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Wireless Minute: Navy’s Sonar-Emitting Buoys May Harm Whales

January 27, 2015 | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on the Wireless Minute, the U.S. Navy wants to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast making animal activists sad, angry, and loud ...                                              

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Wireless Minute: Augmented Reality Goggles for Skiing

January 28, 2015 10:02 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Today on Wireless Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, a new Israel-based startup called RideOn has developed augmented reality (AR) goggles for skiing and snowboarding ...                                      

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Wireless Minute: Smart Shoes Sends Real-Time Data to Runners Via Smartphone

January 26, 2015 10:12 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Athletic shoemaker, Altra, and wearable technology company, iFit, are teaming up to create a smart shoe for runners ...                                            

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Atlas Robot Gets Major Upgrade

January 23, 2015 10:29 am | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re untethering the all new Atlas Robot, fighting global warming, and ... doing the laundry ...                   

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HotSpot Episode 97: Orrb Pods Provide a Positive Work Culture

January 20, 2015 10:23 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

This week on WDD's HotSpot, developing a positive work culture through the use of pods; a folding portable keyboard that makes professional-grade typing as easy to carry as a pen; a wireless headset that cancels out 95 percent of background noise; and bringing back instant print cameras ...                     

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Floating Foam Car Claims Superior Safety

January 16, 2015 2:32 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Production Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re battling diabetes with temporary tattoos, testing out Ford’s all-new carbon-fiber super car, and floating a foam car ...              

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A Hybrid Motorcycle for U.S. Special Forces

January 16, 2015 8:58 am | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

For most people, a fully electric car is about as affordable as it is practical, but Chevy has taken on at least one of those problems with it’s newest reveal of a fully-electric Bolt for just $30,000. Based on lessons learned from Chevy’s hyprid Volt and Spark ...

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Top 10 from CES 2015: Quantum Dots Are For Real

January 14, 2015 9:26 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

The Consumer Electronics Show is arguably the single most important event of the year. And with 2.2 million net square feet of exhibit space, 3,600 exhibitors, and more than 170,000 attendees — every one of which we got to dodge en route to each appointment ...

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Engineering Update #91: CATS in Space

January 13, 2015 2:13 pm | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

The International Space Station is getting a shipment of CATS. I know what you’re thinking, but sadly, these are CAT modules. The CATS are sensors that will be operational on the ISS for at least six months and up to three years. Their task is to offer researchers a better...

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Mercedes’ Futuristic Self-Driving Car

January 12, 2015 3:06 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we are flying tiny drones as CES, taking a spin in Mercedes’ futuristic self-driving car, and 3D printing a giant head ...                         

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Wearable Technology Alters Your Mind, Like Drugs

January 12, 2015 10:56 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

This week in WDD's HotSpot, predictive cruise control that reacts to other vehicles; wearable technology that altrers you mind, like drugs; Nissan and NASA team up to create autonomous cars; an SDHC memory card that features NFC; and DARPA's program for tiny UAVs ...             

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Happy Maps Track How You Feel When Traveling

January 8, 2015 10:45 am | by Daniele Quercia, TED Talk Videos Comments

Mapping apps help us find the fastest route to where we’re going. But what if we’d rather wander? Researcher Daniele Quercia demos “happy maps” that take into account not only the route you want to take, but how you want to feel along the way ...                           

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See Invisible Motion, Hear Silent Sounds

January 6, 2015 11:22 am | by Michael Rubinstein, TED Talk Videos Comments

Meet the “motion microscope,” a video-processing tool that plays up tiny changes in motion and color impossible to see with the naked eye. Video researcher Michael Rubinstein plays us clip after jaw-dropping clip showing ...                    

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HotSpot Episode 95: NASA's Rover Has Amnesia

January 5, 2015 10:25 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

This week on WDD’s HotSpot: an unmanned helicopter, detecting extraterrestrial life, and NASA's Rover has amnesia. Northrop Grumman’s MQ-8C Fire Scout drone helicopter has made its first flight from a U.S. Navy destroyer. According to Capt. Jeff Dodge, who manages the program for Naval Air Systems ... 

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Happy Holidays and a Merry New Year!

December 23, 2014 4:09 pm | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

Your friends at WDD, ECN, and Advantage Business Media would like to wish you and yours a wonderful holiday and a safe and happy New Year! We have lots to look forward to in 2015 — the second annual ECN IMPACT Awards, the very first Young Mind Awards, and the continued evolution of ...

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Happy Holidays from WDD!

December 23, 2014 12:44 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

WDD would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Holiday and a wonderful New Year! We look forward to another great year of being the RF and Microwave source for the OEM design engineer. Thanks for being such loyal readers. Cheers from your editors ... 

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