A Squishy Motor for Soft Robotics

Engineers develop rotary actuators based on pneumatically driven elastomeric structures.

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Autodesk Posts 5th Straight Quarterly Loss

'Profitability is elusive as the company shifts to a subscription-based model; investors aren’t worried.'

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Robot Orders Break Record in First Half of 2016

Orders for robots continue to rise – does this show growing trust in robotic automation?

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What Do a Jello Shot Machine and 3D Printing Have in Common?

ENGINEERING.com visits a jello shot startup using Plural AM’s 3ntr 3D printing capabilities.

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About That Solar Tree

The Solar Tree looks good in principle until the engineering realities come to light.

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International Projects Give Engineering Students Exciting Opportunities

Villanova University engineering students travel to Nicaragua to work on water infrastructure projects.

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PLM This Week: Autodesk Second Quarter Beats Guidance, Altium Acquires PLM Integrator

Also: PTC gets new CTO, releases new app and records a deal for ThingWorx.

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IOT

Blockchain Security Opens Opportunities for IoT Growth

Ethereum blockchain stores identities of IoT devices with BLE and NFC chips for greater security, interoperability.

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BIM

Keeping Organized: How Cloud Storage Can Help BIM

New release of Newforma Project Center promises to keep things sorted in the AEC industry using cloud storage.

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CAM

What’s New In Autodesk’s 2017 CAM Product Portfolio

Enhanced versions of PartMaker, PowerMill and FeatureCAM are now available.

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