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Twin-Pin ECG Cables

August 24, 2011 8:32 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Twin-pin connectors are used in the conductive circuit from the patient to an ECG device. The shielded leads protect the weak ECG electrical waveforms from the effects of extraneous RF energy.

Foil Connectors for Crimp to Wire, Foil, Film

August 24, 2011 8:32 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

A line of terminals for connecting wire to aluminum and copper-foil, and film laminates that comes in strip form to speed wire processing operations is being introduced by ETCO Inc.

Low-Noise, Ultra-High-Performance, Auto-Zero Operational Amplifiers

August 24, 2011 8:32 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The new devices feature a self-correcting auto-zero architecture, which enables ultra-high precision, including an input offset voltage of just 2 microvolts and a gain bandwidth product of 2 MHz.


Google settles pharmacy ad probe for $500 million

August 24, 2011 7:05 am | by LAURA CRIMALDI - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — Google Inc. has agreed to pay $500 million to settle a U.S. government investigation into the Internet search leader's distribution of online ads from Canadian pharmacies illegally selling prescription and non-prescription drugs to American consumers, a U.S. attorney...

Prosthetic Leg Has Powered Joints

August 24, 2011 6:31 am | by LabEquipment | Videos | Comments

A new prosthetic design is the first to include powered knee and ankle joints that move in unison, making it much easier for an amputee to walk. Source: Futurity Read more:

TE Nevalo Solid State Lighting System - Another Geek Moment Video

August 24, 2011 5:42 am | Videos | Comments

Another Geek Moment Video discussing TE Connectivity's Nevalo Solid State Lighting System and a demonstration of a TE Nevalo's configuration tool.

Gene found to play role in early cancer

August 23, 2011 12:29 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Mutations to a gene called p53 have been linked to half of all cancers, leading to tumor growth and the spread of cancerous cells.

Konarka Names New Director of Business Development

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

Konarka Technologies, Inc. announced that Kevin Debasitis has joined the company as new director of business development. Debasitis brings more than 20 years of business development experience in construction and renewable energy markets and...


IEE White Paper Addresses Building Codes & Appliance Standards for Electric Utilities

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

In a new white paper, the Institute for Electric Efficiency (IEE) offers electric utilities potential paths for including building codes and appliance standards in their energy efficiency portfolios. A previous IEE study found...

Bosch to Build Pilot Line for the Manufacture of Lithium-Ion Batteries

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

Robert Bosch GmbH is to build a pilot production line in Eisenach in order to research into materials and production processes for future generations of lithium-ion cells. It is planned that the line will...

Power supplies include input range of 120 to 277 Vac

August 23, 2011 8:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Emerson Network Power today announced a new series of high efficiency power supplies for LED lighting, the LDS25 series. The new 25 watt series joins the company's LDS70 series 70 watt products for this fast-growing market. Announces Hardware Customization Services

August 23, 2011 6:30 am | Product Releases | Comments (Stealth Computer) has announced their new hardware customization service. Stealth has a long history of delivering industrial rugged products that fill a market that is not served by traditional computer manufacturers or suppliers.

Ben Heck Uses Google's ADK to Mod Baby Car Seat Motion Simulator

August 23, 2011 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

In the latest episode of the “The Ben Heck Show,”  modding guru Ben Heck employs Google’s Android Open Accessory Development Kit (ADK) to fulfill a viewer’s request to create a baby car seat that simulates the calming motion of riding in a car.


Energy Harvesting: Minimizing the Total System Current

August 23, 2011 5:57 am | by John Monteith, Transducers Direct / ACAM, | Articles | Comments

Today we hear a lot of talk about energy harvesting and alternative power sources. To make effective use of these energy sources, everything in the entire system must make efficient use of power.

Roger Grace to Produce Exclusive MEMS High-Volume Workshop at SENSORS Tech Forum

August 23, 2011 5:43 am | News | Comments

SENSORS Tech Forum has reached out to one of the leading MEMS authorities in the industry, Roger Grace and asked him to produce an exclusive all-day session geared toward enlightening their audience...

Communication Still Key to Customer Service

August 23, 2011 5:17 am | by Jim Greig, Sales and Marketing Manager Electronic Materials, LORD( | Blogs | Comments

In today’s tough economic times, there is a lot of discussion about how to communicate in a more cost-effective and efficient manner.

'Endless Forms' Uses the Web to Breed 3-D Printable Objects

August 23, 2011 4:42 am | News | Comments

Just like generations of plants and animals evolve in nature, Cornell engineers are allowing anyone online to guide the evolution of printable, three-dimensional objects, aiming to revolutionize the design of art, architecture and even artificial intelligence.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Amir Bar-Niv of TranSwitch on High-Bandwith Signal Management

August 23, 2011 4:25 am | Podcasts | Comments

In today's podcast we talk to Amir Bar-Niv, Vice President of Systems and Applications for TranSwitch, about high-bandwidth signal management in the consumer electronics and telecommunications markets.

EBV and Aptina sign European distribution agreement

August 23, 2011 2:20 am | by ECN Europe | Blogs | Comments

EBV Elektronik and CMOS image sensor company Aptina, a spin off from Micron, have announced a distribution agreement to promote and deliver Aptina products to customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “Image sensors, and sensors in general, are …

GM Awards A123 Systems Contract for Nanophosphate Lithium Ion Batteries

August 22, 2011 12:22 pm | by | News | Comments

General Motors has awarded a production contract to A123 Systems, a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate® lithium ion batteries and systems, for batteries to be used in future GM electric vehicles to be...

Ener1 Announces Intention to Restate Financial Results

August 22, 2011 12:21 pm | by | News | Comments

Ener1, Inc. announced that the company will be restating its financial statements for the period included in an amended annual report on Form 10-K/A for the year ended December 31, 2010, as well as...

Oregon Opts for AeroVironment While Texas Taps ECOtality for EV Chargers

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

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has selected AeroVironment to supply, install, operate and maintain twenty-two electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations along major transportation corridors and travel destinations in northwest Oregon. Site review and...

Design in a connected world

August 22, 2011 11:18 am | by Alix Paultre, Editorial Director | Articles | Comments

We live in an information-based society, where app-driven cloud-based ubiquitous computing is in the palm of almost every hand and in many of the devices around us. The design engineering community needs to address that reality with products that serve the customer’s expectations by not only delivering the desired functionality...

HP unit gets $72.3M contract renewal for Medicare

August 22, 2011 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard Co. has received a $72.3 million, five-year contract renewal for claims processing for home medical equipment and other services under the federal government's Medicare program, the company announced Monday.The renewal from the U.S. Centers for Medicare &...

Dual Channel Brushless DC Motor Controller Targets Small Electric Vehicles, Robotics

August 22, 2011 7:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Roboteq, Inc. introduced the HBL2350, an intelligent controller capable of simultaneously driving two brushless DC motor up to 75 A each at up to 50 V. This motor controller allows users to

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