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RP Siegel, Contributing Writer

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Chemically Active 3D-Printed Structures Are Successfully Demonstrated
RP Siegel, Contributing Writer
6/27/2016  0
It would appear that 3D printing has the potential to change everything. Scientists in Russia have already produced 3D printed "organ constructs" that have been successfully ...

Rob Spiegel

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CAD on the Run Speeds Formula One Racing
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Motion Control
6/24/2016  0
One way to keep a Formula One racing team moving at breakneck speed in the pit and at the test facility is to bring CAD drawings of the racing vehicle's parts down to the test ...

Elizabeth Montalbano

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Latest 3D Printer Design Inspired by Cocooning Caterpillars
Elizabeth Montalbano, Contributing Writer, Design News
6/23/2016  2
While biomimicry -- using nature to inspire design -- seems to be seen very often in materials science, device designers are also seeing the value in observing nature to improve ...

Rob Spiegel

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New Design Apps: from Augmented Reality to Smartphones
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Motion Control
6/23/2016  0
Design hardware and software are morphing in a dozen different directions, from video-game-like augmented reality to connected design tools that support worldwide collaboration. ...

Rob Spiegel

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NI Leverages HP to Manage Big Data
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Motion Control
6/22/2016  0
With the Internet of Things and a gazillion more connected devices and sensors, design, test, and manufacturing systems are generating a nearly unmanageable amount of data. ...

David Prawel

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Materials Matter More than Anything in Product Development
David Prawel, Entrepreneur, Consultant and Educator
6/22/2016  0
Materials Really Matter! In fact, in my opinion it's safe to say that materials matter more than anything in product development.

Charles Murray

Electronics News
Attack of the Tomato Engineers
Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test, Design News
6/20/2016  1
Early last year, two engineers from Analog Devices (ADI) showed up at a commercial kitchen in Malden, Mass., to do destructive physical analysis on boxfuls of tomatoes. In the world ...

Rob Spiegel

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Notorious Hacker Reveals Tricks, Blames the User
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Motion Control
6/20/2016  3
"They don't make a patch for stupid." Famous hacker Kevin Mitnick launched into his keynote at the Atlantic Design and Manufacturing show in New York City by explaining that ...

Ann R. Thryft

Product News
3D-Printed Plastic Parts Are As Strong As Aluminum
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
6/17/2016  0
Global 3D printing production network 3D Hubs is now offering new engineering-grade fiber-reinforced nylon composite materials that can rival aluminum in strength. Printed on ...

Features

ARM TechCon 2016 CFP Deadline Extended to June 17
6/13/2016
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Submission deadline for ARM TechCon 2016 Call for Proposals has been extended to June 17. Get your proposal in for the opportunity to be on the ARM podium in October!

ESC Silicon Valley 2016 Call for Speakers -- Deadline Extended
6/13/2016
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Our goal is to deliver a unique and highly useful educational experience for embedded designers involved in developing electronics products and systems.

DesignCon 2017 Call for Abstracts Now Open
5/24/2016
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We want you on the podium! Share your engineering knowledge and industry smarts with your peers at DesignCon – start by submitting your idea to our 2017 Call for Abstracts.

Call for Proposals Open for ARM TechCon 2016
5/3/2016
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Designers, engineers, and developers are encouraged to submit their proposals for ARM TechCon 2016, happening October 25-27. Submission deadline is June 10.

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CAD Expands Beyond Graphics
1/28/2016
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CAD programs are beginning to integrate product development tools such as simulation and analysis while also foregoing the 2D drawing.

Design Outsourcing Is on the Rise
10/21/2015
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Product design teams are turning to outside help for new ideas and to balance the ups and downs of design needs.

3D Printing in End-Production: What's It Gonna Take?
9/15/2015
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What has to happen before 3D printing end-production parts become a widespread reality?

Human-Machine Interfaces Are Undergoing a Renaissance
9/15/2015
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Mobile technology is putting its imprint on industrial operator interfaces, offering touch capabilities, new design approaches, and more sophisticated functionality.

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