This latest episode of Engineering Newswire from Product Design & Development takes a look at 3D printing documentaries exploring challenges of emerging companies, talks about toilet lights and imagines riding the flying phantom above the water.
The ability to access information and control processes from afar saves time, money, and can keep workers out of potentially dangerous situations. For many solutions providers, this means more business apps for mobile devices.
Consumers are tired of credit card breaches — and so is the credit card industry. But Dynamics, a developer of next generation credit cards, will soon be out with a high-tech solution: a card with its own keypad.
The main difference between lithium-ion and lithium-air batteries is that the latter replaces the traditional cathode — a key battery component involved in the flow of electric current — with air. That makes the rechargeable metal-air battery lighter with the potential to pack in more energy than its commercial counterpart.
Autonomous driving has long been on the to-do list for car manufacturers, but within the last year consumer interest has spurred inquisition in both the engineering community, as well as the legal arena.
Whether it is an innovation engine, or the actual level playing field (as argued during the international ITU conference), open source is growingly viewed as a credible game changer for IoT.
The technology company Pure LiFi has come up with the bright idea of using LED light bulbs to transmit data. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on how it works.
At the core of the project is a 6-meter (20-foot) -tall printer dubbed the Kamermaker, or "room-builder."
Dell CEO Michael Dell talks about how the company's move into big data services will become a big part of their business.
The hits keep coming for virtual currency Bitcoin. Christine Romans has 5 reasons why Bitcoin may not be the currency of the future.
Bitcoin, 3D printed candy, and George Takei, the Star Trek-actor-turned-Facebook-phenomenon, are among the attractions this week at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.
For nearly five years, government and industry officials have been exploring ways to make it easier to find airliners and their critical "black boxes" that end up in the ocean.
CNNMoney's Laurie Segall takes a bite out of Oreo's latest project, a 3D printed cookie.
Once the stuff of science fiction, "Driverless cars" could be commercially available by decade's end. On Tuesday, the DMV is hearing ideas on how to integrate the cars onto public roads.
The collapse of Japan's Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange is spilling into U.S. bankruptcy court as the company scrambles for legal cover after losing digital currency valued at $473 million.
Chaotic Moon Studios shows off a drone that can remotely stun a person, but its creators say it has applications beyond law enforcement.
The company says it wants people to “make manufacturing local again,” and positions the device as a way for small businesses or product designers to develop full-scale prototypes in their own walls.
State and federal politicians are pushing for a kill switch that would allow users to disable stolen smartphones to make them worthless on the black market.
Apple just unveiled CarPlay, billed as a "smarter, safer" way for drivers to use iPhones. Dan Ackerman, senior editor at CNET, talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about what Apple's competition is bringing to the table.
A new generation of toilets may one day make toilet paper — and the need to put one's hands anywhere near the unspeakable — seem like chamber pots and outhouses: outdated and somewhat messy throwbacks reserved for camping trips.
Apple Inc. is calling the technology, "CarPlay." That's a change from its original name, "iOS in the Car," given last June when Apple announced its plans to make its mobile operating system more compatible with automobiles.
3D Systems reported good enough earnings and guidance to impress investors while the whole 3D printing industry is bouncing back from a sluggish start to the year.
A Kansas surgeon is working on a $1.6 million research product that seeks to address combat-related trauma issues for soldiers. The product could potentially help heal weight-bearing bone in a fraction of the time it normally takes.
The McLaren 12C Spyder provides roaring excitement that's easy to live with... at a price.