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Month: December 2017

Robotics | IoT

9 Ways You Can Use Your Devices for Advanced Scientific Research

Want to help solve world problems like finding a cure for cancer? Looking to make a global impact in 2018 with minimal effort on your part? It’s relatively easy to use your devices for scientific research by donating processing power from your various smart devices. Being a citizen scientist is easy! With almost four billion internet […]

Making Acrylic Pour Art with a Colander

Forget spin art. Try your hand at creating some cool art with a kitchen colander.
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The Technologies We’ll Have Our Eyes on in 2018

It’s that time of year again when our team has a little fun and throws on our futurist glasses to look ahead at some of the technologies and trends we’re most anticipating next year. Whether the implications of a technology are vast or it resonates with one of us personally, here’s the list from some […]

Tips of the Year: The Best Tips of 2017

A roundup of some of the best tips we came across this year.
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Robots are software and software is “eating the world”

(Following is an unedited webinar, presented by Robert Dahlstrom is founder and CEO of Apellix Robotics.) Today we’re talking about robots, and more specifically software controlled robots and how robots are software. As we know, robots and certain drones are definitely hardware, but what does hardware require to run and operate? Obviously, the answer is…

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Digitized to Democratized: These Are the 6 Ds of Exponential Technologies

“The Six Ds are a chain reaction of technological progression, a road map of rapid development that always leads to enormous upheaval and opportunity.” –Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler, Bold We live in incredible times. News travels the globe in an instant. Music, movies, games, communication, and knowledge are ever-available on always-connected devices. From biotechnology […]

Is your robot battery up to the task?

The very purpose of using a robot to automate a process relies on the robot being accurate and repeatable. As robots move from environments where they were traditionally used behind cages to open environments, it is important that their power solutions keep up. Here, Michele Windsor, global marketing manager at global battery specialist Ultralife Corporation,…

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Want Self-Healing Robots and Tires? Elastomers May Hold the Key

We all have scars, and each one tells a story. Tales of tomfoolery, tales of haphazardness, or in my case, tales of stupidity. Whether the cause of your scar was a push-bike accident, a lack of concentration while cutting onions, or simply the byproduct of an active lifestyle, the experience was likely extremely painful and […]

Roborace (first driverless electric racing competition) this January in UK

Roborace — the world’s first driverless electric racing competition — will take place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham (UK) January 11 to 14, 2018 at the Autosport Stage at Autosport Intl. 2018. Visitors will see Roborace’s autonomous Robocar from Friday through to Sunday. Roborace is a platform for the development of autonomous technology…

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