News tagged with manufacturing processes

Sensor network tracks down illegal bomb-making

Terrorists can manufacture bombs with relative ease, few aids and easily accessible materials such as synthetic fertilizer. Not always do security forces succeed in preventing the attacks and tracking down ...

dateOct 01, 2014 in Engineering
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Motorola to close only US smartphone factory

Google's Motorola Mobility handset unit has announced it will close its Texas factory by the end of this year, barely a year after it opened as the first smartphone factory in the U.S.

dateMay 30, 2014 in Business
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Testing smart plastics in real time

Nano additives can make plastics scratch and flame proof, or give them antibacterial properties. For this to work, the particle distribution within the plastic compound must be absolutely correct. A new device ...

dateNov 05, 2013 in Engineering
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Thermogenerator from the printer

Wireless sensor networks monitor machinery and equipment in factories, cars and power stations. They increasingly "harvest" the energy they need to transmit measurement data from the environment, thus making ...

dateNov 15, 2012 in Engineering
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Apple's Siri fuels boom in voice technology

Call it the "Siri effect." With Apple expected to unveil on Wednesday a new iPhone with added capabilities for Siri, its voice-activated digital assistant, industry experts say two factors are driving an explosion of voice-enabled ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Software
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