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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 ...


'Robo Brain' Will Teach Robots Everything from the Internet

August 25, 2014 10:57 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Robo Brain – a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly available Internet resources – is currently downloading and processing about 1 billion images, 120,000 YouTube videos, and 100 million how-to documents and appliance ... 


Mini Satellites Take Wireless Sensor Networks into Space

August 25, 2014 10:48 am | by World Scientific | News | Comments

Engineers at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have successfully piloted the world's first ZigBee-based inter-satellite communication system.The team at the Satellite Research Centre launched the VELOX-I, which consists of a ...  


CMOS-Compatible Aluminum Used for On-Chip Color Detection

August 25, 2014 10:38 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

Rice University researchers have created a CMOS-compatible, biomimetic color photodetector that directly responds to red, green and blue light in much the same way the human eye does.The new device was created by researchers at Rice's Laboratory for ...


Marine Firm Enhances Safety, Reliability of Its Products Using PLM Software Solutions

August 25, 2014 10:36 am | by Siemens | Siemens Plm Software | Articles | Comments

In 2011, the first bulk cargo carrier measuring 260 meters in length and 43 meters in width docked at the PaxOcean shipyard in Zhoushan, marking the opening of operations at that location. Since then, the company has received orders to ...


Photos of the Day: The Life of the USS Saratoga, from 1956 to 2014

August 25, 2014 10:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Saratoga — named for the decisive battle of the American Revolution fought in upstate New York — was commissioned in 1956 and completed 22 deployments before it was decommissioned in 1994. It was off the coast of Cuba during the ...


USS Saratoga Carrier Heads to Scrap Yard

August 25, 2014 10:28 am | by Jennifer Mcdermott, Associated Press | News | Comments

The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga left its port in Rhode Island on Thursday for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped. The ship departed Naval Station Newport and made its way down Narragansett Bay to the ...


Baumer Releases New Bearingless Encoder

August 25, 2014 10:24 am | by PD&D Staff | Baumer Electric, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

Baumer has announced a new bearingless encoder for linear distance measurement. The MIL10 comprises a sensing head and an adhesive magnetic tape. The non-contact magnetic sensing method is wearfree and hence provides virtually unlimited ...


TI Introduces LDOs for Direct-to-Battery Automotive Applications

August 25, 2014 10:06 am | by PD&D Staff | Texas Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Broadening its large portfolio of low drop-out regulators, Texas Instruments has introduced 17 new AEC-Q100-qualified, high-voltage LDOs for automotive and industrial applications ... 


AutomationDirect Adds EtherNet/IP Support to Productivity3000 Controller

August 25, 2014 10:05 am | by PD&D Staff | Automationdirect | Product Releases | Comments

AutomationDirect has announced that the Productivity3000 controller now supports the ODVA’s EtherNet/IP as a standard protocol. Through its embedded Ethernet port, the P3-550 CPU can support EtherNet/IP configurable as a Scanner or ...



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