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The HoloLens and Its Impact On Manufacturers

Wednesday night, Microsoft began shipping HoloLens development kits out to a very select few. This impressive piece of technology is the pinnacle of augmented reality technology and opens up a new world of possibilities. Businesses will be able to collaborate like never before, training practices will be revolutionized, and so much more is possible with this incredible piece of technology. The ...

Incredible Exoskeletons help Empower The Manufacturing Workforce

Technology in the manufacturing industry is less about replacing the workforce and more about enhancing them. People are still the heart of every manufacturing operation and without them, today's advanced manufacturing industry would not be possible. We've seen technology like collaborative robots and impressive manufacturing software where the main goal is to improve the lives of the employees ...

Aerospace Industry Expected To Double: 3D Printing Comes To The Rescue

The Global Market Forecast 2015-2034 released by Airbus suggests that the commercial air transport sector is set to grow over the next two decades. Trends including demographics and economic growth support this prediction. New technology has helped improve aerospace manufacturers margins and allow these manufacturers to produce their planes more efficiently while reducing waste. The commercial ...

The Future of Composite Material Foams Looks Bright

Composite materials offer a unique set of properties that are starting to peak the interests of manufacturers and professionals from other industrial sectors. Their ability to keep cool and hold their shape in harsh, high-temperature environments are opening up new possibilities and could potentially create a safer world for people in the future. We will be discussing some of the interesting ...

The 3D Printed Italian Village

Additive manufacturing has been making impressive strides in the past couple years. A plethora of 3D printable materials and more advanced printers have opened up new doors and opportunities for manufacturers and the world as a whole. 3D printing never ceases to amaze us and innovative companies continue to stretch the boundaries of what is possible. BigDelta, the world's largest delta-style ...

Smart Motor For Industrial Machinery: Keeping It Simple

Sensors have been making their way into manufacturing facilities for some time now. These small, high-tech devices offer manufacturers a new way to see exactly how their facility is running and reporting any issues in real-time. Integrating sensors into manufacturing equipment and machinery lets manufacturers foresee potential breakdowns and make repairs before unscheduled downtime wreaks havoc ...

Boeing’s Incredible UUV: New Doors Open In Deep Sea Exploration

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles' (UAV) have been all the rage as more people and businesses find new applications for this technology to improve their daily lives. Now, Boeing is looking to rework this technology into something that could help map a survey the deepest depths of our oceans. Boeing's 51-long unmanned undersea vehicle or UUV can scour the oceans for up to 6 months at a time without the ...

Aerospace Manufacturing Getting A Big Boost From Composite Materials

Composite materials like carbon fiber are quickly overtaking the popular material, aluminum when it comes to aerospace manufacturing. These materials offer unique advantages over the aluminum used in the body of aircrafts. Weight is reduced, no fatigue, and absolutely no corrosion, are the main benefits aerospace manufacturers are looking for when using composite materials. Carbon fiber is one ...

Where The Rubber Meets The Road: Generating Electricity Like Never Before

Goodyear looking to get high-tech as they announced their innovative new concept for tires that generate electricity as they drive or even when the car is parked. This impressive technology is still some time off, but Goodyear is making impressive strides to bring the technology to electric cars in the future. Like every other tire company, Goodyear is spending a lot of time and energy to ...

Oil Reached 2016 High’s and No Signs Of Slowing Down

There is no escaping the topic of crude oil prices, hitting extraordinary lows then rebounding to almost a 50% gain in just a few weeks, it's on everyone's mind. US demand is creeping higher and talks between OPEC (Oil and Petroleum Exporting Countries) and non-OPEC member Russia begin to heat up. Brent crude was up 1.5% at $42.19 a barrel early this morning after reaching a 2016 high of ...