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RealPage plans to raise $232.9M in IPO

August 9, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RealPage Inc., a maker of real estate software, hopes to raise about $232.9 million in an initial public offering of its shares this week.The Carrollton, Texas, company plans to offer more than 6 million shares for $13 to $15 apiece, while shareholders will sell 7.5 million shares for the same...

Fast, Precise and Easy Digital Oscilloscopes

August 9, 2010 9:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Oscilloscopes are used in almost every field of electronics today – from digital circuitry to power electronics and RF engineering. From a user perspective, the crucial qualities for an oscilloscope are the speed with which it detects errors and the accuracy with which it displays waveforms.


Global Shifting

August 9, 2010 9:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

Friday morning, I walked my way to the office in a slight drizzle. It was overcast and cool in the morning, eventually warming to near August temperatures later in the day. We had a long, mild winter, a long, cool...


EU Project Cuts Power Consumption of Telecoms Networks

August 9, 2010 9:06 am | News | Comments

A Europe-wide consortium has taken up the challenge of making a significant impact on the power consumption of telecommunications and data networks, which are estimated to consume as much as 3% of European electricity.


Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters: Initial Communication: Risk of Adverse Events with Long Term Use

August 9, 2010 8:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Known long term risks associated with IVC filters include lower limb deep vein thrombosis, filter fracture, filter migration, filter embolization and IVC perforation.


Diagnostic Module with Relay Output Offers Continuous Physical Layer Monitoring

August 9, 2010 7:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pepperl+Fuchs introduced its HD2-DM-A.RO Stationary Diagnostic Module with Relay Output. The unit enables users to continuously monitor the jitter, noise and signal level of up to four Foundation fieldbus or Profibus PA fieldbus segments with a


30W POE Power Injector Suits Access Points

August 9, 2010 7:44 am | Phihong | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong announced the release of its 30 W passive power injectors for PoE Plus applications. Available in a two-wire model designated the POE31W series and a three-wire model designated the POE31U Series, both series are


ZIF connectors Feature Extended Life Cycles, Reduced Crosstalk

August 9, 2010 7:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

ITT Interconnect Solutions announced range of zero insertion force (ZIF) connectors for medical diagnostic and imaging equipment. Using a landed contact system, there is no connector engagement force and the only


LED Back Lights Suit Machine Vision Apps

August 9, 2010 7:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

The IDHM Series Direct LED Back Lights from employ high output chip LEDs mounted in a dense array directly below a diffuser, resulting in highly uniform and intense light from a very thin package.


Creating the “Smart” Consumer

August 9, 2010 7:23 am | by Lauren DeStefano, Assistant Editor | Articles | Comments

Indesit’s Smart Washer uses Freescale’s ZigBee node to reduce energy by considering green power availability and energy cost in its operation.


Popping Cells Surprise Living Circuits Creators

August 9, 2010 7:22 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

DURHAM, N.C. – Under the microscope, the bacteria start dividing normally, two cells become four and then eight and so on. But then individual cells begin “popping,” like circus balloons being struck by darts. Watch.


Light Pipe System Couples Brightness with Design Flexibility

August 9, 2010 7:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bivar announced ORCAdapt light pipe system. The system consists of an ORCA adaptor with a built-in ORCA Super Flux LED and a flexible light pipe system available in 1 mm or 2 mm size options. It unites the brightness and durability an LED with


Panel Mount Toggle Switches Feature Many Circuit Configurations

August 9, 2010 6:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches announced the availability of S Series toggle switches for 15 A to 25 A applications. Designed for easy panel mounting, S300 and S400 Series switches also feature many circuit configurations. Circuit options include


Mass Storage Mezzanine Offers Fast, Secure Erasure and Write Protection

August 9, 2010 6:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Electronic Systems division offers the Secure PMCDisk for securely erasing and write-protecting sensitive data in harsh environments often found in military and defense applications. The new, high-capacity mass data storage mezzanine supports


Adhesive Eases Fitting of Thermal Interface Pads

August 9, 2010 6:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

MH&W International now provides U 90 silicone-free thermal interface materials (TIMs) with a new light tack adhesive to provide high thermal conductivity where contamination threats prevent the use of silicone-based thermal pads...



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