Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
It is evident from our research that not only are workers not afraid of losing their jobs to automation, they are more than willing to retrain to leverage the efficiencies and benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics in the workplace
Every manufacturer needs to figure out what issues or â€ślow hanging fruitâ€ť can be addressed to further streamline operations, increase throughput, minimize bottlenecks, and deliver exceptional customer service to maintain or expand their competitive advantage.
The IoT is more than a smart meter or the like. It is a complete new wave of automation that includes everything from omni-sensing to artificial intelligence, from smartphones to smart homes, and from smart industries to smart cities.
Kenny Walter for R&D Magazine: Researchers from Texas A&M University have strengthened 3D printed parts by applying traditional welding concepts to bond the submillimeter layers in a 3D printed part together.
Many businesses are already using continuous monitoring technologies - like Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices - which is a good start; but the key lies in not just simply monitoring the output of various data (which is how many companies use it today), but by taking
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Stories
Phys.org: Solar cells can generate electricity in an environmentally friendly way, but current, complex fabrication costs make the technology expensive.
Madelyn Kearns for Seafood Source: â€śA modern salmon facility takes in the fish, evaluates quality, weight, grading, and during all processes automatically determines which department the fish should go to,"
Steven Levy for Wired: Google Glass 2.0 is here, and it's found a home in an unexpected place: Factories.
Andy Rosen for The Boston Globe: The company said the amount represents the largest private haul for any 3D printing company focused on metal. Desktop Metal has now raised $212 million since its launch in 2015.
Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines
The DE10-Nano kit is a robust hardware design platform built around an Intel System-on-Chip (SoC) FPGA, which combines a processor, peripherals, and an FPGA fabric into a single, user-customizable device.
Third annual report from Sikich LLP offers a comprehensive look at workforce, technology and other growth challenges in the manufacturing industry
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Forecast 3D First to Offer Full-Run 3D Production Using HP's Groundbreaking Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing Technology
New 3D manufacturing center powered by 12 HP Jet Fusion 3D 4200 printers makes large-scale production using award-winning Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing available for the first time.
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Product
Robolink: Articulated joint modules for robots. igus® now offers a lightweight, maintenance- and corrosion-free range of robot joints for humanoid systems or other automated applications. The carbon-fiber plastic joints can rotate and oscillate freely via four wire ropes. No more expensive milling, cutting or DIY systems. Moving mass is reduced to a minimum. The actuators (engines, pneumatics and hydraulics) and the control module (DP, PC) are kept separate. Contact igus® for more information and free samples.
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Company
Harmonic Drive LLC (HDLLC) designs and manufactures precision servo actuators, gearheads and gear components. Harmonic Drive® gears play critical roles in robotics, medical diagnostics and surgical robotics. We work with industry-leading customers and companies of all sizes to provide both standard product and custom-engineered solutions. The majority of the products sold by HDLLC are proudly made at our US headquarters and manufacturing facility in Massachusetts.