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Elizabeth Montalbano

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3D-Printed Limbs Turn Kids into Superheroes
Elizabeth Montalbano, Contributing Writer
9/30/2014  17
Enabling the Future is designing prosthetic appendages modeled more like superhero arms and hands than your average static artificial limbs. And they're doing it through a website ...

Rob Spiegel

Blog
Security Is Going Down to the Device
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Motion Control
9/30/2014  0
In order to keep an enterprise truly safe from hackers, cyber security has to go all the way down to the device level. Icon Labs is making the point that security has to be built ...

Design News Staff

Product News
Harting's 3D MID Technology
Design News Staff
9/30/2014  1
Senior Technical Editor Chuck Murray gets the skinny on Harting Inc.'s 3D MID (Molded Interconnect Device) technology, which allows users to create a three-dimensional circuit board ...

Dave Palmer

Blog
India's Mangalyaan Probe Reaches Mars
Dave Palmer, P.E.
9/30/2014  7
Three days after NASA's MAVEN probe reached Mars, India's Mangalyaan probe went into orbit around the red planet. India's first interplanetary mission, and the first successful Mars ...

Rob Spiegel

STEM Connection
Siemens Furthers STEM Initiative in NC
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Motion Control
9/30/2014  1
Siemens PLM Software will make a $32 million in-kind software grant to Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) in North Carolina for its science, technology, engineering, and ...

Cabe Atwell

Blog
Video: Interactive, Arcade-Style Sandbox
Cabe Atwell, Contributing Editor, Design Hardware & Software
9/29/2014  11
Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs) are a passion of mine. I am forever looking for a better way to use the PC that's faster than the old keyboard and mouse. Capacitive touch screens ...

John Mitchell

Sherlock Ohms
Malfunctioning Fridge Causes Meltdown
John Mitchell
9/29/2014  13
I worked for consulting engineers who analyzed accidents from fires, floods, explosions, and auto accidents. Suspect culprit devices ended up in our lab, where we carried out ...

Elizabeth Montalbano

STEM Connection
Conference Supports & Highlights Women in Engineering
Elizabeth Montalbano, Contributing Writer
9/29/2014  18
Though there are some extremely influential female engineers in the field today, women are still a minority compared to their male counterparts, and they continue to need support to ...

Pamela Moore

Pamela Moore
Battery-Free Power in Ant-Sized Chip
Pamela Moore, SVP, Content and Strategy
9/29/2014  8
As technology continues to shrink and automate the world around us, two major challenges are inescapable: finding a sufficient power source, and procuring the aforementioned power ...

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5 Factors That Will Drive ROI for Food/Beverage Manufacturers
9/24/2014
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These important industry trends affect your plant’s ROI now -- and into the future.

Interactive Packaging Adds Digital User Experience to Consumer Products
9/8/2014
 4
Examples of interactive packaging include wireless sensors and technology on food packages that can let you know the item's expiration date, as well as similar technology on medicines with dosage and other safety and health information.

A Look at Specialty Coatings for Bearings
9/5/2014
 1
Here's a look at some newly developed specialty coatings for bearings and how they can help keep machinery up and running as intended.

The Rise of Constructable BIM
9/4/2014
 1
Constructable Building Information Modeling -- It's an interactive 3D blueprint. It's everyone using the same set of plans. It's designing a building virtually. It's no longer just a tool for architects and design engineers.

Eco-Friendly Packaging Wraps Products in Natural Designs
9/3/2014
 7
While sustainable packaging is still in its early stages, there's a fair number of companies already offering options for the food service and manufacturing industries. Meanwhile, designers are coming up with some innovative ways to create biodegradable and sustainable packaging for food products.

Automotive Structural Adhesives Drive Material Changes
9/2/2014
 1
As high-strength steel, aluminum, and composites join steel in automobile structures, bonding them gets complicated. Structural adhesives are stepping in to add strength to rivets or welds and make possible bonds that can't otherwise be done.

Medical Combination Pouching System
8/29/2014
 1
Automation controls maximize the precision manufacturing of medical pouch seals, minimize material waste, and improve system accuracy through better data management.

Simulating the Release Mechanism in Drug-Eluting Stents
8/28/2014
 2
Engineers at Boston Scientific are revolutionizing medical device designs. Their recent simulations of drug-eluting stents provide an understanding of the drug release mechanism by tying experimental findings to a computational model.

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