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Content tagged with Automation & Control posted in December 2007
Honda's ASIMO Robot Boasts New Self-Charging, Networking Features
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Yielding, networking, coordinating and self-charging features are among new advanced ASIMO functionalities
Military MULE
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12/11/2007  Post a comment
DARPA Urban Challenge vehicles and the Future Combat Systems Program's Multifunctional Utility/Logistics and Equipment (MULE) Vehicles have plenty in common
Motion Is Moving to Ethernet
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12/10/2007  Post a comment
Thanks to expanding real-time capabilities, industrial Ethernet technologies can increasingly take on motion control applications
Virtual Reality Helps Treat PTSD
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A VR-based system helps treat returning soldiers struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Distributed Intelligence is Key
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Industrial Ethernet is becoming more prevalent in business
Meet Your Robot 'Pharmassistant'
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Innovation Assoc. has designed a highly synchronized motion system that can fill up to 5,000 prescriptions per day
Engineers Pitch Medical Marvels with Motion Systems
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From the world's most sophisticated prosthetic to a robotic 'inch worm' for heart surgery, engineers are harnessing motion systems for medical innovation
Moving Compliance Upstream
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Rather than dealing with compliance directives after the fact, smart companies are retooling to make compliance a consideration at the onset of design
i-SOBOTMoves Using Servo Motors, Gyro Sensor, Voice Activation
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12/7/2007  Post a comment
Consumer bipedal robot is the smallest android currently in production
ArchiCAD Used to Design Steel, Glass University Structure
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12/4/2007  Post a comment
ArchiCAD design software and photogrammetry were used to design a mediating steel and glass structure between two historic buildings




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