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About the 7 transformations by which industrial companies can become factories of the future
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A century seen through children's eyes - swissinfo.ch

A century seen through children's eyes - swissinfo.ch | Made Different | Scoop.it
A century seen through children's eyes swissinfo.ch Two-thirds of the world's population have no access to diagnostic imaging, but a Swiss project is working to produce a radiology machine that is cheap, robust, easy to use and able to handle rough...
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Scientists print human cells on 3D printer - TVNZ

Scientists print human cells on 3D printer - TVNZ | Made Different | Scoop.it
Scientists print human cells on 3D printer
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For the first time, scientists have printed human embryonic stem cells using a 3D printer.
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Groundbreaking Virtual Robotics Allow Us Our Very Own Robot Avatar

Groundbreaking Virtual Robotics Allow Us Our Very Own Robot Avatar | Made Different | Scoop.it

A research group lead by Professor Tachi at Keio University in Japan is currently working on one of the first incarnations of an avatar that incorporates some pretty cool virtual robotics technology. By slipping on a pair of virtual reality gloves and a helmet, you would be able to control and see the world through your avatar’s eyes. The concept behind this virtual robotics technology is really called Telexistence, and it allows us to control a real avatar robot.


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Hayden Theuerkauf's curator insight, March 21, 2013 9:56 PM

This particular website gives information on the creation of avatar/robots that humans will be able to control. This will change the future, technology will allow humans to create there own avatar in the form of a robot, allowing humans to stay home whilst there avatar/robot goes out to do there daily needs or to even do there jobs at a single touch of a button, this technology will vastly change how the world works and runs.

cassian bulger's curator insight, March 22, 2013 5:38 AM

Technology such as this which provides an avatar that can be operated remotely has infinite potential to make the lives of countless people easyer such robots provide an "out of body" experience and when perfected can enable working remotly and remotly carrying out daily chores. With strides like this technology is taking remarkable strides into how we are shaping our future. 

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3D Printing clothes at home could be a reality by 2050 | 3D Printing Event

3D Printing clothes at home could be a reality by 2050 | 3D Printing Event | Made Different | Scoop.it

Current clothing production is wasteful and takes up too much space.

This could be a problem when it’s predicted 75% of the Earth’s population will be living in cities around 40 years from now. Space is already a valuable commodity but by the time this migration has taken place, space could be the most valuable.

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Plans to Make Metal 3D Printing Systems Faster and Better - 3D Printing Industry

Plans to Make Metal 3D Printing Systems Faster and Better - 3D Printing Industry | Made Different | Scoop.it
Sigma Labs recently announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Interactive Machines Inc (IMI) outlining how the companies plan to work together on 3D printing.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 19, 2013 9:17 AM

This could be a major breakthrough in 3D Printing of metal parts!

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Eco Friendly Chain Coatings by KMC - Promoting Eco Friendly ...

Eco Friendly Chain Coatings by KMC - Promoting Eco Friendly ... | Made Different | Scoop.it
KMC is concentrating on making its products more eco friendly and bringing in more eco friendly production methods and products in the chain manufacturing industry. This effort to bring in eco friendly products, ...
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Children Can Teach Us Much – Even When They’re 3D Printing - 3D Printing Industry

Children Can Teach Us Much – Even When They’re 3D Printing - 3D Printing Industry | Made Different | Scoop.it
12 year old boy designs and 3D prints his own chess pieces, and donates any profits from sales to charity via Cubify

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 18, 2013 10:47 PM

Kids are just amazingly creative with technology!

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3D Printing Robot Produces Chairs And Tables From Recycled Waste

3D Printing Robot Produces Chairs And Tables From Recycled Waste | Made Different | Scoop.it

Two years ago, a Dutch student named Dirk Vander Kooij was designing furniture and preparing for his graduation project when he was inspired by an old 3D printer. So he got his hands on an industrial robot from a Chinese production line and reprogrammed it into a 3D printer to print furniture using recycled materials from old refrigerators."


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Jake Sieben's curator insight, March 22, 2013 9:00 AM

This article shows how 3D printing can be used to make practical things, such as chairs, out of recycled materials.

Chandan Gupta's curator insight, March 31, 2013 10:42 PM

The thing is why just not getting more than it. More and more things could be produced by it.

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MTMS: de beurs die vooruit kijkt naar morgen

MTMS: de beurs die vooruit kijkt naar morgen | Made Different | Scoop.it
MTMS kijkt als vakbeurs voor de maakindustrie naar de transitie die gaande is: andere materialen, andere technieken, nieuwe kansen
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robots.net - A Model-driven Approach to Robot Architecture

robots.net - A Model-driven Approach to Robot Architecture | Made Different | Scoop.it

While you might have trouble getting any two roboticists to agree on what exactly a "robot architecture" is or which one is best, you would probably find agreement that the process of designing a robot architecture is a form of engineering. Piotr Trojanek argues that, if that is the case, then it might be worthwhile to apply the workflow of model-driven engineering development to the task of designing a robot architecture. He lays out his thoughts in a recently published paper called, Model-driven engineering approach to design and implementation of robot control systems (PDF format).

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Ow.ly - image uploaded by @3d_printers (Objet 3D Printing)

Ow.ly - image uploaded by @3d_printers (Objet 3D Printing) | Made Different | Scoop.it
View and share this image from @3d_printers (Objet 3D Printing) and hosted by Ow.ly
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Investments in Innovation Can Fuel Region's Manufacturing Rebound

Investments in Innovation Can Fuel Region's Manufacturing Rebound | Made Different | Scoop.it
Though the factors contributing to the region's decline in innovation indicators remain difficult to isolate, some likely causes include the link between production and R&D, and the region's response to new technologies.
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Makerbot and Adafruit selling special edition 3D printer: Raspberry ...

