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Lickable TV; Apple Factory Probation; Mercedes EV Prototype | Today in Manufacturing, Ep. 49

Also on the podcast, new cars are missing features, electric Chevy Silverado debuts, remote-piloted robot gives shots, football helmet safety breakthrough, and lessons learned from Theranos conviction.

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In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:

New Cars and Missing Features: What Can You Do?

Automakers are limiting and even ending features that aren't possible without chips.

Apple Places iPhone Factory On Probation

Workers at Foxconn's iPhone factories have been protesting poor conditions, everything from food poisoning to unlivable housing.

New GM Electric Truck Faces Competition and Skeptical Buyers

General Motors, the former top-selling U.S. automaker, unveiled the Chevy Silverado EV at CES in Las Vegas. 

Mercedes Prototype Can Travel 600 Miles Per Charge

Mercedes-Benz recently unveiled the Vision EQXX, a four-door electric sedan prototype that could set a new standard for EV range. The car can travel more than 600 miles per charge.

Inventor Unveils Lickable TV Prototype

A new prototype is designed to bring a multi-sensory viewing experience to your TV. He calls it “Taste the TV.”

In Case You Missed It:

Robot is More Centaur than Humanoid

Beomni is a humanoid robot from Beyond Imagination. The remote-piloted robot with incredible dexterity was at CES 2022.

Riddell's Axiom Could Be Breakthrough Helmet for Football

It's designed and manufactured player by player, rather than position by position.

Will Silicon Valley Learn from Holmes Conviction

Will Silicon Valley's culture of hubris and hype learn anything from the fraud conviction of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes.

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