Content posted in July 2013
3D Print Your Own Analog Camera
Recently graduated design student Leo Marius has made an open-source working 35 mm analog camera with a 3D printer, and so can you -- he's posted all the files and instructions online.
edX Offers Free Online Courses
In an effort to help those all over the globe further their education, MIT and Harvard University created a non-profit organization called edX.
eBay Unveils 3D Printing App
eBay Exact is eBayís venture into the world of 3D printing. The site has teamed with Makerbot, Sculpteo, and Hot Pot Factory to make it happen.
Multi-Touch Industrial HMIs
The industrial HMI is continuing to evolve with the addition of multi-touch capabilities that are now standard on smartphones and tablets.
Thermal Energy-Harvesting Research Gets $1.5M Boost
UK Researcher Neil Fox, a senior lecturer in the University of Bristolís School of Chemistry, was recently awarded nearly $1.5 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to pursue his thermal-energy harvesting work.
Kickstarter offers a gazillion ideas for businesses that are seeking start-up funding. The crowdfunding site also features new gadgets from companies struggling to get their product out to customers. We took a look at the gadgets currently featured and found a number of cool ideas that are seeking funding angels.
Design and manufacturing need each other -- and the engineers behind them. Donít forget that.
The US Department of Energy has unveiled an investment of up to $30 million to accelerate the development of modules and materials to drive down the cost of solar energy.
A study by the Swiss government determined the type of human errors that lead to engineering disasters and ranked those errors by percentage.
General Motorsí growing commitment to electric cars took a new turn last week, as the giant automaker said it would use EV batteries in the future to help boost its use of renewable energy.
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