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Using Customer IoT Data to Improve Products

Publish Date: October 30, 2017
As companies figure out how to manage IoT data, how to store it, and how to analyze it, it’s becoming clear that data coming back from customer usage can have a considerable impact on the next iteration of the product. There’s plenty of promise for connecting cloud-based PLM systems to IoT management systems. As a result, engineers could get data that reveals exactly how the product acts in the hands of the customer.

Is Anyone Listening When We Talk About Cybersecurity?

Publish Date: October 27, 2017
Cybersecurity is frustrating. It's frustrating not just to practice and implement, but also frustrating to talk about, write about, and discuss. Talking about cybersecurity with designers, engineers, and even IT professionals – particularly those excited about IoT – can feel akin to trying to tell a lifelong friend to quit smoking. The larger engineering community takes a view on cybersecurity not unlike how a patient with a chronic illness might look at a doctor's appointment.

The Anatomy of a Giant Robot Duel: US vs. Japan

Publish Date: October 27, 2017
Warning: this article contains images of both violent robot and human combat.

Congratulations to the Arm TechCon Innovation Award Winners

Publish Date: October 26, 2017
Arm announced the winners of their Innovation Awards this week during Arm TechCon (October 24-26 in Santa Clara, CA).

5 Technologies You Should Be Afraid Of

Publish Date: October 26, 2017

Solar Eyeglasses Used Sunlight to Power Integrated Microprocessor, Displays

Publish Date: October 26, 2017
What if your eyeglasses not only protected your eyes from sunlight, but also absorbed its light to generate energy? That’s the idea behind new solar eyeglasses developed by researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany that can supply devices with electricity.

GM Brings Lidar Development In House

Publish Date: October 25, 2017
General Motors Co. (GM) acquired a Lidar sensor maker last week, raising the possibility that the giant automaker plans to develop its most important autonomous car technologies in house.

Flat Printable Sheets Self Transform Into Shaped Objects

Publish Date: October 25, 2017
Researchers in Austria have made a breakthrough in materials design and 3D printing to create objects that can self-transform, moving from 2D to 3D without any external influence.

10 of History's Greatest American Pickup Trucks

Publish Date: October 24, 2017
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Flexible Sensor “Skin” Gives Robots a Sense of Touch

Publish Date: October 24, 2017
Robotics research is becoming so advanced that robots are becoming more like humans all the time. Now researchers at UCLA and the University of Washington (UW) have co-collaborated to give them something that’s intrinsic to how humans interactive with their environment—a sense of touch.