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3-D Solar Cell that Uses "Towers" to Boost Efficiency Wins Patents

December 9, 2009 8:58 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A three dimensional solar cell design that uses micron-scale “towers” to capture nearly three times as much light as flat solar cells made from the same materials has been awarded broad patent protection in both China and Australia.

Plastic RFID Transponder Circuit Achieves 50 kbits-s Bit Rate

December 9, 2009 8:56 am | News | Comments

Holst Centre, imec and TNO presented the world-first organic transponder circuit with a bit rate of 50kbits/s. This bit rate approaches the requirements for the Electronic Product Coding (EPC) standards.


Turtle Beach Features Gaming Headsets at CES 2010

December 9, 2009 8:32 am | News | Comments

Turtle Beach, a leading manufacturer and marketer of video game headsets for Xbox 360, Xbox, PlayStation 3, Wii, DS Lite systems and PC gaming, comes to CES 2010 with its strongest roster of high performance products ever for serious gamers and new PC/MAC peripherals.


3D Sound for Consumer Products at CES 2010

December 9, 2009 8:07 am | News | Comments

Swiss audio technology company, Sonic Emotion, is set to unleash its 3D sound technologies on the US market at CES 2010. As the first 3D sound solutions for home entertainment products, sonic emotion technologies enable consumers to enjoy a natural 3D sound environment using a single, easy-to-connect loudspeaker, with no positional limitations.


iFinix Corp. Announces Investor Teleconfernce

December 9, 2009 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

iFinix Corp. (PINKSHEETS: INIX), a provider of real-time financial information and services to active traders and to the securities industry, announced today details of their upcoming investor teleconference.Date: Friday, December 11th, 2009 Time: 4:30 PM EST Info: Dial (712) 432-1001, then...

Market Update: China’s 3G Network Not Ready for Data Cards

December 9, 2009 7:57 am | by In-Stat Research | News | Comments

All three Chinese telecommunication operators began commercial trials of 3G services in early 2009. The official launch of both 3G and related services took place in May.

Energy efficiency technologies offer major savings

December 9, 2009 7:57 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(National Academy of Sciences) Energy efficiency technologies that exist today or that are likely to be developed in the near future could save considerable money as well as energy, says a new report from the National Research Council. Fully adopting these technologies could lower...

Winners Announced for the Inaugural Visit Me at CES 2010 Exhibitor Video Contest

December 9, 2009 7:53 am | News | Comments

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that Davis Instruments,, Sleek Audio, Bell'O International and Ooma are the winners of the inaugural Visit Me at CES 2010 exhibitor video contest.


Top Executives From Microsoft and Intel to Keynote at the 2010 International CES

December 9, 2009 7:46 am | News | Comments

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that the top executives at Microsoft and Intel will deliver keynote addresses at the 2010 International CES®. The world's largest consumer technology tradeshow is scheduled for January 7-10, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada.


eBooks TechZone Sells Out For The 2010 International CES

December 9, 2009 7:39 am | News | Comments

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that space for the eBooks TechZone at the 2010 International CES, dedicated to the latest digital and eBook technologies and services, has sold out since its official launch in June.


2010 CES Gaming Showcase to Increase by More Than 50 Percent

December 9, 2009 7:31 am | News | Comments

The 2010 International CES , the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, will feature the latest in gaming hardware and software in the largest Gaming Showcase in CES history. The Gaming Showcase will feature advancements in online gaming and gaming-related product debuts all in one centralized location. The International CES returns to Las Vegas January 7-10, 2010. 


WALLS + FORMS to Debut New Wall And Floor Retail System for Electronics at CES 2010

December 9, 2009 7:04 am | News | Comments

Walls + Forms will debut a new wall and floor retail system that keeps up with today’s technologies with ease and confidence at its booth #15316 of the CES Show in Las Vegas. The show runs from January 7 through 10, 2010.


Bug or Windshield?

December 9, 2009 6:30 am | Blogs | Comments

As I write this blog in early December the Dow is reaching 14 month highs, indicating a belief that the worst is behind us.  While many believe there will be more bumps in the road and the unemployment picture hasn’t improved much, the tide is changing.   Thoughts are shifting from conservation of resources to the best deployment of resources to generate growth as consumer demand improves.


Controller Board Uses ATOM Z540 Processor

December 9, 2009 6:19 am | Renesas | Product Releases | Comments

Orchid Technologies has integrated Atom Z540 Processors into industrial controller applications, vision system applications, communications processors, and handheld devices.


Human Fall Detection Using New MEMS Accelerometer Technology

December 9, 2009 6:10 am | by Ning Jia, field applications engineer, Analog Devices, Inc., | Articles | Comments

For humans, an unobserved fall can have very serious consequences. In some cases, the initial injury can become more traumatic if not treated within a short time. In other cases, an individual can suffer an accidental fall as the result of weakness or dizziness due to a diminished self-care and self-protective ability.



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