Any new innovation experiences obstacles. In LED lighting, one problem is the issue of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), or unwanted noise signals.
On Monday, Shannon talked about how she's been using the online tools from the Advanced Technology Vehicle Data Center (AFDC) to help her decide what type of highly efficient vehicle may be best for her household. The AFDC provides excellent information such as a Light Duty Vehicle...
OEMs now face heightening challenges which threaten their very livelihoods, forcing them to look at more innovative ways of developing new products to give them the edge over rival outfits.
In early 2008, I asked my Merrill Lynch broker for a list of stocks of American robot manufacturers. He couldn't provide me with more than two. So I went online with Bloomberg and found a list of 120 companies involved with automation.
I am always thrilled when I see one of our customers take one of our light sensors and design it into ingenious applications that use light to measure, detect and analyze just about anything.
All-electric vehicle. Credit: Margaret Smith, DOE
Currently most college students learn core development skills by working on individual projects. But when those students eventually go to work for a larger software company, they will inevitably be part of a team of programmers, working on one small slice of a much bigger pie.
With ever increasing demand for high-definition content consumption and distribution within the home, the consumer needs a highly reliable home network.
This week, Allison shared her experience of adding insulation to her attic. The result? A better-insulated home with less use of her air conditioning system. It's one of several things she's doing to keep her home cool during the summer (though insulation is effective year round)....
The three most attended SWUGN Summit events have one thing in common - they were all in Minneapolis. We're back here today with 184 SolidWorks users - another new record. I asked the crowd this morning....why? The answer is simple - these SolidWorks users are very interested in learning...
This year at my house, we have been on a quest to make our attic more energy efficient. I think we realized just how much this unseen area contributes to our overall comfort - not to mention what we pay to heat and cool the house.
Video is one of the most dynamic and effective ways to communicate to your customers and potential customers. Many tech savvy customers expect to see video and if your site does not provide video, they feel that something is missing.
This week, Eric shared his thoughts on Building Value with Energy-Saving Upgrades in Homes and Businesses. He also mentioned the U.S. Department of Energy's Commercial Building Initiative, which is a partnership between the department and industry representatives to encourage the...
Virtualization, cloud computing, advanced server technology, mobile apps and the like all have one thing in common: they need to be highly available and the foundation of this availability is power.
The benefits of the Smart Grid in the Unites States are endless, but among the most important benefits is the ability for the electricity supplier to adjust in real time to the user’s demand and in the future to perhaps influence demand.