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Application development kits conform to MIL-STD-1553

September 21, 2011 9:11 am | Holt Integrated Circuits | Product Releases | Comments

IAR Systems today announced its collaboration with HOLT Integrated Circuits for their MIL-STD-1553 application development kit, HI-6130. HOLT Integrated Circuits is a major supplier of ICs for avionics and military data bus and display applications.

Maxwell Technologies Launch UK Division to Target European Space Market

September 21, 2011 8:19 am | News | Comments

One of the United States’ leading producers of components for the global space and satellite industry has opened a new UK division in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Maxwell Technologies UK Ltd has also reached a manufacturing agreement with Yarmouth-based C-MAC MicroTechnology to

EMA Releases Five Apps for OrCAD Capture Marketplace Launch

September 21, 2011 8:08 am | News | Comments

EMA Design Automation announced the release of five PCB design productivity applications (apps) to be available inside the Cadence Design Systems OrCAD Capture Marketplace.


Serving the International Wireless Marketplace

September 21, 2011 7:53 am | by Donn Wilkins, VP Channel Management, Interop Technologies ( | Blogs | Comments

We at Interop Technologies see almost endless opportunities in the international wireless market on both a product and a region basis.

NASA unveils new plan to buy rides for astronauts

September 21, 2011 7:34 am | News | Comments

NASA plans to spend $1.6 billion over the next two years bolstering industry efforts to develop space taxis, officials said on Monday. The U.S. space agency will be looking for complete systems to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station...

Transformative NIH Grant Will Support Development of Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics for Traumatic Injuries

September 20, 2011 2:21 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded nearly $2 million to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University to develop a new class of therapeutics for treating traumatic injuries and degenerative diseases.

AMSC Filing Criminal and Civil Complaints Against Sinovel

September 20, 2011 1:20 pm | by | News | Comments

American Superconductor Corp. (AMSC) announced that it is taking a series of legal actions against Sinovel Wind Group Co. Ltd. (Sinovel). AMSC is filing criminal and civil complaints in China against Sinovel and other parties...

Electro-Mechanical Surface Mount Transducers

September 20, 2011 12:31 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The parts may be small but they offer a typical sound output of 80dBA @ 10cm, which is comparable to parts three times the size.


New IEEE Standard Addresses Smart Grid Work Around the World

September 20, 2011 12:27 pm | News | Comments

IEEE announced that IEEE 2030 – IEEE Guide for Smart Grid Interoperability of Energy Technology and Information Technology Operation with the Electric Power System (EPS), End-Use Applications, and Loads – has been approved and published. IEEE 2030 establishes

Microsemi and Avnet Memec Expand Strategic Distribution Agreement in Americas

September 20, 2011 12:23 pm | by | News | Comments

Microsemi Corp. and Avnet Memec, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., announced an expanded distribution relationship in the Americas. The parties intend to enable Avnet Memec to distribute...

CODA Holdings Acquires Battery Management Systems Leader EnergyCS

September 20, 2011 12:22 pm | by | News | Comments

CODA Holdings, a California based developer of electric vehicles, EV propulsion systems and stationary energy storage applications, announced that it had acquired EnergyCS, a developer of battery management systems (BMS). "EnergyCS has been an integral...

The Tinker's Toolbox - CEO of Vector Fabrics Mike Beunder on Multicore Parallelization

September 20, 2011 11:58 am | Podcasts | Comments

In today's podcast we talk to Mike Beunder, CEO of Vector Fabrics on  optimization and parallelization of applications for multi-core processors.

World Maker Faire New York - OpenROV Founder Eric Stackpole on Telerobotic Submarine

September 20, 2011 11:54 am | Podcasts | Comments

In today's podcast we're at the 2nd Annual World Maker Faire in New York where we talk to Eric Stackpole, founder of OpenROV, about the Telerobotic Submarine.


Signal Analyzer Includes 160 MHz Bandwidth Option

September 20, 2011 10:46 am | Keysight Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies introduced two solutions for analysis and generation of wide bandwidth signals. The solutions include what is believed to be the industry’s first 160-MHz analysis bandwidth option for the high-performance PXA signal analyzer and

Fanless Box Computer Features VIA Nano-Eden CPU

September 20, 2011 9:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

WIN Enterprises announces thePL-80320, a fanless box computer for embedded applications powered by VIA Nano/Eden processors.

Tracking the Impossible

September 20, 2011 9:50 am | News | Comments

Cambridge Consultants has successfully carried out trials tracking 5 inch shells travelling at over 1,000 miles per hour for the US Department of Defense (DoD). The groundbreaking radar developed specifically for this task was able to measure the trajectory...

Power Converters Target Time-Sensitive Base Station and Telecom, Datacom Apps

September 20, 2011 8:30 am | Ericsson Power Modules | Product Releases | Comments

Ericsson has introduced two sixteenth-brick format DC-DC converters that are asserted to provide designers with quick and reliable board-mounted power solutions, addressing increasing demands for shorter time-to-market. Designed to

Pushbutton Switch Offers Industrial Design, Safety Protection

September 20, 2011 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

E-Switch announced the KJD17 Series pushbutton switch. This heavy duty switch offers an industrial design and a PVC cap for dust and water protection, equivalent to an IP54 rating. The pushbutton switch has

Microbial Electrolysis May Furnish Limitless Hydrogen

September 20, 2011 6:26 am | by Posted by Alix Paultre | News | Comments

A grain of salt or two may be all that microbial electrolysis cells need to produce hydrogen from wastewater or organic byproducts, without adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere or using grid electricity, according to Penn State engineers.

Wind River & Leadcore develop Android SoC

September 20, 2011 5:48 am | News | Comments

Wind River and Leadcore Technology announced that they have collaborated to develop a new Android system-on-chip (SoC) smartphone platform.

World UPS Market expected to hit $10 billion by 2015

September 20, 2011 4:14 am | News | Comments

After experiencing severe declines following the global recession in 2009, the UPS market turned around in 2010 with revenues 8.3% higher than in 2009.

Molecule Found in Sharks Kills Many Viruses that are Deadly to People

September 19, 2011 11:22 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Shark Molecule Kills Human Viruses, Too “Sharks are remarkably resistant to viruses,” study researcher Michael Zasloff, of the Georgetown University Medical Center, told LiveScience. Zasloff discovered the molecule, squalamine, in 1993 in the dogfish shark, a small- to...

A Look at the Rohde and Schwarz High Performance RTO with MSO Module

September 19, 2011 12:23 pm | Videos | Comments

Mike Schnecker of Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) visits ECN to demonstrate the company's high performance RTO along with its MSO option. R&S recently added a 600 MHz model to it's high performance oscilloscope family.

SolarBridge Technologies Awarded $2.3 Million Department of Energy Grant

September 19, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

SolarBridge Technologies (SolarBridge) has been awarded a $2.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through its SunShot Initiative, a program whose goal is to reduce the cost of solar energy systems...

Nextronex Completes First Full Year

September 19, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

2011 has been a year of significant milestones according to Ohio-based Nextronex, Inc. As the first full year on the market has progressed the company says that more customers are finding that the advantages...

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