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Filling Without Spilling

Watching a form-fill-seal machine in operation is rather fascinating. It looks so easy, but the precision technology needed to ensure that bag after bag is being filled without breaking, or its intended content being misdirected and wasted, is far from simple.

Robotmaster Software Is Used To Create An Automated Way Of Producing Custom Orthotics Using Milling Robots

Our simplified working procedure imports the unique patient 3D model into a preprogrammed production design strategy that takes account of all the pertinent milling and robot articulation data.

How To Tell When A Robot Has Written You A Letter

From Clive Thompson: A few weeks ago I got duped by a robot. In the mail. I was sifting through my dead-tree postal mail and tossing junk in the recycling bin. Nearly everything th

Are Intelligent Highways in the Near Future?

There are obviously many outstanding issues to be dealt with, but given the momentum of progress in this area, and the number of vehicles being added to the highways every day, the future might just link us all with intelligent highways.

7 Signs That Your Business is Ready for Automation

Investing in automation has to make financial sense for individual businesses, regardless of trends. Here are seven signs that could point to your company’s need to automate.

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Nixie: The First Wearable Camera That Can Fly

From Nixie's homepage:

Nixie is a tiny wearable camera on a wrist band. The wrist straps unfold to create a quadcopter that flies, takes photos or video, then comes back to you... (cont'd)

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Novotechnik - New 5 mm Flat Angle and Speed Sensors

Vert-X 05E Series sensors measure angles from 0 to 360°, rotational speed and direction.

Opto Diode's New High Speed Ø5 mm Photodiode - SXUV20HS1

Optimized to provide stable responsivity for consistent, repeatable measurements, it is ideal for any high-speed laser power monitoring applications.

The 3D Printing Association and Aggregage, Inc. Launch 3D Print Pulse for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Professionals

Site delivers the most relevant content from industry thought leaders to 3D Printing professionals

Special News Report for The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014

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George Brown College - Earn Your Certificate As A Robotics Technician

George Brown College - Earn Your Certificate As A Robotics Technician

Study online at your own pace to earn your certificate as a Robotics Technician. This program prepares you to develop, install, maintain, and repair industrial robotic systems. The Robotics simulation software, RoboLogix, is designed to emulate real-world robotics applications. Users gain 'hands-on' programming experience though teach-pendant and 3D simulation environment. With RoboLogix, the user can run the simulator to test and visually examine the execution of robot programs and control algorithms, while plotting instantaneous joint accelerations, velocities and positions. Learn more.

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George Brown College Online Robotics Training

George Brown College Online Robotics Training

This self-paced, interactive Robotics Technician Certificate training program allows you to work, when you want, where you want, at your own pace. Earn college credits from a fully accredited, world-leader in Distance Education.