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Displays from the Big Screen: Motion Sensor Systems from Hollywood

July 24, 2014 5:36 pm | by Gus Breiland, Customer Service Engineer Manager, Proto Labs | Articles | Comments

Imagine being surrounded by the imagery of your dreams on a panoramic display. Now imagine being able to manipulate these images by pointing directly at them, like a conductor leading an orchestra of pixels. It sounds like something ...  

Engineering Newswire 100: Darth Vader Car Built on a Corvette Chassis

July 24, 2014 11:36 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re building the world’s largest 3D printer, making eSkin...

Commercializing the First Direct-Diode Laser Bright Enough to Cut, Weld Metal

July 24, 2014 11:23 am | by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Diode lasers — used in laser pointers, barcode scanners, DVD players, and other low-power...

Hexagon Acquires Vero Software

July 22, 2014 5:04 pm | by Hexagon AB | News | Comments

Hexagon AB, a global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies, has...

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Changing 3D Printing, Again

July 22, 2014 9:10 am | by Chris Fox, Editor | Articles | Comments

Additive manufacturing has its limits, and even the best printed parts often fall short when it comes to texture, strength, and precision — not to mention the disappointments that often precipitate from desktop 3D printers ...   

Mouser Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Cosel

July 18, 2014 1:12 pm | by Mouser Electronics | Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics has entered into a global distribution agreement with Cosel, a power supply manufacturer. Cosel’s product portfolio includes high-quality, ultra small size AC‑DC switching supplies, state-of the-art technology ...  

3D Print Your Creations Directly from Autodesk Meshmixer with Sculpteo

July 18, 2014 1:05 pm | by Sculpteo | Autodesk Inc | News | Comments

For 3D creators there’s exciting news from Sculpteo since users will now be able to leverage Autodesk Meshmixer as a 3D printing center for their 3D files. Autodesk Meshmixer is a free tool that makes it easier for users to modify, mashup ...


Fully Functioning Rapid Prototype Parts

July 17, 2014 2:51 pm | Videos | Comments

Synergeering Group, LLC is a direct service provider of their exclusive, RapidNylon; large, fully functioning rapid prototype parts, produced directly from your CAD in just days. RapidNylon prototype parts are used during development phases ...

What Would You Print?

July 15, 2014 2:36 pm | by Chris Fox, Editor | Blogs | Comments

We have all come to the understanding that as 3D printing is becoming more prevalent in the mainstream consumer market, it is becoming even more ubiquitous in the engineering office (if it wasn’t already necessary). Even with this insight ...

Stratasys Completes Acquisition of Solid Concepts

July 15, 2014 11:11 am | by Stratasys | News | Comments

Stratasys announced the acquisitions of Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies on April 2, 2014, and will combine Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies with RedEye, its existing digital manufacturing service business, to establish ...

Hurco Files CNC-Based 3D Printing U.S. Patent Application

July 15, 2014 10:49 am | by Hurco | News | Comments

Hurco Companies, Inc. has announced the company recently filed a U.S. patent application for new technology combining 3D printing and CNC machining. "We designed an additive manufacturing adapter that, in combination with proprietary ...

Improving the Crashworthiness of Railcars

July 14, 2014 5:02 pm | by Dassault Systemes | Dassault Systems Of America | Articles | Comments

In the early 20th century, a strange spectator sport flourished in America: train crashing. They were so popular that one man, Joe “Head-on” Connolly, staged 73 crashes (destroying 146 trains) between 1896 and 1932 at state fairs and other ...


Virtual Finger Enables Researchers to Navigate 3D Images

July 11, 2014 12:17 pm | by Steven Cooper, Edelman Public Relations | News | Comments

Researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new way to digitally navigate three-dimensional images. The new technology, called Virtual Finger, allows scientists to move through digital images of small structures like neurons and ...    

Engineering Newswire 98: Airbus Details Windowless Cockpit of the Future

July 10, 2014 10:51 am | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

Today on engineering newswire, we’re going autonomous with army caravans, seeing the world without any windows, and 3D printing on the fly ...                 

How to Drive Innovation & Collaboration in Engineering

July 8, 2014 11:35 am | by Louise Rainone, Vice President of Marketing, PCDworks | Blogs | Comments

What happens when you bring 1,500 software and hardware entrepreneurs and thought leaders to San Francisco to talk about the future of the Internet of Things? Complete and udder excitement about the future of our connected world ...  

