This year's Analytica was another resounding success for JULABO. Visitors to the JULABO booth were drawn particularly to the new CORIO™ units. The World of Temperature presentation and its impressive imagery was also met with enthusiasm by attendees of the trade fair.
Temperature professionals from JULABO have several reasons to look back with satisfaction at their exhibition at Analytica (April 1 to 4, 2014 in Munich).16.04.2014 | Read more
At NAB Show, the world’s largest convention for the digital media industry, taking place April 7 - 10 in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA), Fraunhofer IDMT will be presenting the latest developments of its software toolbox for automatic ana-lysis of digital audio and video content. The A/V Analyzing Toolbox comes with a broad range of components, which allow to significantly improve content production, distribution, and archiving processes.
Assessing the quality of audio and video content03.04.2014 | Read more
Light+Building, Halle 11, Stand B56
The Sivacon 8PS LI system, which will replace the existing LX system, is a busbar trunking system developed by Siemens for high currents up to 6,300 amperes....28.03.2014 | Read more
For the sixth year, the French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE in London will host a French Pavilion at the Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show, which takes place in London (UK) from 13 to 14 April 2014. A total of 13 specialists in fair-trade, free-from, health, and organic products from the food-and-drink industry and the health-and-beauty sector will be showcased on the pavilion.
From 13 to 14 April of this year, the French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE in London will host the French Pavilion at the Natural & Organic Products Europe trade...28.03.2014 | Read more
Fraunhofer IPA has developed a new automated feeding system for the robotic sorting of parts. What’s new?
The system has two arms. Using the “bp3™” software for bin picking developed by Fraunhofer IPA, the system is capable of detecting and localizing objects,...27.03.2014 | Read more
Flexible and accurate assembly processes: from 3 to 6 June 2014 the world of automation and mechatronics will be the focus of the Automatica international trade fair in Munich, where scientists from Fraunhofer IPA will demonstrate a sensor-controlled lightweight assembly robot. The goal is to increase the flexibility and cost-effectiveness of assembly processes by using sensors to assist component-specific work-holding fixtures. Workpiece variations and product tolerances can thus be reliably addressed while quality remains unchanged.
Whether for locating workpieces or controlling movements during production processes, fixtures have conventionally been an indispensable element of automation.27.03.2014 | Read more
Their very large workspaces, good mobility and high payload capacity allow cable-driven robots to meet high requirements. Developed by Fraunhofer IPA, the IPAnema cable-driven robot is an innovative robot system featuring state-of-the-art control techniques and proven components. At Automatica 2014, scientists from Fraunhofer IPA will present a comprehensive overview of the strengths and application areas of this new robot technology for inspection, manipulation and assembly.
With its eight cables and moving platform instead of large articulated-arm robots and area gantries, the platform with grippers appears at first sight to fly...27.03.2014 | Read more
ECCtreme® ECA for cable insulation under extreme conditions used in oil and gas, aerospace, automotive and energy industries
DuPont Chemicals and Fluoroproducts (DC&F) will be exhibiting its wide range of fluoroplastics for the wire and cable industry in hall 17, stand D59 at Wire...26.03.2014 | Read more
The more complex traffic situations are at urban intersections, the greater the need for more intelligent control solutions. At Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014,...25.03.2014 | Read more
Commercial cleaning robots are designed to clean offices and dispose of waste paper. As part of the collaborative project “Plug & Play for Automation Systems” (AutoPnP), scientists at Fraunhofer IPA have developed the necessary software components for such applications. The individual modules can be put to versatile use, e.g. for detecting and removing dirt as well as for emptying waste-paper baskets. At Automatica 2014, Fraunhofer IPA will demonstrate how these functions can be utilized in a mobile robot assistant.
Seventy percent of professional building cleaning work consists of cleaning floors and disposing of waste. Demographic change is one reason why less and less...25.03.2014 | Read more
The tropical disease malaria is caused by the Plasmodium parasite. For its survival and propagation, Plasmodium requires a protein called actin. Scientists of...
The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of therapies to aid the fight against diabetes and obesity.
Researchers from Warwick Medical School and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust used a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) based method to...
Japanese researchers have successfully developed the world's first imaging method for visualising the behaviour of nicotine-adenine dinucleotide derivative (NAD(P)H), a key coenzyme, inside cells. This feat could ultimately facilitate the diagnosis of cancer and liver dysfunction and help to elucidate the mechanisms of neurological disorders.
A Japanese research team led by Drs. Hirokazu Komatsu and Katsuhiko Ariga of the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, in collaboration with...
A team of computer scientists, mathematicians and geophysicists at Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) and Ludwig-Maximillians Universitaet Muenchen (LMU) have – with the support of the Leibniz Supercomputing Center of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (LRZ) – optimized the SeisSol earthquake simulation software on the SuperMUC high performance computer at the LRZ to push its performance beyond the “magical” one petaflop/s mark – one quadrillion floating point operations per second.
Geophysicists use the SeisSol earthquake simulation software to investigate rupture processes and seismic waves beneath the Earth’s surface. Their goal is to...
Pivoting planets that lean one way and then change orientation within a short geological time period might be surprisingly habitable, according to new modeling by NASA and university scientists affiliated with the NASA Astrobiology Institute.
The climate effects generated on these wobbling worlds could prevent them from turning into glacier-covered ice lockers, even if those planets are somewhat far...
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