25/10/2015

Industry 4.0

The Newest Technology from Worldwide

3D printing leads to fabricating a shape memory alloy with increased superelasticity

Laser powder bed fusion, a 3D-printing technique, offers potential in the manufacturing industry, particularly when fabricating nickel-titanium shape memory alloys ...
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Intelligent metasurface as an emerging research direction involving various disciplines

The manipulation of electromagnetic waves and information has become central to our daily lives. Intelligent metasurfaces have emerged as smart ...
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Paradigm shift urgently needed for forecasting corrosion within civil engineering structures

The most common cause of degradation and failures of reinforced concrete structures is chloride-induced corrosion of its embedded steel. This ...
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Increasing efficiency in the manufacturing industry using machine learning assistance

Efficiency rates for production machinery frequently fall far below what technology could achieve. The common reason is experienced employees are ...
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Brain-based computing chips not just for AI anymore

With the insertion of a little math, Sandia National Laboratories researchers have shown that neuromorphic computers, which synthetically replicate the ...
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Haptic fingertip sensitivity for robots

In a paper published on February 23, 2022 in Nature Machine Intelligence, a team of scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent ...
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Haptic feedback for custom fabricated multichannel bimodal soft robotic armband

Typing on a keyboard, pressing buttons on a remote control or braiding a child’s hair has remained elusive for prosthetic ...
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Using quantum physics to generate electricity

Machines and electronic devices often generate waste heat that is difficult to utilize. If electricity could be generated from this ...
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Technology opens door to ubiquitous, more easily fabricated electronic screens

In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities used a customized printer to fully 3D ...
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Traffic jam analyzed by AI

How much does a country’s vehicle fleet consume on average? How does it change from year to year? With the ...
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New microspeakers brings Alexa in your ear

The microspeakers for wireless in-ear headphones from Arioso Systems GmbH, a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS, ...
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Cryobioprinting can give bioprinted tissue an extended shelf life

A new technique takes bioprinting — in which an ink of cells is printed, layer by layer, to form a ...
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Gait authentication to enhance smartphone security

Real-world tests have shown that gait authentication could be a viable means of protecting smartphones and other mobiles devices from ...
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haptic technology

Haptic human-machine interaction improve robots with a human sense of touch

How can humans instantly estimate the slipperiness of a surface and adjust their gripping, for instance when picking up a ...
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Information conveyed through haptic feedback has advantages as it can alert users privately

We are constantly surrounded by sounds and vibrations in our environment, such as a ringing phone or a buzzing smart ...
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