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 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 Thu, 09/20/2012 - 17:18
Here's a quick update about two of the many exhibitors that caught my attention at September's IMTS 2012 in Chicago. I'll do more as I can. The event now includes an Industrial Automation North America (IANA) conference and exhibitor component produced by Deutsche Messe, the folks who do the Hannover Fair.
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 12:28
Here's a pretty timeless excerpt from a February 2010 article about managing customer expectations, and the value of repurposing elements of previous successful designs in new projects, rather than starting from scratch every time:"Creative people will tend by nature to customize 100%, if not coached on the benefits of reusing...