The purchasing manufacturers' index (PMI) drops from the 2-year high in October to 57.5%, but still records its seventh straight month of growth.
Global manufacturing economic forecasts in the wake of COVID-19 have improved thanks to stronger than expected recoveries from the U.S. and China, but there is a long road to recovery, particularly for some key industries.
A geared servomotor can be useful for rotary motion technology, but there are challenges and limitations users need to be aware of.
A contactless measurement system that could help detect illnesses such as COVID-19 has been developed by University of Michigan researchers.
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A robot operating system (ROS) delivers the services that would be expected from an OS – such as hardware abstraction, low-level device control, implementation of commonly used functionality, message-passing between processes and package management.