News http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8218/more en Machine Design’s Products of the Week (7/27-8/3) http://machinedesign.com/iot/machine-design-s-products-week-727-83 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This week,&nbsp;Machine Design&#39;s Products of the Week range from a high speed camera, to an easy-to-use&nbsp;IoT platform. </p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/machine-design-s-products-week-727-83" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/machine-design-s-products-week-727-83#comments Products Batteries/Power Supplies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures IoT Motors/Drives Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:30:00 +0000 50621 at http://machinedesign.com Smart Tools Connecting with Wireless Networks at Home and the Assembly Line http://machinedesign.com/iot/smart-tools-connecting-wireless-networks-home-and-assembly-line <div class="node-body article-body">Wireless and Bluetooth networks allow work tools to connect to mobile devices and computers, providing a faster and more efficient assembly process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/smart-tools-connecting-wireless-networks-home-and-assembly-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/smart-tools-connecting-wireless-networks-home-and-assembly-line#comments Products IoT Sensors Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:10:00 +0000 50541 at http://machinedesign.com Take Immediate Action: Stephen Hawking to Answer AI Questions on Reddit http://machinedesign.com/news/take-immediate-action-stephen-hawking-answer-ai-questions-reddit <div class="node-body article-body">If you had the chance to ask one of the most influential theoretical physicists about the future of artificial intelligence, what would you ask? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/take-immediate-action-stephen-hawking-answer-ai-questions-reddit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/take-immediate-action-stephen-hawking-answer-ai-questions-reddit#comments Embedded News Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:17:00 +0000 50531 at http://machinedesign.com Photo courtesy of Flickr Solar-Power Battery Continues Charging Without Sunlight http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/solar-power-battery-continues-charging-without-sunlight <div class="node-body article-body">This new solar battery may be the key to continuous power, even when there are breaks in sunlight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/solar-power-battery-continues-charging-without-sunlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/solar-power-battery-continues-charging-without-sunlight#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Energy Sustainable Engineering News Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:03:00 +0000 50511 at http://machinedesign.com Photo courtesy of the University of Texas at Arlington Lockheed Martin to Purchase Sikorsky Aircraft http://machinedesign.com/defense/lockheed-martin-purchase-sikorsky-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Lockheed Martin has entered a $9.0-billion definitive agreement to acquire United Technologies&rsquo; Sikorsky Aircraft, a global provider of military and commercial helicopters. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/defense/lockheed-martin-purchase-sikorsky-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/defense/lockheed-martin-purchase-sikorsky-aircraft#comments Defense News Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:09:00 +0000 50481 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Lockheed Martin collaborated with&nbsp;Sikorsky&nbsp;to build the MH-60 naval helicopter.&nbsp;</p> Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin Microprocessor Skips a Generation Down to 7 nm http://machinedesign.com/embedded/microprocessor-skips-generation-down-7-nm <div class="node-body article-body">IBM has made a surprising breakthrough with its new microprocessor chip. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/microprocessor-skips-generation-down-7-nm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/microprocessor-skips-generation-down-7-nm#comments Embedded Semiconductor News Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:05:00 +0000 50471 at http://machinedesign.com <p>IBM&#39;s new chip skips the next generation of microprocessors.&nbsp;</p> NASA’s New Horizon Swings by Pluto http://machinedesign.com/blog/nasa-s-new-horizon-swings-pluto <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>After a decade and more than 3 billion miles of space travel, the New Horizon space probe has swung past Pluto, closing in at only 8,000 miles from the dwarf planet&rsquo;s surface and traveling over 30,000 mph. </p></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/nasa-s-new-horizon-swings-pluto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/nasa-s-new-horizon-swings-pluto#comments News A Skeptical Engineer Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:12:00 +0000 50441 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (7/13-7/20) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Here are some more products from Machine Design.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720#comments Products Technologies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fasteners Mechanical Drives Motors/Drives Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:45:00 +0000 50421 at http://machinedesign.com Hydrogel Advances 3D Printing of Cartilaginous Parts http://machinedesign.com/materials/hydrogel-advances-3d-printing-cartilaginous-parts <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A team of professors from MIT, Columbia, and Duke developed a tough new hydrogel that will take 3D printing of intricate, load-bearing body parts to the next level.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/hydrogel-advances-3d-printing-cartilaginous-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/hydrogel-advances-3d-printing-cartilaginous-parts#comments 3D Printing Medical Materials News Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:51:00 +0000 50351 at http://machinedesign.com <p>1. Interpenetrating matrices make this hydrogel&nbsp;tough; it doesn&#39;t snap,&nbsp;even when it is&nbsp;stretched to 5 times its original length.&nbsp;</p> Injectable Mesh Offers Less-Invasive Method of Brain Study http://machinedesign.com/medical/injectable-mesh-offers-less-invasive-method-brain-study <div class="node-body article-body">Harvard scientists are investigating an injectable mesh for reading and sending electrical signals to neurons. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/injectable-mesh-offers-less-invasive-method-brain-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/injectable-mesh-offers-less-invasive-method-brain-study#comments Medical Sensors News Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:34:00 +0000 50341 at http://machinedesign.com <p>1. A silk mesh with electronic components is injected into the brain. It then unfurls to interact with neurons.&nbsp;</p>