutter feature can greatly improve the overall dynamic range of the camera. In a nutshell, this feature allows you to properly illiuminate the entire frame by...
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Acroname Announced as the North American Reseller for Terabee

Post date: 1 year 10 months ago
Acroname, developer and distributor of expandable hardware and software products for embedded robotic, automation, control systems and manufacturing testing, has announced a partnership with France-based Terabee to become their North American reseller of TeraRanger sensors. “We are very pleased to...
Programmable USB Hub

Acroname Introduces First Fully Programmable USB Hub

Post date: 1 year 11 months ago
Acroname, developer and distributor of expandable hardware and software products for embedded robotic, automation, control systems and manufacturing testing, has unveiled the first fully programmable USB hub for automated regression testing, manufacturing test and measurement. The software-...
Acroname USB Hub 2x4 Android Demo

Acroname USB Hub 2x4 Android Demo

Post date: 2 years 3 weeks ago
Below is a short video showing the Acroname USBHub2x4 controlling the data and power lines independently using Acroname's HubTool application. Notice that when the power line is enabled, the Android device indicates it as "charged". After enabling the data lines, the device then indicates that...
Test Automation Control

Test Automation Control blog post

Post date: 2 years 1 month ago
Setting up product manufacturing involves many complicated systems and processes. In order to produce millions of devices a month, companies need to massively scale these systems. Yet this scale is in direct conflict with fast product changes and time-to-market for "the next big thing". Major...
BrainStem

BrainStem Technology

Post date: 2 years 1 month ago
Acroname's BrainStem technology is a foundational tool for bridging the gap between hardware and software systems. BrainStem controllers gather and relay peripheral information to other systems, which may be a host computer, additional microcontrollers or an array of sensors and testing equipment....
Mobile Diagnostics System

Mobile Diagnostics System blog post

Post date: 2 years 3 months ago
Today's mobile devices continue to integrate more features and functions into ever smaller packages. Features usually win over battery life during the design phase. In order to help quantify and develop test methods, Acroname was contracted by a major cellphone manufacturer to design a mobile...
Linearizing Sharp Ranger Data

Linearizing Sharp Ranger Data

Post date: 4 years 5 months ago
INTRODUCTION The Sharp family of infrared ranging modules are used extensively for robotics and automatic distance measurement applications. Unfortunately, the output of these sensors are inherently non-linear. In other words, a big change in output voltage does not always indicate a big change in...
Driving Loads with High Power

Driving Loads with High Power blog post

Post date: 5 years 5 months ago
OVERVIEW A common automation system requirement is to drive or actuate high power loads using low level voltage signals. Motors, solenoids, relays and capacitive loads can be actuated with appropriate circuitry that is only possible using small current/voltage combinations often found in embedded...

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