Content posted in August 2008
Survey Says Engineers Need Better Battery Understanding
8/29/2008  Post a comment
Beyond runtime and capacity, engineers don't know much about lithium-ion
Detroit Slow to Add Eco-Features, Study Says
8/28/2008  Post a comment
Sudden rise in gas prices caught American automakers off guard
Electronics Module Could Bring Tolling to All Roads
8/27/2008  Post a comment
Unit combines GPS and GSM communications
TI Rolls out Low-Power DSPs
8/26/2008  Post a comment
Fifteen new multi-architecture devices are designed to boost battery life
New Medical Designs Power Metal Injection Molding
8/25/2008  1 comment
Parmatech gear cuts costs 70 percent compared to machined metal
Low-Power Microcontroller Could Give Boost to Energy Harvesting
8/25/2008  1 comment
Active power consumption is three times better than predecessors
Flexible Delivery Model Makes AutoCAD Updates More Accessible
8/22/2008  Post a comment
Subscription users can pick and choose specific feature sets while accessing updates without the pain of a major software upgrade
3-D Printing Quality on the Upswing
8/22/2008  1 comment
3D Systems' newest 3-D printer systems occupy middle ground between low-cost concept modelers and high-end additive fabrication machines
Mechatronics 2.0 Conference and Expo in Detroit Sept. 9
8/21/2008  Post a comment
Free all-day conference will help engineers tackle automotive mechatronic problems
MEMS Sensors Gaining Momentum
8/21/2008  Post a comment
Government's stability control mandate creating demand for sensors
Lab-Type Instruments Monitor Health of Structures in Beijing
8/20/2008  Post a comment
Systems offer real-time alternative to strain gauges
Variable Frequency Drive Gets Big and Fast
8/19/2008  Post a comment
Siemens answers rising energy costs with a VFD that sets a new benchmark in size and speed
Beijing Running Track Will Be The Fastest Ever
8/15/2008  Post a comment
Swimming has been grabbing the American headlines so far at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
787 Wheels Up (and Down)
8/12/2008  Post a comment
Boeing tests landing gear
ITM-Power Claims Polymer Membrane Breakthrough in Hydrogen Electrolysers
8/11/2008  Post a comment
ITM-Power's new polymer cuts the cost of membrane polymer
Freescale Rolls Out Dual-Core DSPs
8/11/2008  Post a comment
Target car infotainment, DVD players, pro audio equipment
Plastics Make First Solar Plane Lighter
8/11/2008  Post a comment
New materials extend applications as OEMs cut weight
Disney's Safety System Makeover
8/11/2008  Post a comment
While it has long entrusted safety functions to a black box of its own design, Disney is now dabbling in integrated safety systems with help from Siemens
New Zinc-Aluminum Molding Alloy Targets LEDs
8/11/2008  Post a comment
Cool Polymers hopes Xyloy will replace die cast and plastic parts in heat management and mechanical applications
NVIDIA Upgrades Tesla Computing Platform
8/11/2008  Post a comment
New GPU line delivers 2X performance boost for graphics-intensive simulation and 3-D CAD applications
Teamwork is the Key to Innovation, Author tells NIWeek Attendees
8/8/2008  1 comment
Andrew Hargadon talks about green initiatives during keynote address
Gadget Freak Case #124: Controlling the Rocket Fire
8/8/2008  Post a comment
William Grill's latest gadget helps control the accidental launch of model rockets
Lego, NI Team up on Robotic Toy
8/6/2008  2 comments
Graphical software allows kids to program robots
National Instruments Prepares for 'Green Engineering' Era
8/5/2008  1 comment
Truchard says graphical programming software will serve as foundation for projects
Graphical Software Adds More Multi-Core Capabilities
8/4/2008  1 comment
New math engine and algorithms enable software to deal with bigger applications
New Media Center Stops 'Blue Screen of Death'
8/4/2008  Post a comment
Using Neutrino operating system, Harman Kardon media server delivers reliability of a high-end router
PTC Lands EADS Deal for Enterprise PLM
8/1/2008  Post a comment
As part of EADS' PHENIX initiative, Windchill will harmonize enterprise PLM methods, processes and tools throughout all divisions

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