From B&R Automation Studio 3.0.90 to Automation Studio 4.1

I’ve been using B&R Automation Studio 3.0.90 for a few years, but as all IT tools there is always a time when you have to upgrade to the newest version of the software… Well, programmers have to make a living right? Humm… lets not enter into this upgrading subject… :-D

So, as I was saying, I need to start using the new AS 4.1 because some of the new hardware components no longer work with AS 3.0.90 as is the case of the new ACOPOSmulti passive power supply 8B0P0110HW00.000-1.

There are lots of improvements in AS 4.1 but the global feeling is about the same, no steep learning curve ahead to be able to use this new version. That’s a relief.

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LIDAR lite gives superman vision!

I have some fantastic news! I was hacking my LIDAR lite range finder, trying to improve its precision and scanning a region near my wall, using a servo controlled base. I started having some strange images that looked like a human shade… then I realized the image wasn’t from my side of the wall! Here is one of the last images, after a few hours of testing and improvement:

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