Elon Musk’s Neuralink, Could Create Real-Life Cyborgs

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla CEO is venturing into life sciences industry by backing a brain-computer interface venture called Neuralink, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company, still in its infancy, creates devices that can be implanted in the human brain, in hopes of merging humans with software to keep pace with […]

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Smart Glasses That Automatically Adjust to Your Eyes

University of Utah researchers produced a prototype pair of smart glasses by using flexible lenses and piezoelectric pistons where the lens’ curvature is gradually altered by the pistons. Unlike traditional, rigid glasses, the lenses of these smart glasses are flexible, enabling focus to be sharpened for both nearsighted and farsighted users. Each lens is comprised […]

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New Technology for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis, a debilitating neurological disease that disturbs muscle movement, vision, mood, and concentration is estimated to affect anywhere between 250,000-350,000 people in the United States, with 200 new cases diagnosed each week. While MS currently has no cure, researchers are working hard to understand its causes and mitigate its symptoms through various treatment options. […]

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Low-Power Artificial Synapse Could Potentially Interface With the Brain

Researchers at Stanford University and Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California have created an “artificial synapse” that can be used to create flexible circuitry that could directly interface with the brain and perform computations using far less power than current silicon systems consume. This organic transistor, otherwise known as an electrochemical neuromorphic organic device (ENODe), […]

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UPS First Automated Drone Delivery Test

UPS has had its first successful residential drone delivery test in Tampa, Florida, by launching off a UPS truck to deliver a package then return to the truck that had already driven father down the assigned route. The drone, called HorseFly, stands out against competitors , like DHL, due to its ability to locate the […]

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Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 3rd Year

Canada's Best Managed Companies

Eclipse Automation was honoured with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation for the third year in a row. The 2017 Best Managed program recognizes the best-in-class of Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth. “Best Managed companies deserve recognition for their entrepreneurial approach […]

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Manufacturing & Automation Meeting Customer Needs

The traditional method of manufacturing products in other countries and shipping them across the globe is no longer a sustainable solution, from both a competitive and an environmental perspective. With product modularization, a growing makers movement, and rapid advancements in 3D printing, modern manufacturers are becoming distributed, in-house, and sustainable in order to provide customers […]

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