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New Saddle for Giant Bicycles Uses 3D Printing Technology

November 4, 2013 4:47 pm | by ZoomRP.com | Solid Concepts Inc. | Articles | Comments

If you don’t live in a parallel universe, then you’ve probably heard about 3D Printing. Lately, the technology has filled the news with toys, trinkets, and failures. But the technology does a lot more than print Yoda’s sexy giant ears. Giant has been using ...

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Microsoft Enters 20-Year Deal for Texas Wind Power

November 4, 2013 3:45 pm | by Ramit Plushnick, Associated Press | News | Comments

It takes a lot of energy to store all the data 1 billion people and 20 million businesses plug into their computers, phones, tablets, and gadgets. So as part of an effort to become carbon neutral, Microsoft Corp. has entered a 20-year ... 

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Google Glass Takes Multitasking to a Whole New Level

November 4, 2013 3:45 pm | by Julia Blaikie, WDD | Blogs | Comments

The newest fantasy-turned reality comes to us in the form of Google Glass, a computer headpiece which allows for hands-free operation of its camera and video, GPS, messaging, and countless other features designed to make life more ...  

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7 Critical Steps to Design, Make & Sell Your Own Products

November 4, 2013 3:30 pm | by Kylee Swenson Gordon | Articles | Comments

Cutting through the noise, Tech Crunch joked about 3D Printers selling out to the man. PCmag.com took a look at 10 printing projects that you can actually use. Forbes reported about the legal implications of 3D printing. And Fast Company ...

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Kickstarter of the Week: This Sensor Hacks Your Home

November 4, 2013 2:21 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

The wires in our homes are like a nervous system connecting every appliance in a central place. Except, there is no brain, no intelligence, according to Dr. Ali Kashani. This is where Neurio comes in, acting as ...     

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Gravity & the Robot Satellite Attitude Problem

November 4, 2013 1:41 pm | by Albert Ang, Inderscience Publishers | News | Comments

Using an in-orbit robot to capturing a malfunctioning satellite that is tumbling out of control is currently just a theoretical idea. Angel Flores-Abad and Ou Ma explain that capturing a non-cooperative tumbling object in space is ...   

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Solar Cells Utilize Thermal Radiation

November 4, 2013 1:38 pm | by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft | News | Comments

Thermal radiation from the sun is largely lost on most silicon solar cells. Up-converters transform the infrared radiation into usable light, however. Researchers have now for the first time successfully adapted this effect for use in ...  

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Home Automation of the Future, Today

November 4, 2013 1:37 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

“We have had electricity in our homes for 100 years, but we still operate it with buttons and switches,” says Dr. Ali Kashani, software lead at Energy Aware Technolgy. “Technology has changed so much of our lives, but our homes have ...

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Robots from Space Lead to One-Stop Breast Cancer Diagnosis

November 4, 2013 1:33 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

We may not be driving flying cars to work yet, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have a lot to be excited about from technology advances related to the space age. Instead of zipping past traffic jams, International Space Station-derived robotic capabilities are giving us a ...

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Sealed Indication Components for Harsh Environment Applications

November 4, 2013 1:30 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

VCC has expanded catalogue of sealed, panel mount indication components for harsh environment applications. Delivering up to NEMA 13 protection, the catalogue is ...

Thermoelectric Air Conditioners

November 4, 2013 1:27 pm | by PD&D Staff | Eic Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

EIC Solutions has expanded its line of ThermoTEC thermoelectric coolers with the addition of a high ambient temperature model. The new, high heat units are ...

Submersible Load Cell

November 4, 2013 1:24 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

tecsis LP now offers the Model XLD Submersible, a robust compression load cell specifically designed for use in wet, splash down, or fully submersed ...

Storage for Precision Tools

November 4, 2013 1:19 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Melmat is modernizing the case industry with the release of its new MelmatCase, a custom designed plastic case for the storage of precision tools, test equipment, lenses, gauges, and ...   

IEEE Launches ‘I Spy Ethernet IEEE 802.3’ Contest

November 4, 2013 12:54 pm | by IEEE | News | Comments

IEEE, the professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, has announced that the IEEE Standards Association is commemorating the 40th anniversary of Ethernet and the 30th anniversary of IEEE 802.3 ...   

Organic Lights and Solar Cells Straight from the Printer

November 4, 2013 12:23 pm | by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft | News | Comments

Flickering façades, curved monitors, flashing clothing, fluorescent wallpaper, flexible solar cells – and all printable. This is no make-believe vision of the future; it will soon be possible using a new printing process for ...  

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