Daratech will hold its next conference on engineering software Feb. 14 in Cambridge, MA. For details, see http://rbi.ims.ca/4385-599. COFES (Congress on the Future of Engineering Software) will kick off its conference April 14 in Scottsdale, AZ. For details, see http://rbi.ims.ca/4385-560. The yearly gatherings of these two organizations include executives from most major engineering software firms as well as software users in a variety of industries.
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.”
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.