Research & Technology
What was dismissed as science fiction yesterday is within reach today. Experts from science and industry will be coming together at HANNOVER MESSE to lay the foundations for visionary products and applications. Take a look at the future with them: from adaptronics to bionics and organic electronics.
Artificial Intelligence | 22 Jul. 2018
AI constructs an ultra-aerodynamic bike
To crack the previous record, a French university team wants to send a bike into the race, which has been aerodynamically optimized by...
Industrial Supply | 22 Jul. 2018
Highly adhesive diamond coating saves tool costs
A new method improves the adhesion of the diamond coating on carbide tools, which are used for example for the machining of lightweight...
Artificial Intelligence | 21 Jul. 2018
Daimler and Bosch drive with AI chips from Nvidia
The 2017 agreement between Daimler and Bosch for fully automated and driverless driving is taking shape. Nvidia was chosen as the supplier...
Industrie 4.0 | 20 Jul. 2018
TU Vienna makes it possible to shape terahertz beams as needed
The industrial sector is increasingly discovering terahertz technology for its own purposes, such as material testing and analysis. Now...
Research & Technology | 20 Jul. 2018
USP lasers to rev up 3D printing
The development of a new generation of ultra-short pulse (USP) lasers for 3D printing is expected to make the technology significantly more...
Integrated Energy | 18 Jul. 2018
Buildings able to relieve strain on power grids
The transition to cleaner energy is also turning the spotlight onto properties which would not have been directly associated with power grid...
Smart Supply | 18 Jul. 2018
Production arrives in a 3D printing container
EU project CassaMobile demonstrates what 3D printing can achieve in practical terms: the project’s partners have fitted a complete...
Awards | 17 Jul. 2018
The IFR Award for Robotics and Automation has three winners in 2018
The 14th IERA Award, for 2018, has been presented by the International Federation of Robotics to KUKA (Germany), Lely International...
Research & Technology | 14 Jul. 2018
Galileo Online helps the railway with autonomous shunting
Autonomous driving is of interest not only to the auto industry. RWTH Aachen University, in collaboration with project partners, has...
Digital Twin | 12 Jul. 2018
Half of Amsterdam has a digital double
Smart cities are increasingly becoming digital twin test sites. A Dutch company has recently digitally rebuilt the southeast of Amsterdam.
Research & Technology | 09 Jul. 2018
Electronics manufacturing digitizes their value chains
The European research project, iDev40, researches the intelligent networking of development and production processes for electronic...
Industrial Supply | 07 Jul. 2018
There is still a lot of room for improvement in copper recycling
Copper is one of the industry’s most important raw materials. A German-Chinese research team has taken a closer look at the copper flows in...
Artificial Intelligence | 07 Jul. 2018
Bavaria, Germany, wants to become a top AI location
The Bavarian state government decides to set up a new competence network for artificial intelligence. A new Fraunhofer Institute is to be...
Research & Technology | 06 Jul. 2018
The first networked truck platoons are driving on Germany’s A9 highway
In the logistics industry, a research project by DB Schenker, MAN Truck & Bus, and the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences is entering...
Lightweight Construction | 03 Jul. 2018
PEEK protective coating makes lightweight components more durable
Magnesium components are given PEEK coating with a new process. Thanks to laser technology, this is even possible in a very targeted manner.
Artificial Intelligence | 02 Jul. 2018
Continental signs an AI cooperation agreement with DFKI
The technology company Continental is to become an “AI empowered company.” This is to be achieved through cooperation with the world’s...
Predictive Maintenance | 02 Jul. 2018
Ultrasound can hear microorganisms growing in pipes
Predictive maintenance requires a constant flow of data from all relevant points. A clever retrofit solution for water pipes was invented at...
Research & Technology | 01 Jul. 2018
New recycling system checks packaging designs
With a new three-stage evaluation method, companies can now check how well their packaging and the raw materials contained therein can be...
Research & Technology | 01 Jul. 2018
Medical technology celebrates new 3D material success
Whether an artificial cornea from a 3D printer or rapid relief for skin wounds, additive manufacturing processes are increasingly successful...
Research & Technology | 30 Jun. 2018
Magnetic microparticles bring rubber to life
Researchers at MIT have combined a new material that yields tiny magnetically controlled miniature robots directly from a 3D printer.