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Boeing Phantom Works Eyes Laser-Toting UAVS

May 27, 2015 | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

Boeing’s Phantom Works president Darryl Davis expects a lot out of the team’s stratospheric Phantom Eye UAV ...

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Ford Releases Electric Car Patents to Competitors

May 28, 2015 4:41 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

Ford is making the plans for its electric cars available for purchase in order to foster industry-wide research. Patents available for purchase include a method and apparatus for battery charge balancing ...


Creaform Releases New Functionalities for 3D Scan-to-CAD Software

May 28, 2015 4:35 pm | by Creaform | Comments

Creaform has released the new VXmodel, its 3D scan data post-treatment software module, fully integrated in VXelements 4.0. It provides the simplest and fastest path from scans to your computer-aided design or additive ...


EAGLE Users Help Define New Release of EAGLE V7.3

May 28, 2015 4:26 pm | by CadSoft Computer | Comments

CadSoft Computer has released an update to its popular PCB design software. EAGLE Version 7.3 includes many improvements and enhancements based on users’ input. “Our users’ feedback is extremely important when ...


GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services Announces Facility Expansion

May 28, 2015 4:15 pm | by GPI Prototype | Comments

GPI Prototype, located in Lake Bluff, IL, recently announced the completion of a facility expansion to double office space, accommodating new staff brought in to handle the rapid growth experienced at GPI ...


MUNIN Project Results to be Presented at European Events

May 28, 2015 3:42 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

Members of the MUNIN project will be sharing the results of the venture during two upcoming events ...


NFL Team Using Drones to Film Practice

May 28, 2015 1:55 pm | by Jacob Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

Companies in a wide range of industries are increasingly looking to drones as a way of producing a better product ...


Lockheed Completes Assembly of NASA's InSight Mars Lander

May 28, 2015 12:39 pm | by Lockheed Martin | Comments

Lockheed Martin has assembled NASA’s InSight Mars spacecraft, which is now undergoing environmental testing at the company’s Space Systems facilities near Denver. InSight is NASA’s next mission to Mars and will be the ...


Non-Traditional Roboticists to Help Bolster National Security

May 28, 2015 12:33 pm | by DARPA | Comments

The past 10 years have seen an explosion of robotics advances from small businesses and individuals, thanks in part to lower manufacturing costs and the global rise of community workshops such as makerspaces and ...


Yellow Submarine Will Produce Tidal Electricity

May 28, 2015 12:23 pm | by GE Reports | Comments

Most people might still consider the idea of using tides to generate electricity as outlandish as a trip to the moon. But starting this year, the concept is quickly becoming reality. “We went to the moon 46 years ago ...


Volvo Recalls 200 New XC90s for Airbag Issues

May 28, 2015 12:04 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

Volvo is recalling about 200 2016 XC90s due to a potential issue with an electric wire harness which could prevent the front seat airbags from functioning as intended ...


Key Reaction Mechanism Behind Sodium-Oxygen Battery Discovered

May 28, 2015 11:58 am | by University of Waterloo | Comments

Chemists at the University of Waterloo have discovered the key reaction that takes place in sodium-air batteries that could pave the way for development of the so-called holy grail of electrochemical energy storage ...


Breakthrough Heralds Super-Efficient Light-Based Computers

May 28, 2015 11:53 am | by Stanford School of Engineering | Comments

Stanford electrical engineer Jelena Vuckovic wants to make computers faster and more efficient by reinventing how they send data back and forth between chips, where the work is done. In computers today, data is ...


Autonomous Robots Divvy Up Assembly Tasks on the Fly

May 28, 2015 11:49 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | Comments

Today’s industrial robots are remarkably efficient — as long as they’re in a controlled environment where everything is exactly where they expect it to be. But put them in an unfamiliar setting, where they have to think for ...


Spinning a New Version of Silk

May 28, 2015 11:42 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | Comments

After years of research decoding the complex structure and production of spider silk, researchers have now succeeded in producing samples of this exceptionally strong and resilient material in the laboratory. The new ...


Boeing Avionics Facility to Enhance ROKAF Readiness, Affordability

May 28, 2015 11:31 am | by Boeing | Comments

Boeing has formally opened a new avionics maintenance and repair center in the Yeongcheon Industry District of Daegu-Gyeongbuk Free Economic Zone. The 10,000 square-foot facility will test and repair aircraft electrical ...



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