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2lbs of Bacon, 2lbs of Sausage, a Bottle of Sauce and a Bottle of Rub

May 3, 2011 8:22 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Comments

Care to take a guess what that title means? Never mind, I'll just tell you.

Watch For New PowerSaver Pilot Loan Program in Your Area

May 3, 2011 4:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Comments

For anybody who has heard about the many benefits of upgrading your home with an energy efficient water heater or furnace - or has wanted to make simple energy-saving home improvements such as insulating their attic, sealing their ducts, and installing better doors and windows - there may...

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MCUs for battery-operated applications

May 2, 2011 4:21 pm | by ECN Europe | Comments

MSC now offers the first new RX210 Group 32-bit MCUs from Renesas Electronics. Key features of these devices are a low current consumption of just 0.21 mA/DMIPS at 50 MHz clock frequency and only 1.3 µA in deep standby mode …

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Trim-Slice miniature computer

May 2, 2011 4:21 pm | by ECN Europe | Comments

Trim-Slice is offered in 3 configurations – Trim-Slice Barebone – with 1 GHz Tegra 2, 1 GB RAM, HDMI port, Gigabit Ethernet, 4 USB ports, 2 SD slots and RS232 serial port. Trim-Slice Barebone MSRP is $199. Trim-Slice Value – …

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How are Homeowners and Businesses Paying for Solar Energy Systems?

May 2, 2011 2:23 pm | by Energy Savers Blog | Comments

Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog.

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Wind River Turns 30: Looking Back and Moving Forward

May 2, 2011 9:46 am | by Tomas Evensen, Wind River | Comments

2011 marks Wind River’s 30th anniversary. The big 3-0…it’s a major landmark moment in anyone’s book. This year, we’ll be taking time to honor this milestone with a retrospective of Wind River’s history and also a series of employee stories.

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SolidWorks Learning Resources in the Aggregate - swtuts.com

April 29, 2011 12:22 pm | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Comments

For a long time now, SolidWorks users have been creating "content" to help fellow users learn how to be more productive. SolidWorks World presentations, local User Group presentations, even things like YouTube videos and step-by-step guides. - all available free of charge.

This Month on Energy Savers: April 2011

April 29, 2011 4:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Comments

April has been a busy month for Energy Savers! The biggest draw was Earth Day, which we celebrate all month on the blog and website. Here's a recap of April along with a few other tidbits:

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Future Electronics and ADD semiconductor extend distribution agreement

April 28, 2011 3:22 pm | by ECN Europe | Comments

Future Electronics and ADD semiconductor, the high-performance powerline communication (PLC) IC company for smart metering, lighting, and home/building automation applications, today announced that both companies have extended their agreement for distribution of ADD’s powerline...

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Capacitive touch controllers with integrated haptic effect

April 28, 2011 3:22 pm | by ECN Europe | Comments

Atmel, a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced it has integrated haptics capability to its QTouch capacitive touch controllers to support buttons, sliders and wheels (BSWs). This integration allows our customers to have a richer experience with touch …

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Datapath win Queen’s Award for Innovation

April 28, 2011 3:21 pm | by ECN Europe | Comments

The Queen’s Awards are internationally recognised indication of excellence. Datapath’ award, under the Innovation category acknowledges the success it has achieved through outstanding innovation with the continuous development of technology incorporated in large video wall controllers....

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Zytronic: Capacitive touch sensing solutions

April 28, 2011 3:21 pm | by ECN Europe | Comments

Zytronic presents its latest industrial and public use touchscreen solutions. These will includes displays with Zybrid/Zypos touch sensors with different capability of the company’s proprietary Projected Capacitive Technology (PCTTM): its powerful through-glass performance; its ability to...

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Taming Quality in Chaos - Quality Management in Systems of Systems

April 28, 2011 11:08 am | by By: Bruce Douglass, IBM Rational | Comments

From cars to consumer goods, to military equipment to ATMs, we’re all familiar with systems. Increasingly, smart, connected devices are embedded in common, everyday devices in addition to special purpose systems, enabling huge improvements in our ability to manage the complexities of modern life.

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The 6 Creepiest Things Hiding in Your DNA

April 28, 2011 8:18 am | by C. Coville, www.cracked.com | Comments

We're all just one impulsive Google images search away from facing the unblinking darkness that lurks within the heart of man. But that black pit of twisted evil and decay shouldn't surprise anybody; it's rooted in our genetic makeup. Literally.

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Meeting at the NEOSWUG Clubhouse

April 28, 2011 7:22 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Comments

If you think a SolidWorks User Group meeting has to be held in a classroom or stuffy hotel meeting room, think again. There have been meetings scheduled at museums, indoor racing venues, even bowling alleys.

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