All solutions come with a problem. Arc fault detectors are designed to prevent dangerous electrical fires, but sometimes they can be too sensitive and shut off power unnecessarily. At least that's how a team of engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) sees it. To avoid this inconvenience, the team has developed a “smart power outlet."
Driven by increasing consumer demand and rising retail sales, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to set a new record this month even though new tariffs on goods from China just took effect, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.