Fibox Enclosures has expanded its in-house capabilities to supply customized plastic and aluminum enclosures. New assets include a CNC machining center for milling, engraving, cutting, and embossing. Customers can receive fast turnaround on popular enclosure modifications, including threaded and unthreaded holes as well as panel, door, side, and window cutouts. This new machining system can be used to customize any of the more than 525 standard Fibox enclosures. For more info, go to www.fiboxusa.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.
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.