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How We'll 3D-Print The Internet Of Things

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The Internet of Things promises that every object will eventualy be hooked up to a network. And 3D printing promises that any object we can imagine, we can build—on site and on demand. And big data promises we'll know everything there is to know about these networked objects.

What happens when you put those innovations together?


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Awesome explosion of 3D Print technology

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Print-on-Demand taking on Star Trek Replicator overtones. 

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Admirável mundo novo! 

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Solving the Engineers Dilemma: Product Development Challenges - Updated 03/09/2018

The Engineer’s Dilemma: Product Development Problems * - Complicated problems (meaning multiple interdependencies) to solve * - Complex problems (meaning layer…
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My apologies a previous version was posted and then Slideshare broke the "re-upload" function, which prevented a clean transition to this updated slide deck.  Again my sincerest regrets for any confusion or difficulty with the previous posting..

 

The Engineer’s Dilemma:  Product Development Challenges

  • Complicated problems (meaning multiple interdependencies) to solve
  • Complex problems (meaning layered) to solve
  • High development and production costs
  • Long development and production cycle times
  • Sometimes multiple re/development cycles
  • And be innovative, so that the company has a competitive design
  • Step and repeat the above

 

 This dilemma is shared across most engineering disciplines, Electrical, Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical, Process and Manufacturing Engineering, as well as others.  Read the presentation on how other companies have addressed these issues for their engineers and their companies for competitive advantage.

   

There' was a FREE, sponsored workshop by IEEE, offered in Portland Oregon on March 10th, 2018 at 1201 Lloyd Blvd., Suite 200 at 8AM if you want to go see if this approach is useful for you the engineer or your engineering teams.  But if you want something  presented like this for your team, group, discipline, industry let me know, contact me via LinkedIn.

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Video of NASA's Low-Boom Flight Demonstration

Video of NASA's Low-Boom Flight Demonstration | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
NASA is leading a government-industry team to collect data that could make supersonic flight over land possible, dramatically reducing travel time in the United States or anywhere in the world. The mission has two goals: 1) design and build a piloted, large-scale supersonic X-plane with technology that reduces the loudness of a sonic boom; and 2) fly the X-plane over select U.S. communities to gather data on human responses to the low-boom flights and deliver that data set to U.S. and international regulators.
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NASA is leading a government-industry team to collect data that could make supersonic flight over land possible, dramatically reducing travel time in the United States or anywhere in the world. The mission has two goals: 1) design and build a piloted, large-scale supersonic X-plane with technology that reduces the loudness of a sonic boom; and 2) fly the X-plane over select U.S. communities to gather data on human responses to the low-boom flights and deliver that data set to U.S. and international regulators.

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98% Innovation Failure Rate - What to do about it - Free webinar by Darrell Mann

systematic-innovation.com will be running their first webinar titled ‘TRIZ & First-Principles Innovation’ on 25 April at 14:00 BST (13:00 GMT). This free session is presented by Darrell Mann. The main thrust of the one-hour session is a recognition that 98% of innovation attempts – including those using TRIZ

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Our favorite Systematic Innovation Speaker and good bud Darrell Mann (systematic-innovation.com) will hold a FREE webinar titled ‘TRIZ & First-Principles Innovation’ on 25 April at 14:00 BST (13:00 GMT).  - The main thrust of the one-hour session is a recognition that 98% of innovation attempts – including those which use TRIZ – fail. This truth holds whichever method of innovation is used. The good news is that using TRIZ – or your preferred innovation method –  can and will improve your success rate, as long as you use it in  the right way.

The webinar describes what that ‘right way’ means. It will discuss complex adaptive systems, emergent behaviour and the importance of first-principle level of understanding of system behaviour. It will show that once these foundations are in place, the success of TRIZ is increased by several orders of magnitude.

