September, 2012

ESI’s Security & Defence Division has received a contract from the Defence Industrial Research Program (DIRP) for the development of Smart Materials for Active Control of Tissue Compression. The work will be done in collaboration with Dr. Henry Peng of Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) Toronto.


Patent Issued

Automatic Sample Loader for Mass Spectometry, Canadian Patent No. 2,500,617, issued Aug/12.

 

August, 2012

Delivery of Planetary Medium Manipulator Prototype (PMM) to Canadian Space Agency

ESI has completed the development of the Planetary Medium Manipulator Prototype (PMM) for space exploration (lunar and Mars). The equipment was delivered to the Canadian Space Agency in August 2012.


Patent filed

Modular Mobile Robot, US Patent Application No. 13/560,692 , filed Jul/12.


ESI is now a member of Canada China Business Council

The Canada China Business Council (CCBC) is the country’s Canada-China bilateral trade and investment facilitator, catalyst and advocate. Founded in 1978 as a private, not-for-profit business association, CCBC provides unparalleled insight into Sino-Canadian trade and investment issues and develops connections that ensure its members’ business success. In addition to its focused and practical services, the Council is also the voice of the Canadian business community on issues affecting Sino-Canadian trade and investment.

 

July, 2012

New product announcements coming soon

ESI will soon make major new product announcements from its Mobile Robots and Robot Arms divisions. Stay tuned for more details.

ESI completes development and delivers Micro-Rover Platform with Tooling Arm to Canadian Space Agency

ESI’s Mobile Robots Division has completed the development of a Micro-Rover Platform with Tooling Arm (MRPTA) (including autonomous navigation) for space exploration (lunar and Mars). The equipment was delivered to the Canadian Space Agency in July 2012.

New patents granted

This month, ESI was granted the following patents:

  • MRI Compatible Robot with Calibration Phantom and Phantom, US Patent Application No. 12/457,707
  • Medical Robot for Use in a MRI, US Patent Application No. 12/457,708.

 

 

 

June, 2012

ESI completes development and delivers Small Manipulator Arm (SMA) to Canadian Space Agency

ESI's Robotics & Automation Division has completed the development of the Small Manipulator Arm – SMA (including visual servo and multi-tool actuation) for space exploration (lunar and Mars). The equipment was delivered to the Canadian Space Agency in June 2012.


New Mobile Robot patent granted

This month, ESI was granted the following patent: Mobile Robot, US Patent Application No. 13/007,298.

 

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