HBC news

Here you can find all about our product innovations and other interesting news about HBC-radiomatic.

First-class domestic service and support: HBC-radiomatic Canada is launching.

We are excited and proud to present to you the HBC group's youngest subsidiary, HBC-radiomatic Canada Inc. Based in the Greater Toronto Area, we will provide our customers with comprehensive domestic support and tailor-made radio remote control solutions which perfectly meet their specific requirements.

 

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FSE 416. Tailor-made radio receiver technology for standard industrial cranes.

First-class, state-of-the-art HBC design in the best quality: this is the FSE 416 radio receiver. Its tailor-made equipment package is ideal for the wireless control of hoists and standard industrial cranes. With an UL/CSA 61010-1 and UL/CSA certification 61010-2-201, the FSE 416 is ideally suitable for the North American market.

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"HBC. Since 1947." Order our high-quality company chronicle now.

Under the title "HBC. Since 1947", we have compiled the history of HBC in a high-quality book format with a careful review of the company’s past. With more than 200 pages containing numerous photos and illustrations, the book is an exciting journey back in time.

 

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radiomatic® range control. Keeping your operator in a safe place.

When operating heavy machinery, only a safe distance is the right distance. Getting too close to an activated machine can be just as dangerous as controlling without seeing the machine and the work environment. The solution is radiomatic® range control. By detecting the operator’s distance to the machine, this intelligent assistance feature keeps personnel and equipment always in a safe distance. The radiomatic® range control can be used for proximity or far field control, or both.

 

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Efficient human-machine interface: HBC’s new tablet computer holders.

In many industry branches, smart mobile devices ensure convenient and quick communication between humans and machines, allow for clear visualization of comprehensive process conditions and are invaluable tools when it comes to recording and evaluation of machine information for maintenance and service. Thanks to our tablet computer holders, you are now even able to take full advantage of those benefits while working comfortably with your HBC radio control.

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A spotlight on industrial security.

As operations and services are becoming more and more automated and digitally connected, product developers and process designers must also account for the possibility of attacks by malicious actors. There is clear evidence that security threats are on the rise, globally and across our industries.

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HBC BootCamp 2023. The world was meeting at HBC.

Over 60 participants from 31 countries: From November 7 to 9, 2023, our international sales and service network came together for the HBC BootCamp.

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Investment in the future: Largest construction project in HBC history nearing completion.

The largest construction project in HBC's history is close to a successful completion. In the last few months, a new building with a total area of ​​around 5,500 square meters, spread over three floors plus basement, was built at our production site in Crailsheim. The new building enables us to significantly expand our production capacities.

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Smart ADV: The innovative concept for the semi-autonomous control of machines.

Smart ADV is a groundbreaking key technology for the safe and efficient operation of autonomous vehicles in a wide range of applications, including construction, agriculture, and many other industries. The core of the concept is the combination of reliable HBC radio technology with high-precision GPS tracking from Reichhardt Steuerungstechnik GmbH.

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Always at hand, never in the way: new carrying device and wall bracket for quadrix

Radio remote controls from HBC have been known for their comfortable carrying options for decades. Here, too, we are continuously expanding our offering. A clever carrying device is now available for our tried-and-tested quadrix hand-held transmitter, which also doubles as an optional wall bracket.

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Groundbreaking in Stollberg: Successful start to a new building project in the Ore Mountains / Germany

First-class products, fast and reliable service and always close to the customer: This is what HBC has stood for since their foundation more than 75 years ago. And to ensure that this remains the case in the future, we continuously invest in the further development of our company and our services. With a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, June 16, 2023, the official start of our new building project in the Ore Mountains / Germany took place. In the next few months, a new production and office facility will be built in the Stollberg industrial park as the “HBC Stollberg” branch.

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Control vehicle functions safely and conveniently via HBC radio.

HBC radio systems can now also be used for the safe and convenient operation of complete Volvo trucks. Our newly developed interface enables the precise control of all vehicle functions including a wide variety of superstructures, attachments and outriggers with a single HBC radio system.

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HBC India celebrates its birthday: 10 years of first-class local customer care.

Our branch in India is celebrating its birthday: Exactly 10 years ago, with the opening of HBC-radiomatic India Pvt. Ltd in Pune, West India, another HBC success story was born.

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Clever feature for push button arrays: push button with tactile indicator.

For the safe and convenient operation of push button arrays at the side of HBC radio transmitters, we now also offer our single-step push buttons with a physical tactile indicator. A small bump clearly confirms to the operator which position / function his finger is currently on in a row of buttons.

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FST 314 micron M. A tailor-made duo for industrial cranes with 3 drives and trolley preselection.

With the FST 314 micron M, HBC presents a compact, tailor-made radio control for industrial cranes with 3 drives and trolley/hoist preselection. This innovation fits perfectly to the hand and persuades with numerous valuable features.

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technos E. Ergonomic transmitter design with extensive feature capacity and state-of-the-art 5" display technology.

With technos E, HBC-radiomatic presents a powerful, versatile radio transmitter for complex machine applications. A comprehensive set of available features combined with the latest 5" display technology enable a tailor-made, individual configuration – customized to precisely match the application’s special requirements. The ergonomic technos design ensures operating comfort at all times and perfect ease of use.

 

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technos C. The versatile radio transmitter with a large 5" color display and numerous valuable features and functions.

The technos C is the perfect combination of powerful display technology with the latest HBC features in an ergonomic, handy design. This versatile all-rounder can be completely configured according to specific customer requirements and offers extended possibilities in the field of functional safety. High-performing exchangeable Li-ion batteries provide optimum power for a wide range of applications.

 

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FSE 810. HBC‘s robust CAN bus receiver with numerous functions in a highly compact design.

FSE 810 features the latest radio technology, HBC's robust quality, and a space-saving design. This high-performing radio receiver offers numerous CAN bus protocols as well as 4 digital functions and is perfectly suited for a variety of demanding mobile machine applications. Moreover, this all-rounder is equipped with a wide range of useful features and is available with all of HBC's fully automatic frequency management technologies. The service package is perfectly topped off with an impressive functional-safety concept.

 

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optojog. The operating element featuring infinite rotation, clear LED position indication and variable functionalities.

With optojog HBC-radiomatic presents a smart new development for the control of the most diverse machine functions. This HBC innovation is available for setting a switchable output value (”Value Select”), for the preselection of operating modes (”Mode Select”), as well as a version for choosing and controlling the direction of travel (”Steering Control”).

 

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Function Select. The HBC joystick with extended functionality.

Our proprietary controller developed and manufactured by HBC-radiomatic, is now available with HBC’s new Function Select feature. This innovation adds the possibility of integrating additional functions into the joystick.

 

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