Of all of the technologies that have emerged over the last couple of decades, one of the coolest and most useful would have to be 3D manufacturing. Also known as 3D Printing, this new way of creating three dimensional objects has taken many industries by storm. It’s become a cost effective way of producing 3D models in any manufacturing plant, office or bedroom.Read More
Over the next decade, around 3.5 million US manufacturing jobs will need to be filled, as many skilled workers from the baby boomer generation plan to retire in the next few years. The industry’s workforce is aging at a faster than normal rate—and what’s more, the skills required to do their jobs will be substantially different than the skills currently prevalent in the younger workforce.Read More
These days, there’s evidently no shortage of creative ideas capable of fulfilling one of society’s many needs. For proof, one needs only to look around and take note of the rising number of small businesses and startups admiringly contending with large, multinational conglomerates, carving out niche market and delivering some truly remarkable products and services.
Is Big Data Going to Unlock the Potential of IIoT? The Internet of Things (IoT) has already shown the world its potential, allowing network connectivity between devices and appliances that under normal circumstances wouldn’t be able to communicate intelligently with one another. To the layperson, the IoT can be used to simplify their daily lives, like owning a refrigerator that can send updates to a mobile device as to its depleting contents.Read More
Residents in Canada generally abhor a drop in value of the nation’s currency, largely because of it reduces buying power on shopping trips south of the 49th parallel or when travelling abroad. The reality is, as a country with a relatively low population, a slightly devalued currency is vital for businesses to remain competitive both domestically and internationally.Read More
You wouldn’t download a car… would you? What if you could print it? The potential game-changing nature of 3D printing is well known, but the process still has its limitations. The vast majority of 3D printers out there – which are getting cheaper all the time – use plastic as their base material. This can cheaply and effectively produce many kinds of objects, ranging through musical instruments, medical models, prosthetics, and even clothing.Read More