industrial

  • Spike Kickstarter Project Puts Accurate Laser Measurement Hardware Right On Your Smartphone

    Spike Kickstarter Project Puts Accurate Laser Measurement Hardware Right On Your Smartphone

    Smartphones have pretty good cameras, but nowhere near good enough to do the kind of high accuracy measurement work that’s required for engineering or remodelling projects. Enter Spike, a new smartphone attachment designed by ikeGPS, a company that specializes in building fit-for-purpose laser hardware for use in surveying and 3D modelling. Read More

  • Toshiba develops industrial five-minute charging battery

    Busy, on-the-go forklift operators are about to get the gift of a lifetime in Toshiba’s forthcoming quick-charging industrial batteries. Starting in March, it’ll take a paltry five minutes (five minutes!) for the "new battery for forklifts, construction machinery, and other industrial use" to charge to 90% capacity. You could have a smoke and hit the Biffy and your rig… Read More