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Hanson Robotics Limited - Bringing Robots to Life HANSON ROBOTICS LIMITED - BRINGING ROBOTS TO LIFE

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Mar 18, 2019

Hanson Robotics is an AI company dedicated to creating empathetic, living intelligent machines that enrich our lives.  Our innovations in AI research, robotics engineering, experiential design, storytelling and material science bring our robots ...

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BeamMaster Robotic Welding for Structural Steel BEAMMASTER ROBOTIC WELDING FOR STRUCTURAL STEEL

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Mar 15, 2019

BeamMaster from AGT Robotics is a self-programming robotic welding cell designed to answer all the welding needs of low-volume/high-mix production for structural steel fabricators. A typical building can consist of thousands of unique beams. BeamMast...

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Why Good Relationships Are Good Business in Commercial Construction WHY GOOD RELATIONSHIPS ARE GOOD BUSINESS IN COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION

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Mar 14, 2019

Most people think of commercial construction as a physical, bricks and sticks industry. But if you ask me, commercial construction is first and foremost about relationships. After all, the strongest foundation you can give any commercial construction...

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RightPick2: The Robotic Piece-Picking Solution for Intralogistics RIGHTPICK2: THE ROBOTIC PIECE-PICKING SOLUTION FOR INTRALOGISTICS

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Mar 14, 2019

RightPick from RightHand Robotics helps distribution and fulfillment centers from many industries improve overall customer experience, making them more competitive in the global marketplace. Combining hardware upgrades and new software skills includi...

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Stanley Robotics - Stan reinvents parking at Lyon-Saint Exupery airport STANLEY ROBOTICS - STAN REINVENTS PARKING AT LYON-SAINT EXUPERY AIRPORT

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Mar 14, 2019

For the first time in the world, Stanley Robotics' outdoor automated robotic valet system, developed in partnership with Aéroports de Lyon, was presented in operation on Thursday, March 14.

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 Expectations Are Shifting: How Measurement Solutions Can Help Overcome Chemical Industry Challenges EXPECTATIONS ARE SHIFTING: HOW MEASUREMENT SOLUTIONS CAN HELP OVERCOME CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CHALLENGES

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Mar 14, 2019

Chemical companies know the value of hard work and persistence. For years, the industry has faced changes with dedication and conviction. You expect that of yourself. You expect that of your people. Now, the industry expects even more from you. In th...

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Acing the Agreement: How to Avoid Major Risks Involved in Subcontractor Contracts ACING THE AGREEMENT: HOW TO AVOID MAJOR RISKS INVOLVED IN SUBCONTRACTOR CONTRACTS

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Mar 12, 2019

Spending that hour or two putting together an ironclad agreement with your subcontractor and keeping it on hand using construction software is always worth the effort. Nightmare scenarios crop up when general contractors don’t have a good agree...

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Honeybee Robotics Mission to Mars HONEYBEE ROBOTICS MISSION TO MARS

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Mar 12, 2019

The search for alien life continues. Meet the company making the most advanced robotics for Mars exploration. Futurism covers the breakthrough technologies and scientific discoveries that will shape humanity’s future. Futurism's mission is ...

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Fetch Robotics - The Cloud Robotics Platform for On-Demand Automation FETCH ROBOTICS - THE CLOUD ROBOTICS PLATFORM FOR ON-DEMAND AUTOMATION

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Mar 09, 2019

Headquartered in San Jose, California, Fetch Robotics is the pioneer of On-Demand Automation - the only solution that deploys safe, reliable, and versatile Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) for the warehousing and intralogistics markets in just hours. ...

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Robotics and Automation Systems for berry production ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SYSTEMS FOR BERRY PRODUCTION

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Mar 08, 2019

The RASberry funding programme Robotics and Autonomous Systems for Berry Production aim to develop autonomous fleets of robots for the horticultural industry. The first major objective is to support in-field transportation operations to aid and compl...

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Clear A Path to Bring More Women Into Construction CLEAR A PATH TO BRING MORE WOMEN INTO CONSTRUCTION

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Mar 07, 2019

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey and National Association of Home Builders analysis, the number of open construction sector jobs hit a cycle high of 382,000 in December 2018. With Associated Gene...

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Celebrating Women in Construction Week! CELEBRATING WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION WEEK!

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Mar 07, 2019

Our colleagues at Convergence Training spoke with Hannah Curtis, a Research Coordinator with the University of Washington School of Public Health, to examine both the positive and negative things women face in construction trade roles. Hannah also pr...

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Ways the UK construction industry is adapting WAYS THE UK CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IS ADAPTING

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Mar 07, 2019

The last few years have been difficult for many industries, but for the construction industry, it’s been particularly trying. Since the 2016 referendum, ongoing uncertainty within the sector has meant construction businesses have had to deal wi...

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UWM engineers develop exoskeleton robotics to improve access to physical therapy UWM ENGINEERS DEVELOP EXOSKELETON ROBOTICS TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO PHYSICAL THERAPY

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Mar 06, 2019

Exoskeleton robotics are wearable frameworks that cover the surface of limbs and help debilitated patients regain much of their former abilities by using technology that essentially communicates with muscles when the brain cannot. Two of the most pro...

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Why the industry needs the constructible process WHY THE INDUSTRY NEEDS THE CONSTRUCTIBLE PROCESS

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Mar 06, 2019

By liberating data and breaking down silos across projects, coordination and product management is improved across every touchpoint. This enhances efficiencies throughout the building process-from bidding and estimating to ordering, erecting and inst...

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Why the industry needs the constructible process WHY THE INDUSTRY NEEDS THE CONSTRUCTIBLE PROCESS

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Mar 06, 2019

According to the Construction Intelligence Center (CIC). The global construction output is forecast to rise to the US $12.7 trillion by 2022, up from the US $10.7 trillion in 2017. That’s massive growth. But how will you handle it? Put the Cons...

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Adaptive Robotics Lab at Colorado State University ADAPTIVE ROBOTICS LAB AT COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY

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Mar 05, 2019

The Adaptive Robotics Lab in Colorado State University's Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering is working to develop shape-morphing robots that can change their mechanical structure on the fly. These robots could have potential applications in...

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Healthcare Trends for 2019: Robotics, Innovation Envy, and more HEALTHCARE TRENDS FOR 2019: ROBOTICS, INNOVATION ENVY, AND MORE

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Mar 04, 2019

What do innovation envy, enterprise empathy, robotics have in common? Rohit Bhargava, the IT man for macro-trend spotting and trend curation, has his finger on the pulse of-of the hottest, but totally non-obvious, cross-industry trends. Find out what...

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Trends and challenges in the construction industry TRENDS AND CHALLENGES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Mar 01, 2019

Do you know what BIM is? It’s short for building information modeling, one of the biggest digital trends in the construction industry. We asked Dr. Jochen Fabritius, CEO at Xella Group, for his thoughts on this and other trends and challenges.

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Construction trends CONSTRUCTION TRENDS

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Feb 28, 2019

Technology is having a profound impact on the construction industry as it embraces innovative and disruptive technologies that were once thought to be science-fiction. Here we take a look at the trends shaping the industry and how companies are stayi...

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Campaign to tackle plastics and packaging in construction launched CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE PLASTICS AND PACKAGING IN CONSTRUCTION LAUNCHED

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Feb 28, 2019

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has launched its industry-wide campaign Spotlight on plastics and packaging to raise awareness and showcase best practice in how the construction industry can reduce, reuse and recycle plastics and packaging. The l...

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Let LET'S CELEBRATE THE WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION

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Feb 28, 2019

In my role as a journalist, there is no shortage of women in the workforce. Even within the construction industry media, there are a lot of women present. However, the same cannot be said about women working directly in the construction industry. Tha...

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Slump Test Values for Construction work SLUMP TEST VALUES FOR CONSTRUCTION WORK

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Feb 28, 2019

In This video, I will show you:- What is the slump test value for a different type of construction work, Why we do slump Test. To check workability and consistency of fresh concrete, Basic Topic for fresher and site Engineer.

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Will Robots Make Human Jobs Obsolete? WILL ROBOTS MAKE HUMAN JOBS OBSOLETE?

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Feb 27, 2019

Bob thinks that automation is going to leave everyone broke and unemployed. But people have been saying that throughout the entire history of human development, and yet the opposite has always been true. While automation can be disruptive, it also fr...

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Multiple States Eyeing Gas Tax Increase as Construction Season Looms MULTIPLE STATES EYEING GAS TAX INCREASE AS CONSTRUCTION SEASON LOOMS

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Feb 25, 2019

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says that the needs of the nation's failing infrastructure exceed over $2 trillion. Even if President Trump gets the historic $1 trillion infrastructure package he promised the country in 2016, we are still going to n...

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Most Interesting Construction Inventions And Ingenious Machines MOST INTERESTING CONSTRUCTION INVENTIONS AND INGENIOUS MACHINES

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Feb 25, 2019

At Phoenix Curb Machines, we feel that we offer the best slipforming products available today, delivering the best curbing solution/experience in its class. Yet, at the end of the day, lack of knowledge and familiarity with various aspects of concret...

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Tips to Improve Construction Site Safety TIPS TO IMPROVE CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY

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Feb 25, 2019

Construction projects can be a chaotic mess full of bureaucratic problems and lots of stalling. Managing a construction site can be an especially stressful ordeal. No matter what’s going on behind the scenes, safety should remain the number one...

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How Truebeck Construction got rid of bottlenecks and improved its relationship with subcontractors HOW TRUEBECK CONSTRUCTION GOT RID OF BOTTLENECKS AND IMPROVED ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH SUBCONTRACTORS

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Feb 25, 2019

See how Truebeck Construction uses BuildingConnected to get rid of bottlenecks, improve its relationship with subcontractors, and streamline the bidding process.

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The most exciting construction projects in pro sports THE MOST EXCITING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN PRO SPORTS

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Feb 25, 2019

These days, every new stadium, arena, and ballpark is bigger and better than the last - making it unsurprising that pro sports construction has become a multi-billion-dollar industry. Between dramatic increases in square footage, premium amenities, a...

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Top 5 Questions asked in Junior Engineer Interviews TOP 5 QUESTIONS ASKED IN JUNIOR ENGINEER INTERVIEWS

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Feb 23, 2019

In This video I will show you:- Most asked interview questions in interviews, How we find carbon content in steel on site, What is punching shear, Bend Test on site, Slip Form construction.

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These Engineers Are Everyday Amazing: RedVector Crowns Winners During National Engineer Week THESE ENGINEERS ARE EVERYDAY AMAZING: REDVECTOR CROWNS WINNERS DURING NATIONAL ENGINEER WEEK

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Feb 22, 2019

During National Engineers Week, we paused to celebrate just how much engineers do to improve and shape our lives each day. We were delighted by those who told us about the projects they took pride in – from designing transit lines and substatio...

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Construction workforce difficulties post-Brexit CONSTRUCTION WORKFORCE DIFFICULTIES POST-BREXIT

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Feb 22, 2019

The UK construction economy is prone to repeated 8-10 years cycles of boom and bust. After a faltering recovery from the Great Recession (2008-2012), industry forecasts from Glenigan and the Construction Products Association suggest little growth in ...

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How to build the foundations for success in a disrupted construction market HOW TO BUILD THE FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS IN A DISRUPTED CONSTRUCTION MARKET

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Feb 20, 2019

The huge pressure on businesses to deliver high quality projects on time and at lower cost can only be met by moving to more integrated and agile business processes. IFS’s predictions for the ECI industry outline how to build the foundations fo...

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How to Control Informal Work Packages with the Last Planner System HOW TO CONTROL INFORMAL WORK PACKAGES WITH THE LAST PLANNER SYSTEM

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Feb 20, 2019

Recent research in Brazil identified that informal packages are executed frequently on construction sites, the exploratory studies estimate that about 30% to 35% of the tasks realized during the week were not planned and this percentage may have been...

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Top 5 - Best Drones in 2019 TOP 5 - BEST DRONES IN 2019

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Feb 20, 2019

We have just laid out the best five drones on the market right now. In 5th place, we have the Tello Quadcopter, which is the best drone under 100. While it may be one of the cheaper options available, it does offer quite a few nice features. In 4th p...

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Celebrating Engineers that move humanity forward CELEBRATING ENGINEERS THAT MOVE HUMANITY FORWARD

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Feb 19, 2019

In honor of Black History Month, Let's take a look at four famous African American engineers and their profound contributions from locomotives to the Space Shuttle.

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Why your Construction Business could fail unless you disrupt your market WHY YOUR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS COULD FAIL UNLESS YOU DISRUPT YOUR MARKET

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Feb 18, 2019

Even large contractors are typically one failed project or market dip away from insolvency. Masonry contractors like New York City’s Navillus can after a decline in revenues find themselves entering and then emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy....

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Point to remember for Civil Site Engineer POINT TO REMEMBER FOR CIVIL SITE ENGINEER

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Feb 17, 2019

In This video, I will show:- What are things you should if you are fresher or site Engineer, What are the basic topics you should know if you are going for interviews or for site work, What are the main points you have to remember if you are site civ...

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World Records For Construction Speed! China, USA, Russia WORLD RECORDS FOR CONSTRUCTION SPEED! CHINA, USA, RUSSIA

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Feb 15, 2019

We present you a selection of world records for construction. Records compiled by us, and not the book of records Guinness. In record time, mostly Chinese are building. The Chinese are very hardworking and use the most modern technology for the const...

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Top 50 construction influencers TOP 50 CONSTRUCTION INFLUENCERS

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Feb 15, 2019

Construction is in the midst of a transformation, and these 50 influencers are the ones determining where it’s headed. They shape trends and the overall pulse of the industry; they’re responsible for designing, building, and manufacturing...

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What is the next evolution of Process Robotics? WHAT IS THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF PROCESS ROBOTICS?

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Feb 15, 2019

The use of software-based robotics and automation to carry out common tasks that make up the plethora of business processes is what we’ve been doing in one form or another at Redwood for 25 years. But the nature of RPA is not one that is static...

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The Magic of STEM Minds THE MAGIC OF STEM MINDS

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Feb 14, 2019

On February 6th, 2019, World Champion Magician Jason Latimer performed the Grand Prize Show of the Impossible Science Student Challenge live in Toronto. The challenge was hosted on engineering.com's idea sharing platform.

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Wall-Funding Scramble Keeps Trump Construction Promise in Question WALL-FUNDING SCRAMBLE KEEPS TRUMP CONSTRUCTION PROMISE IN QUESTION

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Feb 13, 2019

The Wall Street Journal reports that President Trump is likely to sign the border-security deal lawmakers reached this week that would keep the government open past Friday, according to people familiar with his plans, marking a potential concession b...

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Futureproof Your Small Business: Use Chatbots for Construction Automation FUTUREPROOF YOUR SMALL BUSINESS: USE CHATBOTS FOR CONSTRUCTION AUTOMATION

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Feb 13, 2019

The future is definitely digital. If your small construction business is doing things manually, you’re already a dinosaur. In a Software Advice construction industry trends survey, we found that most firms wanted to leverage technology for auto...

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The 3 Parts of a Perfect Construction Subcontractor Management Plan THE 3 PARTS OF A PERFECT CONSTRUCTION SUBCONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT PLAN

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Feb 13, 2019

In 1995, a Massachusetts woman returned home to find that all of her furniture was covered with dust. Only it wasn’t dust: it was asbestos. What happened? She hired a contractor to place a new floor over her old floor. But that contractor then ...

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The 7 Top Software Engineering Trends 2019 THE 7 TOP SOFTWARE ENGINEERING TRENDS 2019

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Feb 08, 2019

The need for software developers is reaching a new high. Demand for skillful software developers have increased and many developers with trending technology skills have seen open doors. With companies getting on board with the new tech trends, talent...

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Construction buyers report slow start to 2019 CONSTRUCTION BUYERS REPORT SLOW START TO 2019

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Feb 07, 2019

The latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Total Activity Index dropped to 50.6 in January, from 52.8 in December. Residential work was the strongest performing area, although the latest expansion was only modest and the slowest seen since March 2018...

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Next-Generation Engineering Education in the Aerospace Capital of the World NEXT-GENERATION ENGINEERING EDUCATION IN THE AEROSPACE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

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Feb 07, 2019

Since World War II, Wichita, Kansas has been the North American capital of aerospace engineering and manufacturing, home to dozens of aircraft OEM and suppliers. Wichita State University has recently launched the Innovation Campus, a cutting-edge pro...

