Research and Development
Industrial automation has been around for decades, but up until recently its use in indoor agriculture has been minimal.
Crestron Electronics announced this month that it will expand its building and home automation technology business with the development of a new new campus in Plano, Texas just outside of Dallas.
Fanuc is collaborating with Cisco, Rockwell and Preferred Networks on the development and deployment of a platform that connects CNC machines with robots, peripheral devices and sensors.
A new satellite launch vehicle developed by the US military called the XS-1 has received funding from the US government to enter the second phase of its design process.
Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded the Test Evaluation and Support Team 2 (TEST2) contract at NASA’s White Sands Test Facility near Las Cruces, New Mexico.
A new initiative announced yesterday has created a plan to send a swarm of tiny probes to Alpha Centauri, Earth’s nearest star.
Airbus and Siemens have signed a collaboration agreement to work on hybrid electric propulsion systems with the aim of creating small hybrid planes that will be partly powered by electricity.
Sajid Mohammed, Associate Commercial Director at plastics recycler Luxus, looks at how automotive light weighting is helping drive a step-change in plastics innovation.
DARPA and the US Navy have unveiled a new autonomous and unarmed warship during a recent christening ceremony in Portland, Oregon.
Even the most avid cyclist knows the dread of waking up in the morning in the searing heat, realising you've got an hour bike ride ahead of you to get into work, and then finding out when you arrive that the office shower is out of order.