Global Boom in Hydropower Expected This Decade
Posted October 24, 2014 by in News
An unprecedented boom in hydropower dam construction is underway, primarily in developing countries and emerging economies. While this is expected to double the global electricity production from hydr...
10 Critical Questions Manufacturers Should Ask Before Choosing a Cloud-based ERP Solution
Posted October 24, 2014 by in Editorial
Over the last few years, Software as a Service (SaaS) has become a compelling and credible delivery model for business applications. SaaS, also referred to as “On-Demand” or “Cloud Computing”,...
World’s Fastest Manufacture of Battery Electrodes
Posted October 23, 2014 by in News
New world record: Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) increased the manufacturing speed of electrode foils coated batch-wise by a factor of three -- to 100 meters per minute. Thi...
Keep Your Design Clean with HyperLynx DRC
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Posted October 23, 2014 by in Editorial
Today’s increasing PCB complexity is triggering significant design methodology and analysis paradigm shifts that are driving rapid adoption of new simulation and performance verification design tool...
What a ‘Star Wars’ Laser Bullet Really Looks Like
Posted October 22, 2014 by in News
Action-packed science-fiction movies often feature colourful laser bolts. But what would a real laser missile look like during flight, if we could only make it out? How would it illuminate its surroun...
Improve Scheduling, Production, and Quality Using Cloud ERP
Posted October 22, 2014 by in Editorial
The software as a service (SaaS) model of application delivery, more commonly known as ‘cloud deployment’, in which software features are accessed through a Web browser, is an excellent way for ma...
First Driverless Vehicles for Public Launched in Singapore
Posted October 21, 2014 by in News
Fancy a stroll in the Chinese and Japanese Gardens? Why not up the ante, book a ride online and take a driverless buggy ride through the gardens? Making this a reality are researchers and engineers fr...
8 Steps for Ensuring PCB Design Success
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Posted October 21, 2014 by in Editorial
Printed circuit boards are the backbone of electronics products, providing the electrical system upon which the performance, life span, and reliability of the end product depend. When designed correct...
Scientists Create Possible Precursor to Life
Posted October 20, 2014 by in News
How did life originate? And can scientists create life? These questions not only occupy the minds of scientists interested in the origin of life, but also researchers working with technology of the fu...
Understanding ERP Deployment Choices
Posted October 20, 2014 by in Editorial
Companies now need to evolve quickly, which means being able to move some or all business operations to an existing or new ERP instance quickly and inexpensively, anywhere in the world. Small companie...
New Catalyst Could Improve Biofuels Production
Posted October 17, 2014 by in News
Washington State University researchers have developed a new catalyst that could lead to making biofuels cheaply and more efficiently. Led by Voiland Distinguished Professor Yong Wang, the researcher...
6 Things You Want to Have in Your Desktop PCB Design Library
Mentor Graphics
Posted October 17, 2014 by in Editorial
Accurate and up-to-date library data are the foundation for a successful and high-quality PCB design project. Discovering that your prototype can’t be manufactured because of an incorrect footprint,...
Researchers Develop World’s Thinnest Electric Generator
Posted October 16, 2014 by in News
Researchers from Columbia Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology report today that they have made the first experimental observation of piezoelectricity and the piezotronic effect in an a...
How the Fruit Fly Could Help Us Sniff out Drugs and Bombs
Posted October 15, 2014 by in News
A fly's sense of smell could be used in new technology to detect drugs and bombs, new University of Sussex research has found. Brain scientist Professor Thomas Nowotny was surprised to find that the ...
How to Eliminate Design Re-spins with HyperLynx DRC
Mentor Graphics
Posted October 15, 2014 by in Editorial
SI, PI and EMI simulation are commonly used in pre-layout and post-layout simulations. However, recent complex designs require more accurate simulations, which require more accurate simulation models ...
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