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Project Development & the Learning Organization

August 25, 2014 4:11 pm | by Shawn P. Quigley, Jon M. Quigley | Articles | Comments

Very few people have not heard the term “Learning Organization”. However, do we know what it has to offer project design and development? I would like to start with the definition of Organizational Learning from the Business Dictionary ...


High Efficiency Display Power & LED Driver for Smartphones

August 25, 2014 4:10 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Intersil has announced the ISL98611 display power and LED driver for smartphones. The ISL98611 is the first power management IC that integrates the display power and backlight LED driver functions in a single chip. It improves efficiency of both functions to ...


5 Ways to Steal Your Innovations – Part 2

August 25, 2014 4:01 pm | by Mike Collins, Author | Blogs | Comments

In the first article I explained how Cequent Performance was able to sign a licensing agreement with Let’s Go Aero, and once Cequent had absorbed all of the products into their manufacturing and sales systems they refused to pay the ...


Agreement Between Rockwell & Beckhoff About Linear Motor Technology

August 25, 2014 3:42 pm | by Beckhoff Automation LLC | News | Comments

Rockwell Automation, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, has granted Beckhoff Automation, Verl, Germany, a license to more than a dozen US and European linear motor patents. The license agreement between the two companies settled a ...  


PEM Type PTL2 Spring-Loaded Plunger Assemblies

August 25, 2014 3:13 pm | by PD&D Staff | Pennengineering | Product Releases | Comments

PennEngineering has announced their PEM Type PTL2 spring-loaded plunger assemblies. These assemblies serve as positioning pins to quickly move racks, slides, access panels, consoles and similar equipment to new positions without requiring ...


Cirrus Logic Completes Acquisition of Wolfson Microelectronics

August 25, 2014 2:39 pm | by Cirrus Logic | News | Comments

Cirrus Logic has announced that it completed its acquisition of Wolfson Microelectronics. Cirrus Logic believes that the acquisition will strengthen its position as a market leader with a highly differentiated global customer base and end-to-end ...


EVT Road Show Chicago/Lombard - Machine Vision Seminar

August 25, 2014 2:24 pm | by FSI Technologies | Events

EyeVision is the one software for your vision application. EyeVision software: 1) offers Drag-and-Drop Programming and a graphical user interface (GUI), 2) supports all hardware platform: vision sensors, smart cameras, embedded & PC systems with ...


Global Marketer Relies on International Space Station for Product Design Investigation

August 25, 2014 1:43 pm | by NASA/Johnson Space Center | News | Comments

One global marketer took to space to find a way to be leaner and greener back on Earth. For Procter & Gamble (P&G), product innovation and improvement relied on use of the International Space Station (ISS) as a science platform for the ... 


NSF Awards $1.2M Grant to Develop Cloud-Computing Tools

August 25, 2014 1:27 pm | by Rice University | News | Comments

Cloud computing is at the core of a new grant to Rice University computer scientist Christopher Jermaine, who plans to develop tools that will allow research and industry to make better use of massive data sets without having to rely on ...    


High-Tech Startup Named to Alchemist Accelerator Program

August 25, 2014 1:09 pm | by Purdue University | News | Comments

SensorHound Innovations, a high-tech startup based in the Purdue Research Park, has been chosen to participate in the next class of the Alchemist Accelerator's IoT track beginning Thursday (Aug. 21). The San Francisco-based Alchemist Accelerator's program is ...


World’s Largest Computerized Command, Control Exercise a Success

August 25, 2014 12:58 pm | by Staff Sgt. Cody H. Ramirez, 7th Air Force Public Affairs | News | Comments

Called by many names throughout its 28-year history, Ulchi Freedom Guardian kicked off once again Aug. 18 and continues through Aug. 29. The largest computerized command and control exercise in the world, UFG focuses on increasing the ...


Clear Quality Vision & Values Key to Culture of Quality that Drives Results

August 25, 2014 12:35 pm | by Forbes & ASQ | News | Comments

Clearly stated quality vision and values, and unequivocal leadership are key components to a successful culture of quality that can help organizations drive results, according to new research from ASQ and Forbes Insights. But only about 60% of all ...


Get Ready for the Thermal Selfie

August 25, 2014 12:18 pm | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Tired of the selfie? Get ready for the "thermie," or as I like to call it, the "hottie." That's when you take a picture of the heat emanating from your body, using an infrared camera that attaches to the back of your iPhone. It sounds unlikely, but it's ...


Renault's CAVE Raises the Bar for Virtual Reality Design

August 25, 2014 11:57 am | by Mechdyne | News | Comments

Virtual Reality (VR) technology first appeared on the virtual horizon several decades ago, but it's safe to say that the past few years have seen a quantum leap in its evolution. With ever-increasing processing power and ultra-high resolution display ...


3D Systems' Digital Thread Enhances U.S. Marine Corps Toolkit

August 25, 2014 11:29 am | by 3D Systems | News | Comments

3D Systems has announced its role in the US Marine Corps Expeditionary Logistics Wargame VIII (ExLog). This annual event enables top Marine Corps planners to incorporate new technologies to enhance the Corps' logistics and supply chain response ...



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