There are a lot of "what ifs" in the tech geek world.What if Beta had eclipsed VHS?What if Sony had decided in the 1950s that toasters made more sense than transistor radios?What if Alien met Predator? Oh, sorry, that's been done.But here's a crazy one. What if the Mac became the No. 1 computer...
The Russian Space Agency is considering a plan that evokes the 1998 disaster flick, Armageddon. The head of the agency, Anatoly Perminov, mentioned that Russia is assessing a mission to Apophis, a 270-meter (885-foot) asteroid. The difference between Hollywood and real life is that Apophis stands minimal chance of hitting Earth...
Master Bond’s UV14-3 is a temporary bonding adhesive that has a fast UV cure for automated, non- permanent adhesive assemblies. Environmentally safe, the temporary adhesive can be easily removed without surface contamination. It cures
Gigahertz-Optik introduced the ISD-1.6-Si-1 and ISD-1.6-Si-FC-1 radiant power detector featuring a compact 16 mm diameter integrating sphere for beam emitter type light sources like laser diode dyes and optical fibers. The small footprint 43.5 mm x 25 mm x 17.5 mm size detector’s primary function is to fit inside existing equipment and tight enclosed spaces to
Tessera Technologies Inc. says the U.S. agency investigating its patent infringement claims has affirmed that Tessera patents are valid — but not that other companies have violated them.The news sent Tessera shares down $2.38, or 10 percent, to $21.51 in premarket trading.The company, which...
A-DATA Technology, the world leader in DRAM modules and flash memory products, launched the industry first ever combo flash drive N002 that features the dual interface of USB 3.0 and SATA II, designed to maximize data transfer speed to the ultimate.
STMicroelectronics Advances Audio-Chip Performance Enabling 'Clearer-than-Crystal Sound' from Home AV ProductsDecember 30, 2009 4:21 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the leading maker of audio chips for flat-panel TVs, announced details of its next-generation STA370BWS SoundTerminalT chip, which delivers increased performance at a highly competitive price.
Allied Electronics has signed a distribution agreement with Kingbright to distribute its LED products. Allied will carry Kingbright’s complete line of optoelectronic product solutions, which includes LED lamps, SMD LEDs and LED displays.
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, has introduced the ISL28117 and ISL28217, the latest members of its rapidly growing bipolar low-power precision operational amplifier series.
DynamicSignals today announces its new family of General Purpose DAQ products—DS206/207. Both the DS206 and the DS207 are welcome additions to the existing DynamicSignals’ family of low-cost, easy-to-use, portable data acquisition analog to digital conversion (ADC) products.
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed a unique and robust method to prevent cloning of passive radio frequency identification tags. The technology, based on one or more unique physical attributes of individual tags rather than information stored on them, will prevent the production of counterfeit tags...
Fusion is the power source of the future, goes the old saw. And for fifty years, it has always been "fifty years in the future." That may be changing with a number of new small fusion projects in the works or doing actual experiments.
In my last post I discussed Forth as a language. A language that is based on a virtual machine. What if that virtual machine was turned into a real machine? Good things. For one operations can be done in parallel. Returns can be automatically initiated at the end of an instruction cycle.
Since I wrote Neighborhood Development Package on November 11, 2006, I have been thinking about the pieces needed to make the system work 24/7. The full article is below but let me give you a short review. My idea was to electrify a neighborhood in order to educate, communicate, and pump water.