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Elizabeth Montalbano

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10 US State Engineering Facts You Probably Donít Know: New Mexico - South Carolina
Elizabeth Montalbano, Contributing Writer
6/30/2015  0
This year, Design News is getting a head start on the Fourth of July celebration. In honor of our country and its legacy of engineering innovation -- in all of its forms -- we are ...

Tracey Schelmetic

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Open-Source Code Can Be More Dangerous Than Useful
Tracey Schelmetic, Contributing Writer, Design News
6/30/2015  1
Many software companies today, in a hurry to bring new products to market, rely heavily on open-source Java software components. Often, this means downloading open-source code from ...

Al Bredenberg, Contributing Writer

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It's a Challenge, but Corporate Venturing Can Internalize New Technologies
Al Bredenberg, Contributing Writer
6/30/2015  0
Large industrial firms are forming corporate venture units to fund and gain access to promising technologies from startup firms. According to research by Boston College management ...

Rob Spiegel

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Learn to Build Raspberry Pi Controllers Using Python
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Motion Control
6/30/2015  1
Raspberry Pi has become a popular entry door into the design and construction of electronic gadgets, whether toys or commercial products. Beginning July 6, the Design News ...

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Charles Murray

Electronics News
Paralyzed IndyCar Driver Uses Sip, Puff, and Yaw to Drive Again
Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test
6/29/2015  0
When IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt lost of the use of his arms and legs after a racing accident 15 years ago, he thought he would never drive again.

Rob Spiegel

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IoT: to DIY or Not to DIY
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Motion Control
6/29/2015  0
While that headline looks like acronym madness, what it really asks is whether you have to do it yourself (DIY) when it comes to the Internet of Things. The pressure is on for ...

Tom Emrich

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Wearables Get Moody With the GSR Sensor
Tom Emrich, Contributing Editor
6/29/2015  0
Wearables are changing the way we see ourselves. With onboard sensors that have access to our bodies, we are starting to know our physical selves like never before, quantifying our ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
Toxic Substances Reform Law: It's a Good Thing, and Maybe Also an Expensive Thing
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
6/29/2015  0
Last week, the bill for reforming chemical regulation, the "TSCA Modernization Act of 2015," was passed by the US House of Representatives. It's been widely hailed as the most ...

Elizabeth Montalbano

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10 US State Engineering Facts You Probably Donít Know: Massachusetts - New Jersey
Elizabeth Montalbano, Contributing Writer
6/26/2015  6
This year, Design News is getting a head start on the Fourth of July celebration. In honor of our country and its legacy of engineering innovation -- in all of its forms -- we are ...

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Design News serves the biggest community of design engineers working in all manufacturing industries and end-markets. Design News, therefore, offers contributing authors the biggest exposure anywhere for your thought leadership. We welcome contributed articles from engineering professionals, consultants, as well as industry vendors.

Check Out What Went On During National Robotics Week 2015!
4/10/2015
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In case you missed it, here are the highlights from National Robotics Week 2015.

Highlights From DiscoverE's 2015 Engineers Week
3/3/2015
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In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from DiscoverE's 2015 Engineers Week.

Today's AC Servo Systems Are Smarter and Faster
2/18/2015
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Technology advances boost positioning accuracy and stability at high speeds, while simplifying set up.

Managing Product Costs in the Face of Complexity and Globalization
2/17/2015
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Manufacturing organizations have faced a growing challenge of delivering products on time and to cost over the past decade, as product lifecycles and value chains have become increasingly complex. Even in the face of constant pressure to drive down costs, globalization and competition have led the design and manufacture of any given product or assembly to become distributed geographically as well as across organizational boundaries in the extended supply chain.

A CNC Machine OEM Pushes the Limits of Repeatability
2/3/2015
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The current generation of CNC machining systems has features that significantly improve metalworking operations from what they were only a few years ago. These machines are generally faster and quieter than ever, more resistant to mechanical noise, have powerful controls and extensive automation capabilities, and fabricate a wider range of metals.

Solving Aircraft Interior Design Challenges with Standardized Mechanisms
1/30/2015
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As the lightweighting trend continues to be a driving factor in aircraft design, aerospace OEMs must explore innovative ways of meeting production demands while ensuring reliable operation of interior touch points.

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