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New Book on TRIZ/SI - the "Business Matrix 3.0"

Business Matrix 3.0 by Darrell Mann Years of ‘continuous improvement’ activity have pushed nearly every enterprise to the end of a dead-end road of ever increasing effort producing ever-diminishing returns. When we find ourselves in these situations, we have only two choices : to accept we’ll spend the rest of our
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Years of ‘continuous improvement’ activity have pushed nearly every enterprise to the end of a dead-end road of ever increasing effort producing ever-diminishing returns.  Business Matrix 3.0 is the latest distillation of the hundreds of thousands of innovative individuals, teams and leaders that have successfully identified and then resolved contradictions like yours.  Whatever your problem might be, the last twenty years of our research reveals, someone out there has found a breakthrough solution. The Business Matrix 3.0 book is the only place you’ll find reliable, repeatable access to these solutions: a means to allow you to stop spinning your wheels and start delivering meaningful, sustainable breakthrough solutions. The latest edition of the book also features the ‘COBRA+’ process: a low-effort, high impact means of guaranteeing success on any difficult and/or complex challenge in management of people, or processes.

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Inventive Principle No. 3 - The Deep Dive

Darrell Mann A couple of months ago we did an analysis on the case studies we’ve been involved with during the past few years. Projects that have either been our own, or ones where a client has asked us to participate in the solution generation activities. When it comes to contradictions and contradiction-solving, it
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A couple of months ago we (Darrell Mann and co.) did an analysis on the case studies they’ve been involved with during the past few years. Projects that have either been our own, or ones where a client has asked us to participate in the solution generation activities. When it comes to contradictions and contradiction-solving, it seems that we have consistently had our biggest successes coming through solutions generated with the assistance of Inventive Principle 3, Local Quality. 

 

Read on for an interesting point of view on how this Inventive Principle has been used, we think you'll agree that it is an excellent way to look at producing solutions to problems you face in design or manufacturing..

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Evolving the Potential of a Design to the Next Level - Hierarchies and Steps to Folloq

Darrell Mann Although widely established as a means of analyzing the maturity of a system, and for guiding the generation of future evolution direction ideas, there continues to be confusion over how to get the best out of the Evolution Potential process. I thought I’d use a simple example to illustrate a technique
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If you need to deal with complex designs (like this centrifugal impeller design) and you need to get some strong improvements on multiple layers / components of the product or process, then I definitely would recommend this tool, the "Best Practices" aspect is one that  I can professionally vouch for.  What Darrell, the author, lays out as a nice step by step means to establish (as a means of analyzing the maturity of a system), and then helps guide the thinking in the creation of solutions for that Next Generation / Future Evolution of your bright idea, just percolating in the back of your mind, that this tool brings out when you use it.

 

If you have never used EvPot (short for Evolutionary Potential), to help you in your design  / problem solving process, you're missing out.  This stuff works, you an also leverage other tools to use with it, e.g S-Curves / Performance Curve modeling to determine next steps re: your technology development plans and know that you have the best solution possible, presuming of course you've done the analysis up front.....oh but for love of better method.

 

Read on it's an excellent best practices approach to using the Evolutionary Potential software, not too pricey for what you get I'd give a 8.5/10 stars, but I haven't seen another tool that does this better, so for now it should be a 10/10, since the software doesn't have a "good enough" competitor that I've seen.

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Very Interesting Case Study on B2B Intangibles - Well Worth the Read

Darrell Mann Everyone involved in the Business-to-Consumer world is at least beginning to understand the importance of designing for the unspoken intangible outcomes customers are looking for. A lot of times those in the B2B world still don’t get it. We’ll hear sentences like, ‘the contract manager is simply looking

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From our respected colleague, Darrell Mann:

Everyone involved in the Business-to-Consumer world is at least beginning to understand the importance of designing for the unspoken intangible outcomes customers are looking for. A lot of times those in the B2B world still don’t get it. We’ll hear sentences like, ‘the contract manager is simply looking at a project with a B2C client with a number of adjacent B2B functions which might make it useful to let the B2B world see what they’re missing out on.

