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Rise of the Machines?

Artificial Intelligence is a major software technology that has been under development for decades.  As with many forms of technology, the current hype around artificial intelligence doesn’t really…

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Series hybrid electric truck pushes mechatronic boundaries

by Steve Meyer, Contributing Editor Sometimes mechatronic challenges come in unexpected places. Heavy hauling trucks are the latest transportation segment where an electric makeover provides major benefits. For…

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Internet of Things Hype

The Internet of Things continues to generate a lot of “buzz”.  One market research firm forecasts $1.9 trillion in revenue by 2020 in global economic value created by…

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Technology Applied

Technology is a term that is broadly used and highly misunderstood.  It is the art of, or skill that is based on the underlying principle of a certain…

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Technology Defined

Webster’s dictionary defines technology as “the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area” and “a manner of accomplishing a task, especially using technical processes or methods”….

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Manufacturing Trends

T3

Rise of the Machines?

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Artificial Intelligence is a major software technology that has been under development for decades.  As with many forms of technology, the current hype around artificial intelligence doesn’t really…

IoT

Internet of Things Hype

Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Internet of Things continues to generate a lot of “buzz”.  One market research firm forecasts $1.9 trillion in revenue by 2020 in global economic value created by…

water

Technology Applied

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Technology is a term that is broadly used and highly misunderstood.  It is the art of, or skill that is based on the underlying principle of a certain…

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Bringing Balance to the Force

Sunday, November 16, 2014

There is a delicate balance between electric motors and the power electronics that control them.  This is because semiconductors conduct electricity in a completely different way than wire…