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Robotics Fast Track foresees cost-effective development of new capabilities by engaging cutting-edge groups and individuals who traditionally have not worked with the federal government
ABB, a leading power and automation group, announced it acquired Gomtec GmbH to expand its offering in the field of collaborative robots. The parties agreed not to disclose financial terms of the transaction. Gomtec, based near Munich, Germany, is a privately he
3-D printing could really change medical research. Important questions can be answered, saving both time and money, as 3-D-printed models give surgeons new perspectives and opportunities to practice, and patients and their families a deeper understanding of complex procedure
Smart buildings are often moving the wrong way, with more central “cloud-based” decision making, and less autonomy.
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A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported.
Two years ago, doctors in California implanted a pair of tiny chips into the brain of Erik Sorto that decoded his thoughts to move the free-standing robotic arm. The 34-year-old has been working with researchers and occupational therapists to practice and fine-tune his movements.
It's the latest attempt at creating mind-controlled prosthetics to help disabled people gain more independence. In the last decade, several people outfitted with brain implants have used their minds to control a computer cursor or steer prosthetic limbs. Full Article:
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In-House Solutions is pleased to announce that JBM, the world's top Mastercam dealer, has signed on as an official reseller of OCTOPUZ software in Japan.
Onanon Robo Hot Socket slashes complex cable to connector assembly time and cost. Miniaturization, reliability, reduced production cost drive automated rapid fine wire termination technology for OEMs.
C-mi's Kickstarter Success has been supported with advance purchases of this superior quality drone at well below market pricing.
Challenge taps GrabCAD's 2 million members to rethink the research satellite
New UL 3D printing facility will offer advanced training, validation programs, advisory services and research
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