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    Drone Technology and Applications

    Blog Author:Accuride

    While the drone industry appears to have only really taken off in the last two decades, its roots date back to the early 1900s when the US and France worked on developing automatic, unmanned airplanes. Since then, drones have become incredibly advanced robotic creations used in a wide range of industries and markets, from military defence to agricultural maintenance, and research to recreational photography and film making. The current market, including military UAV uses, is now estimated to be worth €17.51billion ($20.71billion)

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    Designing the ideal office of the future

    Blog Author:Accuride

    Our offices no longer consist of simple desks and fax machines. Open spaces and adaptive furniture are all starting to be incorporated in an attempt to boost productivity in the workplace. Moving on significantly from the early 80s where the biggest considerations were cabling and the overheating of bulky new technology, to today, where creating minimalist spaces to boost creativity is fast becoming the norm.

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    Design for small living spaces

    Blog Author:Accuride

    There has been a dramatic increase in the build of micro apartments, especially where building land supply is low and therefore expensive. Five years ago the phrase wasn’t being used, but now these micro apartments are appearing in major cities world-wide.

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    New year...new people...new challenges

    Blog Author:Accuride

    This change challenged a new person to fill this interesting and demanding role to support our European Distribution network.

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    The importance of retail store design in an e-commerce world

    Blog Author:Accuride

    The number of consumers heading to e-commerce sites to buy their products has risen significantly over the past few years. This has put additional strain on the high street stores who are struggling to encourage their customers through the door to buy.

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    Driverless cars: impact on design and driver

    Blog Author:Accuride

    It isn’t just manufacturers who are getting involved with autonomous vehicles; companies such as Google and Uber are utilising this emerging technology to increase their business offering.

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    Interactive and connected kitchen appliances- changing the way we live?

    Blog Author:Accuride

    There has been a large rise in smart kitchen technology over the past three years. A recent innovative entry for consumers was Samsung’s Family Hub Refrigerator, which combines a WiFi enabled touch screen with integrated cameras, enabling groceries to be monitored and ordered whether in the home or remotely through a smart device.

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    Where do I buy a slide and how much will it cost?

    Blog Author:Accuride

    Where do I buy a slide and how much will it cost? This will depend on what market sector you work in and the type of application you need the slide for.