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US Army outfits first vehicles with electronic stability control

May 26, 2015 | by Army News Service | News | Comments

Soldiers laud the ballistic protection Mine Resistant Ambush Protected, or MRAP, vehicles that provide them against underbody threats, but now a brand-new MRAP feature...

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Explosion proof portable spider box operates up to 4,000 watts of lighting

May 26, 2015 4:38 pm | by Larson Electronics LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Longtime leading supplier of explosion proof lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a ten outlet explosion proof portable spider box that allows operators to safely operate up to 4,000 watts of lighting and electrical equipment...

Buck Controller eliminates need for intermediate power conversion stage in industrial applications

May 26, 2015 4:18 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Intersil Corporation announced the first 60V synchronous buck controller able to bypass the intermediate step-down conversion stage traditionally employed in industrial applications...

California Eastern Laboratories’ MeshWorks wins market disrupter award

May 26, 2015 4:01 pm | by By Kasey Panetta, Editor @kcpanetta | News | Comments

During the second annual ECN IMPACT Awards, ECN honored MeshWorks ™, a product of California Eastern Laboratories, as the 2015 Market Disrupter. MeshWorks is a wireless sensor platform/network with embedded cloud connectivity...


ECN IMPACT Awards Honor Outstanding Achievement in Design Engineering

May 26, 2015 3:53 pm | News | Comments

On Wednesday, May 13th, ECN held its second annual IMPACT Awards, honoring outstanding achievement in electronic design...


IHS Engineering360 Media Solutions & ECIA partner for authorized distributor inventory

May 26, 2015 3:29 pm | News | Comments

IHS Engineering360 Media Solutions announced that it has partnered with the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) to help authorized distributors...


Future Electronics named Global Distributor of the Year

May 26, 2015 3:21 pm | News | Comments

Future Electronics is pleased to have been named Global Distributor of the year for 2014 by Diodes Inc...


Navy develops semi-autonomous air-launched missile for F/A-18

May 26, 2015 2:17 pm | by Kris Osborn, Defense Tech | News | Comments

The Navy is working on a deal with Lockheed Martin to integrate its new, semi-autonomously guided Long Range Anti-Ship Missile onto an F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft, giving the fighter an increased ability to...


Low power output DC-DC converters targets diverse range of low power applications

May 26, 2015 2:04 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Artesyn Embedded Technologies launched its lowest power output DC-DC converters, targeting a diverse range of low power applications, including data communication, telecommunication and computer peripheral equipment, industrial automation and mobile battery-powered systems...


New chip makes testing for antibiotic-resistant bacteria faster, easier

May 26, 2015 1:56 pm | by University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | News | Comments

We live in fear of 'superbugs': infectious bacteria that don't respond to treatment by antibiotics, and can turn a routine hospital stay into a nightmare...


Semiconductor chips made from wood could lead to biodegradable computer chips

May 26, 2015 1:47 pm | News | Comments

Portable electronics - typically made of non-renewable, non-biodegradable and potentially toxic materials - are discarded at an alarming rate in consumers' pursuit of the next best electronic gadget....

Researchers develop intelligent handheld robots

May 26, 2015 12:27 pm | by University of Bristol | News | Comments

What if handheld tools know what needs to be done and were even able to guide and help inexperienced users to complete jobs that require skill...


New technique speeds nanoMRI imaging

May 26, 2015 12:17 pm | by American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

Producing images with near-atomic resolution, however, is immensely difficult and time-consuming. A single nanoMRI scan can require weeks to complete....


165W adapter power supplies have medical certification

May 26, 2015 12:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda medical certified DTM165 adapter power supplies...


Air Force wants to fire lasers from aircraft by 2023

May 26, 2015 9:28 am | by Kris Osborn, Defense Tech | News | Comments

The Air Force plans to be able to incinerate targets such as incoming missiles with laser weapons...


Why the birth of PCs led to fewer women in STEM

May 26, 2015 9:26 am | by Muriel Kolker, MHS Engineering Teacher and Mechnical Engineer | Blogs | Comments

We are the product of our environment. Although it may account for the low numbers of girls and minorities in STEM careers...



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