Cognex Corp. has announced a new series of free machine vision seminars exclusively for manufacturing professionals. Each of these half-day events combine a machine vision basics tutorial with a live vision sensor demonstration. The seminars run from February through June in major cities across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. To register for a seminar online, go to www.cognex.com/seminar or call 1-800-677-2646.
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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