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The (Robotic) Doctor Will See You Now

Health Care The (Robotic) Doctor Will See You Now Study finds patients are receptive to interacting with robots designed to evaluate symptoms in a contact-free way Published: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – 12:03 In the era of social distancing, using robots for some healthcare interactions is a promising way to reduce in-person contact between healthcare… Continue reading The (Robotic) Doctor Will See You Now

Webinar Preview: Managing Change in a Digital Transformation

Innovation Webinar Preview: Managing Change in a Digital Transformation March 30, 2021, at 11 a.m. Pacific Published: Monday, March 22, 2021 – 12:00 Digital transformation is the integration of technology into all areas of a business, which fundamentally changes how organizations operate and deliver value to their customers. But what does success look like in… Continue reading Webinar Preview: Managing Change in a Digital Transformation

7 Axis Cobot Provides Dexterity to See Around Corners

Danish company Kassow Robots recently expanded its product portfolio with the addition of the KR1018 cobot, which weighs just 34 kilogrammes, yet can handle payloads of up to 18 kilogrammes. The 7-axis cobot offers an application reach of up to 1000 mm. First introduced to the market in 2018, Kassow Robots’ product family now comprises… Continue reading 7 Axis Cobot Provides Dexterity to See Around Corners

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Circular Laser Triangulation Sensor Measures 360° Bore Geometry

The Circular Triangulation Sensor (CiTriS), from GL Messtechnik, is a new step in laser measurement technology. The sensor measures the inner geometry of bores, tubes, containers and other cavities. The radial laser beam measures the complete 360° bore geometry in 2048 angle steps resulting in the precise internal cross section. A 3D model of the… Continue reading Circular Laser Triangulation Sensor Measures 360° Bore Geometry

Scientists Unlock Mysteries of World’s Oldest ‘Computer’ with CT Scanning

Researchers at University College London (UCL) have solved a major piece of the puzzle that makes up the ancient Greek astronomical calculator known as the Antikythera Mechanism, a hand-powered mechanical device that was used to predict astronomical events. Known to many as the world’s first analogue computer, the Antikythera Mechanism is the most complex piece… Continue reading Scientists Unlock Mysteries of World’s Oldest ‘Computer’ with CT Scanning

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Fire and Ice Aggravate Chip Supply Headache for Car Industry

A fire at a semiconductor factory in Japan, cold weather in North America and ongoing competition for chips are all hitting the global auto industry at the same time, threatening to exacerbate supply shortages of a key component that began late last year.

3 Reasons Why Manufacturers Want IN On An Electric Biking Boon

The VP of Bosch eBike explains how auto companies are reducing their carbon footprint in a surprising new way. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! March 20, 2021 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. While the pandemic has caused the auto industry to… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Manufacturers Want IN On An Electric Biking Boon

How to Connect a Wireless Bore Gage with DataSure® 4.0 Wireless Data Collection System

Four-Minute instructional video reviews how to connect and reset a Starrett 770 Wireless Bore Gage with DataSure 4.0 Wireless Data Collection System. Step-by-step instructions as well as DataSure screen displays are shown.

Data and analytics to become 'core business function' in 2021: Gartner

Dive Brief: Data and analytics will morph into a core business function in 2021, as companies infuse these capabilities into current practices, Gartner said as one of its Top 10 Trends in Data and Analytics, 2021 report, published Tuesday. Throughout 2021, companies will see data and analytics as a shared business asset connected to business… Continue reading Data and analytics to become 'core business function' in 2021: Gartner

Manufacturing Resiliency and the Rise of Industrial Automation

Manufacturing Resiliency and the Rise of Industrial Automation To better understand how manufacturing is transforming into a high-tech haven, it is important to examine the most promising technologies and applications in industrial automation. Shutdown and Turnaround: A 7-point plan Shutdowns are a big deal. From planned inspections to the inevitable unexpected repairs that’ll crop up,… Continue reading Manufacturing Resiliency and the Rise of Industrial Automation