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Construction Starts in the Biggest Cities in the U.S. and Canada in 2018 CONSTRUCTION STARTS IN THE BIGGEST CITIES IN THE U.S. AND CANADA IN 2018

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Feb 07, 2019

In the U.S., there are 51 metropolitan statistical areas with populations of 1 million or more each.  The 2017 and 2018 values of construction start in those 51 cities are set out in accompanying Tables 1 and 2. Table 1 ranks the cities accordin...

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Ensuring Construction Worker Safety in Extreme Cold ENSURING CONSTRUCTION WORKER SAFETY IN EXTREME COLD

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Feb 06, 2019

In light of last week’s polar vortex in the US, worker safety concerns have come to the forefront. In the construction industry, where deadlines are strict and the demand is high, extreme weather conditions may not phase some project managers. ...

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Construction careers: Earning a degree vs. completing an apprenticeship CONSTRUCTION CAREERS: EARNING A DEGREE VS. COMPLETING AN APPRENTICESHIP

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Feb 05, 2019

With the skilled labor shortage, it’s never been a better or more lucrative time to take up a trade. Many people exploring a career in construction now find themselves conflicted between earning a college degree or entering an apprenticeship. E...

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10 Most Insane Secret Military Robots 10 MOST INSANE SECRET MILITARY ROBOTS

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Feb 05, 2019

It's quite possible that in the future, wars will not be fought by men, but instead fought entirely by machines. There are currently several types of military robots that are currently in use with more being added to the arsenal every day. If you...

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Ensure ROI from your AI Investments with Cognitive IQ Bot for Procure-to-Pay Automation ENSURE ROI FROM YOUR AI INVESTMENTS WITH COGNITIVE IQ BOT FOR PROCURE-TO-PAY AUTOMATION

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Feb 04, 2019

AP departments rarely have enough resources and are pressed to do more with less. This is especially challenging since the flow of incoming invoices decreases processing efficiency, measured by the number of invoices per FTE (full-time equivalent), w...

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Digital disruption in the construction industry DIGITAL DISRUPTION IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Feb 02, 2019

Technology is disrupting the construction industry in big ways. A recent Teletrac Navman benchmark report indicates construction companies around the world are heavily recruiting new talent despite listing payroll as their largest expense. On a globa...

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U.S. Construction Spending Increased 0.8% in November 2018 U.S. CONSTRUCTION SPENDING INCREASED 0.8% IN NOVEMBER 2018

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Feb 01, 2019

After being delayed a month due to the recent government shutdown, the U.S. Census Bureau just released the latest construction spending numbers for November 2018. Construction spending rose 0.8% in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1...

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How Are Robots Improving Business? HOW ARE ROBOTS IMPROVING BUSINESS?

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Jan 31, 2019

Modern robots are far more capable than their early predecessors. They’ve moved beyond the production line, transcending factories to see widespread use in restaurants, hotels, offices, retail outlets, and other workspaces. Today’s techno...

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Top-Recommended PlanGrid Competitors for Construction Management TOP-RECOMMENDED PLANGRID COMPETITORS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

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Jan 31, 2019

The vast differences in software functionality and pricing make it tough for small construction businesses to select the right software. When purchasing construction management software, failing to ask the right questions about functionality, pricing...

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A Bot for Your ChatBot? A BOT FOR YOUR CHATBOT?

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Jan 31, 2019

Robotic Processing Automation (RPA) and bots help humans work smarter, faster, and more efficiently. But what if bots could help chatbots become more useful as well? We use digital assistants for many of our daily tasks like checking the weather, spo...

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Momentum grows for international regulation of robots MOMENTUM GROWS FOR INTERNATIONAL REGULATION OF ROBOTS

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Jan 31, 2019

New guidelines on AI and data protection published this week state that protection of human rights should be an essential prerequisite when developing or adopting AI applications, in particular when they are used in decision-making processes. AI deve...

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Changing Expectations The Challenges in Downstream Oil & Gas and how Measurement Solutions Address them CHANGING EXPECTATIONS THE CHALLENGES IN DOWNSTREAM OIL & GAS AND HOW MEASUREMENT SOLUTIONS ADDRESS THEM

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Jan 31, 2019

Downstream oil & gas companies know the value of hard work and persistence. For years, the industry has faced changes with dedication and conviction. You expect that of yourself. You expect that of your people. Now, the industry expects even more fro...

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Commercial Construction Trends: Three Headlines That Won’t Die In 2019 COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION TRENDS: THREE HEADLINES THAT WON’T DIE IN 2019

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Jan 30, 2019

After nearly 10 years of publishing Hard Hat Chat more to come on our blog’s 10th anniversary later this year, we know there’s never a shortage of fresh topics and trends to discuss in the commercial construction industry. At the same tim...

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MIT Robot Learns How to Play Jenga MIT ROBOT LEARNS HOW TO PLAY JENGA

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Jan 30, 2019

Using machine-learning and sensory hardware, Alberto Rodriguez, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and members of MIT's MCube lab have developed a robot that is learning how to play the game Jenga. The technology could be used in robo...

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Sophia, the Robotic Citizen of Saudi Arabia SOPHIA, THE ROBOTIC CITIZEN OF SAUDI ARABIA

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Jan 30, 2019

Hanson Robotics, the people who presented the world with the human-like robot Sophia have added a new member to their family. She's called Little Sophia, and is a 14-inch robot meant to get kids hyped on STEM, coding and AI.

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How ROS Industrial is Making Machines and Robots Talk to Each Other HOW ROS INDUSTRIAL IS MAKING MACHINES AND ROBOTS TALK TO EACH OTHER

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Jan 30, 2019

We spoke with Matt Robinson, Program Manager at ROS Industrial Consortium Americas, about a project they did with several industry and research partners including MTConnect in order to develop machine-to-machine communication in a robotic work cell.

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12 Best Construction Project Management Software Solutions in 2019 12 BEST CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS IN 2019

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Jan 30, 2019

New construction technology has been disrupting the construction industry for some time now, so it makes sense the industry would want to leverage the benefits of tools. Project management software breaks down the complexity of a project via smaller ...

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Engineering Students Make a Splash with Unique Pirate Ship Robot ENGINEERING STUDENTS MAKE A SPLASH WITH UNIQUE PIRATE SHIP ROBOT

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Jan 30, 2019

For a mechatronics class, Skyler Iafrate 19, a mechanical engineering major, had to build a robot that could follow a task and interact with sensors. Although he and his group didn’t initially set out to build a pirate ship, they were soon hook...

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Are Human Robots the Future of Construction? ARE HUMAN ROBOTS THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION?

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Jan 30, 2019

Autonomous vehicles, bricklaying robots human robots? Ok, so it's not exactly a human robot, but it is forward thinking the technology that uses robotics tag-teaming with a human worker to improve productivity and reduce worker fatigue. That'...

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Engineers Program Marine Robots To Take Calculated Risks ENGINEERS PROGRAM MARINE ROBOTS TO TAKE CALCULATED RISKS

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Jan 30, 2019

We know far less about the Earth’s oceans than we do about the surface of the moon or Mars. The sea floor is carved with expansive canyons, towering seamounts, deep trenches, and sheer cliffs, most of which are considered too dangerous or inacc...

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Top 5 robotics startups to keep your eye on in 2019 TOP 5 ROBOTICS STARTUPS TO KEEP YOUR EYE ON IN 2019

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Jan 30, 2019

Right from the moment artificial intelligence got off the ground, robotics startups were making significant strides in the tech industry. Now, robots are more than just about assembling parts and handling mundane tasks. Technological advancements in ...

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Extra Considerations to Make When Designing a High Rise Building EXTRA CONSIDERATIONS TO MAKE WHEN DESIGNING A HIGH RISE BUILDING

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Jan 29, 2019

High rise buildings are increasingly common because of the demand for high-density development. They allow people to live and work in close proximity to amenities. However, there are extra considerations to make when designing a high rise building th...

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The Construction Innovation Needed to Solve America’s Infrastructure Crisis THE CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION NEEDED TO SOLVE AMERICA’S INFRASTRUCTURE CRISIS

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Jan 29, 2019

One way the DOT can streamline the success of its program is by onboarding–and utilizing–technology faster. Here, we take a closer look at how various new-age construction technologies can help the DOT achieve infrastructure safety, acces...

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8 low-cost ways to make your onsite crew feel appreciated 8 LOW-COST WAYS TO MAKE YOUR ONSITE CREW FEEL APPRECIATED

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Jan 29, 2019

With the labor shortage and steep competition for quality tradespeople, it’s more crucial than ever for contractors to build lasting bonds with their onsite crew. Thankfully, one of the best ways to foster long-term loyalty is through simple ac...

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How Can Drones Help to Reduce Car Crashes? HOW CAN DRONES HELP TO REDUCE CAR CRASHES?

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Jan 29, 2019

A team of engineers at Purdue University is developing drone technology that can assess crash sites much more quickly. This traffic slowdown or stoppage is one of the most vulnerable times for secondary accidents, which often can be worse than an ori...

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The Anatomy of Building Smarter Roads THE ANATOMY OF BUILDING SMARTER ROADS

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Jan 29, 2019

With constantly growing traffic and rapid technological advancements, the vision of building smarter roads is becoming more and more realistic. Futuristic infrastructure is a promising solution to the problem of congestion and pollution related to ca...

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Ancient civilizations fascination with AI, robots, and synthetic life ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS FASCINATION WITH AI, ROBOTS, AND SYNTHETIC LIFE

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Jan 29, 2019

Stanford folklorist and science historian Adrienne Mayor has a fascinating-sounding new book out, titled Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology. It's a survey of how ancient Greeks, Romans, Indian, and Chinese myths im...

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Valet Parking Robot - Stanley Robotics Valet Parking VALET PARKING ROBOT - STANLEY ROBOTICS VALET PARKING

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Jan 29, 2019

Would you let a robot park your car? Soon at London's Gatwick Airport, that will be a possibility. It's already happening in Germany. An intelligent management software coordinates all of the robots. It also ensures a more pragmatic use of sp...

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Top 2019 SEO Trends For Engineering Websites TOP 2019 SEO TRENDS FOR ENGINEERING WEBSITES

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Jan 28, 2019

Are you an engineer looking to top the Google rankings in 2019? In this video Joe Doohan the Wurkhouse SEO specialist shows you the key areas for ranking to focus on for ranking and engineering website.

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How one engineer transformed five shipping containers into a water treatment plant HOW ONE ENGINEER TRANSFORMED FIVE SHIPPING CONTAINERS INTO A WATER TREATMENT PLANT

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Jan 28, 2019

Building a water treatment plant for one of Australia’s most remote communities poses a unique set of challenges. But this innovative engineer thought inside the box. Borroloola, a remote town on the Gulf of Carpentaria in the Northern Territor...

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Russia RUSSIA'S ROBOT TANK IS TERRIBLE, BUT ITS MILITARY IS ADOPTING IT ANYWAY

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Jan 26, 2019

It's official: the Russian military has adopted the Uran-9 unmanned ground vehicle developed by weapons manufacturer Kalashnikov Concern despite a reportedly dismal performance during combat testing in Syria, Russian state media reported on Thurs...

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How is the Next Generation of Engineers Tackling Autonomous Driving? HOW IS THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENGINEERS TACKLING AUTONOMOUS DRIVING?

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Jan 25, 2019

SAE and General Motors have been running a three-year AutoDrive Challenge that aims to put the future of fully autonomous passenger vehicles in the hands of engineering students. Future innovations often require fresh minds at the helm. The three-yea...

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Cranes Behaving Badly: Hackers Can Easily Take Control of Construction Cranes CRANES BEHAVING BADLY: HACKERS CAN EASILY TAKE CONTROL OF CONSTRUCTION CRANES

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Jan 25, 2019

Early last week, cybersecurity firm Trend Micro released a report based on a two-year research project exploiting vulnerabilities they found in radio frequency (RF) remote controllers used to operate construction equipment like cranes and excavators....

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How Rwanda Built A Drone Delivery Service HOW RWANDA BUILT A DRONE DELIVERY SERVICE

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Jan 25, 2019

One of the world’s first drone delivery services is all the way in rural Rwanda, where 27-year-old Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana earns a living by launching and retrieving self-flying planes. Nizeyimana was drawn to not only the technology of his emp...

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How Do Robots Dismantle Bombs? HOW DO ROBOTS DISMANTLE BOMBS?

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Jan 25, 2019

Science In The Extremes ventures to the ends of the earth to bring you pioneering research and innovations that are advancing our civilization and broadening our understanding of the universe. Follow intrepid researchers as they plunge into the deepe...

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5 Common Mistakes Implementing and Using a Digital Last Planner System and How to Avoid Them 5 COMMON MISTAKES IMPLEMENTING AND USING A DIGITAL LAST PLANNER SYSTEM AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

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Jan 24, 2019

The Last Planner System is a process used to develop a collaborative production planning that is based on the team experience in order to achieve efficient and effective design and construction processes. A digitized system and its visualization have...

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Specialist contractor Aarsleff expands its ground engineering operations SPECIALIST CONTRACTOR AARSLEFF EXPANDS ITS GROUND ENGINEERING OPERATIONS

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Jan 24, 2019

Aarsleff Ground Engineering has expanded its portfolio of specialist retaining wall solutions to now offer VDW, Secant and Contiguous pile walls. The expansion into new techniques, alongside the investment of a new rig, will allow the company to take...

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5 safety considerations for your construction site in winter 5 SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS FOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION SITE IN WINTER

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Jan 24, 2019

Construction sites can be hazardous places at the best of times, but when the temperature plummets and ice and snow become issues, work gets even riskier. Fortunately, it is possible to reduce this level of risk by providing your staff with the right...

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2019 predictions from construction industry leaders 2019 PREDICTIONS FROM CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY LEADERS

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Jan 24, 2019

What can you expect for the construction industry in 2019? To find out, we asked some of the experts at top general contractors and subcontractors to make their best predictions for the year to come. These are the top four predictions we gathered, pl...

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Amazon launches autonomous Scout delivery robot AMAZON LAUNCHES AUTONOMOUS SCOUT DELIVERY ROBOT

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Jan 24, 2019

Amazon has launched an autonomous delivery robot called Amazon Scout and will begin testing the device near its headquarters in Seattle. Six of the Amazon Scout robots will be delivering goods to Amazon shoppers in Snohomish County in Washington over...

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Simcenter solutions for Aerospace Performance Engineering SIMCENTER SOLUTIONS FOR AEROSPACE PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING

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Jan 24, 2019

Aircraft and new aircraft concepts have become incredibly complex structures and systems. Effectively engineering the overall aircraft performance and at the same time delivering the aircraft in time has become ever more challenging. Developing compl...

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Robots readied to enter nuclear no-go zones ROBOTS READIED TO ENTER NUCLEAR NO-GO ZONES

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Jan 24, 2019

Robust, intelligent robots that react to their surroundings are being developed to work in situations that are too dangerous for humans, such as cleaning up Europe’s decades-old radioactive waste or helping during a nuclear emergency. When Japa...

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Top Robotic Technologies of 2018 TOP ROBOTIC TECHNOLOGIES OF 2018

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Jan 23, 2019

The editors of Science Robotics have chosen the most exciting robotic technologies for the last year. We identify 10 exciting robotics developments and technologies, ranging from original research that may change the future of robotics to commercial ...

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Drones Shown To Make Traffic Crash Site Assessments Safer, Faster And More Accurate DRONES SHOWN TO MAKE TRAFFIC CRASH SITE ASSESSMENTS SAFER, FASTER AND MORE ACCURATE

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Jan 23, 2019

Idling in a long highway line of slowed or stopped traffic on a busy highway can be more than an inconvenience for drivers and highway safety officers. It is one of the most vulnerable times for secondary accidents, which often can be worse than an o...

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The U.S. Navy Wants Robotic Warships THE U.S. NAVY WANTS ROBOTIC WARSHIPS

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Jan 23, 2019

The U.S. Navy is considering developing robotic warships. Cheaper to build than today ship's and expendable, the unmanned vessels could help the Navy quickly to grow - and could allow the fleet to develop new tactics for battling a high-tech foe....

