ELAU has introduced the latest version of EPAS-4, its PacDrive Automation Software toolkit. The EPAS-4 Version 16 has a fully documented software template. Other new software functions include preventive maintenance. The new tool kit is for assembling programs such as building blocks, using the best aspects of all the IEC languages, including ladder logic. EPAS-4's new drag-and-drop template facilitates the IEC languages that are easier to program and visualize, especially in the various cases of servo machines.
Artificially created metamaterials are already appearing in niche applications like electronics, communications, and defense, says a new report from Lux Research. How quickly they become mainstream depends on cost-effective manufacturing methods, which will include additive manufacturing.
Sharon Glotzer and David Pine are hoping to create the first liquid hard drive with liquid nanoparticles that can store 1TB per teaspoon. They aren't the first to find potential data stores, as Harvard researchers have stored 700 TB inside a gram of DNA.
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