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ScentAir | | Why Scentair News Press | The Scent Of Npr Marketplace Would a Marketplace by any other name smell as sweet? Interview by Kai Ryssdal Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 12:09 Click here to listen Retailers spend a lot of time thinking about what the shopping experience is like for customers, and how that reflects on the store’s brand. “If [retailers] don’t connect and make it a comfortable, welcoming place to shop, and to spend their money, consumers will go somewhere else” says Andy Kindfuller, CEO of ScentAir. Kindfuller is adamant that these aren’t perfumes. ScentAir works closely with their client’s marketing team as they devise a scent. “The perfumers that we use, use up to 10,000 different ingredients... what’s amazing is they can identify those 10,000 just by smell and so we will often create a fragrance that can have several hundred different notes.” Kindfuller and his team even made a scent for Marketplace.

Buy a Rally Fighter | Local Motors Rally Fighter Announcing the 2013 Rally Fighter Head Turning Rally Fighter design by Sangho Kim, limited to 2,000 carsTubular steel space frame hand built by Local Motors6.2 Liter, V8 Engine, 430 Horsepower, 424 lbft TorqueAutomatic TransmissionFront Suspension: 18” travel, independent double A-armRear Suspension: 20” travel, 4-Link solid axleSolid vinyl wrap And the Local Motors Build Experience 6 days in the Factory constructing your car with a friend and an expert Builder Trainer(Two three day Sessions) (Start on a Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday Return the following Thursday, Friday, Saturday)Local Motors Trainers are with you for every step of the build process, no prior experience requiredBuild space and all toolsCatered Lunch, snacks, drinksTraining on how to drive your Rally Fighter Plus, this All-Inclusive Hospitality Package is complimentary 6 nights stay at a nearby hotel (Fairfield Inn & Suites / Chandler Fashion Center)Airport pick-up and drop-offDaily shuttle services to & from the micro-factory

Industries | LiquiGlide LiquiGlide’s mission is to have an impact around the world and across industries, even creating new sectors focused solely on liquid-impregnated surfaces. Due to the flexibility of the technology, the possible applications are limitless. From oil and gas, to better packaging for consumer goods, to high tech medical equipment, LiquiGlide custom develops slippery surfaces for any viscous liquid. Because each coating is unique, we are able to apply LiquiGlide safely across consumer and industrial sectors. LiquiGlide’s technology creates benefits across the board, for many different industries. For the consumer goods sector, LiquiGlide has many advantages for both the brand and the consumer including: product and packaging innovation, product differentiation, improved ease of use, reduced waste, etc. In only our first year, we received over 3,000 inbound inquires from companies interested in LiquiGlide’s technology and how it could improve their industry.

One-Off Construction Using Fiberglass Over Foam The automotive application of FRP/foam composite was pioneered in the 1970's by the author's former design firm, Quincy-Lynn Enterprises, Inc. We used polyester resin and glass cloth laminations over a core of rigid urethane foam boardstock (fiberglass over foam). Modern variations sometimes use an epoxy resin or vinyl-ester resin and carbon-fiber-cloth over urethane foam, like the composite used to build GM's Ultralite experimental passenger car. Carbon fiber materials are far more costly, and it's questionable as to whether the value matches the extra expense. Despite the strength-to-weight advantage of newer materials, nothing matches the original polyester-resin/glass-cloth/urethane-foam composite for quickly producing a tough, lightweight product at rock-bottom costs. You can use this composite to make virtually anything, from a vehicle body to a boat. A Low-Cost and Forgiving Material Begin by Attaching Plywood Station Formers

Fondo de Innovación Tecnológica (FIT) El Fondo de Innovación Tecnológica (FIT) tiene como objetivo fomentar iniciativas de innovación de Micro, Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas (MiPyMEs) de Base Tecnológica, así como de Start ups y personas físicas con actividad empresarial que realicen proyectos de innovación tecnológica significativos y con alto potencial de ser colocados en el mercado como innovaciones tecnológicas. El FIT también impulsa propuestas que consideren la incorporación de recursos humanos de alto nivel académico y demás recursos materiales de laboratorios y adecuación de áreas de prueba que refuercen sus capacidades tecnológicas internas para el desarrollo de nuevos productos, procesos, método de comercialización u organización. Los proyectos a desarrollar, con apoyo del FIT, deben estar y/o alcanzar una de las siguientes etapas de maduración tecnológica, de acuerdo a la metodología de la NASA (TRL): Asimismo, las propuestas que apliquen al FIT deberán estar alineadas a los siguientes conceptos tecnológicos:

