FRABA’s OPTIPACT motion sensors measure velocity by calculating the rate at which an image of a moving surface travels across an optical sensor. With no contact between the sensor and the moving object, dust or surface contaminates won’t cause problems. These sensors provide
WIN Enterprises introduced the PL-80120 a 1U rack-mounted hardware platform designed for network service applications. Built with Intel Embedded IA components with long term availability, the appliance supports the Intel Atom N450, D510, and D410 low-voltage processors with CPU-integrated Northbridge chipset. The device features
Digi-Key Corporation announced its availability of Micrel’s Zippy2 Ethernet Combo Board, the KSZ8851SNL-BBE-EVAL evaluation board for the KSZ8851SNL Ethernet controller. Jointly developed by Micrel and TinCanTools, the Zippy2 Ethernet Combo Board is a
Mind reading may no longer be the domain of psychics and fortune tellers – now some computers can do it, too.
To follow up on an earlier story, the US Navy has maintained the ban on flash media. Notwithstanding the official “lifting” of the ban, Navy officials consider flash media too risky. Sailors who violate the policy could have their account access terminated for 30 days.
The Bakoulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery (BSCCS) in Moscow performed Russia’s first implant of the SynCardia temporary CardioWest Total Artificial Heart. The patient, a 60-year-old female suffering from biventricular heart failure, is the world’s 850th recipient of the Total Artificial Heart.
Kontron’s front-side IP65-protected Kontron Pico Client industrial panel PC with resistive 5.7-inch VGA TFT touch-screen (640x480) is designed for visualization and control tasks in machinery and equipment. Owing to its low-power design, it is also appropriate for
Presented as offering high performance bonding strength to both similar and dissimilar substrates, Master Bond’s Polymer Supreme 46HT-2 two-component adhesive features high-temperature resistance along with
International Rectifier introduced the IRF6706S2PbF and IRF6798MPbF DirectFET MOSFET chipset that offers efficiency for 12 V input synchronous buck applications including servers, desktops, and notebooks. The IRF6798MPbF Medium Can DirectFET provides
The solar-powered Impulse HB-SIA completed its maiden voyage on Wednesday. The 90-minute flight reached an altitude of 5,500 feet, over a mile above the Swiss countryside, with an average speed of 44 mph (70 kph). This is the first step towards an ambitious goal: travel around the world by 2012.
Pepperl+Fuchs introduced Segment Checker version 1.20 for validating the design of all Foundation fieldbus and Profibus PA segments, even in hazardous areas. Users drag and drop components into the project window, and edit the attributes to build a fieldbus segment. New to version 1.20 are the
Agilent Technologies announced the release of its V3500A Handheld RF Power Meter. The palm-sized meter includes a built-in display and integrated power sensor. The meter is appropriate for
Lack of sterile product has the potential to cause infections.
Fujipoly announced the availability of Sarcon GR-HF gap filler pads. These thermal interface materials are manufactured with a hardened top surface as well as a reinforced nylon mesh layer. The added reinforcement and less tacky surface treatments are said to
New studies reinforce FDA’s previous recommendation for healthcare professionals to exercise clinical judgment in determining the dose of heparin for a patient.
C&K Components has developed a new series of through-hole subminiature detect switches. Available with pretravel and overtravel, the KM1202 features a reliable contact design with a minimum electrical life of 10,000 actuations at full load.
Alix Paultre of ECN magazine pages through "Core Engineering Concepts for Students and Professionals", a very comprehensive textbook and reference for engineers at every level.
Improving military electronic systems involves enhancing the basic processes of sense, detect, communicate and act.
Product adulterated with sildenafil which may interact with nitrates to lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.
The PQ7-M103XL, a Qseven (Q7) open standard module from American Portwell Technology is built with Intel's Atom Z510PT (1.1 GHz) or Z520PT (1.33 GHz) processor and Intel System Controller Hub (SCH) US15WPT. This module, capable of
TT electronics BI Technologies has developed a new SMT power inductor. Designated the HM72B Series, the inductor measures 6.8 mm x 7.23 mm, with a maximum board height of 3.0 mm, and is designed for use in harsh environments.
Tecate's PowerBurst Type PC5 ultracapacitor – offered under a license agreement with Maxwell Technologies – is engineered to provide extended power availability during dips, sags, and outages in the main power sources as well as to relieve batteries of burst power functions.
Extech Instruments introduced the EX845, a 1000A AC/DC CAT IV clamp meter with the company’s Meterlink technology and a built-in infrared thermometer. Meterlink technology wirelessly connects FLIR infrared cameras to Extech meters via Bluetooth to
Texas Instruments introduced the availability of its WiLink 6.0 (WL1271) solution on the OMAP35x processor Evaluation Module (EVM).
Calex Manufacturing Company introduced its HCM Series high power density chassis mount DC/DC Converters. These 150 Watt rugged, encapsulated DC/DC converters are suitable for harsh industrial and COTS military applications. All 10 models in the series offer a