 

The story started a couple of years ago. For what will probably soon become obvious reasons, the name of the client has been removed from the story. We have their permission to ‘adapt’ the story… Which begins with their Patent (IP / Patent Attorney's) Department. A significant number of the Customer-facing people within the organization understand the ABC-M model and its relationship to mapping customer outcomes. Here’s what they suggested to the Patent Department people as a way of rethinking their relationship with their ‘customer’ – the Patent Examiner at the Patent Office:  Read on

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How Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Works - A Case Study For Entrepreneurs

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Finally a tell all on what and how BitCoin and Cryptocurrency works, who benefits and what it does.  Well worth the viewing

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URGENT:  The FBI, CIA and NSA say American citizens shouldn't use Huawei or ZTE phones

URGENT:  The FBI, CIA and NSA say American citizens shouldn't use Huawei or ZTE phones | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
U.S. intelligence agencies have issued a stern warning to Americans: Do not buy smartphones made by Chinese tech companies Huawei or ZTE.
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Top officials from the CIA, NSA, FBI and the Defense Intelligence Agency testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that the Chinese smartphone makers posed a security threat to American customers. Republican Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas asked the group to raise their hands if they would recommend private American citizens use products or services made by Apple competitor Huawei or smartphone maker ZTE. None of them did. FBI Director Chris Wray explained why it is an issue for companies and local governments to use Huawei or ZTE products and services.  There is a risk of letting any company "beholden to foreign governments" inside the country's telecommunications infrastructure, he said. Huawei is a global leader in networking equipment, and the government has previously blocked it from selling technology to some federal agencies

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Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 845 is a graphics powerhouse

Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 845 is a graphics powerhouse | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
Qualcomm recently let journalists benchmark the upcoming Snapdragon 845 on its own reference smartphone, and the results look promising for the Galaxy S9 an
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Qualcomm recently let journalists benchmark the upcoming Snapdragon 845 on its own reference smartphone, and the results look promising for the Galaxy S9 and other new devices. On the one hand, CPU improvements were merely incremental, despite a switch to new ARM Cortex designs. On the other, Qualcomm's new Adreno 630 GPU performed impressively, especially considering the power draw, putting rivals like Samsung and Huawei on notice. "There is need for more radical change to keep up with Qualcomm," said Anandtech. The Adreno 630 provides a one-two-three punch for the Snapdragon 845, offering 30 percent better performance and 2.5 times faster display output, all with 30 percent estimated power reduction. While no one was able to test the power draw, the chip pretty much smoked all rivals on most benchmarks. "Qualcomm current generations of SoCs are simply unmatched and the gap is so wide that I do not expect upcoming rival solutions to be able to catch up this year," Anandtech said. The one phone that did best it in a couple of graphics tests from GFXBench was Apple's iPhone X. And when it comes to an overall score, the iPhone X with its A11 Bionic processor still blow away the Snapdragon 845 by a good 15 percent on Geekbench's tests, Tech Advisor noted. It did gain a slight edge over its the iPhone X on Antutu's combined tests, however. On the Android side, however, Qualcomm's new chip is over 20 percent faster than its rivals.

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The Swift Rise of a Chinese Battery Giant

The Swift Rise of a Chinese Battery Giant | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
The key to overtaking Tesla by 2020? Lots of government help for EVs.
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The next global powerhouse in the auto industry comes from a small city in a tea-growing province of southeast China, where an unheralded maker of electric-vehicle batteries is planning a $1.3 billion factory with enough capacity to surpass the output of Tesla and dwarf the suppliers for battery-powered cars by GM, Nissan and Audi.  Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd., or CATL, already sells the most batteries to the biggest electric-vehicle makers in the biggest EV market: China. Now it wants to use proceeds from a pending initial public offering backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to get under the hoods of more European marques and secure customers in the U.S.  The company plans to raise 13.1 billion yuan ($2 billion) as soon as this year by selling a 10 percent stake, at a valuation of about $20 billion. The share sale would finance construction of a battery-cell plant second in size only to Tesla Inc.’s Gigafactory in Nevada—big enough to cement China as the leader in the technology replacing gas-guzzling engines.  The new assembly lines would quintuple CATL’s production capability and make it the world’s largest electric-vehicle battery cell manufacturer, ahead of Tesla, Warren Buffett-backed BYD Co. in China and South Korea’s LG Chem Ltd., according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The factory could go fully online as soon as 2020, an opportune time as China targets a sevenfold increase in new-energy vehicle sales by 2025 and ponders a course for phasing out fossil-fuel vehicles altogether.

