What Are Industrial Robots and What Do They Do

The first industrial robot, the Unimate, made its debut in 1962. First used in a General Motors plant, the robotic arm was quickly adopted by other automakers, then entire industries. We cover today what makes up an industrial robot, the different kinds, and – most importantly – what they do that…


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Water Desalination – Making Seawater Drinkable for a Thirsty World

Over 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered with water. Yet modern civilization can only access less than a percent to keep people hydrated, water crops, cool power plants, etc.  Why is that? Today we answer that question, why we’ll need more fresh water in the coming years, and how water…


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Four Stages in Electric Car Manufacturing

Did you know there are 36 electric car companies in the US alone? Besides EV giant Tesla, and “legacy” automakers like US automakers Ford and General Motors, there are Japanese-based Aspark, Chinese Byton, and Croatian Rimac to name a few. So how do so many automakers build their EVs? We cover the…


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Aquaculture: Solution to World’s Future Food Demands

How do you feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050? That’s the question on people’s minds as the current global population of 8 billion continues to grow. Many nations are looking to the world’s oceans for answers. We’ll be covering their efforts in aquaculture from what it is, the various forms, to…


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How the Right Computer Can Help Disaster Recovery

When people think of disaster recovery, they usually think of things like cleaning up rubble and rebuilding cities after massive natural disasters like fires, earthquakes, and hurricanes. But beyond the damage to physical infrastructure, businesses can sustain another kind of damage that can be…


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How Industrial PCs are Shaping Clean Energy

The future is green. We’ve been hearing it for years. However, for most of the past five decades, clean energy just has not been economically feasible on a large scale. Despite finite supply and increasing environmental pressure from climate change, we are still largely reliant on fossil fuels for…


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Smart Factories and Their Use of Industrial Computers

With the advent of Industry 4.0, traditional factories are becoming obsolete. Though factories are no stranger to automation, advancements in industrial computers, artificial intelligence, IoT (Internet of Things), cloud computing, and other highly advanced digital technologies have completely…


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3 Ways Safety Standards in Food Manufacturing Dictate Hardware Choices

Sanitation concerns in food manufacturing plants are at high levels; every step in the process from farm to table must have the best cleanliness standards for our protection. Production lines are meant to uphold speed and cleanliness standards, and so naturally, the operating level of a food…


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Military Grade Computers and Their Role in the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry constantly adapts with new methods of manufacturing as technology improves. Using this new technology requires the use of hazardous equipment, such as furnaces and welding robots, in order to successfully manufacture an automotive body frame. The intent is to drive cost down…


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Common Problems in the Warehouse Solvable by Industrial Tablets

Your warehouse isn't just a place to store inventory—it's a central hub for your product, and if it isn't managed properly that could sacrifice time, money, customer retention, and ultimately your business. Here are a lot of common problems you might face in your warehouse that can be resolved by…


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