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Bringing Voices Back to Phones

September 23, 2014 12:35 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones. His mission began more than two years ago as Ozzie noticed people were increasingly communicating through texts, emails and ...   


NASA Administrator to Participate in High-Flying STEM Education Event

September 22, 2014 4:37 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will give remarks at the launch of the world’s first “flying classroom” - an innovative program to inspire and engage students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education ...  


Graphene Flaws Key to Creating 'Electronic Nose'

September 22, 2014 2:59 pm | by Jeanne Galatzer-Levy, University of Illinois at Chicago | News | Comments

Researchers have discovered a way to create a highly sensitive chemical sensor based on the crystalline flaws in graphene sheets. The imperfections have unique electronic properties that the researchers were able to exploit to increase ...


Dynapar Sensor Sets Its Sights on Agriculture

September 22, 2014 2:34 pm | Danaher Controls - Dynapar | Product Releases | Comments

Dynapar has announced the RR25, a rotary speed sensor targeting agricultural applications in the Off-Highway Vehicle market. The sensor utilizes proven Hall-IC technology to provide reliable service in the Ag industry’s demanding environment ...


NC Software Adds Improvements to MANUALplus Lathe Control

September 22, 2014 2:09 pm | by PD&D Staff | Heidenhain Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

HEIDENHAIN has announced the newest software and hardware for its contouring control for CNCs and cycle lathes, the MANUALplus 620. The MANUALplus 620 control is compact, and it is characterized by its simple ...


Inklynk Software Introduces Optymo 4.2

September 22, 2014 1:32 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Inlynk has announced the latest version of Optymo (Optymo 4.2), a software designed to bridge the gap between engineering and operations. Optymo addresses some challenges in the electronics industry, such as controlling the complexity ...


Digital Power Tech, Innovation for the Smart Grid & Advances in Energy Harvesting

September 22, 2014 1:07 pm | by Darnell Group | Events

Now part of Darnell's Energy Summit, Darnell's Power Forum (DPF) is an exciting international event that focuses on "advancing power technologies that matter" for the successful development of next-generation power systems. There is ...


Fastening Technology & Bolted/Screwed Joint Design

September 22, 2014 12:43 pm | by Seminars for Engineers | Events

This two-day seminar was developed to give engineers and other technical personnel a better understanding of the complexities of mechanical joining with fasteners. Insufficient guidelines and outdated information can lead to ...


IBARMIA & REDEX Alliance Proves Successful

September 22, 2014 12:27 pm | by REDEX | News | Comments

In the last ten years, the success of IBARMIA, a Basque firm manufacturing innovative machining centres for different sectors, is thanks to REDEX, who has provided the company with rack and pinion systems for the X-axis of their ...  


Germanium Tin for Cheaper Smartphones

September 22, 2014 11:48 am | by University of Arkansas, Fayetteville | News | Comments

Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have fabricated a new semiconductor material - germanium tin deposited in layers on a substrate of silicon - that could be used to build better and less expensive infrared ...   


Mouser Launches Electronics High Voltage Technology Site

September 22, 2014 11:38 am | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics has announced the introduction of their new High Voltage Components Technology site. Mouser's new technology site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in this ...   


Optomec Names New French Distributor

September 22, 2014 11:27 am | by Optomec | News | Comments

Optomec has announced that it has signed an agreement with Multistation SAs to be its representative in France for its LENS family of 3D Metal Printers. The versatile printers and print engines are used to cost-effectively repair, rework and ...


ZEBRA Bracelet Strengthens Computer Security

September 22, 2014 11:10 am | by Darmouth College | News | Comments

In a big step for securing critical information systems, such as medical records in clinical settings, Dartmouth College researchers have created a new approach to computer security that authenticates users continuously while they ...  


New RFID Tech Helps Robots Find Household Objects

September 22, 2014 10:57 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Mobile robots could be much more useful in homes, if they could locate people, places and objects. Today's robots usually see the world with cameras and lasers, which have difficulty reliably recognizing things and can miss objects that ...


Rexroth's GoTo Products App Version 4.0 Supports Customers Throughout North America

September 22, 2014 10:34 am | by Bosch Rexroth | News | Comments

Bosch Rexroth has just released version 4.0 of its popular GoTo Products app, a convenient mobile app for customers of Rexroth’s GoTo Focused Delivery Program. The latest version, available for iPad, iPhone and Android devices, now offers ...



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