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Shafting Is Ultra Light

September 8, 2010 9:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

At 65% lighter than typical linear shafting, it delivers smoother and easier linear motion positioning, making it an attractive and cost effective shafting option in any number of plain bearing applications.

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Google search accelerates with 'instant' results

September 8, 2010 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google is accelerating its search engine by displaying the results as soon as users begin to type in their requests....

Economy : OECD Interim Economic Assessment to be released on 9 September

September 8, 2010 8:21 am | by OECD | News | Comments

OECD Chief economist Pier Carlo Padoan will present an interim assessment of the economic situation in Europe, the United States and Japan at a news briefing, including live webcast, at 11.00 a.m. on Thursday 9 September 2010 at OECD headquarters.

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Thin-Film Batteries - Emerging Energy Storage at DPF 2010

September 8, 2010 8:03 am | by Linnea Brush | Blogs | Comments

Power supply technologies are often synergistic, and the success of one can be dependent on the success of another.

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“Grey Eagle” UAS to deploy to Afghanistan

September 8, 2010 7:58 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Weaponized versions of the MQ-1C “Grey Eagle” Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) will begin deploying to Afghanistan in the fall. Formerly known as the Sky Warrior, Grey Eagle is the Army’s answer to the Predator. In recent tests at the National Training Center, the Grey Eagle’s on-board laser designator performed flawlessly.

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Addressing Through-Hinge Wiring Challenges in Flip-Phone Design

September 8, 2010 7:37 am | Blogs | Comments

So many people feel they can’t live without their cellular telephones these days, but how do cell phones survive all that use – and abuse – from people?

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electronica 2010 ? electronics industry demonstrates its future viability

September 8, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

electronica will present the future of the electronics industry at the New Munich Trade Fair Center from November 9 to 12, 2010.

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Circuit Protection Features Broad Range of Trigger Currents

September 8, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Bourns Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, offers the company’s next-generation transient blocking unit (TBU) series of circuit protection devices...

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Digi-Key Corporation and austriamicrosystems Sign Global Distribution Agreement

September 8, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota and Unterpremstaetten, Austria –Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and...

Review: 'R.U.S.E.' brings war strategy to consoles

September 8, 2010 7:05 am | by LOU KESTEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Video-game wars, like those in "Halo" or "Call of Duty," are usually seen from the grunt's-eye view. If you want to play general, with thousands of troops following your every order, you have to turn on your computer, home to real-time strategy (RTS) epics like "StarCraft II" and "Age of Empires."...

Microsoft's Xbox ready for bigger battle in Japan

September 8, 2010 7:05 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Battling its Japanese gaming rivals on their home turf hasn't been easy for Microsoft Corp.Its Xbox 360 game console runs a distant third in sales here behind Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 3 console and Nintendo Co.'s Wii.But the Seattle-based company is armed with a new weapon — its new...

GE Works With General Dynamics To Maximize Troop Effectiveness And Safety

September 8, 2010 7:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

GE Intelligent Platforms today announced that it had received the first in a series of orders that are expected to total approximately $2.5 million from General Dynamics C4 Systems for a quantity of GE’s rugged NETernity 3U CompactPCI CP923RC-M Ethernet Switches.

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Multi-channel 2.4 GHz FSK Transceiver Includes Built-in Star Network Manager

September 8, 2010 6:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

austriamicrosystems has announced the AS3940, the first fully integrated 2.4 GHz multi-channel FSK (frequency shift keying) transceiver with integrated link manager for reliable control of star networks (up to eight clients). It features low power, high sensitivity (-100 dBm at 250 kbps, -92 dBm at 2 Mbps), data rates from

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Risoe mapping wind resources in China

September 8, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) For the past four years, Risoe DTU has been involved in mapping the wind resources in the Dongbei region in north-eastern China. This work is now complete, and the results are paving the way for...

Yale Scientists Win Grants for Study of Complex Systems, Human Cognition

September 8, 2010 6:22 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Two Yale scientists have been named winners of James S. McDonnell Foundation grants, which are given to scientists from around the world doing innovative research in complex systems, brain cancer, and human cognition.

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