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By Benjamin MosesJul 30, 2021

Episode 54: Ben and Steve get up to speed with the Tokyo Olympics. Stephen mentions two potentially aerospace-grade additive materials. Ben continues with the Army’s investment in next-gen materials research. Steve follows with cutting-edge consumer AVGs.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJul 30, 2021

Pi-powered and cobot-equipped AGV. Aerospace-grade additive. Open-source reinforcement learning framework. HP takes additive to a higher fidelity. Guess who’s back? 3D-printed bridges!

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By John TurnerJul 29, 2021

Many in our industry are aware of the recent cyberattacks on Colonial Pipeline and JBS Foods. Both situations were ransomware attacks where the “bad actors” took control of all, or part, of the businesses’ computing resources until the ransom was paid.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJul 23, 2021

Antique vise reborn with additive. Cobot programed to help dress limited mobility individuals. Why use custom EOAT when you have chopsticks? Capable cobot, Pepper, can’t hold a job! The current consumer additive champion.

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By Benjamin MosesJul 16, 2021

Episode 53: Ben’s fed up with seeing Spot the robot dog dancing and not working. Steve saw farming equipment at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Benjamin declares AI must get read up on material science to help put a stop to worldwide waste.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJul 16, 2021

3D-printed fuel injectors. Verizon's robotics division. More evidence: Boston additive is the new Swiss machining. Robo-farming tractors show up to the GFO. A new additive NSN.

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By Gail McGrewJul 16, 2021

For Protolabs, low volume is between hundreds and tens of thousands, with the minimum part quantity being one for all services.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJul 08, 2021

Printing the vehicles that physicists called impossible. Australian meat processing calls for additive. You need a lot of space to print rocket ships. Chip shortage is coming to a close.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJul 01, 2021

Is this a new form of additive, or just more lasers? 3D-printed titanium transmissions for sports cars. Underground drones to survey mines and increase safety. Drive-thru artificial intelligence still can’t fix the ice cream machine.

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By Gail McGrewJun 28, 2021

In 2020, the manufacturing industry experienced 922 incidents, 381 with confirmed data disclosure. The majority of attacks were financially motivated (73%), with the others falling into the category of espionage (27%).

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