AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Lexington has announced plans to merge with Colorado company Allos Therapeutics Inc. in a stock-for-stock deal worth approximately $686 million. While the combined company will have its headquarters in Lexington, officials said in a release that it would be renamed.
Microchip Technology Inc. Partners with Kalki Communication Technologies Ltd. to Provide DLMS Protocol StackJuly 20, 2011 7:24 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments
Microchip Technology Inc., announced that it partnered with Kalki Communication Technologies Ltd. (Kalkitech) to provide a Device Language Message Specification (DLMS) protocol stack that is optimized for 16-bit PIC® microcontrollers (MCUs).
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced the ADA4096-2 dual, precision-micropower operational amplifier (op amp) -- the industry’s first precision op amp with more than ±30 V of integrated input over-voltage protection (OVP).
STMicroelectronics announced the availability of the Mentor® Embedded Inflexion™ User Interface (UI) software product on the SPEAr (Structured Processor Enhanced Architecture) family of processors, which are based on ARM® core technology.
Interop Technologies has named Doug Thompson Jr. to the position of Director of Product Management.
Narda today introduced the SEM066 high-performance SP6T electromechanical microwave switch that covers 2 to 18 GHz and is an excellent choice for defense applications that require broad operating bandwidth along with ruggedness and long-term reliability in the field.
To prevent the potential for accidents and costly repairs to aircraft being moved in hangars, Talon Air has installed a unique perimeter-warning system in two of its hangars.
The Texas Institute is pleased to announce its Electricity and Smart Grid Fundamentals Training Seminar on Thursday, August 25th in Dallas, TX and on Tuesday, August 30th in Austin.
This year has seen three test platforms continuing to develop their market message and attract new users from older platforms such as GPIB and VXI, the choices seem to continue to expand for users.
Avnet Electronics Marketing Brings Bluetooth Connectivity to Customers with the Addition of BluegigaJuly 19, 2011 12:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments
Avnet Memec, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, has inked a distribution agreement with Bluegiga Technologies, a manufacturer of Bluetooth-based wireless module and access device products, including new Bluetooth 4.0 low-energy offerings.
Wanxiang and Ener1 Joint Venture to Focus on Energy Storage Solutions for EVs and Utility Grid ApplicationsJuly 19, 2011 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
Ener1, Inc. and Wanxiang Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd., a division of the Chinese conglomerate Wanxiang Group Corporation, announced that they have received approval from the Chinese government for their joint venture to co-manufacture lithium-ion...
The embedded ac-dc power supply market is facing an unprecedented number of opportunities that have not been typical for this industry in the past. Driven by new applications such as the Smart Grid and...
Hitachi Metals Announces Development of Alloys with Improved Oxidation Resistance for Use in Fuel CellsJuly 19, 2011 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
Hitachi Metals, Ltd. has announced its successful development of metal interconnect materials with higher oxidation resistance and strength for use in solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC). Interconnects , an important component comprising SOFCs, function to...
The Better Use of Light Bulbs Act (BULB) has been defeated in the House of Representatives. BULB would have amended the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, thereby staying the incandescent ban. But it was not to be. With no further challenges, the Edison Lightbulb faces mandatory retirement in January 2012.
RECENTLY, near-field communications (NFC) has garnered a lot of headlines for its growing niche in mobile-payment systems.
STMicroelectronics and Soundchip announce substantive collaboration in High Definition Personal Audio? (HD-PA?)July 19, 2011 11:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments
Innovative powerful silicon components to enable personal audio devices with leading-edge HD-PA-compliant sound performance.
The days of being blinded by glare from the sun, despite the $300 sunglasses straddling your face, may soon be over.
Avago Technologies announced what is said to be the market’s highest-resolution Hall-effect magnetic encoder. The AEAT-6600-T16 encoder provides advanced positioning information with the performance
The NQB Series isolated dc-dc quarter-brick from CUI is based on Solus Power Topology. The 720- W intermediate bus converter will initially support an input range of 36-60 V with an output of 12 V at an efficiency of up to more than 96%.
LDRA won the attention of Military Embedded Systems (MES) editors with its announcement that the LDRA tool suite is now capable of testing software for Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) Compatibility.
Digi Wireless Gateways, XBee ZigBee Modules and iDigi Device Cloud to Connect Remote Shipping ContainersJuly 19, 2011 7:26 am | Product Releases | Comments
Digi International announced that Inteligistics will use the iDigi Device Cloud, ConnectPort X wireless gateways and XBee ZigBee modules to wirelessly enable its intelligent, asset tracking system.
Mobile video consumption is a rapidly developing market. Although many mobile video products have only recently launched, providers are experiencing significant growth in usage rates. According to In-Stat survey results, nearly two-thirds of smartphone owners have watched video on their device...
RF Micro Devices, Inc. announced its Foundry Services business unit has expanded its portfolio of process technologies to include two additional GaAs process technologies — RFMD's FD25 low noise pHEMT process and RFMD's FET1H switching pHEMT process.
Vector Fabrics today announced the availability of its vfThreaded-x86 cloud-based software tool that facilitates the optimization and parallelization of applications for multi-core x86 architectures.
Four new industrial-grade Panel PCs were introduced today by WinSystems. Available with 12-, 15-, 17- or 19-inch diagonal displays and touch screens, the PPC65 family of Panel PCs is powered by a fully integrated 1.6 GHz Intel Atom based single board computer (SBC)...