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Germans wary of Google Street View

August 20, 2010 9:05 am | by MELISSA EDDY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Germans have long harbored an obsession about protecting privacy, with memories of Nazi-era denouncements of neighbors and East German secret police snooping still alive. Now they have found a new target for their fears: Google "Street View."Under strong government pressure, the Internet giant...

Ultra Compact Converter Range In 15 And 30 Watt Versions

August 20, 2010 8:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

XP Power announced additions to its extensive range of ultra compact low power DC/DC converters. The 15 Watt JCM15 comes in a tiny 1 x 1 in. metal package, with the 30 Watt JCK30 being available in a metal case that measures just 2 x 1 in.

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Position Sensors Measure Angular Displacement of Rotating Elements up to 120º

August 20, 2010 8:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing absolute output proportional to shaft rotation over a total range of up 120º, Macro Sensors RSE 1500 series of rotary position sensors are suitable for measuring the position of quarter-turn valves, flue dampers, weir gates, dancer arm tensioners, and other applications involving fractional-turn shaft movements.

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Applying OpenVPX Interoperability

August 20, 2010 8:12 am | by Vincent Chuffart, Product Manager, Kontron (www.kontron.com) | Articles | Comments

Ensuring interoperability between components, boards and systems has been an ongoing challenge for virtually all embedded systems designers, and was a factor in stifling the market potential for the powerful new VPX standard.

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Teardrop High Temp Accelerometer Suits Environmental Stress Screening Apps

August 20, 2010 8:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dytran Instruments, Inc. has introduced a new high-temperature sensor, Model 3310A -- a low-profile, charge mode accelerometer for use in environmental stress screening (ESS) and mechanical shock testing applications where

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Smart Vibration Switch Meets ATEX Approval

August 20, 2010 7:34 am | Articles | Comments

IMI Sensors announced ATEX approval of the company’s Series 686B USB Programmable Smart Vibration Switch, designed for 24/7 continuous protection of cooling towers, fin fans, pumps, HVAC systems, and other critical machinery

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Anchor Therapeutics hooks up with $10M Series B round

August 20, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Cambridge-based biotech Anchor Therapeutics Inc. has closed on $10 million in a Series B funding round, led by investors TVM Capital, HealthCare Ventures and the Novartis Option Fund.

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Digital Microscopy Camera Offers Faster Frame Rates

August 20, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Accu-Scope Inc has introduced the second generation 319CU digital microscopy camera that builds on and improves upon the architecture of its predecessor by offering faster frame rates than ever possible before on USB 2.0 microscopy cameras.

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Replacement Leads Feature DIN Overmolded DIN Sockets

August 20, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Bioconnect’s replacement leads feature DIN overmolded DIN sockets that have a positive fit with any brand of AAMI approved cables.

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Miniature Magnetic Incremental Encoders Meet Tight Space Requirements

August 20, 2010 7:07 am | Articles | Comments

TURCK introduced new incremental magnetic encoders designed with a miniature 24 mm diameter housing. The Kübler by TURCK 2430 shaft and 2440 hollow shaft encoders deliver the

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The Next Steps in OpenVPX Development

August 20, 2010 6:49 am | by Justin Moll, Director of Marketing, Elma Bustronic (www.elmabustronic.com) | Articles | Comments

OpenVPX is now beginning to sprout promising green shoots as interoperability has become a significant focus around the VPX topic.

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Embedded Computing Enhanced by OpenVPX Multi-Processing Systems

August 20, 2010 6:25 am | by Pete Jha, Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (www.curtisswright.com) | Articles | Comments

OpenVPX provides order to the rugged deployed embedded community with a framework that enables disparate computational entities to co-exist within a larger system while defining compliance to adjudicate disagreements.

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Hybrid Armor Incorporates Specialty Multi-wall Carbon Nanotube Material

August 20, 2010 6:15 am | News | Comments

SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. (SWeNT) is manufacturing specialty multi-wall carbon nanotubes for NanoRidge Materials, Inc. These CNTs are being incorporated into enhanced body armor to improve protection of soldiers and law enforcement officers from small arms fire.

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International Research Team Develops Ultrahigh-power Energy Storage Devices

August 20, 2010 5:31 am | News | Comments

A team of researchers from the U.S. and France report the development of a mirco-supercapacitor with remarkable properties.

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North Korea reportedly joins Facebook

August 20, 2010 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

North Korea appears to have added Facebook to other social networking sites it recently joined to ramp up its propaganda war against South Korea and the U.S....

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