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Real-time testing solution handles rapid control prototyping

August 25, 2010 6:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

MathWorks today announced the availability of xPC Target Turnkey, a fully assembled, real-time testing solution for rapid control prototyping and hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation using Simulink. xPC Target Turnkey combines xPC Target from MathWorks with real-time target machines...

Lockheed Martin receives “contract modification” for F-22

August 25, 2010 6:13 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Lockheed Martin announced that it had received a $111.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for the 2010 Follow-On Agile Sustainment for the Raptor (FASTeR) sustainment contract. FASTeR entails support for the F-22 fleet, including training systems, customer support, integrated support planning, supply chain management, aircraft modifications and heavy maintenance...


Coldwater Creek posts 2Q profit, surprises Street

August 25, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Women's clothing chain Coldwater Creek Inc. posted a profit for its second quarter on higher revenue, beating Wall Street's expectations for another loss and sending its shares soaring more than 20 percent in morning trading Wednesday.The company also reaffirmed its guidance for the year and...


Spectrometer to Fly in Space

August 25, 2010 5:23 am | by LabEquipment | Videos | Comments

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), an experiment that will search for antimatter and dark matter in space, leaves the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) next Tuesday on the next leg of its journey to the International Space Station. The AMS detector is being transported...


Smallest U-M logo demonstrates advanced display technology

August 25, 2010 5:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan) In a step toward more efficient, smaller and higher-definition display screens, a University of Michigan professor has developed a new type of color filter made of nano-thin sheets of metal with precisely spaced gratings.

Enclosures designed for desktop and wall mounted electronic systems

August 25, 2010 5:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

METCASE the metal enclosures division of OKW has introduced the ‘UNIDESK’ range of aluminum terminal enclosures. These ergonomic sloping front enclosures are designed for desktop and wall mounted electronic systems.


Tinker’s Toolbox - Talking about Standards

August 25, 2010 5:10 am | Podcasts | Comments

In this episode of the Tinker’s Toolbox podcast, we talk about Standards and regulation, and their impact on the design community

iTunes Texas education channel launched

August 25, 2010 5:05 am | by SARAH PORTLOCK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Texas students can now download podcasts, videos and other multimedia lessons directly from iTunes through a new online program aimed at providing free, supplementary coursework that can be accessed anywhere, state officials announced Tuesday.The Texas Education iTunes U channel allows teachers...


MEMS testing: innovations in mass production

August 24, 2010 6:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The increasing penetration of MEMS into consumer applications presents continuous challenges to device testing


Multitest cooperates with semi Taiwan MEMS committee to support Asian MEMS industry

August 24, 2010 6:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Multitest, the market leader for MEMS test and calibration equipment, sees great opportunities for the MEMS industry in Asia.


Tegal corporation reports first quarter fiscal 2011 financial results

August 24, 2010 6:21 pm | by | News | Comments

Tegal Corporation (NASDAQ:TGAL), an innovator of specialized production solutions for the fabrication of advanced MEMS, power ICs and optoelectronic devices, today announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2011, which ended June 30, 2010.


The9 posts smaller 2Q loss but revenue plunges

August 24, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese online game operator The9 Ltd. on Tuesday posted a smaller loss for the second quarter as lower costs offset a sharp decline in revenue.Revenue tumbled 91 percent to $3.7 million from $42.5 million a year earlier. The falloff was due to lower income from the multiplayer game "World of...

Hewlett-Packard gets $135M contract from Alabama

August 24, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Technology company Hewlett-Packard Co. said Tuesday it has received a $135 million, eight-year technology services contract from the Alabama Medicaid Agency.The contract, HP said, extends its 30-year relationship with Alabama's Medicaid agency, which oversees the Medicaid program for more than...

Advertisement buys Auctiva

August 24, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese e-commerce site operator Ltd. said Tuesday that it agreed to buy Auctiva, which makes online selling tools geared toward eBay users, for an undisclosed amount.Auctiva has more than 170,000 active users, Alibaba said. The company offers tools for listing and marketing...

China TMK Battery Systems Reports Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results

August 24, 2010 1:21 pm | by | News | Comments

China TMK Battery Systems Inc. announced the company’s financial results for the three month period ended June 30, 2010. For the second quarter of 2010, revenues increased 47.3% to $16.8 million, from $11.4 million...



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