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Slotless DC Motor Touts Efficiency and Smooth, Quiet Motion

August 29, 2011 12:28 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Pittman family of slotless brushless DC servo motors are used to power a wide range of applications for the medical/biotech, semiconductor processing, business and computer equipment, and automation industries. The motor’s

SMD Resistor Handles Up To 12 Watts

August 29, 2011 10:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

The HPC12 from Stackpole is a high power handling SMD resistive device. It is rated for 5 W of power in free air, but can handle 12 W continuously with 400 lfm air movement on standard recommended solder pads with

Free Radicals Crucial To Suppressing Appetite

August 28, 2011 9:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Obesity is growing at alarming rates worldwide, and the biggest culprit is overeating. In a study of brain circuits that control hunger and satiety, Yale School of Medicine researchers have found that molecular mechanisms controlling free radicals-molecules tied to aging and tissue...


NanoMarkets: Radiation Detection Materials Industry Sees $2.7 billion Opportunity in 2016

August 26, 2011 9:08 am | News | Comments

Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has just released a new report on the radiation detection materials market. The report quantifies the market for scintillation, thin-film, and semiconductor detection materials used for domestic security, military, medical imaging, nuclear power, science and geophysical applications. Also included is an in-depth assessment of

ShoulderFlex Massager by King International: Safety Communication - Risk of Strangulation

August 26, 2011 8:21 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Hair, clothing, and jewelry can become entangled in the massage device and cause serious injury or death.

H & #38; P Industries Povidone Iodine Swabsticks, Prep Solutions, Scrub Solutions, and Prep Gel: Recall - Inadequate Microbial Testing

August 26, 2011 8:21 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

High risk of infection from antiseptic surgical preparations that have been prepared, packaged, or held under insanitary conditions.

Personal Communication Still Key to Customer Service in Today’s Marketplace

August 26, 2011 6:26 am | by By: Jim Greig, Sales and Marketing Manager Electronic Materials | Blogs | Comments

In today’s tough economic times, there is a lot of discussion about how to communicate in a more cost-effective and efficient manner.

Ultralow-power readout architecture for MEMS/NEMS sensors(2)

August 26, 2011 5:32 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Imec and Holst Centre report an ultralow-power readout ASIC for capacitive MEMS/NEMS-based sensors.


LDRA Celebrates Success of India Office, Announces Seminar Tour

August 26, 2011 5:12 am | Blogs | Comments

Opening new offices in other countries always presents interesting challenges.

RF Connectors on show at European Microwave Week

August 26, 2011 2:20 am | by ECN Europe | Blogs | Comments

Intelliconnect will be showing off their UK-manufactured 50? Coaxial and Triaxial RF connectors at European Microwave Week, 11-14 October in Manchester, UK. Intelliconnect can be found at stand number 618. Offering a very wide range of standard connectors, including N,C,TNC, …

Digital differential pressure sensors with very low measurement ranges

August 25, 2011 8:26 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Sensirion has recently launched two new versions of its differential pressure sensors with-in the SDP600 series.

STMicroelectronics delivers the ultimate in motion-sensing realism with new digital gyroscope

August 25, 2011 8:26 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Superior sensor resolution couples with audio and mechanical noise immunity.

NovAtel announces new inertial measurement units

August 25, 2011 8:25 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

NovAtel recently added four Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs) to its SPAN line of GNSS/INS products: the HG1900 and HG1930 IMUs from Honeywell International Inc. and the LandMark 20 and LandMark 40 IMUs from Gladiator Technologies Inc.


Shire HGT wins FDA OK for HAE drug

August 25, 2011 6:31 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Shire Human Genetic Therapies Inc. has won approval for Firazyr, a drug to treat a rare condition called hereditary angioedema (HAE), according to a release from the FDA.

Yale Researchers Use Genetic Code To Engineer a Living Protein

August 25, 2011 9:23 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Yale University researchers have successfully re-engineered the protein-making machinery in bacteria, a technical tour de force that promises to revolutionize the study and treatment of a variety of diseases.

3-CMOS Line Scan Camera Family Expanded

August 25, 2011 7:30 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

JAI announces the release of the LT-200CL, a new industrial grade color line scan camera based on JAI’s advanced prism technology. Featuring a light beam splitter prism...

Oscilloscopes Provide Low Front-End Noise, Deliver High Signal Fidelity

August 25, 2011 7:30 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Designated the R&S RTO Series, the digital scope utilizes a single core A/D converter to ensure an accurate representation of signals when debugging biomedical sensors and equipment.

DACs Provide Highest Precision, Lowest Power Consumption

August 25, 2011 7:30 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced a family of dual 16-, 14- and 12-bit digital-to-analog converters (DACs) that provides the industry’s highest precision and lowest power consumption.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor introduces first generation IGBT technology platform

August 25, 2011 5:33 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited ("AOS"), a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors, introduces a new line of Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs) to meet the growing need for energy efficient switching devices for motor control and...

Nemotek Technologie debuts new WLOptic product line with thinner VGA camera

August 25, 2011 5:33 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Offering high quality features in a very small form factor, the new Exiguus leads next-generation of wafer-level cameras.

High power caps available with high-frequency performance

August 25, 2011 2:20 am | by ECN Europe | Blogs | Comments

AVX has expanded its HQ Series MLC surface mount RF power capacitors to include P90 dielectric versions for high power high frequency applications. The HQ Series MLC with the P90 dielectric material features an ultra-low equivalent series resistance (ESR) and …

In Jobs' second act with Apple, a dramatic revival

August 24, 2011 10:05 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Steve Jobs' resignation as Apple Inc.'s CEO on Wednesday was freighted with sentimental significance, the curtain call on a dramatic 14-year performance in which he rescued one of the world's most beloved brands from the brink of technological irrelevance.As second chances go, Jobs' stewardship...

Without Jobs, Apple must show it can still deliver

August 24, 2011 9:05 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writers - Associated Press | News | Comments

With Steve Jobs bowing out as CEO, Apple Inc. must persuade investors and consumers that it doesn't need the force behind the iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad in charge to keep the technology hits coming.Tim Cook, his hand-picked successor, has handled the top job repeatedly in the absence of the...

Apple fans: Company is more than Steve Jobs

August 24, 2011 8:05 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Business Writers - Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple fans and would-be customers seemed to agree that while Steve Jobs' charisma and innovative genius is one-of-a-kind, the company he built will survive without him.On Wednesday night, after he resigned as CEO of the iconic gadget maker, Jobs was not the topic of conversation among shoppers,...

A chronology of Steve Jobs at Apple

August 24, 2011 6:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Some key dates from the life and work of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., who resigned Wednesday as CEO.1955: Stephen Paul Jobs is born on Feb. 24.1972: Jobs enrolls in Reed College in Portland, Ore. but drops out after a semester.1974: Jobs works for video game maker Atari and attends...

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