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Tesla pushes even more states to upend auto dealer-friendly laws

Tesla pushes even more states to upend auto dealer-friendly laws | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
Tesla lawyer: "The law shouldn't be used to block new companies."
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more than 20 states already allow the California automaker to sell its own vehicles, while others have set up a system that at least partially bans manufacturers from direct sales and effectively protects auto dealers. Those states include Texas, Michigan, West Virginia, and Utah, among others. Last year, court rulings and changes in the law in Arizona, Missouri, Indiana, and other states have paved the way for Tesla to sell directly to the public.

In Nebraska, the new bill under consideration is known as LB 830. It has been met with opposition from existing dealers who are concerned that other manufacturers like GM or Ford will want a similar arrangement.

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Tesla's Premium Competition Up and Comer Fisker EMotion Concept - Seen at CES 2018

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Man this is one cool car, mostly carbon fibre, Perelli tires. butterfly doors, electrochromatic roof, muscular and elegant.  Tightly proportioned - meaning handles well when you drive it.--- Tesla has their hands full given all of their technical quality issues of late

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10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
Dueling neural networks. Artificial embryos. AI in the cloud. Welcome to our annual list of the 10 technology advances we think will shape the way we work and live now and for years to come.
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Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s a reasonable question—some of our picks haven’t yet reached widespread use, while others may be on the cusp of becoming commercially available. What we’re really looking for is a technology, or perhaps even a collection of technologies, that will have a profound effect on our lives.

For this year, a new technique in artificial intelligence called GANs is giving machines imagination; artificial embryos, despite some thorny ethical constraints, are redefining how life can be created and are opening a research window into the early moments of a human life; and a pilot plant in the heart of Texas’s petrochemical industry is attempting to create completely clean power from natural gas—probably a major energy source for the foreseeable future. These and the rest of our list will be worth keeping an eye on. — From the Editors MIT Technology Review

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9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018

9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018 | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
Some tech trends fizzle out and die a quiet death, while others are so significant that they transform our world and how we live in it. Here are the top nine tech mega-trends that I believe will define 2018 and beyond.

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Trend 1: The increasing datafication of our lives

Trend 2: The Internet of Things (IoT) and how everyday devices are becoming more ‘smart’

Trend 3: Exponential growth in computing power is fueling massive tech advances

Trend 4: The incredible rise of artificial intelligence (AI)

Trend 5: The unstoppable freight train that is automation

Trend 6: 3D printing opens up amazing opportunities for manufacturers (and others)

Trend 7: We’re interacting with technology in very different ways

Trend 8: Blockchains: An invention that could change our world

Trend 9: Platforms are the way forward for businesses

 

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Are you future ready?

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Intel: We now won't ever patch Spectre variant 2 flaw in these chips

Intel: We now won't ever patch Spectre variant 2 flaw in these chips | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
A handful of CPU families that Intel was due to patch will now forever remain vulnerable.
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Intel is dropping plans to patch certain CPU families affected by the Meltdown and Spectre bugs, because it's impractical or they're not widely supported.  The chipmaker has spent the past few months releasing and re-releasing microcode updates to fix the Spectre variant 2 flaw. But while it's rolled out updates for all processors launched in the past five years, it has now revealed some older CPUs won't be patched at all.  Intel's latest Microcode Revision Guidance, dated April 2, applies a new 'stopped' status to several CPU product families for which it had been developing microcode updates. The product families include chips from Intel's Core, Celeron, Pentium, and Xeon-branded CPUs.

Most of the chips are older, with some starting production in 2008, and are probably less widely used today than the already patched Kaby Lake, Skylake, and Coffee Lake CPUs.

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How Israel Rules The World Of Cyber Security from VICE on HBO

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U.S. intelligence agencies accuse Russia of hacking the 2016 presidential election, VICE News' Ben Ferguson travels to Tel Aviv to find out how Israel is on its way to becoming the world's top cyber superpower.

