June 2013 Blog Posts (9)

Survey shows drivers aren't ready for autonomous vehicles—are you?

A survey from TE Connectivty shows that most Americans say they're not quite ready for driverless or autonomous cars. Not surprisingly, the most concerns came from women, older adults, and those with young children.

Although part of me loves the idea, I know I'm not too keen - how about you? Read the press release with the survey results at Connector…


Added by Mary Gannon on June 27, 2013 at 7:44am — 2 Comments


Application of CAD CAM

Added by PRASHANT on June 24, 2013 at 11:15pm — No Comments

E5-H high performance universal variable speed drive (VSD)

E5-H high performance universal variable speed drive (VSD)

Model     Technical      Installation      …

Added by Kilda Wu on June 23, 2013 at 6:47am — No Comments

Manufacturing productivity through design efficiency

America & Europe have seen a steady decline in jobs in manufacturing job and the jobs moving to low cost countries such as China & Taiwan. The cost arbitrage has been extremely lucrative over the years. But the things seem to be changing from last few years. Rising labour costs, shipping, dwindling government incentives and newer environmental regulations are making manufacturing expensive in the low cost countries.  A new study by the consulting firm AlixPartners estimates…


Added by Amit Joshi on June 21, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

What does Stratasys acquisition of MakerBot mean to you?

How will Stratasys' acquisition of MakerBot affect you?  Would you be more willing to purchase one of the MakerBot products, like the Replicator 2, (for about $2200) to use as a desktop prototype system?  Or a future product from the company knowing that Stratasys development is behind it?   

Added by Leslie Langnau on June 20, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

9.5 Ways to not get the job you want

There are 100’s of ways to sabotage your interview, your shot at a job, a career, your brass ring.  In the essence of space and time I have narrowed it down to 9.5 ways.

Be Late.

Simple to the point, do not be late.  Be 15 minutes early.  HR often needs about 15 minutes of your time before the interview, use this to your advantage, and get those nervous jitters out of the way with the HR representative. 

Talking too much.

Talking too much is a sign…


Added by Carolyn Deann Richardson on June 12, 2013 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Applications of vector control variable frequency drive (VFD, frequency inverter)

Application of V5-H first rate vector control adjustable frequency drive (AFD)

Description     Model     …

Added by Richard Huang on June 10, 2013 at 6:58pm — 3 Comments

This Contact Lens Computer Is Like Google Glass, Without the Glasses

For those who find Google Glass indiscreet, electronic contact lenses that outfit the user's cornea with a display may one day provide an alternative. Researchers at several institutions, including two research arms of Samsung, have already built contacts of this kind, which use new nanomaterials to solve some of the problems that have made contact lens displays less than practical.

A group led by Jang-Ung Park, a chemical…


Added by Jessica East on June 7, 2013 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Scientists Build a Robot Cheetah

This robot can sprint 13.6 miles per hour, making it the second-fastest robot on land. (Here's the fastest one, which can run 18 miles an hour.)

While the scientist dubbed it "cheetah robot," it's a bit slower than the real thing. Cheetahs can reach speeds up to 70 miles per hour.…


Added by Jessica East on June 7, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments

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