Microchip Technology Inc. announced the expansion of its low-power microcontrollers (MCUs) with the PIC24F “GA3” family, featuring what is asserted to be industry’s lowest active current for 16-bit Flash MCUs, as well as several flexible new low-power sleep modes. The PIC24F “GA3” devices feature
Groundbreaking Results Promise Smaller, Cheaper Therapy Machines that Could Revolutionise Cancer Treatment and MoreJanuary 8, 2012 10:22 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments
The pioneering accelerator is a prototype for a brand new type of particle accelerator that will massively impact fundamental science by changing the way such accelerators across the world are designed and built in the future.
Thursday, January 5, 2012 - THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. USA â€“ Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has expanded its distribution...
Warner Power Announces Compliance with UL 60601-1 & IEC 6061-1 (3rd Edition) for Medical Device SafetyJanuary 6, 2012 11:21 am | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
Warner Power has announced that its medical grade electronic ballast products for Xenon lamps from 75W to 300W have been approved by UL in conformance to UL 60601 & IEC 60601 (3rd edition). IEC...
I recently got an email from Practical Components about their new 0.3mm pitch evaluation board and dummy 0.3mm pitch BGA. Now, we've been assembling 0.5mm and 0.4mm pitch BGAs for years. Those sizes are kind of not really anything special...
METCASE has extended its ‘DATAMET’ range of wall mount enclosures with three new models in black. These stylish aluminum housings are designed for indoor electronics which can be mounted to a wall or machine housing. The unique four-part assembly allows
Wind River has introduced Wind River Solution Accelerators for Android, a series of software modules to help developers jumpstart their Android development and rapidly integrate compelling features and functionalities to their devices.
This guide provides an overview on applications, block diagrams, URLs of relevance, suggested devices and packaging information to help with design issues. It is broken out into the following nine categories to help narrow down your selection process:computing, server/storage, consumer medical, handsets, industrial automation, portable industrial, telecom, TV and Stereo and White Goods.
Adverse consequences may include hypoxia, hypotension, bradycardia, cardiac arrest, organ damage, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), neurological deficits, or death.
A team made up of medical researchers and bioengineers have worked together to created medical devices specifically designed for children.
Toumaz Limited (AIM: TMZ, â€˜Toumaz', or â€˜the Group'), a pioneer in low cost, ultra-low power wireless communications technology, has established a new fabless subsidiary, Toumaz Microsystems, which will be responsible for its growing wireless IC business. Toumaz has secured investment and support from Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE:IMG, â€˜Imagination') as a strategic partner for this business. In order toÂ
A device that determines how a patient’s blood is clotting – information that could help doctors prescribe more personalized doses of a popular anti-clotting drug – won first prize at the Fall 2011 Capstone Design Expo.
There is a lot of talk about cloud computing today, and its exponentially growing presence among enterprise technology, particularly Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).
The latest recipient of the Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award, SkyLight, aims to make a big impact on global healthcare and science education. Proto Labs – the leading online and technology-enabled manufacturer of quick-turn prototype and short-run parts – provided their services to help co-founders, Andy Miller and Tess Bakke, launch their product internationally. “The SkyLight connects new technology to old, allowing scientific images to be captured and securely transmitted to anyone of any age”. SkyLight is a device that
EnvironmentalLights.com won a Top Products award for their Premium Series of LED PAR Bulbs for 2012 from Building Operating Management Magazine. The Top Products Awards recognizes the most popular suppliers and manufacturers of the year.
Acal has signed a European distribution agreement with SL Power, a manufacturer of internal and external power supplies for the industrial, medical, military and information technology equipment (ITE) sectors. Acal says this signing will give it greater flexibility to provide …
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Molex Incorporated, a global electronic components company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of South Grafton, Mass.-based Temp-Flex Cable, a designer and manufacturer of specialty wire and cable products.
Ventilator may stop ventilating and result in life-threatening injury or death.
Supertex introduced HV2808, a 32-channel, high voltage, analog switch IC designed for use in medical ultrasound imaging systems as a probe selection device. It is positioned to replace the typical electromechanical relays performing the probe selection function and
Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
The Renata Batteries division of the Swatch Group (Switzerland) has introduced a comprehensive series of 3.7V lithium ion polymer rechargeable batteries that combine a high energy density...
IDT International has successfully developed the world’s first Bluetooth low energy (or Bluetooth Smart) blood pressure monitor, which is expected to be ready to go into volume production by March next year after receiving final FDA (U.S.) and MDD (Europe) …
Spectrum Assembly has recently purchased Aegis iLaunch and iView Manufacturing Operation Software modules for their Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) operation. Together, these provide SAI with a distributed, paperless environment to replace their earlier paper-based manufacturing process instructions.
St. Jude Medical, Riata and Riata ST Silicone Endocardial Defibrillation Leads: Class 1 Recall - Failures with Lead InsulationDecember 21, 2011 4:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments
Premature insulation abrasion may cause the conductors to become externalized, which can cause serious adverse health consequences, including death.