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Content posted in June 2010
Freescale Rolls ‘Contextual Sensing' Platform
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6/29/2010  Post a comment
Technology adds intelligence, decision-making abilities to sensors
IEEE Makes Two Smart Grid Standards Announcements
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6/28/2010  Post a comment
IEEE 1815 DNP3 standard for electric power systems communications has been ratified and IEEE P1547.8 is a draft standard establishing a common technical platform for distributed resources interconnection applications.
Freescale Teams with Software Suppliers on New Communications Platforms
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6/25/2010  Post a comment
New 64-bit and quad-core processors are targeted at defense, aerospace, robotics and networking
Engineering Professor Demonstrates Robotic Ankles
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6/24/2010  Post a comment
Sensors, microcontrollers bring new capabilities to artificial limbs

New Nylon Targets Miniature Electronics

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6/23/2010  1 comment
Phosphor chemicals replace halogenated compounds in a new nylon with high-temperature resistance for electronic connectors
Dassault DraftSight Unlocks DWG Files
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6/23/2010  Post a comment
Online community and accompanying 2-D CAD tool provides users with a better way to read, write and share DWG files
Freescale Rolls Out Industrial Microcontroller Families
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6/23/2010  Post a comment
Two hundred new devices take Freescale beyond automotive
Dry Film Lubricant Addresses Medical Device Tolerances
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6/22/2010  Post a comment
MicroCare Medical's DuraGlide dry film lubricant reportedly reduces device actuation by up to 30 percent. A separate line of PDMS-based DuraGlide lubricants for devices that contact skin have been made available through collaboration with Dow Corning.
Beyond the Smart Grid: Utilities Will Still Need Electric Storage
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6/21/2010  Post a comment
In the coming era of renewables, pumped hydro and battery farms will be more important than ever
Boeing Develops Technologies to Recycle Carbon Fibers
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6/21/2010  1 comment
Dreamliner production will produce huge amounts of expensive waste carbon fiber
Prismatic Ultracapacitors Could Give a Boost to EVs
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6/21/2010  Post a comment
Devices could provide sudden bursts of power for cars, buses, trains and smart grids
Oracle Rolls Out Agile Customer Needs Management
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6/21/2010  1 comment
Newest edition to Agile PLM platform employs social networking functions to help customers manage the front-end innovation process
New Miniature Proximity Sensors
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6/19/2010  Post a comment
Longer sensing range in small package reliably detects small and narrow metal targets
OLEDs Debut on LeMans Race Car
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6/18/2010  Post a comment
New flexible polymer electronic lighting devices are embedded in carbon composites in a side mirror
Converting Trash to Steam
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6/18/2010  Post a comment
Waste-to-energy plant achieves huge savings with regenerative crane drive retrofits
Software with Prototyping Capability Streamlines Control Panel Design
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6/17/2010  Post a comment
Prototyping control panel designs in software aids component selection, setup, and testing of control panel components prior to assembly. These prototypes also can be used to ensure standards compliance and verify that programming works upon installation.
PTC Gives Ford Insight into Supply Chain Carbon Footprint
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6/14/2010  Post a comment
PTC InSight modeling software will help Ford identify opportunities to reduce carbon emissions within its global supply chain
BP Deploys Sensors to Measure Gulf Oil Spill
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6/14/2010  Post a comment
Robotic submarines position sensors inside ruptured well
USB Interface Simplifies Sensor Connections
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6/13/2010  Post a comment
Industrial systems designers and integrators are learning that the familiar USB connection can simplify sensor platform architecture, reduce signal-to-noise ratio issues, and ease sensor validation concerns.
Automation Summit Focuses on Alternative Energy Technologies, Sustainability
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6/11/2010  Post a comment
Innovations on the horizon were the focus of Siemens Industry Inc.'s keynote address during the company's Automation Summit
PTC Stakes Windchill on Microsoft SharePoint 2010
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6/10/2010  Post a comment
Releases four new offerings based on the collaboration platform, including social product development and Program Portfolio Management
Low-Cost Capacitive Encoders
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6/10/2010  Post a comment
Technology eliminates handling of optical disks, LED burnout or lens contamination
Wireless Medical Device Features Press-and-Fit Assembly
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6/10/2010  Post a comment
Materials and special injection molding approaches avoid use of adhesives or mechanical fasteners
Dassault Acquires Search Engine Provider Exalead
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6/10/2010  Post a comment
Exalead's multi-constraint search technology creates a platform for a new generation of search-based PLM and 3-D applications
Sensor Detects Differences in Plastic Materials
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6/7/2010  Post a comment
IDEC and Osaka University develop a sensor that can detect six different plastic materials using five-wavelength laser beams. The sensor is currently being used in a plastic sorting system designed for recycling purposes.
Siemens HD-PLM Redefines Product Lifecycle Decision Making
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6/3/2010  Post a comment
Starting with NX 7, Siemens' PLM lineup will include the HD-PLM technology framework for high-definition, decision support in an effort to foster innovation and collaborative design
Vaupell Develops CFRP Aircraft Parts
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6/2/2010  Post a comment
Carbon-fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP), well known for their structural role on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, are now moving inside aircraft
Strong Demand Triggers Tight LED Supply
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6/2/2010  Post a comment
New backlight designs feature fewer LCDs per panel due to strong demand and materials' constraints
Phase Change Paraffins Keep Blood Cool
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6/1/2010  Post a comment
New technology based on an environmentally green phase change material receives top honors in the annual DuPont packaging awards




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