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HOW DESIGN SUPERPOWERS WILL SAVE OUR PLANET

“Recycle and reuse” has become an increasingly common way of life for private consumers, but also for industrial enterprises. Still, many manufacturers continue to adhere to a creed of cost-effective – read: commercially rewarding – production. But what can companies…

INDOOR POSITIONING SYSTEMS, OR: HOW NOT TO GET LOST IN AN AIRPORT

The global trends shaping the early 21st century, like the rise of the IoT, create urgent new demand for high-precision location tracking systems. Modern positioning technology is slowly getting to the point where it is accurate enough to handle the…

HOW WEARABLES WILL AFFECT PROTECTION, FASHION, AND COMMUNICATION

There are smartphones, smart homes – and now even our textiles are getting smart. Their practical potential is already being tested by the emergency services, but smart textiles are also set to conquer the world from medicine to fashion and,…

NEXT LEVEL 3D PRINTING WITH THERMAL RADIATION

Driven by curiosity and the spirit of discovery, Adam Rumjahn founded his own start-up: Orion AM. His vision is to use industrial additive manufacturing for advanced applications, using aerospace-grade polymers. 3D printing with these super-plastics is a revolutionary prospect for…

MODULAR ELECTRONICS – A SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION FOR THE SMARTPHONE ERA?

Making smartphones modular might become the crucial choice for manufacturers as users have come to expect longer-lasting and more sustainable products. The discussion about modular smartphones has gained renewed vigor as thinking about the environmental impact of smartphones is changing…