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Is the IIoT Getting Out of Control?
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6/27/2016  3 comments
The Industrial Internet of Things may be going off the deep end in connecting everything on the plant floor. Some machines, bearings, or conveyors simply donít need to be monitored -- even if they can be.
CAD on the Run Speeds Formula One Racing
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6/24/2016  Post a comment
One way to keep a Formula One racing team moving at breakneck speed in the pit and at the test facility is to bring CAD drawings of the racing vehicleís parts down to the test facility and even out to the track.
New Design Apps: from Augmented Reality to Smartphones
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6/23/2016  Post a comment
A look at how five different companies have introduced design apps that make the process of moving a product from design concept through manufacturing more efficient.
NI Leverages HP to Manage Big Data
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6/22/2016  Post a comment
National Instruments has partnered with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to create a data system that can handle high-volume sensor data.
Bearings Are Covered with Mobile Apps
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6/21/2016  Post a comment
SKF has developed a few dozen mobile apps to help users select bearings and to analyze the performance of those bearngs in the field.
Notorious Hacker Reveals Tricks, Blames the User
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6/20/2016  3 comments
Famous hacker Kevin Mitnick explained the vulnerabilities to hacking during his keynote address at Atlantic Design & Manufacturing in New York last week.
Data Shows that Patients Want Consumer-like Medical Wearables
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6/16/2016  Post a comment
If you want people to use at-home or wearable medical devices, make the products fun and attractive.
Usefulness Trumps Cool in Medical Design Innovation
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6/15/2016  5 comments
Want to create a medical device that will also find real success? Better find something useful rather than just spectacular.
Celebrate the Best of Gadget Freak
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6/13/2016  Post a comment
Our latest Gadget Freak ebook calls out the best and brightest projects from the 2015 crop.
Seeking the Big Data that Makes a Difference
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6/10/2016  Post a comment
Not all big data is useful. This panel of experts discusses how to determine what big data makes a difference.
Cutting Recalls with Big Data
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6/7/2016  2 comments
The value of product data grows when itís captured across the productís life, from early design through manufacturing and onto its life with the end user. Along the way, outside data can be gathered from suppliers and distributors. The goal is to capture enough data to identify and correct problems at the earliest possible moment.
High Power Drives Are Getting Tiny
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6/6/2016  Post a comment
Whether itís on the packaging line or in other areas of the factory floor, machine builders are seeking smaller from drives that deliver improved efficiency.
IoT Solves Track and Trace
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6/3/2016  Post a comment
IoT systems are helping auto OEMs track production as well as production problems.
This Drive Is Smart Enough to Fix Itself
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6/2/2016  Post a comment
This smart drive comes pre-connected to the IoT. It can tell you when it needs maintenance and how to do the support.
A Kinder, Gentler Kindle and a Better Way to Recycle
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5/30/2016  Post a comment
Every now and then Design News likes to revisit some of our favorite Gadget Freak projects. Robotic hands, manipulated Kindles, and smart recycling cans round out the latest crop.
Collaboration Is Key to the Modern Design Process
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5/27/2016  Post a comment
Design collaboration now includes the entire value chain. From suppliers to customers, purchasing to outside experts, the collaborative design team includes internal and external groups. The design process now stretches across the globe in multiple software formats.
Latest Whitepaper Puts a Lock on IoT Security
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5/26/2016  Post a comment
Icon Labs has developed a whitepaper to help determine the type of cybersecurity needed based on the type of device.
Top Job Prospects for Engineers in 2016
Blog 
5/25/2016  3 comments
Here's a look at the Bureau of Labor stats on engineering jobs over the coming decade.
Augmented Reality Becomes the New Plant Instructor
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5/25/2016  Post a comment
DMDII is working with a number of partners to create and utilize augmented reality instructions for the plant floor.
Virtual Reality: The New Prototype Is Digital
Blog 
5/24/2016  1 comment
Visualization and virtual reality tools allow design engineers to build virtual prototypes that can be manipulated collaboratively. You can swap out materials and store data within the file.
Autodesk and Siemens PLM Increase Software Interoperability
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5/24/2016  Post a comment
Autodesk and Siemens PLM have reached an agreement to create seamless integration between their design software files.
Each Cyber Attack Has Its Own Cure
Blog 
5/23/2016  2 comments
Verizon's new cyber attack report outlines protection measures designed to the style of the attack.
Top 10 States for Engineering Jobs
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5/19/2016  8 comments
Are you an engineer who is looking for a job? Here are the 10 states where you will have the best luck.
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