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Fast Circuits Expands PCB fabrication Service with Custom Engineering Capabilities
SACRAMENTO, CA, July 21, 2014 -- Fast Circuits Inc., a leading supplier of rigid, flex and rigid flex printed circuits, announced today that it has added PCB engineering to its PCB fabrication and assembly service offerings. These new capabilities are ideal for clients in need of PCB (...)
[WebWire Electronic components]

Your next Angry Birds opponent could be a robot
With the help of a smart tablet and Angry Birds, children can now do something typically reserved for engineers and computer scientists: program a robot to learn new skills. The project is designed to serve as a rehabilitation tool and to help kids with (...)
[Science daily]

Feedback control could be key to robust conservation management
Mathematical algorithms used to control everyday household items such as washing machines could hold the key to winning the fight for conservation, a new study has claimed. A team of scientists and mathematicians has shown how techniques commonly used in control engineering, could be replicated (...)
[Science daily]

Agilent Technologies Announces Industry's First DOCSIS 3.1 Waveform Creation Capability and Software Enhancements
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the M9099 Waveform Creator 2.0 , providing new capabilities for engineers working on the development of radars, satellite communications, military radios and the next generation of DOCSIS 3.1 cable modems. Release 2.0 of Agilent's Waveform (...)
[WebWire Computer software]

Linaro announces Android Open Source Project port for ARMv8-A Architecture is ready and running on a 64-bit multi-core SoC
Following the recent announcement of the Android™ L Developer Preview, Linaro, the collaborative engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced that a port of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to the ARMv8-A architecture has been made (...)
[WebWire Consumer electronics]

Linaro announces Android Open Source Project port for ARMv8-A Architecture is ready and running on a 64-bit multi-core SoC
Following the recent announcement of the Android™ L Developer Preview, Linaro, the collaborative engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced that a port of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to the ARMv8-A architecture has been made (...)
[WebWire Internet technology]

Linaro announces Android Open Source Project port for ARMv8-A Architecture is ready and running on a 64-bit multi-core SoC
Following the recent announcement of the Android™ L Developer Preview, Linaro, the collaborative engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced that a port of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to the ARMv8-A architecture has been made (...)
[WebWire Mobile communications]

Linaro announces Android Open Source Project port for ARMv8-A Architecture is ready and running on a 64-bit multi-core SoC
Following the recent announcement of the Android™ L Developer Preview, Linaro, the collaborative engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced that a port of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to the ARMv8-A architecture has been made (...)
[WebWire Computer hardware]

Muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command
A new generation of miniature biological robots is flexing its muscle. Engineers have demonstrated a class of walking 'bio-bots' powered by muscle cells and controlled with electrical pulses, giving researchers unprecedented command over their (...)
[Science daily]

Weave a cell phone into your shirt? Engineers envision an electronic switch just three atoms thick
Researchers believe they've discovered a crystal that can form a monolayer three atoms thick. Computer simulations show that this crystal, molybdenum ditelluride, can act like a switch: its crystal lattice can be mechanically pulled and pushed, back and forth, between two different atomic (...)
[Science daily]

19th century math tactic gets a makeover -- and yields answers up to 200 times faster
A relic from long before the age of supercomputers, the 169-year-old math strategy called the Jacobi iterative method is widely dismissed today as too slow to be useful. But thanks to a curious, numbers-savvy engineering student and his professor, it may soon get a new lease on (...)
[Science daily]

Noninvasive brain control: New light-sensitive protein enables simpler, more powerful optogenetics
Engineers have now developed the first light-sensitive molecule that enables neurons to be silenced noninvasively, using a light source outside the skull. This noninvasive approach could pave the way to using optogenetics in human patients to treat epilepsy and other neurological (...)
[Science daily]

Mathematical models explain how a wrinkle becomes a crease
Wrinkles, creases and folds are everywhere in nature, from the surface of human skin to the buckled crust of the Earth. They can also be useful structures for engineers. Wrinkles in thin films, for example, can help make durable circuit boards for flexible electronics. A new mathematical model (...)
[Science daily]

The great salmon run algorithm: How to swim against the stream and avoid the grizzlies
Solving complex problems is rarely a straightforward process, there are often many variables and countless plausible solutions each one of which has its pros and cons. Mechanical engineers have turned to nature to devise an algorithm based on the survival trials faced by salmon swimming (...)
[Science daily]

Third early adopter Sailfish release for Nexus 4 released
Carsten Munk, chief research engineer at Jolla, announced the third 'Early Adopter Release' of Sailfish for the Nexus 4. Let me stress that this is very much still a work-in-progress, and your device may explode or kill hummingbirds. This release brings Sailfish for Nexus 4 up to par with (...)
[OSNews]

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