Editorial Director: Ryerson Polytechnical Institute electronic engineering technologist with over a decade of manufacturing experience and 20-plus years in technical publishing, is also trained in hydraulics, electro-pneumatics, bearings, mechanical CAD software, sensors, motor drives and electric motors.
Autodesk AutoCAD 2014: New features overview
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 10:56
New features overview of Autodesk AutoCAD 2014. For further training and tutorials, please click on the link below.
Association for Iron and Steel Technology holds its Northern Chapter meeting
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 17:00
The Association for Iron and Steel Technology is holding its 2013 Product and Service Fair on March 19th at Hamilton Convention Centre. The objective of this event is to gain knowledge, create jobs, meet friends in steel sector.
Motion Industries MiHow2 - How to save energy by controlling water flow and pressure with ABB/Baldor
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 09:33
ABB/Baldor and Motion Industries team up to increase energy savings by controlling air flow and pressure with low voltage drives. Mark Gmitro, Drive Business Development Engineer – ABB Low Voltage Drives, and MI's Tom Clark demonstrate how to get up and running with this technology.
Humber students work with Festo to achieve success
Friday, 08 March 2013 13:04
In the lead-up to the WorldSkills Competition in Leipzig, Germany this summer, a team from Toronto's Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning won gold for mechatronics at the 2012 WorldSkills Americas event in Brazil.
Teaching Kinect for Windows to read your hands
Thursday, 07 March 2013 08:46
According to Microsoft Research, one promising direction in the evolution of Kinect for Windows is enabling hand-gesture recognition. A machine-learning project uses a large, varied set of images of people's hands to train Kinect to determine if a hand is open or closed. This enables the development of a handgrip detector, which could launch another step forward in natural user interfaces. Cem Keskin, a researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge, demonstrates.