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<br /> Welcome to your Digital Edition of<br /> NASA Tech Briefs, Motion Control and Automation<br /> Technology and Test & Measurement Tech Briefs<br /> Included in This December Edition:<br /> NASA Tech Briefs<br /> December 2016 www.techbriefs.com Vol. 40 No. 12<br /> NASA Software<br /> Answers Big<br /> Questions About<br /> Space and Earth<br /> Temperature Sensors Cement<br /> the Integrity of Bridges<br /> Vote for Product of the Year<br /> Motion Control and<br /> Automation Technology<br /> Motion Control and<br /> Automation Technology<br /> December 2016<br /> Sawyer is a smart collaborative<br /> robot with compliant motion<br /> control that allows it to “feel”<br /> its way into fixtures or<br /> machines. 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