In the News

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Skill Boss is a fully-functional, tabletop-sized mechatronics system designed to assess over 60 performance-based, industry-relevant skills.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Two 3D printers at the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases are changing the way educators, researchers and students approach a wide variety of challenges inside and outside of labs and classrooms.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Tech-Labs, a leading reseller of technical and vocational training equipment and curriculum in Texas and Oklahoma, has partnered with Desktop Metal, a company committed to making metal additive manufacturing accessible in education.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Every good welding instructor needs a curriculum plan to properly train someone how to weld. Course Builder makes the whole process of planning your welding instruction easier and quicker.

Cyber Security
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

As the volume and rate of complex cyber-attacks such as malware, ransomware, DNS data exfiltration and phishing continue to rise exponentially, higher education institutions are now struggling to deal with a tsunami of threats. To add to the challenge, the vast majority of threats they face are engineered to target a specific institution and to exploit any vulnerabilities in its specific...

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Being one of the lightest, most durable materials on the market, the new FDM Nylon12 Carbon Fiber material. Containing 35 percent chopped carbon-fiber by weight, and an ultimate tensile strength on the xz axis of nearly 11,000 psi (76Mpa), FDM Nylon 12CF offers the best stiffness-to-weight ratio among Stratasys FDM thermoplastics, meeting the advanced functional testing.

New CTE Trend - Fab Labs & Makerspaces
Monday, August 7, 2017

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. — Earlier this month, the local school district of Belle Fourche convened a meeting to move forward on awarding a nearly $3 million bid for the construction of a proposed Career and Technical Education (CTE) building.

Monday, August 7, 2017

There is a genuine interest in developing wood-derived graphene materials into electrical conductors. Rice University introduces this ground-breaking research by using the Universal Laser Systems XLS10MWH platform. This XLS laser system and processing conditions are described in detail in the following article.

Artec Eva 3D scanner is used to develop ergonomic exoskeletons
Monday, July 31, 2017

Kevin Langlois, a PhD researcher at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels), believes that mankind is on the verge of a technological revolution that will radically change our way of life. Kevin is a member of the university’s Robotics & Multibody Mechanics (R&MM) research group, whose main area of focus is wearable robotics, such as powered exoskeletons.

Augmented Reality: Does It Suit For Education?
Monday, July 31, 2017

Augmented Reality enhances different industries: entertainment, toys, social networks, furniture, advertising and marketing, and many others. The reason: augmented reality apps enable to incorporate digital objects into the physical world as if they were a part of it.