IoT

More Internet Things

The Internet of Things is “the Cloud”.  The notion that every sensor imaginable will eventually be connected to processing and storage resources by an embedded Internet/micro-controller will require…

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Internet of Things

The term “Internet of Things” was not unfamiliar to me, but I did not really comprehend the potential until a seminar at Advantech almost 3 years ago. Apparently…

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Miki-Pulley

Miki Pulley Introduces The BXR Spring Applied Brake To The US Market

Miki Pulley is introducing their BXR Spring Applied Brakes for direct sale to OEM’s in North America. The BXR safety brake may serve as an emergency brake, as…

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Fixing Wind Power Gearboxes

Two new articles were published on gearbox and bearing failures in wind power turbines in the last couple of weeks.   One in Power Transmission Magazine, March 2014…

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Composites and Mechatronics

The composites industry has been growing at CAGR of 11.1% over the last 10 years.  Given the soft economy, this is truly standout performance.  The largest markets for…

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Manufacturing Trends

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Internet of Things

Sunday, April 13, 2014

The term “Internet of Things” was not unfamiliar to me, but I did not really comprehend the potential until a seminar at Advantech almost 3 years ago. Apparently…

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Fixing Wind Power Gearboxes

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Two new articles were published on gearbox and bearing failures in wind power turbines in the last couple of weeks.   One in Power Transmission Magazine, March 2014…

pagani_zonda_r_carbon_fiber_edition_by_bromley_photography-d5ki6rk

Composites and Mechatronics

Sunday, March 30, 2014

The composites industry has been growing at CAGR of 11.1% over the last 10 years.  Given the soft economy, this is truly standout performance.  The largest markets for…

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MPG and What’s Really Important

Sunday, March 9, 2014

How we spend our money on transportation is a big part of the economy.  The purchase of an automobile is the second largest expenditure after a home.  There…