Yves Rossy’s attempt to fly 28 km across the the Strait of Gibraltar from Tangier in Morocco to Atlanterra in southern Spain fell short. He did make it about 15 km flying his jetwing before he ditched into the Atlantic. I posted about him before: Jetson Jetplane Over English Channel...
Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance products to drive energy-efficiency, is pleased to participate in the Applied Materials 'Silicon Valley Turkey Trot'?. Fairchild is sponsoring the Fittest Firm Competition, one of several "races within the...
Reducing carbon dioxide to safe levels may require extracting carbon from the air, says Cornell climate researcher.
IQD Series Tunnel-Type Dome Lights from LDDLIGHT.com integrate easily into production systems where parts on conveyor lines must be presented to a vision system for measurement, inspection or code reading. The IQD’s cylindrical dome delivers a
DILAS Industrial Laser Systems today announced the power extensions for its COMPACT Diode Laser System Series; 300W out of a 200µm fiber and 400W out of a 300µm fiber at 9xxnm.
Larson Electronics’ magnalight.com introduces the RCL-336 remote controlled, pan tilt style, thermal imaging camera. By incorporating a high resolution Flir camera into an established remote controlled spotlight chassis, the RCL-336 enables military, industrial and commercial operators to scan plant and equipment for thermal energy hot spots...
The AS3665 LED driver (from austriamicrosystems) enables lighting effects in mobile phones and a variety of other consumer applications. The AS3665 offers nine LED channels with up to 25 mA per channel.
Chemists and physicists have succeeded in getting custom-shaped microparticles to interact and self-assemble in a controlled way in a liquid crystal.
Alix Paultre, Editor in Chief of ECN, discusses website editorial policy and invites participation.
Sick Stegmann introduced the TTK70 Motor Feedback System, an absolute, non-contact linear measuring system that offers measuring lengths up to 4,000 mm, resolution of <1 µm and system accuracy of <10 µm, at operating speeds up to 10 m/s. The result is precise and highly reliable absolute position determination for linear motors in a diverse range of applications. The TTK70 motor feedback system is
Polycase has introduced a line of outdoor, waterproof NEMA rated polycarbonate enclosures designed for high impact resistance and flame retardancy, giving them all the properties necessary for demanding outdoor applications. The WP, WC, and WA Series enclosures are all designed to
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FCI introduced its Pwr Profile+ low profile I/O cable assemblies. Pwr Profile+ cable assemblies and mating board mount headers are a low profile (8.38 mm height) and high current density alternative to existing cable-to-board power connector solutions. Pwr Profile+ is
After hitting bottom in Q1’09, mobile display shipments for Q2’09 reached 360 million, up 30% Q/Q and 3% Y/Y. Revenues were up 29% Q/Q to $2.93 billion, but down 5% Y/Y. [...]