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OhmniLabs Uses Robots to Make Telepresence a Reality OHMNILABS USES ROBOTS TO MAKE TELEPRESENCE A REALITY

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Jan 22, 2019

Although video chat has been a key form of long-distance communication for many years, it can be cumbersome and feel artificial. OhmniLabs uses robots to transform simple video chat into telepresence, a more natural and immersive form of communicatio...

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Australia’s water security issues require engineering interventions AUSTRALIA’S WATER SECURITY ISSUES REQUIRE ENGINEERING INTERVENTIONS

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Jan 22, 2019

Last year, South Africa faced the prospect of one of its largest cities, Cape Town, running out of the water. Australia is in the grip of one of the most crippling droughts in recent history. As Australia’s population hits 25 million, there is ...

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Intelligent Automation - Putting Content into Context INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION - PUTTING CONTENT INTO CONTEXT

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Jan 21, 2019

Traditional ECM solutions no longer meet business needs when it comes to managing and extracting value from rapidly increasing sources and volumes of information. A new generation of content services extend the strengths of ECM deeper into the lead a...

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How cutting-edge robotics technology can be advantageous to manufacturing industry? HOW CUTTING-EDGE ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY CAN BE ADVANTAGEOUS TO MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY?

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Jan 21, 2019

In the case of Attl A Spol, a company producing stainless steel tubes for a Volkswagen supplier, automated robots allowed them to perform monotonous manual labor with heightened precision and 20 hours a day, 6 days a week without any required downtim...

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Collaborative robotics for testing at Airbus Helicopters COLLABORATIVE ROBOTICS FOR TESTING AT AIRBUS HELICOPTERS

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Jan 21, 2019

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space, and related services. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. This video showcases Automation of testing phases on helicopters avionics sup...

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Essential Cost Estimating Construction Management Features ESSENTIAL COST ESTIMATING CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FEATURES

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Jan 18, 2019

Securing a construction contract usually depends on the accuracy of your cost estimation report that you submit along with your bid proposal. A simple clerical mistake or oversight can result in huge losses and forgoing of contracts to the tune of mi...

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How Accurate Budgeting With Construction Software Can Boost Profits HOW ACCURATE BUDGETING WITH CONSTRUCTION SOFTWARE CAN BOOST PROFITS

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Jan 18, 2019

Here’s a sobering fact: Only the top 19 percent of contractors and subcontractors set specific overhead, profit and sales targets for the year, and then track their progress monthly. That means 4 out of 5 contractors are just winging it. How on...

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State of the Construction Labor Market: What Firms Need To Know STATE OF THE CONSTRUCTION LABOR MARKET: WHAT FIRMS NEED TO KNOW

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Jan 18, 2019

The construction industry is in a weird place right now: Spending on construction projects has surpassed a trillion dollars in recent years, and the construction software market is expected to reach $1.8 billion in 2022. Yet, despite these statistics...

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Construction forecasters bet on delayed soft Brexit CONSTRUCTION FORECASTERS BET ON DELAYED SOFT BREXIT

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Jan 18, 2019

Forecasters predict construction will just avoid an output decline this year if a soft Brexit is finally delivered. But economists for Experian warn that their forecast of sluggish growth would have to be ripped up if the UK crashes out of the Europe...

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Top general contractors on the challenges facing the construction industry TOP GENERAL CONTRACTORS ON THE CHALLENGES FACING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Jan 18, 2019

The construction industry is continuing to grow and evolve. According to the 2019 Dodge Construction Outlook, total construction starts will rise to $808.3 billion, up from $806.8 billion in 2018. At the same time, it’s in the midst of increase...

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Getting an AI bot to work for your Airport GETTING AN AI BOT TO WORK FOR YOUR AIRPORT

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Jan 18, 2019

There are a wide variety of current use cases for AI technologies: self-driving cars; automated stock trading; medical scan analysis and diagnosis; explosive charge planning in mining; crop planning and management. One of the most widely adopted and ...

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6 Reasons Why Construction Companies Fail 6 REASONS WHY CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES FAIL

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Jan 18, 2019

Running a successful construction company isn’t easy. The industry is full of risks can challenges that can lead to failure. According to data from BizMiner, of the 1,021,350 building, heavy/highway, and specialty trade contractors operating in...

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Why a Pre-Engineered Cell Could be the Better Buy WHY A PRE-ENGINEERED CELL COULD BE THE BETTER BUY

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Jan 18, 2019

We spoke with Zane Michael at Yaskawa Motoman to learn about the costs and capabilities of three robotic product offerings. For manufacturing professionals seeking to procure flexible automation for tasks such as automated assembly, deburring, or wel...

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Essential Construction Management Features for General Contractors ESSENTIAL CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FEATURES FOR GENERAL CONTRACTORS

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Jan 17, 2019

Choosing the right construction management tool can be daunting because of the sheer number of features and applications offered in these tools. The industry you serve matters as well. For example, the ideal software for specialty contractors fishing...

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How technology is attracting new preconstruction talent HOW TECHNOLOGY IS ATTRACTING NEW PRECONSTRUCTION TALENT

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Jan 17, 2019

With an aging workforce and shortage of new labor entering the industry, contractors find themselves in a stiff competition for the best and the brightest new employees. In 2018 - and for the third consecutive year - the #1 concern among contractors ...

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20 Major Upcoming Library and Museum Construction Projects 20 MAJOR UPCOMING LIBRARY AND MUSEUM CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

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Jan 17, 2019

The accompanying tables show 20 of the largest upcoming library and museum construction projects in the U.S. They are all in the planning stage and are mainly new projects, but may also involve additions and/or alterations. Shopping centers, hotels, ...

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Engineering Students Reflect on Building Small Car Powered by a Chemical Reaction ENGINEERING STUDENTS REFLECT ON BUILDING SMALL CAR POWERED BY A CHEMICAL REACTION

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Jan 17, 2019

The days stretched into nights as the 10 engineering students discovered a deep-rooted electrical inefficiency in the battery of the small car they’d designed and were building for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) annual Che...

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This Robot Skeleton is Helping Scientists Learn How Prehistoric Animals Moved THIS ROBOT SKELETON IS HELPING SCIENTISTS LEARN HOW PREHISTORIC ANIMALS MOVED

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Jan 17, 2019

A robot mimicking a prehistoric fossil suggests the ancestors of reptiles, birds, and mammals might have walked more efficiently on land than previously thought. Nowadays, the most widespread tetrapods, or four-limbed animals, are the amniotes - crea...

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Top Ten retail benefits of robotic process automation TOP TEN RETAIL BENEFITS OF ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION

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Jan 17, 2019

E-commerce has grown significantly over the last five years. Given that digital retail now accounts for more than 18% of retail sales in Europe, it’s no surprise that many brick-and-mortar retail stores struggle to keep up with the everchanging...

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The New Expectation Using Measurement Solutions to Address Challenges in Midstream Oil & Gas THE NEW EXPECTATION USING MEASUREMENT SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS CHALLENGES IN MIDSTREAM OIL & GAS

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Jan 17, 2019

Midstream oil & gas companies know the value of hard work and persistence. For years, the industry has faced changes with dedication and conviction. You expect that of yourself. You expect that of your people. Now, the industry expects even more from...

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Building Value: A pathway to circular construction finance BUILDING VALUE: A PATHWAY TO CIRCULAR CONSTRUCTION FINANCE

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Jan 16, 2019

The transition to a Circular Economy requires innovative business models that stimulate the optimized use of repairable products, reusable components, and recycling of materials. A Community of Practice (CoP) was established in which experts from dif...

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This Robot Dog Teaches Itself New Tricks THIS ROBOT DOG TEACHES ITSELF NEW TRICKS

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Jan 16, 2019

According to a paper today in Science Robotics, an international team of engineers created a way for legged robots - inspired by and physically similar to quadrupedal canines - to use machine learning techniques to learn better ways to move around an...

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Mind These 9 Finance & Accounting Gaps with Robotic Process Automation MIND THESE 9 FINANCE & ACCOUNTING GAPS WITH ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION

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Jan 16, 2019

Did you know 50-90% of financial processes can be automated by capture and workflow automation software? If you are still searching, transferring, copying, pasting, sorting and filing information, chances are you are mired in paper and manual process...

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UK, Other European Space Agencies Test Mars Robot Technologies In Morocco UK, OTHER EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCIES TEST MARS ROBOT TECHNOLOGIES IN MOROCCO

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Jan 15, 2019

As far as we know, Mars is the only planet populated entirely by robots! Due to the time taken for commands to travel to Mars (eight minutes each way), hand guided robots are limited to traveling only a few dozen meters a day. New software developed ...

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Top-Recommended Procore Competitors for Construction Management TOP-RECOMMENDED PROCORE COMPETITORS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

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Jan 14, 2019

Finding the right construction management software can raise a lot of questions: Do you need a solution that helps only with construction project management, or do you need cost estimation features as well? Should the construction software you buy al...

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The most in-demand preconstruction jobs - and how much they pay THE MOST IN-DEMAND PRECONSTRUCTION JOBS - AND HOW MUCH THEY PAY

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Jan 14, 2019

It’s no secret that the construction job market is booming. Hiring surged in 2018 with 38,000 new construction jobs created in December alone, and 2019 is expected to be another strong year for job creation. If you’re considering a new ca...

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Top 5 construction equipment trends of 2018 TOP 5 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT TRENDS OF 2018

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Jan 14, 2019

Telematics, data analytics, digitization, electromobility, autonomy, and simulation-based training – these are some of the buzzwords that have been capturing the imagination of construction equipment manufacturers and customers alike in recent ...

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Use a Bot to Get Organized and Work Smarter USE A BOT TO GET ORGANIZED AND WORK SMARTER

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Jan 14, 2019

Did you know that January 14th is National Clean Off Your Desk Day? It’s a day to take time to clear your desk and start the new year off with an uncluttered, clean, and organized workspace. But what to do with the stacks of paper and overflowi...

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The Future of Collaborative Robots THE FUTURE OF COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS

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Jan 14, 2019

The nascent collaborative robot market grew by more than 60% in 2018, according to a recent research report by Interact Analysis. The industry was worth less than $400 million in 2017 but grew to nearly $600 million in 2018, said the research firm. S...

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LEGO Engineers of the Future celebrated at Parliament LEGO ENGINEERS OF THE FUTURE CELEBRATED AT PARLIAMENT

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Jan 14, 2019

Last year LEGO Education joined forces with the government’s Year of Engineering campaign and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to give more children around the country the opportunity to meet engineering role-models and to ta...

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This is STEM Robotics THIS IS STEM ROBOTICS

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Jan 14, 2019

This video is to showcase for our Vex Robotics teams. Robotics plays a large role in our school culture and pride. Robotics is full of competitions and the build-up to them so, we tried to capture the essence of those moments. The main ideas that gui...

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Ahold Delhaize Orders Up Nearly 500 Floor Roaming Robots AHOLD DELHAIZE ORDERS UP NEARLY 500 FLOOR ROAMING ROBOTS

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Jan 14, 2019

Dubbed Marty, the Badger Technologies robot has been in tests at GIANT locations where, according to the press release, the robots were easily recognized by customers in stores by their friendly appearance where they were tested and used to identify ...

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Mobile Industrial Robots Automate Internal Logistics and Material Handling MOBILE INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS AUTOMATE INTERNAL LOGISTICS AND MATERIAL HANDLING

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Jan 14, 2019

Mobile robots and autonomous vehicles are a growing segment, finding applications in supply chain, logistics, and manufacturing. We took the opportunity to sit down with Mobile Industrial Robots at IMTS 2018 to take a look at their latest line of mob...

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Artificial Intelligence identifies international construction projects ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IDENTIFIES INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

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Jan 13, 2019

Every day many companies in the construction industry are looking for relevant construction projects with high personal and time expense. They are manually searching in newspapers, magazines, and blogs for the right project. This is not innovative, a...

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Creating a better Jamaica through robotics and coding CREATING A BETTER JAMAICA THROUGH ROBOTICS AND CODING

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Jan 13, 2019

Marvin Hall has talked the talk and is now walking the walk in an effort at giving Jamaican children an opportunity to be on a level playing field as their counterparts in other more developed countries, and in the process, he has pioneered a new and...

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Ukraine is Developing Remote-Control Killer Robots to Wage War in Eastern Ukraine UKRAINE IS DEVELOPING REMOTE-CONTROL KILLER ROBOTS TO WAGE WAR IN EASTERN UKRAINE

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Jan 13, 2019

For several years, Ukrainian troops have been locked in a frozen conflict with Russian-backed separatists for control of the Donbas region in Eastern Ukraine. The maneuver warfare and urban/airport siege phase of the conflict ended in 2015. Now the o...

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5 Commercial Construction Trends to Watch in 2019 5 COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

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Jan 11, 2019

All in all, 2018 was a good year for the commercial construction industry. Construction spending was up and there were 280,000 jobs added last year. The latest report on workplace fatalities with data from 2017 shows that construction worker deaths d...

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Top 10 Reasons To Learn RPA. Why You Should Learn RPA? TOP 10 REASONS TO LEARN RPA. WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN RPA?

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Jan 11, 2019

Intellipaat's Top 10 reasons to learn RPA video will help you enough to understand why you should go for RPA. Following are the reasons that we have covered in this video: Popularity and High Salary, Time Saving and Automation, Easy to Learn, Enh...

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Samsung is getting into robotics SAMSUNG IS GETTING INTO ROBOTICS

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Jan 11, 2019

A funny thing happened at Samsung’s CES press conference. After the PC news, 8K TVs and Bixby-sporting washing machines, the company announced one more thing, handing over a few brief moments to announce a robotics division, three new consumer ...

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Self-Driving Tesla And AI Robot Collide And Cause Accident SELF-DRIVING TESLA AND AI ROBOT COLLIDE AND CAUSE ACCIDENT

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Jan 11, 2019

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for this year showcased a number of unusual products, from a prototype drone taxi to Hyundai’s walking car. However, one of the most irregular events associated with the show was the apparent maiming of a rob...

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5 Considerations When Choosing an RPA Solution 5 CONSIDERATIONS WHEN CHOOSING AN RPA SOLUTION

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Jan 10, 2019

As the market for RPA solutions continues to grow and evolve at a hyperbolic rate, several themes emerge. We’ve included 5 simple ones here, of relevance to all customers whether initially embarking upon the enterprise automation journey, or sc...

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6 Real World Use Cases for Robotic Process Automation in Healthcare 6 REAL WORLD USE CASES FOR ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION IN HEALTHCARE

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Jan 10, 2019

We’ve discussed several use cases and implementation tips for finance, insurance, law, utilities and mining. Let’s turn our attention towards the healthcare industry: many manual processes here are simple, rule-based and high volume - pre...

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Manufacturing Performance: Automotive and A&D Gaining Momentum with Analytics MANUFACTURING PERFORMANCE: AUTOMOTIVE AND A&D GAINING MOMENTUM WITH ANALYTICS

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Jan 10, 2019

As the scope of data grows, manufacturers are shifting from metrics to analytics, and from manual data management to automated workflows and analyses. This shift has increased the insight and value that data can provide for the automotive and aerospa...

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Driving the Value of Data with Smart Manufacturing DRIVING THE VALUE OF DATA WITH SMART MANUFACTURING

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Jan 10, 2019

How do we make things better, cheaper, & faster? Since the industrial revolution first introduced the world to the concept of machine based production and automation, industrial manufacturing has been asking itself the same question: how do we make t...

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How a Construction Communication Plan Can Help You Win Bids HOW A CONSTRUCTION COMMUNICATION PLAN CAN HELP YOU WIN BIDS

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Jan 09, 2019

Sometimes the simplest communication mistakes lead to catastrophic consequences. Take the Mars Climate Orbiter, which NASA sunk more than $300 million into by the time it launched in the late 1990s. The spacecraft entered the Martian atmosphere too l...

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Industry leaders on what it’s like being a woman in construction INDUSTRY LEADERS ON WHAT IT’S LIKE BEING A WOMAN IN CONSTRUCTION

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Jan 09, 2019

As of December 2016, approximately 939,000 women were working in construction in the United States. That’s only 9.1 percent of the construction workforce. As an industry, we still have a long way to go, but organizations and initiatives like th...

