New Product Spotlight

March 1, 2001


MachineCam smart area camera contains a Motorola PowerPC with 64 MB of memory, VxWORKS real-time operating system and Ethernet connectivity. The camera can stand alone in go/no-go inspection applications. It captures up to 30 frames per second at a resolution of 640 by 480 pixels. An onboard processor lets programmers develop custom applications using the standard Tool Control Language. Wintriss Engineering Corp.


FastPic4 kitting graphical user interface includes a grid field and toolbar to streamline data entry. Users enter the SKU number and quantity to create a bill of materials. The system will either generate a pick list or direct an operator to pick the proper items. The system can manage all manual and automated storage and retrieval systems including shelving and rack, pick-to-light, horizontal carousels and vertical storage devices. FastPic Systems


CMMS maintenance program will generate detailed work orders for everyday maintenance tasks, assign tasks to crews, and provide on-line tutorials and instructions. It will generate management reports, maintain employee records and identify and order spare parts. Its system specific Spare Parts Database is searchable by part number, conveyor ID, product class, or stockroom location. Automation Inc.