Technology Trends http://www.industryweek.com/blog/33201/feed en 3-D Printing Steals the Show: Notes from IMTS 2014 http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-steals-show-notes-imts-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The hardcore industrial crowd at this hardcore industrial tradeshow isn't here to kick the tires and check out 3-D printed doodads. They want to see production potential.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-steals-show-notes-imts-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-steals-show-notes-imts-2014#comments IMTS Emerging Technologies Technology Additive Manufacturing Technology Trends Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:04:00 +0000 147861 at http://www.industryweek.com Notes from IMTS 2014: In the Mood for Investment http://www.industryweek.com/blog/notes-imts-2014-mood-investment <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The massive crowd at IMTS this year isn't here just to browse the latest technology. They're here to buy it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/notes-imts-2014-mood-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/notes-imts-2014-mood-investment#comments IMTS Technology Technology Trends Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:00:00 +0000 147621 at http://www.industryweek.com Distracted Manufacturing: GM Takes Google Glass for a Spin http://www.industryweek.com/blog/distracted-manufacturing-gm-takes-google-glass-spin <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>GM is testing Google Glass on the factory floor. But is the risk worth the potential?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/distracted-manufacturing-gm-takes-google-glass-spin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/distracted-manufacturing-gm-takes-google-glass-spin#comments Emerging Technologies Safety Innovation Technology Technology Trends Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:20:00 +0000 145541 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Copyright Justin Sullivan/Getty Images</p> 3-D Printing the Impossible: 21st Century Manufacturing Demands 21st Century Tools http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-impossible-21st-century-manufacturing-demands-21st-century-tools <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>When your outdated techniques can't handle a new job, it's time to get a new tool.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-impossible-21st-century-manufacturing-demands-21st-century-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-impossible-21st-century-manufacturing-demands-21st-century-tools#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Innovation Technology Additive Manufacturing Technology Trends Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:32:00 +0000 143411 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Rules the National Day of Making http://www.industryweek.com/blog/manufacturing-rules-national-day-making <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>President Obama calls for all makers – from students to 'innovators powering the renaissance in American manufacturing' – to come together in the name of innovation.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/manufacturing-rules-national-day-making" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/manufacturing-rules-national-day-making#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Innovation Technology Technology Trends Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:30:00 +0000 121811 at http://www.industryweek.com 3-D Printing a Better Home http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-better-home <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>For anyone holding out for a real 3-D printing revolution, the wait may be over.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-better-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-better-home#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Supply Chain Technology Additive Manufacturing Technology Trends Fri, 02 May 2014 10:07:00 +0000 118021 at http://www.industryweek.com The Robots are Coming! http://www.industryweek.com/blog/robots-are-coming <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Cyberdyne's debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange sends a strong message to the industry and to the world: The robots are coming. Heck, they're already here.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/robots-are-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/robots-are-coming#comments Robotics Innovation Technology Technology Trends Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:11:00 +0000 114921 at http://www.industryweek.com Fear, Frenzy and the Birth of an Industry at GE's 3-D Printing Lab http://www.industryweek.com/blog/fear-frenzy-and-birth-industry-ges-3-d-printing-lab <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>There's a tsunami coming and the industry had better to learn to swim. Fast.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/fear-frenzy-and-birth-industry-ges-3-d-printing-lab" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/fear-frenzy-and-birth-industry-ges-3-d-printing-lab#comments Emerging Technologies Additive Manufacturing Technology Trends Fri, 14 Feb 2014 04:52:00 +0000 111211 at http://www.industryweek.com 3-D Printing: In Search of the Real Thing http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-search-real-thing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Whether it's ultra-detailed prototypes or industrial-strength finished parts, what professional 3-D printers need is something real and familiar, something solid and authentic, not monochrome toys... And it looks like they finally have it.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-search-real-thing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printing-search-real-thing#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Additive Manufacturing Technology Trends Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:59:00 +0000 109661 at http://www.industryweek.com The 3D Printing 360 http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3d-printing-360 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>After months of development, testing and coordinated efforts, we have officially launched a new newsletter aimed directly at 3-D printing and the additive manufacturing industry—the 3D Printing 360.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3d-printing-360" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3d-printing-360#comments Emerging Technologies Innovation Technology Trends Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:46:00 +0000 105651 at http://www.industryweek.com Ford and Siemens: Googling the Future of Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/googling-the-future <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>This is the future: a smooth synthesis between the physical and the virtual worlds—a seamless integration between things and information, between activity and data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/googling-the-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/googling-the-future#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Information Technology Systems Integration Technology Trends Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:25:00 +0000 105061 at http://www.industryweek.com IRI Crowns its Technology Champion http://www.industryweek.com/blog/iri-crowns-its-technology-champion <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>IRI has spent the last six months examining all of the technologies, innovations and inventions developed over the past 75 years to determine which one has mattered the most. And they finally have a winner. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/iri-crowns-its-technology-champion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/iri-crowns-its-technology-champion#comments Innovation Technology Technology Trends Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:28:00 +0000 104481 at http://www.industryweek.com Happy 3-D Printing Day! http://www.industryweek.com/blog/happy-3-d-printing-day <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>GE has officially dubbed Dec. 3, 3-D Printing Day to wrap up its yearlong additive manufacturing media blitz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/happy-3-d-printing-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/happy-3-d-printing-day#comments Around the Web Technology Trends Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:19:00 +0000 104341 at http://www.industryweek.com Ringing in the Future http://www.industryweek.com/blog/ringing-future <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Surrounded by industry insiders and company executives, with all the pageantry of high finance historical firsts, Universal Robots' UR5 robot arm rang the closing bell at the NASDAQ last night – the first non-human hand to ever yield such (symbolic) power.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/ringing-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/ringing-future#comments Automation Robotics Technology Trends Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:56:00 +0000 102651 at http://www.industryweek.com Setting Some Standards for 3-D Printing http://www.industryweek.com/blog/setting-some-standards-3-d-printing <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>If the additive manufacturing industry is ever going to take off, it needs to do so on an even field, playing by the same rules as the rest of the machine tools. That takes time and investment and standards. And it looks like that's on the way.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/technology-trends">Technology Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/setting-some-standards-3-d-printing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/setting-some-standards-3-d-printing#comments Process Improvement Emerging Technologies Systems Integration Additive Manufacturing Technology Trends Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:28:00 +0000 93042 at http://www.industryweek.com