Say Farewell to the Big Orange Balloon
When you arrive at McCormick Place and see the big, orange hot air balloon hovering above the lawn, you know it’s time for the show to begin. However, the IMTS 2014 balloon will be taking flight for the last time this summer during a special Farewell Tour.
Enter the contest for a chance to win a free balloon ride at one of the balloon festivals!
Bringing Sci-Fi to Manufacturing with Self-Aware Machines
Self-aware machines are no longer a thing of science fiction says Dr. Linxia Liao, a Researcher at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Self-aware machines will positively impact production time, cost, and quality of any manufacturing plant by reducing unplanned downtimes, adapting for work-piece variability and enabling specification of fault-tolerant process plans.