Industry Tap http://www.industrytap.com Tap Into News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:00:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Tesla’s New Autopilot System Will Let You Sleep Behind The Wheel http://www.industrytap.com/new-tesla-autopilot-system-will-let-sleep-behind-wheel/23791 http://www.industrytap.com/new-tesla-autopilot-system-will-let-sleep-behind-wheel/23791#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:00:33 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23791 Elon Musk expects fully autonomous cars to become a reality within the next ten years, and Tesla’s new autopilot system should play a major role in some aspect of the driverless car industry. “That will be the case at some point in the future. Like maybe five or six years from now I think we’ll […]

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F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighter Refueling In Midair… In The Dark! http://www.industrytap.com/f-22-raptor-stealth-fighter-refueling-midair-dark/23372 http://www.industrytap.com/f-22-raptor-stealth-fighter-refueling-midair-dark/23372#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:30:57 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23372 Recently, some incredible pictures were captured of a F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft refueling midair by way of a U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender tanker on its way to Syria. The F-22 raptors were en route to engaging ISIL targets as part of a strike package that took off from Al Dharfa in the UAE. The […]

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Ollie: The Little Robot Toy That Can Go 15 MPH and Perform Tricks! http://www.industrytap.com/ollie-little-robot-toy-can-go-15-mph-perform-tricks/22801 http://www.industrytap.com/ollie-little-robot-toy-can-go-15-mph-perform-tricks/22801#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:00:05 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22801 Robotics company Sphero continues to push the envelope when it comes to robot toys, this time unveiling the company’s new device called Ollie. Ollie is a robo-ball toy capable of being synced with your smartphone for ease of use. For merely $99, you can have your own robot capable of cruising at speeds upwards of […]

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United States Reaches $600 Million Tank Ammunition Deal With the Iraqi Government http://www.industrytap.com/united-states-reaches-600-million-tank-ammunition-deal-iraqi-government/23934 http://www.industrytap.com/united-states-reaches-600-million-tank-ammunition-deal-iraqi-government/23934#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:37:22 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23934 The United States has agreed to sell $600 million worth of tank ammunition manufactured by General Dynamics Corp to the Iraqi government in an effort to bolster the country’s ground defense capability. While it would be highly unlikely in an arms deal of this magnitude, Congress does have 30 days to reject the sale of […]

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Porsche Confirms New V-6 Diesel-Powered Macan http://www.industrytap.com/porsche-confirms-new-v-6-diesel-powered-macan/23715 http://www.industrytap.com/porsche-confirms-new-v-6-diesel-powered-macan/23715#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:00:47 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23715 Porsche has announced plans to provide an all new V-6 diesel-powered version of the company’s popular Macan model, set to be released in some time in 2015. Andre Oosthuizen, Vice President of Marketing for Porsche Cars North America Inc., said, “We are now busy with the development and the engineering. I can confirm that V-6 […]

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NASA Competition Produces Innovative Hurricane Tracking “Uncrewed Aerial System” (UAS) Ideas http://www.industrytap.com/nasa-competition-produces-innovative-hurricane-tracking-uncrewed-aerial-system-uas-ideas/23774 http://www.industrytap.com/nasa-competition-produces-innovative-hurricane-tracking-uncrewed-aerial-system-uas-ideas/23774#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:00:38 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23774 NASA’s University Aeronautics Engineering Design Challenge (AEDC) which has taken place annually for the past decade, has inspired many innovative solutions to a variety of problems. We’ve seen engineering students come up with ideas for unmanned firefighting systems, amphibious tilt rotors and much more. This year’s challenge asked students to focus on a Hurricane Tracking […]

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CNC Machining: Improving Cosmetic Finishes With a Systematic Method http://www.industrytap.com/cnc-machining-improving-cosmetic-finishes-systematic-method/22655 http://www.industrytap.com/cnc-machining-improving-cosmetic-finishes-systematic-method/22655#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:30:14 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22655 While most companies generate a reasonably low scrap level, industries that have highly critical cosmetic part requirements need to put in place special processes to make perfect parts. Simply making a good part is not acceptable. The parts must look “great” in all aspects, from the dimensional to the cosmetic appearance. Cosmetic issues are in […]

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Triton Submarines Surfaces Insane $3 Million Personal Sub http://www.industrytap.com/triton-submarines-surfaces-insane-3-million-personal-sub/23505 http://www.industrytap.com/triton-submarines-surfaces-insane-3-million-personal-sub/23505#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:00:29 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23505 Triton Submarines recently unveiled the company’s smallest three-person submarine yet, the Triton 1000/3 LP. At only 10.5 feet in length, 8.7 feet in width and 7,650 pounds, the $3 million submarine was specifically designed to fit in megayacht garages for ease of access and use. The new submarine is capable of reaching depths of 1,000 […]

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Earth: Rumble, Crumble, Crack: Mexico’s Sonoran Desert Splits Open With a Giant Crack in the Earth http://www.industrytap.com/earth-rumble-crumble-crack-mexicos-sonoran-desert-splits-open-giant-crack-earth/22778 http://www.industrytap.com/earth-rumble-crumble-crack-mexicos-sonoran-desert-splits-open-giant-crack-earth/22778#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:00:24 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22778 There are few facts but a lot of speculation as to why a massive crack developed in the Sonoran desert region of Hermosillo, Mexico. The mystery is, just what could possibly cause this particular area to develop such an extensive sized trench? Was it an earthquake, a fracking fissure, a “sink crack” rather than sink […]

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GEA Breaks Ground on Largest Rotary Robotic Milking System in the World http://www.industrytap.com/gea-breaks-ground-largest-rotary-robotic-milking-system-world/23507 http://www.industrytap.com/gea-breaks-ground-largest-rotary-robotic-milking-system-world/23507#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:00:26 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23507 GEA Farm Technologies and Bayland Buildings, Inc. has broken ground on a 72-stall all-robotic rotary parlor on a Wisconsin farm. The robotic rotary parlor will be the first of its kind in North America and also the largest rotary robotic milking system in the world. Matt Daley, GEA CEO, says, “The application of this technology […]

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