Researchers from the Georgia Tech Research Institute and Georgia Tech's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering are teaming up with Flowers Bakery in Villa Rica, GA to construct the world's perfect sandwich bun. A computer imaging system will be used to automate bun inspection and data generation. In the second phase, researchers will find new ways to combat heat and humidity disturbances found in an oven, which can reduce bun quality. For more information, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3851-548.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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