3D Printing Helps Internet-Enabled Wireless Headphones Design Win Recognition

July 7, 2014 4:43 pm | by Stratasys Ltd. | News | Comments

Stratasys Ltd. has announced that British product design house, Ignitec, has designed and manufactured a new generation of wireless headphones for technology start-up and luxury goods company Audiowings, using its Stratasys ...   

Engineering Newswire 97: Dragon Chopper Burns Down the Highway

July 2, 2014 1:31 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re redressing a McLaren street car for the race track, making the virtual supercar a reality, and making dragons out of motorcycles with Orange County Choppers ...        


Ultra-Low Loss Materials for 100 Gigabit Ethernet Applications

July 2, 2014 11:11 am | by Isola | News | Comments

Isola Group S.à r.l. has introduced Tachyon-100G laminates and prepregs, which enable line cards required to transmit 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE) at data rates in excess of 25 Gb/s per channel. Tachyon-100G has identical electrical properties as ...

Degree Level Design, the Big Step Up

July 1, 2014 2:06 pm | by Issy Johnston, Product Design Degree Student | Blogs | Comments

My first year of studying design in a university department has taught me a great deal. Some of this is very measurable: the use of Solid Works, for instance, which has transformed the quality of my 3D CAD work, or Photoshop, which has allowed ...

Photos of the Day: Custom Harley Davidson Thunderbike Features Fully-Milled Wheels

July 1, 2014 9:49 am | by OPEN MIND Technologies AG | News | Comments

Thunderbike used original Harley Davidson parts for the drive technology and electronics system, but all other parts are custom designed and manufactured in-house. A wheel design that resembles turbine blades with its internal free-form ...

Engineering Live: Emerging Test & Measurement Tech in Wireless Communications

June 27, 2014 11:50 am | by ECN Staff | Videos | Comments

Developing next-generation wireless communications technologies and specifications requires advanced test and measurement instrumentation that is not only capable of supporting advanced designs, but also legacy technologies that still exist in the market ...

Photos of the Day: GE's Micro-Kitchen Concepts

June 25, 2014 10:01 am | by General Electric Company | News | Comments

Many factors are playing a role in the trend toward smaller dwellings. As the cost per square foot of real estate in metro markets increases, some people are choosing smaller dwellings out of necessity. Shrinking living spaces necessitate products and services that ...  

Answering I/O Design Challenges

June 24, 2014 4:13 pm | by Kevin N. Oursler, ERNI Electronics | Articles | Comments

The requirement for smaller electronics to deliver improved performance is nothing new. The demand for connectors that provide higher densities in smaller packages is also not unique. The differences exist in how these requirements are ...

Model-Based Definition in SolidWorks: Yes You Can!

June 23, 2014 4:30 pm | by SolidWorks | Events

Many large industry-leading enterprise organizations like General Electric, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, and Ericsson have spent years developing 3D model-based definition (MBD) best practices, which are intended to reduce or eliminate the need for redundant and ...

Mouser Promotes Authorized Distribution with New Anti-Counterfeit Site

June 23, 2014 4:20 pm | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics, an engineering resource and global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, has unveiled of a new Anti-Counterfeiting site at The site offers a one-stop resource for ...       

Gerber X2: The New Paradigm in CAD-to-CAM Communication

June 23, 2014 2:25 pm | by Ucamco | News | Comments

Ucamco has announced the X2, its second extension for the Gerber format. The Gerber X2 specification gives the PCB industry its first Gerber standard for image meta-information, with clear, unequivocal information that further clarifies the ...

Engineering Team Finds Thousands of Secret Keys in Apps

June 19, 2014 5:23 pm | by Holly Evarts, Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science | News | Comments

In a paper presented—and awarded the prestigious Ken Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award—at the ACM SIGMETRICS conference on June 18, Jason Nieh, professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, and PhD candidate Nicolas Viennot reported that ...

To Monetize or Not to Monetize

June 19, 2014 3:03 pm | by Karl Stephan, Consulting Engineer, Texas State University, San Marcos | Blogs | Comments

One of the more prominent concerns in engineering ethics is the improper influence of money. It's impossible to do engineering of any magnitude without money being involved somehow, because doing work for pay is what engineering is ...  

Tens of Thousands of Designs & Counting

June 19, 2014 1:33 pm | by Digi-Key Corporation | Digi-Key | News | Comments

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation has announced new enhancements to the popular Scheme-it circuit design tool, available at no cost on the Digi-Key website. The tool was co-designed and built by ...   

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