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We here at SIC Ltd have already seen a huge demand for this technology and have been approached by a few companies to offer our service in batter production. http://www.sicltd.com

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Could this be used in building new large buildings? It could result in dramatic cost savings. What about in the food industry?

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Is this technology already being used in automobiles? Efficently charging batteries could dramatically decrease the cost and impact of charging electric vehicles.

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Could Robonaut2 technology be used in the healthcare industry? It's soft robot design and force sensing abilities seem well suited to assisting patients.

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Could commercial airlines use this technology to enable faster flights? It seems like some people are already working on making supersonic travel happen: http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/24/travel/airbus-supersonic-jet/

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Shape memory alloy technology might be able to decrease the amount of room needed for equipment for space missions and decrease the weight of cargo. Engineers at NASA are already working on a motor actuation system with the technology which will produce dramatic weight savings. 

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Shape memory alloy technology might be able to decrease the amount of room needed for equipment for space missions and decrease the weight of cargo. Engineers at NASA are already working on a motor actuation system with the technology which will produce dramatic weight savings. 

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