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Engineering Update #1: Smart TVs & Unmanned Cars

January 24, 2013 9:08 am | Mouser Electronics Videos Comments

New from Electronic Component News is the very first episode of our Engineering Update newscast, brought to you by Mouser Electronics (, the electronic components distributor with the widest selection of the newest products. We talk about...


The Specialist & Agent Honeywell in "Dead in the Water"

January 23, 2013 10:22 am Videos Comments

When long life and reliability are critical to your operation, there's no better team than TTI and Honeywell.


Rocket's Core Gets Rave Review on This Week @NASA

January 9, 2013 3:30 pm | by @NASA Videos Comments

"The core stage of NASA's Space Launch System -- America's new flagship rocket -- has successfully completed a major technical review by meeting system requirements within acceptable risk, and fell within schedule and budget constraints.


TWIE 130: Land Mine Sweeper that Blows in the Wind

January 9, 2013 3:26 pm | by Videos Comments

TWIE 130: Land Mine Sweeper that Blows in the Wind. This Week in Engineering - Asteroid pulling to lunar orbit; spiked space rovers; dandelion-inspired anti-mine device; robots sterilize hospital rooms; graves with QR codes; and printable record albums.


Engineering Newswire 19: Spikey Spacecraft Headed to Martian Moon

January 9, 2013 3:22 pm Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Interpower, the premier supplier of power system components for worldwide markets, we’re sending spikey little spacecraft to Martian moons, building a creepy little robot toddler, and moving one step closer to robotic telepresence. This episode features:


Engineering Newswire 18: Mini jet engines cool laptops

January 2, 2013 1:18 pm Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're stretching wires to incredible lengths, embracing the great bartender in the sky, and cooling laptops with jet engines. Today's episode features...


Real-life Mario Kart - Waterloo Labs

December 20, 2012 10:09 am Videos Comments

In this episode the good people at Waterloo Labs (same guys who created eyes-only Super Mario Bros.) rig up four go Karts so they can manipulate the throttle, gas, and brakes along with an RFID Item system so they could make a REAL playable version of Mario Kart.


Engineering Newswire 17: Life-sized, programmable humanoid robot talks, sings, acts

December 14, 2012 8:49 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're working with the world's smallest wrench, crossing the pacific in an autonomous wave rider, and creating a humanoid robot that can walk, talk, and ... act? Today's episode features....


Engineering Newswire 16: Designing an underwater hotel

December 10, 2012 9:17 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're taking our first taste test on Mars, building an underwater hotel, and powering the EcoBot with nothing more than poo. Today's episode features: Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy recently conducted the first land-based catapult launch of an unmanned system using the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System.


iPhone 5 teardown review

December 4, 2012 10:00 am Videos Comments

After months of rumors and leaked product-images, the iPhone 5 has finally arrived. iFixit sent their co-founder Luke Soules to Melbourne, Australia to be one of the first people in the world to get his hands on an iPhone 5 so that they could give it their customary teardown-treatment.


Engineering Newswire 15: Disney robots play catch with your kids

December 4, 2012 9:54 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by PD&D TV, we're playing catch with Disney robots, colonizing mars with deep pocketed donors, and beaming aboard a Star Trek classroom. This episode features....


Engineering Newswire 14: Blowing up James Bond's Aston Martin

December 4, 2012 9:49 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by PD&D TV, we're propelling bio-bots with rat blood, creating a dancing robot, "Gangnam Style", and blowing up James Bond's Aston Martin. This episode features....


TWIE 125: Non-Lethal Missile Knocks Out Electronics

November 28, 2012 4:25 pm | by Videos Comments

TWIE 125: Non-Lethal Missile Knocks Out Electronics: This Week in Engineering - Seismologists convicted of manslaughter; finding damaged nuclear cores; power outage missile; robot tightrope-walker; testing bridges with rain; and bricks from cow blood.


The Ben Heck Show : Build a retro computer — The Raspberry Pi!

November 19, 2012 2:20 pm Videos Comments

A retro computer for only about $35? Watch Ben build a retro-styled computer using the Raspberry Pi! Watch more episodes of The Ben Heck Show here:


The Ben Heck Show : Automated SmartHome tricks for every home

November 19, 2012 2:13 pm Videos Comments

Ben works on some ways to automate functions into an existing home. Automatic Door Buzzer? Coming right up! Ben also rigs up a system to manually change the temperature on an old Honeywell thermostat.



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