Manufacturing Technology

3 Automation Companies Manufacturing Cell Therapies

The great American philosopher, Robin Williams, once said that reality is just a crutch for people who can’t face drugs. And he certainly came from a country where that rings true. America consumes huge quantities of drugs like no other. Does something hurt? Here, have some opioids. Does your high school teacher bore you to […]

Bright Machines Stock for Software-Defined Manufacturing

Traditional industrial robots do one job really well but with little or no flexibility to do anything else – sort of like game show hosts. The name of the game today is automation, and the combination of technologies like artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, sensors, and the Internet of Things, among others, is accelerating […]

Bright Machines and Software-Defined Manufacturing

“Why software is eating the world” was the title of a famed blog post published in 2011 by venture capitalist Marc Andreessen which addressed concerns in the investment community of another tech bubble. He argued that “new software ideas will result in the rise of new Silicon Valley-style start-ups that invade existing industries with impunity.” […]

10 Israeli Robotics Startups from the Startup Nation

While many of our readers call the United States of ’Murica home, we think it’s important to expose you to emerging technologies from around the world. There’s one little corner that burns especially bright with innovation, despite being inhabited by less than nine million people. Israel is the Startup Nation for good reason, and we’ve […]

3D Printing Solutions for Micro Manufacturing Components

You don’t need a pandemic to tell you that the world is ultimately ruled by the small things, whether it’s superbugs or parasites or bacteria-eating viruses. At the end of the day, humans are just vessels for hosts of different microorganisms. Maybe that’s helped shape our ability to innovate at the microscopic scale, leading to […]

How to Detect Manufacturing Defects Using AI

While most consumers don’t often see the process of manufacturing their products, they are most certainly aware of when there is a defect in the product they receive. This kind of experience can range from disappointing to downright disastrous – neither of which is ideal for the company producing the product. Unfortunately, the reality of […]

The “On-Demand Manufacturing” Business Model

In a recent piece on Some of the Latest Trends in Artificial Intelligence, we noted that innovation lies not only in the technology itself but also in the business models used to deploy the technology. The same holds true for 3D printing. In our last piece on the topic, we noted that there are at least […]

10 Startups Working on Robotics for Manufacturing

When we think about bringing manufacturing back to the USA, we may need to think about that in the context of robotics for manufacturing. As we discussed before, Asian countries like Japan are dominating the industrial robotics space (Source: Robotics and Automation News): In several recent articles, we looked at the large industrial robotics players listed in […]