Diesel generator sets: navigating an uncertain future
Diesel generator sets remain crucial to many key industries and are a multi-billion dollar global market.
Tabcat is a cat tracker from tracking company Loc8tor.
Robotic millipede for drug delivery
A novel tiny, soft robot with caterpillar-like legs capable of carrying heavy loads and adaptable to adverse environments could pave way for medical technology advancement such as drugs delivery in human body.
Robots can now pick up any object after inspecting it
Humans have long been masters of dexterity, a skill that can largely be credited to the help of our eyes. Robots, meanwhile, are still catching up.
FG Wilson is a Belfast based manufacturer and supplier of diesel and gas fueled generator sets. In 1999 the company was acquired by Caterpillar.
The future of diesel gensets: what are the long term prospects?
With most of the big players posting healthy figures in Q2, diesel genset revenues are showing continued growth throughout 2018. Are these results a sign of things to come or are they merely delaying an inevitable future decline?
"Blind" Cheetah 3 robot can climb stairs littered with obstacles
MIT's Cheetah 3 robot can now leap and gallop across rough terrain, climb a staircase littered with debris, and quickly recover its balance when suddenly yanked or shoved, all while essentially blind.
Autonomous vehicles in mining - IDTechEx separates hype from reality
Autonomous haul trucks in mining are here to stay with companies ramping up the roll out of retrofit fleets around the world, but what does this mean in the wider context of next generation mining equipment, with many projects from digital twin IoT solutions to predictive maintenance of equipment showing promise in the adoption of emerging technology. Separating the hype from reality is key in mining, an industry often risk averse to standalone investments and where standards and interoperability challenges typically need be addressed ahead of technology adoption.
Artificial intelligence senses people through walls
X-ray vision has long seemed like a far-fetched sci-fi fantasy, but over the last decade a team of researchers has continually gotten us closer to seeing through walls.
Electric vehicles for mining will be a $9 billion market in 2028
As mines age and operations continue to extract lower ore grades at deeper levels, a focal shift to increased productivity, efficiency and improved safety continues
How deep learning is helping the blind 'see'
Guide dogs are great for helping people who are blind or visually impaired navigate the world. But try getting a dog to read aloud a sign or tell you how much money is in your wallet.
Minnesota Wire Corporation
IDTechEx spoke to Paul Wagner CEO & Chairman of Minnesota Wire Corporation. They are a leading company in the production of advanced wiring, including stretchability and washability for wearable electronics applications.
Airware (2011) is a CA company with $110M funding (as of 2018).
Sandvik AB (publ) operates as an engineering company in the areas of rock excavation, metal-cutting, and materials technology worldwide.
Caterpillar Inc., founded in 1925, is an American corporation which designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network.
Nature-inspired soft millirobot makes its way through enclosed spaces
Scientists invented a magnetically controlled soft robot only four millimeters in size, that can walk, crawl or roll through uneven terrain, carry cargo, climb onto the water surface, and even swim in it. The inspiration comes from soft-bodied beetle larvae and caterpillars, and even jellyfishes posed as biological models.