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15 Best Cities for STEM Careers and Quality of Life 15 BEST CITIES FOR STEM CAREERS AND QUALITY OF LIFE

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Jan 09, 2019

It’s a good time to work in STEM field-many companies are hungry for engineers, developers, and mathematicians. But not every metro area is a good one for STEM careers; for example, many have lots of job opportunities, but a stratospheric cost ...

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Succeeding as a woman in biomedical engineering SUCCEEDING AS A WOMAN IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

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Jan 09, 2019

As a scientist and a professor, my typical day is focused on teaching the younger generation of engineering students and expanding on my own research. I teach both undergraduate and graduate students in bioengineering as well as guide the students at...

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Make technology and innovation core construction competencies MAKE TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION CORE CONSTRUCTION COMPETENCIES

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Jan 08, 2019

Find out why the construction industry needs to view digital strategy and innovation as core competencies. Companies that are able to evaluate, adopt, and deploy technology are going to differentiate themselves as breakout leaders.

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6 Women in Hawai‘i with Careers in STEM Share Their Stories 6 WOMEN IN HAWAI‘I WITH CAREERS IN STEM SHARE THEIR STORIES

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Jan 08, 2019

Hawai‘i’s volcanic origin and isolation in the middle of the largest ocean on Earth naturally lend itself to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM-from ocean depths to outer space and everything in between....

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STEM Instruction: How Much There Is and Who Gets It STEM INSTRUCTION: HOW MUCH THERE IS AND WHO GETS IT

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Jan 08, 2019

Despite a push for greater STEM instruction, students and teachers continue to experience inequitable access to STEM-related classes and resources, according to a new survey of 1,200 schools and 7,600 teachers. This nationally representative study is...

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4 Key Design Elements For A Flourishing Financial Building 4 KEY DESIGN ELEMENTS FOR A FLOURISHING FINANCIAL BUILDING

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Jan 07, 2019

In financial districts all across the globe, successful companies symbolize their status at the top of the game in steel and glass. But what goes into the design of these famous buildings, and how can businesses harness this in their own building pro...

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How Brick & Mortar Ventures knew BuildingConnected would change the construction industry HOW BRICK & MORTAR VENTURES KNEW BUILDINGCONNECTED WOULD CHANGE THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Jan 07, 2019

See why Brick & Mortar Ventures believed in BuildingConnected's vision to connect everyone in construction and drive the industry forward. Now, contractors can improve their ability to win work and make the best decisions possible.

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Conveyor Tracking with Multiple Robots CONVEYOR TRACKING WITH MULTIPLE ROBOTS

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Jan 07, 2019

Boost packaging productivity with the KUKA. PickControl robot software - the easy way to coordinate and control multiple robots for pick and place applications. Specially developed for the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market segment.

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Shortage occupations in construction: A cross-industry research report SHORTAGE OCCUPATIONS IN CONSTRUCTION: A CROSS-INDUSTRY RESEARCH REPORT

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Jan 06, 2019

This report provides the results of a survey to identify occupations that are experiencing or may experience shortages of available staff, in the UK construction sector. The findings of the report are based on the results of a cross-industry survey s...

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How sensor data is powering AI in robotics HOW SENSOR DATA IS POWERING AI IN ROBOTICS

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Jan 06, 2019

Industrial robots are typically placed in caged environments; a human entering that environment stops robot movement for safety reasons. But limiting human/robot collaboration prevents the realization of many benefits. Robots with autonomous capabili...

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5 Amazing Feats of Animal Engineering 5 AMAZING FEATS OF ANIMAL ENGINEERING

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Jan 06, 2019

You might consider humans or beavers to be the best engineers on the planet, but these 5 other animals go to great lengths to put our houses and dams to shame.

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Jan 05, 2019

Many construction companies have changed their business models, from being one large entity managing all areas of the supply chain to working with smaller external specialist companies to deliver a subset of these services. As a result, the number of...

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Pepsi and Segway Enter the Increasingly Crowded Delivery Robot Space PEPSI AND SEGWAY ENTER THE INCREASINGLY CROWDED DELIVERY ROBOT SPACE

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Jan 04, 2019

One potential benefit of a city filled with people looking down at their phones is that they might be better able to see all the little delivery robots scurrying around on the ground. The sidewalks will be getting even more crowded as both Pepsi and ...

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Robot Elevator Adventure ROBOT ELEVATOR ADVENTURE

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Jan 04, 2019

This bot prefers to travel by elevator. A team of scientists based at the Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory at the University of British Columbia tested the ability of one of its robots to use the elevator. This is be...

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Top 25 Successful Chatbots TOP 25 SUCCESSFUL CHATBOTS

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Jan 04, 2019

Though hype about chatbots is increasing, chatbot failure stories continue to get more visibility as well. From Microsoft to Communist Party of China, we have listed examples showing that no one is immune to suffering from chatbot failures. However, ...

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3 reasons top general contractors chose a career in construction 3 REASONS TOP GENERAL CONTRACTORS CHOSE A CAREER IN CONSTRUCTION

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Jan 03, 2019

Almost a million people work in the construction industry in the United States, which is made up of vendors, laborers, subcontractors, general contractors, and everything in between. They’re all working towards a common goal of constructing bea...

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Shifts in Office Jobs and Implications for Commercial Tower Construction SHIFTS IN OFFICE JOBS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL TOWER CONSTRUCTION

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Jan 03, 2019

A key metric for new commercial tower construction is a city’s office vacancy rate, the lower the better. In turn, what drives office vacancy rates down is greater worker occupancy. There are disruptors throughout the economy and the office spa...

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How To Become A Big Data Engineer? HOW TO BECOME A BIG DATA ENGINEER?

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Jan 02, 2019

This edureka video on How to become a Big Data Engineer is a complete career guide for aspiring Big Data Engineers. It includes the following topics: Who is a Big Data Engineer? Big Data Engineer Responsibilities, Big Data Engineer Skills, Big Data E...

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9 Construction Tech Trends to Watch in 2019 9 CONSTRUCTION TECH TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

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Jan 02, 2019

Footage and images courtesy of Hal Robotics, Volvo Construction Equipment, Odico Formwork Robotics, Doxel, Fastbrick Robotics (FBR), Advanced Construction Robotics, Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Boston ...

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The Nuts and Bolts of Bot Engineering THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF BOT ENGINEERING

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Jan 02, 2019

Companies in every major industry are turning to semi-autonomous computers better known as bots to automate large- and small-scale business processes. This technology replaces human intervention in back-office operations, improving operational effici...

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12 step Best Practice RPA Implementation Guide 12 STEP BEST PRACTICE RPA IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE

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Jan 01, 2019

RPA implementation is pretty straightforward if you have a clear and detailed roadmap. As you can see above, most RPA deployments including the time required to configure, test, and launch automation into production take less than 2 months. Workfusio...

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Top 20 Chatbot Usecases / Applications in Business in 2019 TOP 20 CHATBOT USECASES / APPLICATIONS IN BUSINESS IN 2019

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Jan 01, 2019

While we were writing about major chatbot failures and top chatbots, we started noticing and documenting the areas where chatbots really add value to businesses. Now we are ready to explain how businesses in different industries can use chatbots. And...

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15 Key Metrics for Chatbot Conversational Analytics in 2019 15 KEY METRICS FOR CHATBOT CONVERSATIONAL ANALYTICS IN 2019

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Jan 01, 2019

Web-focused metrics do not calculate misunderstood requests or message delays. Chatbots require new metrics. If you are already familiar with web metrics, jump to chatbot specific metrics: Message metrics, Bot metrics. A metric is a quantifiable meas...

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7 Steps to improving your chatbot with A/B testing 7 STEPS TO IMPROVING YOUR CHATBOT WITH A/B TESTING

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Jan 01, 2019

Even though it has been used for ages in other fields of marketing. Currently, there are not many A/B testing alternatives available for chatbots. Basically, it is a way to experiment distinct characteristics of the chatbots, through randomized trial...

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4 RPA alternatives to consider before RPA investment in 2019 4 RPA ALTERNATIVES TO CONSIDER BEFORE RPA INVESTMENT IN 2019

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Jan 01, 2019

Robotic Process Automation is a great technology and we have written extensively about its benefits, however, it is not without alternatives. There are 3 major alternatives to RPA and new developments that transform RPA. CxOs need to make smart trade...

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Top chatbot testing techniques and frameworks TOP CHATBOT TESTING TECHNIQUES AND FRAMEWORKS

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Jan 01, 2019

Chatbots are indeed revolutionizing the interaction between organizations and individuals, but one thing still lacks, the industry still hasn’t been able to achieve is standardizing the chatbot testing. We rather observe the performances indire...

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Top 12 Benefits of Chatbots TOP 12 BENEFITS OF CHATBOTS

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Jan 01, 2019

No one can know the benefits of chatbots better than potential users of chatbots. So that’s where we started, the above list is based on Drift’s 2018 State of Chatbots Report. We added a few more points to categorize benefits of chatbots ...

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No Code RPA companies enabling easier, faster RPA in 2019 NO CODE RPA COMPANIES ENABLING EASIER, FASTER RPA IN 2019

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Jan 01, 2019

No code RPA is an emerging technology but there are already strong companies with commercial space emerging in this space. We see 2 major types of vendors in the space: 1st generation RPA companies expanding their offering with low/no-code solutions,...

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14 RPA Pitfalls & the Checklist for Avoiding Them 14 RPA PITFALLS & THE CHECKLIST FOR AVOIDING THEM

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Dec 31, 2018

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is gaining acceptance, especially in the finance and telecom industries however we have spoken to a number of executives and there are plenty of RPA failure stories, too. A recent survey showed that >40% of RPA pro...

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RPA:What is RPA, How It Works, Top RPA Tools RPA:WHAT IS RPA, HOW IT WORKS, TOP RPA TOOLS

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Dec 31, 2018

If you notice yourself or your team working on activities that require jumping from application to application, completing tasks that require little thinking, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software can help. RPA is a quick yet effective automation...

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How To Become A Robotics Engineer HOW TO BECOME A ROBOTICS ENGINEER

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Dec 31, 2018

In order to work as a robotics engineer, an individual will first need to earn a bachelor's degree in engineering. Courses in robotics typically include general training in pneumatics and hydraulics, numerically controlled systems, CADD/CAM syste...

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What is RPA? WHAT IS RPA?

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Dec 31, 2018

Robotic process automation (or RPA or RPAAI) is an emerging form of clerical process automation technology based on the notion of software robots or artificial intelligence (AI) workers. Though most people are looking forward to seeing intelligent hu...

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How Building Design Has Evolved in the Wake of Increased Natural Disasters HOW BUILDING DESIGN HAS EVOLVED IN THE WAKE OF INCREASED NATURAL DISASTERS

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Dec 28, 2018

Every time you turn on the news, it seems like another natural disaster has struck in some part of the world. From major floods and hurricanes to earthquakes and tornadoes, natural disasters of all types are becoming increasingly common around the gl...

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What will 5G bring to industrial robotics? WHAT WILL 5G BRING TO INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS?

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Dec 28, 2018

If you ever have the chance to enter a factory shop floor and see a robot in action, this is a must-do. The combination of strength, speed, and extreme precision is nothing else than impressive. In the last years, they became general-purpose tools fo...

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Snakebot, Batbot, and More Robots Inspired by Nature SNAKEBOT, BATBOT, AND MORE ROBOTS INSPIRED BY NATURE

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Dec 28, 2018

Nature knows what it’s doing, and roboticists are more than happy to steal evolution’s ideas to make a plethora of curious and clever machines. WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explo...

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Robotics for kids ROBOTICS FOR KIDS

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Dec 27, 2018

With a growing economy that has a higher demand for STEM fields, it’s important that the next generation learns how they can make a difference in their world. That’s why Engineering For Kids offers a variety of classes and workshops that ...

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Construction in the Public Sector CONSTRUCTION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

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Dec 26, 2018

The UK construction industry remains encouragingly resilient, with the value of new construction work rising every year since 2012. With massive public investment going into infrastructure projects over the coming years and creating huge and varied s...

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What to Expect for Public Sector Construction in 2019 WHAT TO EXPECT FOR PUBLIC SECTOR CONSTRUCTION IN 2019

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Dec 26, 2018

Looking back, 2018 brought both turmoil and innovation to government contracting. A string of cyber attacks, such as the ransomware attack on Atlanta, left public officials focused on increasing cybersecurity. Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and...

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Career in Aerospace Engineering CAREER IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Dec 26, 2018

Are you having enormous doubts on career and career prospects and searching for a one spot solution for all your career queries? This video helps you how to make a career in Aerospace engineering. Watch these simple and informative videos for easing ...

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Robotic Desktop Automation: What is RDA, Top RDA Tools ROBOTIC DESKTOP AUTOMATION: WHAT IS RDA, TOP RDA TOOLS

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Dec 26, 2018

RDA also called attended RPA, is Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for the masses. RPA includes: Attended RPA which enables most knowledge workers to automate their work. Unattended RPA which runs in the background, completing tasks in batches. Hybrid...

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Leveraging RPA in Insurance beyond Operational Efficiency LEVERAGING RPA IN INSURANCE BEYOND OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

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Dec 24, 2018

Call it adopting to Robotic process automation or settling for it, RPA is here to stay. According to a report put forth by Transparency market research, the IT-enabled Robotic Process Automation (RPA) market has been growing rapidly at a CAGR of 60.5...

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RPA marketplaces: App Markets that Simplify RPA development RPA MARKETPLACES: APP MARKETS THAT SIMPLIFY RPA DEVELOPMENT

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Dec 24, 2018

Rpa is possibly the most flexible automation platform and as a result, rolling out RPA solutions require significant programming and customizations. Since RPA companies cannot possibly build a solution for every process or task that will be automated...

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Next Generation Service Robots NEXT GENERATION SERVICE ROBOTS

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Dec 24, 2018

Techi is another example of enhanced robotic capabilities in various service industries. They are essentially a fleet of autonomous navigation mobile vehicles that can provide assistance in the healthcare, hospitality, food & beverage and even ma...

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RPA Ecosystem: Companies that enable / speed up RPA RPA ECOSYSTEM: COMPANIES THAT ENABLE / SPEED UP RPA

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Dec 22, 2018

RPA development in most cases still takes months and requires costly maintenance. To improve this situation, RPA tech providers are building an RPA ecosystem: They develop the RPA software, build the marketplaces to attract developers who extend capa...

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Using Technology to Turn the Tide on Construction Productivity USING TECHNOLOGY TO TURN THE TIDE ON CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY

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Dec 21, 2018

If the construction industry is anything-it’s consistent. For roughly 20 straight years, the industry has racked up the least improved award for having the lowest annual productivity gains globally of any industry. This means construction is st...

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Software Engineering that Makes an Impact SOFTWARE ENGINEERING THAT MAKES AN IMPACT

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Dec 21, 2018

Thermo Fisher Scientific drives cutting-edge research, healthcare, and food safety around the globe. Our software professionals in Finland are proud to play a role in helping humankind.

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South Korea’s Woowa Bros. Gets $320M Investment to Build More Robots SOUTH KOREA’S WOOWA BROS. GETS $320M INVESTMENT TO BUILD MORE ROBOTS

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Dec 21, 2018

South Korean company Woowa Bros., which runs the Baedal Minjok food delivery app, announced yesterday that it has received a $320 million from Hillhouse Capital, Sequoia Capital, and GIC. This brings the total amount raised by Woowa to $482.8 million...

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Spyce Gets a Patent for its Robot Restaurant SPYCE GETS A PATENT FOR ITS ROBOT RESTAURANT

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Dec 20, 2018

Spyce received a patent this week for its robot-run restaurant. Patent number US 10,154,762 B was awarded to Spyce on December 18 for “Automated Meal Production System and Apparatus.” The patent is filled with the requisite mechanical dra...

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Human Centered Robotics Delivery Robot HUMAN CENTERED ROBOTICS DELIVERY ROBOT

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Dec 20, 2018

The goal of this project is to build a delivery robot controlled over the cloud. The robot will be able to navigate to a preset location via the web and contains a locker to store items for delivery.

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Commercial Construction Industry Trends: Reflecting on the Highs and Lows of 2018 COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TRENDS: REFLECTING ON THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF 2018

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Dec 19, 2018

After a busy and eventful year in commercial construction, we always find it valuable to reflect back on the last 12 months and review the positives and negatives that impacted our business - including those that are specific to our company as well a...

