Technology Trends http://www.industryweek.com/blog/33201/feed en 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="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="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="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 The Road to Failure: Nokia, Blackberry and... Apple? http://www.industryweek.com/blog/road-failure-nokia-blackberry-and-apple <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>To stay alive, to stay relevant, top companies have to continue to invest in groundbreaking, disruptive technologies – the same investments that got them to the top in the first place – even if that means working against those early wins.</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/road-failure-nokia-blackberry-and-apple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/road-failure-nokia-blackberry-and-apple#comments Digital Tools Product Development Technology Technology Trends Fri, 06 Sep 2013 19:55:00 +0000 90742 at http://www.industryweek.com Technologies that Matter http://www.industryweek.com/blog/technologies-matter <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> Twenty years ago, <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/fifty-years-manufacturing-innovation">John Teresko</a> &ndash; the godfather of manufacturing technology here at IndustryWeek &ndash; began documenting the best technologies and most disruptive innovations hitting the market each year.</p> <p> Over the years, he followed the rise of the personal computers, of the dotcom bubble and bust, of digitization and machine tools, of software and hardware, of the slow evolution of industrial internets and interconnectivity.</p></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/technologies-matter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/technologies-matter#comments Emerging Technologies Research & Development Innovation Technology Technology Trends Thu, 15 Aug 2013 14:57:00 +0000 86662 at http://www.industryweek.com How Vulnerable Are You? A Digital Security Quiz http://www.industryweek.com/cybersecurity-quiz <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>In light of the recent rise in cyber attacks aimed at corporations and manufacturers, the now standard BYOD policies governing the use of smartphones and technologies in the workplace could put organizations at risk. SimpliSafe has developed this quiz to help us all determine if we have the right practices and policies in place to keep our data safe.</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/cybersecurity-quiz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/cybersecurity-quiz#comments Information Technology Technology Trends Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:48:00 +0000 70862 at http://www.industryweek.com IRI Jubilee Geek Out: The Big Business of Saving the World http://www.industryweek.com/blog/iri-jubilee-geek-out-big-business-saving-world <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p> I&#39;m fresh back in the office from <a href="http://www.iriweb.org/" target="_blank">IRI</a>&#39;s 75th annual meeting in DC &ndash; an innovation leadership extravaganza that pulled together the minds and talents of industry all-stars and manufacturing legends to celebrate the group&#39;s diamond jubilee.</p> <p> And that&#39;s &quot;celebrate&quot; in the IRI sense of the word, which meant two days packed solid with presentations, discussions, panels and collaboration by and with some of the best minds in the industry. And by no close measure.</p></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-jubilee-geek-out-big-business-saving-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/iri-jubilee-geek-out-big-business-saving-world#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development Technology Trends Tue, 28 May 2013 15:49:00 +0000 70722 at http://www.industryweek.com The 3-D Printed Gun and the Danger of Ideas http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printed-gun-and-danger-ideas <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Even before Cody Wilson posted the files for his 3-D printed gun, the project had launched a hailstorm of criticism and condemnation from lawmakers, gun control activists and the greater 3-D printing community — and for good reason.</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-printed-gun-and-danger-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/3-d-printed-gun-and-danger-ideas#comments Emerging Technologies Product Development Technology Additive Manufacturing Technology Trends Tue, 07 May 2013 13:54:00 +0000 66702 at http://www.industryweek.com Apple Loses its Cool http://www.industryweek.com/blog/apple-loses-its-cool <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>I've had this feeling about Apple for some time -- this kind of sense that things weren't right, though I couldn't quite put my finger on exactly what wasn't right or why.</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/apple-loses-its-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/apple-loses-its-cool#comments Digital Tools Technology Trends Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:16:00 +0000 54091 at http://www.industryweek.com