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Looking at the Stingray Autonomous Underwater Robot

April 28, 2010 7:46 am | Videos | Comments

Here is a description of a student competition autonomous underwater robot by one of the team at the Kontron Booth at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference.


Wireless LAN Modules Asserted to Save Months of Embedded Firmware Development

April 28, 2010 7:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Laird Technologies announced the release of its enhanced WLM400/402 802.11b/g Wireless LAN modules. These modules are said to offer real throughput many times that of the sub-megabit range for WLAN streaming video and high data rate applications. Based on the


Boston Engineering's Autonomous 'Swimming' Fish Robot at ESC 2010

April 28, 2010 7:41 am | Videos | Comments

Eric from Boston Engineering talks about their fish-like autonomous underwater robot at National Insruments booth at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference.


2,200 Savvis Employees and Managers in 14 Countries Now Use Workday

April 28, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Workday, Inc., the leader in enterprise-class SaaS-based Human Resources ( (HR), Financial ( and Payroll ( solutions, today...

Digi Announces Wireless Green Design Contest Grand Prize Winners at ESC Silicon Valley

April 28, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Contestants develop green solutions using iDigi wireless development kits

USB Synchronous Serial Radio Adapter Series Adds Four Variations

April 28, 2010 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sealevel launched four new variations to the ACC-188 USB synchronous serial radio adapter family. When combined with free software from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the ACC-188 provides an interoperable, high-speed tactical data communications solution for


Metal Halide Lights Intended for Hazardous Locations

April 28, 2010 6:59 am | Larson Electronics Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics’ announced the addition of several new explosion proof metal halide lights for portable use in hazardous location areas. The new additions include a quadpod mounted 400 watt metal halide Class 1 Division 1 light and the dual fixture Class 1 Division 1 70 watt metal halide lights on a wheeled tripod.


Programmable Encoder Offers Simplicity and Convenience

April 28, 2010 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

BEI introduces the Omnicoder, an incremental encoder that allows users to easily program the resolution anywhere between 1 and 10,000 counts per turn. Packaged in BEI’s flagship Model H25 encoder, the Omnicoder allows for virtually unlimited resolution variations.


Illuminated Pushbutton Switch Offers Multiple LED Colors

April 28, 2010 6:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

E-Switch announces the WBL series, an illuminated pushbutton switch. With a right angle design and long travel, this illuminated pushbutton switch offers you the option of 2 or 4 poles. You can choose many LED color options.


Microsoft sides with HTC in fight with Apple

April 28, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft appears to be taking sides with the Taiwanese cell phone maker HTC in its legal tussle with Apple over intellectual property.Microsoft said Wednesday that it has reached an agreement that will give HTC the rights to use its technology in phones using Google's Android software....

Punch Apple's Shares Into Your iPad, Press 'Buy'

April 28, 2010 6:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

James Stewart of writes that the iPad has increased his fondness for Apple shares.

Brainstorm: CAD-Prototyping

April 28, 2010 5:27 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

Is breadboarding dead?


China to Enforce Encryption Rules

April 28, 2010 5:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

China is set to implement new rules that would require makers of certain electronic equipment to disclose key encryption information, creating a possible showdown with foreign companies that are unlikely to comply.


Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators - Powerheart, Cardiovive, NK, Responder models: Class I Recall

April 28, 2010 5:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

UPDATED 04/27/2010. FDA’s review of updated software indicates that it detects some but not all electrical component defects. Originally posted 03/08/2010


LeCroy Demo at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference

April 28, 2010 4:57 am | Videos | Comments

Dan from LeCroy demos their new logic analyser at their booth at the 2010 Embedded Systems Conference.



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