3 Cool New Bionic Robots With AI Technology From FESTO You Didn't Know

| December 10, 2018

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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 motion-tracking system, the ultra-lightweight flying object is able to move semi-autonomously in defined airspace.

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COVID-19: Construction Companies and Others Help with PPE

Article | April 21, 2020

As nations the world over continue working through the uncertainty of COVID-19, personal protective equipment is more important than ever. Under these circumstances, however, PPE doesn’t relate to the hard hats, eye protection and steel toe boots our concrete blog typically covers. It’s the protective items healthcare professionals need to perform their work safely. Medical PPE has been in short supply, with consumers looking to protect themselves against the COVID-19 coronavirus snapping up face masks, gloves and the like. As medical facilities’ need for these important tools grows, however, many have turned to unlikely sources: Construction companies.

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Full Throttle: Altair Accelerates Engineering Simulations with NVIDIA GPUs

Article | March 26, 2020

Whether analyzing fluid dynamics or speccing performance, engineers need to create high-quality simulations long before a single physical prototype takes shape. To help engineers gain deeper insights into their designs, two products from engineering software company Altair - Altair AcuSolve and Thea Render - now offer enhanced support for NVIDIA GPUs, which produce incredible performance and speedu.

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4 Big Takeaways from CONEXPO 2020

Article | March 19, 2020

As the global construction industry came together for CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 on March 10-13 in Las Vegas, it became apparent to us at Autodesk that the construction industry feels as excited as ever about what the jobsite of the future may look like. With 130,000 registrations for the once-every-three-year event, the hunger for new innovation and technology was readily apparent across the vast expo halls.

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