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Hybrid Connector Simplifies Servo Drive Connections

November 17, 2010 8:21 am | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

BENSHEIM, Germany -- Nov. 17, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics announces a new hybrid connector -- the Motorman hybrid connector -- that simplifies the connection of power and signal to locally-controlled motors. It integrates communication, signal and power transmission within a compact single...

BitAuto rises after IPO prices at $12

November 17, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shares of BitAuto Holdings Ltd., the Beijing company whose websites and marketing services cater to consumers and auto makers alike, quickly rose Wednesday after the company opened its initial public offering with the stock priced at an expected $12 per share.Shares rose 87 cents, or 7.3...

Voice Coil Actuator Enables High Force Density Capabilities

November 17, 2010 7:28 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

BEI Kimco Magnetics, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), Inc., recently met the challenging VCA requirements for a cutting tool utilized in an Ophthalmic Lens Grinding application.


Integrated Motion Systems Has Ethernet

November 17, 2010 7:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Ethernet is used in more than 90% of networks today, and now MDrive industry-leading integrated motor and drive systems are available for Ethernet networks with simplified connectivity, ease of use, and reliability with minimal signal degradation over long distance.


A new twist for nanopillar light collectors

November 17, 2010 7:26 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Berkeley Lab researchers have created unique dual-diameter nanopillars -- narrow at the top, broad at the bottom -- that absorb light as well or even better than commercial thin-film solar cells, using far less semiconductor material and without...

New Technology Gives On-Site Assessments in Archaeology

November 17, 2010 7:24 am | Comments

DURHAM, N.C. – The ability to tell the difference between crystals that formed naturally and those formed by human activity can be important to archaeologists in the field. This can be a crucial bit of information in determining the ancient activities that took place at a site, yet...

Compugraphics International scoops top electronics industry award

November 17, 2010 6:28 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Leading photomask supplier Compugraphics was voted Supplier of the Year 2010 at the recent National Microelectronics Institute (NMI) awards ceremony held in London.


Frameless Motors Have Even Larger Through Holes

November 17, 2010 6:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Driven by customer demand and new applications in camera vision systems, Applimotion offers some of the thinnest radial cross-section motors available.


Stuxnet virus could target many industries

November 17, 2010 6:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A malicious computer attack that appears to target Iran's nuclear plants can be modified to wreak havoc on industrial control systems around the world, affecting the production of everything from chemicals to baby formula, government officials and cyberexperts warned Wednesday....

Google negotiating book-scanning deal in France

November 17, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Internet search giant Google Inc. says it is in talks with Europe's biggest book publisher on a deal to digitally scan and distribute the company's out-of-print French books.Google Books Director Dan Clancy says the proposed deal with Hachette Livre, the world's second-largest book publisher,...

Former Koss exec facing sentence for embezzlement

November 17, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The former Koss Corp. executive accused of embezzling $34 million from the headphones manufacturer faces sentencing Wednesday in federal court in Milwaukee.Koss chief executive Michael Koss is asking the judge to sentence Sue Sachdeva (sah-CHEE'-vah) to the maximum 15 to 20 years.In a letter to...

Industry's first MEMS vibration analysis system in compact 15mm3 package, enables more accurate vibration profiling

November 17, 2010 3:28 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

ADI's new iSensor® MEMS accelerometer-based vibration monitor with an embedded programmable processor enables directional sensing and spectral analysis to identify and classify individual sources of vibration.


STMicroelectronics announces accelerometers for automotive airbags

November 17, 2010 3:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Industry heavyweight combines its strengths in MEMS and Automotive.


Tegal gets repeat order for 3200 SE DRIE process module

November 17, 2010 3:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Tegal Corp., a company focused on specialized production solutions for the fabrication of MEMS, power ICs and optoelectronic devices, announced it has received an order for an additional Tegal 3200 SE DRIE cluster tool process module from a supplier of MEMS image sensors.


NeoPac unveils 8-inch Silicon Wafer-level-packaging for HB-LED illumination

November 17, 2010 1:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

NeoPac Opto, Inc. a Taiwan based technology-driven LEDs lighting company recently announced its newly developed technology on 8 inches silicon-based wafer level package (WLP) for LEDs illumination, which is derived from its patented NeoPac Universal Platform (NUP) and LEDs Standard Light Sources.



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