News http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8218/more en Belgian Nanotech Firm Opens Sensor-Research Facility in Florida http://machinedesign.com/semiconductor/belgian-nanotech-firm-opens-sensor-research-facility-florida <div class="node-body article-body">The facility is expected to be a catalyst in establishing Florida as a center for technology in connective and interactive devices, and advancing sensor research and development.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/semiconductor/belgian-nanotech-firm-opens-sensor-research-facility-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/semiconductor/belgian-nanotech-firm-opens-sensor-research-facility-florida#comments Semiconductor News Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:54:00 +0000 65031 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Luc Van den hove, CEO of imec, announces the opening of a new research facility in Osceola County, Florida&nbsp;at the&nbsp;the Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center.</p> Courtesy of Around Osceola News Gazette Machine Design’s Products of the Week (7/18-7/25) http://machinedesign.com/news/machine-design-s-products-week-718-725 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's products include a multi-axis laser processing system, customizable arc-shaped motors, and motion modules with CANopen communications. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/machine-design-s-products-week-718-725" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/machine-design-s-products-week-718-725#comments News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:08:00 +0000 64851 at http://machinedesign.com Humanoid Robot Handles Delicate, Difficult Deep-Sea Missions http://machinedesign.com/news/humanoid-robot-handles-delicate-difficult-deep-sea-missions <div class="field-deck"> When it comes to very delicate underwater tasks, teams of remote-controlled human robots may be the next go-to in lieu of human divers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to very delicate underwater tasks, teams of remote-controlled human robots may be the next go-to in lieu of human divers. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/humanoid-robot-handles-delicate-difficult-deep-sea-missions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/humanoid-robot-handles-delicate-difficult-deep-sea-missions#comments News Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:48:00 +0000 64811 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of LinkedIn Machine Design Talks to the Men behind Solar Impulse http://machinedesign.com/energy/machine-design-talks-men-behind-solar-impulse <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Kerns </div> <div class="field-deck"> As Solar Impulse flies over the Mediterranean Sea, it is about to start the final leg of its journey around the world without any fuel. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The fuel-free Solar Impulse, which we have reported on extensively, landed in Cairo International Airport in Egypt...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/energy/machine-design-talks-men-behind-solar-impulse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/energy/machine-design-talks-men-behind-solar-impulse#comments Energy Materials News Mon, 18 Jul 2016 18:54:00 +0000 64681 at http://machinedesign.com FAA Publishes Operational Rules for Flying Small Drones http://machinedesign.com/robotics/faa-publishes-operational-rules-flying-small-drones <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Aviation Administration will release rules for unmanned-aircraft-system operation on August 29, 2016, as well as instructions on how to fly UAS.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/robotics/faa-publishes-operational-rules-flying-small-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/robotics/faa-publishes-operational-rules-flying-small-drones#comments Robotics News Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:53:00 +0000 64201 at http://machinedesign.com TARC Eyes STEM by Immersing Youth in Rocket Science http://machinedesign.com/recreation/tarc-eyes-stem-immersing-youth-rocket-science <div class="node-body article-body">Teen participants have a blast with the Team America Rocket Challenge, which creates a fun and competitive environment for kids to gain interest in STEM. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/recreation/tarc-eyes-stem-immersing-youth-rocket-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/recreation/tarc-eyes-stem-immersing-youth-rocket-science#comments Defense Recreation News Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:17:00 +0000 63681 at http://machinedesign.com Hydraulic Work Supports Achieve High Performance http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/hydraulic-work-supports-achieve-high-performance <div class="node-body article-body">Automatically adjusting hydraulic work supports developed by Carr Lane Roemheld come in spring-, fluid-, and air-advanced versions.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/hydraulic-work-supports-achieve-high-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/hydraulic-work-supports-achieve-high-performance#comments What's Inside? Hydraulics Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:51:00 +0000 63671 at http://machinedesign.com Rolling-Ring Drives Now Have Adjustable Pitch http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/rolling-ring-drives-now-have-adjustable-pitch <div class="node-body article-body">A pitch control lever lets users change the linear pitch of Amacoil's rolling-ring drives independently of the drive motor speed or other controls.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/rolling-ring-drives-now-have-adjustable-pitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/rolling-ring-drives-now-have-adjustable-pitch#comments What's Inside? Motion Control Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:29:00 +0000 63661 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (6/23-6/30) http://machinedesign.com/technologies/machine-design-s-products-week-623-630 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's product gallery includes 0.01-micron filters, wire cutting machines, and a compact linear stage. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/machine-design-s-products-week-623-630" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/machine-design-s-products-week-623-630#comments Products Technologies Batteries/Power Supplies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:03:00 +0000 63591 at http://machinedesign.com Surface-Texture Cilia 3D-Printed to 50-Micron Resolution http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/surface-texture-cilia-3d-printed-50-micron-resolution <div class="node-body article-body">Cilllia software leverages the micron resolution of a commercially available 3D-printer to create hairy and texturized surfaces. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/surface-texture-cilia-3d-printed-50-micron-resolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/surface-texture-cilia-3d-printed-50-micron-resolution#comments 3D Printing CAD Materials Motion Control News Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:49:00 +0000 63411 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of MIT Tangible Media Group