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ABB acquires industrial automation leader B&R

April 18, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Pioneering technology leader ABB has completed the acquisition of B&R, the largest independent provider focused on product- and software-based, open-architecture solutions for machine and factory automation worldwide. ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer said the acquisition will result in the creation of a comprehensive offering for customers of industrial

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Norsk Titanium to supply the world’s first FAA-certified, 3D printed structural titanium parts to Boeing

April 12, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Norsk Titanium AS has received an order from aerospace giant Boeing for the supply of 3D printed structural titanium components for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Designed by Boeing, the initial structural components were produced by Norsk’s proprietary Rapid

McLaren-Honda turns to Stratasys’ 3D printing expertise to improve its F1 car designs

April 11, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Struggling F1 team McLaren-Honda has expanded the use of Stratasys’ FDM and PolyJet 3D printing solutions in an effort to close the gap between themselves and the front-running teams on the grid. The British outfit is utilising 3D printing to produce

Bosch & Daimler set out to develop system for fully automated, driverless vehicles by 2020

April 7, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Bosch and Daimler have forged a development alliance with a view to launching a system for fully automated, driverless vehicles by the start of the next decade. Bosch said the alliance will be looking to develop software and algorithms for an autonomous

Boeing unveils concept designs for deep space exploration   

April 5, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Boeing and NASA are developing a groundbreaking space station and transport systems that could allow humanity to realise its dream of deep space exploration within the next three years. The two parties are already working on the development of a Space Launch

BAE Systems, City University London kickstart bio-inspired research that could revolutionise aerospace industry

March 28, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Researchers at BAE Systems and City, University of London are studying the falcons’ flying techniques in an effort to develop new technologies for aircraft that could contribute to their safety in the air, aerodynamics and fuel efficiency.   The research

Goodyear showcases new concept tyres for autonomous vehicles (VIDEO)

March 15, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Tyre company Goodyear showcased several new and emerging technologies in its latest concept tyres imagined for the future of the automotive industry at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show taking place 7 to 19 March 2017. Goodyear’s senior vice