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Borescope Provides both Blue and White Light

December 3, 2009 10:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectronics Corporation has recently introduced the CB-400 COBRA-4, part of the COBRA series of multi-purpose borescopes. The scope features a dual-head blue and white light LED flashlight that enables technicians to inspect and leak check hard-to-see components without expensive disassembly.


Spot-Cooling Tech Uses Turbulent Air

December 3, 2009 10:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

JaroThermal announced the introduction of its brand new NtelliJet series of Low-Profile coolers today. The new low-acoustic cooler uses rapid-fire pulses of turbulent air (produced by an oscillating diaphragm working between 50 and 200hz ) to cool heatsinks and surrounding components.


Search warrants served in ESPN stalker case

December 3, 2009 10:00 am | by GREG RISLING - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Search warrants have been served at Yahoo Inc. and Google Inc. in connection with an Illinois man accused of secretly recording nude videos of ESPN reporter Erin Andrews.FBI agents served the warrants on Wednesday at the Northern California offices of both tech giants. One of the items they...


Have You Used LED Light Strings?

December 3, 2009 9:53 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

This week, you read about LED holiday light strings, which can use 90% less energy than regular incandescent light s


Worlds First 60 GHZ Reflective Electro-Absortion Modulator

December 3, 2009 9:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

CIP Technologies, a company with a long history of photonics innovation, has released a combined modulation and photodetection transducer capable of working at up to 60 GHz - a world first.


Valproate Sodium and related products (valproic acid and divalproex sodium): Risk of Birth Defects

December 3, 2009 9:50 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Increased risk of neural tube defects and other major birth defects, such as craniofacial defects and cardiovascular malformations, in babies exposed to valproate sodium and related products during pregnancy.


NKK expands line of rocker-style Switches

December 3, 2009 9:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced it has expanded its already extensive line of rocker-style switches to include the low cost CWSB Series of miniature, snap-in mounted rockers.


Kontron CP308-MEDIA: One of the first embedded boards with DisplayPort

December 3, 2009 9:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new Kontron CP308 3U CompactPCI® multicore board with the CP308-MEDIA extension card is one of the first embedded products to feature the new HD digital display interface standard DisplayPort. With S/P-DIF-Out audio and the stereo audio ports for Line In, Line Out and Microphone, the processor board with the innovative Kontron CP308-MEDIA adds extensive multimedia capabilities to embedded computing.


General Dynamics receives $203M Army contract

December 3, 2009 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Dynamics Corp. said Thursday it has received a $203 million U.S. Army contract to design the next-generation Stryker armored combat vehicle.The contract to General Dynamics Land Systems from the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command is for a modernization program that will...

DIMM Module Based On Freescale i.MX51 Processor

December 3, 2009 9:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Strategic Test has announced a Freescale i.MX51 processor-based System on Module (SOM). Called the TX51, it measures just 67.6 mm x 26 mm x 4.2 mm (2.6” x 1” x 0.16”) and contains an ARM Cortex-A8 800 MHz i.MX51 processor coupled with 128 MB mobile DDR-SDRAM, 128 MB NAND Flash memory and a 200-pin SODIMM connector. The i.MX51 multimedia applications processors offer


Lexiva (fosamprenavir calcium) - Dear Healthcare Professional Letter

December 3, 2009 8:50 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Potential association between Lexiva and myocardial infarction in HIV infected adults.


High Temperature USB Data Logger Comes In Stainless Steel Housing

December 3, 2009 8:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

The EL-USB-1-PRO is a high temperature USB data logger capable of measuring and recording over 32,000 temperature readings from -40°F to +257°F/-40°C to +125°C. Housed in a waterproof, stainless steel enclosure that protects the logger from corrosion, impact and moisture, the unit is rated to IP67 / NEMA 4X standards and can be


Lithium Battery Gliders Accommodate 10 mm to 24 mm Cells

December 3, 2009 8:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Memory Protection Devices is introducing a new category of battery holders for lithium coin cell batteries. “Gliders” are a hybrid type combining the low cost of retainers with higher reliability than regular coin cell battery holders, according to the company. They are suitable for hand-held consumer and medical products, electronic cards, electronic toll tags, single-use devices, alarm systems, main boards, PND’s and RFID. Gliders are 


QHR Completes $750,000 Private Placement

December 3, 2009 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

QHR Technologies Inc. ("QHR" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: QHR) is pleased to announce that it has completed a $750,000 non-brokered private placement on December 1, 2009 with Pender Growth Fund (VCC) Inc. ("Pender")."Securing this financing, along with the revenue growth we have experienced in...


Zubbles – Get Your Colored Bubbles

December 3, 2009 6:53 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

photo of blue colored bubble. I first posted on this in 2005: Colored Bubbles. Now you can order your own via Zubbles. Colored Bubbles Have Landed (and Popped and Vanished) Having solved the colored bubble dilemma, we spent most of 2006 trying to refine our dyes and the manufacturing...



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