Intended for smaller package solution, the High Flex Flat Cable can be used in an energy chain or cable track. Its close cousin the Trackless Cable can support itself over a long enough span to allow it to move back and forth 60 inches without sagging or buckling.
Both products have been tested to achieve 10 million cycles on a 2-inch (50 mm) bend radius. To learn more, go to www.gore.com.
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.
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