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D-Subminiature connector includes size 20 fixed contacts

July 14, 2010 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

The MDX is a high reliability D-Subminiature connector with size 20 fixed contacts and is available with 9, 15, 25, 37, and 50 contacts. The MDX series utilizes the unique new PosiBand contact system.


Flipper USB fits into the computer port either way

July 14, 2010 10:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

UltraTek, a technology research company, is pleased to announce their new Flipper USB products which are available to computer users. Flipper USB has many advantages over the traditional non-flip-able USB devices. Flipper USB is user-friendly and safe. With Flipper USB, it fits into the computer port either way.


Key Advance in Understanding ‘Pseudogap’ Phase in High-T

July 14, 2010 10:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Scientists have discovered a "broken symmetry" in copper-oxide superconductors, which may lead to new approaches to overcoming a key hurdle to room-temperature superconductivity.


W.Va. state workers oppose privatizing tech jobs

July 14, 2010 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

With Gov. Joe Manchin labeling their stance as misinformed, a group representing West Virginia state workers alleged Wednesday that his administration is poised to privatize some computer-related government services.The state Public Workers Union Local 170 contends that administration officials...

Russian deported in spy probe worked at Microsoft

July 14, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Russian man taken into custody in the recent spy ring investigation and deported from the United States once worked at Microsoft Corp.A spokesman for the technology company in Redmond, Wash., confirmed Wednesday that Alexey Karetnikov worked for the company for nine months.The spokesman, Lou...

Evaluation Kits Serve µModule Transceiver App Developement

July 14, 2010 8:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The DC1503A evaluation kit from Newark supports Linear Technology's LTM2881 and the DC1554A supports the LTM2882. Both boards are available in either 3.3V or 5V. 


Microchip exhibit-booth presentation at the 2009 EMbedded Systems Conference

July 14, 2010 8:24 am | by ecnmagazine | Videos | Comments

This is a video of a product presentation at their exhibit booth at the 2009 Embedded Systems Conference in Boston, MA.

Load Switches Simplify Complex Power Designs

July 14, 2010 8:23 am | Fairchild Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor’s FPF1038 / FPF1039 advanced load management switches reduce in-rush current, or high di/dt, when a switch is used to disconnect loads with high (>100µF) output capacitances.


Yale Study Shows Electrical Fields Influence Brain Activity

July 14, 2010 8:22 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Most scientists have viewed electrical fields within the brain as the simple byproducts of neuronal activity. However, Yale scientists report in the July 15 issue of the journal Neuron that electrical fields can also influence the activity of brain cells.

IGate posts sharp jump in 2Q profit

July 14, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IGate Corp. said Wednesday its second-quarter profit nearly doubled as revenue grew and the information technology and outsourcing company added more clients.The results nbeat expectations, and its shares rose $1.03, or 7.3 percent, to $15.20 in morning trading."We had a good quarter and are...

First USB Audio 2.0 Reference Design with Support for High Audio Channel Count

July 14, 2010 6:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

This is the industry’s first USB Audio Class 2.0 reference design for high channel count computer audio interfaces, DJ and live sound mixers, musical instruments and digital effects devices. Implemented entirely in software using the dual core XS1-L2 XMOS event driven processor

NTU's solar car wins Solar Grand Prize at the inaugural Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2010

July 14, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Nanyang Technological University) NTU's Nanyang Venture III took home the Solar Grand Prize and was ranked 14th out of 29 entries in the Prototype category based upon measurement units of kilometer per liter of fuel at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2010

LED Drivers sport input voltage from 10.8 to 13.2VDC

July 14, 2010 6:10 am | TDK-Lambda Americas, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

To serve the steady migration from cold cathode florescent (CCFL) backlighting of LCD displays to LED backlights, TDK-Lambda has launched their new ALD Series of multi-output dc-dc backlight LED drivers. These drivers are specifically designed for LED backlighting of LCD displays that are now used in industrial and consumer applications.


Voltage Regulator Has Low Dropout CMOS Design

July 14, 2010 6:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Seiko Instruments has developed the S-1142 Series high-withstand voltage CMOS process positive voltage regulator that has a low current consumption and a high output voltage accuracy. Operating at a high maximum voltage of 50V and a low current consumption of 4.0µA (Typ.)...


Trends in Test - Standardization

July 14, 2010 5:48 am | by by Richard McDonell, National Instruments ( | Blogs | Comments

Organizing your test strategy around a common test platform is a proven technique for reducing capital cost, increasing reuse, and lowering the operational overhead...



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