Ziptronix, Inc. and Raytheon Vision Systems have reached a licensing agreement for the use of Ziptronix' patented DBI (Direct Bond Interconnect) 3D integration technology in Raytheon's imaging systems. Specified for use in manufacturing Raytheon's focal plane arrays for air, space and terrestrial applications, the Ziptronix technology provides true 3D integration of multilayer CMOS structures, enabling 100% pixel operability within the focal plane.
EMS provider NBS today announced the appointment of Universal Technology Inc. as sales representatives in New England. UTI will represent NBS across a six state region spanning from Maine to Connecticut. UTI was founded in 1992 and boasts a stellar history including 20 different “Representative of the Year” and numerous Individual Design Win Awards. UTI deploys an extensive outside sales and support network of degreed engineers with design and applications experience working with major OEMs.
Having returned from an extremely busy Productronica exhibition, the team at OK International has many reasons to celebrate. In addition to generating a high volume of visitor traffic on its stand, the production assembly equipment specialist also collected a Global Technology Award in recognition of its innovative MRS-1000 Modular Rework System.
Microscan, a global technology leader for precision data acquisition and control solutions, announces that it has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the category of Test Equipment and Services for its Visionscape Smart Camera during a ceremony that took place on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at the New Munich Trade Fair Center in Munich, Germany.
KIC announces that two of its products, designed to increase solar cell efficiency through accurate profiling and process optimization, tied for a Global Technology Award. KIC’s e-Clipse solar cell thermocouple (TC) attachment fixture and compact SunKIC profiler tied in the category of Solar Manufacturing Products.
Portraying Leonardo da Vinci or World War II in a video game is challenging game developers to mix fun with facts while academics hope this growing genre will get players more interested in history. Gary Keith Brubaker, a lecturer in game study at The Guildhall at SMU in Texas, said historical games always have to try to balance accuracy and fun.
A group led by the head of the United States' biggest science organization is in Cuba this week to discuss ways to rekindle scientific cooperation as U.S.-Cuba relations slowly improve under U.S. President Barack Obama.
Fishermen have known for years that they've had to steam farther and farther from shore to find the cod, haddock and winter flounder that typically fill dinner plates in New England. A new federal study documenting the warming waters of the North Atlantic confirms that they're right...
Chimps, our nearest relative, don't talk. We do. Now scientists have pinpointed a mutation in a gene that might help explain the difference. The mutation seems to have helped humans develop speech and language. It's probably not the only gene involved, but researchers found the gene looks and acts differently in chimps and humans, according to a study published online Wednesday by the journal Nature.
The first touch-screen BlackBerry phone, the Storm, got a few things right, but generally it was a chore to use. Good thing a lot can change in a year. Though not without flaws, the latest version of the device, the BlackBerry Storm2, is the phone Research In Motion Ltd. should have released last year...
Amazon's Kindle can read books aloud, but if you're blind it can be difficult to turn that function on without help. Now two universities say they will shun the device until Amazon changes the setup.
A newly discovered dinosaur species that roamed the Earth about 200 million years ago may help explain how the creatures evolved into the largest animals on land, scientists in South Africa said Wednesday. The Aardonyx celestae was a 23-foot- (7-meter-) long small-headed herbivore with a huge barrel of a chest, and the scientists told reporters it could prove to be a missing evolutionary link.
A group of engineers from National Instruments, called Waterloo Labs, created an iPhone app that can drive a car. In part 2, they give a detailed explanation of how they designed and implemented our control system. This video provides more details about the motor assembly, the wireless communication...
A group of engineers from National Instruments, called Waterloo Labs, created an iPhone app that can drive a car. See below. Part 1 includes an overview of how NI turned an Oldsmobile Delta 88' into a remote control car in just a few weeks. They built their control systems using a few motors, potentiometers, a CompactRIO embedded controller, and LabVIEW.
Washington DC, USA and Cheltenham, UK – Artisan Software Tools, a leading supplier of industrial-grade, collaborative modeling tools for complex, mission and safety-critical embedded systems and software, has acquired Extessy, a supplier of development tools and services...