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Legal and technological implications of 3-D printing

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is the process of turning a 2D digital image into a 3D object through printing successive layers of materials until an entire item is created. Initial images are created in design software ...

dateJun 02, 2015 in Engineering
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Banknote check with ultra-fast line scan sensor

Speed and accurate image reproduction are the alpha and omega of quality inspection in security printing. Conventional image sensors are limited in this regard. Fraunhofer researchers have developed an ultrafast ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Engineering
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Living in a material world

A pop-up, waterproof, solar-powered shelter. It sounds like science fiction, but a new multi-disciplinary research team is making this dream a reality. The 'Architextile' project combines architecture, textiles ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Engineering
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To understand every word

Hearing-impaired people face a challenge at the theater or cinema. Fraunhofer technology promises a remedy integrated into two apps made by Sennheiser Streaming Technologies GmbH. They allow the hearing impaired ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Engineering
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Mini laser for real-time quality control

Good quality and precision are essential – a dictum that also applies to products from the pharmaceutical and chemical industry. While the quality of chemical products is often still being monitored manually ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Engineering
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Managing the “Internet of Things

Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a software platform designed to manage and control devices for "Internet of Things" (IoT) systems. The platform can be tailored for everything from city management ...

dateMay 29, 2015 in Engineering
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