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Medtronic finalizes $1.7B Mazor Robotics acquisition MEDTRONIC FINALIZES $1.7B MAZOR ROBOTICS ACQUISITION

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Dec 19, 2018

Medtronic has closed the $1.7 billion acquisition of Mazor Robotics and its robot-assisted surgery platform. Medtronic capped the buyout with the announcement that its first jointly produced product won an FDA nod. Last month Caesarea, Israel-based M...

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How Can We Improve Search and Rescue Drones? HOW CAN WE IMPROVE SEARCH AND RESCUE DRONES?

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Dec 19, 2018

Inspired by birds that fold their wings in mid-air to cross narrow passages, this drone can change its shape to pass through gaps or grasp objects without ever having to land. A search and rescue drone is an unmanned aircraft used by emergency servic...

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15 of the most inspiring quotes about construction 15 OF THE MOST INSPIRING QUOTES ABOUT CONSTRUCTION

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Dec 18, 2018

Even as the industry continues to evolve, the things that drew us to construction in the first place remain the same. As you start your day, awaken your mind with positive thought and a healthy dose of inspiration from these quotes on the power, beau...

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4 People You Need on Your RPA Champion Team 4 PEOPLE YOU NEED ON YOUR RPA CHAMPION TEAM

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Dec 18, 2018

There’s a saying in business that companies don’t sell to companies; rather people sell to people. That’s also true when you’re doing a little internal selling-trying to get people within your own organization on board with yo...

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Fable by Shape Robotics FABLE BY SHAPE ROBOTICS

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Dec 18, 2018

The Fable robot makes it fun and easy to teach 21st-century skills and STEM. Fable is a modular construction set that students can use to create their own robot in just a few minutes. Students can click the different modules together in no end of dif...

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How Drones Enhance Construction HOW DRONES ENHANCE CONSTRUCTION

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Dec 16, 2018

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles, are being used for different reasons in the construction industry. As a tool that improves communication, safety, and marketing, drones can offer many advantages when used in some applications on a cons...

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The Benefits of Mobile Construction Technology THE BENEFITS OF MOBILE CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

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Dec 14, 2018

Walk onto any construction site today and you’re bound to see mobile technology being used. Whether it’s workers clocking in with mobile time cards, a foreman filing daily reports with his smartphone, or a project manager reviewing plans ...

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RPA Predictions for 2019 RPA PREDICTIONS FOR 2019

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Dec 14, 2018

RPA has delivered a great competitive edge to the businesses in 2018, since it can save labor and time to concentrate on the more creative aspects to keep companies growing. RPA market is expected to reach maturity in 2019.

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Struggling with Business Justification for Small RPA Projects STRUGGLING WITH BUSINESS JUSTIFICATION FOR SMALL RPA PROJECTS

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Dec 14, 2018

As RPA becomes more mature and powerful, businesses of all sizes are looking to take advantage of its potential to increase productivity and grow the business without adding headcount. However, there is a significant amount of confusion around RPA, w...

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5 Ways to Measure the ROI of Your Robotic Process Automation Deployment 5 WAYS TO MEASURE THE ROI OF YOUR ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION DEPLOYMENT

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Dec 13, 2018

The changes brought about by robotic process automation generated reactions and fears similar in some ways to the Industrial Revolution. It’s natural for people to be-be afraid of emergent entities that seem ready to accomplish the same objecti...

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How Virtual Reality is revolutionizing Aarsleff Ground Engineering’s workspace HOW VIRTUAL REALITY IS REVOLUTIONIZING AARSLEFF GROUND ENGINEERING’S WORKSPACE

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Dec 12, 2018

Aarsleff Ground Engineering has invested in a state-of-the-art virtual reality room to develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of its estimators and engineers. With technology already transforming how people interact and live their lives, Aarsle...

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How to Prevent Hearing Loss on Noisy Construction Sites HOW TO PREVENT HEARING LOSS ON NOISY CONSTRUCTION SITES

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

According to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), more people than ever are choosing to work in the construction industry. In fact, the AGC has found that construction employment is at a 10-year high, with more than 280,000 new jobs a...

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Robotics Lift Truck Solutions ROBOTICS LIFT TRUCK SOLUTIONS

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Dec 12, 2018

Robotics is a rapidly growing feature of materials handling operations. Current adoption levels of 35% are forecast to increase to 80 or 90% within the next 18 months, making this an industry standard rather than just for innovative operations. We ar...

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Selecting a Robotic Process Automation Platform SELECTING A ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION PLATFORM

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Dec 11, 2018

RPA platforms represent a hyper-growth market, with enterprises investing in new RPA platforms for process and task automation to achieve greater operating efficiency and agility, while allowing the human workforce to focus on more strategic and high...

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KUKA Autonomous Mobile Robots Can Drive Around a Factory KUKA AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOTS CAN DRIVE AROUND A FACTORY

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Dec 11, 2018

Industrial robots are typically stuck behind a fence in an automation cell, but AMRs can navigate around a factory, performing many types of tasks. Kuka has launched an autonomous logistics robot in the form of a mobile platform which is by now quite...

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Why publicly trained chatbots are not always a good idea WHY PUBLICLY TRAINED CHATBOTS ARE NOT ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

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Dec 11, 2018

Chatbots used to be, as described by our previous posts, hand-coded FAQ services, presented in a conversational way. They were highly rigid in terms of what they could understand and what they could achieve. However, due to their simplicity, they wou...

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Why chatbots fail and why natural languages are hard WHY CHATBOTS FAIL AND WHY NATURAL LANGUAGES ARE HARD

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Dec 11, 2018

It is important to define the natural language concept as we begin. Natural languages are the product of thousands of years of speech patterns, evolved to fit the needs of a particular community at a particular time. They are very fluid, as there can...

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Robotiq Gets a Can$31M Energy Boost from Battery Ventures ROBOTIQ GETS A CAN$31M ENERGY BOOST FROM BATTERY VENTURES

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Dec 11, 2018

Maybe it's because I have had training in physics but to me, money is energy. The more you have, the more you can make things move. Now Robotiq has much more and we will move bigger things even faster! That extra boost comes from Battery Ventures...

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How collaborative robots will usher in the era of Industry 5.0 HOW COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS WILL USHER IN THE ERA OF INDUSTRY 5.0

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Dec 10, 2018

No sooner than the concept of Industry 4.0 becomes established in common parlance along comes its bigger and better sibling, writes Lee Hibbert. There’s a contradiction at the heart of manufacturing. On the one hand, we are told that increasing...

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Kofax Intelligent Automation (IA) COE Presents 2019 RPA Top Ten Predictions KOFAX INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION (IA) COE PRESENTS 2019 RPA TOP TEN PREDICTIONS

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Dec 10, 2018

The RPA market will continue to undergo dramatic and rapid maturation in 2019, but RPA companies are finding themselves at a tipping point: They will either grow into their lofty market valuations or we will start to hear the hissing of a deflating b...

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Attended & Unattended RPA - Are you Missing Half the Story and Half the Gains? ATTENDED & UNATTENDED RPA - ARE YOU MISSING HALF THE STORY AND HALF THE GAINS?

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Dec 10, 2018

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has been dramatically reshaping business, helping to improve productivity and driving innovation. However, some organizations are missing an important side of RPA. Many think of RPA as fully automated bots in major en...

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3 Cool New Bionic Robots With AI Technology From FESTO You Didn 3 COOL NEW BIONIC ROBOTS WITH AI TECHNOLOGY FROM FESTO YOU DIDN'T KNOW

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Dec 10, 2018

For the BionicFlyingFox, developers from the Bionic Learning Network took a close look at the flying fox and technically implemented its special flying characteristics. Due to the combination of the integrated onboard electronics with an external mot...

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When Mathematics Meets Engineering WHEN MATHEMATICS MEETS ENGINEERING

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Dec 09, 2018

We all know that engineers need mathematics but we often don't talk about this in reverse. In this video, I go over how engineering can come into play within problems that seem to be related to just math.

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Common Web Design Mistakes That Hurt Your Construction Business COMMON WEB DESIGN MISTAKES THAT HURT YOUR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS

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Dec 07, 2018

Unfortunately, I see it more often in the construction industry because many still mistakenly believe that it doesn’t matter. Sure, you can get by with an ineffective website, but the fact is that an effective one gives you a powerful advantage...

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Robotic Process Automation: Re-Imagining Human Work ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION: RE-IMAGINING HUMAN WORK

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Dec 07, 2018

Intelligent automation has been described as the next driver of the digital economy. The confluence of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, machine learning, and data analytics have created an enabling environment for au...

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What WHAT'S NEW IN ROBOTICS?

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Dec 07, 2018

People throughout the cobot sector (the fastest growing segment of the industrial robotics market) are asking themselves 'Where does the time go?' with the news that cobot giant Universal Robots is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its very...

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Take a look at this clean drone! TAKE A LOOK AT THIS CLEAN DRONE!

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Dec 07, 2018

Washing windows on a skyscraper is a difficult job. Hanging off the side of a building can also be incredibly dangerous.  To avoid more disasters as the one happened in Grenfell Tower,  researchers in the UK have come up with this drone whi...

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4 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions for 2019 4 COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TRENDS AND PREDICTIONS FOR 2019

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Dec 06, 2018

It has been another successful year for Englewood Construction, and with the calendar flipping over to December we’re excited to see what 2019 will bring. Here are our predictions of the four commercial construction industry trends we expect wi...

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Why Banks Must Bank on RPA WHY BANKS MUST BANK ON RPA

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Dec 06, 2018

The do-more-with-less culture fostered by a slow economy is pushing enterprises to look for ways to boost productivity. This is especially true of the financial services industry where banks have to continually evolve to keep up with customer expecta...

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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Cloud Applications ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION (RPA) FOR CLOUD APPLICATIONS

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Dec 06, 2018

In order to tackle the question regarding the use of robotic process automation for cloud applications, we should start with a few words about the Cloud. Cloud-based services in the global era we live in are starting to be the default in the world of...

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How AI Chatbot Is Transforming Customer Care industry HOW AI CHATBOT IS TRANSFORMING CUSTOMER CARE INDUSTRY

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Dec 06, 2018

The success of any business lies in its Customer relationship management strategies. With the advancement of cognitive technologies such as artificial intelligence, chatbot, natural language processing (NLP), intelligent automation of customer care s...

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How RPA is Impacting Today’s Enterprise Workplace HOW RPA IS IMPACTING TODAY’S ENTERPRISE WORKPLACE

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Dec 06, 2018

Today, companies of all sizes understand the need and value of automating the basic and core business processes that were unacceptable to be automated, but our future workforce would want all possible integration and automation at an enterprise level...

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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Banking Industry ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION (RPA) IN BANKING INDUSTRY

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Dec 06, 2018

RPA is growing exponentially. Recent RPA trends and forecasts report shows that by 2021, RPA will be $29 billion industry. That’s a huge increase from $250 million in 2016. In order to remain competitive in an increasingly saturated market - es...

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A Brief History of Robotics A BRIEF HISTORY OF ROBOTICS

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Dec 06, 2018

Did you know that the first robots were developed a thousand years ago? Have you ever heard of Shakey the robot or do you know the origin of the term robot? In this infographic, Cognilytica shares a brief history of some of the highlights of the past...

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A Less Practical More Aesthetic Use for Robots A LESS PRACTICAL MORE AESTHETIC USE FOR ROBOTS

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Dec 06, 2018

Are all robots devoid of aesthetic debts? And if not, could we expect the future Guernica to be created by artificial intelligence (AI)? What are the less practical uses for robots, and do they include fine arts? Andrew Conru, the founder of RobotArt...

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Robotic skin turns objects into robots! ROBOTIC SKIN TURNS OBJECTS INTO ROBOTS!

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Dec 06, 2018

What if there was some kind of flexible, stretchy material that you could wrap around just about any random object and turn it into a robot? It sounds like a gadget that might belong to a superhero, but a team of researchers has developed just that. ...

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Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for the Future ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ROBOTICS FOR THE FUTURE

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Dec 06, 2018

TCS brought artificial intelligence into one of Johannesburg’s most underserved communities, Diepsloot, to inspire students to solve problems using AI and technology and to pursue STEM careers in the future. This pioneering learning program is ...

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The robots are coming THE ROBOTS ARE COMING

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Dec 06, 2018

In the latest installment of our Future of Work series, Miles O’Brien visits MIT’s Interactive Robotics Laboratory to understand the new species of robots scientists are designing to work alongside humans safely. Though the devices often ...

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Industry leaders share how they made the case for construction technology INDUSTRY LEADERS SHARE HOW THEY MADE THE CASE FOR CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

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Dec 05, 2018

Today, the need for technology in construction has become more tangible than ever: at just 1 percent, productivity growth in construction lags significantly behind the economic average of 2.8 percent. That means that though construction is one of the...

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Among Four Most Populous States, Texas Best at Construction Jobs Creation AMONG FOUR MOST POPULOUS STATES, TEXAS BEST AT CONSTRUCTION JOBS CREATION

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Dec 05, 2018

The four states in America with the largest populations are California (40 million), Texas (28 million), Florida (21 million) and New York (20 million). Combined, they account for 110 million people and one-third of the U.S. total resident count.

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How Technology Is Reshaping the Construction Industry HOW TECHNOLOGY IS RESHAPING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Dec 05, 2018

What do a pickup truck, a nail gun, a portable circular saw, a cement mixer truck, and a modern hydraulic excavator all have in common? The obvious answer is that they are all tools and equipment commonly found on construction sites today. Another co...

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IHMC Teaches Atlas to Walk Like a Human IHMC TEACHES ATLAS TO WALK LIKE A HUMAN

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Dec 05, 2018

Humanoid robots have a very distinctive walk. Knees bent, torso as stationary as possible. Even Boston Dynamics own Atlas uses this crouching sort of squat-walk to get around because those perpetually bent legs are how it keeps from falling over. Thi...

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Three Expectations for Robotic Automation THREE EXPECTATIONS FOR ROBOTIC AUTOMATION

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Dec 05, 2018

Robotics has advanced to the point in which CNC machine shops expectations might outnumber questions about practical applications. In fact, many successful shops are already benefiting from machine-tending robots or have researched various robot offe...

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This Calculator Will Show You How to Reduce Rework in Construction THIS CALCULATOR WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO REDUCE REWORK IN CONSTRUCTION

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Dec 04, 2018

Rework can kill a construction firm’s profitability. It is especially toxic to your bottom line because it’s like paying for something three times over: You pay for the first job, then the rework, and then for lost productivity because yo...

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America AMERICA'S STRATEGY FOR STEM EDUCATION

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Dec 04, 2018

The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) was established by the National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 to provide the President and others within the Executive Office of the President with advice on...

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3 qualities general contractors look for in their subcontractors 3 QUALITIES GENERAL CONTRACTORS LOOK FOR IN THEIR SUBCONTRACTORS

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Dec 04, 2018

There are millions of subcontractors in North America. In order to stand out to general contractors and get invited to bid on the jobs they want, subcontractors need to find every advantage they can to stay ahead of the competition. Here are three qu...

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Construction Jobs Regionally by Level and Change, U.S. and Canada CONSTRUCTION JOBS REGIONALLY BY LEVEL AND CHANGE, U.S. AND CANADA

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Dec 04, 2018

Tables 1 through 3 accompanying this article detail the latest (October 2018) statistics on construction employment regionally in the U.S. and Canada. Table 1 is a ranking of states, D.C. and Puerto Rico for the U.S. and provinces and territories for...

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Mobile Collaborative Robots: The Next Big Thing MOBILE COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS: THE NEXT BIG THING

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Dec 04, 2018

What will be the next big thing in collaborative robotics? Now that cobots are a mature technology, it looks like mobile cobots will be the next wave. It's fair to say that collaborative robots have arrived. Over the last 10 years, cobots have gr...

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Engineering Career Exploration: Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering ENGINEERING CAREER EXPLORATION: AERONAUTICAL AND ASTRONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

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Dec 04, 2018

The First-Year Engineering Career Exploration Series features Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Learn more about the careers and student activities and opportunities at Purdue University.

