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Front-end IC features zero offset

March 31, 2010 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

austriamicrosystems announced the AS8510, a high precision data acquisition front-end IC for automotive battery current, voltage, and temperature sense applications, and general sensor interface applications where precise measurement of small signals close to ground is required.


Personal Income and Outlays, February 2010

March 31, 2010 6:27 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

Personal income increased $1.2 billion, or less than 0.1 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $1.6 billion, or less than 0.1 percent, in February, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $34.7 billion, or 0.3...

Safety first at new-look Bolton College

March 31, 2010 6:27 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Gas safety specialist SandS Northern has won a contract with Bolton Community College to supply gas safety systems to both the kitchens and laboratories.


OLED 2009 Revenue Growth Continues, Up 35% Y/Y to $826M, According to DisplaySearch

March 31, 2010 6:26 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

2009 signaled a record year for OLED, with revenues of $826 million, up 35% Y/Y. According to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly OLED Shipment and Forecast Report

Solar-powered partnership

March 31, 2010 6:26 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Arizona State University) Arizona State University has signed a research and education partnership agreement with the University of Tokyo's Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology to collaborate on projects aimed at producing significant engineering advances in solar-energy...

IR detector provides dual visibility in multiple micron wavebands

March 31, 2010 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sofradir, a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared detectors for military, space and industrial applications, announced today that it has released Altair, a new dual-band MW-MW IR detector. Altair MWIR-MWIR operates in two mid-wave bandwidths, 3 – 4 micron and 4 – 5 micron, allowing users to better identify objects and thereby reduce the number of false threats identified.


Designing a Wireless Heart Rate Monitor with Remote Data Logging

March 31, 2010 5:59 am | by Archana Yarlagadda, Applications Engineer, Cypress Semiconductor | Articles | Comments

Extending the Human-to-Machine Interface (HMI) using wireless communications is a fast developing field. Important improvements in HMI functionality have been made possible by continuing advancements in Machine-to-Machine interfaces in terms of increased baud rate, low power consumption and reach (distance) of communication.


Pin Fin Heat Sinks: A Sharper Way to Keep Medical Electronics Cool

March 31, 2010 5:42 am | by Barry Dagan, Cool Innovations, | Articles | Comments

Electronic medical systems have become substantially more sophisticated and powerful in recent years. As a result, the majority of these systems contain large arrays of power hungry electronic components that require high-performance heat sinks to prevent them from overheating and being damaged or destroyed.


Embedded Sync Software Serves Network Equipment Manufacturers

March 31, 2010 5:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Symmetricom announced a line of embedded software solutions that enable network equipment manufacturers to easily incorporate synchronization technology into their offerings to provide more versatile, high performing solutions.


New Forecasting and Analytics Drive Value and Maximize Productivity

March 31, 2010 5:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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Cyberplex Inc. Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

March 31, 2010 5:30 am | News | Comments

Cyberplex Inc. (TSX: CX) ("Cyberplex" or the "Corporation") announced today that, subject to acceptance of the Corporation's notice of intention by the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"), the board of directors has authorized the purchase of up to 5,452,073 of its common shares, representing...

Even NASA Involved in Toyota Crisis

March 31, 2010 5:27 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The White House has asked the National Academy of Sciences to study the use of computer technology in cars, and tapped NASA to examine Toyota's problems.

Simplify USB Isolation in Medical Applications

March 31, 2010 5:10 am | by Mark Cantrell, Analog Devices, Inc., | Articles | Comments

The personal computer (PC), currently the standard information-processing device for office and home use, communicates with most peripherals using the universal serial bus (USB). Standardization, cost, and the availability of software and development tools have made the PC very attractive as a host-processor platform for medical and industrial applications...


Premier Farnell launches enhanced free EAGLE software

March 31, 2010 4:50 am | News | Comments

Premier Farnell has announced the launch of EAGLE software version 5.8. This enhanced version of CadSoft’s award winning software is a FREE licence edition allowing EDE’s to design boards more conveniently with better power management in their circuits and with more schematic sheets.

Power Packages Unlock Discrete Semiconductor Performance

March 31, 2010 4:47 am | Articles | Comments

An Electronic Engineer builds a system out of components; resistors, ICs, MOSFETs and IGBTs. The Power Electronic Engineer has to go beyond the electrical parameters of components and start looking at thermal resistance and capacity, cooling and parasitic inductance.



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