The Leading Source for Design Engineering News & Insight
Subscribe to Product Design & Development All
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Design Daily

Drones Speed Through FPV Obstacle Course in U.K.

July 27, 2015 4:00 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Drone enthusiasts recently flew their UAVs through the UK’s first-purpose built first person view quadcopter racecourse in an attempt to demonstrate their piloting prowess. The race, which took place at a park...


China Plans 'Knight Rider' EV

July 27, 2015 3:40 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Could the Tesla Model 3 be unveiled next year? An ongoing rumor has it that the more affordable Tesla might be revealed in March, but there are some new tidbits too: it could have a range of 200 miles and go from 0...


Boeing Satellite to Improve Military Bandwidth by 17 Percent

July 27, 2015 2:44 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. military and other allied forces will soon receive 17 percent more secure communications bandwidth from Boeing’s seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite, thanks to a payload upgrade ...


What If All Cars Were Electric?

July 27, 2015 2:28 pm | by Anne-Muriel Brouet, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne | News | Comments

A century ago, Switzerland decided to electrify its railways. Out went coal, coal pollution and energy dependency. Today, what about switching all our cars over to electricity? The air would be ...


Superfast Fluorescence Sets New Speed Record

July 27, 2015 2:16 pm | by Duke University | News | Comments

Researchers have developed an ultrafast light-emitting device that can flip on and off 90 billion times a second and could form the basis of optical computing ...


Researchers Predict Material with Record-Setting Melting Point

July 27, 2015 2:10 pm | by Brown University | News | Comments

Using powerful computer simulations, researchers from Brown University have identified a material with a higher melting point than any known substance ...


New Material Opens Possibilities for Super-Long-Acting Pills

July 27, 2015 12:45 pm | by Kevin Leonardi, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Medical devices designed to reside in the stomach have a variety of applications, including prolonged drug delivery, electronic monitoring, and weight-loss intervention. However ...


Lockheed Receives $1.5B Missile Interceptor Deal

July 27, 2015 12:23 pm | by Lockheed Martin | News | Comments

United States and allied military forces are set to upgrade key missile defense capabilities under a new $1.5 billion contract for production and delivery of Patriot Advanced ...


Ground Testing for F-35 Gun Conducted

July 27, 2015 12:19 pm | by Rebecca Amber, 412th Test Wing | News | Comments

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force is in the process of testing the F-35A Lightning II’s newest munitions asset, a four-barrel Gatling gun that fires 25 mm rounds known as the GAU-22/A ...


Air Force Launches Seventh WGS Satellite

July 27, 2015 12:09 pm | by James Spellman, Jr., Space and Missile Systems Center Public Affairs | News | Comments

Featuring a newly uprated Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-68A main engine for the first time on a rocket of its kind, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium+ (5, 4) vehicle with a more than 16-foot ...


Smart Hydrogel Coating Creates 'Stick-Slip' Control of Capillary Action

July 27, 2015 11:59 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Coating the inside of glass microtubes with a polymer hydrogel material dramatically alters the way capillary forces draw water into the tiny structures, researchers have found ...


Superfast Network Can Sync Machines Across the Continent

July 27, 2015 11:52 am | by Mike Keller, GE Reports | News | Comments

On July 16, one pendulum started to swing in Niskayuna, N.Y. Nearly 3,000 miles away, in San Jose, Calif., another weight hung from a fixed point also oscillated back and forth ...

DoD to Award $180M Contract for Missiles

July 27, 2015 11:49 am | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced a number of work contracts on Friday, highlighted by a $180 million deal with Raytheon Missile Systems for the obtainment of standoff missile systems ...


Today in Engineering History: De Havilland Comet Makes First Test Flight

July 27, 2015 11:34 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, July 27, 1949, the world’s first production commercial jetliner made its maiden test flight in England. The British de Havilland DH 106 Comet prototype took off from ...


Boeing Plans to Maintain Super Hornet Line Production

July 27, 2015 11:07 am | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Recent developments have encouraged Boeing to consider keeping its F-18 Hornet production line open to Navy and international sales. The company’s hopefulness has been fueled by ...



You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.