Metal Detectors occupy an irreplaceable place in production lines of food companies today and its future only seems to look brighter.
Landing a job in animation is not easy. The competition is tough, and it can be hard to know how to make yourself stand out when applying for a job. As an animation studio, we receive a lot of emails asking for placements or jobs here at Engine House. Here are seven tips we’d give on how to grab our attention.
A group of Seattle tech veterans recently released a proposal to introduce a driverless ribbon of highway I-5 stretching from Seattle to Vancouver they are calling “The Cascadia Corridor.” The suggested plan released by Madrona venture Group, could be phased in over a decade and could allow self-driving vehicles in dedicated car-pool lanes in off-peak hours to start.
Drone technology has come a long way in the past several years, taking in broader views than ever before. From the entertainment sector to practical work environments, such as construction and agriculture, the brains behind UAV’s have developed to accommodate more of our requests in faster, sleeker style.
In under a decade, software developers predict that “voice assistants” like Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana will be capable of speaking with us in natural, flowing conversation – guiding our Internet search queries, the function of our homes, and the direction of our very thoughts and imaginations.
The advent of the “smart” phone has transformed the world, putting the processing power of yesterday’s supercomputers in the palm of our hands. Much more than a convenient route to the Internet, these tools have bridged the realms of the personal and the digital—they know to whom we speak, where we go, which websites we visit, and even our basic health information.
Out of the mud and into…the mudcrete!
A pioneering company named WASP (World’s Advanced Saving Project) is conducting experimental research using plant seeds to try to strengthen clay mixes as it works towards 3D printing of houses in developing nations.
MX3D, a highly innovative company in Amsterdam can now print metals and resin in mid-air, without the need for support structures. They are going to print a metal bridge in Amsterdam!
Consumer-grade virtual reality isn’t far off, and while some still see these “space age” devices as nothing more than nerdy gaming accessories, there are numerous practical applications for VR tech that take it beyond the realm of entertainment.
Technology’s advancements have placed in jeopardy the job security of many individuals. Their fear is that they will soon become obsolete – that a cheaply-produced and easily-programmed robot will supplant them from their position, offering management structures a mechanical employee that will cost pennies on the dollar; that will never request vacation time; and that will never call in sick. What does this mean for human labour?