PROTOTYPES, ROBOTICS, RISK management in business, ENGINEERING design, DIGITAL technology, and SOCIAL media
This article offers tips to prototyping robotic systems. Prototyping is one method that helps developers to mitigate the risk associated with complex designs. Design ideas can be shared faster and cheaper through digital technologies, like social media sites. It suggests developers to incorporate input/output in one's prototype.
COMPUTER-aided design, PROTOTYPES, INK-jet printers, and FOUNDING
The article offers a look at the cost saving benefits of Contex 3D inkjet printer to 3D Print. The three dimensional (3D) printer produces accurate physical models using computer-aided design (CAD) data. 3D Print uses the Contex 3D in making patterns for foundry castings. According to the company, the 3D printer saves time and money. Executives at the company claim that 3D prototyping and modeling technology provide great opportunities to the company.
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INDUSTRIAL design, COMPUTER software, PROTOTYPES, INDUSTRIAL equipment industry, FIELD programmable gate arrays, and COMPUTER simulation
The article reports on the launch of the 20th anniversary edition of LabVIEW graphical system design platform for control, test and embedded system development by National Instruments. LabVIEW 8.20 allows engineers to use streamlined field programmable gate array targeting tools for hardware-based machine monitoring. The firm has improved the execution speeds of the LabVIEW Simulation Module for advanced control algorithms. It streamlines the prototyping and deployment of control systems in industrial computers.