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MIT Bounding Algorithm Enables Cheetah Robot to Sprint over Grass

MIT Bounding Algorithm Enables Cheetah Robot to Sprint over Grass

Researchers at MIT have developed a new bounding algorithm, which enabled a cheetah robot to sprint across grass. During indoor tests it reached a speed of 10mph and on the Killian Court it bounded at a steady clip. This robot is expected to reach a speed of 30mph. [More]
NASA Launches Vertical Assembly Center for Deep Space Mission Rocket

NASA Launches Vertical Assembly Center for Deep Space Mission Rocket

NASA unveiled the world’s largest 170-foot-tall, 78-foot-wide Vertical Assembly Center, a spacecraft welding tool at its Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The core stage of Space Launch System (SLS), America’s giant rocket will be developed using this welding toolkit. [More]
Rigaku Raman Technologies Introduces Handheld Raman Analyser at CPhI Worldwide 2014

Rigaku Raman Technologies Introduces Handheld Raman Analyser at CPhI Worldwide 2014

Rigaku Raman Technologies, a pioneering manufacturer of portable and handheld Raman spectrometers, announced its plans to unveil the advanced handheld Raman analyser – Progeny at CPhI Worldwide 2014. [More]
Cambridge University Researchers Produce First Graphene-Based Flexible Device

Cambridge University Researchers Produce First Graphene-Based Flexible Device

Researchers from the Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) and Plastic Logic have successfully developed a flexible display device made of graphene, which is the first of its kind. [More]
Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Free Non-Destructive 3D Imaging for Researchers

Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Free Non-Destructive 3D Imaging for Researchers

A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to provide Advanced 3D Imaging for free. Researchers, students, academic institutions and industries will be able to utilize the facility for non-invasive imaging of samples in 3D, 4D and 5D. [More]
Harvard Researchers Create Self-organising Robot Swarm

Harvard Researchers Create Self-organising Robot Swarm

Researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Wyss Institute have created autonomous robots that follow simple rules to gradually arrange themselves into complex, predetermined shapes. [More]
Mouser Electronics Collaborates with National Instruments to Release MultiSIM BLUE Circuit Simulation Tool

Mouser Electronics Collaborates with National Instruments to Release MultiSIM BLUE Circuit Simulation Tool

Mouser Electronics today announced the upcoming release of MultiSIM BLUE, the NI Multisim Component Evaluator – Mouser Edition. In collaboration with NI, the new Mouser version of the free tool will add features and functionality to provide engineers with an industry-standard SPICE simulation environment of electronic circuits using Mouser Electronics’ distributed components. [More]
Synapse Design Moves Operations in Colorado

Synapse Design Moves Operations in Colorado

Synapse Design, the leading SOC and ASIC design services partner serving tier-one system and semiconductor companies, announced it has moved its Colorado operations from Longmont to Boulder. This facility is one of seven design centers based throughout the world supporting embedded software, SOC and ASIC product development. [More]
Mexico Honors Skyworks with Technology and Innovation Award

Mexico Honors Skyworks with Technology and Innovation Award

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it received the National Technology and Innovation (PNTi) award from Mexico in two categories: Technology Management and Process Innovation. [More]
IIE Honors Texas A&M Professor with Award for Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering

IIE Honors Texas A&M Professor with Award for Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering

Dr. Bukkapatnam, professor and holder of the Rockwell International Professorship, received the Award for Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) at this year’s annual conference in Montreal, Canada. [More]