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    SUB-TERAHERTZ SENSOR COULD HELP AUTONOMOUS CARS SEE THROUGH FOG

    Feb 15, 2019

    Sub-terahertz wavelengths are between microwave and infrared radiation on the electromagnetic spectrum and can be detected through fog and dust clouds. A sub-terahertz imaging system sends an initial signal through a transmitter, then a receiver measures the absorption and reflection of the reboundi...

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    HOW 3D SCANNING IMPROVES VIRTUAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

    Feb 15, 2019

    3D scanning has advanced dramatically in recent years and the breadth of fields where the technology has found an application has grown. Reverse engineering is no longer the only player in the 3D scanning market. Today, museums are using 3D scanning for archiving, and even Hollywood studios are impl...

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    SMOOTHING THE RIDE: HOW AUTONOMOUS CARS WILL STOP PASSENGERS FEELING ILL

    Feb 15, 2019

    There’s a big issue with autonomous vehicles and it isn’t whether they’ll crash. Take the driver away from the steering wheel and allow passengers to do other things and there’s a risk they might get motion sickness as they’re more likely to feel the effects of the vehi...

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    SAMSUNG TO ROLL OUT CONSUMER ROBOTS OVER THE COMING YEAR

    Feb 15, 2019

    One of the world’s largest manufacturers of consumer electronics is leaning into a powerful new trend for the sector: robots. Samsung announced plans last month to release a commercial line of AI-enabled robots later in 2019. The Samsung Bot, as it will be officially known, will initially hit ...

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    VERSABUILT AND UNIVERSAL ROBOTS UNVEIL NEW CNC SOLUTIONS FOR COLLABORATION ROBOTS

    Feb 15, 2019

    VersaBuilt and Universal Robots recently teamed up to create a new solution that allows CNC machines to directly communicate with collaborative robots also known as cobots. The CNC Communication URCap is a powerful and improved interface designed for machine tending applications. It allows a UR cobo...

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    UPCOMING EUSPEN EVENT TO HIGHLIGHT AM FOR PRECISION ENGINEERING

    Feb 15, 2019

    The European Society for Precision Engineering & Nanotechnology (euspen) is preparing to host its 19th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Bilbao, Spain this June. The focus of this year’s event? Manufacturing technology of the additive sort.
    According to a recent statement by euspe...

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    NEW AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DOCTORATE AT UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA TO SUPPORT U.S. SPACE PROGRAM

    Feb 15, 2019

    As new commercial space ventures develop in Florida and around the nation, UCF’s new doctorate in aerospace engineering to begin next fall harkens back to one of the university’s original missions: provide support to the U.S. space program.
    The Department of Mechanical and Aerospa...

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    THIS IS THE FIRST WALKING ROBOT THAT NAVIGATES WITHOUT GPS

    Feb 14, 2019

    Now, researchers took inspiration from these tiny insects to design a robot that can move independently and then find its way back to its base without any GPS or mapping. They have appropriately named it the AntBot. Engineered by CNRS and Aix-Marseille University researchers at ISM, the Ant Bot func...

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TRENDING NEWS


    METHOD FOR SOFT ACTUATION EYED FOR NEW DEVICES, ROBOTS

    Mar 20, 2019

    Researchers at Harvard University have designed a reconfigurable soft actuator that can mimic the complex movements found in nature for the development of next-generation robotics. A team at Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a method to change ...

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    A LOOK AROUND CONSTRUCTION IN THE REGION RIGHT NOW, FROM NEW HOTELS TO NEW APARTMENTS

    Mar 20, 2019

    Winter is finally or at least, officially over, and new buildings are springing up around the Albany region. University at Albany is building a $180 million academic complex, Peter Luizzi is building a $60 million gated community and Ayco is building a $56 million headquarters in Latham. These are s...

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    LUT UNIVERSITY: NORDIC EXCELLENCE IN ENGINEERING PROGRAMS

    Mar 20, 2019

    At LUT University, the School of Engineering Science offers high-quality Master’s programmes in computer science, specifically in software engineering and computational engineering. With such a diverse focus, the programmes open a range of career opportunities, but for those looking for and va...

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    FLIPKART DEPLOYS 100 AUTOMATED ROBOTS IN ITS BENGALURU DELIVERY HUB

    Mar 20, 2019

    Walmart-owned Flipkart has deployed around 100 robots in one of its delivery hubs in the outskirts of Bengaluru to help sort packages and streamline its supply chain.
    According to the company, the robots which are automated guided vehicles, will be working in a tight grid and use collision av...

