Researchers at the University of Maryland have developed a method to combine perception and motor commands using the hyperdimensional computing theory, which could fundamentally alter and improve how robots translate what they sense into what they do through artificial intelligence (AI).
Test driven development (TDD) is potentially useful for automation applications by eliminating the separate task of creating requirements and specifications by incorporating requirements into the test protocols.
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The Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA) reported that the global motion control and motor market saw a very small decline in shipments in the first quarter of 2019 compared to 2018.
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Integrated manufacturing operations management (iMOM) is designed to increase and sustain business benefits for users such as improved accuracy and thorough implementation.
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Texas A&M University is lead collaborative efforts to enhance water filters that turn wastewater to safe drinking water, which is a meticulous process.
A team of researchers at Iowa State University are looking to deploy fleets of drones, but it's trickier than it sounds due to unexpected weather events and cybersecurity concerns.
2-D and 3-D automated optical inspection (AOI) scan printed circuit boards (PCBs) for both catastrophic failure and quality defects, but each inspection system has particular strengths and weaknesses.
An MIT-developed cryptographic system, Fiat Cryptography, is helping better protect a user's data and better secure websites by automatically generating optimized cryptography code that’s usually written by hand.
Service robots are growing thanks to improved technology and lower operational expenses. The medical, agricultural and defense industries are benefiting from their potential in a variety of ways.