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Content posted in November 1996
Pinpoint positioning comes to motion control
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Precision inspection increases yields and cuts waste
No-hands harvesting
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Combining GPS units with imaging sensors and intelligent motion control, Demeter harvester cuts acres of alfalfa
Factory automation fosters flexible cable
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Olflex Wire & Cable capitalizes on the automotive, textile, and packaging industries
Pneumatics make the bus connection
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Combining advanced pneumatic components with fieldbus technology, engineers can vastly simplify complex machinery
Learn, improve, win!
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Man-machine barriers begin to crumble
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On tap: computers that understand natural speech, see where you are looking, and perhaps even read your mind
Disease detection goes digital
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Expanding diagnostics and treatment beyond the local level will bring better health care to more people at less cost
Let the kitchen do the talking
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Sensors, fuzzy logic, materials, and other components will combine to enable appliances to regulate themselves and each other in future homes
Readers pick HDTV, PCs with'ears' as winners
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Survey also shows design responsibilities will change, but so will skills and the tools to do the job
Get set for a totally wireless world
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Signals will pass digitally through the ether to new phones, music systems, TVs, games, and more
Design your own tools
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Modularity will be a hallmark of future machine tools, as will speed, ease of use, and accuracy
Computers take over the cockpit
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They will not only make flying as easy as driving, they will spawn pilotless aircrafts, airautos, unmanned fighters, and reusable space planes to rule the skies
Information shrinks the factory
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Computers, software, the Internet, and intranets will speed information transfer across a smaller shop floor
Hybrids grab the wheel
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The internal combustion engineer will still be here, but it will be bolstered by diesels, batteries, electric motors, and more




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