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Wire Stripper Designed for Wire and Cables up to Half Inch OD

September 24, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The temperature of the stripping elements is infinitely variable up to 1400°F. The unit has an infinitely adjustable strip length stop from 0 to 1-1/2 in. and has a self-contained fume extraction system.


RGB LED Illuminated Pushbuttons Offer Unlimited Vibrant Color Combinations

September 24, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

NKK Switches, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, announced the availability of the KP Series of illuminated miniature pushbutton switches.


NC State lands grant to research acoustics to detect landmines, bombs

September 24, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(North Carolina State University) Imagine a tool that uses sound waves to help identify land mines, roadside bombs or suicide bombers. North Carolina State University has received a grant from the US Office of Naval Research to turn that idea into a reality.


Target to start carrying iPad in October

September 24, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Target Corp. says it will begin carrying four models of Apple Inc.'s iPad, starting at $499.The nation's second-largest discount chain says it will start selling touchscreen tablet computer starting Oct. 3.The models include 16-, 32-, and 64-gigabyte models, as well as the Wi-Fi + 3G model.The...

Software Development Kit Addresses Medical Imaging

September 24, 2010 7:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments' version 2.0 medical imaging software toolkit (STK) is an updated and expanded collection of imaging algorithms optimized for TI's TMS320C64x+ digital signal processors (DSPs).


Legislation Could Repeal Incandescent Ban

September 24, 2010 6:54 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Incandescents may be given a stay of execution. Last week, U.S. Reps. Joe Barton (R-Texas), Michael Burgess (R-Texas), and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn) introduced legislation designed to repeal the incandescent light bulb ban.


RTOS Incorporates Security Stack for Networks

September 24, 2010 6:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Express Logic announced the integration of the ?SSL Security Stack from Cypherbridge Systems, a standards-based solution for chip-to-chip and chip-to-server interoperabilty across wired and wireless networks.


UGent and imec launch silicon photonics spin-off Caliopa

September 24, 2010 6:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Silicon photonics allows for small, highly integrated & low power optical transceivers for data and telecommunication.


Qualcomm defines format for 3-D chip stress

September 24, 2010 6:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Qualcomm has teamed up with Synopsys to define a new data exchange format it believes could be critical for supporting 3-D chip stacks that use through silicon vias.


NXP Motor Control Demo at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference

September 24, 2010 5:22 am | by ecnmagazine | Videos | Comments

Here's a demo of an NXP motor control development platform at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference in Boston


Insight into using Graphene in Electronics

September 23, 2010 11:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

New findings from the laboratory of ECE Professor Joseph W. Lyding, a researcher in the Beckman Institute, are providing valuable insight into graphene, a single two-dimensional layer of graphite with numerous electronic and mechanical properties that make it attractive for use in electronics.


Lockheed Martin and ZyGEM accelerate DNA identification for law enforcement, homeland security and defense communities

September 23, 2010 11:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

New, fast sample-to-answer DNA analysis platform previewed at 2010 Biometric Consortium conference


Oracle CEO: We're not eyeing services buys

September 23, 2010 11:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says his company won't follow one of the technology world's hottest trends: buying services companies.Ellison's comments Thursday during the Oracle OpenWorld conference go against the grain of Oracle Corp.'s rivals' strategies.IBM Corp. transformed itself from a...


Technology center for three-dimensional assembly of integrated circuits to open in Russia

September 23, 2010 10:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

A project to establish technology center for three-dimensional assembly of integrated circuits in Russia has secured approval from the Supervisory Council of RUSNANO.


F.C.C. Opens Unused TV Airwaves to Broadband

September 23, 2010 8:23 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

It is the first significant block of spectrum made available for unlicensed use by the F.C.C. in 20 years.


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