3d printing
These Crazy Robots are 3D Printers That Build Together

3D printers are getting much faster and more intricate. Now, Siemens has created a swarm of spider-like robots that can collaborate with each other to build large and intricate structures. Read More >>

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Dyson Vows to Take Siemens and Bosch to the Cleaners Over Alleged Volkswagen-esque Cheating

There’s drama, real drama, in the world of vacuum cleaners. Unfortunately (or fortunately?), nobody’s been gobbled up by an oversized Henry Hoover. Rather, Dyson has laid into its rivals, accusing Siemens and Bosch of cheating power-testing regimes, in a similar manner to Volkswagen with its emissions software and, going back a couple of years, Samsung with mobile phone benchmarks (allegedly). Read More >>

transport
Is the “Inspirio” the Air-Conditioned Future of the London Underground Tube?

The sweaty, cramped, pervert's haven that is the London Underground system at rush hour could become a distant memory if this Siemens redesign concept for the Tube train gets the greenlight. Read More >>

science
This Fridge’s Vacuum Sealed Drawer Puts Fresh Food Into Cryostasis

With its new Freshness Centre refrigerator, Siemens wants you to get rid of that freezer bag sealing contraption on your counter. In addition to the standard fridge and freezer compartments, the KG38QAL30 has a third drawer with a section that vacuum seals itself, preserving fresh foods like vegetables and meats up to five times longer. Read More >>

monster machines
The World’s Biggest Wind Turbine Is as Broad as an Airbus 380

The first commercial offshore wind turbine that Siemens created 30 years ago had 5-metre long blades and produced a paltry 30kW. A lot can change over three decades. The company's newest offshore model isn't just the biggest in the sea; it's the biggest anywhere. Read More >>

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This View Down the World’s Biggest Wind Turbine Will Give You Vertigo

You're peering down the main supporting tower of Siemens' latest offshore wind turbine—which just happens to be the biggest of its kind anywhere in the world. Read More >>

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The World’s Biggest Wind Turbine Blades Are So Long Their Tips Spin at 180 MPH

For off-shore wind farms to become an economically feasible alternative energy source, each turbine needs to be big. Like, really big. That's why the latest turbine blade from Siemens is gigantic—just a hair shorter than the wingspan of an Airbus 380. Read More >>