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On-Demand Webinars: Robotics, Automation & Control
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The warehouse industry is changing. Labor shortages are driving AMR adoption in warehouse and logistics environments, and artificial intelligence (AI) empowers warehouse...

White Papers: Materials
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Case Study: UV Curable Adhesive Used in Advanced Optical Assembly Applications

UV16 adhesive has been successfully utilized in some of the most complex optical applications including microring resonators and confocal microscopes. It features...

On-Demand Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Countries worldwide are actively engaged in advancing lunar exploration initiatives, channeling substantial resources into the development of rovers, terrain vehicles, landers,...

White Papers: Design
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Five Reasons to Select an Electric Actuator Over a Rodless Cylinder

Explore the compelling advantages of electric actuators over pneumatic cylinders through our detailed white paper. Discover how improved efficiency, superior...

On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
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The vehicles we drive are getting smarter and more connected — and that connectivity presents opportunities for system interference, creating potentially hazardous situations for vehicle...

Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Exploring how AI algorithms analyze and interpret the data collected, leading to more accurate diagnostics and predictive insights.
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Q&A: RF & Microwave Electronics
Aditya Arun and his team from the Wireless Communication Sensing and Network Group (WCSNG) at the University of California San Diego have developed an asset localization system that uses wireless signals to track physical objects with centimeter-level accuracy in real time, and then generates a virtual representation of these objects.
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Quiz: AR/AI
The industrial internet of things (IIoT) is the result of an evolution of technology that started with the invention of the programmable logic controller (PLC) in 1968. It has blossomed in recent years with the incorporation of artificial intelligence and advanced networking protocols. How much do you think you know about the IIoT? Try this quiz to check your knowledge.
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On-Demand Webinars: Materials
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Engineers, designers, and manufacturers face challenges when seeking reliable and efficient hermetic sealing solutions for their electronic devices....

White Papers: Robotics, Automation & Control
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Mechanical Design Creativity Enables Better Automation Solutions

Companies in virtually every industry are trying to lower labor costs, boost output, and achieve greater flexibility through increased automation. Automated systems often rely...

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
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Electric Vehicle R&D with Modeling and Simulation

The success of a global transition to electric vehicles (EVs) depends on organizations that research and develop electric motors, alternative fuel supply, components, and charging solutions....

Podcasts: Manned Systems
Tim Stewart, Director of Business Development, Aitech, joins the Aerospace & Defense Technology podcast to discuss what artificial intelligence could provide for unmanned ground vehicles.
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Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Exploring advancements in wearable injector technology, examining how these devices are transforming the administration of medications, improving patient adherence, and enhancing the overall effectiveness of treatment plans.
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On-Demand Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Today, OEMs and tiered suppliers face increasing pressure to swiftly introduce innovations in road and rail. With the proliferation of technologies and suppliers in additive...

Technology & Society: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The detection would start on the ground via internet-connected sensors placed in CalFire-determined areas of danger. For reconnaissance missions, the team is building a rotorcraft equipped with navigation systems, sensors, and cameras.
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Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
A team of Georgia Tech researchers in Aaron Young’s lab has developed a universal approach to controlling robotic exoskeletons that requires no training, no calibration, and no adjustments to complicated algorithms. Instead, users can don the “exo” and go.
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Quiz: Connectivity
How much do you know about the status of 6G wireless networking technology? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
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White Papers: Motion Control
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Drive Systems for Robotics & Automation

Robots are nowadays almost omnipresent, they explore other planets, produce car parts, operate patients, transport goods, work in hazardous environments or even support the agriculture industry by...

White Papers: Green Design & Manufacturing
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The Benefits of 420 Chrome Stainless Steel Coiled Spring Pins

SPIROL invented the Coiled Spring Pin in 1948. Coiled Pins are used in many industries including: automotive, medical, heavy equipment, military, aerospace, and consumer products....

Podcasts: Wearables
DNA-based biosensors offer a highly sensitive and specific approach for detecting a range of target molecules.
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NASA Spinoff: Automotive
NASA’s invention inspired an innovative design for a better automobile disc brake that’s much lighter and drastically improves the braking performance.
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Podcasts: Unmanned Systems
The University of Michigan’s Automotive Research Center has a new five-year agreement with the U.S. Army for modeling, simulation, and digitally engineering the next generation of off-road autonomous vehicles.
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On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace
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The two-day online Battery and Electrification Summit brings together industry experts to explore the latest advancements and trends in battery and electrification technology.
5 Ws: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A bimanual dressing robot system developed at the University of York uses AI to mimic how caregivers assist humans in dressing.
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Articles: Transportation
Automakers are increasingly focusing on the long-delayed promise of solid-state batteries. With no liquid electrolyte, these batteries can be lighter, safer (with reduced fire risk), faster to recharge, and more energy dense while still being able to deliver ranges of 600 miles (965 km) or more.
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Articles: Energy
Based on the success thus far, Evolectric hopes to introduce its technology to more markets worldwide where demand is growing for affordable and accessible EVs. The company hopes to build a network of local partners capable of carrying out all installation and maintenance services.
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Articles: Unmanned Systems
As commercial fleets adopt more electric vehicles, they need accurate state-of-health measurements and smart charging algorithms to ensure their EVs have minimum unscheduled downtime. To solve these problems effectively, we need comprehensive data collection, capable computing infrastructure, and intelligent algorithms.
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Articles: Power
Although there have been questions about the continuing consumer uptake of EVs, BMW’s Niels Bohn said that the robustness of the charging network is the key to achieving consumer acceptance.
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Articles: Software
While advanced vision systems give AMRs the power of “sight,” so to speak, AI allows them to identify objects and optimizes how they navigate on a factory floor.
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