Vulcan Technologies Shanghai Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, CN)

A machine automation system that controls and operates an automated machine. It includes sensors and a controller including a central processing core and an intranet that can be used for multi-medium transmission, that implements a dynamic, burst to broadcast transmission scheme which allows messages to be broadcast between nodes to the central processing core. They then broadcast from the central processing core to all the nodes.

Machine automation is growing rapidly due to the rapid growth of intelligent robots, self-driving cars, and factory automation. Due to the high-speed and diverse requirements of these technologies, there’s no bus or network architecture capable of effectively handling each of them. In contrast, the current networks have high latency, low bandwidth, complicated cabling, large electromagnetic interference (EMI) as well as high-cost, encrypted data, and a complicated system integration. In particular the networks don’t have enough speed and throughput to transfer sensor data such as camera and light detection and range (LIDAR) data across the network to CPU cores. Additionally, the existing cable systems are complicated and short-reach, which means they cannot manage EMI without expensive shielding due to the use of copper cabling systems. There isn’t an all-in-one “Controller and Sensor Network” system Bus solution that can support and transport internet L2/L3 Ethernet packets, Motor & Motion controlmessages sensors data, and CPU-CMD from edge to edge nodes.

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