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Nuts & Volts Magazine (March 2018)

Events, Advances, and News (03.2018)

By Jeff Eckert    View In Digital Edition  

Topics covered this time include magnetic liquid windows; a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used in the development of Boeing’s autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles; a ruggedized Android PDA that can be used as a mobile computer, data collector, or field controller; an app to help avoid credit/debit card skimmers at the gas pump; how MediaTek’s MT5598 chipset improves 4K TV; a device that measures the alcohol percolating from your skin to provide a real time estimate of your blood alcohol level before you get behind the wheel; and who really invented the light bulb some 140 years ago.


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