In the News

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Skill Boss is a fully-functional, tabletop-sized mechatronics system designed to assess over 60 performance-based, industry-relevant skills.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Being one of the lightest, most durable materials on the market, the new FDM Nylon12 Carbon Fiber material. Containing 35 percent chopped carbon-fiber by weight, and an ultimate tensile strength on the xz axis of nearly 11,000 psi (76Mpa), FDM Nylon 12CF offers the best stiffness-to-weight ratio among Stratasys FDM thermoplastics, meeting the advanced functional testing.

Monday, August 7, 2017

There is a genuine interest in developing wood-derived graphene materials into electrical conductors. Rice University introduces this ground-breaking research by using the Universal Laser Systems XLS10MWH platform. This XLS laser system and processing conditions are described in detail in the following article.

Artec Eva 3D scanner is used to develop ergonomic exoskeletons
Monday, July 31, 2017

Kevin Langlois, a PhD researcher at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels), believes that mankind is on the verge of a technological revolution that will radically change our way of life. Kevin is a member of the university’s Robotics & Multibody Mechanics (R&MM) research group, whose main area of focus is wearable robotics, such as powered exoskeletons.

Augmented Reality: Does It Suit For Education?
Monday, July 31, 2017

Augmented Reality enhances different industries: entertainment, toys, social networks, furniture, advertising and marketing, and many others. The reason: augmented reality apps enable to incorporate digital objects into the physical world as if they were a part of it.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

As 3D printing has become more and more mainstream, the traditional resource and skills barriers for manufacturing are all but vanishing. This trend is changing the very face of design.

Syndaver could help with driverless car safety
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. – As technology giants like Apple, Google and Tesla continue to develop driverless automobiles, a next generation crash-test synthetic human prototype has been developed and is being modified by SynDaver Labs in Tampa with the mission being to improve passenger safety.

MSSC CPT + Skill Boss training machine
Monday, June 26, 2017

Digitized and portable machine enables many more schools and companies to train and certify people for the production jobs U.S. companies struggle to fill.

Monday, June 26, 2017

When Boys Town started their first welding program in over 30 years, they chose to educate students using the Lincoln Electric VRTEX system before they did live welding.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

SynDaver Labs is in the business of flesh ... faux, synthetic, creepily lifelike and anatomically accurate human flesh. The Tampa-based company builds hyper-realistic, synthetic cadavers for use in medical research. Each specimen they create is made to breathe, bleed and act just like a real human.