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Lighting-Class LEDs Serve Half-Watt Applications

September 17, 2010 8:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cree is raising the standard for half-Watt LED devices with the commercial availability of its XLamp ML-E LED.

Flow Sensor Suits Higher Velocity Applications

September 17, 2010 7:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Electronic Components LLC announced the release of a new 10 m/s Air Velocity Sensor (D6F-W10A1). The sensor incorporates the company’s MEMS Mass Flow Chip and patented Dust Segregation System flow path designs. It also features

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Enhancing Simulation Studies with 3D Animation

September 17, 2010 7:27 am | by Saurabh Mahapatra, MathWorks | Articles | Comments

The use of simulation studies to better understand the dynamic behavior of a system under investigation is at the core of verifying designs early in the development process. Despite the amount of data that such studies produce, a 3D representation of the system creates a more complete understanding of system behavior.

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Craigslist Says It Has Shut Its Section for Sex Ads

September 17, 2010 7:24 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Craigslist also defended its right to post sex-related ads as well as its efforts to fight sex trafficking.

Low-Power Transceiver Has Built-In Star Network Manager

September 17, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | 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).

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Washable, Backlit Keyboard Designed for Infection Control in Medical Environments

September 17, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Just in time for flu season, Econo-Keys has announced the launch of a backlit, disinfectable keyboard designed for use in medical applications.

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High Temperature Ceramic Thermostats Feature New Stud Mounting Style

September 17, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Selco Products Company has introduced the new CRA and ORA Series ½” disc thermostats in five stud sizes for complete mounting versatility.

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Emotional robot pets

September 17, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Inderscience Publishers) Designers of robot pets are fighting a never-ending battle with consumers to provide entertaining and realistic gadgets that respond to human interaction in ever more nuanced ways, mimicking the behavior of real pet animals or even people. Researchers in Taiwan...

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HARC, Texas A & M and University of Leoben establish collaboration to promote low-impact drilling

September 17, 2010 7:20 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

The Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), Texas A&M’s Petroleum Engineering Department and Austria’s University of Leoben announce the formation of a research collaboration to promote advanced technology for low-impact oil and gas drilling. The international program is the...

Low Current IDEA Drive for Can Stack Linear Actuators

September 17, 2010 6:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc. introduces the Haydon RoHS compliant PCM4806 IDEA programmable linear actuator drive. The PCM4806 is the most recent addition to the IDEA Drive family of products. It’s optimized to regulate a low current power stage...

SGS helps you stay on top of changes in hazardous substances regulations

September 17, 2010 6:37 am | News | Comments

With changes to banned substances lists likely, SGS assists companies with chemical testing and consultancy for a wide range of consumer products.

Front-end Power Supplies Meet Climate Savers Computing Standards

September 17, 2010 6:33 am | TDK-Lambda Americas, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-Lambda EMEA introduces the HFE1600 Series; 1U high, single output AC-DC hot swap front end power supplies that have desirable power density for a 1.6 kW front-end of 25.2 W/in3. Intended for equipment requiring

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DisplaySearch Announces Final Agenda for DisplaySearch IMID Business Forum During IMID

September 17, 2010 6:21 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today announced the final agenda for the upcoming DisplaySearch IMID Business Forum, to be held on October 13 in Seoul Korea.

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Magical BEANs: New nano-sized particles could provide mega-sized data storage

September 17, 2010 6:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Berkeley Lab researchers have discovered an entire new class of phase-change materials that could be applied to PCM and optical data storage technologies. The new materials, alloys of a metal and semiconductor, are called "BEANs," for binary...

Xie receives NSF grant for fesearch on alternative methods of integrating renewable energy sources

September 17, 2010 6:21 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

With the rising cost and push for more “green" energy, an assistant professor from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University is researching alternative, more cost-effective methods of integrating variable renewable energy sources. Dr. Le Xie,...

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