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''Ultra compact'' 60 Watt open frame AC LED Driver Series

September 21, 2010 5:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

RECOM has added a new series of 60 Watt open frame AC input LED drivers to its range of “LightLine” constant current LED drivers. The new products are approx. half the size of their competitors. The RACD60-Series offers a wide range of output currents...

Platinum Tools Debuts 4Mapper Coax Tester at 2010 OSP Expo

September 21, 2010 5:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Platinum Tools ( will debut its new 4Mapper Coax Tester at the 2010 OSP Expo, held in San Antonio, Texas from Oct. 13-14 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, booth 458. Scheduled to ship by Oct. 1, Platinum Tools will be demoing the 4Mapper, as well as its new VDV MapMaster tester, during the show.

Robots could improve everyday life, do chores

September 21, 2010 5:21 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Assistant professor of computer science Ashutosh Saxena leads Cornell's Personal Robotics Lab, which develops software for complex, high-level robotics that could one day aid humans with daily tasks.


Core Chip Features Transmit and Receive Modes of Operations

September 21, 2010 5:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM Tech Asia introduced today an 8.5 to 11 GHz gallium arsenide (GaAs) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) core chip, which consists of integrated transmit/receive switches, an LNA, a 6-bit phase shifter, a 5-bit attenuator and a driver amplifier

Quality Systems unit and VHA in software deal

September 21, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Quality Systems Inc. said Tuesday that health care network VHA Inc. will promote its NextGen clinical and financial software to its members.Quality Systems is a medical records and billing software maker based in Irvine, Calif., and VHA is a network of health care organizations that tries to...


Small-scale desalination approach to a big water problem

September 21, 2010 12:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

A research project recently undertaken at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has revealed a new mechanism for desalination/purification of water, employing a microfluidic channel-network system, which could lead to the development of small and portable units.


UCLA AND MESA+ to collaborate on nanotechnology research

September 21, 2010 12:21 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), UCLA and MESA+ Institute of Nanotechnology, University of Twente, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) on September 14th. This agreement unites two of the world?s leading institutes of nanoscience and nanotechnology.


Sequencing Tested as Infection Early Warning

September 20, 2010 10:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Scientists aim to monitor communities for infections using fast sequencing technology.


Survey says: Consumer satisfaction with PCs rises

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

Consumers are as happy as they've ever been with their computers, and those with Apple computers are the most pleased, a new survey says....

AT & T to sell satellite-enabled smart phone

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

AT&T has weathered plenty of complaints about spotty cell phone coverage. On Tuesday, it will start selling its first phone that includes a backstop for AT&T's own network, over a satellite. That means blanket coverage of the U.S., even in the wilderness or hundreds of miles offshore....

Code That Tracks Users’ Browsing Prompts Lawsuits

September 20, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Computer code placed on hard drives known as Flash cookies is prompting consumers to file lawsuits against media and technology companies over privacy.

Internet Service Upgrade Coming to Poor and Rural Schools

September 20, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The change in the E-Rate program is intended to provide more Internet options and faster connections for public schools and libraries on local lines.

Safran to Buy Most of L-1 in Cash Deal

September 20, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Safran’s chief executive said that the acquisition would increase revenue from its security businesses closer to the company’s 20 percent goal.


New Oak Ridge homes are laboratories for energy efficiency

September 20, 2010 2:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Four East Tennessee homes completed this month showcase how scientific research can make dramatic changes in the cost of heating and cooling our homes.

Dr. Yi Guo synchronizes semiconductor laser arrays at Stevens with NSF grant

September 20, 2010 1:21 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stevens Institute of Technology) The National Science Foundation has announced funding for Dr. Yi Guo's research at Stevens Institute of Technology into a rigorous mathematical approach to the analysis and control of coupled semiconductor laser systems.


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