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Fundamentals of 3D Printing

3D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of creating three dimensional solid objects from a digital file using additive methods. An additive method involves the making of an object by laying down successive layers of a particular material- a layer at a time- until the entire object is created. The objects are built up […]

5 Technology Thoughts For 2015

The analysts at BIS Research have tracked a host of technology during 2014 and have come up with an authoritative forecast for top 5 technologies that will have disruptive impact on market, business models, economies and people. 3D Printing: 2014 witnessed rapid adoption of 3d printers across both professional and personal applications. The year marked […]

Coalition for the Advancement of Precision Agriculture conducts inaugural Precision Ag forum

The first Coalition for the Advancement of Precision Agriculture (CAPA) Forum was held in Washington D.C on Sept. 18. The Agricultural Retailers Association, along with CropLife America, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and other organizations worked in support of CAPA to fulfill the aim of educating and informing the regulatory and legislative committees about the […]

OADA catering to big data in Precision Farming

Conventionally, Unmanned Aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been used for remote sensing and surveillance by the military, though off late they are increasingly finding applications in the field of agriculture as well. Drones are being used to collect on-field data for varied purpose such as identifying potential yield limiting factors, insects affecting the crop and issues […]

UAV: Redefining agricultural practices

Precision farming techniques are a step towards improving the conventional agriculture practices. These result in better yield, proper management of resources and incorporation of advanced technology, thereby finding great applicability in the agricultural industry. The precision farming industry is estimated to be worth $6.43 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 13.09 percent. It […]

And the word of the year is VAPE!

As per the official announcement from the Oxford Dictionaries, Vape is the word of the year 2014. We tried to understand the popularity of alternate word for electronic cigarette and have the following results through the Google Trends.  Interestingly,  the search volume ( an indicator of interest on internet) for vape is the highest and […]

And the Winner is Metal!

Solid Concepts ( Stratasys) has recently announced its second 3D printed metal gun, The Reason. The new model demonstrates a high level high-resolution metal printing techniques and features many improvement over its first model, the 1911. Furthering the development of metal 3D printing, Arcam, a Sweden based 3d printing company that specializes in metal printing […]

THE WHO AND THE CASE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES

As a functionary body of the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) exerts substantial influence in the making of health and medical policies across the globe. In that context, its vehement rejection of electronic cigarettes as “devices [which] pose threats to public health” comes as a surprise. An electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) or electronic nicotine […]