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Designing a Wireless Heart Rate Monitor with Remote Data Logging

March 31, 2010 5:59 am | by Archana Yarlagadda, Applications Engineer, Cypress Semiconductor | Articles | Comments

Extending the Human-to-Machine Interface (HMI) using wireless communications is a fast developing field. Important improvements in HMI functionality have been made possible by continuing advancements in Machine-to-Machine interfaces in terms of increased baud rate, low power consumption and reach (distance) of communication.


Pin Fin Heat Sinks: A Sharper Way to Keep Medical Electronics Cool

March 31, 2010 5:42 am | by Barry Dagan, Cool Innovations, | Articles | Comments

Electronic medical systems have become substantially more sophisticated and powerful in recent years. As a result, the majority of these systems contain large arrays of power hungry electronic components that require high-performance heat sinks to prevent them from overheating and being damaged or destroyed.


Embedded Sync Software Serves Network Equipment Manufacturers

March 31, 2010 5:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Symmetricom announced a line of embedded software solutions that enable network equipment manufacturers to easily incorporate synchronization technology into their offerings to provide more versatile, high performing solutions.


New Forecasting and Analytics Drive Value and Maximize Productivity

March 31, 2010 5:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsSupporting QuotesSupporting ResourcesAbout OracleOracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. For more information about Oracle, visit ( .TrademarkOracle and...

Cyberplex Inc. Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

March 31, 2010 5:30 am | News | Comments

Cyberplex Inc. (TSX: CX) ("Cyberplex" or the "Corporation") announced today that, subject to acceptance of the Corporation's notice of intention by the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"), the board of directors has authorized the purchase of up to 5,452,073 of its common shares, representing...

Even NASA Involved in Toyota Crisis

March 31, 2010 5:27 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The White House has asked the National Academy of Sciences to study the use of computer technology in cars, and tapped NASA to examine Toyota's problems.

Simplify USB Isolation in Medical Applications

March 31, 2010 5:10 am | by Mark Cantrell, Analog Devices, Inc., | Articles | Comments

The personal computer (PC), currently the standard information-processing device for office and home use, communicates with most peripherals using the universal serial bus (USB). Standardization, cost, and the availability of software and development tools have made the PC very attractive as a host-processor platform for medical and industrial applications...


Premier Farnell launches enhanced free EAGLE software

March 31, 2010 4:50 am | News | Comments

Premier Farnell has announced the launch of EAGLE software version 5.8. This enhanced version of CadSoft’s award winning software is a FREE licence edition allowing EDE’s to design boards more conveniently with better power management in their circuits and with more schematic sheets.


Power Packages Unlock Discrete Semiconductor Performance

March 31, 2010 4:47 am | Articles | Comments

An Electronic Engineer builds a system out of components; resistors, ICs, MOSFETs and IGBTs. The Power Electronic Engineer has to go beyond the electrical parameters of components and start looking at thermal resistance and capacity, cooling and parasitic inductance.


New Release Delivers Enhanced Scalability, Performance and SOA Support for Mission-Critical Applications

March 31, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsReduce Downtime and Increase ScalabilitySupporting QuotesSupporting ResourcesAbout Oracle Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. For more information about Oracle, visit...

Google Links Web Attacks to Vietnam Mine Dispute

March 31, 2010 4:27 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Google says it has identified cyber attacks aimed at silencing critics of a Chinese-backed bauxite mining project in Vietnam.


Environment : OECD says Luxembourg should do more to clean up its environment

March 31, 2010 4:27 am | by OECD | News | Comments

As Luxembourg plans for economic recovery, it would be a mistake to sideline the environment, said the OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría. “I would rather argue that in responding to the crisis, environment should be part of a comprehensive strategy to relaunch economic growth and to...


Huawei Profit Jumps

March 31, 2010 4:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Huawei said its profit for the year more than doubled, highlighting how the Chinese telecom-gear maker has taken share from global equipment giants.


Google: Online attacks aimed at Vietnam critics

March 31, 2010 2:30 am | by BEN STOCKING - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. says it has found another case of cyberattacks being used to suppress political dissent, this time to silence opponents of a Vietnamese mining project that involves a state-run Chinese company.Computer security firm McAfee said the perpetrators may be linked to Vietnam's Communist...

Hadron Collider Off to Smashing Start

March 31, 2010 1:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The world's largest atom smasher set a record for high-energy collisions by crashing two proton beams at three times more force than ever before.


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