The release of four, new, low-priced TFT touchscreen HMIs have bright, high-contrast, 256-color displays and are priced at $599 for the newest members of Maple Systems' Silver Series. These new units have all the reliability and features consumers expect from Maple Systems, but now include powerful graphics and animation capability, 4-wire analog resistive technology, high-speed processor, pop-up windows, recipes, macros, multiple languages, real-time clock and support for more than 85 controller families from more than 35 major manufacturers.
Sales of semiconductors, interconnects, and other electronic components in North America were flat through the second quarter of 2015, reflecting a pattern that’s been repeating itself for several years.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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