Alexandra Dopplinger is Freescale's global segment marketing manager for Robotics and Factory Automation. She has 11 years experience in semiconductor industry, 10 years in telecom, a year in the coordination and protection division of an electric utility and a patent for a redundant network solution. Her B.Eng. Electrical Engineering degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada) has led to roles ranging from hardware and system design, product management, and marketing. Today, she advises Freescale product teams about how to grow industrial business and spreads the word about new solutions for robotics and control systems. Alex loves music and is learning violin along with her sons.
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.