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All-Electric BMW Truck Starts Work

July 6, 2015 | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

The BMW Group began using an all-electric semi-truck to transport vehicle components from the SCHERM group logistics center to the BMW plant in Munich on July 7, making it the ...

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Connect Sensors to the Cloud in Less Than 3 Minutes

July 7, 2015 4:00 pm | by Texas Instruments | Comments

Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced the next-generation SimpleLink SensorTag, a new development kit that enables quick integration of sensor data with wireless cloud connectivity ...


FLIR Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Digi-Key

July 7, 2015 3:53 pm | by Digi-Key | Comments

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with FLIR Systems Inc. to distribute Lepton series thermal imaging cameras ...


Toyota Executive Arrested in Japan to Be Released

July 7, 2015 3:47 pm | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | Comments

The American Toyota executive who was arrested in Japan last month on suspicion of drug law violations is expected to be released Wednesday without being prosecuted, according to ...


Industrial Robotics Market to Reach $44B by 2020

July 7, 2015 3:20 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

The Industrial Robotics market will flourish in the coming years, according to a report from U.S. market intelligence firm Transparency Market Research (TMR), which forecasts a $44.4 billion market value by 2020 ...


3D Printed Car Design Contest Winner Revealed

July 7, 2015 3:11 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

Local Motors announced the winner of its Redacted Challenge community contest today, showing the vehicle design that will become the first highway-ready car made using Direct Digital Manufacturing ...


Making the Maker Movement Accessible

July 7, 2015 2:09 pm | by National Science Foundation | Comments

3D printing is often lauded for its ability to create assistive technologies for those who are differently abled. The "Iron Man" arm, created by Albert Manero and his team from the University of ...


Conference Program Announced for 2015 R&D 100 Awards & Conference

July 7, 2015 2:03 pm | by R&D 100 Awards & Technology Conference | Comments

Advantage Business Media’s R&D Magazine, sponsor of the R&D 100 Awards, has announced the full conference agenda for the R&D 100 Technology Conference to be held ...


Could Black Phosphorus Be the Next Silicon?

July 7, 2015 1:53 pm | by McGill University | Comments

As scientists continue to hunt for a material that will make it possible to pack more transistors on a chip, new research from McGill University and Université de Montréal adds to evidence that black ...


Technology That Leaps Out of Your Screen

July 7, 2015 1:48 pm | by European Commission, CORDIS | Comments

Today we live in a world of flat-screen displays we use all day – whether it’s the computer in the office, a smartphone on the train home, the TV or iPad on the couch in the evening. The world we live in ...


Tamper-Detecting Seal Is Tough to Fool

July 7, 2015 1:43 pm | by Sandia National Laboratories | Comments

A critical area of security is ensuring that something inside a container stays there. Sandia National Laboratories has made the job easier with an innovative technology that ...


Army Breakthrough in Solar Cell Research Results in Patent

July 7, 2015 1:36 pm | by Nikki Montgomery, AMRDEC Public Affairs | Comments

U.S. Army researchers have developed a tiny photovoltaic solar cell for the conversion of light energy into electrical energy that it resulted in a patent. The patent reveals a new kind of photovoltaic ...


HoloLens Funding Available to Winning Researchers

July 7, 2015 1:35 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

The HoloLens has been making waves lately as one of the front-runners of augmented reality. Now, Microsoft is making the technology available to chosen academic institutions in the United States ...


Tiny Wires Could Provide a Big Energy Boost

July 7, 2015 1:28 pm | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | Comments

Wearable electronic devices for health and fitness monitoring are a rapidly growing area of consumer electronics; one of their biggest limitations is the capacity of their tiny batteries to ...


DoD Awards $372M for Humvees

July 7, 2015 1:22 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Comments

​The U.S. Department of Defense awarded a consignment of work contracts Monday, highlighted by a $372.9 million Army contract to AM General, which includes options for 2,082 Humvees ...


Lockheed Center Improves Satellite Sensing & Communication Tech

July 7, 2015 12:45 pm | by Lockheed Martin | Comments

A new development center will advance satellite sensing and communication technologies, broadly known as Radio Frequency (RF) payloads, at the Lockheed Martin facility in Denver ...



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