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ITRI’s Fluid-Driven Emergency Lighting Technology

November 9, 2015 | by Lindsay Hock, Editor | Videos | Comments

ITRI’s Fluid-Driven Emergency Lighting Technology is the world’s first ergonomics-oriented hydroelectric fire-fighting technology. It uses the existing water supply on the fire site to produce electricity.


Creating Multi-Component Systems in One 3D Printing Step

May 3, 2016 10:09 am | by Stratasys Webinars

Creating Multi-Component Systems in One 3D Printing Step Join R&D for this free webinar where top innovators discuss the evolution of these systems and the myriad of products they’re capable of creating. 3D printing has evolved from simple devices that replicate products in a single material to devices having the ability to create products from unlimited combinations of rigid, flexible and transparent materials in a single print run. These new systems enable users to create the characteristics of an assembled part—without any assembly or coloring. Now available on-demand!

The Future of 3D Printing

May 3, 2016 9:57 am | by Stratasys Webinars

The Future of 3D Printing Join us for this free webinar where our expert panel provide insights into the changes that you can expect to see over the next several years in the range of applications, the types of manufacturing techniques and the performance and costs of these methodologies in 3D printing. Now Available On-Demand!

Fast, Accurate, or Flexible — which 3D Printing Option Do You Want?

May 3, 2016 9:50 am | by Stratasys Webinars

Fast, Accurate, or Flexible — which 3D Printing Option Do You Want? Join us for this exciting, free, educational webinar where insiders discuss: The production systems, materials, and fabrication procedures that have been developed for these products. How to combine materials and fabrication procedures that can produce parts very fast or highly accurately; plus, be able to quickly modify them — not always in the same relative manner. The different aspects of these 3D printing features and how to optimize them for specific applications. Now On-Demand!



April 29, 2016 4:04 pm | by Stratasys Webinars

reducing< PROTOTYPE TIMES & COMPLEXITY In this exciting webinar our highly experienced speakers from industry, academia and government research labs will discuss: Rapid prototyping techniques from a wide range of backgrounds including state-of-the-art manufacturing, biomedical and aerospace applications of additive manufacturing technologies. Specific examples of the timing for new AM techniques will be presented, along with how new AM techniques can create complex structures with differing materials and processes.

Blue Origin Completes Third Successful Rocket Landing

April 4, 2016 2:58 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor Videos Comments

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is getting closer to lowering the cost of spaceflight. 


3D-Printed Drone Specializes in Underwater Survival

March 21, 2016 3:11 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor Videos Comments

Meet a new class of water-resistant UAVs. 


ExoMars Posts Mission Video of Early-Morning Liftoff

March 15, 2016 8:07 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor Videos Comments

Is there alien life on Mars? A new robotic probe will soon find out.


3-D Material Boasts Controllable Shape, Size

March 11, 2016 11:44 am | by Harvard University Videos Comments

Harvard researchers have designed a new type of foldable material that is versatile, tunable and self actuated. It can change size, volume and shape; it can fold flat to withstand the weight of an elephant without breaking, and pop right back up to prepare for the next task.


Goodyear Unveils Futuristic Tire Designs

March 8, 2016 9:45 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter Videos Comments

The tire of the future, according to Goodyear, is spherical, absorbent, and capable of sensing road and weather conditions.


J.J. Abrams Chronicles Google Lunar XPrize in New Doc Series

March 3, 2016 2:51 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter Videos Comments

It’s a space race unlike any other—one not between governments with seemingly endless resources, but between entrepreneurs with dreams of a new era of affordable space exploration.


Learn How to Fly a Plane from Expert-pilot Brainwave Patterns

February 29, 2016 9:59 am | by HRL LABORATORIES Videos Comments

Matthew Phillips and his team of investigators from HRL's Information & System Sciences Laboratory used transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in order to improve learning and skill retention.


Scientists Roughhouse with Google's Humanoid Robot

February 24, 2016 12:31 pm | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor Videos Comments

The researchers at Boston Dynamics, a robotics company owned by Google, posted a video yesterday...


Check Out This Hypnotic Visual of the Milky Way's Galactic Plane

February 24, 2016 11:39 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter Videos Comments

It’s a purple, gaseous stream, dotted with faint wisps of blue along its exterior and splotches of red bleeding through the interior...


Laser Propulsion Could Help Humanity Reach the Stars

February 22, 2016 11:35 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter Videos Comments

At about four light-years from the sun, Alpha Centauri is the closest star system to the solar system. While that may seem relatively close, it would still take humanity thousands of years to reach, based on current propulsion technology.


Samsung Unveils New 360-Degree Camera

February 22, 2016 10:58 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter Videos Comments

Spherical in design, the Gear 360 weighs only 153 g, and is equipped with dual 15-megapixel fisheye lenses. The camera will be compatible with Samsung smartphones, including the new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. 



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