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Converters Provide 4:1 Input Ratio

July 28, 2010 8:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

With ultra wide (4:1) input ranges of 9~36 and 18~75VDC, the AM10TW-Z series of 10 watt DC/DC power converters includes remote ON/OFF control.


Nanoblasts Move Molecules, Proteins and DNA into Living Cells

July 28, 2010 8:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Using chemical "nanoblasts" that punch tiny holes in the protective membranes of cells, researchers have demonstrated a new technique for getting therapeutic small molecules, proteins and DNA directly into living cells.


Registration Open for electronica 2010

July 28, 2010 8:09 am | News | Comments

It’s almost time for the 24th biennial electronica international trade fair, the world’s leading trade fair for components, systems, applications, and services in the electronics industry.


Quicken Loans owner sees technology hub in Detroit

July 28, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Quicken Loans Inc. owner Dan Gilbert hopes his company's move to Detroit will help create a technology hub downtown.The online mortgage giant says in a release that 1,700 workers will work downtown when Quicken and several sister companies move their headquarters to Detroit in August.Quicken...

Wikipedia Reader Uses 8-Bit Computing Power

July 28, 2010 7:42 am | News | Comments

A digital book reader could bring information to students in developing countries using a technology that is long past its prime: 8-bit computing.


Computer Module Uses Latest NVIDIA Processor

July 28, 2010 7:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Toradex announced a new addition to the Colibri product range,the Colibri Tegra T20, based on the latest Nvidia Tegra T20 Cortex A9 MPCore (Dual Core) processor. 


Wireless Power Consortium Creates Qi Standard for Common Development

July 28, 2010 7:26 am | News | Comments

The Qi low power standard, delivering up to 5 Watt into wireless power receivers, was recently released by the Wireless Power Consortium.


DIN-Rail Supplies Deliver up to 100 W

July 28, 2010 7:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

CUI’s power line V-Infinity announced the release of a new series of convection-cooled DIN-rail mounted ac-dc power supplies. The VDRS series is available with output power of 10, 20, 40, 60, or 100 W.


Review: 'DeathSpank,' 'Limbo' bring summer heat

July 28, 2010 7:06 am | by LOU KESTEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

This summer has been so oppressive throughout most of the United States that even driving to the video-game store feels like an ordeal. Fortunately, you don't have to leave home to experience some of the season's most interesting games — you can download them directly to your console.That's...

Mediware Renews Relationship With William Blair & Company

July 28, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mediware Information Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEDW), a specialist provider of information systems focused on complex clinical solutions for Blood Management, Medication Management and Performance Management, today announced that it is renewing its relationship with its long standing...


Haydon Kerk Introduces Fully Configurable CAD Models

July 28, 2010 6:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions offers customers the ability to configure and download CAD models of the entire line of Kerk RGS linear rail systems. CAD download availability includes both motorized and non-motorized linear rail systems with the flexibility to change/modify such features as rail length...


High-Speed Multiplexer-Switch Supports USB 3.0 and PCI Express Gen 3

July 28, 2010 6:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

NXP Semiconductors today announced the availability of the industry’s first high-speed multiplexer/switch to support USB 3.0 and PCI Express Gen 3, providing switching speeds of up to 8 Gbps.


Op Amps Feature Low Quiescent Current of 45 microamperes at 1 MHz

July 28, 2010 6:44 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. today announced the MCP6401/2/4 Operational Amplifiers (Op Amps), which add to Microchip’s general-purpose op amp portfolio by providing lower power consumption in small packages. Featuring quiescent current of just 45 microamperes...


Bipolar Models Optimized for Capacitive Loads

July 28, 2010 6:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kepco is pleased to introduce an option for its 200W and 400W BOP models to optimize their ability to drive capacitive loads. This option (designated by the suffix “C”) makes the BOP more suitable for a wide variety of applications such as solar cell/panel testing...


iPhone “jailbreaking” exempt from DMCA

July 28, 2010 6:26 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

The feds have just dropped a bomb: The Library of Congress has added exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that make “jailbreaking” legal. Apart from fundamentally altering Apple’s business model, the ruling has re-opened the schism between supporters and opponents of digital rights management.



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