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Content tagged with Automation & Control posted in January 2009
MIT Develops Robotic Forklift For Battle Zones
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Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a remote-controlled robotic forklift
Supercomputing Hits the Desktop
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1/23/2009  1 comment
A new wave of high performance computers (HPC) leverages a hybrid CPU/GPU architecture to bring cluster-level performance to the desktop
Robotics Toy Manufacturer Gets Serious
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1/10/2009  Post a comment
Innovation First announces student category for robotics competition
Setting Alternative Energy in Motion
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1/5/2009  Post a comment
The push for energy independence will affect automation systems
Faster Processors Pave Way for Vision, 3-D TV
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Multi-core microcontrollers and DSPs will boost vehicle safety, improve entertainment
Virtual Product Development Gaining Traction
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Advances in simulation, 3-D collaboration tools and CPU horsepower are leading the charge




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