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Engineering Newswire 10: Amphibious ATV rides on water, for $40K

November 7, 2012 9:32 am Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, we're building nanoscale structures with metal, solving the iPhone's picture problems, manufacturing 40 custom coupés, engineering Porsche's greatest model yet, and designing an amphibious ATV.


Engineering Newswire 9: Skydiving to reach Mach 1

October 22, 2012 12:20 pm Videos Comments

This week on engineering newswire, brought to you by PD&D TV: Felix "Fearless" Baumgartner breaks the sound barrier by skydiving from an incredible height of 24 miles about the earth, NASA and the IHMC, with Oceaneering SpaceSystems of Houston, have developed the X1 robotic exoskeleton to either assist or inhibit movement in leg joints.

Engineering Newswire 8: Mining water on the moon

October 22, 2012 12:15 pm Videos Comments

This week on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, a group of scientists from the ETH Zurich research group are in the process of creating a swimming, robotic sea turtle named naro -- tartaruga, Hitachi, in collaboration with Nippon Signal and the University of Yamanashi, developed a prototype boarding gate...


Introducing the Freescale Freedom Development Platform FRDM-KL25Z

October 15, 2012 9:42 am Videos Comments

Get an introduction to the Freescale Freedom development platform FRDM-KL25Z. Get up and running quickly with this step by step out of the box guide.

Engineering Newswire 7: A fully 3D-printed race car

October 10, 2012 9:12 am Videos Comments

zero2infinity hopes to offer a slow and steady ascent aboard bloon, an intimate six-person pod attached to a zero-pressure polyethylene helium balloon. Gov. Jerry Brown rides to Google headquarters in a self-driving Toyota Prius before signing legislation that will pave the way for driverless cars in California.


Engineering Newswire 6: Get lost with Apple's iPhone 5

October 10, 2012 9:05 am Videos Comments

The new iPhone 5 features a thinner, lighter design, with a taller screen, a faster processor, and updated software, everything you'd hope to expect from a new phone -- except a suitable map app. Rethink Robotics has unleashed a revolution in manufacturing with the friendly faced, factory robot: Baxter.


The evolution of product design tools

October 9, 2012 4:58 pm | by Videos Comments

Product concept design tools have come a long way from hand sketches. Even proper drafting rules made a big difference, and so have computer design tools. Now designers are using social media to bring consumer interaction into the concept stage of product design.


ECN Magazine exclusive interview: Wayne Freeman, Microchip Technologies

October 2, 2012 1:55 pm Videos Comments

At Design East, ECN Executive Editor Chris Warner chats with Wayne Freeman of Microchip Technology about the company’s new Enhanced Midrange 8-bit families comprising 15 scalable MCUs ranging from 14 to 100 pins with up to 128 KB of Flash. These MCUs are positioned to eliminate the need for an external crystal.


Engineering Newswire 5: The world's fastest electric motorcycle

October 1, 2012 9:54 am Videos Comments

In this episode of Engineering Newswire, brought to you by PD&D TV: A group of dedicated engineering students from San Jose State University is attempting to build a self-balancing electric motorcycle. German researchers think they may have found a better way to protect astronauts, and future Mars colonists, from cosmic radiation.


Space shuttle Endeavour flyover

September 20, 2012 11:58 am | by NASA Videos Comments

On Monday, Sept. 17, space shuttle Endeavour, mounted atop NASA's modified 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, conducted a low flyover of NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. This is part of the final ferry flight of the Space Shuttle Program era. The flight began at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


Engineering Newswire 4: The government builds a drug sub

September 19, 2012 4:22 pm Videos Comments

In this episode of Engineering Newswire, brought to you by PD&D TV, the North American Team Eagle tries to set a new land speed record in 2013, lasers are used to make computer chips faster by using tiny germanium lasers to process information in the form of light, computers are being taught to read human emotions via facial expressions...


Engineering Newswire 3: Building planes that avoid crashes

September 12, 2012 9:34 am Videos Comments

In this episode of Engineering Newswire, the Air Force is developing a new technology that can take control of the plane in the event of a likely crash; premieres the first musical broadcast from another planet; companies are customizing climates on airplanes; Georgia Tech develops a self-charging power cell...


Analog front-end serves high accuracy energy measurement and data acquisition applications

September 7, 2012 12:19 pm Videos Comments

This video presents a brief introduction to the MCP3911 Analog Front-End and reviews the MCP3911 ADC Evaluation Board for 16-bit MCUs for high accuracy energy measurement and data acquisition applications.


Engineering Newswire 2: Advertising on toilet paper

September 5, 2012 9:43 am Videos Comments

In this episode of Engineering Newswire, toilet paper advertising with scannable QR codes; Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe lab gets threatened with closure; growing a new foot; cars that communicate with each other to prevent crashes; an iTypewriter that defeats the purposes of touch technology; and Apple wins patent grapple with Samsung.


Engineering Newswire: Toilets of the future

August 27, 2012 10:44 am | by PD&D Broadcasting Crew Videos Comments

In this episode of Engineering Newswire, the toilet gets redesigned; test flight of hypersonic Waverider fails; NASA's Morfius Project crashes and burns; MIT's autonomous planes flies indoors; sunglasses that record and take pictures; and NASA's Curiosity receives a brain transplant.



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