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Proxxi saves workers from getting electrocuted

By | ABB, analyst, ceo, electricity, Flash, Gadgets, High Voltage, iPhone, manufacturing, oil and gas, see, Startups, TC, vancouver

There are some gadgets that are nice to have – iPhones, sous vide wands – and some gadgets that you must have. Proxxi fits in the latter camp. Proxxi is an always-on sensor that buzzes when it gets too close to high voltage electricity. It’s worn by mechanics and electricians and alerts them when they’re […]

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French designers build a 3D-printed metal watch

By | 3d printing, Emerging-Technologies, France, Gadgets, industrial design, laser, learning, manufacturing, paris, Stainless Steel, TC

French watchmaker Unitam and 3D printing company Stainless teamed up to build a unique 3D printed watch, essentially the first of its kind. The team created the watch case using laser sintering to melt stainless steel 316L powder on a Renishaw AM250 printer. The watch, which uses French-made hands and a Miyota movement, isn’t completely […]

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The Goliath CNC is an autonomous cutting machine

By | cnc, construction, Gadgets, manufacturing, milling, TC, Technology

 The phrase “autonomous cutting machine” may sound like something out of Terminator but this clever little robot, called the Goliath CNC, wants to help humanity, not harm it. Created by Lorenzo Frangi, Alessandro Trifoni, and Davide Cevoli, the robot is basically a free-rolling CNC machine that can crawl over a surface and etch and cut lines into many materials. The machine uses a… Read More

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We talk about hoofed spiders with the founder of Outlier clothing

By | BackPack, chemistry, Gadgets, manufacturing, matter, plastics, Startups, TC, technotopia

 Outlier’s founder Abe Burmeister is a designer who joined the world of clothing manufacturing over five years ago. His clothing – created with cutting edge fabrics – is touted as high-tech and very chic, but what frustrates Burmeister is how slowly the clothing industry is moving. His latest creation, a rolltop knapsack, uses a unique material to create one of the lightest… Read More

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