As users get more and more comfortable with the touch screen paradigm via increased use of smart phones and tablets, it definitely ups the ante for deployment of the same interface technology on other kinds of platforms. This seems like a good alternative to help defray some of the high costs of touch screen technology so manufacturers can stay with the times without having to pass on the expense to customers. I'm assuming there are or will be other alternatives with the same value proposition.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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