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The Airbus MAVERIC demonstrator is pushing innovative aircraft design to the limit

The next generation of single-aisle aircraft has a lot to learn from MAVERIC, Airbus’ latest aircraft demonstrator. The game-changing “blended wing body” design could generate up to 20% fuel savings and significantly improve the passenger experience thanks to its exceptionally spacious cabin layout. 

This is a 3D printed racecar! O-Mag Fri, 07.02.2020

At first glance it looks like a normal mirror, but it isn't. It is a 3D printed part, a technology that CUPRA has begun to implement in the development of the new Leon Competition in collaboration with HP, known as printer manufactorer and now a 3D printing technology developer. Greater agility, efficiency and flexibility are the benefits of a system that is set to revolutionise car development. Below are the key points.

University of Tartu and Bolt presented autonomous driving lab’s test car

On the end of January the University of Tartu and Bolt presented the test car procured for the University of Tartu’s autonomous driving lab. This high-technology vehicle will be used for experiments in several research and development fields. The aim is to conduct test runs in urban traffic this year already.

Yanmar and Nauti-Craft Sign Technology Transfer Agreement for Using Marine Suspension Technology

Yanmar and Nauti-Craft announced that both companies have entered into a technology transfer agreement with the purpose of commercializing Yanmar’s boats by utilizing Nauti-Craft’s patented marine suspension technology.

Cooperation between Yanmar and Nauti-Craft began in 2016 with Yanmar evaluating the technology by constructing a 10-meter Suspension Boat concept. Yanmar showcased the concept boat at the Japan International Boat Show in Yokohama in March 2018 where it was widely appreciated and confirmed the marketability of the technology.

VIDEO: Wuhan to build 1,000 bed hospital to treat coronavirus patients within six days

Construction began on the night of January 23 for a new specialized hospital for coronavirus patients in central China's Wuhan City. The hospital is designed to have an area of 25,000 square meters with 1,000 beds and will be put into use by February 3, officials said.

The special hospital is being built in the Caidian District in the western suburb of the city.

ABB and Ericsson pave the way for digital transformation of industries

ABB and Ericsson, together with Swisscom, showcase for the first time, how easily and effectively robots can be controlled over wide distances utilizing the real-time communication capabilities of 5G.

During WEF 2020, world leaders will witness the potential of no-latency communication enabled by 5G. At the Congress Center in Davos, Switzerland, an ABB YuMi® collaborative robot will carve a message in a sandbox that will be replicated at the same time by a second YuMi® robot located 1.5 km away.

Davos 2020: Half of World’s GDP Moderately or Highly Dependent on Nature, Says New Report

Businesses are more dependent on nature and biodiversity than expected, according to The New Nature Economy Report, released today.

Analysis of 163 industry sectors and their supply chains found that over half of the world’s GDP is moderately or highly dependent on nature and its services. Pollination, water quality and disease control are three examples of the services an ecosystem can provide.

8 Trends in 3D Printing in 2020

HP revealed its list of predictions for 3D printing and digital manufacturing in 2020. Informed by extensive interviews with a team of experts, this year’s research identifies top trends that will have a major impact on advancing Industry 4.0 such as the need for more sustainable production, how automation will transform the factory floor, and the rise of data and software as the backbone of digital manufacturing.

Estonian Manufacturing Startup Awarded for Best Use of Tech

Fractory, a cloud manufacturing platform originated from Estonia​, won the award for Best Use of Tech at the annual British Chamber of Commerce Awards ceremony.

In total, the Chamber of Commerce has 75,000 member companies. After the regional awards, there were 77 finalists left competing for 9 prizes.

Using Technology to Innovate

Although the company has its roots in Estonia, the value proposition made the British judges’ heads turn.

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