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Revell Selects SolidWorks Software for 3D CAD Technology of VEXplorer System
07/05/07 — Revell, in conjunction with Innovation First, has teamed with SolidWorks Corporation, the leader in 3D CAD technology, as its software provider for the company’s VEXplorer robotics system. The partnership means that with every purchase of VEXplorer, users will also recieve a copy of the SolidWorks Student Design Kit, which features…

Wind River Carrier-Grade Linux Goes to Space
06/25/07 — Wind River Systems, Inc., (NADSAQ: WIND), the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO), today announced that it has been selected by Honeywell Aerospace to support the development of NASA’s New Millennium Program Space Technology 8 (ST8) Dependable Multiprocessor. The contract marks the first time a Linux platform has been…

Magmotor Releases New High Performance NEMA 23 Brushless Motor
06/22/07 — A new compact high performance 8 pole brushless DC motor from Magmotor is well suited for robotic drive systems, medical equipment, and other automation applications where high torque to weight ratio and efficiency are important. The motor is capable of 20% more torque than a standard 4-pole servo motor configuration…

Microchip Technology Adds The MathWorks Plug-ins to Free MPLAB® Integrated Development Environment
02/19/07 — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced that, through its close collaboration with The MathWorks, Inc., a leading developer of technical computing and Model-Based Design software, Microchip’s popular MPLAB® Integrated Development Environment (IDE) now features a free plug-in for The MathWorks MATLAB®, Simulink® and…

Real-Time Systems GmbH presents Real-Time Hypervisor Software
02/18/07 — Real-Time Systems GmbH (RTS), a leader in real-time software development, today announced their Real-Time Hypervisor software. The software enables real-time operating systems (RTOS), such as Wind River VxWorks®, to run simultaneously with a general purpose operating system (GPOS), for example Linux, on a single hardware platform while ensuring real-time behavior…

Controlbot Makes Patented Robotics Control Technology Available for License
02/08/07 — The Controlbot™ division of sensor company CliniSense announced that its core Controlbot robotics control technology (patents 6,658,325; 7,096,090; and 7,174,238) is now available for license to interested robotics companies. Controlbot SBDRL (Short-range, Bi-Directional, Digital Radio Link) technology allows Internet-controlled robots to interact with local RFID tags, Bluetooth™ devices, Zigbee™ devices,…

VIA Announces Comprehensive Support for Microsoft Robotics Studio
02/04/07 — VIA Technologies, Inc., a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced full support for Microsoft Robotics Studio, a new Windows-based environment that simplifies the creation of robotics applications, across all VIA processor platforms and the acclaimed range of ultra compact VIA EPIA mainboards.…

Braintech Joins Microsoft’s Robotics Studio Partner Program
02/04/07 — Braintech Inc. (BRHI - OTCBB), a leading provider of Vision Guided Robotic ("VGR") software technologies, announced that it has signed an agreement to join Microsoft Robotics Studio Partner Program, ("MSRSPP"). The program recently announced by Microsoft, (NasdaqGS: MSFT), is designed to support key companies that plan to develop, integrate and…

VIA Announces EPIA Mini-ITX Platform for x86 Consumer Electronics
01/20/07 — VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, announced the VIA EPIA EX-Series Mini-ITX mainboards, the first of VIA’s compact platforms to feature the new VIA CX700M2 system media processor. Powered by the highly efficient 1.5GHz or fanless 1.0GHz VIA C7® processor,…

Enerfuel Awarded Fuel Cell Development Contract for Mobile Robotics Applications
01/16/07 — Ener1, Inc. (OTCBB: ENEI) announced that its EnerFuel, Inc. subsidiary was awarded a subcontract by American Science and Technology Corporation (AST) for fuel cell system design work. This is in support of AST’s work as a subcontractor to Chicago State University for a prime contract from the Aviation Applied Technology…

LynuxWorks and Objective Interface Simplify Development of Secure Distributed Systems for Military,
01/03/07 — Addressing increased demand for real-time embedded software that meets the most rigorous requirements for safety, security and high performance, LynuxWorks, Inc. and Objective Interface Systems today announced that ORBexpress® RT now supports LynuxWorks’ LynxOS-SE real-time operating system (RTOS). For the first time, developers can use the industry’s highest-performing, smallest-footprint object…

iRobot Unveils Aware 2.0 Software for Developers
12/17/06 — iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) today announced the beta release of the iRobot Aware(TM) 2.0 Robot Intelligence Software, the first major enhancement to the software platform for iRobot’s family of tactical mobile robots. This also marks the first time the company has offered its Aware software platform, through a rich set…

Making Robotic Movement of Goods More ‘Pallet-able’
12/04/06 — Robots running amok and destroying property may be a staple in science fiction films, but they aren’t welcome in factories, warehouses and other places where automatic guided vehicle (AGV) forklifts are used. Under a cooperative research and development agreement with Transbotics, a Charlotte, N.C., AGV manufacturer, the National Institute of…

Robotics Enthusiasts, Reserve Your LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Robotics Toolset
11/28/06 — Beginning Saturday, April 1, 2006, robotics enthusiasts can place an advance order to guarantee receipt of one of the highly anticipated new LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT sets when they release in August. A limited quantity of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robotics toolsets will be available for pre-order through participating online toy, discount…

Sunhayato Selects Freescale’s Motor Driver IC for 2-Channel Motor Driver Module
11/27/06 — Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) (NYSE:FSL.B) has announced that Sunhayato Corp., a diversified electronics supplier based in Tokyo, has selected Freescale’s MPC17531 motor driver integrated circuit (IC) for Sunhayato’s new MM-531 2-channel motor driver module. Sunhayato’s MM-531 combines Freescale’s MPC17531 motor driver IC with peripherals onto a 16-pin DIP form-factor board with…

Real-Time Systems GmbH Introduces the First Precision Time Protocol (PTP), IEEE 1588 Protocol Stack
11/07/06 — Real-Time Systems GmbH (RTS), a leader in real- time software development, today introduced their software-only implementation of the IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol. The new software eliminates the need for hardware-based timestamping and delivers possible accuracies of ± five microseconds or better. The company expects the software to find wide…

Ardence Named Associate Partner in Intel® Software Partner Program
11/06/06 — Ardence, the global leader in developing software platforms for the on-demand world, today announced that its membership in the Intel® Software Partner Program has been upgraded to Associate Partner in recognition of ongoing commitment to developing and selling products based on Intel platforms. As a result of its enhanced status,…

Telit m2m Module Embedded in the World’s First Network-Independent Wireless Camera
11/06/06 — Telit Communications (AIM:TCM), a leading international mobile technology innovator, today announced that they have partnered with Pedagog to provide the world’s first network-independent wireless camera. The IrisCamera is the first camera that can transmit video recordings live and in color to mobile telephones. Pedagog will launch the IrisCamera in 15…




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