ILEX Architectural Lighting, a market leader in energy-efficient lighting solutions for both the hospitality and commercial markets, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the privately held Davis / Muller Lighting.
ESA’s pioneering Artemis satellite today marks a decade in space. The Advanced Relay and Technology Mission was a breakthrough in telecommunications satellites for Europe, packed with new technologies such as laser links and ion thrusters for proving in space.
IMS Research forecasts the market for semiconductors in major home appliances (MHAs) will be worth more than $2 billion in 2012, up from $1.5 billion in 2010. Such components have a whole host of functions including: controlling operation of the motor in an appliance; sensing various operational parameters; driving touch-control devices; storing menus, languages & safety sub-systems; maybe even
Internet auction marketplace eBay may have to take more responsibility over what is sold via its website or it could be sued for trademark abuse, Europe's top court ruled on Tuesday.
EU-funded scientists have developed risk assessment criteria for engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) that will help support experts in making innovation and policy decisions. An outcome of the NANOHOUSE ('Life cycle of nanoparticle-based products used in house coating') project...
Enterprise Business Spending on Vioce, Data and Cloud Services to Increase Nearly 6 Percent, Says In-StatJuly 14, 2011 6:44 am | News | Comments
There has been little good news about the economy lately, particularly on the jobs front. New In-Stat research, however, shows that Enterprise business spending on IT and telecom services, which include cloud computing, wireless, wireline voice, wireline data, and business IP/VoIP, will move in a positive direction in 2011, increasing a healthy 6 percent over 2010.
Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.
Multitest, a designer and manufacturer of final test handlers, contactors and load boards used by integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and final test subcontractors worldwide, announces that Reinhart Richter has been promoted to President of the Multitest Group effective immediately.
The original VITA 42 XMC connectors were not designed to specifically address military applications as a central design goal. The demanding environment of military applications presents several design challenges due to the high levels of vibration and thermal cycling that can
With global prosperity on the rise, the demand for energy is increasing and is approximately expected to double by 2030. In parallel, there is a concern of energy supply issues on the long run. This has resulted in an increasing activity and proliferation of employing sustainable/alternate energy sources and improved energy transmission methods over the last decade from all fronts
Quest Controls is pleased to introduce the TELSEC MINI PLUS to provide alarm monitoring in cabinets, OTN’s, shelters, small remote sites, data switching and computer centers.
SolarBridge Technologies announced a partnership with AU Optronics Corp. (AUO to deliver the AUO AC Unison integrated ac module to the North American market. AUO and SolarBridge have been working closely together to develop...
Total Mobile Power has developed innovative true sine-wave inverter technology giving high efficiency at low dc supply voltages and minimal no-load power. This technology will be of particular interest to manufacturers of mobile,...
As telematics devices and cloud computing continue to drive new vehicle technology trends, they are placing a high degree of wireless capability into the hands of drivers.In-vehicle connectivity is quickly becoming a prerequisite for both consumers and fleet owners. As a result, designersand manufacturers are responding with new vehicles equipped with next-generation telematics devices and cloud services that will
ABB announced that it will design and install an advanced, dc power distribution system for green.ch, one of the top information and communications technology (ITC) service providers in Switzerland. DC technology trims power conversion losses...
In this episode we talk to Ross Bannatyne from Silicon Labs on wireless energy harvesting, wireless "smart dust" sensor networks, and the power electronics to manage energy drawn from the ambient.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. introduced a miniature 0402 abrupt varactor diode for VCO, phase noise, frequency control and voltage tuned filter applications. This small form factor, low profile plastic surface mount technology (SMT) package is appropriate for
Anderson Power Products (APP), introduced the SPEC Pak High Power Connector. This connector has power handling capacity from 75A to 260 A and an IP68-rated waterproof environmentally sealed shell, making it
Agilent Technologies introduced the first commercially available capacitance calibration standard for an atomic force microscope.
Physician-only social network Sermo Inc. has launched Sermo Mobile, an application that gives physicians real-time access to the knowledge base that resides with the network’s member base of doctors, officials said.
Cornell scientists have helped develop a new method to end life-threatening heart fibrillations with much less pain and potential damage. Their study is published in Nature.
Communications industry market research firm Infonetics Research today announced the addition of Samuel J. Barnett to its analyst team.
Globalstar announced that six new second-generation Globalstar satellites were successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, using the Soyuz launch vehicle.
With U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse providing a video address on manufacturing’s key role in boosting the American economy, the 2011 International Forum on Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) in Warwick, R.I., quickly established that early product design strategies are the new business model for competitive companies.
Laird Technologies announced the release of its new SKS230065-18N-001 base station wideband dual 45° sector antenna.