For Software, How Agile Development Also Raises Quality Assurance
Blog 12/15/2015 4 comments Agile's quality benefits come from the shift from error-focused quality control to prevention-focused quality assurance. There is also focus on collaboration and frequent product iteration under the methodology, which results in errors getting revealed during development rather than after months of coding.
2016 Tech Crystal Ball: 7 Trends for Engineers to Keep Top of Mind
Blog 12/10/2015 5 comments Articles this time of year forecasting the future are always intriguing. While predictions are perhaps best read with a skeptical eye, consulting firms do tend to get a bird’s-eye view at what the New Year holds and can provide a solid sense of emerging technology trends for the New Year and beyond.
Combine Risk Analysis Tools to Improve Product Safety
Blog 12/8/2015 Post a comment Design and engineering teams should use a systematic combination of risk analysis tools across the entire product life cycle, carrying out regular risk assessments from the very beginning of the design phase all the way through product launch and beyond.
Secure Your Hardware or Pay the Price
Blog 11/11/2015 5 comments Hackers are coming after your hardware. You might think they only want your credit card or banking information, but they are also interested in stealing your designs, particularly those that are microcontroller- and FPGA-based.
Mechatronics Helps Create 'Harmony' in Physical Therapy Robot
Blog 11/10/2015 Post a comment A group of researchers in the University of Texas-Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering have developed what they say is a first-of-its-kind, two-armed, robotic rehabilitation exoskeleton called HARMONY that could provide a new method of high-quality, data-driven therapy to patients suffering from spinal and neurological injuries.
400 Cyber Threats a Minute
Blog 11/7/2015 1 comment 2015 saw a sharp increase in the volume of cyber attacks. Even as awareness increases and cyber security is bolstered, the intrusions continue at a staggering rate.
Transfers the control of a large number of motion axes from one numerical control kernel to another within a CNC system, using multiple NCKs, and enables implement control schemes for virtually any type of machine tool.
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