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Robot Flying Squad Takes Off

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They’re becoming an increasingly common sight on the horizon – giant turbines towering imperiously over open countryside as wind power is embraced as an effective alternative to fossil fuels.

But wind turbines need regular maintenance. They are exposed to extreme conditions including lightning, UV radiation, snow, hail, and storms, which can damage them and affect their performance.

The Power of Design Thinking

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The colourful post-it notes on the walls of the training workshops reflect the illuminating spirit of Design Thinking: They succinctly capture the pain points of users, and set the scene for participants to brainstorm ideas and find innovative solutions to everyday problems.

CLP has provided Design Thinking training sessions to more than 4,000 Hong Kong employees over the past two years. The company has also designed a badging system for employees to work their way up a graded pathway from ‘apprentice’ to ‘practitioner’ to ‘assistant coach’ to ‘coach’ to ‘fellow’.

FedEx Talks Tech With Robot Innovations

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FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) inspires young people to participate in science and technology to motivate career interest in STEM fields. Each year, FIRST gathers over half a million students around the world for thousands of robotics competitions that culminate at two global championship events. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic, FIRST’s 2020 and 2021 seasons were cancelled. However, in 2019, more than 574,000 students participated on over 67,000 FIRST teams.

Solar Power Needs Silicon Carbide

by Ali Husain
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Solar power is rapidly becoming a crucial piece of the electricity puzzle.  Most people are familiar by now with the incredible 82 percent decline in costs for solar-generated power over the last 10 years.  But many innovations in

Journey to Mars: How Our Collaboration With Jet Propulsion Laboratory Fostered Innovation [Video]

How the Qualcomm Flight Platform enables the first autonomous flight on Mars
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Inventing breakthrough technologies that have positive impact and meet society’s needs is at our core. We also believe in fostering collaborations that drive innovation.

Fast Company Names Arrow Electronics' SAM Suit Finalist for 2021 World Greatest Ideas Award

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CENTENNIAL, CO, May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics was named a Fast Company 2021 World Changing Ideas Award finalist in the experimental category for its SAM Suit innovation - a Semi-Autonomous exoskeleton designed to restore mobility in severely disabled individuals.

WashingtonExec Names Booz Allen's Dan Tucker a “Cloud Exec to Watch”

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“Innovation across cloud, data management, and AI is accelerating faster than ever before. It’s incredibly rewarding to see how these solutions are integrating to transform citizen lives and experiences.”

-Booz Allen Vice President Dan Tucker

From the distribution of stimulus checks and tracking disease transmission rates, to the timely delivery of veterans’ benefits, cloud technology enabled many of the most critical government services over the last year.

Rockwell Automation CEO Blake Moret Discusses Company's Role in the Smart Manufacturing Revolution

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Rockwell Automation Chairman and CEO Blake Moret talks with The Tech Ed Podcast about the company’s strong ties to the greater Milwaukee area, its culture, and the company’s strategy to bring the Connected Enterprise to life. Moret shares how advancements in digital transformation and tools, such as augmented reality and digital twin, allow the company to integrate control and information to help companies become more resilient, agile, and sustainable.  

Cummins Helps Hydrogen-powered Aircraft Take Flight

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One of the world’s first hydrogen-powered aircraft, using global power leader Cummins’ fuel cell technology, was unveiled at the Stuttgart Airport late last year in Germany. Called the DLR-HY4, the four-seat airplane has successfully completed 30 2-hour test flights.

Technology in the Field: Drones Revolutionize Farmer's Lives

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Can you imagine spending eight hours a day navigating muddy paddy fields in hot and humid environments, carrying heavy solution in a backpack sprayer to protect one hectare of rice? This is the hard reality of the average rice farmer in Asia.

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