No Time for Car Shopping? Click ‘Print’ to Make Your Own - NYTimes.com The sign’s message was clear enough: Please Do Not Touch. For some visitors, however, the temptation was too great. Here at the recent Maker Faire, a traveling festival for technology enthusiasts, people ran their fingers over the car’s ribbed exterior. The bolder ones took a more brazen approach, knocking their fists against the surfaces to see how the material would respond. One eager young boy, all of about three feet tall, went further, licking a front fender to learn how it tasted. This irresistible attraction was a 3-D printed vehicle made by Local Motors, and interest at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens was intense. The process known as 3-D printing has gone through a meteoric rise in popularity in the last five years, spurred by the emergence of low-cost printers and easy-to-use software. “The goal here is to get the number of parts down,” said John B. Mr. “We have said publicly that the price could be $18,000 to $30,000 for the Strati,” Mr.

BigHealth Building an Ultra Light-Weight Car, Part 1 Lots of people would love to make their own vehicle – especially a light-weight design that requires less power and fuel for the same performance. But it’s a lot harder to do than it sounds! The greatest problem isn’t the mechanicals but instead the bodywork and frame. Designs For the home constructor, there are basically two approaches that can be taken: a frame made from small diameter tubing that’s then (optionally) covered in non-structural body panels, or a monocoque. Despite being an old technique, multi-tubular frames remain very popular for one-offs and even small production runs. Bicycles and other human-powered vehicles (like the air suspension recumbent trike shown here) are also made from steel tubes. However, nearly all production cars are made in a monocoque manner, where the pressed steel (or aluminium) panels are welded together to become both the framework and the body. But whatever approach is taken, there are problems. So is there an answer? Planning and Design Costs

CIPQUIM – Comercializadora e Importadora de Productos Químicos Why Your Next Car Should Be 3D Printed — Backchannel Why Your Next Car Should Be 3D Printed It might be a whole lot greener, and as easy to update as software. Meet the Blade. It goes from zero to 60 in 2.5 seconds, boasts 700 horsepower, and has a top speed that is totally illegal. Typical sports car stuff. That’s where the similarities end. The Blade was dreamed up by Kevin Czinger, CEO of Divergent Technologies, a Los Angeles-based automotive startup. It’s easy to see the exhaust belching from a pick-up truck and assume that’s the biggest problem to fix. Electric vehicles can be particularly harmful to manufacture, according to the report, requiring about 20% more energy and emissions than their gasoline-powered counterparts. By the middle of the 21st century, Earth will probably be home to an extra two and a half billion people, and twice as many more road-hogging, carbon-pumping cars. For Kevin Czinger, the path ahead is obvious. Kor had long dreamed of making a hyper-efficient pod-like car called the Urbee.

i-limb ultra revolution | Touch Bionics Based on the reliable design of our i-limb™ ultra, the i-limb™ ultra revolution is an externally powered, multi-articulating prosthetic hand offering a range of features beyond the function of the traditional prosthetic hand. Features at a glance Powered rotating thumbgrip chips™ communicate via bluetooth technology for immediate grip access to perform a variety of daily tasks (see video demo below).Mobile control app with instant access to up to 36 grip patterns With the i-limb ultra revolution, your prosthesis offers more dexterity and moves more like a natural hand. Choose from a wide selection of automated grips and gestures to help you complete your daily tasks, such as index point for typing, precision pinch mode for gripping small objects or natural hand position for walking or while at rest. Utilizing its pulsing and vari-grip features, the i-limb ultra revolution provides the ability to gradually increase the strength of its grip on an object.

The materials list on this one is interesting. by writechantelle Apr 4

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