Course Hero 26

Course Hero 26 - Whack on the side of the...

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1. James Dyson's innovative ideas come from two sources. What are those sources? 2. James Dyson has begun experimenting with robotics and microchips to accomplish what objective? British industrial designer, Sir James Dyson is best known as the inventor of the Dual Cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner, which works on the principle of cyclonic separation. In laymen's terms, James Dyson invented a vacuum cleaner that wouldn't lose suction as it picked up dirt, for which he received a U.S. patent in 1986 (U.S. Patent 4,593,429). James Dyson's ideas come from 1) everyday annoyances; things he thinks can be accomplished better with technology solutions that no one has thought, or a new approach, and 2) from getting one's hands dirty by finding areas of uncomfortably and new ways to innovate. In other words, "A
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Unformatted text preview: Whack on the side of the Head," to learn to think OUT of the BOX! Known for his pursuit and support of cutting-edge technology, Dyson is experimenting with robotics and microchips in order to develop appliances that give humans more free time, away from their daily chores. History shows that his ideas are in-tune with those of the public. The use of robotics and microchips is threefold: 1) to provide internal information about the machine that can be used to diagnose problems, 2) to store information that might make the task or machine more efficient and, 3) to make his innovations work better in the home or workplace....
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