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OCI Materials Introduces a new web site

September 23, 2010 6:22 am | News | Comments

OCI Materials Inc. announces the release of a new website The site differs from most web sites in a number of ways: is two sites in one. It is an informational site designed to help customers learn about the technical aspects of dispensing and fluids.

Researcher Pursues Hydrogen-Powered Solar-Inspired Nano-Battery

September 23, 2010 6:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Eduard Karpov, University of Illinois at Chicago assistant professor of civil and materials engineering, just received a grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new battery he is calling a catalothermionic generator.


EnerSys Launches New Battery Sizing and Configuration Program

September 23, 2010 5:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

EnerSys has introduced a new web-based Battery Sizing and configuration Program (BSP) that offers an advanced sizing engine with more configuration options for multiple applications.


Power Management Solutions for Portable Medical Applications

September 23, 2010 5:23 am | by Ken Marasco, Portable Power Systems Applications Manager, Analog Devices | Articles | Comments

The availability of portable medical equipment to diagnose a health issue inside or outside of the doctor’s office or hospital is rapidly increasing. Portable healthcare devices help medical professionals to monitor vital signs, restart the heart, and look inside the body with ultrasound...


First-Ever Ornithopter Soars

September 23, 2010 5:22 am | by LabEquipment | Videos | Comments

Aviation history was made when the Univ. of Toronto's human-powered aircraft with flapping wings became the first of its kind to fly continuously. The "Snowbird" performed its record-breaking flight on August 2 at the Great Lakes Gliding Club in Tottenham, Ont., witnessed by the...


Unveiling ADS 2011 for Multi-Technology Design

September 23, 2010 5:20 am | Keysight Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies announced it has begun unveiling the next release of its Advanced Design System (ADS) flagship RF design software.


Protection Devices Provide Fastest Response Time to ESD Strikes

September 23, 2010 5:14 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX has expanded its TransGuard product family to include high temperature circuit protection devices designed specifically for harsh environment applications.


Verizon CEO hints iPhone not coming soon

September 23, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Comments from Verizon Communications Inc. CEO Ivan Seidenberg leave little room for the possibility of a Verizon version of the iPhone in the near future.Speaking to an investor conference Thursday, Seidenberg said nothing about an iPhone for the company's current network, but said he hopes...


How Has a Ceiling Fan Affected the Way You Heat and Cool Your Home?

September 23, 2010 4:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Monday, Chris told you about his new ceiling fan and how it's changed the way he cools his home. In warm weather, ceiling fans cool people (not rooms) by producing a wind-chill effect - which is why you should turn off fans when you leave the room. A ceiling fan allows you to raise the...


OECD ilibrary : New platform delivers intergrated access to OECD's knowledge base

September 23, 2010 3:23 am | by OECD | News | Comments

The OECD iLibrary, the new platform giving seamless and comprehensive access to statistical data, books, journals and working papers, is now available. It replaces SourceOECD and hosts all content equally so users can find - and cite - tables and databases as easily as articles or...

Health : OECD says governments must fight fat

September 23, 2010 3:22 am | by OECD | News | Comments

Since the 1980s, obesity has spread at an alarming rate. Changes in food supply and eating habits, combined with a dramatic fall in physical activity, have made obesity a global epidemic. A new OECD report examines the current obesity epidemic, giving new comparative data, trends and...

Thailand's bid for high-speed Internet stalled

September 22, 2010 11:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Thailand's bid to catch up with neighboring countries on advanced telecommunications technology has stalled after a court Thursday ruled to suspend a bidding process for 3G licenses....

New launch MEMS gyro - 100th the weight, draws 1/10th the power and is 1/3rd the cost of current MEMS gyros

September 22, 2010 8:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Leading Japanese RC model helicopter equipment manufacturer Futaba® selects Silicon Sensing?s new PinPoint® gyro


Meggitt Sensing Systems debuts Sensorex MEMS

September 22, 2010 8:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Model SX43040 includes triaxial inertial measurement with integral digital compensation.


Dell CEO flashes 7-inch Android tablet computer

September 22, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dell is working on a 7-inch tablet that runs Google's Inc.'s Android operating software.Not much else is publicly known about the computer. Dell Inc. CEO Michael Dell flashed it briefly Wednesday at Oracle's annual conference in San Francisco, but offered no hard details. Dell Inc. spokesman...


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