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Build an Autonomous Car with Robotic Arm Inside BUILD AN AUTONOMOUS CAR WITH ROBOTIC ARM INSIDE

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Dec 04, 2018

The car, called Lotte, is a robotic courier. It autonomously transports packages to homes and businesses and uses a robotic arm to place the packages in a pickup locker. Soon, it will be able to deliver packages to mailboxes and pickup towers as well...

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This Plant Is Driving Its Own Robot THIS PLANT IS DRIVING ITS OWN ROBOT

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Dec 04, 2018

Cybernetics usually refers to humans enhancing themselves with robotic parts. Sometimes, we heard about animal-robot cyborgs or insect-robot cyborgs. It’s not all that often that we hear about plant-robot cyborgs, because what’s a plant g...

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Introduction to Industrial Robot Path Planning INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL ROBOT PATH PLANNING

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Dec 04, 2018

Path planning for industrial robots is an essential aspect of the overall performance of automation systems. Industrial robot path planning is comprised of various algorithms, often created before the robot is even installed, that dictate its motion....

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How to Avoid Rework Cost Overages With Construction Software HOW TO AVOID REWORK COST OVERAGES WITH CONSTRUCTION SOFTWARE

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Dec 03, 2018

We’ve all been there. You’re hard at work on a project, making great progress, and then you find out that a load-bearing wall that took three days to complete has to be totally redone. It’s enough to make you throw your hands up in ...

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Georgia Best and New Jersey Worst for Construction Jobs Growth GEORGIA BEST AND NEW JERSEY WORST FOR CONSTRUCTION JOBS GROWTH

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Dec 03, 2018

The latest Employment Situation report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) records that the U.S. construction sector’s unemployment rate in October was 3.6%, lower than the national headline rate of 3.7% for all jobs in the economy. Since...

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Righthand Robotics Hopes To Revolutionize Logistics RIGHTHAND ROBOTICS HOPES TO REVOLUTIONIZE LOGISTICS

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Dec 03, 2018

Robotic hands developed in Massachusetts could lead to a revolutionary change in shipping. RightPick is the future of e-commerce order fulfillment, combining the performance of traditional automation with the flexibility of traditional workflows. End...

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Increasing transparency, the rise of construction technologists, and the future of preconstruction INCREASING TRANSPARENCY, THE RISE OF CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGISTS, AND THE FUTURE OF PRECONSTRUCTION

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Nov 30, 2018

The 4th annual Procore Groundbreak Conference was a success, with over 3,000 industry leaders and experts gathered to learn, share, and connect, highlighting the growth and exciting future of construction technology. There’s a lot to recap from...

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How construction gives back: Spotlight on SC Builders HOW CONSTRUCTION GIVES BACK: SPOTLIGHT ON SC BUILDERS

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Nov 30, 2018

As an industry, it’s important that we stay reminded of a greater purpose beyond the bricks and mortar of construction: creating the kind of world we want to live in. So in keeping with the season, we wanted to shine some light on one of Buildi...

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Why You’re Not a Construction Company Anymore WHY YOU’RE NOT A CONSTRUCTION COMPANY ANYMORE

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Nov 30, 2018

Netflix and Apple are not media companies. Tesla isn’t known as a manufacturer. They are tech companies. They use technology to deliver pieces of technology. Walk onto any commercial construction site, and you will see project managers reviewin...

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Understanding RPA Scalability - The Blue Prism Example UNDERSTANDING RPA SCALABILITY - THE BLUE PRISM EXAMPLE

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Nov 30, 2018

Robotic process automation (RPA) is the best way to automate many business processes. The core idea of RPA is simple: let software robots implement a process by accessing existing applications through their user interfaces. When choosing an RPA techn...

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This Flying Net Drone Could Save Lives One Day THIS FLYING NET DRONE COULD SAVE LIVES ONE DAY

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Nov 30, 2018

Net Guard, still in the concept phase, is a solution that would help with getting around the traffic issues experienced by traditional first responder units. The innovative, civic-minded and futuristic design earned the team behind it the prestigious...

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Top 5 Robotics Startups in 2018 TOP 5 ROBOTICS STARTUPS IN 2018

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Nov 29, 2018

Technological advances in the robotics industry are becoming more innovative and sophisticated, slowly creeping their way into our everyday lives. Various concepts from our favorite science fiction movies have become a reality, paving the way into a ...

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Want to play Table Tennis with Robot? WANT TO PLAY TABLE TENNIS WITH ROBOT?

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Nov 29, 2018

Forpheus uses a robotic arm that is controlled by the AI through a 5-axis motor system to swing the paddle. The motion controller, or the brain, tell the machine how to hit the ball, advising it on timing and direction within a 1,000th of a second.

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Explosion Proof Firefighting & Scouting Robots EXPLOSION PROOF FIREFIGHTING & SCOUTING ROBOTS

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Nov 29, 2018

The fleet of robotic firefighters developed by CITIC HIC is effective in fighting some of the most high-risk fires. It successfully passed a fire drill in October 2017 at the Forbidden City in China. Because they truly can go anywhere during a fire e...

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5 Ways Chatbot Improves Customer Experience 5 WAYS CHATBOT IMPROVES CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Nov 29, 2018

The long debate of man v/s technology has existed since its advent. But instead of fretting that it would replace humans, it should be seen as an assistance which would just elevate user experience. The chatbot buzz is very strong in 2017 and with th...

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3 Top-Rated General Contractor Bidding Software 3 TOP-RATED GENERAL CONTRACTOR BIDDING SOFTWARE

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Nov 28, 2018

Juggling between client emails, phone calls, and faxes, general contractors have a tough time managing construction bids manually on Excel spreadsheets. What’s more, largely relying on a manual process means your bidding process is likely full ...

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Engineering sector’s astonishing gender pay gap ENGINEERING SECTOR’S ASTONISHING GENDER PAY GAP

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Nov 28, 2018

Research conducted by one of the UK’s largest accountants has revealed that men in engineering earn up to 30% more than women in the same roles. Hemel Hempstead-based SJD accountants have analyzed salaries of both male and females in the sector...

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Chatbots in the Banking & Financial industry CHATBOTS IN THE BANKING & FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

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Nov 28, 2018

What are chatbots? Chatbots are software programs, which back in 2013-2014 sounded like fantasy. These software programs leverage Natural Language Processing and respond to voice commands or specific text instructions. They are set up to look for pie...

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Faster, Smarter, Smaller: Digital Technologies Push New Frontier For Metals Industry FASTER, SMARTER, SMALLER: DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES PUSH NEW FRONTIER FOR METALS INDUSTRY

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Nov 28, 2018

What does Digital Transformation mean to Mining and Metals companies? At first glance, many parts of the metals, mining and manufacturing industry may not seem the most obvious candidates for digital technology-driven efficiency gains. For one, many ...

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Research Spotlight Data For Balanced Scorecard RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT DATA FOR BALANCED SCORECARD

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Nov 28, 2018

New Research Report for Mining and Metals Balanced Scorecard is a model for managing a business; it was introduced by researchers Kaplan and Norton in the early 1990's to facilitate decision making and influence four areas. The goal with a balanced s...

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OSIsoft’s Industrial Software can help Miners Reduce Workplace Injuries OSISOFT’S INDUSTRIAL SOFTWARE CAN HELP MINERS REDUCE WORKPLACE INJURIES

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Nov 28, 2018

New Research Report for Mining and Metals Mining and metals companies could achieve a step change in their safety records while also significantly improving productivity by incorporating inexpensive sensors and analytics tools into their existing sys...

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10 RPA Use Cases for IT, HR, Finance & Accounting and More 10 RPA USE CASES FOR IT, HR, FINANCE & ACCOUNTING AND MORE

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Nov 27, 2018

Truly valuable enterprise software does exactly what it promises, working across the business to solve numerously and often completely different challenges. When the Director of Finance & Accounting laments his department’s manual process f...

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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Education Industry ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION (RPA) FOR EDUCATION INDUSTRY

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Nov 27, 2018

In today’s modern education system, technology is playing a vital role in automating tasks, which are rule-based, repetitive, time-consuming and frustrating. Eliminate paperwork and manual processes using automated education systems the softwar...

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How Robot Co-Workers in Future Will Gain Our Trust HOW ROBOT CO-WORKERS IN FUTURE WILL GAIN OUR TRUST

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Nov 27, 2018

Would you trust a co-worker who had proved themselves to be unreliable? It's a problem which we will almost certainly face with our robot co-workers in the near future. Let's face it. Collaborative robots are not yet truly collaborative.

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North Sea Deployment Shows How Quadruped Robots Can Be Commercially Useful NORTH SEA DEPLOYMENT SHOWS HOW QUADRUPED ROBOTS CAN BE COMMERCIALLY USEFUL

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Nov 27, 2018

As much as we like writing about quadrupedal robots, it’s always been a little bit tricky to see how they might be commercially useful in the near term outside of specialized circumstances like disaster response. We’ve seen some hints of ...

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Autonomous Assistant Robot AUTONOMOUS ASSISTANT ROBOT

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Nov 27, 2018

CanguRo, a reference to its resembling a kangaroo, is a robotic scooter and companion. It can be controlled via an app for setting up a specific destination, which means that its autonomous capabilities allow it to also be used for transport. CanguRo...

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Understanding Offline Programming of Industrial Robots UNDERSTANDING OFFLINE PROGRAMMING OF INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS

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Nov 27, 2018

Offline programming (OLP) has been an important technological advancement for industrial robots, allowing for quicker deployment at a lower initial cost. OLP has become an essential part of a planning and designing an industrial robot system to elimi...

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The future of finance under the influence of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics THE FUTURE OF FINANCE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ROBOTICS

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Nov 26, 2018

A major revolution is taking place within the world of finance. For example, the introduction of new technologies in the form of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial intelligence is likely to transform the future of finance. Onguard’...

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Sensitive Robot Makes it Possible to Calibrate Measuring Devices SENSITIVE ROBOT MAKES IT POSSIBLE TO CALIBRATE MEASURING DEVICES

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Nov 26, 2018

At the metrology specialist Perschmann Calibration GmbH, the sensitive KUKA robot LBR iiwa handles the equipping of a coordinate measuring machine and thus automates the calibration process. In addition, the measuring equipment is equipped with codes...

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The Top 5 Reasons Why Banks Love RPA THE TOP 5 REASONS WHY BANKS LOVE RPA

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Nov 26, 2018

In the competitive and highly regulated financial and banking industries, companies need to utilize every advantage they can to stay ahead of the competition. Financial institutions face growing volumes of transactions, repetitive work, and complianc...

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Can We Avoid the Potential Dangers of AI, Robots and Big Tech Companies? CAN WE AVOID THE POTENTIAL DANGERS OF AI, ROBOTS AND BIG TECH COMPANIES?

blog article

Nov 26, 2018

If you plan to live another 10 years, you should expect to live in a world with machines doing things you don't like doing today. Shooting for another 20? Even more, will be done without your lifting the proverbial finger. It’s not only men...

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MIT Engineers Fly First-Ever Plane With No Moving Parts MIT ENGINEERS FLY FIRST-EVER PLANE WITH NO MOVING PARTS

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Nov 26, 2018

Since the first airplane took flight over 100 years ago, virtually every aircraft in the sky has flown with the help of moving parts such as propellers, turbine blades, or fans that produce a persistent, whining buzz. Now MIT engineers have built and...

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The Common Engineering Trends Forming the Basis of Future THE COMMON ENGINEERING TRENDS FORMING THE BASIS OF FUTURE

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Nov 26, 2018

Every time you talk about advancement in technology, you are indirectly referring to engineers doing their jobs well. Engineers are everywhere even if you don’t notice them. They are a part of almost every major industry of the world and they c...

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Self-Driving Delivery Robot SELF-DRIVING DELIVERY ROBOT

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Nov 25, 2018

Starship Technologies has developed a robot that provides fast and efficient food delivery services. The well-coordinated process centers around an app-based ordering platform, everything from food and parcels can be packed inside. Best of all, the f...

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Teaching robotics with ROS TEACHING ROBOTICS WITH ROS

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Nov 24, 2018

A couple of months ago I interviewed Joel Esposito about the state of robotics education for the ROS Developers Podcast #21. On that podcast, Joel talks about his research on how robotics is taught around the world. He identifies a set of common robo...

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Have you ever thought of building 32-legged Robot? HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT OF BUILDING 32-LEGGED ROBOT?

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Nov 23, 2018

Researchers made a 32-legged robot that moves like an amoeba. A 32-legged robot called Mochibot. A 32-legged robot called Mochibot, the spherical robot moves by sliding its individual legs. This Bot's legs are composed of three sliding rails. The...

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7 Ways to Find Out if Your Company is Ready for Robotic Process Automation 7 WAYS TO FIND OUT IF YOUR COMPANY IS READY FOR ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION

blog article

Nov 22, 2018

So perhaps you ought to seriously consider whether RPA is right for your company, or if the company is indeed ready for robotic process automation. We define RPA as a useful tool (i.e., including software and services) for maximally efficient use of ...

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RPA - Why you should think Autopilot rather than Robot RPA - WHY YOU SHOULD THINK AUTOPILOT RATHER THAN ROBOT

blog article

Nov 22, 2018

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has become an accepted term to describe a nascent industry that is literally taking off. Yet at the same time, the term RPA causes confusion largely because there are no robots (only software automation tools) and a s...

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4 Reasons You Still Need to Watch for Human Error When Working With Robotics 4 REASONS YOU STILL NEED TO WATCH FOR HUMAN ERROR WHEN WORKING WITH ROBOTICS

blog article

Nov 22, 2018

It's increasingly common for companies to invest heavily in robotics and use innovative machinery to reach targets faster and with fewer errors than humans alone could. High-quality robotic equipment can achieve high accuracy and repeatability wi...

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Ever wondered to build a Robot which automates the Milking System! EVER WONDERED TO BUILD A ROBOT WHICH AUTOMATES THE MILKING SYSTEM!

blog article

Nov 22, 2018

This Robot can milk a cow. First, the cow walks into the milking unit, where the cow's favorite feed is waiting for them. The Cow's exact position is followed by a sensor and a robot scans an identification tag. Gates close around her. Roboti...

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Feed your friend with the third hand by building an Autonomous Robotic Arm FEED YOUR FRIEND WITH THE THIRD HAND BY BUILDING AN AUTONOMOUS ROBOTIC ARM

blog article

Nov 22, 2018

We all love tasty mouth-watering food, Isn't it?? But some are lazy eaters, some carve for food like no one, some just eat for their tummy to get full. I guess those were the three categories of basic food lovers. Here is what RMIT University in ...

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Just Go on and Build A Smart Robot For Your Pet! JUST GO ON AND BUILD A SMART ROBOT FOR YOUR PET!

blog article

Nov 21, 2018

Many pets are left at home for extended periods during the day when their master is at work or school. Pets staying long hours home alone are at risk of depression and around 56% of dogs and 60% of cats are classified as clinically overweight.

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3 Innovative Robotic Assembly Challenges from 2018 3 INNOVATIVE ROBOTIC ASSEMBLY CHALLENGES FROM 2018

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Nov 20, 2018

Robotic assembly is challenging, but it's hard to innovate when we're always looking for reliability. The solution to this challenge? More challenges! Assembly is a classic application, both for collaborative robots and for traditional indust...

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The Smart Robot That’s Basically Human..? THE SMART ROBOT THAT’S BASICALLY HUMAN..?

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Nov 20, 2018

Vector is the real-life robot from Anki, and he’s got a personality! Vector has a built-in Qualcomm SnapdragonTM with a quad-core processor, which enables him to recognize voices, music, and his environment. The HD camera on his face has a 120d...

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Build your own personal robot today! BUILD YOUR OWN PERSONAL ROBOT TODAY!

blog article

Nov 20, 2018

Now here comes Temi, world's first, truly intelligent, mobile, personal robot for your home. Temi places you at the center of your technology, including smart home devices, online content and video communications with just the power of your voice...

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Artel Video Systems Awarded Second Technology And Engineering Emmy Award ARTEL VIDEO SYSTEMS AWARDED SECOND TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING EMMY AWARD

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Nov 20, 2018

Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative, real-time multimedia delivery solutions, today announced that The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded Artel a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for Pioneering R...

