Researchers from the Georgia Tech Research Institute and Georgia Tech's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering are teaming up with Flowers Bakery in Villa Rica, GA to construct the world's perfect sandwich bun. A computer imaging system will be used to automate bun inspection and data generation. In the second phase, researchers will find new ways to combat heat and humidity disturbances found in an oven, which can reduce bun quality. For more information, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3851-548.
During a teardown of the iPad Air and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 at the Medical Design & Manufacturing Show in Schaumburg, Ill., an engineer showed this "inflammatory" video about the dangers of maliciously mishandling lithium-ion batteries.
The Window Watcher stops the burglar before he does damage or enters the house. House alarm service companies set off alarms and call the service only after the burglar has damaged and entered the house.
If you’re designing a handheld device or industrial machine that will employ a user interface, then you’ll want to check out the upcoming Design News Continuing Education Center course, "Engineering Principles Behind Advanced User Interface Technologies.”
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