If we’re going to secure a sustainable future on the only planet we have to live on, we must transition to a circular economy. The circular economy aims to reduce our reliance on virgin ecological resources by keeping materials in use indefinitely.
October 26, 2022 Michael Sharp
Industry and businesses have long been known to have their own specialized jargon. Technical language processing, or TLP, involves using computers for capturing, understanding and translating jargon for other users.
October 2, 2020 KC Morris
As our society has evolved, we have learned better ways to manufacture and are able to create an amazing variety of products. But providing these goods is not without side effects to the environment, and care is needed to manage the impacts of our production systems.
April 14, 2020 Bill Bernstein
Today, integrating industrial Augmented Reality (AR) to visualize manufacturing models is still largely a pipedream. Using standards could ease the challenges of integration, but experience with tying them all together in a practical solution is severely lacking.
January 28, 2020 Sheng Lin-Gibson, Vijay Srinivasan
Biopharmaceuticals are manufactured from living organisms or contain living organisms that have been genetically engineered to prevent or treat diseases. Read a conversation with SID's division chief and a member of the Material Measurement Lab on NIST's role in this growing field.
November 13, 2019 Nenad Ivezic
Moving food from farm to table nowadays is not without its challenges, but there are some outstanding developments that are starting to help address these safety and waste issues.
March 16, 2017 KC Morris, Serm Kulvatunyou
Generally, ontologies serve the purpose of mediating the semantics of information between different applications. NIST created a foundry to create and store community-vetted ontologies suitable for industrial needs.
November 15, 2017 Mike Brundage, Brian Weiss
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, hosted a “Workshop on Advanced Monitoring, Diagnostic, and Prognostic Technologies”, on June 8-9, 2017, at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.
March 2, 2016 KC Morris, Simon Frechette, Yan Lu
The next generation of manufacturing technologies must enhance the manufacturer’s ability to respond to information quickly and efficiently, but they in turn rely on the effective information flow and system responsiveness that only standards can provide across multiple vendor solutions in the product value chain.
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