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How Fast Is Fast? I Mean, Really?

July 20, 2010 12:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

We talk a lot about speed here at Screaming Circuits. Back in 2003, one of the main reasons our parent company started us up was because their customers were telling them that they needed prototypes faster. So, I know that...

CONSTELLATION Vision System: Recall

July 20, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Software and hardware problems associated with unexpected system loss of power, unintended system error messages, unresponsive touchscreens, and system setting and infusion performance problems.

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Tinker's Toolbox - Commercialization and adoption of advanced technologies

July 20, 2010 11:20 am | Podcasts | Comments

This month’s Tinker’s Toolbox podcast is about the issues and hurdles facing the commercialization and adoption of advanced technologies. For example, Solid-State Lighting, “green” devices, and even relatively well-developed technologies Like MEMS are still pushing for greater adoption in the marketplace.

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This week's IPOs could create hot streak

July 20, 2010 11:06 am | by TALI ARBEL - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The IPOs of debit card provider Green Dot Corp., Chinese software services supplier Camelot Information Systems Inc. and clean technology company Ameresco Inc., expected this week, could extend Friday's strong performance into a hot streak.Shares of RealD Inc. and Qlik Technologies Inc. both...

SiGe mixer optimized for 1500MHz WCDMA-LTE 3G and 4G base stations

July 20, 2010 10:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX19993, a fully integrated, 1200MHz to 1700MHz, dual, downconverting mixer with an on-chip LO switch, buffer, and splitter. Designed using Maxim's proprietary SiGe process, this device delivers outstanding linearity and noise performance.

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Voltage Regulators Intended for Space Applications

July 20, 2010 10:06 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier today introduced the first in a series of high current, ultra-low dropout (ULDO) RAD-Hard hybrid linear voltage regulators for space applications including satellites and launch vehicles. The space level screened devices, designed for point-of-load and post DC-DC power conversion, offer a low dropout voltage of only 0.4 V at full 3 A load.

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Google signs 20-year deal with Iowa wind farm

July 20, 2010 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. has signed a 20-year contract to buy power from an Iowa wind farm as part of the Internet search leader's effort to cut the pollution caused by its rising demand for energy.The deal announced Tuesday kicks in July 30, with Google agreeing to pay a predetermined rate from the power...

Nokia's Q2 result expected to be mixed

July 20, 2010 10:05 am | by MATTI HUUHTANEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. is expected to report mixed results on Thursday, as the world's largest handset maker struggles against tough competition in the high-end smart phone market amid speculation about the future of President and CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo.OVERVIEW: Both profits and sales grew in the last...

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Replacing Hydrogen in Fluorescent Dyes Improves Detection & Shelf Life

July 20, 2010 9:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

By swapping out a hydrogen atom for an isotope twice as heavy, researchers have increased the shelf life and detection ability of fluorescent probes that are essential to studying a variety of inflammatory diseases, including cancer and atherosclerosis.

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Next Generation Surgical Robots: Where's the Doctor?

July 20, 2010 9:21 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

DURHAM, N.C. -- As physician-guided robots routinely operate on patients at most major hospitals, the next generation robot could eliminate a surprising element from that scenario -- the doctor.

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60 Watt Chassis Mount Encapsulated AC-DC Power Supply

July 20, 2010 9:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

ConTech, a Division of Calex Mfg., announces the “PC60” Series of AC/DC switching power supplies. The PC60 Series offers 60 Watts of output power in an encapsulated case, making it well suited for ruggedized backplane applications.

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Microsoft to sell Kinect controller for $150

July 20, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft says its Kinect motion-sensing game controller will cost $150 when it goes on sale Nov. 4.The Kinect system recognizes users' gestures and voices, so you can control on-screen characters in racing, action and sports games simply by speaking or moving your body. It will come packaged...

Releases VirtualWisdom 2.0 to Provide Real-Time Infrastructure Visibility for Private Clouds; Appoints Industry Veteran John W. Thompson as CEO

July 20, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.virtualinstruments.com () —Virtual Instruments (http://www.virtualinstruments.com/index.html) , a leader in storage area network (SAN) and virtual infrastructure optimization (http://www.virtualinstruments.com/docs/WP_Insight%20and%20Manag men...

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Dell to acquire data tech firm Ocarina Networks

July 20, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer maker Dell Inc. said Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Ocarina Networks, a San Jose, Calif.-based data storage company whose technology helps reduce data management costs.Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of the...

EU scientists make virtual reality touchable

July 20, 2010 8:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

It sounds like science fiction, but a team of European researchers has 'virtually' teleported real objects through cyberspace, 'touched' virtual reality (VR) and even felt the movements of a virtual dance partner thanks to advances in haptic technology and a new approach to generating VR...

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