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Panel Mount Toggle Switches Feature One Through Four Pole Configurations

August 10, 2010 9:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

NKK Switches, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, provides S Series toggle switches for 15 to 25 A applications.


Connector Series Has Size 20 Fixed Contacts

August 10, 2010 9:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The MDX is a high reliability D-Subminiature connector with size 20 fixed contacts and is available with 9, 15, 25, 37, and 50 contacts.


Motion-tracking technology reduces injuries for older adults

August 10, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Missouri-Columbia) Motion-tracking technology, recently developed by University of Missouri researchers, provides images and detailed data that helps patients, physicians and therapists better visualize movements as patients exercise. The visual feedback allows physicians...


Gondwana Supercontinent Underwent Massive Shift During Cambrian Explosion

August 10, 2010 9:23 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

The Gondwana supercontinent underwent a 60-degree rotation across Earth's surface during the Early Cambrian period, according to new evidence uncovered by a team of Yale University geologists. Gondwana made up the southern half of Pangaea, the giant supercontinent that constituted the...

Innovation could bring super-accurate sensors, crime forensics

August 10, 2010 8:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Purdue University) A new technology enabling tiny machines called micro electromechanical systems to "self-calibrate" could make possible super-accurate and precise sensors for crime-scene forensics, environmental testing and medical diagnostics.


NIH EUREKA Award Will Enable Design of New Brain Tumor Treatment

August 10, 2010 8:23 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The Georgia Institute of Technology has received a EUREKA grant from the National Cancer Institute to design a new way to treat invasive brain tumors by capturing the migrating cells that spread the disease.


Flexible mechanical encoder series offers over 1,000 configurations

August 10, 2010 8:22 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

CUI, Inc., and their distributor Digi-Key Corporation, announce the release of a line of flexible mechanical encoders that can be configured into over 1,000 different versions. The 2-bit quadrature ACZ series is available in three sizes: 11 mm (ACZ11), 12 mm (ACZ12), and 16 mm (ACZ16)....


Pegasystems shares slide after 2Q report

August 10, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Pegasystems Inc. tumbled Tuesday after the business software maker posted second-quarter adjusted earnings below Wall Street's expectations.The company late Monday posted a net loss of $8.2 million, or 22 cents per share, down from net income of $11.2 million, or 30 cents per share,...


Low Power FSK Transceiver Features Simplest Star Network Management

August 10, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

austriamicrosystems, a leading global designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog ICs, offers the AS3900 27 MHz FSK low-power transceiver with built-in star network management, the only one in the 27 MHz ISM band.

TOPICS: Releases Dimmable 30 Watt and 40 Watt LED Bulbs

August 10, 2010 6:48 am | Larson Electronics Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics’ announced the addition of two new Buy American Compliant LED bulbs, including a dimmable 30 watt PAR38 LED bulb and PAR46 LED bulb. The 30 Watt LED bulb (LED30W-PAR38) is available in warm white, 6000K bright white, red, blue, green, amber, 850nm infrared and 940nm infrared.


Smart Grid Wireless Connectivity Center

August 10, 2010 6:41 am | News | Comments

Lockard & White, a diversified telecommunications engineering and integration firm, and Full Spectrum Inc., a manufacturer of specialized fourth generation software defined radios, announced today the launch of the Smart Grid Wireless Connectivity Center...


MOSFETs packaged in low profile SOT-883L surface mount case

August 10, 2010 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the CEDM7001 (N-Channel) and complementary CEDM8001 (P-Channel) 20V, 100mA MOSFETs packaged in the ultra miniature, low profile SOT-883L surface mount case. These devices have a rated continuous drain current of 100mA and a peak drain current of 200mA (tp<10µs).


Touch Displays in Smart Phones Spur Demand for Larger Screen Sizes

August 10, 2010 6:24 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

After only 4% growth in 2009, the mobile phone display market is set to grow by 14% in 2010, with shipments forecast to reach 1.68B units, according to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile Phone Shipment and Forecast Report. [...]


Study of electron orbits in multilayer graphene finds unexpected energy gaps

August 10, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Georgia Institute of Technology Research News) Researchers have taken one more step toward understanding the unique and often unexpected properties of graphene, a two-dimensional carbon material that has attracted interest because of its potential applications in future generations of...

Website sponsors gambling on grades

August 10, 2010 6:22 am | News | Comments

A website called Ultrinsic is taking wagers on grades from students at 36 colleges nationwide starting this month.


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