HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations
User Rank
Blogger
Obvious, or Not-?
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   12/17/2013 4:10:32 PM
NO RATINGS
Its funny how some things seem obvious to me, while others have always puzzled me.  For example, this comment in the article seemed obvious having a basic working knowledge of applied mechanics: ",,,pressure from brakes in a stopped vehicle differs from pressure in a brakes in a moving vehicle, as  attributed to the torque imparted on the calipers by the spinning rotors,"   To me this seemed obvious. 

On the other hand, I have never understood how they get accurate PSI monitors on my car while cruising at 70 mph.  Guess I just never thought too hard about it.

Mydesign
User Rank
Platinum
Improving performance and efficency
Mydesign   12/17/2013 12:57:39 AM
NO RATINGS
1 saves
Jae, thanks for sharing this piece of information. There is no doubt that sensor, IoT and automated technology can improve saftey, performance and efficiency of automobiles. Now it's the age of driver less cars and hence these technologies can make the cars more perfect in all sense.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: sensor improvements
Charles Murray   12/16/2013 8:28:21 PM
NO RATINGS
Good point, naperlou. These aren't the kind of applications that receive a lot of attention, but brakes, tire tread and tire inflation are vastly more important to me as a driver than some of the high-profile auto applications, such as infotainment.

naperlou
User Rank
Blogger
sensor improvements
naperlou   12/16/2013 10:20:20 AM
NO RATINGS
This is another good example of the rapid improvement in sensor technology. While not a "sexy" as some other technological improvements it is essential and very important.  Without these more advanced sensors, it would not be possible to do many of the things we seeing.  It is also driving the Internet of Things and Big Data to a large extent. 



Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
As part of a new DARPA project, Jan Scheuermann, a quadriplegic woman, was able to use neural implants to control a F-35 fighter jet in a simulator.
An app for your Android phone finds lighter materials for your design and even tells you how much each will save (or cost) you.
Italian robot maker Comau Robotics has introduced the small, quick Racer999 robot for assembly and packaging.
Using wireless chips and accessories, engineers can now extract data from the unlikeliest of places -- pumps, motors, bridges, conveyors, refineries, cooling towers, parking garages, down-hole drills and just about anything else that can benefit from monitoring.
With strong marketplace demand for qualified engineers across the board that currently outstrips the available supply, there may never be a better time for engineers and project managers to advance their careers and salaries. Whether those moves are successful in the short-term and long-term is likely to depend on how the transition from one job to the next is handled.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
2/25/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
12/11/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
12/10/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
11/19/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Mar 9 - 13, Implementing Motor Control Designs with MCUs and FPGAs: An Introduction and Update
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  67


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.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service