This week on WDD’s HotSpot, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, a recent Kickstarter campaign, MiiPC, allows parents to monitor and control what their kids are doing online; a new release by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office might just provide a glimpse of the future of Apple's...
This week on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Interpower, the premier supplier of power system components for worldwide markets, we’re building an internal suspension system for your brain, designing an endoscope as thin as a hair, and using a worm to go hands-free.
As we move through the world, we have an innate sense of how things feel -- the sensations they produce on our skin and how our bodies orient to them. Can technology leverage this? In this fun, fascinating TED-Ed lesson, learn about the field of haptics...
This week on Wdd’s HotSpot, DJI’s new GPS equipped Phantom makes one nifty little radio-controlled aircraft; digital music performer, Omni Infinity, creates a guitar-shaped prototype that houses a smartphone for wireless touchscreen control of music and art software on a remote computer...
We welcome Bob Hockman, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for Empirix. Bob will discuss the way in which Empirix is providing new visibility in telematics for wireless vehicle solutions. The Empirix E-XMS is a high-capacity, carrier grade solution.
Jennifer Ernst, Thinfilm’s Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development, talks about printed electronics in this podcast. Printed electronics represents a radical departure from conventional silicon-based electronics, and extends the availability of electronics to completely new areas.
In this podcast, Sam Heiney, Director of Partner Sales of Netop, discusses some of the prominent challenges when designing software solutions for M2M. Netop develops and software solutions that enable swift, secure, and seamless transfer of video, screens, sounds and data between two or more computers.
In this podcast, John Horn, President of RACO Wireless discusses his predictions of what kinds of applications and trends we can expect to see in 2013 in M2M connected devices. John will also talk about the various applications made possible through M2M, such as including vehicle tracking systems.
We welcome Joel Young, CTO at Digi International, who will talk about the recent trends forming in M2M, and how Digi’s cloud computing platform can help customers decrease their time-to-market, and increase the sufficiency of their M2M communications.
Bill Conley, Cellular Device Product Manager and Wireless Expert of B&B Electronics, is speaking with us about oneM2M: A newly formed organization of global standards bodies formed in 2012 by seven of the world’s leading information and communications technology Standards Development Organizations.
In this episode of Engineering Update, brought to you by Mouser Electronics, we're talking about self-healing, laser resistant chips, New York City's new interactive, touchscreen subway maps, and BMW and Continental's new project into developing "co-pilot" driving technology.
Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re talking to virtual heads, firing sexists in Silicon Valley, investigating a super-sized power outage, and fishing far flung space garbage from the bottom of the ocean. The University of Cambridge has unveiled Zoe, a virtual talking head that is capable of expressing lifelike facial expressions.
Researchers in Taiwan are developing a remote control system that will turn finger-nails into mini-display screens. Using wirelessly-enabled, light emitting diodes, the team says the technology could revolutionise the way we control and use devices such as smart phones and tablets. Ben Gruber reports.
Composer and conductor Eric Whitacre has inspired millions by bringing together "virtual choirs," singers from many countries spliced together on video. Now, for the first time ever, he creates the experience in real time, as 32 singers from around the world Skype in to join an onstage choir.
This week on WDD’s HotSpot, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, Green Peak’s Open Smart Home Framework connects the ZigBee network to the Internet; Rapyuta allows robot’s data-processing functions to be performed in the cloud; Fujitsu and IT/Logistics’ Kidtrack help keep track of kids who take the bus...