Aimed at industry professionals, DirectIndustry, is a B-to-B site presenting all the industrial equipment and components available on national and international markets. Available in five languages, the virtual industrial exhibition offers up-to-date and accurate information for purchasing, R&D, and production maintenance. The DirectIndustry website can be likened to a permanent exhibition, creating direct links between manufacturers and buyers. In four years, DirectIndustry has hosted over 50 million visitors, creating more than 3 million business contacts worldwide. DirectIndustry.comhttp://rbi.ims.ca/4911-577
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.