Team ETHOS (Experimental Torsion Hybrid Onager System) recently relied on a data acquisition system to help win the World Championship Punkin' Chuckin' games . Team ETHOS selected the Measurement Computing USB-2404-UI, with universal inputs, for their project. The direct connectivity to all of the signals, the 100 Hz data rate, and simultaneous sampling exceeded the team’s requirements.
SEATTLE (AP) — Apple says the elusive white iPhone 4 will remain out of reach until spring. Apple Inc.'s own "Apple Store" iPhone app lets people reserve products to pick up at local Apple stores. On Tuesday, bloggers posted screen shots of the app appearing to offer the option to reserve a white iPhone 4.
CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing Co. says it has stopped receiving deliveries of big pieces of its new 787 jetliner at its Everett, Wash., plant from a supplier in Italy. The two-week pause is meant to give the supplier, Alenia, time to fix gaps in horizontal stabilizers it makes. That's the part of the plane's tail that looks like a wing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — GE Appliances & Lighting is voluntarily recalling 174,000 dishwashers due to a potential fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday. The company is recalling the GE Profile and GE Monogram dishwashers because condensation can drip onto the dishwasher's electronic control board, causing a short circuit and resulting in an overheated connector, which poses a fire hazard.
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Auto parts supplier Visteon Corp. reported a third-quarter net loss of $140 million on Tuesday as it wrapped up its last quarter under bankruptcy protection. The loss worked out to $1.08 per share for the quarter that ended Sept. 30. During the same period last year it lost $38 million, or 29 cents per share.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is on a roll. Its popular new cars and trucks are grabbing a bigger share of the U.S. market. It's about to erase a big chunk of its health care debt. And it's adding a significant number of jobs for the first time in five years. On Tuesday, the automaker said it made $1.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surge in demand for commercial aircraft lifted orders for big-ticket manufactured goods in September, but businesses spent less on computers and machinery. The Commerce Department says orders for durable goods rose 3.3 percent last month. Overall, it was the best showing since January.
Power Distribution (Richmond, VA) recently announced the addition of the 400 amp Powerwave Bus System. Meant for data center and industrial applications, it is a flexible overhead power distribution system that works to minimize the costs and coordination for computer server adds and changes in a data center or commercial environment.
One can't help feeling a bit nostalgic when watching this video, which features a number of tech gadgets that have made a mark on society over the last few decades. Time.com's Peter Ha meets with Gadgetoff CEO Gregory W. Harper to check out his collection of gadgets and discuss the effects these products have had on society.
As many of you have probably experienced, omniscience is too often the barrier that stands squarely in the path of breakthrough innovation. by Mike Rainone, Co-Founder of PCDworks If you have been reading these missives, you may recall that PCDworks , our new product development company in Palestine, Texas, has spun off another company; a company that produces a portable wastewater treatment device.
A young entrepreneur and inventor recently developed a smart case in early 2010 in anticipation for the upcoming release of Apple's iPad, and his company reached $100,000 in sales after just two months. In December 2009, young entrepreneur and inventor Tim Angel suddenly lost his job.
Project Based Solutions (PBS) is a new type of ERP for complex, engineer-to-order companies and companies facing rapid change. And these days, most companies do face change and their legacy ERP systems strain to keep up. Is PBS a better choice for you than traditional ERP.
Many manufacturers have yet to exploit the full potential of cost reductions from within their supply chains, which may be attainable using information that exists within their plants. Find out how manufacturing information can optimize production and planning within the enterprise side of the business to significantly reduce costs.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Global audio and entertainment products maker Harman International Industries Inc. said Monday it plans to invest $100 million to boost its manufacturing and research capabilities in China. The company invested $75 million to start up its manufacturing and research operations in Shanghai, Suzhou and Shenzhen between 2007 and 2008.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc. is tightening its privacy leash on employees in an effort to ensure they don't intrude on people while the Internet search leader collects and stores information about its users. Besides promoting longtime employee Alma Whitten to be its director of privacy, Google said Friday that it will require all 23,000 of its employees to undergo privacy training.