Copper Shines as Flexible Conductor
Posted August 29, 2014 by in News
Bend them, stretch them, twist them, fold them: modern materials that are light, flexible and highly conductive have extraordinary technological potential, whether as artificial skin or electronic pap...
Four Quick Ways To Unlock Hidden Manufacturing Capacity
Posted August 29, 2014 by in Editorial
With the economic upturn, the times of low volume and rationalization are over. Volume is steadily rising for many, and manufacturers are now dealing with a different problem than cost-cutting--how to...
Comet Collision Left Nanodiamonds Across Earth?
Posted August 28, 2014 by in News
Most of North America's megafauna -- mastodons, short-faced bears, giant ground sloths, saber-toothed cats and American camels and horses -- disappeared close to 13,000 years ago at the end of the Ple...
SaaS ERP for Job Shops and Small Manufacturers
Posted August 28, 2014 by in Editorial
Download this whitepaper now to learn about how the Software as a Service (SaaS) model delivers financial, implementation, and operational benefits to job shops and small manufacturers. It details how...
Sorting Cells With Sound Waves
Posted August 27, 2014 by in News
Researchers from MIT, Pennsylvania State University, and Carnegie Mellon University have devised a new way to separate cells by exposing them to sound waves as they flow through a tiny channel. Their ...
Data Center Trend: Distributed Power in the White Space
Posted August 27, 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...
Hotels With Smart Bracelets
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
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
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
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
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...
Power Streaming: The Power of Salt
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
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
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
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...
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