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Email your proposed project (must be original and must incorporate electronic components and involve sensing, motion, timing, and/or networking elements) to Jennifer Campbell, 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 $500 check and will be featured in an upcoming issue of the magazine or at Designnews.com with your invention. Email your project proposal to Design News Executive Editor Jennifer Campbell.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
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.