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Samsung announces R&D partnership with Clemson, USC to promote advanced manufacturing

Andrew Moore for Upstate Business Journal: The new partnership includes a program that aims to develop better manufacturing techniques for home appliances, foster public-private collaboration, and encourage more students to pursue advanced manufacturing as a career.

How Additive Manufacturing is Affecting the Industry

New powdered metal alloys and plastics are continuously in development. The safest bet for large manufacturers is to partner with material suppliers to ensure constant access to these new materials.

Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme Environments

Sensors withstand extreme temperatures, pressures and aggressive chemicals.

Stäubli robotic tool change systems, quality you can count on

Recently Stäubli introduced two compact fully automatic tool change systems, the MPS 130 and the MPS 260, for the medium payload segment, Stäubli Connectors rounds off the lower end of its existing series.

The Trade Show You Shouldn’t Miss – CES

There Is no experience like CES with the largest global gathering of innovation and the connected future of technology with 4,000 exhibiting companies—600 of which are new.

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Kuka Showcases Robotic Demos at TechCenter Grand Opening

Candace Roulo for SME: The grand opening featured 13 live robotic automation demonstrations, tours of the new TechCenter, and presentations on new technology.

The Next Big Step for AI? Understanding Video

Will Knight for MIT Technology Review: Perceiving dynamic actions could be a huge advance in how software makes sense of the world.

NVBots Sold to Ohio Manufacturer as 3D Printing Interest Grows

Jeff Engel for Xconomy: NVBots was founded by MIT students who were frustrated that the 3D printers they were using lacked capabilities for remotely collaborating on the design of parts and for controlling the printer.

Stanley Black & Decker To Open Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Downtown Hartford

-Names Sudhi Bangalore to lead center that will eventually house approximately 50 Industry 4.0 professionals. -Announces launch of STANLEY+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator to bring start-ups to Hartford

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Sulzer Announces MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ Spray Protective Coating Dispensing System

Sulzer Mixpac USA, Inc., the leading innovator of 2-component adhesive dispensing systems, announces the availability of MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ Spray, a member of the innovative MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ cartridge-based 2-component dispensing system family

New Balance uses ultrasonic screening technology to sieve 3D printing powders

Russell Compact Sieve® paired with innovative ultrasonic technology increases throughput and prototype iteration at New Balance

SPS - Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou (SIAF) 2018 to explore future industry trends

-Experts share current Industry 4.0 forecasts at the "Global review on Industrial Digitised Transformation" and "Dialogue with Hidden Champions" conferences -"Smart Industry Solutions Summit" makes its first appearance at SIAF

Machine Vision: MVTec brings deep learning to NVIDIA Pascal architecture

• Deep learning inference in HALCON 17.12 successfully tested on NVIDIA Jetson TX2 embedded board • High execution speed, comparable to standard PCs • Extensive range of functions available on embedded devices

New SST 4200 Tool Presetter Enhances Efficiency and Quality of Precision Part Manufacturing

Uninterrupted part processing improves with greater measurement accuracy, tool traceability and tool cost efficiency

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Stäubli TX2-60 Industrial Robot

Stäubli TX2-60 Industrial Robot

TX2 robots: redefining performance by offering collaborative safety and high performance in a single machine. These pioneering robots can be used in all areas, including sensitive and restrictive environments, thanks to their unique features. Safety functions are easy and inexpensive to implement. They allow a higher level of interactions between robots and human operators, while still guaranteeing protection of your people, production and investment.

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