Do you have what it takes to be the next Gadget Freak? ENTER AND YOU COULD WIN $500!
Design News and Allied Electronics would like to send you a check for $500 to spend anywhere you please. Email Design News your proposed project (must be original and must incorporate electronic components and involve sensing, motion, timing, and/or networking elements) to Lauren Muskett, along with a detailed description of how it works, a parts list (complete with Allied Electronics part numbers), high-resolution images of the gadget and you with the gadget, as well as a short video demonstrating the gadget. If your project is selected, you'll receive a crisp $500 check from Design News and will be featured in an upcoming issue of the magazine or at Designnews.com with your invention. Send your project proposal via email to Design News Assistant Managing Editor Lauren Muskett.
Last year at Hannover Fair, lots of people were talking about Industry 4.0. This is a concept that seems to have a different name in every region. I’ve been referring to it as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), not to be confused with the plain old Internet of Things (IoT). Others refer to it as the Connected Industry, the smart factory concept, M2M, data extraction, and so on.
Some of the biggest self-assembled building blocks and structures made from engineered DNA have been developed by researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute. The largest, a hexagonal prism, is one-tenth the size of an average bacterium.
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.