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Interactive Robot Control System and Method of Use

Robonaut 2 can enter hazardous areas or tackle difficult terrain without endangering its human operator.Researchers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC), in collaboration with General Motors and Oceaneering, have designed a state-of-the-art, highly dexterous, humanoid robot: Robonaut 2 (R2). R2 is made up of multiple systems and subcomponents: vision systems, image-recognition systems, sensors, control algorithms, and much more. R2’s nearly 50 patented and patent-pending technologies have the potential to be game-changers in multiple industries. Read more »

Coming Soon - Piezoelectric Actuator with Dual Horns that are Separately Controllable to Drive Miniature Vehicles Along a Single Axis

The technology enables miniature vehicles to operate in extreme environments for space, military, and industrial uses.Actuators are a critical driver of all the mechanisms used in space, and improvements of their operation mechanism enhance mission capabilities. The disclosed invention is a new type of actuator that simultaneously drives dual mechanisms (e.g., rotors, wheels, etc.) at opposite sides of a piezoelectric stack using the generated vibrations. The actuator consists of dual-sided horns and is capable of operating ratcheting mechanisms through walls.

Electroforming Basics for Miniature and Specialized Components

Sponsored by Servometer

What is Electroforming? How does it actually work? Manufacturers have been using electrodeposition for centuries, but as

9 Myths about Solar Panels

Many homeowners don’t think solar power is for them. The technology isn’t ready, or their location isn’t right, or maybe they plan on moving soon. The folks at Solar Authority...

10 Myths About Diamonds

David Hardeman, Element Six

We debunk some of this most prevalent falsehoods associated with this unique engineering material.

We debunk some of this most prevalent falsehoods associated with this unique engineering material.

Thermal Clad Optimal Design White Paper

Sponsored by Bergquist

This detailed white paper outlines the things to consider when designing circuits, including

Thermoelectric Paint Could Convert More Waste Heat into Electricity

A thermoelectric paint would reduce heat losses by directly applying to any irregular or curved hot and cold surfaces.

Success Through Failure: Making Products Better, Faster with Accelerated Stress Testing (AST)

Sponsored by Intertek

Accelerated Stress Testing can help you develop a product that offers high reliability and quality in

FAQs on Liquid, One-Part Thermal Interface Material

Sponsored by Bergquist

What are Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs)? How do liquid TIMs compare to pads? How do one- and two-part...

Composite Materials: Designing and Innovating In Real World Applications

Sponsored by IDI Composites International

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