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Robotics

September 26, 2016 08:44

How to apply an industrial open source motion control to the IGUS Robolink D

This is the third step of our project about how to apply an open source motion control system to a robotic arm. This time we are working with a real industrial robot, the Robolink D from IGUS.

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September 26, 2016 08:37

Engineering in the UK - Mind the Gap

From Alexander Graham Bell and John Logie Baird to Michael Faraday and James Dyson; the UK has been home to some of the world’s most famous engineers throughout history who have revolutionised technology. But where are the engineers of 2016?

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Newsletter Archive

September 24, 2016 12:49

Newsletter 12-09-16

This week; Tune into Radio Frequency, examine smartphone enable locks & the latest HOTcaps and fuse holders.

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Robotics

September 23, 2016 12:50

Engineers Create A Full Size BMW Transformer

A group of Turkish research and development engineers from Letrons has built a full-scale BMW Transformer, which can actually be driven! It may not be quite as big as Optimus Prime, but this is the closest thing I have seen.

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September 23, 2016 08:35

4 Tech Giants Team Up to Fix Typography’s Biggest Problem

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Adobe have teamed up to tackle a serious image problem with typography. These unlikely collaborators, who are the four largest platforms for digital typography, unveiled variable fonts last week.

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September 23, 2016 08:29

Japan's LED basketball court looks like a Skrillex fever dream

Japan and high-tech go hand in hand, so it shouldn't be a surprise that its newest basketball court follows that theme to a tee. The hardwood LED court surface is the world's first to be used in professional league play. Read the full story.

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