Ann, this is an inevitable result for many "new" industries. Of course, photo-voltaics are not really new. In the 1970s I had a good friend who went to work at Solarex when he got his BS in Physics. Recent government support is what has really pushed the industry forward. In China, the target of 35 GW seems large, but that is 35 nuclear reactors. Of course, that capacity does not mean that 25 GW of conventional power are reaplced. I wonder if they will really meet that target. Keep us posted.
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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