Authorities searched Wednesday for a disgruntled employee who they say opened fire at a Northern California limestone quarry, killing two and wounding six, and who may have later shot a woman in an attempted carjacking.The suspect, 45-year-old Shareef Allman, allegedly walked into a safety...
TDK-Lambda Americas has released a new range of Medical-Certified AC-DC external power supplies with output power ratings from 90 to 110 watts. These supplies are EISA and CEC Efficiency Level V compliant. The DTM110-C series operate with a universal AC input of 90 to 264Vac...
Congleton, UK-based silicon oscillator company eoSemi has appointed Intralink as strategic sales partner for the East Asian markets of Japan, China, Taiwan and Korea. eoSemi has a patent pending for an all-silicon replacement technology for quartz crystals using standard CMOS …
Although resistive technologies have conventionally been used to detect the position of a single touch on the screen, this article examines a new dual-touch concept that uses a resistive touch-screen controller to detect the most common two-finger gestures (zoom, pinch and rotation) using inexpensive resistive touch screens.
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided that The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2011 shall be divided, with one half jointly to Bruce A. Beutler and Jules A. Hoffmann for their discoveries concerning the activation of … Continue reading →
Microtips Technology is excited to expand their current TFT modules to include their new line of standard off the shelf large panel display modules. Their newly available 10.1” and 10.4” modules are perfect for many different applications, such as industrial control, medical...
Measurement Specialties, Inc. announced that they have completed the acquisition of Celesco Transducer Products Inc, a leader in the design and manufacture of cable extension transducers and rotary encoders, from Tedea-Technological Automation and Development, Ltd.
The conga-QAF Qseven module, which is based on the AMD Embedded G-Series, is the first module to combine high performance graphics, dual core processing power and low power consumption in such a small form factor.
Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT3759, a wide input range DC/DC controller for boost, SEPIC and inverting power supply applications, capable of generating either positive or negative regulated output voltages.
This issue deals with medical electronics managing power interruption issues and high-reliability passives. The Design Talk goes into shrinking electronics while the Brainstorm Q&A section asks about the importance of test and measurement. Former Editor-in-Chief Alix Paultre discusses an opportunity to save the Post Office.
Collaboration to Provide Ultra-Low Power 802.11n Wi-Fi Capability for AVR and ARM-based MicrocontrollersSeptember 30, 2011 6:28 am | Atmel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments
Atmel and Redpine Signals announced that system engineers can easily implement 802.11n Wi-Fi to all Atmel AVR and ARM-based microcontrollers (MCUs) using Redpine Signals’ Connect-io-n and n-Link modules.
PowerGate LLC announced the release of its Skynet SNP-G12 Series of 150 Watt switchers (120 W convection cooled) in a high-density 4.00" x 2.00" x 1.28" open-frame package featuring high efficiency operation, low standby power consumption for
Nordic Semiconductor has revealed that the Compex Wireless, the world’s first wireless muscle electro-stimulator – as used by HTC-Highroad, the cycling team of top 2011 Tour de France sprinter Mark Cavendish – employs Nordic nRF24LE1 proprietary 2.4GHz SoCs. The Compex …
Two faculty members affiliated with Yale University are winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the White House announced Sept. 26.
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) are rapidly becoming common-place in the healthcare industry. Organizations such as the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT)...
Projected capacitive (p-cap) touchscreens have witnessed overwhelming success in the consumer portable space over the last few years, being specified into highly popular products such as Apple’s iPad and iPod Touch, as well as Samsung’s Galaxy and Blackberry’s Torch smartphones.
Intelliconnect, the UK based manufacturer of RF connectors, offers one of the widest ranges of standard Coaxial, Triaxial and Waterproof connectors available worldwide.
TAOS created this video on touchless technology today, and they want viewers to respond with ideas of where touchless technology should be put to work next. You can view the professionally produced video here, and be sure to
STMicroelectronics announced the introduction of its new STM32 F4 Series of microcontrollers (MCUs). This extension to the STM32 platform is based on the latest ARM Cortex-M4 core, which adds signal-processing capabilities and faster
Brookhaven National Laboratory and Nanofactory Instruments, AB, a Swedish company that develops and markets scanning probe microscopy instrumentation, have received the 2011 Microscopy Today Innovation Award.
Transformative NIH Grant Will Support Development of Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics for Traumatic InjuriesSeptember 20, 2011 2:21 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded nearly $2 million to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University to develop a new class of therapeutics for treating traumatic injuries and degenerative diseases.
Shark Molecule Kills Human Viruses, Too “Sharks are remarkably resistant to viruses,” study researcher Michael Zasloff, of the Georgetown University Medical Center, told LiveScience. Zasloff discovered the molecule, squalamine, in 1993 in the dogfish shark, a small- to...
Mike Schnecker of Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) visits ECN to demonstrate the company's high performance RTO along with its MSO option. R&S recently added a 600 MHz model to it's high performance oscilloscope family.
ESCATEC will be exhibiting at MEMS Live UK on stand G50, Hall 3A at the NEC, Birmingham, UK – 27-29 September 2011. The company will be showing a range of examples of products that they have designed and made for clients at their Global R&D headquarters...
Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced the MCP6V2X family of op amps with a self-correcting auto-zero architecture.