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Stepper Motor Linear Actuators Feature Optimized Stator Tooth Geometry

June 28, 2010 8:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion offers a line of high output can stack linear actuators. The Haydon line of high output can stack actuators include the 20 mm, 25 mm, and 35 mm frame sizes. The linear actuators were designed and built with


Bursting bubbles with sound offers new treatments for cancer

June 28, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Leeds) A new way to deliver cancer drugs using gas bubbles and sound waves is to be developed at the University of Leeds. The project will enable highly toxic drugs to be delivered in small doses directly to tumors, where their toxicity can safely be put to good use. If...


Microcontrollers Integrate USB and RAM

June 28, 2010 8:20 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology announced the four-member PIC24FJ256GB210 microcontroller family, which integrates USB for Embedded Host/Peripheral/On-the-Go and 96 Kbytes of RAM.


Family of ADCs consumes only 9.9mW

June 28, 2010 8:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Broadening its industry-leading portfolio of 12-/10-/8-bit ADCs, Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX11102 family of low-power ADCs. This family is composed of nine devices available in different resolution (12-/10-/8-bit), channel-count (2/1), and conversion-rate (3/2Msps) configurations.


LED driver ICs Tout High Efficiency

June 28, 2010 8:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

ZMDI announced its entry into the LED market with the first three energy-efficient LED driver ICs that achieve up to 95% efficiency and demonstrate ZMDI’s commitment to green technology.


Planar Electromagnetic Simulation Software Targets Antenna Analysis

June 28, 2010 8:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

AWR Corporation, a leader in high-frequency EDA, announced that antenna analysis is now available in the 2010 release of its AXIEM 3D planar electromagnetic (EM) simulation software.


USB SuperSpeed 3.0-to-SATA Controllers Targeting Consumer Storage

June 28, 2010 7:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

PLX Technology announced the sampling of three USB SuperSpeed 3.0-to-SATA controllers targeting the consumer storage market. The new PLX trio includes the OXU3102, OXU3101 and OXU3100, which are said to provide


PCI Express Reference Design Features Atom Processor and Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA

June 28, 2010 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avnet Electronics announce the release of the Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA PCIe I/O Reference Design using the Intel Atom processor Z510 for embedded applications.


Voltage Regulators for Computing Tout Efficiency Shaping Tech

June 28, 2010 7:17 am | News | Comments

CHiL Semiconductor Corporation announced a new configuration in its computing voltage regulator (VR) solutions for CPU, GPU, and DDR applications. Now configured to optimize efficiency from the lowest idle state to the highest operating state of


Energy Challenge Four: The Baltimore Neighborhood Energy Challenge

June 28, 2010 6:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

We've already seen over the past three Mondays how cooperation among the public sector, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit private sector firms can produce some real benefits. We've also seen how the success of a project or program can depend on the ability to mobilize the local community.


Why Mercury is More Dangerous in Oceans

June 28, 2010 6:21 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

DURHAM, N.C. -- Even though freshwater concentrations of mercury are far greater than those found in seawater, it's the saltwater fish like tuna, mackerel and shark that end up posing a more serious health threat to humans who eat them.

Sender Extends Wireless Sensor Operations Range

June 28, 2010 6:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Deeter Group, leaders in the design, development and manufacture of electronic sensors and control systems, announces a Wireless Sensor Sender for industrial measurement and control.


Apple sells more than 1.7M iPhones in 3 days

June 28, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold more than 1.7 million units of its new iPhone model in the first three days, making it the most successful product launch in the company's history from the standpoint of sales.The iPhone 4 went on sale Thursday in the U.S., Britain, France, Germany and Japan....


Startup mSpot lets you stream your music over Web

June 28, 2010 6:04 am | News | Comments

A new music service launching Monday lets you listen to your music collection from any computer or Android phone over the Web. MSpot's service stores your music on its computers and lets you access it remotely through a Web browser.

Sea Gull Lighting Debuts New LED Festoon Light Source

June 28, 2010 5:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sea Gull Lighting unveiled the newest addition to its line of Ambiance Lx Lighting Systems by Sea Gull Lighting - the LED festoon lamp - at The Dallas Lighting Market, June 24-27, 2010 (showroom #4400 in the Dallas Market Center).



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