VR devices play a key role in connecting real and virtual spaces, and tiny motion sensors mounted in them are enabling further performance improvements and miniaturization. TDK’s technologies are making the metaverse experience more accessible and more real.
Coastal Machine & Supply, an experienced US-based manufacturer of precision, custommachined parts for the oil and gas industry, has used its investment in a Keyence WM series wide-area CMM (coordinate measuring machine) to help it diversify into the aerospace market. In particular, the CMM simplifies the extensive GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) requirements associated with the machining of aerospace components.
In spite of advancing digitalization, the following still applies: Manual workstations are indispensable, because automation is not always profitable with small batch quantities or complex processes. Such workstations are preferred at the Martinshof Werkstatt Bremen, a sheltered workshop for a mixed workforce including people with handicaps, as they are ideally suited for integrating persons with physical or cognitive handicaps into working life.