As Drones Get Smaller, Will Demand Get Bigger?

As Drones Get Smaller, Will Demand Get Bigger?

Of all the recent technological developments, none appears to have advanced as quickly as drones. They’ve diversified in size, shape and purpose, have gotten considerably cheaper, and are now getting closer to solid regulations which will allow for safer flight and effective operation. For the average consumer looking for a small, single-function drone, this latest …

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Playing The Way To A Future In Engineering

Playing The Way To A Future In Engineering

Grade-schoolers and preteens in the digital age may have an especially unique advantage when it comes to a future in STEM. The unique combination of imagination and free thinking that kids enjoy before they reach adulthood, coupled with a new level of access to technology and connectivity may have us on a new threshold for …

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Automation Just Got A Little Bit Smaller

Automation Just Got A Little Bit Smaller

Manufacturing is now happening in smaller places, but that doesn’t mean automation isn’t just as important for those smaller companies. As a result, it would only be natural to shrink down one of the most well known forms of manufacturing machinery: the robotic arm. The new extra compact robotic arm, made by Universal Robot, is …

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Simplified Components To Make Homes Smarter

Simplified Components To Make Homes Smarter

Connected lighting and other forms of technology that comprise the growing “Internet Of Things” is changing the consumer electronics market. Though technology is making a lot of things possible, how prevalent it becomes depends largely on its cost to implement, as well as its complexity. Many consumers want to upgrade their homes, but they don’t …

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Motorized Prosthetics That Are All In The Wrist

Motorized Prosthetics That Are All In The Wrist

For individuals with prosthetic hands and arms, one of the greatest hindrances is a mostly static wrist and resulting limits on one’s range of motion. New, anthromorphicly designed prosthetics could eliminate such issues, and are among the projects in the works at Rutgers’s School of Engineering. With 3-D printed components and servos motors, biomedical engineering …

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Will Your Company Soon Make The Switch To Robotics?

Will Your Company Soon Make The Switch To Robotics?

According to a study by Boston Consulting Group released this week, more U.S. factories and manufacturing facilities will soon begin incorporating automated technologies into their current production lines. What’s expected to drive this shift? Cheaper robots that offer more versatile capabilities, which are seen as an increasingly viable option for many manufacturing businesses. More robots …

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Is America Ready For The Home Of The Future?

Is America Ready For The Home Of The Future?

The New American Home is anything but the ordinary U.S. home. The showcase house has been sponsored and developed by the National Association of Home Builders to demonstrate the most cutting edge sustainability and efficiency housing features. The Home of the Future … Today | ENGINEERING.com “While previous versions of TNAH were unique custom-built houses, …

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