The PTC/User World event will take place June 13-16 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. On tap for the event is free hands-on training for the company's Wildfire software, an exhibit hall of Pro/E-related solutions, and technical sessions divided into two tracks: Design and Manufacturing, and Administration, Technology, and Processes. The technical sessions feature not only best-practice tips and product update briefings from PTC developers, but also expert user presentations from such companies as Nike, HP, and John Deere. The keynote speaker this year is David Holden, team engineer from NASCAR's Richard Childress Racing. For more information on the event, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3850-517.
Some humanoid walking robots are also good at running, balancing, and coordinated movements in group settings. Several of our sports robots have won regional or worldwide acclaim in the RoboCup soccer World Cup, or FIRST Robotics competitions. Others include the world's first hockey-playing robot and a trash-talking Scrabble player.
The DDV-IP is a two-wheeled self-balancing robot that can deliver cold beverages to thirsty folks on hot summer days. A wireless RF remote enables manual control of the device beyond the act of self-balancing. All of the features of the DDV-IP result in an effective delivery vehicle while providing entertainment to the user.
Eric Doster of iFixit talks about the most surprising aspect of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 teardown. In a presentation at Medical Design & Manufacturing Midwest, iFixit gave the Surface Pro 3 a score of one (out of a possible 10) for repairability.
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.