Design News' annual Golden Mousetrap Awards recognize engineering innovation and creativity in product design. This year awards were given in five major categories: electronics, materials, motion control/automation, rapid prototyping and hardware and software, as well as 24 subcategories. The record number of entries was distributed to our beat editors for judging based on their expertise in each technology. Seventy finalists and 20 winners were selected. Congratulations! Click on the images below for our lists of finalists and winners.
Today's robots should be respected, and humans should be wary of their growing skills and sophistication. Quite simply, robots are better than us in a lot of ways. Here are 10 of them.
3D printing has met up with drones in a 3D-printed UAV. University of Sheffield engineers printed the prototype drone in 24 hours from ABS plastic using Fused Deposition Modeling.
Product design is changing with advances in technology and outsourced manufacturing. The Art of Product Design spells out the future of design engineering.
AMD is set to launch the industry's first 16 GB workstation graphics card -- the W9100.
Samsung's 5th-generation Android-based Galaxy smartphone includes a fingerprint scanner, updated camera and display, and water/dust resistance.
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