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STMicroelectronics, a leader in MEMS sensors, to highlight key industry trends

September 15, 2010 6:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

ST unveils its vision and latest MEMS development at SEMICON Taiwan 2010 MEMS forum


BagEasy Manual Resuscitation Devices by Westmed, Inc.: Class 1 Recall

September 15, 2010 5:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Select lots have a potential for disconnection at the retention ring of the patient port manifold which could result in treatment delays.


Review: How the iPad won over a skeptic

September 15, 2010 3:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

At first glance, the iPad looked like a heavy, overgrown iPod Touch. After just a few months of use, however, this iPad skeptic realized that it's so much more - it's one of those devices I've always needed. Those don't come around very often....


IBM acquires private software company OpenPages

September 15, 2010 3:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

IBM Corp. said Wednesday it has acquired OpenPages, a privately held software company that develops risk and compliance management systems.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.IBM said the deal expands its business analytics capabilities. OpenPages, which is based in Waltham, Mass., makes...

Weill Institute passes two-year milestone

September 15, 2010 2:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

The institute, which opened its labs and offices in 2008, is part of Cornell's New Life Sciences Initiative to drive revolutionary advances in the life sciences.


Fiber Optics for Potentially Damaging Environments

September 15, 2010 1:26 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Allowing the use of fiber optics in potentially damaging environments, Fiberguide Industries introduces its new standard line of single fiber assemblies. Fiberguide’s assemblies have proven effective in a number of scientific and industrial applications.


Brushed DC Motors in Industrial Versions

September 15, 2010 1:26 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

maxon motor is expanding its existing range of industrial type versions with the addition of two new motor sizes with IP54 protection rating as well as mounting brakes.


Connectors Offer 0.05 Inch Pitch

September 15, 2010 1:26 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Mill-Max has developed high density, 0.05 in. pitch through-hole and surface mount spring-loaded connectors (SLC) available in single and double-row strip packaging.


Digital Humidity Element Has Excellent Accuracy and Low Hysteresis

September 15, 2010 1:25 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Servoflo Corp. offers the HYT271 digital humidity element. This capacitive polymer sensor has an I2C interface and uses an optimized thin film sensor connected to an ASIC, both on the same substrate.


NIST finalizes initial set of smart grid cyber security guidelines

September 15, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) NIST has issued its first Guidelines for Smart Grid Cyber Security, including high-level security requirements, a framework for assessing risks, an evaluation of privacy issues at personal residences, and additional information for...

Advanced Power Conversion Technologies Detailed at Darnell Power Forum

September 15, 2010 1:21 pm | by | Comments

Digitally-controlled photovoltaic power converters, advanced energy harvesting technologies and developments in power supply in package/power supply on chip (PSiP/ PwrSoC) devices were all reviewed on Tuesday at Darnell’s Power Forum. Presenters included Dave Freeman...


International Electrotechnical Commission Calls for Global Taskforce to Coordinate Energy Efficiency Initiatives Worldwide

September 15, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) called for a global taskforce to coordinate technology-based energy efficiency initiatives in an effort to increase coherence, and reduce duplication and wasted time, as it launched its white paper,...


Enecsys Appoints Henrik Raunkjaer as Chief Executive Officer

September 15, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Enecsys Limited, a solar PV micro-inverter company, has named Henrik Raunkjaer to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, effective November 1, 2010. Raunkjaer will take over from the interim CEO, Mossadiq...


Investors take charge at HydroCision

September 15, 2010 11:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Medical device company HydroCision Inc. of North Billerica said today that new investors have acquired the company and named Howard Donnelly, former president of Level 1, as president and CEO.


April Verch Band to Perform at Brookhaven National Laboratory October 13

September 15, 2010 11:23 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

April Verch and her band will perform at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Wednesday, October 13, at noon in Berkner Hall.


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