Cornell scientists have helped develop a new method to end life-threatening heart fibrillations with much less pain and potential damage. Their study is published in Nature.
With U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse providing a video address on manufacturing’s key role in boosting the American economy, the 2011 International Forum on Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) in Warwick, R.I., quickly established that early product design strategies are the new business model for competitive companies.
iKey announced the release of the FP10-USB flat-panel display powered by a single USB cable. The 10.4-inch display has a slim polycarbonate case and an operating temperature of 0C to +40C.
Atmel announced additional features to the already-successful 8/16-bit AVR XMEGA microcontroller (MCU) family with the industry’s lowest power consumption of 100nA with 5µS wake-up time.
TDK-Lambda Americas, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has introduced a new line of “green” 250-watt power supplies that comply with the European energy saving requirements...
VCTCXO products with 1 to 220 MHz frequencies, industrial temperature and 500 fs jitter are optimized for telecom, networking, and wireless applications.
Former Medicare official Barry M. Straube has been named to the board of directors at Lawrence medical device company NxStage Medical Inc.
Cerulean Pharma Inc., a Cambridge company developing tumor-targeted nanopharmaceuticals, today said it has dosed the first patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial of its main drug candidate CRLX101, a potential therapy for non-small cell lung cancer.
The Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis, a national nonprofit organization in Waltham focused on supporting development of treatments and a cure for multiple sclerosis, has appointed Robert McBurney as CEO of the national nonprofit organization.
Rack and pinion technology is commonly used in linear motion systems to convert rotary motion into linear motion. Providing versatile operation, rack and pinion systems can be employed in a variety of motion control applications, ranging from cutting systems to medical and robotics applications. A traditional rack and pinion system is
TE Circuit Protection announces the 2410SFV family of 20 new AC/DC fuses featuring current ratings from 0.5A to 20.0A. The 2410 fuses help provide secondary-side circuit protection, conserve board space and reduce design costs in a broad array of high-voltage, high-current designs....
Atmel Corporation today announced early sampling of its 32-bit ARM Cortex -M3-based microcontrollers (MCUs) with 1MB embedded Flash and 128KB SRAM. The new Atmel SAM3S16 Cortex-M3 MCU offers high performance, low power and large memory density...
Researchers have discovered a way to capture and harness energy transmitted by such sources as radio and television transmitters, cell phone networks and satellite communications systems.
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Another consolidatory step in the photonics industry, as Newport agrees a $230M cash purchase of the Israeli metrology and instrumentation firm.
Objective Interface Systems announced that its ORBexpress product supports the QNX Neutrino Realtime Operating System (RTOS) 6.5.
Toumaz Limited has established a new joint venture with Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong’s company California Capital Equity, to expand the commercialisation and distribution of the Sensium Digital Plaster.
Specialty Coating Systems introduced a new adhesion promotion technology – SCS AdPro Poly. The technology was specially engineered to solve the adhesion challenges of many polymeric materials, including
Consumer electronics focused motion sensor supplier, Qualtré Inc., announced that with their successful demonstration of the world?s first tri-axial solid-state silicon BAW (b...July 11, 2011 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments
Achieving better CoO by further enhancing productivity and yield for high-volume manufacturing of HB LED chips.
DYMAX Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Ieraci as Marketing Communications Manager. Tony will report to Stephen LaCroce, Director of Strategic Marketing, and will be responsible for creation and implementation of the global communications programs that most effectively describe and promote DYMAX’s brand, products, and services.
Apacer is launching a new industrial SD card designed for embedded systems in harsh storage environments. The new industrial SD card features high reliability, high storage and resistance to extended temperatures.
VICTORIA-based bluechiip says the US Federal Communications Commission has granted it a waiver, allowing its wireless technology to operate in specified restricted frequency bands.
Just a few months after coming out of stealth, SpringLeaf Therapeutics Inc. of Boston, a maker of combination drug delivery devices and therapeutic products, has bumped up its initial $15 million Series B fundraise to $19 million, the company reported.
When disaster strikes from harsh weather environments, power surges, or rolling blackouts, mission critical computing systems and manufacturing processes are at the highest risk of going down.