Energy Future – Reinventing the Power Company

Monday, December 28, 2009

It seems trite to say it, but the world around us is changing quickly and in some unanticipated ways.  The venerable electric power companies invented by Thomas Edison…

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Step Motor Helps Robot Capture Images in 3D

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Michael Comberiate, who manages the Special Projects Initiatives at the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and his team of graduate and undergraduate engineering students build robotic vehicles that are…

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Humanoid Robot Will Teach Software Classes

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Classrooms in Japan may soon welcome a new 4-foot-tall educational humanoid robot unveiled byNippon INstitute of Technology and other groups. It will be used to teach software programming…

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“Shady” Robot Climbs Windows, Blocks Shade

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

When you’re an MIT researcher and your laboratory’s windows let in too much sunlight, obviously the only thing to do is to build a robot to solve your…

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Jobs 2.0

Monday, December 21, 2009

As a former Colorado resident I was aware of the growing wind industry resources in the area.  North of Denver near an old regional airport there is a…

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Robot Lowers Costs for Packagers

Thursday, December 17, 2009

“Packaging manufacturers are finding the global market place increasingly competitive, which has spawned a new metric adherence within production and packaging environments,” said John Dulchinos, president and CEO…

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Could This Be The Wheel of the Future?

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Most typical males constantly worry about our cars.  “Is my oil low?”, “what is that ‘clunk’ing noise?”, “Did my wife put premium unleaded in this like I told…

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Magnets aren’t US anymore

Sunday, December 13, 2009

The permanent magnetic is a quiet, unobtrusive work horse in so many applications that it, like many things that are mechatronics related, is mind bogglingly (is that a…

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Real-Life Avatar Robot

Monday, December 7, 2009

The Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST) held an open house Technology Exhibit, where some of their latest research and development projects were showcased . . ….

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Motion and Software

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Rockwell Automation recently had it’s Automation Fair during which a number of new product announcement were made.  The company has announced a collaboration with Dassault Software Systems to…

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