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Intel's Vega-powered mini PC is the NUC gamers have been waiting for

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A pre-production engineering sample of Intel’s eighth generation Hades Canyon NUC Mini PC (Next Unit of Computing) has made it into the hands of Korean hardware site, Playwares. This Vega-powered mi
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A pre-production engineering sample of Intel’s eighth generation Hades Canyon NUC Mini PC (Next Unit of Computing) has made it into the hands of Korean hardware site, Playwares. This Vega-powered mini PC seems to be capable of some pretty incredible 1080p performance despite its tiny size, and is expected to launch sometime later this month - potentially at GDC. This miniscule VR-ready PC runs at a TDP of 100W and is powered by Intel’s Kaby Lake G i7 8809G, a four-core, eight-thread processor running at 3.1 base clock and 4.2 boost clock with 24CUs of AMD’s Vega M GPU. Unlike AMD’s recently released Raven Ridge desktop APUs which rely on the system memory, this chip comes with 4GB of the super high-bandwidth HBM2 memory on the same BGA package.  The NUC itself features the usual compatibility for regular sized component’s you’d find on a full-sized PC, so these will differ from system to system. As you might expect, the engineering sample comes with some pretty powerful parts, including a Samsung 960 Pro 1TB M.2 SSD, and 16GB of 2133MHz memory. The OC scores bump the memory speed up to 2,666MHz, and the Vega GPU up to 1,300MHz, from the previous max boost of 1,190Mhz.  For an entire mini PC that could fit in a inside the box your graphics card came in, the Hades Canyon NUC sure packs a punch. Rise of the Tomb Raider manages an average of 53fps on the Ultra preset, and 59fps when overclocked. Rainbow Six: Siege reaches a whopping 96fps and 106fps while overclocked, even with the Ultra preset enabled. For the millions of players on Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, the Hades Canyon NUC manages 65fps on average, and 70fps OC, while utilising a custom preset comparable “to many gamers’ realistic custom options”.

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"Learning is in the Struggle" - I Want TRIZ To Be Easy And Difficult

Darrell Mann I was reading ‘The Dumbest Generation’ (Reference 1) the other month. It’s about Generation Y. If the title suggests some kind of a sensationalist hatchet-job on the Millennials, it actually betrays the presence of some really quite deep content. Of particular note, it seemed to me, was the research
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The title of this article says a lot. however I have to admit candidly, that if not for real experts out there to help you, the "struggle" part is most definitely a part of one's future in Systematic Innovation, however, it has proved to me at least, that having friend's with knowledge and know- how always helps to get the job done. Read on.

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Takata airbag scandal: Australia recalls 2.3 million cars

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Millions of vehicles have faulty Takata airbags, forcing one the nation's biggest consumer recalls.
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The Australian government has ordered a compulsory recall of 2.3 million cars due to faulty Takata airbags.  Exploding airbags have been linked to at least 23 deaths worldwide, including one in Australia, the government said.  The move adds to a global recall of more than 100 million vehicles - the biggest in automotive history.  The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said it was also the largest ever compulsory recall of a product in the nation, and the first to hit cars.  Voluntary recalls conducted previously had not done enough to protect drivers, said Assistant Minister to the Treasurer Michael Sukkar.  "It is the safety of all Australians which is the first priority of this government," he said on Wednesday.  Mr Sukkar ordered manufacturers to replace dangerous units within two years.  Factoring in previous recalls, about four million cars - comprising two in seven Australian vehicles - had been affected

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Elon Musk's Broadband-From-Space Plan Clears Crucial U.S. Hurdle

Elon Musk's Broadband-From-Space Plan Clears Crucial U.S. Hurdle | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
Google said it plans to acquire Xively, a unit of LogMeIn Inc., in a bid to capture sales from businesses that manage a growing number of devices connected to the internet.
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX moved closer to another orbital frontier as regulators advanced its application to launch a low-orbit constellation of satellites and join a jostling field of operators trying to cash in on broadband service from space.  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday recommended the agency approve Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s application to provide broadband services using satellite technologies in the U.S. and on a global basis. The proposal now goes to Pai’s four fellow commissioners for consideration at the agency which earlier approved three international operators for satellite-broadband operations: OneWeb, Space Norway AS and Telesat Canada.

