Saft lithium-ion batteries selected by Green Charge Networks to support NYC smart grid demonstration programFebruary 16, 2012 7:03 am | News | Comments
Saft was selected by Green Charge Networks (GCN) to support its role in a $92 million Smart Grid Demonstration Project. The project is being led by New York's Consolidated Edison, Inc. (Con Edison) - one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy companies.
At next week's International Solid-State Circuits Conference (February 19-23, 2012, San Francisco, USA), imec and Holst Centre present 14 papers on low power design for wireless communication and wireless sensor networks, and organic electronics.
LDRA has created LDRA Certification Services (LCS), a division devoted to helping customers develop certification-ready products.
Wind River and Digia, Qt Commercial has announced a collaboration to offer broad market availability and primary platform support for the Qt Commercial development framework on Wind River’s VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS).
Pactron has recently purchased an Aegis Manufacturing Operation Software (MOS) system to improve efficiency across their facility. This system comprises Aegis’ iLaunch, iView, iTrac, IQ and XLink software modules.
BNL announced today its membership in the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC). Since its founding in March 2010,SGCC has attracted many member organizations to listen, educate and collaborate for modernized, intelligent electrical systems.
The counterfeit version of Avastin does not contain the medicine's active ingredient, bevacizumab, which may have resulted in patients not receiving needed therapy.
System designers face multiple challenges in the medical device market, including reducing size, increasing functionality and extending battery life for implantable devices while ensuring safety through optimal security, reliability and efficacy.
Salter Labs 7600 Bubble Humidifier Used with Supplemental Oxygen Therapy: Class I Recall - Humidifier Lids Fail to Pop Off at the Intended PressureFebruary 14, 2012 4:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
The humidifier can leak and can potentially interrupt the flow of supplemental oxygen to the patient.
Minmax Power, part of Minmax Technology, announced the opening of their new Hudson, Massachusetts facility. Minmax Technology is a specialist in the design, manufacturing, and sales of world-class dc-dc converters and ac-dc modules for...
Georgia Tech researchers are developing new ways to diagnose and treat heart problems -- from advanced imaging techniques and guidance for drug therapies to sophisticated surgical procedures.
Hand-held Dental X-Ray Units: FDA Safety Communication - Unreviewed Products May Not Be Safe or EffectiveFebruary 10, 2012 5:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Products could potentially expose users and patients to unnecessary and potentially harmful X-rays.
Healthcare costs are representing an increasing percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) for many countries, and it’s growing. This rising trend has created an urgent need for many countries to put in place an innovative and cost-effective method for delivering healthcare. With several technological advances achieved in recent years within the wireless industry, healthcare providers are more inclined to integrate wireless healthcare as part of the global healthcare system.
The ground-breaking new MIC94300 /MIC94310 were developed to provide more efficient noise suppression for today's highly sensitive data and image capturing systems. The MIC94300 integrates a low-R DS(ON), current-limit switch and a low-pass filter that
Yesterday some very slick apps were released for SolidWorks World 2012.Â You can get a better look at them here. Nearly everyone who has seen the apps (for iPad, iPhone, and Android) is very excited about using them next week in San Diego.Â Some folks have gone so far as to seriously...
The ILR School's Healthcare Transformation Project reports that labor-management collaborations on both coasts improve health care.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. and Latham, New York, USA â€“ Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Marktech...
Known for nanometer precisions, piezoelectric principles are proving highly adaptable to new configurations and modalities. Recently-developed mechanisms built on a variety of novel applications of piezoelectric technology have burst through the former travel limitations familiar from classical nanopositioning mechanisms.
Plessey has acquired CamGaN Limited, a University of Cambridge spin-out formed to commercialisenovel technologies for the growth of gallium nitride (GaN) high-brightness LEDs on large-area silicon substrates.
Humana Inc. said Monday its fourth-quarter profit surged 86 percent on the strength of higher-than-expected Medicare Advantage enrollment and continued low use of its health care services.The health insurer also raised its earnings expectations for 2012 to a range of $7.50 to $7.70 per share,...
XP Power has announced the fleXPower X15 and XM15 series of multiple output configurable AC-DC power supplies that suit high power medical and IT/industrial applications. The X15 series complies with the internationally recognized EN/UL 60950 safety specification for IT and …
As a result of intense research efforts, VARTA Microbattery succeeded in developing new Lithium-Ion cells that were both small in size and 30% higher in energy density than comparable products. â€œThe Li-Ion cells in this format offer a reliable and robust energy source and are superior to conventional Li-Ion cellsâ€, Herbert Schein CEO VARTA Microbattery states.
VARTA Microbattery GmbH has announced a new line of rechargeable Lithium ion batteries. The new CoinPower family of cells deliver 3.7V with available capacities ranging from 40mAh to 80mAh at 1C rate. The smallest cell measures only 12mm in diameter, 5mm in height and weighs in at a mere 1.4 grams.
Check out the February 2012 Medical Electronics Resource Guide.
Dr. Vladislav V. Yakovlev, who joined the faculty as professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in January, has been elevated to the rank of Fellow of the Optical Society (OSA). He is...