Phantom Technologies' iBoss (http://rbi.ims.ca/4921-548).This lightweight 3.80 oz (107.73 grams), portable unit provides mobile users extensive Internet access controls and security. The unit has a user-friendly interface with a menu of 23 specific categories and allows customers to block unwanted Internet pages. Freescale Semiconductor's 200 MHz ColdFire MPU met the design's requirements for a highly integrated embedded processor. The high-performance 32-bit unit has on-board peripherals and integrated communications features for network-connected control applications. In addition to supporting USB, Fast Ethernet and other communication protocols, hardware accelerated encryption helps the iBoss to communicate safely and securely. For more information on Freescale Semiconductor's ColdFire microprocessors, go to: http://rbi.ims.ca/4922-549.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
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