News http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8218/more en Will MEMS Become the New Platform for Industrial Sensors? http://machinedesign.com/sensors/will-mems-become-new-platform-industrial-sensors <div class="node-body article-body">A research project led by Bosch aims to develop microelectromechanical systems that can be used in industrial machines. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/will-mems-become-new-platform-industrial-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/will-mems-become-new-platform-industrial-sensors#comments Manufacturing Equipment IoT Sensors News Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:02:00 +0000 65661 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) may fit microscopic&nbsp;moving components and electronics onto a single chip so that they can work together in a streamline, compact system.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of MIT Pune, India Old Tech Is Sometimes the Best Tech http://machinedesign.com/news/old-tech-sometimes-best-tech <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Cooper Hewitt has a connected pen that make for an unforgettable museum experience. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/old-tech-sometimes-best-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/old-tech-sometimes-best-tech#comments News Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:39:00 +0000 65571 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (8/22-8/29) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-822-829 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out some of the newest products to hit the market. Several products are linked to Source ESB so that you can connect with distributors.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-822-829" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-822-829#comments Products Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:36:00 +0000 65541 at http://machinedesign.com Ford Promises Fully Automated Vehicles by 2021 http://machinedesign.com/news/ford-promises-fully-automated-vehicles-2021 <div class="node-body article-body">Ford is building up its Silicon Valley R&D team and investing in companies and partnerships to create the systems needed for affordable autonomous vehicles. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/ford-promises-fully-automated-vehicles-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/ford-promises-fully-automated-vehicles-2021#comments Automotive News Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:46:00 +0000 65481 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of Tech Times Scanning Tech Supplements Museum Tours with Virtual 3D Models http://machinedesign.com/cad/scanning-tech-supplements-museum-tours-virtual-3d-models <div class="node-body article-body">Using 3D-scanning technology from Creaform, experts from the Milwaukee School of Engineering invented a way to let visitors observe ancient Egyptian artifacts up close. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/scanning-tech-supplements-museum-tours-virtual-3d-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/scanning-tech-supplements-museum-tours-virtual-3d-models#comments CAD News Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:36:00 +0000 65441 at http://machinedesign.com <p>1. The Crossroads of Civilization exhibit at Milwaukee Public Museum features a life-sized sculpture of King Tut based on his mummy. The chariot is based off of actual chariots found in his tomb, and the horses&#39; design is an artist&#39;s rendition of ancient Arabian horses.&nbsp;</p> (Courtesy of Cult of Weird) Clothes that Clean Themselves in the Sun? http://machinedesign.com/news/clothes-clean-themselves-sun <div class="node-body article-body">A hot-electron textile could change the way people do laundry. Silver nanoparticles in the textile release heat in the presence of visible light so that a person's shirt can come clean a few minutes after they step outside.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/clothes-clean-themselves-sun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/clothes-clean-themselves-sun#comments News Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:27:00 +0000 65331 at http://machinedesign.com <p>1. Silver nanoparticles in this textile release heat in the presence of visible light to degrade dirt and stains.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of RMIT 3D-Printing Deposition Method Augments Sensor Durability http://machinedesign.com/sensors/3d-printing-deposition-method-augments-sensor-durability <div class="node-body article-body">O.R. Laser's powder nozzle and laser head can deposit alloy coatings onto sensors without damaging them.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/3d-printing-deposition-method-augments-sensor-durability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/3d-printing-deposition-method-augments-sensor-durability#comments 3D Printing Sensors News Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:06:00 +0000 65271 at http://machinedesign.com <p>O.R. Laser&#39;s powder nozzle and laser head can deposit alloy coatings onto sensors without damaging them.</p> Courtesy of O.R. Laser Machine Design’s Products of the Week (8/5-8/12) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-85-812 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This week&#39;s product gallery includes helical gearheads, a piston inserter, and&nbsp;automotive surface-mount varistors.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="sourceesb.com"><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2015/12/SourceESB_Lookin_For_Parts_Banner_0.jpg" style="width: 595px; height: 46px; margin: 3px;" /></a></p> </div> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-85-812#comments Products Batteries/Power Supplies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Motors/Drives Gallery Fri, 05 Aug 2016 14:27:00 +0000 65201 at http://machinedesign.com Capturing Phase Transitions in Alloy Processing at Near Atomic Level http://machinedesign.com/metals/capturing-phase-transitions-alloy-processing-near-atomic-level <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The world's only Dynamic Transmission Electron Microscope will be enable us to observe rapid phase transitions in aluminum alloys.</p></div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/capturing-phase-transitions-alloy-processing-near-atomic-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/capturing-phase-transitions-alloy-processing-near-atomic-level#comments Metals News Wed, 03 Aug 2016 21:45:00 +0000 65141 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Because the&nbsp;Dynamic Transmission&nbsp;Electron Microscope (<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="DTEM">DTEM</span>)&nbsp;can capture processes at high temporal resolutions at the near-atomic level&mdash;as small as&nbsp;10 nm, or&nbsp;100 angstrom&mdash;it&nbsp;has proven useful for capturing rapid intermediate steps in reactions found in chemistry, biology, and materials science.</p> Courtesy of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Belgian Nanotech Firm Opens Sensor-Research Facility in Florida http://machinedesign.com/semiconductor/belgian-nanotech-firm-opens-sensor-research-facility-florida <div class="node-body article-body">The facility is expected to be a catalyst in establishing Florida as a center for technology in connective and interactive devices, and advancing sensor research and development.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/semiconductor/belgian-nanotech-firm-opens-sensor-research-facility-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/semiconductor/belgian-nanotech-firm-opens-sensor-research-facility-florida#comments Semiconductor News Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:54:00 +0000 65031 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Luc Van den hove, CEO of imec, announces the opening of a new research facility in Osceola County, Florida&nbsp;at the&nbsp;the Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center.</p> Courtesy of Around Osceola News Gazette