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Tips for Working with an Industrial Robot Integrator TIPS FOR WORKING WITH AN INDUSTRIAL ROBOT INTEGRATOR

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Nov 20, 2018

Nearly every time a manual process is automated, or when older robotic systems are being replaced, a robot integrator is needed. Robot integrators offer specialized expertise and experience in installing and maintaining robotic systems. They play an ...

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AI + RPA Equals Smarter Onboarding for Insurers AI + RPA EQUALS SMARTER ONBOARDING FOR INSURERS

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Nov 19, 2018

Although the technology necessary to drive a better onboarding experience has changed over time, the goal itself remains unchanged: make the process as intuitive and easy as possible. And whether its new agents, books of business or clients, onboardi...

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Maryland Test Confirms Drones Can Safely Deliver Human Organs MARYLAND TEST CONFIRMS DRONES CAN SAFELY DELIVER HUMAN ORGANS

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Nov 19, 2018

When a patient who needs an organ transplantation is finally matched with a donor, every second matters. A longer wait between when an organ is removed from a donor and when it is placed into a recipient is associated with poorer organ function follo...

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Feed Your Friends With Autonomous Chest-Mounted Robot Arms FEED YOUR FRIENDS WITH AUTONOMOUS CHEST-MOUNTED ROBOT ARMS

blog article

Nov 19, 2018

Eating food is an experience that tends to be about taste and texture and how the food looks and smells. Our focus goes from what’s going on on the plate to what’s going on in our mouths, without a lot of concern about what happens in bet...

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Using electricity and water, a new kind of motor can slide microrobots into motion USING ELECTRICITY AND WATER, A NEW KIND OF MOTOR CAN SLIDE MICROROBOTS INTO MOTION

blog article

Nov 19, 2018

Look around and you’ll likely see something that runs on an electric motor. Powerful and efficient, they keep much of our world moving, everything from our computers to refrigerators to the automatic windows in our cars. But these qualities cha...

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Creating an Easy Robot Ecosystem with Schunk Grippers CREATING AN EASY ROBOT ECOSYSTEM WITH SCHUNK GRIPPERS

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Nov 19, 2018

Well-known and trusted gripper supplier, Schunk, is the perfect ecosystem partner for KUKA's new LBR iisy collaborative robot. Working together, KUKA and Schunk are making it as intuitive as possible to get started quickly with the LBR iisy cobot...

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What Happened to Rethink Robotics? WHAT HAPPENED TO RETHINK ROBOTICS?

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Nov 17, 2018

Rethink Robotics, the Boston, Mass.-based maker of collaborative robots Baxter and Sawyer, shut down on October 3. The Robot Report first reported the story, confirming the news with former Rethink CEO Scott Eckert. Founded in 2008 by former iRobot c...

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Five Data Engineering Requirements for Enabling Machine Learning FIVE DATA ENGINEERING REQUIREMENTS FOR ENABLING MACHINE LEARNING

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Nov 17, 2018

Machine learning is becoming increasingly popular with TDWI audiences. In recent surveys, we’ve seen the use of this technology (and its related technology: statistics for predictive analytics) in the early mainstream phase of adoption. Machine...

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Mobile Apps vs Websites vs Chatbots - which should you opt for MOBILE APPS VS WEBSITES VS CHATBOTS - WHICH SHOULD YOU OPT FOR

blog article

Nov 17, 2018

Till some time back, a question we often got from clients was whether they should opt for a mobile app or a responsive website for customer engagement. But the dynamics have changed in the past couple of years. Now the question we get is whether they...

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Ever wondered to build a Robot which can plant trees!! EVER WONDERED TO BUILD A ROBOT WHICH CAN PLANT TREES!!

blog article

Nov 16, 2018

TreeRover is a robot that autonomously plant trees in areas suffer from deforestation. TreeRover is autonomous and plants trees without the help of human interaction. It's still in its beginning stages with hopes of adding all-terrain tires and i...

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Blockchain for Construction/Real Estate BLOCKCHAIN FOR CONSTRUCTION/REAL ESTATE

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Nov 15, 2018

In April 2018, Thomson Reuters Projects (TRP) and consultancy firm Cavendish Maxwell hosted a
jointly-organized webinar on blockchain and its potential applications for the construction and real
estate industries in the Middle East and ...

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How to Choose the Best Robotic Process Automation Tool for Your Company HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION TOOL FOR YOUR COMPANY

blog article

Nov 15, 2018

Robotic process automation is a key factor in transforming your organisation, making it attuned to state-of-the art technological development, ready to gain a significant competitive advantage in today’s ever evolving market. How does RPA do th...

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5 Ways Robotics is Changing the Manufacturing Industry 5 WAYS ROBOTICS IS CHANGING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Nov 15, 2018

The advancement of robotics is something that’s affecting almost every industry, with manufacturing at the fore. When we incorporate robotics into manufacturing processes and factory operation, we could see an improvement in output. This is the...

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The Key Benefits Offered By Robotic Process Automation Technology For Businesses THE KEY BENEFITS OFFERED BY ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESSES

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Nov 15, 2018

Today, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a fast-growing technology, which is being used in varied industries such as IT, BPO, Insurance, Healthcare, Banking, and Utilities, to name a few. The RPA technology is associated with the automation of rout...

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Isn ISN'T IT AMAZING TO BUILD A HEADLESS ROBOTIC CAT?

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Nov 15, 2018

The company created a headless pet robot (basically a pillow with a tail) that they call a therapeutic robot in the form of a cushion to bring joy and healing to those who can’t have an animal of their own. Like a loving pet, the Fraken-pillow ...

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Robots Finally Learning to Clean the Bathroom ROBOTS FINALLY LEARNING TO CLEAN THE BATHROOM

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Nov 15, 2018

A useful general home robot, as far as I’m concerned, needs to be able to do three things: fold laundry, wash dishes, and clean toilets. That’s all it would take to make me happy. We’ve seen some attempts at both laundry folding and...

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3 Ways to Stay Safe Around Heavy Equipment 3 WAYS TO STAY SAFE AROUND HEAVY EQUIPMENT

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Nov 14, 2018

Approaching the topic of workplace safety around heavy equipment might feel tiring to you if you’ve spent any number of years working in the construction field or any related line of work where equipment is present. Safety reminders are many an...

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Engineering an Organically Expanding Customer Partnership with Diehl Aircabin ENGINEERING AN ORGANICALLY EXPANDING CUSTOMER PARTNERSHIP WITH DIEHL AIRCABIN

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Nov 14, 2018

Diehl Aircabin, as part of the corporate division of Diehl Aerosystems, is a Tier 1 supplier of cabin modules, crew rest compartments, and air ducting for large aircraft manufacturers. They provide a range of highly specialized aviation solutions fro...

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Power Your SAP Investment with CDA and RPA POWER YOUR SAP INVESTMENT WITH CDA AND RPA

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Nov 14, 2018

The goal for finance and accounting teams is to reduce costs and improve efficiency throughout the financial process. And investment in SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is critical for managing the key business functions of your organization, b...

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Want to automate the car parking system, build like the robot that parks your car!! WANT TO AUTOMATE THE CAR PARKING SYSTEM, BUILD LIKE THE ROBOT THAT PARKS YOUR CAR!!

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Nov 14, 2018

The first outdoor valet parking robot created by Stanley Robotics. The self-driving parking robot is fully powered by electricity and ensures zero-emission car storage. Stan is stepping in to give us a stress-free parking experience. Stanley Robotics...

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Scuba Diving Robot SCUBA DIVING ROBOT

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Nov 14, 2018

Ocean One is a robot that assists in specific missions carried out to investigate underwater sites. Thanks to the forced sensors fitted on each hand that enable haptic feedback and other technology, it offers hi-fi feedback to divers. The robot will ...

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What is ROS, and Can it Create a Universal Standard? WHAT IS ROS, AND CAN IT CREATE A UNIVERSAL STANDARD?

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Nov 13, 2018

The biggest problem with robotics research is that everyone is working towards an individual goal. Industrial robotics is such a competitive field that numerous countries and companies prefer to keep their research a secret. As a result, advancements...

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You can also build and own a Robotic Cat!! YOU CAN ALSO BUILD AND OWN A ROBOTIC CAT!!

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Nov 13, 2018

Just this spring, Boston Dynamics announced that SpotMini will become commercially available in 2019. But with the advent of home-robotics tools like Arduino chips and Raspberry Pi computers, the amateur engineer no longer requires an MIT affiliation...

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Zume, the Robotic Pizza Company, Makes Pies Only a Robot Could Love ZUME, THE ROBOTIC PIZZA COMPANY, MAKES PIES ONLY A ROBOT COULD LOVE

blog article

Nov 13, 2018

Zume, the robotic pizza maker, is now valued at more than the US $2 billion, thanks to its latest round of investment. According to The Wall Street Journal, this latest infusion of funds-$375 million-came entirely from SoftBank; and the Japanese cong...

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Robots Getting a Grip on General Manipulation ROBOTS GETTING A GRIP ON GENERAL MANIPULATION

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Nov 13, 2018

While robots have prepared entire breakfasts since 1961, general manipulation in the real world is arguably an even more complex problem than autonomous driving. It is difficult to pinpoint exactly why, though. Closely watching the 1961 video suggest...

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The Latest Robotic Bin Picking Technologies Pushing this Application into the Future THE LATEST ROBOTIC BIN PICKING TECHNOLOGIES PUSHING THIS APPLICATION INTO THE FUTURE

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Nov 13, 2018

Robotic bin picking is the holy grail in industrial automation. Looking, selecting, picking, and placing randomly oriented objects is the ultimate challenge in robotic automation. Since this application has existed, it has been one of the most diffic...

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Automation and AI Use to Triple by 2019 AUTOMATION AND AI USE TO TRIPLE BY 2019

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Nov 12, 2018

The application of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to mission-critical business processes will more than triple by 2019, reflecting growing confidence in such technologies. This is among the findings in the latest ISG research in which we...

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What WHAT'S GOING TO BE BIG IN CHATBOTS FOR 2019?

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Nov 11, 2018

If you’ve been to any website recently, chances are you know what a chatbot is. They’ve been taking the internet by storm, and marketing and sales departments can’t stop talking about them. Slightly different than live chat - where ...

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Would you be Interested to build like transforming robot to overcome Obstacles!! WOULD YOU BE INTERESTED TO BUILD LIKE TRANSFORMING ROBOT TO OVERCOME OBSTACLES!!

blog article

Nov 09, 2018

For the builders of a class of robots called modular self-reconfigurable robots (MSRR), shape-shifting is the first step toward endowing robots with an animal-like adaptability to unknown situations. Penn’s ModLab explores how robots can adapt ...

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The race for robot clairvoyance THE RACE FOR ROBOT CLAIRVOYANCE

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Nov 09, 2018

This week a Harvard Business School student challenged me to name a startup capable of producing an intelligent robot - TODAY! At first, I did not understand the question, as artificial intelligence (AI) is an implement like any other in a roboticist...

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4 Reasons to Use Graphs to Optimize Machine Learning Data Engineering 4 REASONS TO USE GRAPHS TO OPTIMIZE MACHINE LEARNING DATA ENGINEERING

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Nov 09, 2018

One of the innate benefits of using a semantic approach to construct a data fabric is the ability to harmonize all data into an enterprise knowledge graph (predicated on business meaning) that's perfect for machine learning data engineering. Trad...

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A Miniature Robotic Virus Titering System A MINIATURE ROBOTIC VIRUS TITERING SYSTEM

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Nov 09, 2018

Quantification of a virus is required for research protein production, vaccine manufacturing, and scientific publication. Viruses, however, are too small to be counted by naked eyes, therefore they can be enumerated by a method called plaque assay. U...

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Strategies for Crafting Winning Construction Bid Proposals STRATEGIES FOR CRAFTING WINNING CONSTRUCTION BID PROPOSALS

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Nov 08, 2018

None of the work that goes into a construction project-the sweat and the dirt and the sunburns and, finally, the gleaming new structure-ever happens unless you get past the very first phase: the bid. Here, you’re not a construction manager. You...

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Approaching Construction With An Environmental Mind APPROACHING CONSTRUCTION WITH AN ENVIRONMENTAL MIND

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Nov 08, 2018

Construction is a very environmentally intensive process, and when it’s done without the prerequisite oversight, it can lead to serious damage to the surrounding area. This post will explore the ways in which construction companies can improve ...

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Robotiq Improves the World’s Best-Selling Grippers ROBOTIQ IMPROVES THE WORLD’S BEST-SELLING GRIPPERS

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Nov 08, 2018

Robotiq has released the next generation of the world’s best-selling grippers for collaborative robots: the 2F-85 and 2F-140. Both models feature many new updates, while retaining the same key benefits that have inspired thousands of manufactur...

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Robotic Hair Restoration Can Improve Millions of Lives ROBOTIC HAIR RESTORATION CAN IMPROVE MILLIONS OF LIVES

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Nov 08, 2018

KUKA partner, Restoration Robotics, is on a mission to improve the lives of people suffering from hair loss. With the precision, flexibility, and safety provided by KUKA's LBR Med robot, Restoration Robotics has taken another large leap in roboti...

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Remembering the fallen engineers REMEMBERING THE FALLEN ENGINEERS

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Nov 07, 2018

2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, bringing an additional poignancy to this year’s act of remembrance on November 11th. There have been conflicts before and since but we have to look back to 1918 to find the roots of ou...

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Robot Control through Virtual Reality ROBOT CONTROL THROUGH VIRTUAL REALITY

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Nov 07, 2018

The media and entertainment aren't the only applications demonstrated by Virtual Reality (VR) technology. It can also be used for controlling real-world devices; primarily, robots. Already there has been plenty of demonstrations of VR technology ...

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Build and play with your own Robotic Puppet Arms!! BUILD AND PLAY WITH YOUR OWN ROBOTIC PUPPET ARMS!!

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Nov 07, 2018

Disney has developed a new method to remotely control puppets without the use of motors. The pair of robot arms are connected only by flexible pneumatic tubing (tubing that uses compressed air). There are no pumps, valves, sensors, motors, or electro...

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Digital Engineering: Top 5 Imperatives for Communications, Media and Technology Companies DIGITAL ENGINEERING: TOP 5 IMPERATIVES FOR COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

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Nov 07, 2018

Digital initiatives are on the radar for most communications, media, and technology companies. At the highest level, the goal is to deliver more valuable software, more quickly. But for too many companies, the specifics of pursuing digital are hazy. ...

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Veterans in Construction VETERANS IN CONSTRUCTION

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Nov 06, 2018

Veterans, as well as active military members, are a vital segment of the construction workforce. In fact, 15.5% of all veterans enter the construction industry. Today, approximately 666,400 veterans work in the construction and extraction occupation....

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Why RPA + Capture/Intelligent OCR Add Up to Better Business WHY RPA + CAPTURE/INTELLIGENT OCR ADD UP TO BETTER BUSINESS

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Nov 06, 2018

In recent years, the software robot revolution has shown how robotic process automation (RPA) unlocks the value of electronic data previously trapped in internal and external systems to make it easily accessible, manageable and useable. It has also p...

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15 Mistakes People Make With Cobot Safety 15 MISTAKES PEOPLE MAKE WITH COBOT SAFETY

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Nov 06, 2018

Even collaborative robots can have safety problems, but only if you make a mistake. Here are 15 common mistakes that people make with cobot safety. Safety around robots: you need to get it right. When safety procedures aren't followed, people hav...

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The next generation of Robotic Process Automation THE NEXT GENERATION OF ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION

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Nov 06, 2018

Brity Works is an enterprise AI chatbot for Workplace Digitalization. It is an Intelligent Process Automation(IPA) solution, that is beyond Robotic Process Automation(RPA) that does simple, repetitive, non-productive work by understanding human order...

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The world THE WORLD'S MOST ADVANCED SOCIAL ROBOT

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Nov 06, 2018

Furhat is a social robot that communicates with us humans as we do with each other - by speaking, listening, showing emotions and maintaining eye contact. It can serve customers, provide companionship, train employees or teach a language. The only li...

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The 4 Major Challenges Facing Robot Users and Integrators THE 4 MAJOR CHALLENGES FACING ROBOT USERS AND INTEGRATORS

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Nov 06, 2018

The aerospace industry has always been an innovator in terms of automation in the production process. Over the years, the industry has relied more and more heavily on automation to create new sources of efficiency and fend off fierce competition.

