Motion Control

Motion Control

Browse innovative developments in motion control technologies. Find essential news, technical briefs, and applications used in PID controllers, servo motors, direct drive solutions, autonomous positioning, and motion-related components.

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White Papers: Motion Control
Get the Inside Story on Customized Sensor Solutions from Wells Engineered Products

Wells Engineered Products provides both off-the-shelf and customized precision engine management and power control products for a wide variety of vehicle...

On-Demand Webinars: Motion Control
Zip Chain Revolution: Power Transmission Solutions That Transform Operations

In this 45-minute Webinar, a product specialist of power transmission components discusses a revolutionary high-speed electronic actuator designed to help solve process bottlenecks and unique applications that require a small installation footprint.

Briefs: Motion Control
The tiny motors mimic how rock climbers navigate inclines.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
The global interoperability standard supports manufacturing and manufacturing DX (digital transformation) in the digital era.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Drive and control platforms provide the vital protection of people and machines in automated manufacturing efforts.
Briefs: Motion Control
The soft and stretchable device converts movement into electricity and can work in wet environments.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
See how COMSOL is supporting upcoming modifications to railway infrastructure in India.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In a collapsed building or on rough terrain, a robot could balance itself and move forward with just its feet.
Briefs: AR/AI
The technology could improve the control of prosthetic hands and provide a sense of “touch” for amputees.
Products: Motion Control
Motion controllers, electric cylinders, cobot brakes, and more.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A system uses tiny magnetic beads to rapidly measure the position of muscles and relay that information to a bionic prosthesis.
Articles: Materials
Learn seven key design considerations for implementing electrohydraulic valves.
Briefs: Motion Control
Artificial intelligence helps train robots to work together to move an object around two obstacles and through a narrow door in computer simulations.
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Modeling the mechanics of the strongest punch in the animal kingdom, researchers built a robot that mimics the movement of the mantis shrimp, whose club-like appendages accelerate faster...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

University of Houston researchers developed an electrochemical actuator that uses specialized organic semiconductor nanotubes (OSNT). The device exhibits high actuation performance...

White Papers: Motion Control
Select the Right Interchangeable Pneumatic Actuator for Your Application

When your operation calls for a pneumatic actuator, you’ll find a wide range of products available from various manufacturers. But because no two applications are...

Blog: Motion Control
An intelligent robot being uses A.I. and sophisticated navigation to find good peaches and remove them from trees.
On-Demand Webinars: Motion Control
Modularity, Flexibility, Scalability: How Enclosures Change the Industrial Automation Evolution

While there is a time and place for a unibody enclosure, today’s rapidly evolving industrial automation systems often require the additional flexibility that a modular enclosure system affords.

Briefs: Data Acquisition
Exoskeleton legs are capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using artificial intelligence technology.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A deep-learning technique optimizes the arrangement of sensors on a robot’s body to ensure efficient operation.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The soft robot harvests energy from a laser beam and can crawl on horizontal surfaces and climb vertical walls and an upside-down glass ceiling.
Technology Leaders: Internet of Things
Ball screws are helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for fiber optic cables generated by 5G communications.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Engineers at MIT and Shanghai Jiao Tong University have designed a soft, lightweight, and potentially low-cost neuroprosthetic hand. The prosthetic, designed with a system...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Electroacoustic Transducers and Systems Are Not the Same as Electronic Components

This paper examines the complexity of ultrasonic and sonar sensing devices, and challenges the misconception that transducers are a commodity component that...

Supplements: Motion Control
Explore manufacturers and products in over 25 motion-design categories.
On-Demand Webinars: Motion Control
Crucial Considerations When Choosing the Right Enclosure for Your Application

You have many considerations when selecting the right enclosures for your application or facility. What equipment will the enclosure protect? What is the environment like? Which material is best? And of course, there are cable management concerns and internal...

White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Symmetric Multiprocessing or Virtualization

The continuous advance in multicore technologies is the catalyst for software innovation that is spawning a new generation of embedded systems that are less costly to develop, higher performing,...

White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
RTX – The Ideal RTOS Platform for the IoT Era

Next-generation industrial, vision, medical, and other systems that depend on determinism seek to combine high-end graphics, rich user interfaces, Internet of Things (IoT), and cloud...

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