Digital Lighting Control System With DALI

DALI (Digitally Addressable Lighting Interface) is a young and intelligent choice to control modern lighting systems in homes and offices. It is an international standard which allows two-way digital communication for the...

Soccer Robot

This soccer robot can move forward, reverse, forward-left, forward-right, reverse-left and reverse-right with the help of an Android phone. The speed of its movement is controlled by the angle of rotation...

Industrial Automation Product Development: Build Versus Buy

Industrial automation products cover a gamut of applications such as remote monitoring, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), human machine interface (HMI), robotics and so on. Let us explore and consider the pros...

Kits That Maketh Robots

Remember your first toy kit with which you built a motor-run fan or lit a bulb using pencil cell batteries? Robotic kits are advanced versions of those toy kits. Whether you...
AMS sensor

Extremely Small Magnetic Sensors From AMS

Austria based AMS AG have developed two magnetic position sensor chips, in automotive safety compliant sensors developed using the automotive industry’s programme for ISO26262 safety compliance. The AS5170 and AS5171 sensors...

Display Brightness Control Using Ambient Light Sensors

With more than ever electronic products available today and accessible by consumers, Ambient Light Sensors have become an indispensable component for a variety of design needs. Poor environmental lighting or changing...

Selecting the Perfect Cortex-M based MCU for Industrial Automation

The important features of a microcontroller that cannot be avoided are its small size, its ability to consume low power, its low cost, the maximum number of input/output ports and its...

Future of Robots: Artificial Intelligence and The Need for R&D, According to IEEE

Robotics is by its essence a multi-disciplinary science. Research into autonomous navigation gathers knowledge from physics, electronics, mechanics and computer science. In transportation sector, the motivation for developing autonomous vehicles is...

Robotics in India: What’s Cooking?

Today aerial, land and aquatic forms of robots are used for diverse applications in medical, military, industrial, space, entertainment and domestic market sectors. All these robots might look very different from...

Energy Saving Pump Automation For Efficient Ground Water Use

Earth is called the blue planet for a definite reason --about seventy per cent of it is covered by water.However, just roughly ten percent of it is potable. With cities around...