Can't wait to ride on a magnetically levitated train? Well visit www.futurehorizons.net/grav.htm for plans on how to build your own (operating model that is). For those less skilled, you can buy a kit or assembled train. The site also has details on building an ion propulsion motor. As for your rocket boots, those will have to wait awhile.
The transformative nature of designing and making things was the overarching, common theme at separate conferences held in Boston by two giants in the PLM space: Autodesk, with its Accelerate 2015, and Siemens’s Industry Analyst Conference 2015.
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