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    NVIDIA’S ISAAC SDK BRINGS MODERN AI TO AUTONOMOUS MACHINES

    Mar 20, 2019

    Robotics developers are off to the races creating autonomous machines of the future, said NVIDIA Corp. this week. The company said it’s fueling their efforts with the NVIDIA Isaac software development kit, which will be publicly available soon as a free robotics developer toolbox for accelerat...

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    BRAINLAB ACQUIRES ROBOTICS PLATFORM COMPANY MEDINEERING

    Mar 20, 2019

    Brainlab, a global pioneer of software-driven medical technology, announced today the acquisition of Medineering, a developer of application-specific robotic technologies. With this move, Brainlab is driving the democratization of digital surgery with scalable solutions that expand clinical frontier...

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    FLIPKART INTRODUCES ROBOT-BASED SORTATION TECH AT FACILITY IN BENGALURU

    Mar 19, 2019

    E-commerce marketplace Flipkart Tuesday said it has introduced the country's first robot-based sortation technology, automated guided vehicles, at its sortation facility in Bengaluru. A Flipkart statement said the company has introduced over 100 AGVs at its sortation facility in Soukya, Bengalur...

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    AMAZON SHOWS OFF ROBOTICS IN NEWLY OPENED SPARROWS POINT WAREHOUSE

    Mar 19, 2019

    Employees of Amazon’s newest Baltimore-area warehouse work alongside a fleet of robots to store, select, pack and ship hundreds of thousands of orders each day to send to consumers doorsteps.
    On Tuesday, the e-commerce giant marked the official opening of the state-of-the-art fulfillmen...

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    MEET THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO EARN A PHD IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

    Mar 19, 2019

    An African lady has become the first Black woman to get a doctorate degree in aerospace engineering. The talented lady is said to be a national aeronautics and space administration whiz. 30-year-old Wendy Okolo has achieved a lot in her career. African is slowly becoming known for producing geniuses...

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    ANOTHER ROLE FOR CONSTRUCTION CRANES: ECONOMIC INDICATOR

    Mar 19, 2019

    To determine the health of the economy, you could scrutinize the minutes of Federal Reserve meetings, pore over the latest economic data and scour trade publications. Or you could simply look up.
    The towering cranes that rise above development sites can be a useful financial indicator, like c...

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    REVEALING THE RULES BEHIND VIRUS SCAFFOLD CONSTRUCTION

    Mar 19, 2019

    A team of researchers including Northwestern Engineering faculty has expanded the understanding of how virus shells self-assemble, an important step toward developing techniques that use viruses as vehicles to deliver targeted drugs and therapeutics throughout the body.
    By performing multiple...

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    CZECH INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION DOWN IN JANUARY 2019

    Mar 19, 2019

    Both industrial production and construction have been weakening since beginning of this year. Industrial production contracted by 1.1% and construction by 13.2% year-on-year in January 2019, according to data by the Czech Statistics Office (CSO) published on March 15. Seasonally adjusted industrial ...

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    DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING RECOGNIZES EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT LEADERS

    Mar 19, 2019

    Several outstanding students in the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering were honored in the E-Knowledge Commons on March 13. The undergraduate students addressed the crowd before accepting their awards, often recognizing the support they received during their studies that helped propel t...

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    UK’S AUTOMATA RAISES $7.4M FOR ITS LIGHTWEIGHT INDUSTRIAL DESKTOP ROBOT

    Mar 19, 2019

    Manufacturing has been one of the biggest and earliest adopters of robotics innovations in the last several years, but with that early movement has also come entrenchment: the industry is rife with expensive, oversized machines that often run on proprietary operating systems, making them hard to upg...

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    ROBOT ARMS WITH THE FLEXIBILITY OF AN ELEPHANT'S TRUNK

    Mar 19, 2019

    Unlike conventional robot arms with hinged and swivel joints, new flexible arms being developed by Professor Stefan Seelecke and his research group at Saarland University are constructed using muscles made from shape-memory wires that have the ability to bend in almost any direction and to wind them...

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    ROBOT-GUIDED VIDEO GAME GETS OLDER ADULTS OUT OF COMFORT ZONE, LEARNING AND WORKING TOGETHER

    Mar 18, 2019

    Two residents of Elmcroft Senior Living sat side-by-side facing a large screen, raising their hands in tandem as the watch-style devices on their wrists controlled the avatars in front of them. Every so often, a squat little robot off to the side would remind them the object of the game: Get your av...

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