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Digi Console Server Earns Security Certification for Government and Other Regulated Industry Applications

November 30, 2009 11:50 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Digi Passport receives NIST FIPS 140-2 certification

Is Becoming and Engineer Really Worth It?

November 30, 2009 11:00 am | by An Engineering Mind | News | Comments

I'm so tempted to track down your home address via your IP address and come over there and punch you. Of course it's worth it. What else are you going to do?


NREL Uncovers Clean Energy Leaders State by State

November 30, 2009 10:57 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

That California and Texas still lead the United States in generating renewable energy probably is no surprise. But, NREL's 2009 State of the States report shows that several smaller states from Maine to Louisiana to Utah are closing the clean energy gap, confirming that every state has...



November 30, 2009 10:50 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

Reliant Energy and The Vineyard Energy Project join Masdar City and Louisville Gas & Electric as the latest to launch pilot projects using GE’s smart grid enabled appliances


Geneva Big Bang Machine Beats Chicago Lab Record

November 30, 2009 10:41 am | News | Comments

The world's largest atom smasher on Monday broke the record for proton acceleration previously held by a U.S. lab, sending beams of the particles at 1.18 trillion electron volts around the massive machine. The Large Hadron Collider eclipsed the previous high of 0.98 1 TeV held by Fermilab, outside Chicago, since 2001.


Microscopy reveals structure of calcite shells

November 30, 2009 8:53 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Lara Estroff and colleagues have taken a deep, detailed look at the way lab-created calcite crystals, similar to those found in nature, grow in tandem with proteins and other large molecules.

Expanded Uses Envisioned for Transparent Electroconductive Film

November 30, 2009 8:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

The market for transparent electroconductive film is expected to enjoy steady growth over the next few years as expanded applications are developed in sectors including touch panels, electronic paper and organic electroluminescent  (EL) lighting.


Portable Pressure Calibrators Feature Built-in Hand Pump

November 30, 2009 8:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

E Instruments’ PPC Series of calibrators with built-in Hand Pump are offered in two separate models (P-Pneumatic or H-Hydraulic). These calibrators are appropriate for checking the calibration of pressure, differential pressure gauges, control values, pressure transmitters, pressure transducers, receiver gauges, and many other types of pressure switches and recorders. Features include


British to Poll Tech Companies on Economic Growth

November 30, 2009 7:59 am | News | Comments

Premier Farnell in co-ordination with the Electronics Leadership Council (ELC) and the UK Electronics Alliance (UKEA), encourage all UK-based small and medium enterprise (SME) technology companies to take part in a survey developed to garner appropriate support from the UK Government and trade associations to ensure the necessary future economic growth for these SMEs.


Simulation Software Adds BEM and FEM Capabilities

November 30, 2009 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

LMS has released the latest version of its integrated solution for 3D functional performance simulation: LMS Virtual.Lab Revision 9. This release features new BEM and FEM capabilities and a brand-new ray tracing solution in LMS Virtual.Lab Acoustics. Dedicated industrial application solutions found in LMS Virtual.Lab Motion have been 


Integrated Synthesizer Module Features 24-bit Step Size Resolution

November 30, 2009 7:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave Corporation has introduced the HMC-C070 MicroSynth fully integrated broadband synthesizer module. Operating from 5.5 to 10.5 GHz, the module is appropriate for military radar test & measurement and lab instrumentation applications. Combining high performance SiGe, GaAs pHEMT, and InGaP HBT technologies into a compact 1.36” x 0.75” hermetic package, the HMC-C070 MicroSynth offers a  


Ants Counting Their Step

November 30, 2009 6:52 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Ants That Count! Most ants get around by leaving smell trails on the forest floor that show other ants how to get home or to food. They squeeze the glands that cover their bodies; those glands release a scent, and the scents in combination create trails the other ants can follow. That...

Altera signs with Newark

November 30, 2009 6:21 am | News | Comments

Committed to offering design engineers the newest technologies first, multi-channel electronics distributor Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, has signed a franchise agreement with Altera Corporation, to supply their FPGA and CPLD devices, the latest development kits, and the Quartus II design software in North America.


Rochester Electronics Expands Space-Level Manufacturing

November 30, 2009 6:13 am | News | Comments

Rochester Electronics, a comprehensive and authorized source for discontinued semiconductors, is actively expanding its mission critical product manufacturing capabilities to ensure a continuous supply of certified radiation hardened space-level semiconductors.  


Eaton Introduces Energy-Conserving Network Shutdown Module for Mac OS X Snow Leopard

November 30, 2009 6:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today introduced its Network Shutdown Module (NSM) version 3.20 for Macintosh operating system (OS) X Snow Leopard. Eaton’s NSM is one of the most intuitive software products for Mac users, giving them enhanced power control over any iMac, MacPro or Xserve server running Snow Leopard.



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