Lighted Ways Technologies: January 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Overcoming Quality and Precision Challenges In Cutting Applications

Huntersville, NC, Jan. 28, 2016 - As one of the most innovative technologies on the market for precision cutting of parts and components, Micro Waterjet has presented a leading-edge alternative for clients struggling with other cutting methods. Today, however, the company has taken their problem-solving approach a step further by publishing a comprehensive comparison guide that details the strengths and weaknesses of all major available cutting methods.

“Getting the right results the first time is what clients expect in this field,” explained Steve Parette, Managing Director for Micro Waterjet. “Understanding the possibilities and limitations of a cutting method before engaging a project is a vital first step in making sure that happens.”

The Intex Aqua GenX

The sturdy but slim profile of the phone’s metal body, weighing just 175 grams, is a device to behold. Upfront is a 5.5 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixels IPS display. It has wide viewing angle with an excellent brightness and a good touch response. It has a handy night mode in the display settings, that when activated, it stops the indicator LED light from blinking between 11pm-7am. The Intex Aqua GenX also got a high sensitivity glove mode as well as motion and gesture controls.

Monday, January 11, 2016

BASE by Wiivv - Custom, 3D Printed Insoles

BASE by Wiivv is a made-for-you, body-perfect, 3D printed insole with custom design and foot digitization captured via smart phone.

About this project

We want to create a meaningful stretch goal that will incent our backers to join us. If we reach $250,000, we vow to offer ALL of our backers a promo code for a $25 discount on a pair of BASE insoles after we have completed fulfilling our Kickstarter pairs. You can use this code for a second pair of insoles for another pair of shoes - or perhaps you will gift them to a friend. Those who buy multiple - will receive a code for every pair purchased.

Awesome tech products you can't buy yet: haptic VR suits, shape-memory 3D printing filament, and more

By  - January 10, 2016 |

At any given moment there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll find no shortage of weird, useless, and downright stupid projects out there – alongside some real gems. We’ve cut through the Pebble clones and janky iPhone cases to round up the most unusual, ambitious, and exciting projects out there this week. Keep in mind that any crowdfunded project — even the best intentioned — can fail, so do your homework before cutting a check for the gadget of your dreams...

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