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SID 2010: Global Lighting Technologies' backlighting solutions

June 30, 2010 9:25 am | by ecnmagazine | Videos | Comments

Tim Bixler from Global Lighting Technologies discusses the company's backlighting solutions from the showfloor of the Society for Information Display (SID) Conference.

EEVblog #46 - Gossen Metrawatt Xtra Multimeter Review

June 30, 2010 9:24 am | by EEVblog | Videos | Comments

What have those wacky Germans been up to? Dave reviews the German made Gossen Metrawatt XTRA Multimeter. Also known as the Dranetz BMI Drantech XTRA In Australia you can get Gossen meters at

On Keypads and Design Philosophy

June 30, 2010 9:24 am | by ecnmagazine | Videos | Comments

ECN Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre looks at numeric keypads and what they tell us about design philosophy.


Southwest Nanotechnologies' New Carbon Nanotube Ink Technology

June 30, 2010 9:24 am | by alavincommunications | Videos | Comments

SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. (SWeNT),, a leading manufacturer of single-wall and specialty multi-wall carbon nanotubes (CNT), introduces CNT Inks based on V2VTM Ink Technology developed by alliance partner, Chasm Technologies, Inc. For the first time, carbon...

Opening up a 1935 Weston Selective Analyzer

June 30, 2010 9:23 am | by ecnmagazine | Videos | Comments

ECN Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre opens up and old radio test device, the Weston Model 665 Selective Analyzer.

ZeroG Getting Started Guide Video for Microchip (Part 1)

June 30, 2010 9:23 am | by MicrochipTechnology | Videos | Comments

ZeroG Wireless is now Microchip Technology Inc. This video describes the Getting Started Guide for setting up the ZeroG module with a Microchip development kit. Visit to learn more.

MCHP TUbe Episode 2

June 30, 2010 9:22 am | by MicrochipTechnology | Videos | Comments

Visit for more info. Learn about the new additions to Microchip's PIC32 family, the F1 Evaluation Platform, Digilent Cerebot, watch a student project submitted by Washington State University, Microchip's Academic Discount, and explore the dsPIC® Blocksets...

mTouch™ Capacitive Touch Evaluation Kit

June 30, 2010 9:22 am | by MicrochipTechnology | Videos | Comments

Visit to learn more. This video provides an overview of the mTouch Capacitive Eval Kit, DM183026. It is simple platform for developing a variety of capacitive touch sense applications using PIC16F or PIC24F microcontrollers. This video was created for the...


Vicor Factorized Power Demo

June 30, 2010 9:22 am | by ecnmagazine | Videos | Comments

Here is a demo of the Vicor Factorized Power Architecture at APEC 2010

EEVblog #64 - Fluke 28 Series II Multimeter Review and Teardown

June 30, 2010 9:21 am | by EEVblog | Videos | Comments

Dave checks out the new Fluke rugged 28 Series II Multimeter and compares it with the venerable Fluke 87 Internal photos:

National Space Policy downplays role of NASA

June 30, 2010 9:02 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

On Monday, President Obama officially announced his National Space Policy. There were few surprises, but in this case, no news is bad news. NASA has never been so irrelevant to the National Space Policy. It’s right there in NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden’s statement (emphasis mine)—NASA is pleased to be an integral part of President Obama's National Space Policy.”


Louisiana Tech University student recognized nationally for 'green' concrete research

June 30, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Louisiana Tech University) Ivan Diaz-Loya, a senior Ph.D. candidate with the Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University, has been awarded the prestigious Katharine and Bryant Mather Scholarship by ASTM International for his work in the area of geopolymer concrete, an...

Aluminium Enclosures House Guitar Electronics

June 30, 2010 7:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hammond Manufacturing’s 1590 STOMP die-cast aluminium enclosures are the housings of choice for leading stomp box manufacturers.


Amazon begins new royalty program for Kindle books

June 30, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments Inc. said Wednesday it is now offering do-it-yourself authors and publishers royalties of about 70 percent on their e-books.The online retailer in January had announced plans to offer users of its e-book self-publishing program, the Kindle Digital Text Platform, book sale royalties...

Thin-Film Chip Resistors are Military Qualified

June 30, 2010 6:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Qualified to MIL-PRF-55342 specifications, PFC Series precision chip resistors from TT electronics IRC are now available in the 0402 package size.



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