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  • Production thrives when data supersedes intuition
    Predictive analytics, powered by AI and IoT, can help you avoid planned downtime and pre-empt the kinds of problems that cause unplanned downtime, says Wael Elrifai, VP for Solution Engineering at Hitachi Vantara They say you should trust your instin…
    - 1 day ago 15 Feb 19, 12:19pm -
  • Sub-terahertz sensor could help autonomous cars see through fog
    A new sub-terahertz sensor developed at MIT could help autonomous vehicles and robots identify objects in foggy conditions where LiDAR fails.   Sub-terahertz wavelengths are between microwave and infrared radiation on the electromagnetic spectrum an…
    - 1 day ago 15 Feb 19, 10:27am -
  • Nobel-winning gravitational wave detectors to get major upgrade
    The observatories that made the first detection of gravitational waves are to be upgraded thanks to funding from the US, UK and Australia. The upgraded facility, known as Advanced LIGO Plus (ALIGO+), will probe the origins and evolution of black hole…
    - 1 day ago 15 Feb 19, 10:04am -
  • Strain sensor offers wearable solution for monitoring lung disease
    Strain sensor devices developed could provide people with a wearable, disposable respiration monitoring solution that helps them manage chronic pulmonary conditions. Developed by researchers at the University of California, Irvine, the new device has…
    - 1 day ago 15 Feb 19, 9:18am -
  • Interview: Mark Sealy, head of engineering at Tata Motor’s European technical centre
    Tata Motors’ top UK engineer Mark Sealy explains to Jon Excell how British expertise is driving innovation for the Indian car market Fuelled by the spending power of its rapidly expanding middle class, the Indian automotive sector has changed beyon…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 19, 12:02am -

Science Daily Engineering

  • newEngineered metasurfaces reflect waves in unusual directions
    Researchers have developed new metasurfaces for the arbitrary manipulation of reflected waves, essentially breaking classical reflection law to engineer it at will.
    - 3 hours ago 16 Feb 19, 2:45pm -
  • Engineers develop wearable respiration monitor with children's toy
    Using Shrinky Dinks, a popular children's toy, engineers have created wearable, disposable respiration sensors that track the rate and volume of a wearer's breath. The new device will help sufferers of asthma and many other pulmonary conditions.
    - 2 days ago 14 Feb 19, 1:46pm -
  • Sustainable electronics manufacturing breakthrough
    Researchers are developing an eco-friendly, 3D printable solution for producing wireless Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors that can be used and disposed of without contaminating the environment.
    - 3 days ago 13 Feb 19, 10:23pm -
  • The first walking robot that moves without GPS
    Desert ants are extraordinary solitary navigators. Researchers were inspired by these ants as they designed AntBot, the first walking robot that can explore its environment randomly and go home automatically, without GPS or mapping. This work opens u…
    - 3 days ago 13 Feb 19, 7:27pm -
  • Developable mechanisms can reside inside the surface of a structure
    Engineers detail new technology that allows them to build complex mechanisms into the exterior of a structure without taking up any actual space below the surface. This new class of mechanisms, called 'developable mechanisms,' get their name from dev…
    - 3 days ago 13 Feb 19, 7:27pm - Engineering Tech