Proto Labs, Inc. (NYSE:PRLB), a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer, today announced that it will be presenting at the 18th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 12th at 12:50pm Eastern Time.
Ford Targets Drone-to-Vehicle Technology to Improve Emergency Services, Commercial Business Efficiency
Ford and drone-maker DJI drive innovation in smart drone-to-vehicle software with DJI Developer Challenge DJI Developer Challenge designed to create a rapidly deployable surveying system for use by the United Nations in emergency zones; future applications could include agriculture, forestry, construction, bridge inspection and other work These types of mobility innovations are part of Ford Smart Mobility, the plan to take Ford to the next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience, and data and analytics
IoT Will Drive Consumer Tech Industry to $287 Billion in Revenues, an All-Time High, According to Consumer Technology Association
Sales & Forecasts report shows 4K UHD TV, wearables, drones will see double digit growth in 2016
Integro Technologies is now offering the VisionVault Package, allowing for effective and efficient user-traceability and data archiving capabilities on the Cognex In-Sight Platform.
CES 16 - Toyota to Announce New Details of Artificial Intelligence Research at Consumer Electronics Show
Convention will also showcase Toyota's next-generation framework for connected vehicles
CES 16 - At CES, Velodyne LiDAR Asks the Industry to Come to Its Sensors; Showcases Breakthrough Implementations and Designs for ADAS Safety and Autonomous Driving
LiDAR Pioneer Previews Its Next Gen Solid-State Hybrid ADAS Sensor, Announces New Relationship with an Auto Industry Giant
CES 2016: Orbbec will showcase the Astra 3D sensor and world's first 3D camera-computer, the Orbbec Persee
Zaber's new product, the X-NMS-E Series, simplifies motion control by incorporating a built-in controller and motor encoder. Capable of over 25,000 microsteps per revolution and up to 2800 rpm, this compact stepper motor includes a detachable home sensor and small magnet. An additional, optional away sensor is also available.
From Business Insider: It all started in 2012, when his cat Orville got hit by a car. Jansen decided it would be a shame to simply bury his late feline friend, so he drew inspiration from his pet's namesake — Orville Wright, one of the Wright Brothers, the inventors of heavier-than-air flight. Jansen gutted Orville, preserved him, and turned him into a custom quadcopter... ... When a friend offered him a dead badger, he immediately accepted and soon settled on a use for it: a submarine. The project is called "Das Boot," a play on the famous German U-boat film "Das Boot," as well as the Dutch word for "badger" — "das." ( full story )
Academy of Model Aeronautics, Fly Robotics, and Civil Air Patrol Team Up to Provide sUAS Training to Cadets
The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) is proud to announce that in conjunction with its longstanding partnership with Civil Air Patrol (CAP), they will now offer sUAS ground school powered by Fly Robotics to thousands of cadets across the country.
Here are five open source Autopilot UAV projects that are helping accelerate the adoption of autopilot drones.
BY DAVID GILBERT For International Business Times: As cars become less about horsepower and torque and more about the technology inside, CES has become one of the most important showcases of the year for auto manufacturers. It's a sea change in how cars are built and marketed, with technology now the core, rather than an added feature. Connected, autonomous and electric vehicles will all be on display at CES 2016, with some of the world’s most talk-about companies in the field looking to make a major impact. First up will be Faraday Future, the secretive startup based in Los Angeles and backed by a Chinese billionaire. It is set to unveil its first ever concept design on Jan. 4, and while all the company has said so far is that it will be an electric vehicle, it is widely believed to feature autonomous capabilities. While Faraday Future is a relative unknown, one of the world’s biggest automotive companies, Ford, will also be at CES announcing news about the autonomous car it has been testing internally for several years. Among the announcements expected is apartnership with Google to build some of Google’s fleet of self-driving cars. Cont'd...
In our automated future, the navigation capabilities of autonomous vehicles, devices and machines will demand high precision, stability and flexibility.
A New Global Showcase for Selling Drone Technology
Jack Clark for Bloomberg Business: Google’s self-driving car technology is attracting top U.S. automakers, as Ford, Fiat Chrysler and General Motors talk with the company while laying the groundwork for a future with autonomous cars. Ford Motor Co. and Google are discussing working together, including in a joint venture to build cars using Google’s technology, said a person familiar with the talks who asked not to be identified because the discussions are private. That follows comments in October from Mark Reuss, product development chief for General Motors Co., that the automaker was “very interested” in exploring ways its manufacturing skills could complement Google’s system. Sergio Marchionne, chief executive officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, has said repeatedly the past few months that his company wants to work on autonomous driving with technology companies such as Apple Inc. and Google. “We are entering the era of the technology and software-defined vehicle,” said Thilo Koslowski, a vice president in the automotive practice at Gartner Inc. “You’re just seeing the auto industry recognize the importance of that.” Cont'd...
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IO-Link is the first standardized IO technology worldwide for communication from the control system to the lowest level of automation.