News tagged with design

Designing optimal menus with no effort

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and Saarland University have constructed a menu optimizer for a GUI builder. Based on a model of user performance, MenuOptimizer evaluates the efficiency of the current ...

Oct 14, 2013
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Google Web Designer to simplify the building of ads

(Phys.org) —Back in June, there was talk of a Google plan to launch something called Google Web Designer, which would be a free development tool to create web sites and ads, built with HTML 5. The words ...

Oct 01, 2013 weblog
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New life for old TV screens

Television sets have changed dramatically in recent years, with the introduction of flat-screen LCD, plasma and LED monitors. These new technologies have virtually eliminated the old-fashioned cathode ray ...

Sep 26, 2013
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Arresting model stops cars

Researchers in China have developed a mathematical model that could help engineers design a flexible vehicle-arrest system for stopping cars involved in criminal activity or terrorism, such as suspect car bombers attempting ...

Sep 05, 2013
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Suggested DAD over CAD could save millions

New engineering design software could drastically improve the efficiency and accuracy of electrical system documentation and save the construction, minerals and energy industries millions in labour costs.

Sep 02, 2013
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