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High Energy Density and Voltage Lithium Ion Cell

June 10, 2011 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Panasonic, one of the world’s leading battery manufacturing companies, has introduced a new high energy density and voltage lithium ion cell, the NCR18650A 3.1Ah.

Scientists show heart can repair itself, with help

June 10, 2011 6:50 am | by Kate Kelland, Reuters | News | Comments

British scientists have managed to transform a type of stem-like cell in adult mouse hearts into functioning heart muscle in research proving that the heart has dormant repair cells that can be reactivated.

Spanish police arrest ''Anonymous'' over PlayStation hacking

June 10, 2011 6:40 am | News | Comments

Spanish police arrested three suspected members of the so-called "Anonymous" group on Friday on charges of cyber-attacks against targets including Sony's PlayStation network, governments, businesses and banks.


Nozzles On Demand

June 10, 2011 6:17 am | by Zachery Shook, Count On Tools ( | Blogs | Comments

In the electronics manufacturing industry, when you throw in specialized odd-form components, the manufacturer must decide how to place the component: hand assembly or with their automated equipment.

Wireless Headset Reference Design Delivers Extended Battery Operation

June 10, 2011 6:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments introduced the second device in the family of PurePath Wireless audio products for consumer, portable and high-end audio applications.

Study: Animals and humans eat clay to rid toxins

June 9, 2011 12:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

The phrase 'eat dirt' takes on a whole new meaning when used by biologists, who have widely observed that humans, birds and mammals all engage in geophagy.

PEI-Genesis and Emerson Network Power Sign Americas Distribution Agreement

June 9, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

PEI-Genesis, Inc., an integrator of configurable and modified standard power supplies, announced an agreement with Emerson Network Power, in which PEI-Genesis will distribute and add value to power supply products from the Embedded Power...

Hydra Merger Partner IVOI Starts Countdown With SEC Filing

June 9, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

American Security Resources Corp. (ARSC) provided a preliminary timeline for the merger of Hydra Fuel Cell Corp. with iVoice, Inc.. Frank Neukomm, CEO of ARSC, stated, "With the filing of their information statement with the...


UNIPOWER Completes Acquisition of Power Solutions Inc.

June 9, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

UNIPOWER LLC announcesd the acquisition of Power Solutions, Inc., an established and respected name in the Power Supply Industry for over 20 years. This acquisition not only adds to the sales volume of UNIPOWER...

Using Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation to Create Better Cars

June 9, 2011 11:22 am | by Nick Keel, Product Marketing Engineer--HIL & Real Time Test, National Instruments | Articles | Comments

Every year consumers demand more from the products they use and the services provided to them. For the auto industry this means smarter, more fuel efficient cars to compensate for rising fuel costs.

Low-Power Heart-Rate Belt Uses Bluetooth 4.0

June 9, 2011 11:11 am | News | Comments

Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor announced that Dayton Industrial has announced what the world's first production-ready Bluetooth low energy heart-rate chest belt that is ready to go into volume production.

Standards-compliant Multi-gigabit Wireless Chipset Gives Enhanced Functionality to Wireless Devices

June 9, 2011 10:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Qualcomm Atheros announced the AR9004TB, the industry’s first tri-band Wi-Fi chipset that integrates the multi-gigabit performance of in-room 60 GHz band with seamless handoff to 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz band Wi-Fi.

Yale Scientist Ruslan Medzhitov Wins Share of Million Dollar Shaw Prize

June 9, 2011 2:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Ruslan M. Medzhitov, the David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology at Yale School of Medicine, a member of Yale Cancer Center and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, is one of three scientists awarded the prestigious Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine for 2011.


Analog Devices? 10-degrees-of-freedom MEMS iSensor® IMU simplifies designs for unmanned vehicle and first responder navigation.

June 8, 2011 9:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) released for general availability today the ADIS16407 iSensor® IMU (inertial measurement unit) which integrates a tri-axis gyroscope, tri-axis accelerometer, tri-axis magnetometer and a pressure sensor into a single package.

STMicroelectronics? newest motion-sensing module packs five degrees of freedom(2)

June 8, 2011 6:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Gyro-accelerometer combo chip adds precision and reliability to motion-sensing applications.

Kionix introduces new accelerometers optimized for mobile handsets and tablets

June 8, 2011 6:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Kionix, Inc., today announced at Sensors Expo and Conference the first two accelerometers in a new series of low-power, high-performance inertial sensors optimized for mobile handsets and tablets.

Stacey Langwick to study law, plant biology

June 8, 2011 12:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

An assistant professor in anthropology will study plant biology and international intellectual property law to keep African healers from commercialization without remuneration with a Mellon fellowship.

Cymbet EnerChip Energy Harvesting Kits Support TI MSP430 MCU LaunchPad Development Kit

June 8, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

Cymbet Corp. announced that their EnerChip solid state battery energy harvesting (EH) evaluation kits now support the Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) MSP430 Value Line LaunchPad development kit. The combination of a Cymbet EH kit...

SinkPAD Unveils Thermal Management PCB Technology for LED Industry

June 8, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

SinkPAD Corp. has announced that its new SinkPAD™ aluminum PCB technology is now available. CTO Kris Vasoya stated, "We are up and running, ready to support our customers with our problem solving LED thermal...

Trident Microsystems Names Dr. Bami Bastani as CEO and President

June 8, 2011 12:20 pm | by | News | Comments

Trident Microsystems, Inc. announced that Dr. Bami Bastani has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President and has been elected to the Board of Directors. Bastani has more than 20 years of experience...

Single-chip IR MEMS Temp Sensor Aims to Bring New User Apps, Features to Portables

June 8, 2011 5:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments is enabling contactless temperature measurement in portable consumer electronics with a single-chip passive infrared (IR) MEMS temperature sensor. The TMP006 digital temperature sensor provides manufacturers of mobile devices

Wireless Power Generator Includes Infinergy On-board Energy Storage

June 8, 2011 5:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nextreme Thermal Solutions introduced the Thermobility Wireless Power Generator WPG-1S evaluation kit with on-board energy storage using the INFINERGY D-MPM101 micro power module from Infinite Power Solutions. The device uses

AMA Association Awards Ground-Breaking Development in Sensor and Measuring Technology

June 7, 2011 5:50 pm | News | Comments

The AMA Association for Sensor Technology presents this year’s 10,000-euro SENSOR Innovation Award on the 7th of June equally to two contenders...

Controller Enables Multi-Touch Operation for Resistive Touchscreens

June 7, 2011 5:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The new BU21023/BU21024 Series of high-speed, high noise immunity, low-voltage resistive touchscreen controllers are now available from ROHM Semiconductor. These new controllers are

Sensor Data Platform Touts High High-Performance Web Data Visualization Tool, Flexibility

June 7, 2011 5:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

MicroStrain released SensorCloud, a sensor data storage, visualization and remote management platform that leverages cloud computing technologies to provide desirable data scalability, rapid visualization, and user programmable analysis.

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