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Stephen LaMarca
Technology Analyst

Stephen LaMarca has a background in physics and is passionate about mechanical devices. He oversees and operates AMT’s testbed, including a 5-axis CNC mill and cobot. An enthusiastic IMTS Network correspondent, Stephen injects humor into technical subjects and co-hosts the AMT Tech Trends podcast. He also tracks the industry R&D that goes into the amazing tech you see at IMTS!

Stephen LaMarca has a background in physics and is passionate about mechanical devices. He oversees and operates AMT’s testbed, including a 5-axis CNC mill and cobot. An enthusiastic IMTS Network correspondent, Stephen injects humor into technical subjects and co-hosts the AMT Tech Trends podcast. He also tracks the industry R&D that goes into the amazing tech you see at IMTS!

Posts by Stephen LaMarca
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaMar 01, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #297

FusionGPT. More warehouse humanoids. Aerospace coalition ensures integrity. Digital twins for... marketing? 3D printed speaker enclosure.

6m read
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaFeb 23, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #296

Like the wind... of change. From trash to treasure. OMG, it's OML. Autonomous progress. Robot orders drop 30%.

6m read
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaFeb 09, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #295

ChemGPT. Terminator T-1000 IRL. 3D printed logic modules. A new occupational category. Manual versus automatic CNC.

6m read
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaFeb 01, 2024

Special Stage: Vegas to Frankfurt Rally 2023

Formnext in Frankfurt marked the pivotal moment when additive manufacturing seamlessly integrated into the broader manufacturing landscape. The entrance of traditional giants into the additive space exemplifies the industry’s evolution.

8m read
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJan 29, 2024

Infographic: Standards + Digital = Productivity

Industrial standards and the digital thread are essential for manufacturing productivity as they provide a foundation for efficiency, innovation, quality, compliance, and collaborative integration across the entire manufacturing value chain.

4m read
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJan 26, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #293

Not gouda 'nough? Digital twin improves robotic programming. Fires are recession-proof. FBI anti-piracy warning.

6m read
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJan 19, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #292

Cobots are a big deal. Efficiency in inventory. Enhancing LM transparency and interpretability. Lucid Motors: The Rolls-Royce of EVs. How does China keep getting Nvidia chips?

6m read
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJan 17, 2024

Powering Production

Watch the bonus episode of Season 3 of the IMTS+ Original Series “Road Trippin’ with Steve,” on his visit to Kawasaki Robotics where robots are everywhere—and doing everything you can imagine to power production.

5m read
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJan 12, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #291

Help us, Apple. You're XR's only hope. Tool regrinding at home. Self-Learning robots.New year, new manufacturing. A robot that cooks and cleans?

6m read
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJan 05, 2024

AMT Tech Report: Issue #290

Digital twins steering innovation. Robot-Built homes. Pour some out... Welding metal foam with induction. AM personalities of 2023

6m read