The CE computers come with hardware features such as 10BaseT Ethernet, device-ready USB ports, compact Flash port and RS-232 and RS-485-compatible com ports. Its small, fanless-cooled system is compact and quiet, like the company's Silver Series computers the CE line is based on. It is open platform, and can be programmed with any Windows CE-compatible HMI software. Users can create and run their own HMI programs, or use pre-made programming software. Prices start at $739 for a six-inch 256-color STN touchscreen.
Conventional wisdom holds that MIT, Cal Tech, and Stanford are three of the country’s best undergraduate engineering schools. Unfortunately, when conventional wisdom visits the topic of best engineering schools, it too often leaves out some of the most distinguished programs that don’t happen to offer PhD-level degrees.
Airbus Defence and Space has 3D printed titanium brackets for communications satellites. The redesigned, one-piece 3D-printed brackets have better thermal resistance than conventionally manufactured parts, can be produced faster, cost 20% less, and save about 1 kg of weight per satellite.
A group of researchers at the Seoul National University have discovered a way to take material from cigarette butts and turn it into a carbon-based material that’s ideal for storing energy and creating a powerful supercapacitor.
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