“To bridge America’s digital divide, we’ll have to use innovative technologies,” Pai said in an emailed statement. “Satellite technology can help reach Americans who live in rural or hard-to-serve places where fiber optic cables and cell towers do not reach.”  The FCC’s move comes as U.S. politicians call for improved internet service in rural areas. President Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposal lists broadband, or high-speed internet service, as eligible for funding alongside traditional projects such as roads and bridges. Some Democratic lawmakers have criticized the lack of dedicated broadband funding.

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2019 Veloster N might be the best-sounding Hyundai ever

2019 Veloster N might be the best-sounding Hyundai ever | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
The fellas over at The Straight Pipe got a preproduction Veloster N and drove the pants off of it to see how it sounds.
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The CNET guys like to think that they're pretty well informed when it comes to the happenings in the automotive world, but to be honest, we were caught off-guard when Hyundai dropped the Veloster N on everybody at the Detroit Auto Show. The N has an incredible spec sheet, and from the moment we saw it, we had to know how it sounded. Thankfully, the wait to do so wasn't as long as we thought it would be. Just to refresh your memory, the 2019 Hyundai Veloster N makes 275 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque from a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. It has independent rear suspension, a six-speed manual gearbox and an electronic limited-slip front differential. It's a serious contender for the hot hatch crown.

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This electronic skin can heal itself — and then make more skin

This electronic skin can heal itself — and then make more skin | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
In a quest to make electronic devices more environmentally friendly, researchers have created an electronic skin that can be completely recycled. The e-skin can also heal itself if it’s torn apart.
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The device, described today in the journal Science Advances, is basically a thin film equipped with sensors that can measure pressure, temperature, humidity, and air flow. The film is made of three commercially available compounds mixed together in a matrix and laced with silver nanoparticles: when the e-skin is cut in two, adding the three compounds to the “wound” allows the e-skin to heal itself by recreating chemical bonds between the two sides. That way, the matrix is restored and the e-skin is as good as new. If the e-skin is broken beyond repair, it can just be soaked in a solution that “liquefies” it so that the materials can be reused to make new e-skin. One day, this electronic skin could be used in prosthetics, robots, or smart textiles.  Many labs around the world are developing e-skins. One created in Europe allows users to manipulate virtual objects without touching them, by using magnets. Another one developed in Japan can turn a smart shirt into a video game motion controller. This latest e-skin is special because it’s recyclable — and that’s an important added bonus if you consider that in the US alone, 16 billion pounds of electronic waste was created in 2014. All these circuit boards, transistors, and hard drives can contain toxic chemicals that need to be disposed of properly.

 
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FedEx raises, bonuses to inject large amount of capital in Memphis community

FedEx raises, bonuses to inject large amount of capital in Memphis community | Internet of Things - Technology focus | Scoop.it
Thousands of Mid-South workers are getting a boost to their paychecks. 
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$3.2B increase in pay for all FedEx personnel with a huge inflow of that cash into the Memphis area. 

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Fisker patents car battery with 500 mile range - Charges Car in 1 Minute flat


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1 minute - this is a WTH moment - when you can reduce a normal charging time of 30 mins for 80% charge  - 8 - 16 hours on a home charging, down to 1 minute, you've just make the technology easier to adopt and use - Just saying Tesla, Nissan, et al,.....please pay attention to the Main Parameters of Value within the Job-To-Be-Done by the User is trying to get done when you do your next design. 

 

Note:  Charging times will depend on which country you're in - for an EV with a range of 100 miles you're looking at around six to eight hours in the UK but 16 to 20 hours in the USA. To speed things up wherever you live, you can install a home charging unit at an additional cost - around £800 ($1100 US)-1,000 ($1400 US) at the moment. These guarantee safety and can charge the car around 2.5X faster than even a standard UK socket.

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