6 Ways Technology is Changing Manufacturing

Technological advancement has completely transformed everyday life. The daily routine of the average person today is barely recognizable from what it was 4 decades ago. Yet, it is in manufacturing that technology has precipitated some of the most radical process changes. Modern manufacturing has come a long way from the early days when virtually everything was done by hand. Current and emerging technology will only continue to cause a shift in how manufacturers do business. We look at some of the ways that is happening. 1.   3D Printing 3D printing was initially viewed as a niche practice due to a lack of widespread access to the required equipment. That has since changed thanks to new software and hardware developments that have moved it beyond the walls of a prototype manufacturing company and into the hands of startups and small businesses. One tech research firm projects that 10 percent of industrial…

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The Year’s Most Important Communications Trends

Ever since the semiconductor was invented, communications have experienced continuous innovations. This is because communication plays a key role in the development of core industries like defense and financial management. And as social media continues to dominate the way we interact, we can see more from this field in the foreseeable future. Indeed, the future depends on the thing we do in the present. Looking at the current trends in the communications sector gives us a glimpse of what is in store for us in the coming years. It is only best to know about these trends and how they are going in society in general.

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How Technology Is Revolutionising The Automobile Industry

Day by day technology is revolutionising the automobile industry and today, in some cars, there are no CD players at all. Instead, users can access music and much more on the go through advanced infotainment systems but while these high-tech systems are certainly popular, driverless vehicles are quickly taking the lead as a hot topic. With industry leaders such as Honda featuring more than 50 technologies that work to keep drivers safe on the road regardless of where they are heading to, we’re taking a further look at how different technologies are revolutionising the automobile industry. Driverless Vehicles Having proven successful, the concept of driverless and autonomous vehicles is becoming increasingly popular amongst individuals of all ages. As a result, in coming years, driverless vehicles will receive a much stronger push, and with technologies such as self-parking and adaptive cruise control being tested as we write, we could soon see…

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Creating the Perfect Seal: The Story of the Science Behind the O-Ring

Apple has found yet another use for the versatile o-ring, filing for a patent for a cable design that uses the tiny seal to keep iPhone power connectors water-resistant, CNET says. The patent application lays out a design that seals Lightning power connectors and USB-C connectors from moisture by using an o-ring seal. This can make it easier and safer to recharge smartphones in locations such as kitchen and bathroom countertops where there may be water nearby. O-ring applications such as this rely on seals with highly precise specifications to achieve their intended purpose. Here’s a look at the science behind the o-ring, how manufacturers have developed specialized o-rings to meet different needs and how to go about choosing the perfect seal for your purposes.

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How to Create Your Own Music Room

A music room in the home is a great addition that can be enjoyed by everyone, old and young. No matter whether you are a budding musician, an established musician, or just want to have one in your household, creating that space for playing your favorite instruments is a great project to start. When designing your music room, a lot will ride on the types of instruments you will have in there. Perhaps you are thinking of filling your entire home with soothing classical piano tunes. Whatever the music style you are going for, there is the element of design to consider before you make a space wholly dedicated for sound. When put together, your music room should work in harmony with the rest of your home in terms of ambience as well as reduced noise levels, but still be a room where you can gather your family and friends,…

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Are we going full wireless?

The short answer to this question is “yes”. However, how soon is yet to be determined. Probably, it’s not gonna take too long if the current technology development speed is anything to go by. How many wireless-enabled gadgets do you have in your possession already? At the very least, a Wi-Fi router seems to be present in many if not most homes in the USA. With Wi-Fi Internet at home, we can get rid of all the cords that come with printers and scanners. Smart TVs usually connect to the world network via Wi-Fi as well (though you can choose to use a cable if your wireless speed is somewhat slow-ish). The Internet of Things (IoT) is spreading at an unbelievable rate. Wi-Fi helps elderly and physically-challenged to actively take part in the modern society’s life, wireless automation within industries simplify and accelerate the production processes, we install more and…

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Get to Know the Technology Behind the Apple iPhone X

The Apple iPhone X is being touted as one of the most revolutionary phones of all time. But what exactly makes it so interesting in this tech-saturated world? Its screen, processing power, and upgraded camera are just a few of the technologies setting new standards and turning heads. If you’re considering purchasing one of these phones, you can look forward to these six technologies that power the iPhone X. Super Retina HD Display The first thing you’ll notice about the iPhone is its incredible display. Apple has dropped the home button on the front of the device, meaning the entire portion of the phone facing you is now its screen. Navigation from anywhere on the phone back to the home screen is done with an upward swipe.

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