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Posted: Aug 15, 2011
Two Cool Technologies Combined: Apple iPad Controls PI Mini Hexapod
(Nanowerk News) PI's miniature M-810 and M-811 hexapod 6-Axis positioners can now be controlled by an Apple iPad.
PI electro-mechanical Hexapods and Piezo Hexapods are compact and very precise multi-axis positioning system, providing significantly higher accuracy and resolution than hydraulically driven systems.
The new M-810 and M-811 miniature Hexapods find use in many high-tech fields: medical engineering, X-ray microscopy, photonics alignment, semiconductor test & metrology, astronomy, precision machining, aeronautics, high-energy physics, etc.
PI is the leading manufacturer of high-accuracy hexapods. The company introduced its first hexapod 2 decades ago for a precision optical alignment system in an astronomical telescope and provides a large variety of different models with load capacity from 2 kg to more than 2,000 kg.