Clayton Luz

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Enjoy 4K UHD Technology Minus the Cables with Next-Gen TV

Written by Clayton Luz on Apr 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM

4K ultra-high definition

You like watching 4K ultra-high definition (UHD) content on your 4K UHD television. All those crisp pictures and clear sounds puts you in the middle of the action. But you don’t like that snake pit of cables on your wall or floor which can take you out of the action, not to mention those cable-provider fees.

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Topics: Information Technology

Studies Find Non-Opioid Meds as Effective for Pain Relief as Opioids

Written by Clayton Luz on Mar 29, 2018 10:00:00 AM

NonOpioid PainTreatment Drugs

In 2016, 116 people died every day from opioid-related drug overdoses, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Services. Opioid-involved deaths are continuing to increase in the United States. More than three out of five drug overdose deaths involve an opioid.

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Topics: Life Sciences, Healthcare

Hybrid Material Heightens Appeal of Sodium-ion Batteries

Written by Clayton Luz on Feb 28, 2018 2:45:00 PM
Battery.jpegSodium-ion batteries have powered their way into the energy storage conversation for a variety of reasons. But their low cost as compared with lithium-ion battery technology may prove the key driver of a sodium-ion battery market expected to hit double-digit growth rates during the next five years.
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Topics: Fuel Cell and Battery Technologies

Turnkey Solution Allows Firms to Develop IoT Products in a Day

Written by Clayton Luz on Feb 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Internet of Things.jpgYou’ve heard about the 4-hour work week?

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Topics: Information Technology

Digitization in Motor Vehicle Manufacturing

Written by Clayton Luz on Feb 14, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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Advancements in technology continue to benefit the motor vehicle engine manufacturing industry. New technologies such as advanced combustion methods, integration of drive systems and controlled valve operation systems to optimize fuel economy are also challenging manufacturers to contain costs.

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Topics: Manufacturing

Cities in America Are Getting Smarter About Parking Solutions

Written by Clayton Luz on Feb 12, 2018 1:45:00 PM
parking-meter.jpgIn Florida, the cities of St. Petersburg and Sarasota have joined the growing trend of U.S. cities that have adopted smart parking technology solutions and applications to ease commuter congestion and reduce carbon emissions.
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Topics: Engineering

A Touching Solution that Reduces Food Waste and Improves Food Safety

Written by Clayton Luz on Jan 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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Brands and retailers want to engage our senses, particularly with touch. Tactile techniques invite the consumer to interact with a product, delivering an experience that can stimulate demand for that product. The growing trend for tactile solutions has crossed into the food and beverage industry in, shall we say, a fresh manner?

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Topics: Advanced Materials

Cheap Biomaterial Could Replace Plastic Barrier Coatings

Written by Clayton Luz on Jan 20, 2018 10:30:00 AM
Biomaterial.jpgThe interest in “green” or “sustainable” products like biodegradable polymers and other polymers continues to drive innovation in the food packaging industry. Researchers have developed an inexpensive biomaterial that can sustainably replace plastic barrier coatings in packaging and many other applications.  The compostable biomaterial offers the potential to greatly reduce pollution.
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Topics: Plastics

New Permanent Magnet Generator Tech Set for Commercialization

Written by Clayton Luz on Jan 8, 2018 11:00:00 AM
Wind_Turbine-1.jpgA new topology of a direct-drive permanent magnet generator edged closer to commercialization. VertAx Wind Ltd and the University of Edinburgh, which developed the technology, have signed the first commercial licensing agreement for the C-Gen Permanent Magnet Generator. Announced in December, the agreement enables VertAx to build the technology into its multi-megawatt vertical axis wind turbine currently under development.
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Topics: Manufacturing

Smart Digital Tower to Improve Singapore Airport’s Operational Efficiency

Written by Clayton Luz on Dec 21, 2017 1:15:00 PM
Airplane_Blog.jpegTechnological, regulatory, security and economic trends are placing new demands on airports—the backbone of the global commercial air transportation system. To meet these trends, airport operators are expected to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on new airport construction, expansion and modernization.
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Topics: Instrumentation and Sensors

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