Contributing Technical Experts http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/18551/more en The Nervous System of the IoT http://machinedesign.com/iot/nervous-system-iot <div class="field-deck"> Most discussion of the Internet of Things centers around Big Data analytics and cloud computing, but sensors are just as much at the core of the IoT. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the human body, the nervous system collects continuous streams of sensory data and transmits the information to the brain to be processed. If software is the brain of the IoT, sensors are the nervous system.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/nervous-system-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/nervous-system-iot#comments Contributing Technical Experts IoT Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:41:00 +0000 65391 at http://machinedesign.com From Napkin to Final Product, One PCB Design’s Journey (Part 3) http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-3 <div class="field-deck"> Follow a designer from doodling on a napkin to producing a final product for a new PCB. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Follow a designer from doodling on a napkin to producing a final product for a new PCB.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-3#comments Contributing Technical Experts Controllers Recreation Wed, 03 Aug 2016 16:30:00 +0000 65081 at http://machinedesign.com From Napkin to Final Product, One PCB Design’s Journey (Part 2) http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> Follow a designer from doodling on a napkin to producing a final product for a new PCB. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Follow a designer from doodling on a napkin to producing a final product for a new PCB.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-2#comments Contributing Technical Experts Controllers Recreation Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:44:00 +0000 64891 at http://machinedesign.com Measuring Product Development Productivity http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/measuring-product-development-productivity <div class="field-deck"> Does your company optimize productivity at the right level? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Does your company optimize productivity at the right level?</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/measuring-product-development-productivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/measuring-product-development-productivity#comments Contributing Technical Experts Mon, 18 Jul 2016 16:49:00 +0000 64641 at http://machinedesign.com From Napkin to Final Product, One PCB Design’s Journey (Part 1) http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> Follow a designer from doodling on a napkin to producing a final product for a new PCB. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Follow a designer from doodling on a napkin to producing a final product for a new PCB.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/controllers/napkin-final-product-one-pcb-design-s-journey-part-1#comments Contributing Technical Experts Controllers Recreation Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:07:00 +0000 64391 at http://machinedesign.com 6 Factors to Consider Before Moving to Automated Inspection http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/6-factors-consider-moving-automated-inspection <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Helmut Hamfeld, Freudenberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A properly programmed automatic-visual-inspection system can significantly reduce the risk of bad inspections, and lead to reduced costs over time.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/6-factors-consider-moving-automated-inspection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/6-factors-consider-moving-automated-inspection#comments Contributing Technical Experts Manufacturing Equipment Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:29:00 +0000 64081 at http://machinedesign.com Impact of Breakthrough Innovations on Design for Manufacturing and Assembly http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/impact-breakthrough-innovations-design-manufacturing-and-assembly <div class="node-body article-body">How does breakthrough innovation affect your product designs?</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/impact-breakthrough-innovations-design-manufacturing-and-assembly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/impact-breakthrough-innovations-design-manufacturing-and-assembly#comments Contributing Technical Experts Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:40:00 +0000 63531 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printer Gets Splashy Release, But It Won’t Change the World http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printer-gets-splashy-release-it-won-t-change-world <div class="field-byline"> Anthony Vicari </div> <div class="node-body article-body">3D printing start-up Carbon (formerly Carbon3D) was recently in the spotlight when it launched its first commercial offerings...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printer-gets-splashy-release-it-won-t-change-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printer-gets-splashy-release-it-won-t-change-world#comments 3D Printing Contributing Technical Experts Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:08:00 +0000 63371 at http://machinedesign.com Carbon’s 3D Printer Gets Splashy Release, But It Won’t Change the World http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/carbon-s-3d-printer-gets-splashy-release-it-won-t-change-world-0 <div class="field-byline"> Anthony Vicari </div> <div class="node-body article-body">3D printing start-up Carbon (formerly Carbon3D) was recently in the spotlight when it launched its first commercial offerings...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/carbon-s-3d-printer-gets-splashy-release-it-won-t-change-world-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/carbon-s-3d-printer-gets-splashy-release-it-won-t-change-world-0#comments 3D Printing Contributing Technical Experts Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:37:00 +0000 63361 at http://machinedesign.com Back to a Better Future: Product Definition http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/back-better-future-product-definition <div class="field-deck"> The importance of product definition will rise again! </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The importance of product definition will rise again!</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/back-better-future-product-definition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/contributing-technical-experts/back-better-future-product-definition#comments Contributing Technical Experts Tue, 31 May 2016 13:31:00 +0000 62681 at http://machinedesign.com