Hotels With Smart Bracelets
Eng-Tips
Posted August 26, 2014 by in News
The Tecnalia applied research centre has revolutionised the hotel sector with smart bracelets -- the Smart VIB (Very Important Bracelet) that enables clients access hotel rooms without the need for a ...
           
7 Myths and Realities of “Top-to-Shop” in Manufacturing
Epicor
Posted August 26, 2014 by in Editorial
Manufacturers know that “Top-to-Shop” isn’t an urban legend anymore. Any disconnect in the enterprise means that people don’t understand the true impact of actions. That lack of insight typica...
           
C2D2 Fighting Corrosion
Eng-Tips
Posted August 25, 2014 by in News
Bridges become an infrastructure problem as they get older, as de-icing salt and carbon dioxide gradually destroy the reinforced concrete. A new robot can now check the condition of these structures, ...
           
4 Key Things Manufacturers Can Do to Improve the Customer Experience
Epicor
Posted August 25, 2014 by in Editorial
This infographic pinpoints the results of a survey highlighting the main concerns among manufacturers, and how modern, flexible technology can bridge the customer experience gap. Download White Paper...
           
Laser Device May End Pin Pricks for Diabetics
Eng-Tips
Posted August 22, 2014 by in News
Princeton University researchers have developed a way to use a laser to measure people's blood sugar, and, with more work to shrink the laser system to a portable size, the technique could allow diabe...
           
Data Center Trend: Distributed Power in the White Space
Eaton
Posted August 22, 2014 by in Editorial
Cloud computing vendors and colocation data centers make every effort to maximize the scalability, efficiency and agility of their data centers. As a result, more and more of them are investigating re...
           
Power Streaming: The Power of Salt
Eng-Tips
Posted August 21, 2014 by in News
Where the river meets the sea, there is the potential to harness a significant amount of renewable energy, according to a team of mechanical engineers at MIT. The researchers evaluated an emerging ...
           
Top 6 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can’t Afford to Ignore
Epicor
Posted August 21, 2014 by in Editorial
Manufacturers today are looking for innovative ways to differentiate themselves in the competitive global marketplace. Understanding customers’ needs in great detail is essential to positioning thei...
           
Solar Energy That Doesn’t Block the View
Eng-Tips
Posted August 20, 2014 by in News
A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the ...
           
Eight Simple Steps On How To Successfully Select An ERP System
Epicor
Posted August 20, 2014 by in Editorial
An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a series of software applications or modules that collects data from your sales, purchasing, finance, inventory, supply chain, manufacturing and quality...
           
Device Monitors Key Step in Development of Tumor Metastases
Eng-Tips
Posted August 19, 2014 by in News
A microfluidic device developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) may help study key steps in the process by which cancer cells break off from a primary tumor to invade other tissues and form me...
           
Recycling Old Batteries into Solar Cells
Eng-Tips
Posted August 18, 2014 by in News
This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries -- a potential source of lead pollution -- into new, long-lasting sola...
           
Wireless Sensors and Flying Robots: A Way to Monitor Deteriorating Bridges
Eng-Tips
Posted August 15, 2014 by in News
As a recent report from the Obama administration warns that one in four bridges in the United States needs significant repair or cannot handle automobile traffic, Tufts University engineers are employ...
           
Top 5 Operational Improvements for Today’s Small and Midsize Manufacturer
Epicor
Posted August 15, 2014 by in Editorial
Manufacturers today are looking for innovative ways to differentiate themselves in the competitive global marketplace. Understanding customers' needs in great detail is essential to positioning their ...
           
Temporary Tattoo Biobatteries Produce Power from Sweat
Eng-Tips
Posted August 14, 2014 by in News
In the future, working up a sweat by exercising may not only be good for your health, but it could also power your small electronic devices. Researchers will report today that they have designed a sen...
           
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