Chrysler's cruise missile
Features 10/20/2003 Post a comment The Dodge Tomahawk, a four-wheel motorcycle that accelerates from 0-60 in 2.5 seconds, could turn out to be the ultimate status symbol for speed-conscious auto enthusiasts
D-Days in Detroit
Features 10/6/2003 Post a comment If you think black smoke and balky engines when you hear the word diesel, Detroit has a surprise for you. Diesels just may be the ticket to a clean, quiet, fuel-efficient future.
PLCs/ Industrial Controls
Features 10/6/2003 Post a comment Microprocessors and controllers are offering new features for use in wide-ranging applications. From security to operational autonomy and power conservation, new developments abound.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.