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Project details: Projective, capacitive touchscreen input device with Android user interface

 


 

 

Industries

  • Facility Management, Mechanical Enigneering, Medical Technology

 

Technology fields

  • Bus Systems and Radio, Intuitive Input Devices, Software Development, CAE

 

Project requirements

  • The aim of the project was to develop a modern user interface with multi-touch (projective capacitive), LED backlit logo, color-controlled backlit capacitive buttons and various multimedia functionalities. As an operating system the easy to use and freely available Android was chosen, which was customized subsequently.

 

Facts / Highlights

  • Multi-Touch and conventional mouse control possible
  • Customized internal and external interfaces
  • Applicable for measurement, control and regulation tasks
  • ARM Cortex processor architecture without fans and large heat sinks
  • Android App Software Development
  • Fieldbus connection possible
  • Wipeable on the whole screen
  • Hygienic and robust

 

Services of KNESTEL

  • Hardware: complete hardware design from the requirements specification to the finished board, serial introduction, product maintenance
  • Software: custom Android-based operating system, software development for automatization and the display, app development

 

Possible applications

  • Android and Linux based input devices
  • Machine and device control with different touchscreen technologies (projective, capacitive, resistive)
  • Customized hardware and software development of various input devices, followed by OEM production and product maintenance

 

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Project details: HMI Human-Machine-Interface

 
  

Industries

  • Automotive, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology

 

Technology fields

  • Measurement, Control and Regulation Technology; Software Development, Bus Systems and Radio, Image Processing, CAE, Intuitive Input Devices

 

Project requirements

  • The aim of the project was to develop a platform for an HMI (Human Machine Interface), which offers the possibility to connect a display and provides a variety of interfaces. Among others, the module should also provide the opportunity to accomplish control and regulation tasks.

 

Facts / Highlights

  • 600 MHz ARM processor
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 7 "or 10.4" display with resistive or capacitive touch
  • HDMI, LAN, RS232, CAN bus
  • 4x USB
  • serial output (TTL) Audio Out
  • microSD Card Reader, Realtime-Clock

 

Services of KNESTEL

  • Target price estimate, project management, requirements specification, project planning, development hardware, electrical and mechanical construction, EMC testing, prototyping, serial production

 

Possible applications

  • HMI tasks such as measuring instruments, custom control and regulation tasks with touch input
  • Data processing and networking tasks

 

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Project details: Quantum cascade laser spectroscopy for N2O trace gas analysis

 

 

 

Industries

  • Gas Analysis, Medical Technology

 

Technology fields

  • Bus Systems and Radio, CAE, Software Development, Gas Analysis, Optical Measuring Systems; Measurement, Control and Regulation Technology

 

Project requirements

  • The aim of the project was the development of a compact, well-integrable analyzer module consisting of a long way cell (Herriott) and an electronic control for trace gas analysis of N2O. Beside N2O, the gases CO, CO2 and O3 shall be determinable. A fast response time (T90: 1-2 seconds), no cross-sensitivities to other gases, and a low detection limit of <10 ppbV are the characteristic conditions that were set on this project.

 

Facts / Highlights

  • No LN2 necessary, detector is cooling with ambient air
  • Simple calibration, even without N2O-span gases, possible
  • Completely fulfills EURO VI requirements
  • Compatible through compact construction
  • High selectivity and sensitivity
  • No cross-sensitivities
  • Adjustment for various gases is possible
  • Electronics with a variety of lasers operable (QCL, DFB, ICL, ...)

 

Services of KNESTEL

  • Potential analysis, target price estimate, project management; development of software, hardware and optics; support with the mechanical construction, EMC testing, serial production

 

Possible applications

  • Gas analysis in research, development and quality assurance
  • Environmental technology
  • Process monitoring
  • Medical technology, breath gas analysis

 

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Project details: Medical technology compliant OEM servo controller with Power Factor Correction (PFC)

 

 

Industries

  • Medical Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Propulsion Technology

 

Technology fields

  • Propulsion Technology

 

Project requirements

  • The aim of the project was the development of a servo controller with input-side Power Factor Correction (PFC) for sensorless control of permanent-magnet synchronous motor with subsequent production. Special challenge here was the fulfillment of conformity for medical technology products in accordance with the guidelines of EN 60601.

 

Services of KNESTEL

  • Potential analysis, target price estimate, project management, requirements specification, project planning, development software and hardware, electrical and mechanical construction, EMC testing, prototyping, serial production

 

Facts / Highlights

  • Wide-range voltage input by PFC
  • Medicine technically standards-compliant leakage (<0.5 mA) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) without isolating transformer
  • Operation of a synchronous motor with 22,000 U/min
  • Sensorless control by observer-based approach
  • Limiting the max. performance by overriding control
  • Parameterization via smartphone / tablet / WiFi
  • Co-processor for PLC functionality
  • High efficiency
  • Fieldbus connection

 

Possible applications

  • Customized propulsion solutions in all sectors and areas with wide-range power supply and the highest standards of EMC, system perturbation and leakage currents.

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