Digital Design Is a Game-Changer for Auto OEMs
Blog 11/23/2015 1 comment Automakers are adding greater digital capabilities to their design and engineering activities to promote collaboration among staff and suppliers, input consumer feedback, shorten product development cycles, and meet evolving end-use needs.
Portland Is Recycling Power from its Water System
Blog 11/17/2015 9 comments It is a fact that water utilities are among the largest consumers of energy in a given area. Lucid Energy has come up with a way to recover some of that energy from water as it passes through a utility’s pipes in the network.
Pack Expo Reloaded: 7 Companies and Products to Know
Blog 11/17/2015 Post a comment A couple of weeks ago, Design News recapped some of the latest developments in industrial automation for the packaging market. This second time around, we cover a mix of major and perhaps less-familiar suppliers that were also at the huge Las Vegas event to showcase their latest innovations.
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.
Accelerating Medical Device Innovation Using Additive Manufacturing
Blog 11/5/2015 Post a comment Additive manufacturing opens new dimensions for integrated design, development, and production. Medical Device manufacturers interested in adopting AM for surgical equipment, prosthetics, implants, and tissue engineering need to consider many factors to determine if digital development and production technologies are appropriate and if so, where along the product development and manufacturing line they ought to be leveraged.
Digital healthcare devices and wearable electronic products need to be thoroughly tested, lest they live short, ignominious lives, an expert will tell attendees at UBM’s upcoming Designers of Things conference in San Jose, Calif.
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