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The daily routine of autonomous robots: more than 1,600 km and 23,800 parts

A blue light goes on at 5 o’clock in the morning in the engines warehouse. It belongs to one of the 125 robots that begins its route in one of the workshops at the SEAT factory in Martorell, where it makes up to 2,800 rounds every day. This is how these mobile robots work:

Internet of Things arrives to animal health care

Devices connected to Internet are now part of our everyday life, as well as in small animal clinics. Provet Weight Check Point, developed by Finnish Net Solutions, has been eagerly adapted by clinics.

Internet of Things (IoT) means the expansion of the Internet network into devices and machines. Provet Weight Check Point is doing just that.

OriginTrail is Unlocking the Blockchain for Global Supply Chains

OriginTrail, European IT company known for its traceability solutions, developed the first blockchain protocol that is purpose-built for data exchange between organizations along the supply chain. It announced a token sale (ICO) starting in January with a mission to bring decentralized data exchange available to every organization. It enables mass adoption which will increase trust and efficiencies on a global scale. 

Trailblazing R&D: robots with a sensitive touch

Smart robots are capable of perceiving and responding to their surroundings. For this purpose, they require sensors that simultaneously detect various stimuli. Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed multimodal sensors that respond to motion and touch and thus provide the ideal complement to conventional optical systems.

World Energy Trends, Outlook and Strategies to 2025- Which fuels and Strategies Will Prevail in the Rapidly Changing Environment?

World energy industry is steadily moving towards stability after the turbulence in recent years. Markets are responding positively to early signs of compliance. Over the near term future, we expect oil prices to remain under pressure despite posing an upward trend in 2017. Most markets will shift towards increased efficiency and low cost oil and gas production.

Swiss powerhouse Rinspeed created mobility ecosystem Snap - the sum of its parts is greater than the whole

Self-driving cars, stuffed full of short-lived IT components, will help solve the transport problems in urban areas in the foreseeable future - and not just there. To this end, Swiss powerhouse of ideas Rinspeed has designed an elaborate and unparalleled mobility ecosystem in its latest concept car, the "Snap." Rinspeed boss Frank M. Rinderknecht makes the hardware and software, which is bound to be outdated quickly, part of the high-wear chassis ("skateboard") - and separates it from the durable passenger safety cell ("pod").

Andy Zbinden: Möbeldesigner in Tartu

Der Schweizer Andy Zbinden, 60, wohnhaft bisher in Zürich, aufgewachsen im Kanton Bern, Berufserfahrung als Elektroniker, Programmierer, Netzwerktechniker, Produktmanager und Unternehmensberater hat sich in Estland angesiedelt. Andy Zbindens Webseite unter www.azbi.ch befindet sich derzeit noch im Neuaufbau. Seit geraumer Zeit entwickelte er eine Passion für Möbel allgemein; besonders durch seine Erfahrung mit Informatikarbeitsplätzen für Büromöbel im digitalen Zeitalter. Das Thema führte ihn in diverse Städte Europas und in die USA.

Telecoms Industry Obsesses with Millimeter Wave, But 3.5 GHz Will be the Killer 5G band

Will 5G mmWave Technology Be Up to Speed For 5G Mobile Broadband in 2019-2020? The industry has had to tap into a wide range of radio spectrum frequencies from sub-1GHz to 100GHz including licensed, unlicensed, and shared spectrum to address the potential of 5G. According to new findings from ABI Research, while the use of mmWave is one of the most distinguishing features of 5G, in the near term the C-Band is emerging with the most global consensus for the timely launch of commercial 5G network in 2019.

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