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Lighting Science Group Receives Industry's First Energy Star Label for an LED Bulb

September 28, 2010 6:06 am | News | Comments

Lighting Science Group has received the industry’s first ENERGY STAR label for an LED light bulb. ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed symbol that makes it easy for consumers to identify and purchase energy-efficient products...


QLogic To Support FCIA 16-Gb Fibre Channel Standard

September 28, 2010 5:58 am | News | Comments

QLogic announced its full support for the 16Gb Fibre Channel standard which was ratified by the ANSI INCITS T11.2 Technical Committee and announced today by the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA).


Keeping Manufacturing Onshore By Design

September 28, 2010 5:54 am | News | Comments

As more and more U.S. manufacturers are learning, chasing low-cost overseas labor as a competitive strategy isn’t always the answer. As distance from the home office and domestic markets increases, so do hidden costs: lower quality, extended lead times, shipping difficulties, larger inventories...


Miniature diodes offered in low profile plastic SMT package

September 28, 2010 5:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. has introduced four miniature 0402 diodes for high volume commercial and industrial original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), original device manufacturers (ODMs) and contract manufacturers (CMs) – all of which are offered in a low profile, plastic surface mount technology (SMT) package.

Motor Controller targets Mobile Robot and Automation applications

September 28, 2010 5:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Roboteq, Inc ( introduces an intelligent controller capable of directly driving two DC motors up to 150Amps each at up to 50V. The HDC2450 is targeted at designers of mobile robots, Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs), or any other high power motor control application.

Raytheon XOS 2 exoskeleton

September 28, 2010 5:23 am | by theworacle | Videos | Comments

Raytheon has unveiled its second-generation powered exoskeleton, the XOS 2, coinciding with the release of Iron Man 2 on DVD. The XOS 2 is ligher, faster and uses 50% less power than the XOS 1 proof-of-concept robotic suit. Powered by an internal-combustion engine driving hydraulic...


New ERA for easy-Radio Wireless Modules

September 28, 2010 5:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

LPRS announces the introduction of the latest generation of its market leading low power wireless modules, easy-Radio Advanced. eRA continues to offer simple to use, out-of-the-box wireless communication as previous versions, but with a number of new, innovative, features...


S & P makes changes to MidCap and SmallCap indices

September 28, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Standard & Poor's announced several changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and SmallCap 600 Indices because of a spate of recent acquisitions.Rackspace Hosting Inc. will replace AmeriCredit Corp. on the MidCap 400 after the close of trading Thursday, with AmeriCredit being taken over by General Motors...


Verisk secondary offering of 19M shares priced

September 28, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Verisk Analytics Inc., an insurance data specialist, said Tuesday that a secondary public offering of about 19 million shares was priced at $27.25 per share.Selling stockholders' proceeds are approximately $26.36 per share, Verisk said. Verisk will not receive any proceeds from the sale.The...

NanoWatt XLP Microcontrollers with 20-nA Sleep Current at the 2010 ESC

September 28, 2010 5:03 am | Videos | Comments

This is a demo of Microhip's NanoWatt XLP microcontrollers with a sleep current as low as 20 nA at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference in Boston.


Purchase program Melexis NV shares

September 28, 2010 3:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Intermediate declaration by the Board of Directors.


FluimediX closes financing round

September 28, 2010 3:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Funding Supports Continued Development of the NanoCycler? Platform to Include a Warfarin? Diagnostic Test


Power MOSFETs pack dual chips in small package

September 28, 2010 3:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Renesas Electronics Corp. presents the RJK0222DNS and RJK0223DNS, two power semiconductor devices with ultra-compact packages for use in DC/DC converters that provide power to the CPU, memory, and other circuit blocks of products such as servers and notebook PCs.


Ore Pharmaceutical drops SEC report filing

September 28, 2010 3:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

In an effort to cut costs, Ore Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc. has filed to terminate its common stock registration and free the Cambridge pharmaceuticals asset management company from obligations to file reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


Striding towards a new dawn for electronics

September 27, 2010 9:21 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(McGill University) Conductive polymers are plastic materials with high electrical conductivity that promise to revolutionize a wide range of products including TV displays, solar cells and biomedical sensors. A team of McGill University researchers have now reported how to visualize and...



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