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    Humane Inc.

    For Better or For Worse, Multimodal AI Cultivates New Frontiers

    Nov. 21, 2023
    Integrating AI tools, such as prompt engineering and conversational AI, can be transformative.
    Purdue Research Foundation photo/Jennifer Mayberry

    R&D Spotlight: Inventing Wearable Sensors that Monitor Uric Acid in Sweat

    Nov. 15, 2023
    Purdue engineers have developed non-invasive, wearable biosensors that will measure uric acid levels.
    Getty Images
    Mobile robots like these, also called jack bots, are typically used in warehouses to move large stacks of product shelves and identify products and shelves.

    Emergent Robotics: Pioneering Solutions in Modern Industrial Automation

    Nov. 8, 2023
    Collaborative, mobile autonomous, swarm and vision-guided robots are redefining planned work and intralogistics operations.
    Festo U.S.
    A notable feature of Festo’s automation platform is its flexible topology. All the distributed and decentralized I/O are under a single IP address.

    Emergent Technologies That Improve Productivity and Flexibility

    Nov. 7, 2023
    A positive-sum automation strategy demands that next-generation robotics, hardware and automation software improve both productivity and flexibility.
    2023 Canadian International AutoShow
    The Project Arrow, a Canadian-made zero-emission concept car, is the collaboration of more than 50 automotive supplier partners. The car is an answer to the challenge of the Canadian government to be at Net Zero by 2050.

    Making Conversation: Using AI to Extract Intel from Industrial Machinery and Equipment

    Oct. 9, 2023
    Using prompt engineering and conversational AI or intelligent assistants, machine makers can exchange information and guidance with industrial machinery.

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    Olis Robotics
    Olis Connect provides users with a unique remote error correction functionality that enables integrators to get robots back up and running remotely, reducing service calls from hours and days to a matter of minutes.

    Industrial Robots: Remote Monitoring and Control Solution Boosts Productivity

    Sept. 26, 2023
    A human-centered remote monitoring and control system for industrial robots upgrades remote connectivity and control.
    The InPen is an FDA-cleared smart insulin pen for people on multiple daily injections. The integrated system provides real-time glucose readings alongside insulin dose information. Users have the ability to see their information in real-time, making it easier to make smarter dosing decisions to manage their sugar levels.

    Alleged Insulin Pen Data Breach Sounds Alarm on Data Protection for Patients

    Sept. 22, 2023
    Medtronic Diabetes has been hit with a lawsuit alleging its InPen system’s tracking tools collect and share personal data without obtaining requisite consent and authorization...
    Integrated computer vision technologies help sites identify operational inefficiencies and design ethically responsible policies to prevent future issues.

    How Voxel Combines Video Feeds and AI to Assess and Mitigate Workplace Safety

    Sept. 20, 2023
    Voxel AI is a platform that combines computer vision technology and AI modeling to help industrial workplaces coach out unsafe behaviors.
    Courtesy Formic
    Since implementing the emergent technology, ICON Injection Molding has experienced a 20% increase in production, a 40% reduction in operational expenses and a 30% improvement in cycle-time efficiency.

    An Injection Molder Embraces Emergent Technology with Robotics as a Service

    Sept. 19, 2023
    ICON Injection Molding has enhanced efficiency, streamlined operations and is achieving sustainable growth since implementing Formic’s Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) solution.
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    Five Emerging Technology Trends ASME is Following

    July 19, 2023
    What’s coming down the line that could transform the engineering profession? The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has identified some key technologies—and is looking at...
    Tongue-and-groove laser joints

    New Type of Welding Adds Capabilities to Plastic Laser Welding for Medical Devices

    Nov. 20, 2020
    Simultaneous-through-transmission-infrared laser welding forms highly precise welds which can be made virtually invisible.