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Content tagged with Automation & Motion Control posted in December 2011
Machine Vision Searches for Interface Standard
12/19/2011  16 comments
The USB3 Vision standard, based on the widely available USB 3.0 bus, will become available next year for building vision systems with lots of different hardware.
Study: Robotics Creates, Not Eliminates, Jobs
12/8/2011  39 comments
While robots are eliminating repetitive factory jobs, the robotics industry is creating new technical jobs.
Hydraulic Hybrid Trucks Hit the Road
12/7/2011  14 comments
Building on its successes in garbage trucks and parcel vehicles, hybrid hydraulic technology looks to lighter vehicles such as the Chrysler Town & Country minivan.

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General Motors is putting an off-road twist on hydrogen fuel cell technology with an imposing new pickup demonstrator called the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2.
Fine powder printing of industry-standard metal and ceramic powders with a grain size of less than 10 microns is now available from industrial 3D printer maker ExOne for its Innovent printer.
At ARM TechCon 2016, CEO Simon Segars will discuss how he sees billions of devices scaling to trillions as IoT applications proliferate. We know it’s happening. How do we prepare?
The term “autopilot” is now at the heart of a growing debate between Tesla Motors Inc. and Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority.
A make-your-own Star Wars Sith Lightsaber hilt is heftier and better-looking than most others out there, according to its maker, Sean Charlesworth. You can 3D print it from free source files, and there's even a hardware kit available -- not free -- so you can build one just in time for Halloween.
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