Robots have been an essential part of the production process for high volume goods for a very long time. However, when there is a non-standard working environment, where it has to deal with many different materials, shapes, context specific tasks, it did not have any economic value to introduce too much automation and therefore the work was done manually.
Along with the version update v.1.4.0 for the Synergy Software Package (SSP),
Renesas releases a new group of microcontrollers for the SSP. The S3A1 group is ideally suited for all applications that require a high level of security and IoT device-to-cloud connectivity. It is now available from stock at www.Rutronik24.com.
Contract manufacturing offers many benefits, particularly lower costs and greater flexibility. A major disadvantage is the risk of espionage and/or the copying of production data. Special programming systems help to keep control of in-house data and prevent illegal copies.
Thanks to the new S-VSON technology, the G3VM series from Omron is
characterized by a very small form factor. It is suitable in particular for high current and low on-resistance.