Tech & Automation Day 2 – Energy

2016 was a big year for energy, with a wealth of innovative technology introduced to the market. As demand for renewable energy increases, more companies are exploring alternative energy sources that are environmentally friendly. 1. Wave energy works over a year straight to produce power for a nearby naval base. 2. Solar panel roadways installed […]

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Tech & Automation Day 1 – 3D Printing

To wrap up 2016, Eclipse Automation is highlighting 12 topics we feel will have a significant impact on the upcoming manufacturing and automation landscape. See some of our top technology and automation highlights from 2016. We’re starting off with a hot topic from this year, 3D printing. With the rapid expansion in different 3D printing […]

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3D-Printed Cast for Bone Healing

Each year around six million individuals in the United States break a bone, resulting in the need for a cast. Traditionally these casts have consisted of bulky bandages stiffened with plaster, which form to the patient’s body and are not removed until the bone has healed. Though used for decades, these plaster casts lead to […]

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Battery Technology Lasts for Days, Charges in Seconds

Researchers from the University of Central Florida (UCF) developed a new supercapacitor battery prototype that maintains performance after being charged 30,000 times. The prototype provides high ultra-fast charging that lasts up over 20 times longer than a conventional lithium-ion cell. The battery stores electricity statically on the surface of a material so they charge faster […]

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Acura’s Incorporates AI Into Dashboard

Acura has revealed the Acura Precision Cockpit, a stand-alone cockpit concept that compliments the total design of the Acura Precision Concept car. The fusion of tech and design is a strategic move towards a more sporty and tech-like future for the Acura brand. The Cockpit’s seats, steering wheel and drive mode dial are all inspired […]

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Automatic Guided Vehicles In Food & Beverage Plants

Once used almost exclusively in the automotive industry, automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) are finding new applications across multiple industries, including the beverage and packaged food industries. Replacing forklifts, companies find that AGVs are more efficient in shifting raw materials and finished products, but there are additional benefits including reduced product damage, more cost-effective movement of […]

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