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House 3D Printed Using Additive Construction

August 15, 2019

S-Squared 3D printers started out as a desktop 3D printer manufacturing company in 2014. While the company still continues to produce and sell its AFP...

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Conductive Strips 3D Printed on Rose Petals

August 8, 2019

The Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University have partnered together to create a new method to print metal traces of softer materials. The researcher...

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US Marines’ latest Air Defense System Takes Down Drone

August 6, 2019

The LMADIS, or the Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System, is the Marine Corps newest successful reaction to enemy drones. With the ability to att...

Industry

ThrowFlame Creates Flamethrower Drone

July 30, 2019

Most of today’s drones are designed for basic aerial photography, but there are some that have been recently outfitted with flamethrowers. Designed by...

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Bouncing Robot Created to Traverse Low Gravity Environments

July 30, 2019

When asked to think about the moon landing, the first thing that comes to many people’s minds is the image of an astronaut bouncing up and down in the...

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Apollo 11 Moon Landing Site Still There After 50 Years

July 24, 2019

On July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 landed on the moon in the Sea of Tranquility. The moon landing was a giant leap for mankind and those small steps Neil Arms...

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7 Innovations that Emerged From the Apollo Program

July 23, 2019

The Apollo program and the moon landing is one of man’s greatest feats in history. It took a lot man power and innovation to reach it, but what people...

Industry

Volkswagen Creates New Microbus Concept using AI

July 23, 2019

The Electronics Research Laboratory or ERL was founded by Volkswagen in Belmont, California to function as the company’s center for research and innov...

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Octinion Develops Strawberry Picking Robot

July 22, 2019

Octinion, a robotics engineering company located in Belgium has recently created a robot capable of picking strawberries. It was created to help farme...

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Vegebot Harvests Lettuce Using Machine Learning Algorithm

July 22, 2019

Up until now, Ice Berg lettuce has been a tough crop to automatically collect, but engineers at the University of Cambridge have created a new robot, ...

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Airless Tire Prototype Could Be Seen By 2024

July 10, 2019

In an effort to raise road safety, a new prototype for an airless tire was produced by Michelin, an automotive tire company in partnership with Genera...

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Black Hornet PRS Drone Tested by US Army

June 28, 2019

In Quarter 1 of 2019 FLIR systems received a 39.6 million dollar contract for their Black Hornet PRS(Personal Reconnaissance System) drones by the Uni...

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Engineering and Fabricating the World’s Biggest Power Rollers for a 300-Ton Generator

January 31, 2018

Power rollers allow a generator's stator core to be rotated as the core is wound. This allows bars to be installed at the optimum position, greatly i...

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100 Drones Fly Simultaneously to Set New World Record

January 14, 2016

Drone 100 was a crazy idea that came out of a hallway conversation inside Intel, and now it has become a reality. Working with Ars Electronica Futurel...

Industry

Renewable Energy’s Secret Weapon: The Power Wall

December 30, 2015

Tesla Power Wall:Renewable Energy’s Secret Weapon Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test Indeed, the breadth of potenti...

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Watch This Hoverboard Fly Over Water

December 3, 2015

A hoverboard over water? It is yet another attempt to make the hoverboard dream a reality. Omni has flown farther than any other board, setting the re...

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Meet China’s Bridge Building Machine

October 29, 2015

Behold, the heavy industry SLJ900/32 mobile bridge building machine! The 580 ton, colossal machine created by Beijing Wowjoint Machinery Company measu...

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The Tech ‘Back to the Future’ Predicted for 2015 – and What it Missed

October 22, 2015

How does today’s tech compare to the alternate 2015 visited by Marty McFly, and which modern marvels could never have been predicted back in the...

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Are Driverless Cars the Future?

October 16, 2015

Imagine a driver-free world. Where technology grabs the wheel and safely chauffeurs you back and forth from point A to point B. It’s closer than you t...

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Giant Robot Will Build Huge Composite Parts for Mars and Beyond

September 18, 2015

In this video, experts at NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center explain how a new robotic composite fiber placement system will be used to build l...

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3D Printed Smart Cooler Is Powered By Solar Panels

September 10, 2015

Though it’s being introduced toward the end of the summer season, the 3D printed smart cooler developed by United Kingdom-based startup Nipi Smart Coo...

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How to 3D Scan Your Face and 3D Print onto MLB Figurine

September 3, 2015

Sam’s Club knows its members are always looking for the next big thing! They partnered with 3D+Me to bring this innovative experience to their m...

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Luminous carpeting | A unique new way to make floor designs truly persuasive

August 20, 2015

The next time you’re in an airport looking for your terminal, you might be looking down instead of up for directions. That’s because Dutch...

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Engineering the Lexus Hoverboard

August 7, 2015

Lexus has collaborated with a team of scientists from IFW Dresden and evico GmbH, who specialize in magnetic levitation technology, to finally make Ma...

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Vortex Bladeless Wind Generator

June 30, 2015

There are turbines that resemble trees, and turbines that resemble donuts, and now there are turbines that resemble… sticks. A Spanish company h...

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3D Printing Hershey Kisses

June 10, 2015

Food safe 3D printing may be closer than we think. Traditional food purveyors Hershey and the Culinary Institute of America take a step into the futur...

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Watch Robots 3D Print A Bridge

June 9, 2015

A company called MX3D plans to use robots to ‘draw’ a bridge building machine into midair over an Amsterdam canal.

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