The Parallax Mouse Sensor is a module in kit form which, when assembled, provides the tracking functions of an optical mouse. The two-wire serial interface is directly compatible with the Parallax BASIC Stamp 2 family, the Parallax Propeller, and other microcontrollers.
Sporian Microsystems, a developer of sensors and sensor systems, has received a Phase III award to continue development and testing of biosensor and wireless network technologies to detect pathogens in source waters.
Pentagon research scientists have taken a first step towards "Transformers"-style shape-shifting cars and aircraft, with a robot that can fold itself like origami into different forms.
TURCK introduces M12 true torque connectors, which may be hand-tightened to a predefined torque, preventing overtightening.
The Absopulse HVI 300-600/14 DC/DC converter/charger was selected by the Racing Green Endurance team of Imperial College London for use on-board their SRZero, a proof-of-concept all-electric supercar.
China on Tuesday rejected U.S. criticism of its treatment of an American geologist who was sentenced to eight years in prison for spying and collecting state secrets.The U.S. Embassy issued a statement calling for Xue Feng's immediate release and deportation to the United States after he was...
Electromagnetic research and development (R&D) in Europe is set to get a boost with the launch of the one-of-a-kind platform known as Phéline. With key support from the EU, this new, industry-led European Technology Platform (ETP) will help define priorities, action plans and...
The "Renewable Energy Snapshots" report, published today by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), shows that renewable energy sources accounted for 62% (17GW) of the new electricity generation capacity installed in the EU27 in 2009. The share rose from 57% in 2008. For...
France Telecom said it will hire 10,000 new employees in France over the next three years in a bid to remotivate its staff after a series of suicides that plagued the group over the last two years.
For decades, car designers and regulators have been trying to make vehicles quieter. But now, with the advent of near-silent electric and hybrid vehicles, the industry is going into reverse.
An American geologist detained and tortured by China's state security agents over an oil industry database was jailed for 8 years Monday in a troubling example of China's rough justice system and the way the U.S. government handles cases against its citizens.Beijing's No. 1 Intermediate...
This is a video of a product presentation at their exhibit booth at the 2009 Embedded Systems Conference in Boston, MA.
The company said it had received 39 reports from users complaining about heat and distortion of the shape of their computers.
Woot is one of a cluster of shopping sites that have sprung up in the last few years in a wave of e-commerce innovations.
Google will raise the salaries of gay and lesbian employees whose partners receive domestic partner benefits, to compensate them for a tax they pay that heterosexual married couples do not.