Ever driven along the freeway and envied those guys sitting in the driver’s seat of a Tesla TSLA +0.3%, not driving? Imagine if that kind of autonomy was possible in the world of hardware manufacturing. Well Launchpad believes it is, they are creating the first autonomous, or self-driving hardware product manufacturing ecosystem. You simply upload your CAD package for a complete product, and we’re talking complex products here, not just parts or PCBA (Printed Circuit Board Assemblies), and the system will plan production, procure parts and services, produce detailed work instructions and offer instant pricing.

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