Vincotech has launched modules based on the latest SiRFstarIV technology. The A2100 GPS receiver module is built around the new GSD4e chip with sophisticated firmware. The special SiRFawareTM technology is said to allow the module to be in a state of readiness at all times thereby enabling
Saelig Company has announced the availability of QuickUSB, a customizable USB2.0 connectivity module. This 2” x 1” circuit board implements a bus-powered Hi-speed USB 2.0 endpoint terminating in a single 80-pin target interface connector. With the companion QuickUSB Customizer software, users can
Aitech Defense Systems now offers the NightHawk RCU, a rugged, compact Intel Atom-based, self-contained control unit that weighs 4.5 lbs. This light weight, combined with a slim profile and natural convection/radiation cooling that dissipates up to
Risk of developing progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) increases with increasing duration of exposure to Tysabri.
A Russian cargo ship delivered food, water, fuel and other supplies to the International Space Station on Friday, space officials said.
Your most expensive piece of electronics probably is not your flat panel TV or your computer. More likely, it's your car, which can pack 50 microprocessors to control everything from the fuel mix to the rearview mirrors.
The Air Force has enlisted “Big Blue” itself, IBM, to develop a worldwide cloud computing infrastructure. The architecture would encompass nine major commands, nearly 100 bases, and 700,000 active military personnel around the world. Essentially, “cloud computing” refers to software applications and other functions that are “rented” online rather than hosted on company servers.
TURCK's BIM-UNR miniature magnetic cylinder position sensor is designed to mount within C-groove cylinders with no accessories required. Its dimensions of 2.9 mm x 4.6 mm x 18 mm allows them to be inserted into a C-groove from the top rather than from the side, simplifying
Safesheath CSG Coronary Sinus Guide Hemostatic Introducer System with Infusion Sideport by Thomas MedicalFebruary 4, 2010 12:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Sheath tip may break off and separate while the sheath is inside a blood vessel, leading to serious injury or death.
Today, switch manufacturers are no longer developing just the switch. Original equipment manufacturers are frequently requesting that switch manufacturers develop the complete module, which may include an electro-mechanical switch or sensor, complementary electronics, a source of illumination, and a means of connection.
The Army is mulling the possibility of operating its largest UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) remotely. They’re considering “split-based” operations--part of the company would deploy in-theater, while the other would communicate remotely via satellite. The situation exposes a cultural rift between the Air Force and the Army.
USB is the interface of choice for many of today’s consumer electronics products. Everything from cameras, to telephones and media players, as well as portable navigation devices use USB. Even devices with wireless interfaces, such as a Bluetooth phones, need to be connected to charge their batteries. USB provides the perfect interface: it is in widespread use and has a very well defined connector that makes it easy for both carmakers and device makers to use.
L-com Global Connectivity, a leading manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, today announced the availability of a field-terminable version of a USB Type A Female connector. The new connector comes with screw flanges for
Agilent Technologies’ N9923A FieldFox RF Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) is presented as the world's most accurate handheld VNA. The FieldFox RF VNA provides 0.01 dB/degree Celsius measurement stability to minimize drift errors, and it offers
Newly approved ecomagination products help hospitals reduce costs and waste, delivering positive benefits to the environment
Voluson E8, Voluson i and ViewPoint highlight company focus on women’s healthcare
Federal Register: Strengthening the Center for Devices and Radiological Health's 510(k) Review Process; Public Meeting; Request for CommentsFebruary 3, 2010 11:51 pm | by FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health) | News | Comments
The purpose of the public meeting is to identify actions that CDRH can consider taking to strengthen the premarket notification process for review of medical devices, also known as the 510(k) process. FDA is seeking input on a number of identified...
Federal Register: The Neurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee; Notice of MeetingFebruary 3, 2010 11:51 pm | by FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health) | News | Comments
On March 12, 2010, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for the Deep Brain Stimulation System for Epilepsy sponsored by Medtronic, Inc.
Federal Register: Workshop on Pediatric Neurological and Neurocognitive Assessments for Cardiovascular Devices; Public WorkshopFebruary 3, 2010 11:51 pm | by FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health) | News | Comments
The purpose of the public workshop is to solicit information from clinicians, academia, professional societies, other government agencies, and industry on various neurological and neurocognitive assessments for pediatric patients implanted with...
Cal Sensors announced the launch of PIREPlus, a high-output, high-pulse rate emitter that can be pulsed as a source of blackbody radiation for near-to-far infrared applications at 180 Hz with 50 percent modulation depth. With a pulsing speed that is asserted to be 18 times faster than alternative technologies, the emitter
FCI is launching Minitek 127, a new modular connector system on a 1.27 (.050") pitch. It is capable of a wide variation of board-to-board and cable-to-board interconnections. Minitek 127 includes
Intersil Corporation announced the ISL8200M, a compact, scalable power module. This flexible new module provides designers an easy-to-use general-purpose power solution that satisfies a wide range of point-of-load (POL) power requirements. The ISL8200M is a
From smartphones to netbooks and everything in between, mobile devices are rapidly changing the way in which the world communicates. New platforms, operating systems and application frameworks are altering the embedded mobile playing field, driving the need for developers to stay ahead of market trends and end-user expectations. The new game has developers more focused on understanding the different technologies being used, and how each can create enriched mobile experiences that match to shifting end-user demands.
BOXLIGHT in partnership with Alpha Sum Business Machines has announced the delivery of nearly 1000 GSA approved projectors sent to military K-12 Department of Defense schools located around the United States and Puerto Rico. “The initial order of Seattle X30N’s and accompanying accessories began shipping to over 80 schools in mid-January,” said Chad Harrison, BOXLIGHT Business Development Manager. “With an open, year-long bid, we anticipate the number of projectors to approach the 1500 mark.”