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MTM: Modular Manufacturing Test System

MTM: Modular Manufacturing Test System blog post

Post date: 1 year 6 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...
MTM block diagram multiple host devices

How to work with multiple host devices.

Post date: 1 year 6 months ago
In Acroname's latest "How to:" video we demonstrated how to use our USBHub2x4 and MTM to work with multiple host machines.  In short, the best setup for you is determined by the type of handoff you would like between host machines and the flexibility you have to modify those host machines. ...
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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...

How many Acroname USBHub2x4's can you connect at once?

Post date: 1 year 7 months ago
In this week's video we answered the popular question of: "Can I connect more than one USBHub2x4/BrainStem device to my computer?".  Not only did we prove that the answer is yes, but we also wanted to see exactly how many devices we could connect.  In addition, we also discussed a few methods for...
LightWare SF40/C

LightWare Product Comparison Chart

Post date: 1 year 8 months ago
Below is a handy chart comparing the LightWare sensors that Acroname stocks.   If you are interested in a model not listed here, just let us know - we can order anything in the LightWare catalog for you.   Model Application Range (m) Update rate (per second) Outputs Weight (grams...

Up and running with BrainStem using our Python API

Post date: 1 year 8 months ago
Check out our new YouTube video "Up and running with BrainStem using our Python API". This video details how to properly configure your system to communicate with our Brainstem modules.  It includes: installing Python, pip, and the BrainStem API (.whl).  Once everything is up and running a basic...

BrainStem 2.2.0 Released

Post date: 1 year 8 months ago
BrainStem 2.2.0 is now released!The 2.2 release incorporates a number of stability and usability improvements intoboth firmware and the software api. There are two compatibility issues that users need to be aware of when transitioning to version 2.2.       First legacy tools like aUpdater and...

Comparison of 3D Sensors Paper

Post date: 1 year 9 months ago
Check out this interesting paper on 3D camera options by Gerald Rauscher, Daniel Dube, and Andreas Zell. It has a ton of well collected data on various ToF and structured-light sensors, including information about standard deviation of distances and error estimations. If you ever wondered why you'd...
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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...
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Drone Collision Avoidance using LightWare laser sensors

Post date: 1 year 10 months ago
Watch this video to hear about LightWare's fast lightweight laser sensors used for "sense & avoid" applications for drones. Perform terrain following. Don't fly into the ground. Don't hit power lines, trees, animals, or people.

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