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Treating Pipelines Like Patients

July 17, 2014 4:45 pm | by Chris Fox, Editor | Articles | Comments

Engineering these days has a tendency to cross disciplines more than ever. Decades ago, companies started using medical technologies (radiography to be exact) to inspect solid structures and mechanical parts ...      

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Photos of the Day: Underwater X-Ray System Inspects Pipelines

July 17, 2014 4:44 pm | by Chris Fox, Editor | News | Comments

Since bringing an entire pipeline system into a lab for inspection is impossible, engineers have combined the know-how of GE Healthcare, GE Oil & Gas, BP, and the applied marine technology company, Oceaneering International, to safely inspect ...

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Metric Right-Angle Hypoid Gearmotor Line

July 17, 2014 4:24 pm | by PD&D Staff | Bison Gear And Engineering Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Bison Gear and Engineering has launched a metric complement to all standard inch PowerSTAR part numbers across all ratios and motor options. This will provide better mounting for metric equipment, and open up ...

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Sitara AM437x Processors for Industrial Connectivity

July 17, 2014 4:10 pm | by PD&D Staff | Texas Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments has announced the new Sitara AM437x processor family that integrates support for industrial protocols for both automation and industrial drives and includes new features such as dual camera for ...

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Small Alarm for Multiple Applications

July 17, 2014 3:59 pm | by PD&D Staff | Transducer-Usa, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Transducers USA has annouced the model TRIP-1500PR alarm for outdoor and mobile applications. Suitable for gate alerts, area intrusions, mobile sirens, and rail alerts, a small integrated mounting bracket is packaged as ...

Fully Functioning Rapid Prototype Parts

July 17, 2014 2:51 pm | Videos | Comments

Synergeering Group, LLC is a direct service provider of their exclusive, RapidNylon; large, fully functioning rapid prototype parts, produced directly from your CAD in just days. RapidNylon prototype parts are used during development phases ...

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Memo from Microsoft CEO Announcing Job Cuts

July 17, 2014 1:31 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft announced Thursday that it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its staff. CEO Satya Nadella, who took the job in February, delivered the news to staff in a memo that Microsoft released publicly. Here's the text of that memo ...

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NASA Begins Engine Test Project for Space Launch System Rocket

July 17, 2014 1:18 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

Engineers have taken a crucial step in preparing to test parts of NASA's Space Launch System rocket that will send humans to new destinations in the solar system. They installed on Thursday an RS-25 engine on the A-1 Test Stand at the ...

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Senators Call on GM CEO to Fire Top Lawyer

July 17, 2014 1:17 pm | by Marcy Gordon, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Lawmakers on Thursday demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and open its compensation plan to more potential victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's mishandling of the recall of small cars with defective ignition ...

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Boeing Shot Down Over Ukraine, Say Officials

July 17, 2014 12:37 pm | by Peter Leonard, Associated Press | News | Comments

A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the country, and Malaysia Airlines tweeted that it lost contact with one of its flights over Ukrainian airspace ...  

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Hundreds of Videos Reconstruct 3D Motion Without Markers

July 17, 2014 12:28 pm | by Carnegie Mellon University | News | Comments

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed techniques for combining the views of 480 video cameras mounted in a two-story geodesic dome to perform large-scale 3D motion reconstruction, including volleyball games, the swirl of ...

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Microsoft Cutting 14% of Workforce, Signals New Path

July 17, 2014 12:23 pm | by Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs or 14 percent of its workforce as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system ...  

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Photos of the Day: 52 Ton Bridge Shaken on Hydraulically Driven Tables

July 17, 2014 12:07 pm | by University of Nevada, Reno | News | Comments

A new, rocking, pre-tensioned concrete bridge support system has been developed by the University of Washington that reduces on-site construction time and minimizes earthquake damage. The 52-ton, 70-foot-long concrete bridge, built atop ...

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Chrysler Can Fix Recalled Jeeps Faster Than Expected

July 17, 2014 11:51 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Chrysler can fix recalled Jeep SUVs far faster than U.S. safety regulators have predicted, the automaker told the government Wednesday. The development could end a spat between the automaker and the National Highway Traffic Safety ...  

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Using Google Glass to Steal Passwords

July 17, 2014 11:47 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Cyber forensics experts have developed a way to to steal passwords entered on a smartphone or tablet using Google Glass and other recording devices ...                

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