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Slideshow: The Evolution of Robots, Part 1
10/24/2013   4 comments
The robot industry is exploding, from fun applications to safety-critical ones. Here is a two-part slideshow on the Evolution of Robots. Part 1 highlights robots, except for the last entry, that were introduced during 2013.
Court Finds Against Samsung in Leukemia Death
10/23/2013   3 comments
It seems that a Samsung-commissioned health study denied a scientific link to leukemia cases in their factory workers -- but cited “trade secrets” as a reason not to release data supporting their findings.
Is General Electric Irrelevant?
10/17/2013   1 comment
GE just unveiled 14 new Industrial Internet Predictivity technologies -- please don’t write in -- it’s not a typo. The solutions span a broad base of applications and focus on reducing downtime, increasing productivity, and keeping emissions and cost to a minimum.
Combine Secure Dual-Band WiFi & Rugged M2M
10/10/2013   1 comment
A next-generation 802.11 dual band WiFi Platform by B&B Electronics adds secure communications to rugged, mission-critical M2M networks.
Comment: Re: IR in large COBs - CMathas - 10/9/2013
High-Power LEDs: Hotter Than You Think
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10/8/2013   9 comments
For the past several years, we've thought that LEDs provided light, not heat. We were wrong.
Comment: Re: language - cmathas - 10/3/2013
60V, 2.5A Voltage Regulator: Reducing Space & Component Count
10/3/2013   3 comments
Here's a DC-DC stepdown converter by Maxim that runs 50 percent cooler than asynchronous solutions on the market to regulate voltage in ever-shrinking industrial equipment designs.
Comment: Re: language - cmathas - 10/3/2013
Want a Great Industrial Engineering Job? Move to Germany.
10/3/2013   16 comments
While economic uncertainty looms large in the US, you might consider working in Germany and getting in on the ground floor of the next industrial revolution.

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