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Hole Plugs Available for Various Shaped Holes in any Color Needed

August 5, 2010 12:23 pm | News | Comments

Heyco Products Inc., a leading ISO 9001:2000 U.S.-based designer and manufacturer of wire protection products and electronic components, offers a wide variety of hole plugs for round, oval, rectangular, square, and “Double D” holes in any color needed.


ESiP: New consortium in Europe to develop highly integrated SiP solutions

August 5, 2010 12:23 pm | News | Comments

What is claimed to be the largest research project in Europe to research and develop highly integrated electronic system-in-package (SiP) solutions has been announced by Infineon Technologies.


Thermal Interface Materials Manufactured With Hardened Top Surface

August 5, 2010 12:23 pm | News | Comments

Fujipoly has added Sarcon 100GR-HL to its line of specially formulated thermal interface materials. This advanced gap filler pad is manufactured with a hardened top surface.


Connector Headers Designed for CFast Card Interface

August 5, 2010 12:22 pm | News | Comments

Fully compliant to the CFast standard, 3M Headers for CFast meet the CFA CFast Specification Rev 1.0 and offer many features and options for PCB designers seeking to implement CFast technology.


Thermocouple and RTD Thermometers Offer High Accuracy, Data Logging

August 5, 2010 12:22 pm | News | Comments

There are 3 display locations on the large, easy-to-read LCD that displays the temperatures and differences of the two inputs, as well as the specific function when in use.


Electrical engineering graduate student wins third in IEEE poster contest

August 5, 2010 12:21 pm | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Yingzhong Gu, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, won the third prize in the Graduate Student Poster Contest at the 2010 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) General...

Sonic Solutions stock jumps after 1Q beat

August 5, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The stock of Sonic Solutions Inc., which makes DVD-burning software under the Roxio brand, was on fire Thursday after it reported results for its latest quarter.Shares of the Novato-based company rose $1.28, or 16 percent, to $9.20 in afternoon trading.sLate Wednesday, Sonic said it lost $1.1...

Thermocouple and RTD Thermometers Tout High Accuracy

August 5, 2010 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega’s introduced a line of handheld high accuracy thermocouple, RTD or combined input data logging thermometers. There are three display locations on the large, easy-to-read LCD that displays the temperatures and


Looking to leap forward on laser and photodetector technologies

August 5, 2010 10:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Arizona State University) ASU researchers' expertise in lasers and infrared photodetectors earns them a role in a project supported by the US Department of Defense to pursue advances in these technologies. Scientists and engineers at four leading universities will collaborate on work to...

YouTube's 'Life in a Day' project nets 80K entries

August 5, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

YouTube's "Life in a Day" project has logged 80,000 video submissions as it moves closer to the finished product: a documentary film.Director Kevin Macdonald said Thursday the 4,600 hours of footage will soon be distilled to 100 hours. A final, feature-length film will premiere in January at...

Mechanical engineering Ph.D. student receives Sandia fellowship

August 5, 2010 9:22 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Gregory Payette, a Ph.D. graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Sandia National Laboratories/Texas A&M University Excellence in Engineering Graduate Research Fellowship. Payette’s research project will focus on...

The SolidWorks Community Blog Has Moved

August 5, 2010 8:23 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

I suppose 4 months of inactivity was a clue, but I've moved this blog here.

Quadrature to USB Adapter Eases Encoder Verification

August 5, 2010 8:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

US Digital announced the release of its latest encoder interface device, the QSB (Quadrature to USB) adapter. Encoder verification is asserted to be made easy with the QSB, which allows simple interface of standard quadrature encoder signals into a


Hhgregg profit, sales soar in 1Q

August 5, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Consumer electronics chain hhgregg Inc. said Thursday that its fiscal first-quarter net income soared more than 85 percent as sales climbed sharply and the company opened new stores.The results were well ahead of Wall Street forecasts and the company's shares climbed 10 percent in Thursday...

Hawaii's Omidyar signs pledge to donate wealth

August 5, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Honolulu businessman and eBay Inc. founder Pierre Omidyar's name is on the list of 40 billionaires pledging to donate at least half their wealth to charity.Pierre and Pam Omidyar are the only Hawaii residents on the list of people who have signed the promise. The list was released by Microsoft...


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