The company will demonstrate Communicator 1.0 during National Manufacturing Week. The free software product is designed to enable distributed product teams to visualize, quantify and compare the company’s analysis results. Unlike static 3D viewers, Communicator allows users to understand the assumptions behind a given set of analysis results. It also allows companies that either outsource or rely on their vendors or suppliers to perform analysis, to have a means to quantify the quality of analyses performed. This is achieved through user-specified analysis quality criteria. Moldflow Corp. Booth 18035
The DDV-IP is a two-wheeled self-balancing robot that can deliver cold beverages to thirsty folks on hot summer days. A wireless RF remote enables manual control of the device beyond the act of self-balancing. All of the features of the DDV-IP result in an effective delivery vehicle while providing entertainment to the user.
Eric Doster of iFixit talks about the most surprising aspect of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 teardown. In a presentation at Medical Design & Manufacturing Midwest, iFixit gave the Surface Pro 3 a score of one (out of a possible 10) for repairability.
Barnacles and mussels stay attached to ship hulls and rocks because of a very sticky protein glue they secrete, holding on for a long time even underwater. Researchers at MIT took mussel glue as inspiration -- and as an ingredient -- for engineering their own sticky waterproof adhesive.
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