Makerbot and Adafruit selling special edition 3D printer: Raspberry ... | Made Different | Scoop.it
We honestly hadn't given it much thought, but now that it's been brought to our attention, Makerbot and Adafruit really do make an awesome duo. Think.
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The Future of Manufacturing & Design with Additive Manufacturing Webinar | CoCreation & Social Product Development

The Future of Manufacturing & Design with Additive Manufacturing Webinar | CoCreation & Social Product Development | Made Different | Scoop.it
In this webinar, Dr. Christopher Williams, Assistant Professor and Director of the DREAMS (Design, Research and Education for Additive Manufacturing Systems) Lab, will discuss how Additive Manufacturing is being used at Virginia Tech.
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Visual.ly’s new Google Analytics tool sends you weekly Web metric reports as infographics

Visual.ly’s new Google Analytics tool sends you weekly Web metric reports as infographics | Made Different | Scoop.it

"We're big fans of Visual.ly here at TNW, ever since it launched as the home of data visualization and infographics way back in July 2011.

The platform has evolved somewhat since then, launching Visual.ly Create for users to create their own infographics with ease, before going on to roll out a complete redesign with social features last July. And then in October, Visually unveiled a new marketplace to help put its community of infographic designers to work

So, when we got wind of Visual.ly’s latest launch, naturally we were all ears (well, eyes). The Israeli startup has launched a new visual reporting tool designed to bring Google Analytics to your email inbox courtesy of a weekly infographic....


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Mario Fleurinck: "Wil je creatief zijn? Leer zo weinig mogelijk"

Mario Fleurinck: "Wil je creatief zijn? Leer zo weinig mogelijk" | Made Different | Scoop.it
“Ik heb mijn carrière nooit vorm gegeven. Alles kruiste gewoon mijn pad.” Aan het woord is Limburgs ondernemer Mario Fleurinck, ceo van 3D-printingbedrijf Melotte.
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3D Printing Optimized Shapes

3D Printing Optimized Shapes | Made Different | Scoop.it

In physics, the concept of “jamming” is defined as a process where granular materials, glasses, foams and other materials become stiff when their density is increased. Now that may sound complicated, but really all it is is the idea that the more stuff you put into a confined space the denser it will become.


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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 24, 2013 11:10 AM

This is a really cool application of 3D Printing in Research

Beth Robinson's curator insight, April 7, 2013 8:23 AM

Here 3-d printing is being used to dramatically speed up research that will for a foundation of knowledge for designing materials that will have exactly the properties an engineer wants.

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Producing the QR Code plaques | Eco Llynfi

Producing the QR Code plaques | Eco Llynfi | Made Different | Scoop.it
Thank you to all in the Eco Llynfi Community who have contributed ideas, suggestions and stories that have helped to shape the selection of locations for our first ten QR Code plaques (We will reveal the locations very soon…) ...
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A 3D Printed Spaceship On The Scale Of A Human Hair? Hello Nanoscribe 3D Printer

A 3D Printed Spaceship On The Scale Of A Human Hair?  Hello Nanoscribe 3D Printer | Made Different | Scoop.it
3D printing has become one of the most exciting and talked about technologies of 2013.
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Digital Print - Augmented Reality - 3D Print: Amazing Sesame Street augmented reality playset will turn you into a kid again. | Augmented Reality - Augmented Advertising

Digital Print - Augmented Reality - 3D Print: Amazing Sesame Street augmented reality playset will turn you into a kid again. | Augmented Reality  - Augmented Advertising | Made Different | Scoop.it
This amazing Sesame Street augmented reality playset will turn you into a kid again.
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38 Predictions About the Future

38 Predictions About the Future | Made Different | Scoop.it
What will the world look like in the future? This infographis tells us what the future holds for the science and tech world.

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Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, March 23, 2013 9:02 PM

As a writer, I find this set of predictions both interesting and, well, less than overwhelming. I'd like to see more creativity, especially with regard to the "least likely" possibilities, and less focus on tech companies. I'm more interested in thinking about what life might be like, than in which social media giant is on top. What predictions do you have, and what do you think are the odds for or against?

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 19, 2013 5:11 PM

Hmmm can we predict the future... will be interesting to see what happens with these tools.

Stephen Gwilliam's curator insight, April 30, 2013 10:40 PM

Q. How are we best preparing our students with 21st century fluencies in our schools given these predictions?

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Electronic tattoo filled with sensors reads your vitals, reports them wirelessly

Electronic tattoo filled with sensors reads your vitals, reports them wirelessly | Made Different | Scoop.it
University of Illinois researchers have developed a tattoo-like electronic mesh that attaches to skin, and can measure vital statistics and report it wirelessly to a computer. The thin device...
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RoboEarth Cloud Engine ready for use

RoboEarth Cloud Engine ready for use | Made Different | Scoop.it
Rapyuta: The RoboEarth Cloud Engine allows robots to perform complex data processing in the cloud.
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Dreambox is a 3D printing vending machine, lets you print whatever you want using 3D printer | Reviews, news, tips, and tricks | dotTech

Dreambox is a 3D printing vending machine, lets you print whatever you want using 3D printer | Reviews, news, tips, and tricks | dotTech | Made Different | Scoop.it
Want to do some 3D printing with spending thousands of dollars it would take to purchase a 3D printer? Then Dreambox has you covered.
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Climate Change Must Factor in Smart Policy | WRI Insights

Climate Change Must Factor in Smart Policy | WRI Insights | Made Different | Scoop.it
Climate Change Must Factor in Smart Policy ... One opportunity to cut U.S. emissions is by reducing methane leakage from natural-gas production, which account for a relatively small but important portion of U.S.
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