Dutch startup plans first 3D printed steel bridge to span Amsterdam canal.

A Dutch startup has unveiled plans to use robotic printers to weld the structure drop-by-drop in the first large-scale test of the technology. The company has unveiled plans to build the world’s first 3D-printed bridge across an Amsterdam canal, a technique that could become standard on future construction sites. Using robotic printers “that can ‘draw’ steel structures in 3D, we will print a (pedestrian) bridge over water in the centre of Amsterdam,” engineering startup company MX3D said in a st...
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BOT: A Vision For Commuting in the Future

    The idea is to combine taxi service, real-time ride sharing and self-driving vehicles. Friendly looking vehicles named BOT will be in constant connection with the network that accepts ride-requests. They can pick up users at any location, and unlike public transport, drive them directly to the destination. If someone needs to go in similar direction, the system allows him or her to join a ride, making it an efficient way to commute. One cab could replace 4 or even more privat...
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