Recent Articles

April 19, 2018 10:55 am
Tierney King
Scientists recently engineered an enzyme that can digest certain polluted plastics. This could help provide a budding solution to the huge environmental problem of recycling plastic bottles...
April 19, 2018 10:57 am
Ron Starman, EWA-Canada and Delmar Howard, Intertek
As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, it’s important to closely examine major threats that could result in data breaches, as well as ways to mitigate them and ensure an integrated ecosystem with seamless communication...
April 17, 2018 3:10 pm
Majeed Ahmad, Contributing Wrter
Getting hundreds, or even thousands of mirrors to focus the sun’s energy on a small target can be complex and costly. This distributed software architecture provides a simpler, more cost-effective solution...
April 19, 2018 9:39 am
Linda Caron, Global Product Manager for Parker Hannifin Corporation
The safe placement of equipment with respect to a potential hazard is among the most effective (but least discussed) measures available for machine safeguarding...
April 17, 2018 12:35 pm
Tierney King
A South Korean factory is sorting through lithium-ion batteries from used mobile phones and laptops. These recycled materials provide a gateway to sought-after metals used in the batteries that power electric cars...
April 16, 2018 10:10 am
Adam Smith, Director of Marketing at LitePoint
Each generation of Wi-Fi has brought higher throughput; but these standards haven’t dealt with the real issue vexing the airport user (or those at coffee shops, stadiums, large office buildings, universities, etc.). That issue is too many users fighting for a limited amount of capacity...
April 13, 2018 12:22 pm
Chuck Alexander, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
Stratasys Direct Manufacturing conducted a four-month study to see how Multi Jet Fusion would stack up in a production environment compared to powder bed fusion processes...
April 13, 2018 9:22 am
Tierney King
Snap Inc.’s corporate parent Snapchat may be preparing to release a new version of the Spectacle video sunglasses. The FCC published Snap’s filing for a “wearable video camera"...
April 12, 2018 2:16 pm
Protolabs
Technology giant HP has developed and launched Multi Jet Fusion (MJF), an industrial-grade 3D printing technology that quickly and accurately produces functional prototypes and end-use parts for a variety of applications...
April 11, 2018 2:07 pm
Matmatch
More and more automakers are using recycled plastics, from bottles, caps, containers and other plastic packaging we use every day, and plant-derived polymers for an increasing number of automobile parts and components in almost every car today...
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