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Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com

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Samsung Gear Fit Teardown
Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com
4/21/2014  0
The folks at iFixit are completing the Samsung teardown trifecta with the Gear Fit, Samsung's latest offering that attempts to either sportify a smart watch, or smartify a sport ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
Stratasys Expands 3D Printing Materials Options
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
4/21/2014  0
Only a few days after announcing its intention to buy two major 3D printing service bureaus, Stratasys let out some materials news: It's buying assets of a key player in materials ...

Rob Spiegel

Blog
Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Control
4/18/2014  2
Beginning on Monday, April 21, and running through Friday, April 25, the Digi-Key Continuing Education Center will present Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX.

Most recent post: Rob Spiegel... Yes, Charles is great. This should be a fun week.
George Hsu

Guest Blogs
Want a Better Coffee Maker? Try the IoT
George Hsu, PNI Sensor Corp.
4/17/2014  6
I just searched Google News for "Internet of Things," and more than 9.5 million stories popped up. It's hard not to pay attention to something like that; but it's even more ...

Cabe Atwell

Blog
Printrbot Unveils All-Metal 3D Printer
Cabe Atwell, Contributing Editor, Design Hardware & Software
4/17/2014  1
This year's 3D Print Show featured a host of interesting projects that were used in everything from new fashion designs to furniture printed using wood. Those, of course, were ...

Elizabeth Montalbano

Blog
10 Ways Robots Are Better Than Us
Elizabeth Montalbano, Contributing Writer
4/16/2014  21
There's been a lot of talk lately about robots replacing humans in a variety of jobs, along with worries that robots will soon take over the world and even become more powerful than ...

Ann R. Thryft

Engineering Materials
Video: 3D-Printed Drone Flies High
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
4/16/2014  6
I guess it was inevitable: 3D printing has met up with drones in a 3D-printed UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle). University of Sheffield engineers printed the prototype drone in 24 ...

Rob Spiegel

Blog
Product Design as a Team Sport
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Control
4/16/2014  11
Product development is a team sport, but most companies practice it solo. Companies could draw on the creativity of engaged customers. Instead they go back to the same small group ...

Cabe Atwell

Product News
AMD Fires Up to Release New Graphics Card
Cabe Atwell, Contributing Editor, Design Hardware & Software
4/16/2014  1
AMD is as ambitious as any other computing company when it comes to its hardware. However, with its latest graphics card it is going to be raising the bar for the possible ...

Features

Optimizing Electronic Design Performance Through Test Integration
4/8/2014
 0
The choice of tools significantly influences the development cost and number of prototype iterations necessary before a design goes to manufacturing.

Tools for the Remote Workplace
4/2/2014
 2
As we move forward and keep integrating the Internet into our workflows, remote work may become less of an exception and more of the rule.

Evolving Solutions for Remote HMI Monitoring
4/1/2014
 0
Web-enabled monitoring of production data is expanding to focus on a broader set of users, device types, use cases, and resulting workflows.

The Growing Importance of Wireless Standards for the Smart Home
3/10/2014
 9
ZigBee, a global standard, is a low-power compliment to WiFi.

Military Mechatronics Stores a Lethal Punch
3/5/2014
 4
A new weapon storage management system converts helicopters and single-engine aircraft for surveillance and precision strike missions.

Multi-Disciplinary Design Exploration: Unleashing Simulation Led Design
3/4/2014
 0
In today's fast-paced and competitive climate, improved product performance and shortening of lead times are critical for business success across all industries.

The Best Apps Under One Roof
3/3/2014
 0
Dassault Systemes and others put their best foot forward at SolidWorks World 2014.

Raspberry Pi & Simulink: A Future of Graphical Programming
2/26/2014
 1
Similar to the Raspberry Pi, graphical modeling environments such as Simulink make it easy for students to learn engineering concepts.

Design Hardware & Software
Zuken: Intelligent Engineering
Zuken's CR-8000 enables multiple engineers working on ...
NX CAE Symposium 2012: View Presentations
The NX CAE Symposium 2012 spotlighted the power and ...
Simulating the Iceberg Transfer
Testing the feasibility of moving icebergs to solve the ...
Black Diamond uses NX software to ...
Siemens PLM Software customer Black Diamond highlights how ...
Black Diamond - Controlling CAD Data
Dave Mellon, VP of Products at Black Diamond, discusses ...
Black Diamond - increase aesthetics and ...
Brendan Perkins, design engineer at Black Diamond, explains ...
Black Diamond - One Method for ...
David Narajowski, advanced projects director at Black ...
Product Lifecycle Management with ...
Teamcenter makes it simple to enable knowledge workers to ...
Social Networking in Teamcenter
By combining social networking capabilities of Sharepoint ...
Teamcenter Solves Miscommunication with ...
With Teamcenter's instant collaboration, it's easy to kick ...
Product Data Management
Siemens Teamcenter's data management capabilities provide a ...
Dimension uPrint Personal 3D Printer
The uPrint Personal 3D Printer builds durable ABSplusô ...
BigBelly Takes A Bite out of Trash
Operating solely off of solar energy, the Big Belly trash ...
Trek Lime in Action
The Trek development team recently created a ...
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Made By Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
Tricky Spark Plugs Take Hours to Replace
Made By Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
A Useable User Manual Is the Key to This Car
Made By Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
Hot Plate Assembly Is Plain Screwy
Made By Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
Check Memo for Intermittent Electronic Problems
Made By Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
When All Else Fails, Read the Instructions
Sherlock Ohms highlights stories told by engineers who have used their deductive reasoning and ...
The Customer Is Not Always Right
Sherlock Ohms highlights stories told by engineers who have used their deductive reasoning and ...
Chasing Down an Errant Engine Light
The problem with the engine light was not the usual sort. Only Sherlock Ohms could chase down ...
Hum Bars Hampered the TV Screens
Sherlock Ohms highlights stories told by engineers who have used their deductive reasoning and ...
Simple Programming Fixes
Sherlock Ohms highlights stories told by engineers who have used their deductive reasoning and ...
'Control, Control, You Must Learn Control'
Practicing engineers have not heeded Yoda's words.
Want a Better Coffee Maker? Try the IoT
Connected sensor-enabled applications will improve the consumer experience -- and generate new ...
Continued Collaboration Is Needed to Combat ...
As an industry, we now need to up our game and provide contractors with easier ways to properly ...
Your Customers May Be Clueless, but You ...
Itís your job to find the right people, ask the right questions, to dig deeper, and properly ...
Lightweighting: The Future of Aluminum
The shift to aluminum is gaining momentum and the demand from automakers for aluminum is ...
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