Expert level resources for advanced robotics development

16-05-2023 | Mouser Electronics | Semiconductors

Mouser empowers engineering professionals with an easy-to-navigate resource library to support them in industry-leading robotics designs. Manufacturers, fulfilment centres and other key markets are capitalising on developing and adopting robotics applications to become more efficient, reliable and safer. It is crucial for design engineers to continuously develop, upgrade and optimise robotic projects, utilising the right component solutions and technical resources.

The company's robotics resource hub brings together videos, eBooks, and products all in one place, making it easy for users to discover the many advancements in robotics. The company analyses the many opportunities these technologies present, whether for industrial warehouses or autonomous consumer luggage, and shares cutting-edge solutions that assist in overcoming potential challenges.

The company stocks the industry's widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, including the following solutions ideal for robotic applications:

Xilinx Kria KR260 Robotics Starter Kit is constructed to support customers with a platform to evaluate applications and design their carrier cards with its K26 SOMs. It is complete providing high-performance interfaces and native ROS 2 support for ease of development by roboticists and software developers – ideal for robotic and industrial applications.

Intel RealSense Depth Camera D405 is a short-range stereo camera that delivers sub-millimetre accuracy for close-range computer vision requirements. The high-resolution, colour and global shutter depth sensors offer matched RGB and depth data for an improved user experience.

Bosch BHI260AP Self-Learning AI Smart Sensor supplies an advanced, all-in-one solution for always-on sensor applications, providing a 32-bit customer-programmable microcontroller and a six-axis IMU. Its compact size makes it excellent for space-constrained applications, including smartwatches, mixed-reality headsets, and in-ear devices.

NXP Semiconductors i.MX 8M Nano UltraLite Applications Processor combines state-of-the-art, media-specific elements with high-performance processing and low power consumption. It has an expansive range of applications, from audio systems to healthcare, and offers an impressive power-efficient 14FinFET technology that provides scalable, secure, and cost-effective quad-core processing to edge IoT devices.

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By Seb Springall