On May 17, Design News will produce E2E on Automotive technology, a special online conference with engineers on Automotive's toughest design challenges. On June 15, Design News and EDN will jointly produce E2E on Electronics/Test and Measurement, a special online technical conference on current engineering issues and challenges in electronics. The editors of the two magazines are developing the topics and identifying speakers. Among the general topics: wireless technology, sensors, power and heat management, and buses and boards. Don't wait. Register at www.designnews.com/E2E.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.