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Dec 08, 2015 | A high-voltage direct-current transmission (HVDC) link consists essentially of a converter station where the alternating voltage of the conventional power supply network is converted into direct voltage, a power transmission line, and another converter station at the other end where the direct voltage is converted back into alternating voltage.
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Dec 08, 2015 | Siemens has been cooperating with start-ups since 15 years - one example is Magazino from Munich, Germany. The start-up developes autonomous robots. Klaus Tenorth, head of software development at Magazino, shows technology in action.
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Dec 08, 2015 | Siemens has also honored nine particularly ingenious researchers as Inventors of the Year 2015. The scientists – from Germany, the U.S., the UK and Norway – are together responsible for some 650 inventions and 309 individual patent grants. Siemens has been presenting the Inventors of the Year award annually since 1995 to the organization's outstanding researchers and developers whose inventions have made a major contribution to the company's success.
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Dec 08, 2015 | The Siemens' Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.
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Dec 08, 2015 | A rack of modules in a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system. The modules make it possible to transmit the power generated by entire wind farms from the north of Germany to the south without interruption. Michael Vieth, Dr. Christian Siegl and Dr. Günter Ebner (from left to right) have revolutionized HVDC technology with their innovation.
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Dec 08, 2015 | Car2X technology sets the stage for vehicles and associated infrastructures to communicate with one another. In the immediate future, drivers will respond to this information. Further on, automated systems will manage data flows.
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Dec 08, 2015 | Additive manufacturing (3D-printing) allows the production of components with complex geometries and interior cavities, thus making it possible to realize innovative product designs and components for lightweight construction. Siemens is driving the industrialization of additive manufacturing through the further development of its automation and control technologies and industry software.
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Dec 08, 2015 | The picture shows the hall of the converter station Baixas at the French side of the HVDC transmission link between France and Spain. INELFE is the largest VSC HVDC system worldwide with a capacity of 2,000 MW.
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Dec 08, 2015 | Hudson is an HVDC link in classic technology between New Jersey and New York. The power link, which connects New York City to the North American power market, commenced operation in June 2013.
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Dec 08, 2015 | The variety of shapes that can be produced by additive manufacturing (3-D printing) is virtually unlimited. Siemens already offers engineers the software and control technology they need to manufacture machines for layering production processes.
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Dec 08, 2015 | The VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft Nuremberg has ordered 21 type G1 four-car metro trains from Siemens. The contract also includes two options for a total of a further 13 trains. These trains are earmarked for service on Nuremberg's U1 line. Delivery is scheduled for mid-2018. (Copyright: ergon3design)
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Dec 08, 2015 | With six lines and a total route length of 175 kilometers, Riyadh is planning the world's largest subway project. Siemens is to supply the entire turnkey system for two driverless metro lines in the capital of Saudi Arabia. The five-million city is looking for sustainable solutions for its local traffic problems. Because Riyadh is growing rapidly: since 1990, the population has doubled to more than five million inhabitants. Siemens equips Lines 1 and 2 of the six lines with Inspiro metro trains, the electrification and the signaling and communication systems for driverless operation.
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Dec 08, 2015 | This short pipe section connects two parts of a gas turbine. The fluid transition from round to square is difficult to achieve using conventional production methods. But with 3D printing, it's easy.
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