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Titanium TALOS exoskeleton on track for late 2018

The US Special Forces is building the TALOS (tactical assault light operator suit) exoskeleton. The suit has : * physiological and biological sensors * actuators that serve as the muscles to power the suit * processors and computers, * and …

3D Printed multilayer circuit boards using nanomaterial inks

Nano Dimension (NASDAQ, TASE: NNDM) is focused on the research and development of advanced 3D printed electronics, including a 3D printer for multilayer printed circuit boards, and the development of nanotechnology-based conductive and dielectric inks, which are complementary products for …

Quantum computing closer to reality with new materials

Vuckovic’s Stanford team is developing materials that can trap a single, isolated electron. Working with collaborators worldwide, they have recently tested three different approaches to the problem, one of which can operate at room temperature – a critical step if …

More highly automated and Cloud based 3d printing

MIT spinout New Valence Robotics (NVBOTS) has brought to market the only fully automated commercial 3-D printer that’s equipped with cloud-based queuing and automatic part removal, making print jobs quicker and easier for multiple users, and dropping the cost per …

Enzinc and Navy working on 3D zinc electrode battery

Enzinc is working with the US Navy to develop a better and safer battery. Enzinc and the Navy Research lab have a unique three-dimensional (3D) zinc electrode. The research aims to bring a safer, more affordable rechargeable battery to market …

Game changing 3D printers for low cost metal parts

A startup will soon launch game changing 3-D printers that can fabricate metal parts cheaply and quickly enough to make the technology practical for widespread use in product design and manufacturing. The company, Desktop Metal, has raised nearly $100 million …