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On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace
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In the U.S., traditional manufacturing processes are being disrupted by various factors, including new technologies, incentives to onshore...

White Papers: Automotive
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Uniform Platform for Consistent Battery Quality to Sustain Long Range E-mobility

Batterie Inspektor™ is a flexible and scalable platform that delivers a seamless testing experience and grows with your product. This is why our customer...

On-Demand Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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In today's competitive manufacturing landscape, efficiency and speed is paramount. For those who work with industrial equipment, on a factory, or in the...

Quiz: Software
The issue of space sustainability has been gaining more attention with the growing population of objects in low Earth orbit. This debris needs to be tracked to avoid collisions. Test your knowledge about space sustainability in this quiz.
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Q&A: Communications
NIST Physicist Franklyn Quinlan leads one of a group of teams working to shrink a table-top system of precise timing technology down to a single integrated chip. This will significantly increase the stability of timing signals used for applications such as GPS, phone and internet connections, and radar.
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On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
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Join us for a live webinar highlighting the kick-off of VI-grade's 2024 ZERO PROTOTYPES Summit, a gathering of global automotive leaders at VI-grade's...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Reliability of Aircraft Electronics with Hermetic Solutions

Dive into our white paper to discover how our customizable hermetic solutions safeguard the reliability of aerospace and defense electronics. Explore strategies for navigating...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
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Robot Manufacturer Strengthens Global Reputation for Quality With Kontron Motherboards

Kontron, renowned for their embedded computer solutions, celebrates over 20 years of partnership with KUKA, the industrial robotics leader, to provide...

On-Demand Webinars: Semiconductors & ICs
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Data analysis software is used extensively throughout all sectors of the semiconductor industry. These sectors include product, yield, and...

Blog: Design
The work involved fabricating electrodes containing PVPA, PAA, and PVDF as binders, and their performance was assessed through electrochemical experiments and density functional theory.
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Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A trio of small rovers that will explore the Moon in sync with one another are rolling toward launch. NASA JPL’s CADRE rovers will soon map the lunar surface together as a tech demo to show the promise of multirobot missions.
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Quiz: Electronics & Computers
Regulating heat dissipation and temperature rise, thermal management is imperative on several levels. How much do you know about thermal management? Find out with this quiz.
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INSIDER: Internet of Things

While the adoption of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and collaborative robots (cobots) has increased in logistics and manufacturing industries, mobile manipulation robots (MMRs) —...

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INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Del Costy, President and Managing Director at Siemens Digital Industries (Plano, TX), unveiled how the company is making automation easy with their first generative...

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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Intralogistics solutions provider Kardex (Zurich, Switzerland) demonstrated one of the fastest order fulfillment solution per square foot on the market...

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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Comau (Southfield, MI) debuted its new S-Family of small yet powerful robots at Automate 2024. The first two high-speed robots, with payloads of 13 kg and up to 18 kg,...

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Blog: Medical
Manufacturing elastomers that can be shaped into complex 3D structures that go from rigid to rubbery has been unfeasible until now.
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INSIDER: Motion Control

ABB Robotics (Auburn Hills, MI) is continuing the expansion of its modular large robot portfolio with the introduction of the new IRB 7710 and IRB 7720 that made their debut...

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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

“The problem with industrial automation today is that it’s very costly, said Etienne Lacroix, CEO of Vention, the Canada-based cloud robotics company. “It’s...

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INSIDER: Motion Control

At Automate 2024, Denmark-based Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) showcased its latest MiR1200 Pallet Jack — an AI-powered autonomous mobile robot (AMR) solution...

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INSIDER: Motion Control

InOrbit.AI (Mountain View, CA), a provider of robot operations (RobOps) solutions, introduced InOrbit RobOps Copilot™ at Automate 2024. This innovative technology...

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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Automate, the flagship educational conference and tradeshow for robotics and automation professionals, has returned to Chicago for the first time in five years. The event...

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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

AFORMIC (Duncan, SC) is showcasing its latest cutting-edge autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for flexible manufacturing and warehousing during the Automate Show. The...

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INSIDER: Power

WiBotic (Seattle, WA) is demonstrating its new 1kW (1000 Watt) wireless charging system at the Automate Show. WiBotic’s new platform will provide a larger class of mobile...

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INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Festo (Islandia, NY) introduced its newest generation of Cartesian-handling-system mechanical axes at Automate 2024. The ELGD-TB, tooth belt, and ELGD-BS, ball screw, axes feature an...

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White Papers: Motion Control
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Explore the Advantages of Integrated Electric Linear Actuator Designs

Both traditional and integrated electric actuator technologies offer their own performance, reliability and efficiency advantages. Machine designers building systems in...

NASA Spinoff: Energy
The first FDA-cleared wireless arthroscopic camera for minimally invasive knee surgeries and other orthopedic procedures got early support from NASA.
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Blog: Green Design & Manufacturing
The Communities Taking Charge funding opportunity extends access to electrification opportunities beyond existing Joint Office–supported programs to more communities across America. Funding is available to academic, non-profit, for-profit, and government entities for planning, demonstration, and/or deployment projects that drive innovation in equitable clean transportation.
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Quiz: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
As more and more elements of automotive systems are computer-controlled, accurate system-wide sensors are critical for proper operations, whether in internal combustion, hybrid, or completely electric vehicles. How much do you know about automotive sensors? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.
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