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10 Reasons to Choose Image-based ID Readers

March 5, 2012 5:49 am | White Papers

Image-based ID readers stand poised to replace laser scanners in several industries. Thanks to advances in microprocessors, imaging sensors and decoding algorithms, ID readers have become not only more affordable, but also more powerful. Download this white paper to learn how today’s most advanced ID readers have overcome the technical and economic hurdles to offer a more attractive alternative to laser scanners as well as how to choose the right image-based ID reader for your application.

Making Sense of the Changes in RoHS for Medical Devices & Control Equipment

August 8, 2011 11:27 am | by TUV Rheinland | White Papers

Significant changes are happening to European environmental regulations. While there has been...

Upgrading to Lithium-ion from Lead Acid

July 28, 2011 9:06 am | by Micro Power Electronics, Inc. | White Papers

Both the Lithium-ion (Li-ion) and Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) battery markets are expected to grow...

Portable Power Considerations for Portable Medical Device Design

July 28, 2011 8:59 am | by Micro Power Electronics, Inc | White Papers

Many medical devices are moving from simple back-up power to true portability. This...

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Using Lithium Polymer Batteries in Portable Devices

July 28, 2011 8:46 am | by Micro Power Electronics, Inc. | White Papers

Lithium polymer batteries have become common in single-cell consumer applications like cell phones and MP3 players, but industrial and commercial applications are now putting them to good use as well. The thin and custom shaped cells are now used in large, complex packs. This white paper is an overview of the advantages, disadvantages and guidelines for using Lithium polymer based battery packs. It looks at Lithium polymer cells versus metal-cased cylindrical and prismatic Li-ion cells and gives a brief description of battery pack construction considerations.

The Dangers of Counterfeit Battery Packs

July 28, 2011 8:30 am | by Micro Power | White Papers

Battery packs are no longer a simple configuration of cells. They are carefully engineered products with many safety features. The main components include of a battery pack include; the cells, which are the primary energy source, the printed circuit board, which provides the intelligence of the system with features such as the fuel gauge and protection circuitry, the plastic enclosure, external contacts, and insulation.

Managing quality in product line engineering - an automotive story

March 17, 2011 10:50 am | by IBM | White Papers

Get answers about how to address quality within product line engineering frameworks, with a focus on these key points:- How your business is impacted when quality management, software testing and the product delivery process are not kept in-line.- How focusing on quality can help bring your software and hardware delivery tools into alignment the software.- The processes and methodologies that help create a robust support environment.

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