Markets http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8206/more en Hospital Bed Helps Patients and Nurses http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/hospital-bed-helps-patients-and-nurses <div class="node-body article-body">A new hospital bed from Hil-Rom, the Advanta 2, was designed based on suggestions from working nurses on what would make the bed easier to use. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/hospital-bed-helps-patients-and-nurses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/hospital-bed-helps-patients-and-nurses#comments What's Inside? Medical Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:32:00 +0000 45791 at http://machinedesign.com X-planes: The Next Eight: X-24 through the X-38 http://machinedesign.com/defense/x-planes-next-eight-x-24-through-x-38 <div class="node-body gallery-body">X planes from 1959 through 2002 were used to explore technologies that would be later used on the Space Shuttle, on fighter aircraft, and drones. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/defense/x-planes-next-eight-x-24-through-x-38" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/defense/x-planes-next-eight-x-24-through-x-38#comments Technologies Defense Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:43:00 +0000 45781 at http://machinedesign.com <p>X (experimental) aircraft and spacecraft were built by aviation companies but were flown and maintained by test pilots from NASA (or its predecessor, NACA), and the military. These planes, the X-24 through the X-38, cover the period from 1959 through 2002. Some were used to explore technologies that would later be used on the Space Shuttle. Others pushed the envelope in terms of control and flight surfaces, knowledge that would be used on fighter aircraft as well as drones.</p> Sensor Fish Measures Stress on Migrating Fish http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensor-fish-measures-stress-migrating-fish <div class="node-body article-body">A new generation of “sensor fish” provides data that should help fish safely swim through hydroelectric plants. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensor-fish-measures-stress-migrating-fish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sensor-fish-measures-stress-migrating-fish#comments Energy Sensors Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:46:00 +0000 45741 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The second-generation Sensor Fish is a small tubular device filled with sensors.</p> The Softer Side of Exoskeletons http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/softer-side-exoskeletons <div class="node-body article-body">Can a pair of pants help soldiers lift more and walk farther?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/softer-side-exoskeletons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/softer-side-exoskeletons#comments Defense Motion Control Sensors Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:27:00 +0000 45701 at http://machinedesign.com 2015 Concept Vehicles Explore the Future http://machinedesign.com/automotive/2015-concept-vehicles-explore-future <div class="node-body gallery-body">A look at some of the concept vehicles from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/automotive/2015-concept-vehicles-explore-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/automotive/2015-concept-vehicles-explore-future#comments Automotive Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:12:00 +0000 45591 at http://machinedesign.com Sights from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show http://machinedesign.com/blog/sights-2015-detroit-auto-show <div class="node-body blog-body">At the 2015 Detroit Auto Show there seemed to be fewer electric/hybrid cars, SUVs, and minivans at the car companies’ displays.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/sights-2015-detroit-auto-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/sights-2015-detroit-auto-show#comments Automotive Community A Skeptical Engineer Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:37:00 +0000 45551 at http://machinedesign.com Bearings Ideal for Caster Operations at Steel Mills http://machinedesign.com/bearings/bearings-ideal-caster-operations-steel-mills <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New bearing solutions from SKF are ideally engineered for support rollers in continuous caster applications at steel mills. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/bearings-ideal-caster-operations-steel-mills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/bearings-ideal-caster-operations-steel-mills#comments Bearings Manufacturing Equipment Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:14:00 +0000 45341 at http://machinedesign.com High-Rise Chips Avoid Conventional IC Limitations http://machinedesign.com/embedded/high-rise-chips-avoid-conventional-ic-limitations <div class="node-body article-body">An engineering team at Stanford University has devised a way to improve computer chips by making them taller. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/high-rise-chips-avoid-conventional-ic-limitations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/high-rise-chips-avoid-conventional-ic-limitations#comments Embedded Semiconductor News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:26:00 +0000 45261 at http://machinedesign.com Humanoid Atlas Robot Recreates Scene from "The Karate Kid" http://machinedesign.com/humanoid-atlas-robot-recreates-scene-karate-kid <div class="node-body link-body">Boston Dynamics and IHMC engineers showcased some impressive control algorithms and had some fun programming their humanoid ATLAS robot to recreate various poses whilst balanced on a stack of cinder blocks, including the crane kick stance made famous in "The Karate Kid".</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://machinedesign.com/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/ATLAS%20Karate%20Kid.JPG?1418318544" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/humanoid-atlas-robot-recreates-scene-karate-kid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Robotics Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:21:00 +0000 45151 at http://machinedesign.com Ford Unveils 500 hp Shelby GT350 Mustang http://machinedesign.com/ford-unveils-500-hp-shelby-gt350-mustang <div class="node-body link-body">Ford announced the return of an iconic American muscle car when they unveiled the new Shelby GT350 Mustang. Like the 1960’s original, it has been tuned for the street as well as the racetrack, and features a flat-plane naturally-aspirated V8 that cranks out more than 500 horsepower and 400 pound feet of torque.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://machinedesign.com/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/Ford%20GT350.jpg?1418318481" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/ford-unveils-500-hp-shelby-gt350-mustang" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:19:00 +0000 45141 at http://machinedesign.com