Change the World

Sunday, December 26, 2010

As we approach the end of the year and contemplate the coming year, it is a natural point in time to reflect on our accomplishments and consider our…

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Lithium – The Next Big Thing

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Modern lithium battery technology got started in then US in the 1970’s.  As with all emerging technology, cost was a secondary consideration to the opportunity to create improved…

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The Language of Control – Part 2

Sunday, December 12, 2010

All control is based on binary code.  Representations of reality based on binary code are pretty simple when the task is sensing input switches and turning on contactors,…

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ABB adds midrange robot for the 12 to 20 kg payload class

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

ABB Robotics introduced the IRB 2600, the latest model in its medium capacity range of multipurpose robots. This robot is compact but with an ultra-wide working range and…

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The Language of Control

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Language is what we use to describe reality. When we design machinery and write control programs, we use specialized languages to describe the desired behavior we are trying…

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