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DoD's Cyber Strategy Being Backed by Northrop Grumman

April 24, 2015 2:44 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced its new cyber strategy on Thursday and Northrop Grumman has already voiced its support ...


Shocking Shark Among 4 Design Fails This Week

April 24, 2015 2:26 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

Euro-Pro is recalling its Shark vacuums cleaners due to a shock hazard. The company has received 62 reports of incidents in which ...


Testing the Apple Watch, Inside & Out

April 24, 2015 2:05 pm | by Megan Crouse Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | Round Ups | Comments

Apple Watch day is here. App developers are gearing up, with options already available and games being developed for the new platform. Apple Watch may take a moment to unbox, but its fans have wasted no time getting acquainted ...


Army Tech Supports In-Flight Communications, Expeditionary Command Posts

April 24, 2015 1:38 pm | by Amy Walker, Staff Writer for PEO C3T | News | Comments

The Army is delivering new technologies to the Global Response Force, or GRF, that will help transform the concept of a command post from a stationary, tented shelter to a mobile enabler for expeditionary mission command ...


Infographic: By the Numbers: GM Lawsuits, Costs

April 24, 2015 1:30 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

This past Thursday (April 24) GM released its first-quarter earnings for 2015. Additionally, new information was filed pertaining to the company’s massive recall ...


Sending Robotic Ultrasounds Between New York & Chicago

April 24, 2015 1:28 pm | by The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine | News | Comments

A new clinical trial is testing the feasibility and efficiency of a doctor in New York City remotely performing long-distance, tele-robotic ultrasound exams over the Internet on patients in Chicago. The pioneering study is a research ...


World's First Electric Taxi for the Tropics Designed

April 24, 2015 1:20 pm | by Nanyang Technological University | News | Comments

The world's first electric taxi for tropical megacities has been launched. Named EVA, the electric taxi is built by TUM CREATE, a collaboration between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and one of Europe's top universities ...


IoT Could Be Hobbled By Lack of Consumer Awareness

April 24, 2015 1:19 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

The majority of Americans don’t have aren’t family with the Internet of Things or what it encompasses and that is a problem according to research ...


Graphene Brings 3D Holograms Clearer & Closer

April 24, 2015 1:15 pm | by Griffith University | News | Comments

From mobile phones and computers to television, cinema and wearable devices, the display of full colour, wide-angle, 3D holographic images is moving ever closer to fruition, thanks to international research featuring Griffith University ...


4D Printing Tech Takes 3D Printing to a New Level

April 24, 2015 1:11 pm | by ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science | News | Comments

4D printing is unfolding as technology that takes 3D printing to an entirely new level. The fourth dimension is time, shape shifting in fact, and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) at the University of ...


Engineering of the Viking Age

April 24, 2015 1:04 pm | by The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) | Videos | Comments

At the Big Bang Fair 2015, IET talked to SV Educational Services to find out what great engineering advancements caused the Vikings to be such a violent and dominating force ...


CAD Market Returns to Growth; Reaches $8B in 2014

April 24, 2015 12:57 pm | by Jon Peddie Research | News | Comments

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has announced the completion of the CAD market study with historical data and forecasts. JPR’s CAD Report tracks suppliers of CAD software and related products and has done so for over 15 years ...


New Taser System Among 5 Patents This Week

April 24, 2015 12:25 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | Blogs | Comments

This patent, assigned to TASER International, cites the desirability to improve the accuracy with which Taser electrodes strike a target, and the need for a user interface capable of multiple functions ...


'Flora' Hoodie Lights Up with Actual Flowers

April 24, 2015 11:59 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

This spring flower-covered hoodie isn’t just decorative: lights inside the flowers display different colors and flashes depending on the weather ...


Today in Engineering History: 17th Century Warship Salvaged

April 24, 2015 11:45 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, April 24, 1961, the 17th century Swedish warship Vasa, which sunk 1,300 meters into her maiden voyage in 1628, was salvaged. The ship was commissioned by Swedish King Gustav II Adolf in 1625, and she was ...



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