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The World's Largest Board Game

September 9, 2014 2:32 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Managing Editor, @melfass | Articles | Comments

As a kid, Mark Perez played the board game Mousetrap until he lost all the parts. He would then buy a new one, and start over. Now, he has reproduced his favorite childhood game at an extreme scale with the world’s largest Mousetrap ...


HotSpot: Battery-Free Pace Maker Adapts Power from Swiss Watches

September 9, 2014 2:25 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

This week on WDD’s HotSpot, brought to you by SanDisk:  Google’s Project Wing focuses on a drone delivery system that would bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. Google tested the self-flying vehicles ...


Global Market for Advanced Orthopedic Technology to Reach $42.2B in 2019

September 9, 2014 12:17 pm | by BCC Research | News | Comments

BCC Research reveals in its new report, Advanced Orthopedic Technologies, Implants and Regenerative Products, the global market for advanced orthopedic technology is anticipated to increase from $36.4 billion by 2014 to $42.2 billion ... 


The World's Smallest Breathalyzer

September 9, 2014 12:03 pm | by Elevator Communications | News | Comments

Nearly every day a record breaking crowdfunding campaign catches the attention of the world with new devices that meld the worlds of software with hardware. And one key player in this revolution is 3D printing. The DrinkMate project, now on ...


Social Robots to Work With Humans Within Rules

September 9, 2014 11:30 am | by AP / Powered by | Videos | Comments

The next generation of social robots will act within social rules attached to its role and impact the way humans interact with each other. The field is actually called cognitive robotics ...          


Advanced Technologies Vastly Improve MRI for Children

September 9, 2014 11:18 am | by National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering | News | Comments

Pediatric patients who could benefit greatly from an MRI of the abdomen, chest, or pelvis, often undergo CT scans instead. One reason is that in order to acquire a faithful MR image, patients must hold completely still while lying in a scanner ...


New Infrared Marker for Bio-Imaging

September 9, 2014 10:53 am | by German Research Centre for Environmental Health | News | Comments

The recently developed fluorescent protein Amrose is now being used for advanced near-IR imaging procedures. With the aid of a novel evolutionary platform technology, scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have developed this infrared ...


A Smart Fluorescent Antenna for Wi-Fi Applications

September 9, 2014 10:41 am | by Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) | News | Comments

A new invention uses ionized gas in fluorescent light tubes to transmit Internet wireless frequency signals throughout a building with the aid of already existing electrical wiring. Due to continuously evolving applications, the electronic ...


Electronic Nose Can Help Customize Asthma Treatment

September 9, 2014 10:32 am | by European Lung Foundation | News | Comments

An electronic nose can be used to successfully detect different sub-groups of asthmatic children, according to a new study. The new research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich on September ...


NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Makes Final Preparations for Mars

September 9, 2014 10:16 am | News | Comments

On Sept. 21, 2014, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft will complete roughly 10 months of travel and enter orbit around the Red Planet. The orbit-insertion maneuver will be carried out as the spacecraft approaches Mars ...


Photos of the Day: Photogrammetry Creates Detailed 3D Models

September 9, 2014 10:13 am | by Captured Dimensions | News | Comments

Captured Dimensions uses around 80 high definition cameras that give extreme detail in a quick round of photos. From there, a team of expert designers take the models and perfect the small details that may be too small to be printed ...


Electrospray Arrays Can Downsize Systems for Onsite Chemical Analysis

September 9, 2014 10:04 am | by Eric Bender, MIT Industrial Liaison Program | News | Comments

If you’re out in the field doing environmental testing, food checks, forensic work, or other chemical analysis, mass spectrometry is an extremely accurate detection tool with one huge drawback: You can lose days in sending samples back to ...


High Performance Industrial Servo Motors

September 9, 2014 10:01 am | by PD&D Staff | Electrocraft, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

ElectroCraft's RPP series of industrial servo motors features high performance and extremely low cogging for demanding servo applications. The RPP series features a range of encoder, brake, cable and integral connector ...


Economical Advanced Digital Servo Drives from Allied Motion

September 9, 2014 9:58 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The SXD 15 is the first in a new series of economical advanced digital servo drives from Allied Motion. The compact, modular unit can drive a DC brush, DC brushless or AC brushless motor requiring up to 1 kW of power ...


OMEGA Introduces M12 Temperature transmitter M12TX

September 9, 2014 9:53 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Omega has introduced the M12TX temperature transmitter. The probe is suitable for areas with space limitations where traditional head connections are too large to fit, such as in HVAC, automation, and industrial processing ...


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