The CE computers come with hardware features such as 10BaseT Ethernet, device-ready USB ports, compact Flash port and RS-232 and RS-485-compatible com ports. Its small, fanless-cooled system is compact and quiet, like the company's Silver Series computers the CE line is based on. It is open platform, and can be programmed with any Windows CE-compatible HMI software. Users can create and run their own HMI programs, or use pre-made programming software. Prices start at $739 for a six-inch 256-color STN touchscreen.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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