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RFID Tags on Honey Bees Reveal Hive Dynamics

July 23, 2014 | by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | News | Comments

Scientists attached radio-frequency identification tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks. The effort yielded two discoveries: Some foraging bees are much busier than others; and if those busy bees disappear, others will take their place...

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PTC to Acquire Axeda to Expand IoT Technology Portfolio

July 24, 2014 1:41 pm | by PTC | News | Comments

PTC announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Axeda Corporation, a pioneer in the development of solutions to securely connect machines and sensors to the cloud, for approximately $170 million in cash. Axeda's technology innovation, extensive customer base...

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Saft to Supply Li-ion Battery Energy Storage System for Kauai Island Electrical Grid

July 24, 2014 1:29 pm | by Saft | News | Comments

Saft has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Kauai Island Utility Co-operative to provide a Li-ion Battery Energy Storage System consisting of 8 Intensium Max 20 M containers to stabilize the Kauai island electrical grid. Saft’s BESS will be deployed for use as part of a new 12 MW solar energy park under construction in Anahola...  

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Photo of the Day: Industry Trends: Wireless Test Equipment

July 24, 2014 10:58 am | by WDD Staff | News | Comments

Around 240 readers responded to WDD’s survey on wireless test equipment. This infographic showcases the results...                  

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Pulse Electronics’ HOT ROD Family of I-Bar Chokes for Automotive Networks

July 24, 2014 10:49 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Pulse Electronics Corporation has introduced the HOT ROD product family of I-Bar chokes for automotive networks, a new concept to provide EMC/EMI protection for automotive electronics...

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New Adhesive from DELO Cures at Temperatures as Low as 60°C

July 24, 2014 10:27 am | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

DELO now offers a special heat-curing adhesive that cures to full strength in temperatures as low as 60°C. The new DELOMONOPOX LT204 epoxy resin minimizes thermal stress and warping of components being bonded, making it ideal for optical packaging applications...

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Microchip’s MOST ToGo Reference Designs

July 23, 2014 2:29 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology announced its MOST ToGo Reference Designs, which make it easy for designers to learn and implement the proven MOST technology in their automotive infotainment systems...

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Pasternack Introduces New Series of Low PIM Cable Jumpers

July 23, 2014 2:18 pm | by WDD Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Pasternack Enterprises introduced an all new series of low PIM cable jumpers with formable coax. These new assemblies are designed for low passive intermodulation applications including use in black boxes, test equipment racks and cabinets...

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HotSeat 34: Network Time Machine LTE/VoLTE

July 23, 2014 1:56 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

On this episode of the HotSeat, we are speaking with AMIT RAO, who is the General Manager for ClearSight Network solutions within the Carrier Wireless business unit of Fluke Networks with more than 14 years of experience in the networking industry...                      

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Ultrasonically Propelled Nanorods Spin Dizzyingly Fast

July 23, 2014 12:58 pm | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

Vibrate a solution of rod-shaped metal nanoparticles in water with ultrasound and they'll spin around their long axes like tiny drill bits. Why? No one yet knows exactly. But researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have clocked their speed—and it's fast...

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Target Debuts an Image-Recognition Shopping App

July 23, 2014 12:54 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Target is introducing an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones. It's the latest offering from retailers looking to boost sales with the use of improving image-recognition technology. Starting this month, the app, called "In a Snap," will recognize images...

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Amazon Fire Offers New Ways to Use Phones

July 23, 2014 12:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products. Rather, I like that Amazon is thinking a lot about how phones ought to work. The iPhone and its Android smartphone...

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Stanford Team Aims to Improve Storage in Batteries

July 23, 2014 12:41 pm | by Stanford University | News | Comments

Tucked in a small laboratory at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a team of engineers and scientists from the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences is making and testing new types of lithium-ion batteries. Their goal: move beyond today's lithium-ion to create a battery five times better than those we use now...

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Treating Pipelines Like Patients

July 23, 2014 10:14 am | by Chris Fox, PD&D | News | Comments

Engineering these days has a tendency to cross disciplines more than ever. Decades ago, companies started using medical technologies (radiography to be exact) to inspect solid structures and mechanical parts ...     

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Photos of the Day: Underwater X-Ray System Inspects Pipelines

July 23, 2014 10:00 am | by Chris Fox, PD&D | News | Comments

Since bringing an entire pipeline system into a lab for inspection is impossible, engineers have combined the know-how of GE Healthcare, GE Oil & Gas, BP, and the applied marine technology company, Oceaneering International, to safely inspect ...

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Meaghan's Minute: Microchip Tests for Diabetes

July 23, 2014 9:29 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, Stanford researchers have developed a nanotech microchip to help diagnose type-1 diabetes...                             

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