A suburban Philadelphia school district accused of spying on students at home via school-issued computers told parents it only activated the webcams to find missing laptops. The schools' technology and security departments would activate the webcam when any of the 2,300 student laptops were reported lost or stolen, Lower Merion School District Superintendent Christopher McGinley said.
As LEDs continue to penetrate the market and replace last generation light sources, new engineering challenges arise. These challenges come in the form of thermal, optical and electrical issues. For the electrical engineer, maximizing efficiency is usually at the top of the list. However, selecting the proper LED driver topology sometimes can be dictated by the application.
Avago Technologies announced it has developed compact high-brightness water-resistant tricolor surface mount light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for use in indoor and outdoor full color signs and displays. The company’s ASMT-YTBO plastic leaded chip carrier (PLCC)-6 Blackbody and ASMT-QTCO industry standard PLCC-4 LEDs have been
Toshiba Teli America launched the model CSDS60CM3 high-definition (HD) color camera for the industrial vision marketplace. Able to achieve exceptional picture quality with smearless imaging, the model CSDS60CM3 can also successfully
A team at Livermore Lab are hard at work on three major components to the artificial retina project: a thin-film electrode array, a biocompatible electronics package, and the ocular surgical tool that will let physicians install the array.
Future Lighting Solutions announced an exclusive line of light engines designed to accelerate the development, prototyping and delivery of solid state lighting applications as well as reduce fixture development costs. The first light engines in the
Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory Collaborate to Offer Scholarships and Internships to Students in the Women in Science and Engineering Program (WISE)February 19, 2010 10:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments
Stony Brook students enrolled in the Women in Science and Engineering Program (WISE) are eligible for scholarships of up to $3,500 to recognize their achievements in research in engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, and technology fields. In addition, four internships at...
McGuire and Luebke have developed a new method for computerizing lighting and light sources that will allow video game graphics to approach film quality.
Dave of the EEVblog explains the what how and why of measuring crystal clock oscillator drift over time.
As High-Definition (HD) video has hit its stride worldwide, the TV and film industry are looking ahead to the next new thing.
Most people are ignorant about the issues facing the utilities industry in its effort to provide high-quality, reliable power.
Binder-USA announces an upgraded version of its M12 stainless steel connectors. The upgrade includes larger cable outlets and increased environmental protection with high-grade seals. The newly upgraded connectors are ideally suited for applications in the food and beverage industry, chemical plants, and process automation.
SolarEdge and Digi International Collaborate on a Full Connectivity Solution for Photovoltaic SystemsFebruary 19, 2010 8:31 am | by Digi International | News | Comments
The industry's first solar inverter with embedded ZigBee connectivity wirelessly retrieves
Spanish information technology company Telvent Git SA said Friday that its fourth quarter profit rose 3 percent as a tax benefit more than offset a decline in revenue.But its 2010 forecast missed analyst estimates, and investors sent shares down sharply.The company earned 16.3 million euros...
Tiger Woods publicly apologized Friday without revealing any more details about his infidelity, and told a global audience he's not sure when he'll play golf again."I was unfaithful. I had affairs. I cheated. What I did was not acceptable," said Woods, looking composed and speaking in a steady...