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Top 10 emerging tech innovations and ethical dilemmas

Check out the top ten 2018 innovations and the concerns and controversy surrounding these technologies.

Toyota shows off its third generation humanoid robot

New platform focuses on safely assisting humans in a variety of settings, such as at home, medical facilities, disaster-stricken areas and even outer space.

Origami-inspired soft robots lift 1000x their own weight for a dollar

Harvard, MIT researchers’ vacuum powered actuators can be built in 10 minutes but possess superhero-level strength to weight ratio.

Morphing liquid metal into physical shapes opens opportunities in soft robotics

Scientists have applied electrical charges created by a computer to manipulate liquid metal into letters and even a heart.

High Tech

Canadian innovations cultivate quality cannabis for explosive global marijuana market.

Brushless DC motor

Maxon's EC-i 30 are available in two lengths, each in a Standard and a High Torque version, with a maximum nominal torque of up to 110 mNm at 75 W. » Read More

Teachable magnet sensor with IO-Link

SCHUNK's teachable magnet sensor with IO-Link can be placed directly in the C-slot of the gripping modules with no interfering contours. » Read More

Bionic gripper

Festo's OctopusGripper is a bionic gripper consisting of a soft silicone structure that can be pneumatically controlled. » Read More

A3 Business Forum

Location: Orlando, FL
Event Date: January 17-19, 2018
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DEX Abbotsford

Location: Abbotsford, BC
Event Date: March 13, 2018
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DEX Winnipeg

Location: Winnipeg, MB
Event Date: April 4, 2018
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Vision Show

Location: Boston, MA
Event Date: April 10-12, 2018
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