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EAGLE Users Help Define New Release of EAGLE V7.3

May 28, 2015 4:26 pm | by CadSoft Computer | News | Comments

CadSoft Computer has released an update to its popular PCB design software. EAGLE Version 7.3 includes many improvements and enhancements based on users’ input. “Our users’ feedback is extremely important when ...


GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services Announces Facility Expansion

May 28, 2015 4:15 pm | by GPI Prototype | News | Comments

GPI Prototype, located in Lake Bluff, IL, recently announced the completion of a facility expansion to double office space, accommodating new staff brought in to handle the rapid growth experienced at GPI ...


Spacecraft of the Week: Dragon Capsule

May 28, 2015 4:14 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

On May 6, SpaceX’s Dragon v2 completed its first launch pad abort test. It was a successful experiment to show what the Crew Dragon can do when something goes wrong ...


Advanced Manufacturing Canada

May 28, 2015 4:03 pm | by SME | Events

As advanced manufacturing technologies are enabling companies to manufacture goods faster, better and cheaper – four industry organizations are bringing government, academia and businesses together to educate and promote the future of manufacturing ...


Google Introduces IoT Platform

May 28, 2015 3:45 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

As predicted over the last few days, Google announced its own IoT system at the I/O press conference today. The system, called Brillo, is an Android-based network that uses a proprietary language called Google Weave ...


MUNIN Project Results to be Presented at European Events

May 28, 2015 3:42 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Members of the MUNIN project will be sharing the results of the venture during two upcoming events ...


Store Service Allows Customers to 3D Print Figurines of Themselves

May 28, 2015 2:55 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

United Kingdom-based supermarket chain Asda now offers a 3D printing service which enables its customers to make figurine versions of themselves ...


Today in Engineering History: First Steam Vessel Navigates Lake Erie

May 28, 2015 2:32 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, May 28, 1818, the Walk-in-the-Water became the first steamboat to navigate Lake Erie. She was launched from the mouth of Scajaquada creek. The vessel was 135 feet long, 32 feet wide ...


NFL Team Using Drones to Film Practice

May 28, 2015 1:55 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Companies in a wide range of industries are increasingly looking to drones as a way of producing a better product ...


GoPro Sets Sights on Drones

May 28, 2015 12:45 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman has announced that the company will make its own quadcopter drones ...


Lockheed Completes Assembly of NASA's InSight Mars Lander

May 28, 2015 12:39 pm | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

Lockheed Martin has assembled NASA’s InSight Mars spacecraft, which is now undergoing environmental testing at the company’s Space Systems facilities near Denver. InSight is NASA’s next mission to Mars and will be the ...


Non-Traditional Roboticists to Help Bolster National Security

May 28, 2015 12:33 pm | by DARPA | News | Comments

The past 10 years have seen an explosion of robotics advances from small businesses and individuals, thanks in part to lower manufacturing costs and the global rise of community workshops such as makerspaces and ...


Yellow Submarine Will Produce Tidal Electricity

May 28, 2015 12:23 pm | by GE Reports | News | Comments

Most people might still consider the idea of using tides to generate electricity as outlandish as a trip to the moon. But starting this year, the concept is quickly becoming reality. “We went to the moon 46 years ago ...


Volvo Recalls 200 New XC90s for Airbag Issues

May 28, 2015 12:04 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Volvo is recalling about 200 2016 XC90s due to a potential issue with an electric wire harness which could prevent the front seat airbags from functioning as intended ...


Key Reaction Mechanism Behind Sodium-Oxygen Battery Discovered

May 28, 2015 11:58 am | by University of Waterloo | News | Comments

Chemists at the University of Waterloo have discovered the key reaction that takes place in sodium-air batteries that could pave the way for development of the so-called holy grail of electrochemical energy storage ...



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