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MIT Explores How Wearbles Change Business

February 25, 2015 9:43 am | by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Today’s most innovative technologies and tech-driven ideas — such as wearable electronics, the “Internet of things,” big data, and crowdsourcing — are forever changing the way we connect to one another and conduct business ...  


Astronauts Take 2nd Spacewalk for Cable, Lube Job

February 25, 2015 9:38 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

NASA astronauts ventured back outside the International Space Station on Wednesday for more cable work and a lube job. It was the second spacewalk in five days for Butch Wilmore and Terry Virts. In all, three spacewalks ...    


Showing Off Cardboard on the Fashion Runway

February 25, 2015 9:34 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

For the first time, visitors to London’s Fashion Week could browse a new collection in virtual reality with Google Cardboard. River Island, a London-based fashion brand, unveiled an app at Fashion Week that synchs up with ...   


Russia to Keep Its Part of Space Station after Its Duty Ends

February 25, 2015 9:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Russia's space agency expects the International Space Station to stay in orbit through 2024, and plans to create its own space outpost with its segment of the station after that. Roscosmos' scientific council concluded Tuesday that ...  


Infographic: Electrical Experiments That Furthered Innovations

February 25, 2015 9:29 am | by Ohio University’s Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program | News | Comments

While most of society knows of electricity, few know the path electricity had to take to enter our daily modern world. The electrical research event most people know of is Benjamin Franklin’s Kite & Key. The legend goes that Benjamin Franklin ...


University Invests $56M In Entrepreneurs

February 25, 2015 9:19 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

Chalmers University of Technology is investing $56 million to combine its two successful business incubators into one program designed to support Swedish entrepreneurs. The new Venture Creation group combines and scales up ...   


NASA, Orbital ATK Preparing Solid Rocket Booster Avionics

February 25, 2015 8:59 am | by NASA | News | Comments

A pretty strand of lights can quickly turn into a pain when one electrical short takes the twinkle out of the whole brigade. An arduous process begins of checking each bulb to figure out which one may be the blackout mea culpa. NASA and ...


Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Available from RS Components & Allied Electronics

February 24, 2015 5:16 pm | by RS Components | News | Comments

Raspberry Pi 2 incorporates the Broadcom BCM2836 application processor, containing a powerful ARM Cortex-A7 quad-core CPU running at 800MHz. This new processor makes the Raspberry Pi 2 more than six times more powerful than the first ...


Solidscape & LSR Unveil New Prototype Process

February 24, 2015 5:07 pm | by Solidscape, Inc. | News | Comments

Solidscape, Inc. and LSR's Design Studio, are excited to announce disruptive new prototype processes that will speed time to market. By combining Solidscape's high precision printing with LSR's silicone or metal mold making process ...  


Tele2 Partnering with Aerea

February 24, 2015 5:01 pm | by Tele2 | News | Comments

Tele2 AB, (Tele2), and the Dutch company Aerea have announced that they are entering into a Machine-to-Machine/Internet of Things (M2M/IoT) partnership in the Netherlands, thereby broadening their connectivity portfolios. The partnership ...


NASA Announces Winning Ideas for Mars Balance Mass Challenge

February 24, 2015 3:00 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

A member of the public with an idea to study the Martian atmosphere and a team with a way to study Martian weather are the winners of NASA’s Mars Balance Mass Challenge. Ted Ground of Rising Star, Texas, was awarded $20,000 for his idea to ...


Today in Engineering History: Hudson Motor Car Company Founded

February 24, 2015 2:52 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

On this day in history, 1909, the Hudson Motor Car Company was founded by eight Detroit businessmen. Among them was department store owner Joseph L. Hudson who mainly funded the venture. Within one year of its founding, Hudson ...  


Stratasys Combines Three 3D Printing Groups

February 24, 2015 12:13 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

3D printing has helped recreate dinosaurs and put on Katy Perry concerts, while competition between relatively new companies heats up. Stratasys is moving forward by combining three companies, Solid Concepts, Harvest Technologies and RedEye, into ...


NIST Awards $26M to Support Manufacturing in 10 States

February 24, 2015 12:09 pm | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced the award of new cooperative agreements to 10 nonprofit organizations and universities to manage Hollings Manufacturing Extension ...  


Meet SPAWAR's New Chief Engineer

February 24, 2015 12:05 pm | by Tina C. Stillions & Krishna M. Jackson, SPAWAR Public Affairs | News | Comments

Rear Adm. John W. Ailes is chief engineer (CHENG) for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). His background includes ballistic missile defense, combat system development and multiple tours on cruisers and destroyers ...  



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