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College Training For the Factory of the Future

National Science Foundation’s simulations using automation, IoT Three American universities, all of whom have excellent credibility in the fields of engineering and technology, are organizing a platform to prepare students for the factories of the future. Researchers from Purdue University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Indiana University—supported altogether by a $2.5 million grant from the […]

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Plug Ambassadors

MIT is making outlets smarter and safer using the Internet of Things Internal arc resistance is a major part of electrical safety, right down to the ground floor of household appliances. The identification and containment of internal arc faults is the main duty of switchgear, which is built with the ability to withstand them. New […]

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EVolution

Like it or not, the electric vehicle is poised for a takeover Electric vehicles currently make up around 1% of new sales in the global automotive market. About half of that one percent resides in China. But experts project that number to rise to somewhere around 50% by mid-century. That’s roughly a percentage point every […]

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Association for Advancing Automation criticizes 60 Minutes segment on robotics

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is none too pleased with this Sunday’s “March of the Machines” segment on 60 Minutes, where Steve Kroft reported on how technological advances like robotics are revolutionizing the workplace but may be preventing job growth. A3 is an umbrella group for Robotic Industries Association, AIA-Advancing Vision + Imaging, and Motion Control […]

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