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Are Your Transformers Ready for the Smart Grid?

July 22, 2010 6:44 am | by Mike Dickinson, Director, New Business Development, Pacific Crest Transformers | Articles | Comments

National challenges like the aging power grid, increasing energy demands, spiraling cost of generating electricity and its cost on the environment are all pointing towards the need for a grid that can produce and distribute energy more efficiently and reliably.

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Stanford releases open-source camera software

July 22, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University) The more researchers, the better. With funding from the National Science Foundation the Stanford "computational photography"team is providing programmable open-source cameras to other universities.

QSFP+ Connector Offers Superior Electrical Performance for 40 Gb/s InfiniBand & Ethernet Applications

July 22, 2010 6:21 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics has released an enhanced QSFP+ surface-mount connector that offers superior electrical performance for 40Gb/s InfiniBand and Ethernet (4x10Gb/s) standards applications. The 38-position connector meets the SFF-8436 industry standard -- including the interface and host...

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Digi "Extends the Grid" for EcoFactor to Save Utility Customers Money, Conserve Energy

July 22, 2010 6:20 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Partnership helps Texas utility company Oncor save its customers $300 to $400 a year

August Roundtable - Why Adopt 'Green' Technology?

July 22, 2010 6:16 am | by Alix Paultre, Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

The Roundtable question for August is “How much do you feel the current push for “green” tech comes from image and the desire to appear ecologically responsible, and how much does it come from a true pursuit of performance improvement in power systems?”

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Amazon snags exclusive deal for e-editions

July 22, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday it has struck a deal that will give it exclusive rights to sell some of the great works of 20th century literature in electronic form.An agreement with The Wylie Agency gives Amazon exclusive rights for two years to sell e-book versions of novels including Saul...

Preliminary Agenda Announced for IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference

July 22, 2010 5:23 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, IFA, the global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances announced the preliminary conference agenda for its upcoming IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference.

Penn collaboration leads to simpler method for building varieties of nanocrystal superlattices

July 22, 2010 5:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Pennsylvania) A University of Pennsylvania collaboration has created a simple and inexpensive method to rapidly grow centimeter-scale membranes of binary nanocrystal superlattices, or BNSLs, by crystallizing a mixture of nanocrystals on a liquid surface.

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Schottky diodes feature switching speed of 5.0ns

July 22, 2010 5:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the introduction of the CMRSH-4DO dual isolated 40V, 200mA Schottky diodes packaged in the ultra miniature SOT-963 surface mount case. This device has an outstanding low VF of 0.35V and a fast switching speed of 5.0ns.

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What Eco-Driving Techniques Do You Use on the Road?

July 22, 2010 5:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Tuesday, you read about eco-driving and how it can improve fuel economy and reduce your greenhouse gas emissions. Simple measures such as observing the speed limit, planning your trips, and keeping your tires properly inflated can make a big difference in your savings.

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Development Kits Support Fanless Embedded PC Design

July 22, 2010 4:35 am | News | Comments

VIA Technologies announced device development kits for the VIA AMOS-5000 series, facilitating a more rational design infrastructure for a broad range of application-specific and fanless Em-ITX-based devices.

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24-Channel LED Driver with High-Voltage Output

July 22, 2010 4:23 am | by TIAnalog | Videos | Comments

This video demonstrates the white light output from the TLC5947, which offers 24 channels of constant current sink driver with high voltage output. Each channel has individually adjustable 4096 steps Gray Scale.

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Nokia Q2 profit falls 40 pct to $290 million

July 22, 2010 4:05 am | by MATTI HUUHTANEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. said Thursday that second-quarter net profit fell 40 percent to euro227 million ($290 million) as the world's largest mobile phone maker lost market share and sales remained flat. Analysts, however, noted its sales of smart phones were better than expected.The profit was down from a...

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Accession : Slovenia becomes the OECD’s 32nd member

July 22, 2010 3:24 am | by OECD | News | Comments

On 21 July 2010, Slovenia deposited its instrument of accession to the OECD Convention, thereby becoming a Member of the Organisation. Slovenia was invited by OECD countries to open negotiations for membership in May 2007.

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EIT Statement

July 22, 2010 3:23 am | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | News | Comments

Gerard de Nazelle, EIT Director, has decided to leave the EIT as of 1 September 2010 due to...

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