• Easy Steps Could Lead to Big Energy Savings

    The Energy Department report looks at how energy efficiency measures could affect energy use in commercial buildings such as stores, offices and schools.

  • Machine Systems with Human-like Abilities

    An automated assembly system equipped with machines possessing tactile sense, vision and intelligence imitating that of human beings, in order to recognize various situations and respond flexibly and swiftly.

  • Volvo Plans AI-enabled Vehicles by 2021

    Volvo, Autoliv, Zenuity, and NVIDIA will work together to create systems that can use deep learning on production vehicles as early as 2021.

  • Washing Machines: Another Source of Microplastics in Wastewater

    The research, published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, investigated the number of possible reasons for the release of the microfibers into the wastewater, including water temperature, detergent and the length and number of wash cycles.

  • Smart Campus Technology Implemented at Company Headquarters

    SAS is starting to establish a “smart campus” at its Cary, NC, headquarters to build on its corporate sustainability leadership and Internet of Things (IoT) technology expertise. The smart campus project will take advantage of SAS’ advanced, real-time, analytics to improve energy usage while monitoring equipment performance in order to boost operational longevity.

  • Social Media Platforms Could Improve Police Response Time

    Researchers from Cardiff University believe that police officers using social media may improve response times to both large- and small-scale disruptive events.

  • Smart Phones Are Making Us Dumb

    According to the study, which set out to prove this theory with a set of experiments, just the site of our smart phones is enough to impair a person’s ability to hold and process information (in real time).

  • Researchers Urge Wearable Device Designers to Consider Baby Boomers

    In an effort to appeal to older generations who stand to benefit from their use, researchers are urging designers of wearable devices to consider altering the technology design to better accommodate that population.

  • Researchers Employing Big Data to Predict Severe Weather Conditions

    Using a new method for identifying bow echoes (often associated with violent winds) in radar images, researchers have published their findings in the journal Applied Soft Computing.

  • Antimicrobial Products May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

    Thought your antimicrobial soaps were protecting you? Think again, according to findings published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.

  • Find Your Ideal Graduate Degree

    Liaison International and ASEE have launched a new centralized application service for graduate engineering programs.

  • A New Method for Reducing Lawn Watering

    Because 50 to 90 percent of household water usage alone goes toward watering lawns, it is critical to find a way to conserve water. Commonly used methods to conserve water include implementing watering restrictions such as watering only on certain days or during specific times.

  • 4K Ultra HD Media Cable

    Belden 2183P and 2183R cables were designed specifically for optimal performance in 4K HDBaseT™ transmission. These shielded cables deliver 4K content over 100 meters in a unique, small, sleek design.

  • Female-Led Tech Start-Ups Employ More Women Than Larger Companies

    Tech start-ups with at least one female founder employ more women than some of the nation’s largest tech companies, according to a recent study.

  • Wall-climbing Drone Aids in Fighting Highrise Fires

    The unmanned aerial vehicle detects fires in skyscrapers, searches the inside of the building and transfers data in real time from fire scenes to the ground station.

  • New Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials Could Revolutionize Technology

    The development of these nanomaterials will improve computer processors, TV displays, and solar cells.

  • RFID Package to Increase Read Range 2x

    Kyocera Corporation has developed an ultra-small ceramic package utilizing a proprietary multilayer structure with a built-in RFID antenna that can increase the read range up to 2X as compared with conventional packages of the same size.

  • A Revolution in Tooling Qualifications

    With over 45 years of experience serving the automotive, medical, electronics and semiconductor industries, our experts in design, engineering, tooling and manufacturing excel at providing precision manufacturing through innovative design.

  • SPEC Pak® Connector Series

    Anderson Power Products® (APP), a leader in high power interconnect solutions, introduces its SPEC Pak (Sealed Power For Environmental Connections) connector series, designed for use wherever a rugged or waterproof high power, signal and ground interconnect solution is required.

  • New Printed Sensors Monitor Tire Wear and Tear

    If adopted, the sensor would increase safety, reduce fuel consumption and improve the performance of vehicles.