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Carmelo Papa Appointed as New Chairman of EPoSS, European Technology Platform for Smart Systems Integration

October 14, 2010 1:22 pm | by | Comments

STMicroelectronics (ST) announced that Carmelo Papa, Executive Vice President and General Manager of ST’s Industrial and Multisegment Sector, has been appointed Chairman of EPoSS (European Platform on Smart Systems. Papa will continue in his role...


Epson Toyocom branches out into motion sensor market with highly accurate devices

October 14, 2010 1:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

In 2010, Epson Toyocom has introduced the AH-6100LR, which is a 6-axis motion sensor, ushering in a new era of portable consumer electronics.


Seiko Epson announces integrated platform with multiple sensors and ACCP components

October 14, 2010 1:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Seiko Epson announces the launch of ACCP (Activity Capture & Computing Platform), the ACCP, that integrate various interfaces to enable connectivity with sensors such as inertia sensors, optical sensors and pressure sensors.


Triple-mode graphene-based transistors show potential

October 14, 2010 1:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Rice researchers introduce graphene-based amplifiers


NSF grant to study national energy policy and technology impacts

October 14, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Ohio Supercomputer Center) The Ohio State University and the Ohio Supercomputer Center have received a four-year, $1.675 million federal grant to develop a computer tool called the Integrated Computational System for Energy Pricing and Policy, which models the national power grid. The...

Georgia Tech Researchers Highlight Implications of Nanotechnology in New Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society

October 14, 2010 12:24 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Georgia Tech researchers are prominently represented in the newly released Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society, published by SAGE Publications, Inc. The Encyclopedia is a landmark international collaboration which reviews and reflects upon a wide range of topics related to the...

Mismasked PCB

October 14, 2010 12:23 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Personally, I think this PCB and stencil is prettier with the green showing through. It breaks up all of the boring silver color. It adds some life in. ...unless you are a chip wanting to be soldered down. If that's...

Obesity threatens national security, hampers recruiting

October 14, 2010 12:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

At a time when American military forces are stretched thin overseas, a growing number of potential recruits are too fat to enlist, according to an analysis by Cornell economists.


'Incoherent excitations' govern key phase of superconductor behavior: UBC research

October 14, 2010 11:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of British Columbia) New research by University of British Columbia physicists indicates that high-temperature superconductivity in copper oxides is linked to what they term "incoherent excitations" -- a discovery that sheds light on the electronic response of these materials...

Tyndall nano-material reduces energy consumption in semiconductor chips

October 14, 2010 10:29 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Tyndall National Institute, UCC announced at the 2010 International Power Supply on Chip Workshop in Cork, the development of a new nano-material that will dramatically reduce the operating temperature of silicon chip components and circuits, thereby enhancing the reliability and lifetime...


Umicore completes construction of new US based germanium substrates production facility

October 14, 2010 10:28 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Materials technology group Umicore has completed the construction of its new germanium substrates production facility in Quapaw, Oklahoma, USA, adjacent to the existing site.


For non-stick MEMS, turn to quantum physics

October 14, 2010 10:28 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

MIT researchers have developed a way to calculate Casimir forces, which could effect the way sub-micron MEMS are designed.


Yale Scientist Helps Pinpoint Threats to Life in World’s Rivers

October 14, 2010 10:22 am | Comments

The food chain - the number of organisms that feed on each other - in the world's streams and rivers depends more upon the size of the stream and whether the waterways flood or run dry than the amount of available food resources, Yale University and Arizona State University (ASU)...


'Handbook of Cloud Computing' presents comprehensive view of cloud computing trend

October 14, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Springer) Cloud computing is reshaping information technology, helping drive new cost efficiencies, accelerating time to market, providing access to greater computing resources and increasing their availability and scalability. "The Handbook of Cloud Computing" provides a comprehensive...


MSGI Engages American Capital Ventures for Investor Relations Services

October 14, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

MSGI Security Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: MSGI) ("MSGI") today announced that it has retained the services of American Capital Ventures (ACV), a leading provider of comprehensive investor relations services to the micro and small cap community.Mr. Jeremy Barbera, Chairman and CEO of MSGI Security...


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