Top Robots for Farmers for 2016
Slideshow 3/29/2016 6 comments
Agricultural robotics is the fastest growing robotic sector, rivaling factory automation with over 120 companies joining the fray, with the top 36 represented here in a unique slideshow.
Facebook Likes Intel's 3D XPoint
Slideshow 3/10/2016 7 comments
Facebook endorsed Intel’s 3D XPoint memories and got Google to join its Open Compute Project at its annual event that included new processors from Intel and networking code from Microsoft.
10 Views of Security at RSA
Slideshow 3/2/2016 2 comments
The U.S. attorney general, head of the NSA and president of Microsoft were among those commenting on the Apple-FBI case and the future of cryptography at the RSA Conference.
13 Women Who Changed Science
Slideshow 3/1/2016 10 comments
During Women's History Month in March, we celebrate the myriad accomplishments of women past and present. Here are 13 woman who achieved amazing innovations and accomplishments in engineering.
EUV, Big Molecules and Moore
Slideshow 2/24/2016 4 comments
The recent SPIE event provided insights on the progress on extreme ultraviolet lithography to continue Moore’s law and the threat of molecular level hurdles that could end it.
Watson Driven Security
Slideshow 2/22/2016 1 comment
Preemptive security with Watson, to business directions of hybrid clouds, Power8 servers and x13s mainframes, were all discussed in detail at IBM's Global Business Partners 2016 (Jan. 14-18, Orlando).
Mars and Other Challenges
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NASA's Ames center director talked about the challenges getting to Mars at a Fujitsu Labs event that showcased its work on everything from Bluetooth and RFID tags to a self-driving wheelchair.
19 Views of ISSCC
Slideshow 2/5/2016 3 comments
Chips for smart cars, fast wired and wireless links, cool cameras and more appeared at at the International Solid State Circuits Conference.
16 Insights on ICs
Slideshow 1/29/2016 5 comments
At a talk in Silicon Valley semiconductor market guru Bill McClean predicted 4% growth in 2016 for the consolidating industry, but said China is a wild card.
IoT's Coolest Connections at CES
Slideshow 1/8/2016 2 comments
Internet of Things was on display at CES this year. We saw plenty of cool items for the home and family, but here are some of the more interesting entrepreneurial endeavors.
Everything is Connected At CES Unveiled
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From advanced algorithms for virtual reality to 360-degree HD cameras and automatic bartenders, CES Unveiled showcased some far-out and expensive products for the person who truly wants everything connected.
Faraday Future: Fact or Fantasy?
Slideshow 1/5/2016 29 comments
Faraday Future, one of the most hyped tech companies before this year's Consumer Electronics Show, unveils its cool concept car and plans for factory in Nevada.
TSensors to Predict Natural Disasters
Slideshow 12/23/2015 8 comments
Omron Corp. has developed the components for a sensor network that covers the Earth, preventing disasters before they happen and keeping tabs on all of mother Earth to keep Her healthy and prosperous.
Co-Robots: Taiwanese Style
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Taiwan's budding co-robot industry is led by the International Center of Excellence on Intelligent Robotics and Automation Research (iCeiRA Lab), where many prototypes win international contests every year.
Creative SBC Projects That Make a Difference
Slideshow 12/22/2015 1 comment
we look at the more interesting projects aimed at enriching our lives in certain ways, whether it be helping make everyday living easier or allowing us to do something that is physically harder due to a disability.
Analysts Predict CES 2016 Trends
Slideshow 12/11/2015 1 comment
The 2016 International CES will show evolutionary progress in a range of products from cars and drones to smart homes and wearables with a heightened focus on the impact of connectivity, said analysts.
Engineer's Holiday List: Stuff You Want But Were Afraid to Ask
Slideshow 12/8/2015 8 comments
Imagine you could get whatever tools you wanted for the holidays…. but only tools that assist in the pursuit of engineering. Quickly! What would you ask for? See, you weren’t ready. What are you going to do if this situation presents itself? Don’t worry, I have you covered. Take a look at this round-up of “ask-for-anything” gifts, so that you won’t be caught flat-footed.
A Day in the Life of Dextre
Slideshow 12/4/2015 2 comments
The Canadian-made robot on the International Space Station will unload the delivery of a new micro-satellite launcher, and since 2008 has helped ground control and astronauts get things done.
Ready for the Holidays? Tips for Supply Chain Success
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Preparing supply chain operations for the holiday can seem daunting, but the sooner companies implement some proven best practices, the more strategic value they can add the organization -- and avoid a potentially costly meltdown during the most wonderful time of the year.
Meet The Startups From Wearable World Accelerator
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A handful of new wearable and Internet of Things companies were on display at Wearable IoT World Labs’ fall demo day last week. The local accelerator showcased eight companies in the wearable and automotive world in its downtown headquarters.
10 Early Stage Technology Innovations Point to Future
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Emerging technologies, including printed electronics, wearable technology, 3D printing, sensors, energy harvesting, electric vehicles and new advanced materials,are set to change the electronics market. Here's a look at 10 innovative embryonic technologies.
3D Printers Spit out Small PCBs
Slideshow 11/22/2015 6 comments
Two companies showed 3D printers that can make small printed circuit boards and others including Qualcomm showed advances in plastic electronics at an IDTechEx event here.
11 Views of Hax Demo Day
Slideshow 11/13/2015 1 comment
Hax, the first of a crop of hardware startup accelerators, staged its seventh demo day, introducing a handful of new companies addressing the Internet of Things.
8 Views of Intel’s IoT Efforts
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A non-x86 MCU and a partnership with a small building automation company in Sweden were among a handful of insights into Intel's latest efforts to gain traction in the Internet of Things.
Slideshow: BMW's Hybrid EVs
Slideshow 10/26/2015 9 comments
BMWs i3 and i8, their electric hybrid vehicles (EVs), are manufactured with windmill-driven green energy, use carbon-fiber bodies and are glued instead of bolted together.
Top 15 Supply Chain Universities
Slideshow 10/21/2015 Post a comment
Whether trying to find education to further an existing supply chain career, to gather skills to make a mid-career move into supply chain, or to start on the path to getting an undergraduate supply chain degree, prospective students have a wealth of options from which to choose. Here's a look at the favorites of hiring organizations.