Manufacturing

A new technique developed in a four-year project by UW-Madison engineering professors Michael Oliva and Lawrence Bank recently won Popular Science magazine's "Best of What's New" award. By adapting the technology for highway construction, it means a road bridge constructed from Fiber-Reinforced Polymer grid could...

On its surface, radio frequency identification technology may seem simple: A data reader gathers information from an information-embedded chip, with an antenna enabling the transfer of data via the radio frequency. Overcoming the challenges of the physics related to the antenna is the key to...

Pacific Cycle built a significant presence in the bicycle industry by buying some of the most traditional, old-line brands on the market. But the Madison, Wis.-based company has jumped full speed into the future with the integration of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology into its...

Growing at an annual clip of 16 percent the past two years, Wisconsin's bioscience sector is making inroads into a state's historically known for beer, brats, and milk, says Gale Davy, author of a report, "Bioscience Wisconsin," released today at the State Capitol in Madison....

As part of a new National Science Foundation-funded network, University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering faculty, staff and students will work with some of the nation's top science museums to create hands-on exhibits about technology so small that even the tiniest human fingers can't touch it. ...

TEKLYNX International a developer of software products for the automatic identification & data collection (AIDC) marketplace, has announced LABELVIEW 8 label design and printing software along with Pocket LABELVIEW for wireless bar code label printing. ...

Are Wisconsin businesses ready to adopt New York e-marketing strategies? Creative online advertising is critical, says e-Marketing CEO Geoff Ramsey, who spoke in Madison on Tuesday. The pressure is on to improve targeting, but that makes it harder to reach a mass...