Automation Consultancy, Automation Consultant

By: Livewires Automation  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Programming Language, Image Acquisition

Automation of manufacturing, test and measurement processes if done well can save you time and money day after day and usually gives more repeatable processes than can be achieved manually. It can also allow processes to be carried out that are simply impossible for human operators; for example if they are too fast to be controlled by hand. Modern computer technology gives a host of useful add-on benefits too such as the ability to view the process remotely over the Internet, automatic saving, retrieval and printing of data and levels of access for different users.

You are an expert in your own field but the thought of automating your processes can be overwhelming. This is where you need automation consultancy, and we are here to help! Using the powerful LabVIEW programming language and the power of the modern PC, we can automate almost any process! And if another platform is required, such as an embedded processor or a PLC-type device, we can help there too using LabVIEW modules designed for those platforms.

We have experience of automating processes using techniques such as:

  • Control of actuators, pumps, valves etc with analogue and digital signals
  • Motor control
  • Image acquisition and image analysis
  • Measurement of process parameters with a wide range of sensors
  • Communication with devices via analogue and digital signals and by communications buses such as RS232, RS422, RS485, Modbus, USB, Ethernet, GPIB and CANbus
  • Switching
  • PID control
  • and Real-time control

Keywords: Image Acquisition, Programming Language

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