A casino once scheduled for construction within a few blocks or the National Manufacturing Week's new home never materialized after being tied to Chicago's mob, but that doesn’t mean show goers won't have the chance to do some gambling.
As part of an ongoing celebration of its 30th birthday and 20th year since the creation of NI LabVIEW, National Instruments is holding a Bingo game. Attendees won't be playing solely for a chance to win prizes. They'll also be learning -- the bingo cards display images that are each related to a fact about NI. The booth will also feature an industrial vision system which will measure the diameter of a ball bearing as it falls through the air. http://www.ni.com/
Attendees at NI's Manufacturing Week booth hope for big Bingo prizes.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
Optomec's third America Makes project for metal 3D printing teams the LENS process company with GE Aviation, Lockheed, and other big aerospace names to develop guidelines for repairing high-value flight-critical Air Force components.
This Gadget Freak review looks at a cooler that is essentially a party on wheels with a built-in blender, Bluetooth speaker, and USB charger. We also look at a sustainable, rotating wireless smartphone charger.
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