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How Do Translation Bots Work? HOW DO TRANSLATION BOTS WORK?

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Nov 05, 2018

It’s anticipated that 80% of all businesses will use chatbots by 2020. They are now available on almost every platform and are more intuitive than ever.  Even though some of the biggest chatbots, like Siri and Alexa, are relatively new, th...

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RPA and BPM: Intelligent Automation Starts Here RPA AND BPM: INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION STARTS HERE

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Nov 05, 2018

Business Process Management (BPM) or Robotic Process Automation (RPA)-which to choose? The right choice depends on the challenge you need to overcome, and surprisingly, the right answer is often both. This is particularly true as digital business tra...

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RPA for Anti-money Laundering RPA FOR ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING

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Nov 05, 2018

RBI has made mandatory to comply with the Bank Secrecy Act and should implement Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules. The purpose of the AML rules is to help detect and report suspicious activities including the predicate offenses to money laundering su...

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Build a companion robot Learning Your Lifestyle! BUILD A COMPANION ROBOT LEARNING YOUR LIFESTYLE!

blog article

Nov 05, 2018

Gain a friend and an assistant in one with this AI robot companion. It gives you helpful updates on weather conditions when you are headed out, and can play music when asked to set the mood or help you relax. As a roommate, friend, and daily partner,...

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Why Employees Are Your Most Vulnerable Asset: Social Engineering Explained WHY EMPLOYEES ARE YOUR MOST VULNERABLE ASSET: SOCIAL ENGINEERING EXPLAINED

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Nov 03, 2018

Social Engineering, unlike common hacking methods such as brute-forcing, cross-site scripting, or keylogging, instead uses a variety of psychological, informational, and behavioral techniques in order to access an organization’s information by ...

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3 Secrets to Serving Up Restaurant Construction Success from a Top Restaurant Contractor 3 SECRETS TO SERVING UP RESTAURANT CONSTRUCTION SUCCESS FROM A TOP RESTAURANT CONTRACTOR

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Nov 02, 2018

Earlier this month, the Englewood Construction team was honored to be recognized as one of the Best Restaurant Contractors in Chicago by Chicago Architects. Given how much restaurant work we do and how important those clients – from national re...

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3 Ways Technology Can Improve Construction Job Site Safety 3 WAYS TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPROVE CONSTRUCTION JOB SITE SAFETY

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Nov 02, 2018

Yes, profits are important-you wouldn’t be in business without them. But as a construction manager, the safety of your workers should be your utmost concern. And in any event, not ensuring their safety has a major impact on your bottom line. A ...

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Which Drug Testing Method Is Best for Your Construction Company WHICH DRUG TESTING METHOD IS BEST FOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

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Nov 02, 2018

The construction industry tops the Bureau of Labor Statistics list of most dangerous jobs. This is a fast-paced industry that requires the use of heavy equipment, and often, hazardous chemicals. To complete projects safely and efficiently, contractor...

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U.S. Construction Spending Hits $1,329.5 Billion in September U.S. CONSTRUCTION SPENDING HITS $1,329.5 BILLION IN SEPTEMBER

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Nov 01, 2018

Construction spending increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,329.5 billion in September 2018. This is just 0.05% higher than August’s estimate which has been revised up from $1,318.5 billion to $1,328.8 billion. July’s estim...

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5 Steps to Implementing Robotic Process Automation in Small and Medium Businesses 5 STEPS TO IMPLEMENTING ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION IN SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES

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Nov 01, 2018

Managing changes in the dynamics of the labor market, economic uncertainty, increasing competitiveness, tight margins, looking for opportunities to control and lower operational costs to ensuring overall profitability and growth - these are all const...

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5 Reasons Data Is Construction’s Most Valuable Resource 5 REASONS DATA IS CONSTRUCTION’S MOST VALUABLE RESOURCE

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Oct 31, 2018

A few months ago, The Economist referred to data as the oil of modern times, underlining its immense importance for every aspect of society both on a professional and personal level. It goes without saying that the construction industry is no excepti...

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It is Time to Get Excited About Kofax RPA IT IS TIME TO GET EXCITED ABOUT KOFAX RPA

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Oct 31, 2018

We live in a world that is information driven. Whether it is millions of bits of data generated by sensors (IoT), volumes of data produced by ERP, MRP and CRM systems or multitudes of unstructured data or content such as emails, documents, presentati...

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Build your own self Transforming Robot! BUILD YOUR OWN SELF TRANSFORMING ROBOT!

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Oct 31, 2018

This robot designed by an Award-winning industrial designer, Shunji Yamanaka. This incredible work of mechanical engineering can transform between walking, rolling, and spinning, and even climbs stairs. It features a newly developed ultra-multi-motor...

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This Robot Transforms Itself to Navigate an Obstacle Course THIS ROBOT TRANSFORMS ITSELF TO NAVIGATE AN OBSTACLE COURSE

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Oct 31, 2018

When you’ve got a hammer, everything looks like a nail, but the world starts to look more interesting if your hammer can change shape. For the builders of a class of robots called modular self-reconfigurable robots (MSRR), shape-shifting is the...

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5 Major Hazards That Introduce Liability in Construction Projects 5 MAJOR HAZARDS THAT INTRODUCE LIABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

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Oct 30, 2018

Even the big construction firms make mistakes, and when they do it, millions of dollars are at stake. As a smaller construction firm, you aren’t likely to face lawsuits on that scale, but even a much smaller lawsuit could break your firm’...

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David vs Goliath or Challengers vs. Large Enterprises: How RPA is helping to win the battle DAVID VS GOLIATH OR CHALLENGERS VS. LARGE ENTERPRISES: HOW RPA IS HELPING TO WIN THE BATTLE

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Oct 30, 2018

Ambitious, growing companies or Challengers competing in tough markets, especially against large, powerful enterprises face a David & Goliath tussle. This may, according to the Oxford Learner Dictionaries, be described as a situation in which a s...

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How to Get More from the 3-Finger Gripper With ROS HOW TO GET MORE FROM THE 3-FINGER GRIPPER WITH ROS

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Oct 30, 2018

The new Robotiq ROS package is now available! Here's what you need to know about the package. What is it? What does it include? And what can it do for you? The 3-Finger Gripper is one of our most iconic products. It turns up in groundbreaking rob...

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Isn ISN'T COOL TO BUILD ROBOT WHICH BUILDS ROBOTS?

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Oct 30, 2018

Factory for the future is Coming! Robots We are approaching a point in our technological evolution in which the influence and presence of robotics are becoming undeniable. Most recently, some examples of this include the increased use of robotics in ...

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How NASA Will Use Robots to Create Rocket Fuel From Martian Soil HOW NASA WILL USE ROBOTS TO CREATE ROCKET FUEL FROM MARTIAN SOIL

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Oct 30, 2018

The year is 2038. After 18 months living and working on the surface of Mars, a crew of six explorers boards a deep-space transport rocket and leaves for Earth. No humans are staying behind, but work goes on without them: Autonomous robots will keep r...

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4 Futuristic Attributes of Collaborative Robots 4 FUTURISTIC ATTRIBUTES OF COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS

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Oct 30, 2018

Collaborative robots have become a regular part of applications with high part mixes at low volumes. These kinds of tasks require high degrees of flexibility and safety, as oftentimes collaborative robots must work alongside a human worker, and many ...

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Robotics pioneer believes machines will make us happier ROBOTICS PIONEER BELIEVES MACHINES WILL MAKE US HAPPIER

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Oct 30, 2018

Innovation in robotics and omnipresence of real robot technology is unstoppable. Robotics engineer Oh Jun-Ho is convinced this is a good thing. Oh created a state-of-the-art humanoid robot, HUBO. That robot that was declared best humanoid in the DARP...

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A Guide to Robotic Process Automation A GUIDE TO ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION

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Oct 29, 2018

Despite advances in process automation, vital business processes consisting of data-driven tasks such as collecting, reviewing, and inputting information still exist in most organizations. These tasks are mundane, repetitive and okay, boring. IT grou...

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Women in Construction WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION

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Oct 29, 2018

Randstad CPE surveyed more than 5,500 people from the construction, property, engineering and rail industries to find out why so few women become managers.

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This Underwater Drone is Equipped with A 4K Camera THIS UNDERWATER DRONE IS EQUIPPED WITH A 4K CAMERA

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Oct 28, 2018

Spry is a fully-functioning drone that can go from underwater to the surface and up to the skies. It reduces glare and image distortion and can stay airborne for up to 17 minutes. Meanwhile, its impressive three-bladed high angle propellers ensure th...

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This Personal Service Robot Keeps Your Home Neat And Tidy THIS PERSONAL SERVICE ROBOT KEEPS YOUR HOME NEAT AND TIDY

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Oct 27, 2018

The Human Service Robot offers a bold vision of personal robotics. The brainchild of engineers at Toyota, it is assisted by a suite of technology including AI, sensors, and cameras to provide superior home cleaning options. Goodbye tiresome chores, T...

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The future of preconstruction starts with automation THE FUTURE OF PRECONSTRUCTION STARTS WITH AUTOMATION

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Oct 26, 2018

The preconstruction industry is in the midst of transformation. More owners are bringing on general contractors earlier in the preconstruction process, creating workload challenges and making preconstruction more critical than ever before. More proce...

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How This Robotic Farm Is Reimagining Agriculture HOW THIS ROBOTIC FARM IS REIMAGINING AGRICULTURE

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Oct 26, 2018

Iron Ox is joining automating farming by combining robotics and hydroponics. They are using technology similar to self-driving cars, using sensors and computer vision.

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The Great Data Transformation: How the Industry Is Capitalising on Digitalisation Part 2: Real-Life Examples from Shell, Transocean, and SBM Offshore THE GREAT DATA TRANSFORMATION: HOW THE INDUSTRY IS CAPITALISING ON DIGITALISATION PART 2: REAL-LIFE EXAMPLES FROM SHELL, TRANSOCEAN, AND SBM OFFSHORE

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Oct 26, 2018

In the first part of this paper, OSIsoft explored how TransCanada, Petronas, and ADNOC Onshore have successfully embarked on a digital transformation with real-time operational data. Now, we’d like to share the success stories from such leading indus...

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THE DIGITAL REFINERY How MOL used a new approach to data to improve plant diagnostics, adopt alternate crudes and save millions. THE DIGITAL REFINERY HOW MOL USED A NEW APPROACH TO DATA TO IMPROVE PLANT DIAGNOSTICS, ADOPT ALTERNATE CRUDES AND SAVE MILLIONS.

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Oct 26, 2018

The petroleum industry is once again in the midst of titanic changes.Declining prices, expanding sources of supply, rising regulatory requirements and, perhaps most importantly of all, a dramatic shift in markets like transportation are forcing compa...

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Impacting The Bottom Line 10 real-world examples of oil and gas innovators using data for economic effect IMPACTING THE BOTTOM LINE 10 REAL-WORLD EXAMPLES OF OIL AND GAS INNOVATORS USING DATA FOR ECONOMIC EFFECT

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Oct 26, 2018

In a new era of heightened oil-price volatility, data and technology are crucial in helping operators cut costs and maximise value. As everybody in the oil industry knows, it’s battling against low crude prices, tougher regulations, alternative forms...

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Taking Procure-to-Pay to the Next Level with Robotic Process Automation TAKING PROCURE-TO-PAY TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION

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Oct 25, 2018

Organizations have a lot riding on the efficiency and effectiveness of their procure-to-pay processes. Disruptions to an organization’s ability to purchase or pay for materials, goods, and services can negatively impact its supply chain, custom...

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Robotic standards are a pursuit, not a destination ROBOTIC STANDARDS ARE A PURSUIT, NOT A DESTINATION

blog article

Oct 25, 2018

A few weeks ago, we talked about the reality of automation-as-a-service and the raft of benefits that approach can bring for customers. Today, we’re taking a wider view of Robotics-as-a-Standard and the work being done to ensure interoperable, ...

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The Present and Future of RPA Innovation at Softomotive THE PRESENT AND FUTURE OF RPA INNOVATION AT SOFTOMOTIVE

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Oct 25, 2018

RPA is a large and growing part of modern business, delivering significant benefits to enterprises worldwide. As the technology evolves and its benefits become clearer, RPA solutions are entering the mainstream. Solutions will only continue to become...

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The ROI of Security Robots THE ROI OF SECURITY ROBOTS

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Oct 25, 2018

As we all know, security is not a revenue generator. Ensuring the safety and security of people, places, and assets are considered a valuable and important investment. Even so, security professionals are consistently asked to measure the return on in...

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5 key questions to ask when buying a security robot 5 KEY QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN BUYING A SECURITY ROBOT

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Oct 25, 2018

Identifying, selecting, and implementing a new security solution can be a headache for even the most seasoned corporate security director. Industry innovation, such as the increased use of security robots, drone technology, and artificial intelligenc...

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Watch This Sewing Robot In Action WATCH THIS SEWING ROBOT IN ACTION

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Oct 25, 2018

Sewbo is a robot designed to assist the garment production sector. It’s all thanks to the combination of smart engineering that goes into the robot’s design as well as the stiffening process that readies the cloth for the automated sewing...

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How to Identify the Best Provider of Hardware Finishes for Multi-Unit Construction HOW TO IDENTIFY THE BEST PROVIDER OF HARDWARE FINISHES FOR MULTI-UNIT CONSTRUCTION

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Oct 24, 2018

Data from the U.S. Census Bureau showed that August 2018 housing starts in buildings with five or more units grew 37% compared with the year before, indicating that multi-family housing continues to lead growth in the housing market. As more and more...

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Risk and control considerations within robotic process automation implementations RISK AND CONTROL CONSIDERATIONS WITHIN ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION IMPLEMENTATIONS

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Oct 24, 2018

Since the advent of technology as a vehicle to accelerate business performance within organizations, risk management has often been perceived as a foundational, yet sometimes burdensome, the pillar that has frequently been sidestepped since inception...

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Tiny Drones Team Up to Open Doors TINY DRONES TEAM UP TO OPEN DOORS

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Oct 24, 2018

In a move inspired by natural engineering, robotics researchers have demonstrated how tiny palm-size drones can forcefully tug objects 40 times their own mass by anchoring themselves to the ground or to walls. It’s a glimpse into how small dron...

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Stanford researchers modify small flying robots to haul heavy loads STANFORD RESEARCHERS MODIFY SMALL FLYING ROBOTS TO HAUL HEAVY LOADS

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Oct 24, 2018

Small flying robots can perch and move objects 40 times their weight with the help of powerful winches and two previous inventions - gecko adhesives and microspines. Mark Cutkosky and Matthew Estrada partnered with Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lau...

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Why Engineers in the AEC Industry Need the PMP WHY ENGINEERS IN THE AEC INDUSTRY NEED THE PMP

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Oct 23, 2018

Fellow engineer-managers, listen up. It’s our responsibility to ensure that the engineers and project managers working for us are trained and equipped to perform their assigned duties.  When we fail at this task, then we fail not only the ...

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Overview of Robotics in Neurosurgery OVERVIEW OF ROBOTICS IN NEUROSURGERY

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Oct 23, 2018

Advances in 3D imaging, in combination with maturing robotics technology, has resulted in several FDA approved neurosurgical robotic systems on the market today. These systems allow surgeons to make precise manipulations in the brain and on the spine...

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Assessment of Licensing Impacts on Construction ASSESSMENT OF LICENSING IMPACTS ON CONSTRUCTION

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Oct 23, 2018

More than 25 years ago, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission added an alternative to the traditional 10 CFR Part 50 build-and-then-license approach to new nuclear plants. This alternative promulgated in 10 CFR Part 52, enables companies to license-then-...

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Unlocking the Value of AI and RPA in Banking UNLOCKING THE VALUE OF AI AND RPA IN BANKING

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Oct 23, 2018

What’s Next in Digital Banking. Throughout our series, we are featuring exclusive interviews with industry experts to help create a snapshot of where banks are on the digital continuum, where they’re going and the steps they’re taki...

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How Cobots Are Changing Metal Fabrication HOW COBOTS ARE CHANGING METAL FABRICATION

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Oct 23, 2018

Metal fabrication advancements affect a wide variety of sectors, ranging from automotive to mining. And companies specializing in metal fabrication know they must readily adapt to changing customer needs to stay profitable. One way they’re doin...

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