It’s like Betamax and VHS. The United States and the Soviet Union. Tom and Jerry. The furious tussle between direct induction and resonant magnetic induction played out at the 2014 Applied Power and Electronics Conference (APEC). This is a desperate fight that’ll determine the future of wireless power....
Micrel (San Jose, CA) announced that it would be previewing the MIC2111 DC/DC multi-mode controller at the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2014. The industry conference will be held March 16-20, at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
IDTechEx's Supercapacitor Europe 2014 conference is bringing the best of supercapacitor developments in the region and internationally to Berlin on 1-2 April. http://www.IDTechEx.com/SCEurope. Here, Franco Gonzalez, Technical Analyst at IDTechEx discusses some of the topics on offer at the Berlin show.
It was one of the hot trends at CES show: Communicating devices and objects. There were a toothbrush, a fridge, or even a garbage can that send information to the smart phone. It shows two things: First, there are many technical possibilities today to realize the Internet of Things.
Design errors due to tolerance violations often lead to the expensive recall of vehicles and equipment. Detection and correction of these errors early in the design chain can eliminate downstream headaches. Many of these errors are due to the lack of adequate tolerance checking leading to assembly problems....
The Digital Manufacturing Summit at GTC 2014 takes place on March 25-26, 2014 in San Jose, California and will provide an exciting forum for in-depth exploration of how NVIDIA's GPUs are driving innovation across automotive, aerospace, apparel, architecture-engineering-construction, and consumer products.
Siemens and Electro-Matic will be holding two days of excitement in Detroit at Ford Field. We are expecting over 1500 executives, technology leaders, educators, students and innovators in the manufacturing industry to come together and explore how technology is driving a manufacturing resurgence in America.
The ITB Group's 15th annual technical conference will again focus on the latest developments that are shaping automotive fuel systems, components and alternative energy storage systems. Plan now to participate and take advantage of excellent networking and business development opportunities with leading OEM engineers, innovative supplies and industry experts.
The UK's first "Reliable Software Developers’ Conference" has been announced - a conference that will explore the coding standards, training and development tools that engineers and programmers can adopt for the development of software for safety critical and highly reliable systems.
The Vision Show, North America’s largest vision and imaging trade show and conference, will be held in Boston, Massachusetts at the Hynes Convention Center, April 15-17, 2014. AIA, the world’s largest trade association promoting vision and imaging industries, founded The Vision Show in 1996.
The Plastic Electronics Exhibition is the place for leading companies in the printed, flexible, organic and inorganic large area electronics (OLAE) industries to demonstrate and connect to the technologies and people driving the future of plastic electronics design and manufacturing.
SEMICON Europa 2014 will feature more than 100 hours of technical sessions and presentations focused on critical industry topics that are shaping the design and manufacturing of semiconductors, MEMS, printed and flexible electronics, and other related technologies.
The Device Developers' Conference is your chance to learn about the latest development technologies from around the world. Whether your expertise is hardware design, enclosure design, software development, test and manufacture or project management, this event will enable you to explore the latest technologies and latest thinking.
AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2014 features the largest exhibit hall dedicated to unmanned systems in the world with over 350,000 sq. ft. (32,500 sq. m.) of space and more than 600 exhibitors. It is the place to find the latest solutions and products the industry has to offer and to connect with colleagues and new business partners.
Being such a massive show, CES 2014 had a lot to offer. But there are two sides to every coin, and many of you watched our Top Ten from CES 2014 to see what was impressive. What brings us here today are the few that scraped the bottom of the barrel.
Collaborative Robots, or robots that work side by side with humans, are the hottest topic in robotics right now. To learn about the technology, applications, safety implications, and human impacts of this major advancement in the field, attend RIA’s Collaborative Robots Workshop on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Boston.
Driving is all about context and that context is constantly changing. We've brought together these leading connected car experts to debate how to harness contextual data to create a connected car experience that makes driving safer, more efficient and enjoyable.
In its 7th year, the event is the only one of its kind in North America that focuses solely on advancing military radar capabilities. This event will bring together the most influential and knowledgeable radar experts in order to discuss the future measures and strategies for Developing the Next-Generation Military Radar while Maintaining and Advancing Current Systems.
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Energy Harvesting Committee is sponsoring an Industry Session at APEC 2014 titled: “Breakthrough Technologies Driving Successful Energy Harvesting-Powered Products.” The session will take place on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Fort Worth, Texas Convention Center.
Decision makers from business, industry and government must now seek integrated energy solutions — solutions which assure both a secure and affordable energy supply to meet today's and tomorrow's needs, and effective management of energy and overall operational costs.
For the first time ever, the WDMA Technical Conference will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Hotel, from Tuesday, June 17 to Thursday, June 19, 2014. The program is comprised of two and a half days of informative technical sessions reporting on current industry research....
Mobile is transforming communication, advancing the next payment system that alters commerce, and expanding ways in which we interact. Similarly the world’s premier industry continues to expand. Once again taking place at Fira Gran Via – the world-class venue in the heart of the Mobile World Capital. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to witness the industry’s continued expansion and growth.
SME, in cooperation with the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) and America Makes has established a team of advisors who have strategically defined the additive manufacturing body of knowledge. This body of knowledge serves as the basis for the Additive Manufacturing Certificate Program, which includes a review course and an exam.
What’s the only thing dorkier than a Segway? That’s right — Google Glass. They look like the drunken lovechild of the Borg and Jean Claude Van Damme from Universal Soldier. So naturally, they littered the CES show floor like weeds, belying the user’s fashion sense, professionalism, and any semblance of self-respect.
Much like CES 2013, there were a few high points, a few low points, and lots of people. Too many people. Aside from the mass scale, International CES 2014 had an inherent problem. Reporting from the show floor for an engineering publication, I’m inclined to look for the truly innovative, mold-breaking, and disruptive technologies.