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Revizto 3.0 Launched at Autodesk University 2014

December 12, 2014 12:30 pm | by Revizto | News | Comments

A new version of Revizto 3.0, a visual collaboration software for AEC industry, was officially released at Autodesk University in Las Vegas on December 2-4 2014. Revizto as a part of BIM process is used through the whole project lifecycle ...


New Theory Could Yield More-Flexible Digital Communication

December 12, 2014 11:31 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Communication protocols for digital devices are very efficient but also very brittle: They require information to be specified in a precise order with a precise number of bits. If sender and receiver — say, a computer and a printer — are off by even ...


Insulation Defect Among 3 Design Fails This Week

December 12, 2014 11:30 am | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

Today in recalls, insulation defects are leading to electrical shock, Lenovo power cords are melting, and stadium seats are failing ...                  


Today in Engineering History: A Transatlantic First

December 12, 2014 11:25 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | News | Comments

Today in engineering history, a transatlantic first and a General Motors phase out ...                           


Heat Resistant Stainless Steel Paint Withstands up to 1,200°F

December 12, 2014 11:13 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Dampney Company has announced a new ready-to-use, high-heat stainless steel paint that will not discolor, chip, crack, or peel at temperatures up to 1200°F. Dampney Thurmalox 282 stainless steel paint is suitable for applications such as ...

Enclosed Starters in NEMA 4 Metallic Enclosures

December 12, 2014 11:02 am | by PD&D Staff | Carlo Gavazzi Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

CARLO GAVAZZI has announced the launch of their CGP Series Enclosed Motor Starters. The CGP Series are housed in a NEMA 4 metallic enclosures (NEMA 4X non-metallic enclosures are available upon request). The CGP Series are available for ...

Ha-VIS LOCFIELD Antenna Creates New Possibilities in RFID Deployment

December 12, 2014 10:51 am | by PD&D Staff | Harting, Inc. Of North America | Product Releases | Comments

HARTING's new Ha-VIS LOCFIELD travelling wave UHF antenna makes it possible to create a passive RFID reading zone with a single antenna for applications like smart shelving systems, wireless sensor networks, door and window pass ...

Design Win of the Week

December 12, 2014 10:03 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

Each week the Product Design & Development staff scours the internet for design engineering news, research, and updates. This week, Apple’s legal troubles won the company the title of loser of the week, while …     


Ferrari Looks to Burnish Brand Value

December 12, 2014 9:54 am | by Colleen Barry, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Ferrari's sleek sports cars and souped-up Formula 1 racing machines have made the prancing horse logo among the world's most powerful brands. Now, as the company prepares for a public listing, it wants to cash in on the cachet ...   


The Future of Breast Cancer Screening

December 12, 2014 9:46 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

In 1965, French radiologist Charles Gros built the first X-ray machine dedicated to screening breasts and effectively launched mammography as a viable breast cancer test. The machine, which was built by Thomson CGR, used a special ...  


Company Awarded $21M Contract for Destroyers

December 12, 2014 9:44 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Bath Iron Works has been awarded a $21 million contract to continue work on a class of U.S. Navy destroyers. U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree said in a statement Thursday night that it was a modification ...        


Tunnel Repair Rattles Residents

December 12, 2014 9:41 am | by Martha Bellisle, Associated Press | News | Comments

Each time Mike Petrone wrestles the newly stuck door open and heads to the basement underneath J&M Cafe in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square, he finds a new crack, a new leak, deeper sinking of a concrete walkway ...    


High-Speed Internet on its Way to More Schools

December 12, 2014 9:37 am | by Anne Flaherty, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Federal Communications Commission agreed Thursday to dramatically boost spending to bring high-speed Internet access to schools and libraries in poor or rural areas, a move that would likely increase Americans' phone bills by about ...


Gangnam Becomes Hot Spot for Korean Startups

December 12, 2014 9:33 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The uber-trendy Seoul neighborhood made famous by the "Gangnam Style" K-pop hit is known for status-conscious people, plastic surgery clinics and Ivy League prep schools. Now it's making a name as a bustling center for tech startups ...  


Chrysler Expands Air Bag Recall

December 12, 2014 9:31 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall for air bags that could explode with too much force. The latest expansion covers the Ram pickup from the ...     



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