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Enabling New Services in Industrial IoT

Many machine or equipment manufacturers are looking to offer new services to their customers to enable additional revenue streams, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology provides a way to accomplish that goal. Read More at Machinedesign

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Tech Gains Making inroads in the Transportation Industry

As technology giants break into the transportation industry, savvy leaders in the truck stop and travel plaza industry will find ways to capitalize on this trend to make more money. Tesla is disrupting the industry with a new all-electric tractor that is being marketed to Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo and UPS Inc. 

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NBC Used Virtual 3D During Super Bowl Broadcast

During Super Bowl LII, NBC used virtual 3D broadcast graphic enhancements of the two QBs to keep fans up to date with how they were doing. NBC had six players do body scans before the game to make the experimental augmented reality appearances happen. “It’s been done in Europe a little bit, but I have […]

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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top
February 27, 2024

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders […]

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JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter
February 27, 2024

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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Lithium-Ion Breakthroughs Promise a Greener Road Ahead for EVs
February 26, 2024

In sustainable transportation, the conversation often pivots to the technology powering our journey toward a greener future. At the heart of this dialogue is the evolution of battery technology, particularly lithium-ion batteries, which have become a cornerstone for electric vehicles (EVs). Dr. Veronika Wright also known as Electrified Veronika™ offers a glimpse into the […]

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Securing School Campuses: Harnessing Innovative Technologies
Securing School Campuses: Harnessing Innovative Technologies
February 26, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of school security, Adam Coughran, President of Safe Kids Inc., emphasizes the importance of innovative technologies and strategies to safeguard students, teachers, and staff. From visitor management systems to advanced surveillance technology, educational institutions are continuously seeking new ways to enhance security measures and respond effectively to potential threats. One […]

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NIH Puts New Clinical Trial Guidelines Into Effect
January 30, 2018

Researchers requesting funding for clinical trials must determine if their research meets new criteria set by new NIH guidelines. The new guidelines breaks from the traditional understanding to also  include both basic biomedical research and basic social and behavioral research. The switch has caused somewhat of a controversy, with some researchers claiming that the guidelines […]

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Managing Your Carbon Footprint
January 25, 2018

U.S. corporations increasingly look to manage their carbon footprints, and energy costs, by entering into clean energy power purchase agreements (PPAs). The contracts offer a tailwind to renewable energy developers but can challenge traditional utility-customer relationships. Ninety-five percent of the world’s largest 250 companies by revenue issue sustainability reports that disclose their environmental and social […]

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Measuring with the Use of Fizeau Interferometers
January 25, 2018

The Fizeau interferometer is used to measure the shape and quality of optical surfaces at high precision.[1] It’s important to remember that not all reference optics are created equal, as design and construction causes quality fluctuation. When using reference optics to determine the flatness quality of other flat optical surfaces, it’s essential to have confidence […]

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Apple’s New Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Roof
January 25, 2018

Increasingly innovative construction means incorporating composites into the design and construction process. Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) is a strong yet light fiber-reinforced plastic often used when strength-to-weight ratio and rigidity are required. Aerospace, automotive, civil engineering, sporting goods, and other consumer and technical applications are being found for these fantastic materials, and one of […]

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On the Look-Out for Dry Eyes
January 25, 2018

For most of us, tears are associated solely with crying. In a moment of sadness or joy, we might shed a few tears–but otherwise, the curious water in our eyes is not something we typically worry about. Tears, as it turns out, are essential to maintaining eye health, helping to lubricate and nourish the eye […]

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How Low Capital Investment in Wastewater Systems Waste Money
January 25, 2018

All too often we pay attention current costs, ignoring future expenses—and savings. Municipalities and consultants do the same thing when considering investing in a wastewater pumping system, thinking about the short-term costs rather than thinking about factors that could dramatically affect operating costs and improve performance. Such short-sightedness costs you more over the long-run. Most […]

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Delta Private Jets Announces A New Way To Travel
January 20, 2018

Private air travel is about to change. At least for Delta customers, that is. Delta Private Jets is revamping their flight options, and it could open up new opportunities for individuals to fly in style for less money. The subsidiary of Delta Airlines recently announced that it will be offering a Sky Access membership program […]

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Building Manage Systems Not Ready To Handle High Performance Buildings
January 20, 2018

With the growing technological capabilities of green buildings, one thing has become clear– building management systems (BMS) are falling short.   While there have been small steps taken towards rectifying the need for stronger management in the last 5 years, the main issue seems to be that manufactures aren’t that great at IT problem solving. […]

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