• Theme: IT : Software

    /

    Watch our special video report. Autonomous vehicles were one of the major attractions at IMTS this year. Several exhibitors were there to demonstrate the viability of such driverless vehicles. Despite the advanced technology, they are not yet extensively used. In search of answers, DirectIndustry e-magazine boarded...

    / /

    An increasing number of U.S. manufacturers are embracing the concept of smarter machining and the Industrial Internet of Things.   The IoT is fundamentally reshaping the industrial landscape, according to Beth Parkinson, director of market development at Rockwell Automation’s Connected Enterprise. Machine and equipment...

    / /

    The portfolio enables manufacturers to create higher quality products in less time with lower costs. Within the portfolio are cloud-connected capabilities designed to create more cohesive manufacturing workflow, allowing users to invest more time in product development. It includes computer-aided manufacturing,...

    / /

    Heads-up displays with digital overlays can be used in hands-on training and remote assistance that promises true interactive mixed realities.   When it comes to immersive technology, virtual reality (VR) takes a back seat to augmented reality (AR). The main difference between VR and AR is that in VR, the person...

    / / / /

    U.K.-based Ross Robotics develops and commercializes the modular Robosynthesis. Director of research and development Philip Norman talked to Directindustry e-magazine about the robotic platform, which is resilient enough for deployment in places such as Chernobyl.   DirectIndustry e-magazine: Robotics is ubiquitous and...

    / / / /

    As the technology in robotics continues to advance, mobility has become a hot topic, especially for industry. Manufacturers are expressing increasing interest in robots that optimize production by navigating autonomously and working alongside employees safely.   Martin Hägele is head of department Robot and Assistive...

    / / /

    Beyond immersive video gaming, virtual reality (VR) is being used for skills transfer and hands-on experiences that could be vital tools for industry.   Virtual-reality glasses are everywhere, with the likes of Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Playstation VR grabbing headlines as the future of video gaming. While the expense...

    / / /

    After years existing on supercomputers, cognitive computing platforms are being made available on the cloud. The consequences for embedded systems and the Industrial Internet of Things could be huge.   The cloud has been making raw computing power available in virtual environments for some years, but how about on-tap...

    /

    How do engineers convert 3D models into virtual reality data? From VR apps to VR on the web, DirectIndustry e-magazine offers users a few leads.   Today, gamers prefer virtual reality because the level of rendering is high, even though the polygon count is low. This makes for less latency—the time lag between the...

    Microsoft announced that its holographic platform, HoloLens, would be available next year on all PCs running Windows 10. The idea is to improve access to the interface in order to create applications more efficiently. So far, Windows Holographic is only accessible through the HoloLens headset. But Microsoft is working...

    Style Switcher

    Highlight Color:

                   

    Backgrounds:

                        

    You can also set your own colors or background from the Admin Panel.