Submitted by Joe Feeley on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 14:53
Here's a very slick video called Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme, produced by engineers at the University of Pennsylvania. At its conclusion is a link to another video in which they tell us how they did it.
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Wed, 03/27/2013 - 09:54
Here's an excerpt from a short article that might interest you:Fraunhofer Research Institute Develops Industrial Machines With Built-in Copy Protection"Mention counterfeit goods and most people will probably think of knock-off watches or pirated DVDs, but counterfeiting is a much wider problem.
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 11:22
During a few recent vendor visits I've seen more examples of automation suppliers promoting aesthetics of design in what I'd consider non-customary places, and the use of contemporary social media-influenced interfaces.
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Wed, 09/26/2012 - 16:47
IMS Research projects world sales revenue of operator terminals with embedded PLC hardware will rise from $99 million in 2011, to approximately $148 million in 2016; a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 9% over the period.
This has to be one of the coolest steppers-work-like-servos stories ever. Now, you may already know about Winter, the three-month-old, bottlenose dolphin that became tightly trapped in a crab trap line and lost her tail in 2006, and was rescued by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) from Mosquito Lagoon near...