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'Smart' Contact Lens Looks to Glaucoma Diagnosis

March 25, 2010 8:26 am | News | Comments

STMicroelectronics will develop and supply a wireless MEMS sensor that acts as a transducer, antenna and mechanical support for additional read-out electronics in a 'smart' contact lens platform developed by Sensimed AG.


French police arrest alleged Twitter hacker

March 25, 2010 8:20 am | News | Comments

French police say they have detained a 25-year-old who allegedly hacked Twitter accounts of numerous well-known figures, including Britney Spears and President Barack Obama. Police said Wednesday the suspect, who went by the pseudonym "Hacker Croll," was caught following a joint operation with the FBI and arrested Tuesday in the Puy-de-Dome region of central France.

Test Contactor Presented as Kelvin Ready

March 25, 2010 8:16 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Johnstech International Corporation announced the release of its “Configurable Kelvin” Pad ROL 200K Series Contactor. Suitable for testing high power and precision analog devices that require


DARPA fields small arms detection system for helos

March 25, 2010 7:39 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing a system that will assist helicopter crews in pinpointing the source of small arms fire. HALTT uses advanced acoustic detection and data processing to “exploit the supersonic shock wave produced by a bullet in flight.” In other words, it would detect the “snap,” “hiss,” or “crack” of a bullet.


Ness Technologies to buy Gilon for $17.5M

March 25, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ness Technologies will buy Gilon Business Insight Ltd., a provider of business intelligence consulting and services, for about $17.5 million, the company said Thursday.The information technology service provider said the acquisition will help it meet growing demand for business intelligence...

Hybridyne Imaging Technologies – Brookhaven National Laboratory Team Vies for Top TItle at the 2010 WBTshowcase

March 25, 2010 7:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

A team from Hybridyne Imaging Technologies, Inc., and Brookhaven Lab was among over 90 top technology innovators from around the world competing for top honors at the WBT2010showcase presented by Lockheed Martin.


HP Appoints Peter Galanis as President and CEO of HP Canada

March 25, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HP today announced that it has appointed Peter Galanis as president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co.Galanis will be responsible for all aspects of HP operations in Canada, as well as business development initiatives, such as alliances and partnerships, to increase HP's...

Zain Expects Bharti Pacts Soon

March 25, 2010 6:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications, or Zain, said it is likely to sign definite agreements in the coming days to sell most of its African assets to India's Bharti Airtel.


On Optical Bonding and Multi-touch Panels

March 25, 2010 6:00 am | by Phil Spivey, President and CEO, Ocular ( | Blogs | Comments

With touch panel solutions making their way into a wide variety of applications, system designers have seen the light – both literally and figuratively – when it comes to human interfaces with touch panel displays.


Driver Modules Power Mid-size, Multi-string, LED backlit LCDs

March 25, 2010 5:55 am | Endicott Research Group | Product Releases | Comments

The SFDMD Series is designed for applications that require a small footprint with high efficiency and brightness stability over a wide input voltage range, such as medical patient monitors, POS, kiosk, ATM, gaming and GPS displays. Less than 5 mm high, with a footprint of 2.782” (70.66 mm) x 0.96” (24.4 mm), drivers offer


Building It Up-Breaking It Down with iSuppli

March 25, 2010 5:42 am | Articles | Comments

Building It Up/Breaking It Down with iSuppli provides a quick look inside the latest products, highlighting some of the components used. Today we take a look inside the Apple iMac Desktop Computer.


SMT Metal Battery Holder Eases Replacement

March 25, 2010 5:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Renata is offering the SMTMxxxx Series of battery holders that will house various lithium manganese dioxide bare cells, including the CR1225, CR1632, CR2032, CR2025, CR2325, CR2430, and CR2450. This holder provides


PCB connector eliminates need for board-to-board connectors

March 25, 2010 5:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

ITT Interconnect Solutions, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of connectors, interconnects, and cable assemblies, has eliminated the need to use board-to-board connectors with its new cost-saving plastic connector.


QHR Completes $1,040,000 Private Placement

March 25, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

QHR Technologies Inc. ("QHR" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: QHR) is pleased that the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted QHR's $1,040,000 non-brokered private placement for filing documentation on March 22, 2010. The Company announced the private placement on March 10, 2010 and completed the private...


Perceptron Launches New Website

March 25, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP), a leading provider of non-contact measurement and inspection solutions for industrial and commercial applications, announced today the launch of its new corporate website, ( , to better reflect its current business and...


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