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USB Mixed-Signal Oscilloscope is Lightweight

November 17, 2011 1:51 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig Company, Inc. announced the availability of a new, entry-level mixed-signal oscilloscope - the PicoScope 2205 MSO. This lightweight scope adapter provides a two-channel oscilloscope combined with a

SBC Presents Expanded Modular Design Concepts for Display and Box Computers

November 17, 2011 1:17 pm | Product Releases | Comments

MEN Micro Inc. has released the SC24, a rugged, maintenance-free single board computer (SBC) with a modular design that is presented as enabling the rapid implementation of custom computing requirements. The board's

Modules and Connectors Cut Construction Costs

November 17, 2011 12:38 pm | by Gil Ajero, Controls Engineer at TAS Energy, | Articles | Comments

To satisfy peak power demands, utilities worldwide are increasingly turning to GTs, but these versatile power sources have an Achilles heel. The power output from a GT decreases as the outside ambient air temperature and humidity increases, so peak power may not be available when it’s most needed


Growing List of Sponsors for DC Building Power Asia 2011

November 17, 2011 11:21 am | by | News | Comments

The list of sponsors for the third-annual DC Building Power Asia conference (DCBPA ’11) to be hosted December 12 & 13 at the Sheraton Taipei has expanded. Event sponsors now include National Chung Cheng...

Fairchild Semiconductor to Retain Mountain Top Facility

November 17, 2011 11:20 am | by | News | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor that it has decided to keep open the Mountain Top, Pennsylvania wafer fabrication site, reversing its March 2009 announcement to close the facility. Since the original closure announcement, Fairchild has more than doubled...

3W Power/AEG Power Solutions Reports Strong Performance in Q3/2011

November 17, 2011 11:20 am | by | News | Comments

3W Power S.A., the holding company of AEG Power Solutions (AEG PS), announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. The Group revenue for the quarter was 56.0% higher than...

Advanced Flex Connectors Aid Assembly, Speed Time to Market

November 17, 2011 10:36 am | by Andy Kotas, AVX Corporation, | Articles | Comments

Connectors have aided the acceleration in speed-to-market for several technologies. There have been advances in flex connector technology, enabling additional features that make engineering more efficient. Of course, reduction in size continues to

Angie's List stock rises in first trading day

November 17, 2011 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The stock of consumer-reviews site Angie's List Inc. increased 16 percent on its first day of trading Thursday, showing ongoing investor appetite for Internet companies.Founded by Angie Hicks in 1995, Angie's List runs reviews of dentists, doctors, veterinarians, gardeners, plumbers and other...


Cinterion Launches High-Speed Automotive M2M Module

November 17, 2011 8:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cinterion launches AH3, its new high-speed automotive M2M module with a new triple-diversity antenna design. AH3 delivers reliable always-on communications across global 2G and 3G cellular networks for advanced applications...

GE investing $1B in Bay Area software hub

November 17, 2011 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Electric Co., a maker of power plants, jet engines and medical imaging equipment, said Thursday that it is investing $1 billion in a new software headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area with plans to hire 400 software-related staffers to develop what it calls the "Industrial...

DC-DC converters suitable for industrial and telecommunications applications

November 17, 2011 7:52 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Power Solutions today announced the MEE3 series of single output 3 Watt ultra compact DC/DC converters suitable for a wide range of industrial and telecommunications applications. These single-in-line 4 pin packages (SIP4) are alleged to provide 50% more power than previous 2 W devices...

Flow Sensors Tout High Resolution, Accuracy Over Complete Measuring Range

November 17, 2011 7:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sensortechnics offers sensitive thermal mass flow sensors for air and gases with measuring ranges up to 500 l/min. For medical ventilators, the company offers custom solutions with two sensing elements featuring desirable resolution and accuracy over the

U.S. commander cannot pin down satellite anomaly

November 17, 2011 6:33 am | by Jim Wolf, Reuters | News | Comments

The command responsible for U.S. military space operations lacks enough data to determine who interfered with two U.S. government satellites, anomalies behind perhaps the most explosive charge in a report on China sent to Congress on Wednesday.


Finnish iPad app aims to help guitarist wannabes keep at it

November 17, 2011 6:27 am | News | Comments

Finnish startup Ovelin is launching a game in the United States and Britain that is designed to help people stick with their music lessons, with the first version of the game playable on Apple's iPad.

U.S. software company sues RIM over ''BBX''

November 17, 2011 6:24 am | News | Comments

New Mexico firm Basis International Ltd filed a motion against Research In Motion to stop the BlackBerry maker from using Basis' trademark, BBX.

Samsung says alters tablet design to avoid German sales ban

November 17, 2011 6:22 am | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics said on Thursday that it would launch a redesigned version of its 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab model in Germany as early as this week to avoid a sales ban on the tablet, which a German court said violated Apple's patents.

Ex-U.S. admiral raises cash for cyber security firm

November 17, 2011 6:20 am | News | Comments

Retired U.S. Admiral William Fallon has spent the past year working to turn around a high-tech start-up that sells software that helps government agencies and businesses fight sophisticated cyber attacks.

Soldiers test network, shape future of Army

November 17, 2011 5:07 am | by Lt. Col. Deanna Bague, Fort Bliss Public Affairs Office | Blogs | Comments

The Army has committed 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, to evaluate new technologies and network capabilities that are shaping the Army's evolving tactical network.

50-W Constant Current AC-DC LED Power Supply Series Touts Efficiencies Up to 90 Percent

November 17, 2011 5:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Green Watt Power announced the “GLC-50” Series of Constant Current AC/DC LED power supplies. The GLC-50 Series with universal/full range AC input voltage of 100 V to 277 VAC, offers stable and reliable 50-W output power and is

Angie's List prices IPO at $13 a share

November 16, 2011 6:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Consumer review website Angie's List Inc. said Wednesday that it had priced its initial public offering of 8.8 million shares at $13 a share, at the top of the range it had set for the stock sale.The company sold 6.3 million shares while stockholders offered 2.5 million shares. Underwriters...

Energy Conversion Devices Reports First Fiscal Quarter Financial Results

November 16, 2011 11:21 am | by | News | Comments

Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD) announced the results of its first quarter of fiscal year 2012, ended September 30, 2011. Total consolidated revenue from continuing operations for the quarter was $22.0 million, which compares...

Huawei and Visteon Join Wireless Power Consortium in Support for QI Wireless Charging Standard

November 16, 2011 11:20 am | by | News | Comments

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) announced its membership has grown to 100 companies with the recent additions of Huawei and Visteon Corp. Huawei, a mobile handset manufacturers, and Visteon, a global automotive parts supplier,...

Smith Electric Vehicles Files S-1 Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering of Common Stock

November 16, 2011 11:20 am | by | News | Comments

Smith Electric Vehicles Corp. filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of its common stock. Smith Electric Vehicles designs, produces and sells zero-emission commercial electric vehicles...

ROAL Electronics Announces 94% Efficient Medical Power Supplies

November 16, 2011 10:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

ROAL Electronics announced a new family of very efficient and compact Medical power supplies. The MDP400 series has several package options including open frame, U-chassis, enclosed chassis, and environmentally sealed IP65 rated versions.

Expansion Modules Suit PXI-Based Multichassis Data Acquisition and RF Systems

November 16, 2011 10:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Instruments introduced two system expansion options for creating multichassis PXI Express systems. The NI PXIe-8364 and NI PXIe-8374 are the first NI PXI Express remote control modules that make it possible for engineers to

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