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The World's Most Competitively Priced Quartz MINI SMD

July 8, 2011 7:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

The internationally active quartz crystal and oscillator specialist PETERMANN-TECHNIK from the town of Kaufering (Germany) presents the world’s most competitively priced quartz crystal MINI SMD.

Ultra-low Dropout Regulators Help Reduce Power Consumption

July 8, 2011 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

With a low dropout voltage of 220 mV at 1.5 A, the AP7362 and AP7363 fixed and adjustable output linear regulators from Diodes Incorporated are positioned to help reduce power consumption and increase regulated voltage output stability. Their

U.S. looks to private sector as shuttle program ends

July 8, 2011 6:53 am | News | Comments

After the U.S. space shuttle program ends this month, NASA will rely on Russia and its Soyuz craft to deliver Americans to the International Space Station -- at a cost of more than $50 million a seat.


First Ever Tomographic Motion Detection System

July 8, 2011 6:52 am | News | Comments

Xandem’s new synergistic sensing technology created by Wilson and Patwari at the University of Utah has led to the first ever tomographic motion detection system available for purchase.

NASA bids farewell to ''amazing'' relic, the shuttle

July 8, 2011 6:50 am | News | Comments

When the United States embarked on its shuttle program decades ago, it set out to build a workhorse vehicle that would make space travel routine and beat the Soviets during the Cold War struggle for dominance in space.

Shuttles' end stirs doubts about U.S. space program

July 8, 2011 6:46 am | by Irene Klotz, Reuters | News | Comments

As the clock ticks down to this week's final space shuttle launch, there is a mounting sense of uncertainty about future U.S. dominance in space.

Shuttle's end a blow to Florida's ''Space Coast''

July 8, 2011 6:44 am | by Tom Brown, Reuters | News | Comments

The end of the U.S. space shuttle program is the end of the line for Tom Brown and other workers like him at the Kennedy Space Center in central Florida. He is about to join the ranks of the unemployed.

F5 Solutions Streamline IT Infrastructure and Reduce Services Time-to-Market

July 8, 2011 6:30 am | News | Comments

F5 Networks announced that Telefónica Spain has implemented F5 solutions as a key part of a project aimed at achieving greater mobile data traffic management flexibility and reduced time-to-market for new service offerings.


DMG-Mori Seiki USA and Ellison Technologies Open Houston Technical Center

July 8, 2011 6:28 am | News | Comments

A dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony took place on the evening of June 20, 2011 to mark the opening of a new joint technical center in Houston that will showcase DMG and Mori Seiki machine tools and technology for the energy and oil field industries. The official, three-day grand opening event of the Technical Center followed, with visits by over five hundred attendees. The 22,500-square-foot facility is

The student chapter of the Biomedical

July 8, 2011 6:21 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

The student chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) has announced the Faculty and Staff of the Year Awards. Recognized during the organization's annual "Picnic with the Profs," the BMES officers recognized Dr. Javier Jo (pictured on the left) as the recipient of the...

ETL-Listed T8 Fixture Replacements for LED Tube Lights

July 8, 2011 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

LEDtronics announces its new line of ETL-listed LED Tube Light Fixtures specifically designed for energy-efficient, environment-conscious and high-output T8 LED tube lights that help commercial, governmental and industrial facilities reduce their power consumption and maintenance costs as well as minimize their ecological footprint.

Triquint Appoints James L. Klein as Vice President and General Manager of Defence & Aerospace Business

July 8, 2011 5:53 am | News | Comments

TriQuint Semiconductor announced that James L. Klein has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager of its Defense and Aerospace business.

Eye of Gaia: billion-pixel camera to map Milky Way

July 7, 2011 1:57 pm | News | Comments

The largest digital camera ever built for a space mission has been painstakingly mosaicked together from 106 separate electronic detectors. The resulting “billion-pixel array” will serve as the super-sensitive ‘eye’ of ESA’s Galaxy-mapping Gaia mission.


poLight raises USD 18.5 million in round B funding

July 7, 2011 1:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Investinor leads round to support the commercialisation of poLight?s optical polymer lens.

MicroVision's SHOWWX+ shipping in Japan in Q3

July 7, 2011 1:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

SYNNEX K.K. first to distribute authorized and certified laser pico displays to the Japanese market.

Nulojix (belatacept): Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS)

July 7, 2011 12:21 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Increased Risk of Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD) and Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML).

Energy Dynamics Laboratory Achieves Historic Milestone for Electric Vehicles

July 7, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

Utah State University Research Foundation’s Energy Dynamics Laboratory recently operated the first high-power, high-efficiency wireless power transfer system capable of transferring enough energy to quickly charge an electric vehicle. The lightweight, low-profile system...

Amantys Announces $7M Series A Financing to Support Digital Power Platform Market Entry

July 7, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

Amantys Limited, an energy efficiency power electronics company, announced the successful closure of a $7 million Series A round. The new funding enables Amantys to continue with the commercialization of its digital power switching...

Microsemi Acquires ASIC Advantage, Inc.

July 7, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

Microsemi Corp. announced it has acquired privately-held ASIC Advantage, Inc. Known for its technical innovation with high levels of quality and reliability, ASIC Advantage is a fabless semiconductor company that designs and manufactures a broad...

Microchip Talks 16-bit PIC MCUs and dsPIC DSCs at ESC Chicago 2011

July 7, 2011 12:02 pm | Videos | Comments

Bill Hutchings of Microchip Technology discusses the company's latest offering of 16-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) and dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) that bring advanced control to cost-sensitive general-purpose and motor-control designs.

Digital PMUs with Multi-rail DC-DC Offer 94 Percent Peak Efficiency

July 7, 2011 11:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Akros Silicon Inc. announced the Energy$ense family of multi-output, digital DC/DC power management unit (DPMU) ICs. Technology features include real-time power measurements and

Low-cost Sub-1 GHz RF Value Line Product Family

July 7, 2011 11:24 am | News | Comments

Texas Instruments introduced a new Sub-1 GHz RF Value Line family, offering developers low-cost connectivity solutions for sub-1 GHz RF applications such as remote controls, toys, home and building automation, and security systems.

Retirement of Shuttle leaves void in manned space program

July 7, 2011 11:20 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

After Atlantis’ two-week mission, NASA will retire the Space Shuttle. Between the Shuttle’s retirement and the completion of the International Space Station in 2020, the U.S. faces a nine-year gap during which we’ll lack the ability to independently ferry astronauts into space. The Space Shuttle fit the textbook definition of government mismanagement. Envisioned as “routine and economical”, the finished product was neither.

Smart Electric Field Probe Allows Accurate Measurements Down to 2 V-m

July 7, 2011 10:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation has upgraded its line of laser-powered star probes with a new electric field probe, that replaces the previous model FL7018.

ABBYY Enhances its Mobile OCR SDK with Barcode Recognition Technology

July 7, 2011 10:36 am | News | Comments

ABBYY announced a new release of its ABBYY Mobile OCR Engine, a software development kit (SDK) for creating optical character recognition (OCR) applications with a small memory footprint.

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