A division of General Dynamics Corp. received a government contract worth up to $84 million to support a retiree drug subsidy program, the defense contractor said Monday.The subsidy was mandated as part of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 to give a...
The heat is on BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (TSX:RIM) as the company heads into its annual industry showcase of new products and services in what will perhaps be the most competitive year yet for smartphones.The Waterloo, Ont.-based company opens a three-day annual showcase on Tuesday in...
Chroma Systems Solutions’ Solar Application Soft Panel software tool uses the company’s 63600 series DC Electronic Loads to generate PV module I-V curves and track their Maximum Power Point. Through an intuitive graphical user interface, the Soft Panel
Schaefer, Inc. announced a new power converter for subsea mineral exploration or other deep sea applications. Based upon the company’s C3700 power converter, the design provides up to
The new Industrial Mini I/O connector system from Tyco Electronics features two points of contact to maintain performance and increase reliability, according to the company, in high vibration environments. The compact connector, approximately
Stackpole Electronics offers its RSF Series and RSMF Series metal oxide thru hole resistors for applications with power requirements beyond that of standard metal film resistors. Due to its
Micronor’s new MR266 Series Remote Control Rheostats and MR267 Series Remote Control Potentiometers are turn-key devices for upgrading manual potentiometer-based process controls to automated PLC control. The products offer
New images from ESA’s Planck space observatory reveal the forces driving star formation and give astronomers a way to understand the complex physics that shape the dust and gas in our Galaxy. Star formation takes place hidden behind veils of dust but that doesn’t mean we can’t see through them.
Tired of spinning that steering wheel? Try this: German researchers have developed a new technology that lets drivers steer cars using only their eyes. Raul Rojas, an artificial intelligence researcher at Berlin's Free University, said Friday that the technology tracks a driver's eye movement and, in turn, steers the car in whatever direction they're looking.
Vodafone will be Europe's first carrier to sell Google's Nexus One phone, starting in Britain on April 30, in a boost for the operator beaten to Apple's iPhone by O2. Vodafone said on Monday it would give away Google's first own-branded phone for free to customers who take out a two-year, 35 pounds ($54)-per-month contract.
ON Semiconductor introduced new 30 V N-channel power MOSFETs with integrated Schottky diodes. The NTMFS4897NF, NTMFS4898NF and NTMFS4899NF have maximum RDS(on) values of
element14 will present engineering veterans Bob Pease, Martin Giles and Nick Gray with lifetime achievement awards at an element14 LIVE event at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose.
The FeaturePak initiative announced new members and FeaturePak-related products, and revealed that it is formally organizing as the nonprofit “FeaturePak Trade Association”.
Samplify Systems announced today it is providing ultrasound OEMs with a complete 64-channel ultrasound front-end reference design based on Altera's Cyclone IV FPGAs and Samplify Systems' SAM1600 ADC and IP.
Express Logic, Inc. announced the availability of its popular ThreadX RTOS for the MIPS32 1004K Coherent Processing System (CPS). Working cooperatively with MIPS Technologies, Express Logic has developed ThreadX/SMP, an enhanced version of ThreadX that provides synchronous multicore support that preserves real-time responsiveness called “Real-Time SMP.”