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CACI awarded portion of $16.4 billion IT contract

August 30, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CACI International Inc. said Monday that it has been awarded a portion of a $16.4 billion Army contract for communications and electronics work.The contract, one of 17 that will be awarded by the Army, is for information technology support for all defense and civilian agencies. CACI did not...

Nanotech Creates Tiny Color Displays

August 30, 2010 7:46 am | News | Comments

In a step toward more efficient, smaller and higher-definition display screens, a University of Michigan professor has developed a new type of color filter made of nano-thin sheets of metal with precisely spaced gratings.

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Mistral announces daughter cards for the Sitara AM1x MPUs and OMAP-L1x processors

August 30, 2010 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mistral, a leading product realization company specializing in real-time embedded solutions, has announced daughter cards for TI evaluation modules (EVMs) based on TI’s Sitara AM1x microprocessors (MPUs) and OMAP-L1x application processors for embedded industrial, medical and consumer designs.

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Texas Instruments introduces industry’s first -36-V, 200-mA LDO

August 30, 2010 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments today introduced the industry’s first -36-V low dropout regulators (LDO). The TPS7A30, paired with the positive voltage TPS7A49, provides designers with a total solution for powering precision analog applications.

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Warm water can trigger deformities in farmed fish

August 30, 2010 7:25 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

EU-funded scientists have discovered that temperatures greater than 16 °C can cause skeletal deformities in young salmon. The finding is part of the FINE FISH ('Reduction of malformations in farmed fish species') project, which received EUR 3.02 million under the SME (small and...

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Intel on beyond 32nm CMOS and 3D TSV plans

August 30, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The limit of scaling down CMOS transistors, which are elementary elements of chips, has long been pointed out. But it seems that the limit still cannot be seen according to a recent interview of Nikkei Microdevices with Kelin J Kuhn, Inte's Director of Advanced Device Technology.

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Omnivision first company to implement BSI technology on VGA CMOS image sensors

August 30, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

OmniVision Technologies recently introduced the OV7727, a top-of-the-line VGA sensor for the high-end ultra-thin notebook market. It is the first VGA sensor built with OmniBSI? backside illumination technology. It combines extremely strong performance and sensitivity with an ultra-compact...

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External Linear Programmable Actuator Is RoHS Compliant

August 30, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduces the Haydon RoHS compliant IDEA external linear programmable actuator. This completes an entire line of fully programmable size 17 stepper motor linear actuators.

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External Power Supplies Offered in 62 and 80 Watt Versions

August 30, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

TDK-Lambda has released a new range of AC-DC external power supplies with models rated from 62 to 80 watts that are EISA and CEC Level IV and V compliant.

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Personal Income and Outlays, July 2010

August 30, 2010 7:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

Personal income increased $30.0 billion, or 0.2 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $17.6 billion, or 0.2 percent, in July, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $44.1 billion, or 0.4 percent. In June,...

Innovative Contract Employment Agency Teams With SalesDialers.com, Inc. For Increased Productivity

August 30, 2010 7:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Good Pay Low Rates and SalesDialers.com, Inc. announce marketing partnership to utilize cost-effective strategies for high volume outbound sales calls in exchange for product improvement input and new marketing data. Good Pay Low Rates contacts receive a free SalesDialers.com trial.

Agenda for First-Ever IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference Finalized

August 30, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, and IFA, the global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances today unveiled the final agenda for its upcoming IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference during IFA 2010.

Beyond silicon-based computing

August 30, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University School of Medicine) Zhe-Yu "Jeff" Ou, Ph.D., of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is leading the establishment of a network of quantum information laboratories. Quantum information science, which uses photons -- units of light -- to carry and process...

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Drones to be equipped with HD cameras?

August 30, 2010 7:17 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

The Consumer Electronics industry is already discussing glasses-free 3D televisions. But for Airmen monitoring drone feeds, they’re forced to stare at grainy, SD video. Yet according to a piece in the Air Force Times, the times they are a-changin’—the military may soon have HD cameras on drones.

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PCI Express Cable Link Boards are Conduction-Cooled

August 30, 2010 6:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

PCI-Systems  announced OpenVPX Conduction-Cooled PCI Express Cable Link Boards, enabling accelerated development of rugged conduction cooled embedded systems.

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