ALGOR Inc. (www.algor.com) has been chosen as one of InfoWorld's top 100 companies, due to its business system innovations that use the Internet and high-tech communications to sell its products for a lower cost. Among the tools used:
Webcasts for Internet-based distance learning sessions
Automatic, downloadable software updates
E-mail tech-tips and news communication
Online tools to manage account and software license data
Proprietary internal business systems that enable quick customer service response time
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.