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Teardown: Amazon Fire Phone
Miroslav Djuric, ifixit.com
8/1/2014  1
Amazon has finally released its flagship phone, and we're ready. Released July 24, 2014, Amazon's Fire Phone is Amazon's first smartphone, designed to compete with iOS, Android, and ...

Cabe Atwell

CAD/CAM Corner
3D Printer Uses Multiple Colors & Materials
Cabe Atwell, Contributing Editor, Design Hardware & Software
8/1/2014  0
3D printers are not yet commonplace and found in almost every home, like a TV or microwave, but they are increasing in popularity. The problem is that they are limited in the ...

Ann R. Thryft

News
Video: Sciaky to Sell Its Huge Metals 3D Printers
Ann R. Thryft, Senior Technical Editor, Materials & Assembly
7/31/2014  5
Sciaky, providers of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, says it will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D ...

Cabe Atwell

CAD/CAM Corner
Made w/Code Initiative Trains Female Techies for Google's Ranks
Cabe Atwell, Contributing Editor, Design Hardware & Software
7/31/2014  6
At this year's Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative -- Made w/Code -- that it hopes will ...

Rob Spiegel

Blog
Early Concepting: The Design Before the Design
Rob Spiegel, Senior Editor, Automation & Control
7/29/2014  14
Thanks to ever-emerging technology, the design process is changing. New technology tools such as 3D printing are helping brands explore product design strategies before the design ...

Jessica Skorut

STEM Connection
More Kids' Camps, More Fun & More Future Engineers
Jessica Skorut, GoEngineer
7/29/2014  0
GoEngineer Kids' Camps were held in several locations recently, including Fresno and Santa Clara, Calif., and in our corporate office in Salt Lake City. The camps attracted many ...

Cabe Atwell

STEM Connection
Video: Voice-Command System Rivals Siri
Cabe Atwell, Contributing Editor, Design Hardware & Software
7/25/2014  11
The Raspberry Pi mini-PC has been used for countless DIY projects since its creation, including 3D printers, drones, a LEGO-based robot, and makeshift DJ soundboard. Now, two ...

Charles Murray

Electronic News & Comment
20 Engineers From the World of Sports
Charles Murray, Senior Technical Editor, Electronics & Test
7/23/2014  34
It's rare to hear about professional athletes who've studied engineering. But that doesn't mean they don't exist.

Cabe Atwell

CAD/CAM Corner
IBM Invests $3B in Powerful Processors of the Future
Cabe Atwell, Contributing Editor, Design Hardware & Software
7/23/2014  4
IBM has been developing cutting-edge technology since the early 1880s. The company has designed everything from electric tabulating machines (a fancy name for calculators) to the ...

Features

The Power of CFD Simulation Early in Product Design
7/31/2014
 1
Time is of the essence in today's global marketplace, and by enabling design engineers to conduct what-if analysis and progress their designs quickly, they are able to provide products that offer a great combination of functionality and high reliability with a great price.

3D Printing Ultra-Strong Polymers for End Production
7/24/2014
 1
3D printing production-grade parts faces major challenges in processes and qualification to support engineering materials like carbon composites. Here are some novel solutions.

ABCs of Micro Molding: Understanding the Differences
7/7/2014
 2
Designing parts using micro molding is similar in many ways to designing with conventional injection molding. But there are a few critical differences. This guide helps engineers navigate the process.

Plant Networks Are Getting Smart About Security & Safety
7/1/2014
 1
Hackers are getting sneakier and more sophisticated, which means plant personnel need to be more aware of what is going on around them.

Design Renaissance in Manufacturing
6/30/2014
 4
Technology has long been a critical factor in designing products for manufacturing, and that technology has come into full bloom in the last couple years.

SCADA Advances Enhance Efficiency
6/27/2014
 1
SCADA software offers improved user interaction and better integration with other systems.

Smart I/O Simplifies Packaging Automation
6/26/2014
 1
Adding distributed intelligence and advanced processing capabilities via I/O slices can boost performance and provide a replacement for hard-wired safety relays.

Achieving Enlightenment With Virtual Design
6/18/2014
 1
Better, faster, cheaper. This is our mantra as electronics designers and developers. Virtual design has been key to all three, but not without new challenges.

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
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Black Diamond uses NX software to ...
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Black Diamond - Controlling CAD Data
Dave Mellon, VP of Products at Black Diamond, discusses ...
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Brendan Perkins, design engineer at Black Diamond, explains ...
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David Narajowski, advanced projects director at Black ...
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Social Networking in Teamcenter
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Teamcenter Solves Miscommunication with ...
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Product Data Management
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Dimension uPrint Personal 3D Printer
The uPrint Personal 3D Printer builds durable ABSplus™ ...
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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This Gadget Freak review looks at a cooler that is essentially a party on wheels with a built-in ...
Share Your Invention & Win Big Money
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This Hollywood movie-style gag bomb doubles as an alarm clock and a countdown timer.
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Marin Davide created a prototype of a moving biped using a shape memory alloy that works like a ...
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GoEngineer Kids’ Camps Fuel Female Interest ...
These free camps are designed for children ages 10 to 18. Attendees are introduced to 3D CAD ...
Video: Dean Kamen Discusses Developing a ...
Dean Kamen tells an audience at MD&M East 2014 how his team created the DEKA Arm to meet DARPA's ...
More Kids' Camps, More Fun & More Future ...
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Dean Kamen told an audience at MD&M East 2014 that FDA regulators aren't to blame for stalling ...
Video: Voice-Command System Rivals Siri
Two students have created a voice-command system for our homes, based on the simple and ...
Homebuilt Mower Is Better Than a New One
Made By Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
Parking Decal Puts Driver in Sticky Spot
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Entering the Auto Part Abyss
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Unforeseeable Failure of Logic in Washing ...
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Dehumidifier Has Impossible-to-Change Air Filter
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System Lockup Stumps Engineer
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Porch Light KOs Door Bell
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Use Your Head to Solve the Tough Problems
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A Soldering Conundrum
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