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October 2, 2014 10:33 am
David Mantey, Editor-in-Chief
As Atomo Diagnostics CEO John Kelly ran into packaging problems and issues with user instructions, he found that the engineers behind the company’s award-winning AtomoRapid self-test device might be too smart for their own good ...  
September 30, 2014 5:06 pm
Melissa Fassbender, Managing Editor
Traditionally, motion capture systems cost between $30,000 and half a million, explains Mike Sutherland, vice president of technology at YEI Technology. That was until his team at YEI developed a fully wireless system for ...   
September 30, 2014 5:25 pm
Bob Witwer, VP Advanced Technology, Honeywell Aerospace
The gas turbine engine is unarguably one of the most complicated pieces of high tech machinery in the world. However, like many other deeply complicated and technical topics, the basics of gas turbine engine operation can be grasped by ...
September 30, 2014 9:48 am
David Mantey, Editor-in-Chief
After more than two-and-a-half years of development work and onsite testing, John Kelly, CEO of Sydney, Australia-based Atomo Diagnostics, believes that his company has developed the test platform, AtomoRapid, to address critical ...  
September 29, 2014 11:24 am
Terry Persun, Technical Journalist
When NIC Instruments was designing their next generation unmanned ground vehicle, they needed specific characteristics from their controller boards. During research, they found that some controllers didn't offer the ...     
September 25, 2014 5:02 pm
PD&D Staff
A manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films and adhesives, Spencer, Massachusetts based FLEXcon is an innovator in coating, laminating, and finishing of wide-web roll-to-roll polymeric materials. To learn more about the use of these materials ...
September 24, 2014 10:59 am
Jeff Multz
For business travelers going to foreign lands, the old “Don’t leave home without it” slogan should be brought back with one slight change: “Leave home without it.” Computers, mobile phones and any other electronic devices that ...   
September 23, 2014 9:40 am
Melissa Fassbender, Managing Editor, @melfass
King Kong made his film debut in 1933. The “giant terror gorilla,” as he was referred to in his debut, then endured multiple digital remakes until 50 years later, when he was reimagined once again to make his stage debut at the ...  
September 22, 2014 9:52 am
Shaun Bryant, Line/Shape/Space
Reality capture does exactly what it says on the tin: It captures reality and puts it into your computer, into the cloud, or pretty much wherever you want that captured reality to go. Yep, it sounds like magic, and to be honest, if the architects and ...
September 17, 2014 9:47 am
Professor Josef Kurfess, Ulm University
Over the past 40 years, hydraulic systems have been continually deemed a dying technology – if not pronounced dead altogether. And these views don’t seem all that farfetched in light of the on-going e nergy efficiency debate and the apparent ...
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