The continuing transition to LED backlights is motivating LCD TV panel manufacturers to develop their supply chains in order to reduce the cost of LED-backlit panels.
(Case Western Reserve University) Civil Engineering Professor Bill Yu has built a pair of sensors to provide real-time risk assessments of bridges during flooding -- the largest cause by far of bridge failure.
VeriFone Systems Inc. said Wednesday it has acquired Way Systems Inc., expanding the company's presence on cell phones and other mobile gadgets.VeriFone, which provides technology for making electronic payments, said it is paying $6 million for the privately held company, plus another $3...
Apple Inc. is hosting a music-themed event Wednesday that is likely to yield updated iPods, though the company will not confirm any details....
Elma Bustronic Corporation, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of high performance backplanes has announced a new VPX air blocker board in the 3U height. The VPX air baffle board is designed to fill in unused slots and redirect (or contain) airflow.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced the release of the UJA107xA family, its next generation of CAN/LIN System Basis Chips (SBCs) for in-vehicle networks. Offering enhanced EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) performance, the chips meet the stringent requirements of global car OEMs...
Wind power and photovoltaics get plenty of publicity, but how are the implementations taking place? Darnell’s Power Forum will feature several papers that look at some innovative applications in the alternative energy space.
The economic and social benefits of investing in education are among the issues analysed in the 2010 edition of the OECD’s Education at a Glance, to be published on Tuesday 7 September. Four media presentations of this year’s edition are planned : in London, Paris, Berlin and Brussels.
China began requiring identification on Wednesday from anyone purchasing a new mobile phone number in what it says is a bid to stamp out rampant junk messages but that some say gives the government a new tool for monitoring its citizens....
University of Florida researchers have helped to develop a device that quickly identifies genes and proteins in body fluids ? a technique that could make a vital difference to the trauma patients doctors treat.
SCHOTT Solar and Solland Solar signed a partnership agreement that comprises technology license agreements, joint R&D efforts and joint production for back-contacted solar modules.
The diversified optical technologies company is expanding production of components used in new "gesture recognition" games consoles.
The board of directors of Melexis Tessenderlo NV has decided on August 20, 2010 to start with the purchase of shares Melexis NV on Euronext Brussels (press release August 24, 2010).
The European Commission NMP work programme 2011 has a budget of EUR 300 million (up from 98 million in 2010) in addition to EUR 130 million for PPPs (Public Private Partnerships).
Gehrlicher and Masdar PV have launched a pilot project for a PV façade installation Masdar PV, a manufacturer of extra-large thin-film PV modules, has now supplied PV modules for installation on a building façade for the first time.