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The Method-2: The Next Step For Robots in Manufacturing

The South Korean robotics company, Hankook Mirae Technology, has designed a new class of robotic systems. Their towering manned robot walks like a human, stands at 13-feet tall and weighs 3,000 pounds. The Method-2 is currently housed in an engineering facility on the outskirts of Seoul but has big plans for the future.   The manufacturing industry has seen headlines referring to the usefulness of exoskeleton systems, however none have been as substantial as the Method-2. This ...

Renewable Energy Competing with Fossil Fuels

Renewable energy has come so far over the past few years. The World Economic Forum (WEF) now estimates solar and wind are the same price or even cheaper than fossil fuels in 30 countries. The WEF has even predicted that by 2018, solar and wind energy will be cheaper in most countries. “Even though the renewables proposition has always had environmental appeal, technology has historically been subpar in delivering appropriate returns to investors without an impact mandate. - Inefficiencies ...