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The Impact of 3-D printing on Supply Chains

Presently, 3-D printing is having a small effect on distribution, but in the future it could put a serious dent in the supply chain.

The First 5 Material Liquid Cooled 3D Printer

The most unique feature is the ability to print in 5 different colors or materials in a single print, without doing any manual color swapping.

OpenFPV

From Tilman Griesel's posts on DIY Drones: Open source project to make FPV(first person view) with the raspberry pi easy to use for every one. OpenFPV is a project that us

HEXO+ and their wildly successful Kickstarter project

It’s a drone with an intelligent system that allows anyone to program it and have it either track a subject or follow planned scenarios.

5 Robotics Related Kickstarters And One Funded Product Available Now

We're always looking for new companies and products to spark the imagination of our readers. Crowd funding is a great place to look. Here are a few we think you will enjoy learning about.

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JIBO

From JIBO's Indiegogo campaign:

Friendly, helpful and intelligent. From social robotics pioneer Dr. Cynthia Breazeal.

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GeckoSystems Applauds BusinessInsider.com's

"...Market Forecast And Growth Trends For Consumer And Office Robots." BI Intelligence assesses the market for consumer and office robots, taking a close look at the three distinct categories within this market.

IMTS 2014 - Fanuc - Series 30i CNC

FANUC's new Series 0i-F CNC is the latest generation of the world's most popular and best value Series 0i CNC that now has commonality of design to the versatile Series 30i CNC and a 15" display option.

SNAP Vision Technologies Introduces Personal Aerial Survey Drone, StitchCAM

Today drones take on a higher purpose as SNAP Vision Technologies introduces a personal aerial survey drone called the StitchCAM, a Kickstarter.com project that gives farmers an affordable, precise way to assess the health of their crops, increase crop yields and use water more efficiently.

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George Brown College - Earn Your Certificate As A Robotics Technician

George Brown College - Earn Your Certificate As A Robotics Technician

Study online at your own pace to earn your certificate as a Robotics Technician. This program prepares you to develop, install, maintain, and repair industrial robotic systems. The Robotics simulation software, RoboLogix, is designed to emulate real-world robotics applications. Users gain 'hands-on' programming experience though teach-pendant and 3D simulation environment. With RoboLogix, the user can run the simulator to test and visually examine the execution of robot programs and control algorithms, while plotting instantaneous joint accelerations, velocities and positions. Learn more.

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NSTA -National Science Teachers Association

NSTA -National Science Teachers Association

We're dedicated to improving science instruction and increasing public awareness of science education.