A survey of doctors on both sides of the border finds physicians in Ontario, Canada, spend almost $60,000 less per year on interacting with insurers.
Georgia Tech researchers have developed a glove with a special fingertip designed to improve the wearer's sense of touch. Applying a small vibration to the side of the fingertip improves tactile sensitivity and motor performance, according to their research results.
DILAS Industrial Laser Systems today introduced a new diode laser system based on a diode laser module with an optical output power of 30W CW and increased beam quality.
Nook Industries, a leading linear motion control systems and components manufacturer, has recently introduced its patent-pending Nook Sensor System (NSS).
Agilent Technologies and University of California, Davis, Announce New Millimeter and Sub-Millimeter Wave Research CenterAugust 4, 2011 7:59 am | News | Comments
Agilent Technologies Inc. and the University of California, Davis, announced they will establish the Davis Millimeter Wave Research Center. The DMRC will focus on advancing technology in millimeter wave and THz systems for radar, imaging systems, sensors, communications and integrated passive devices found in electromagnetic metamaterials and antennae. The DMRC is vertically integrated, with research involving
TDK-Lambda Americas has announced the extension of its warranty for their digitally-controlled 300-400W EFE series power supplies from 3 to 5 years. “This warranty extension is based on the product’s conservative design and excellent field reliability data since its introduction in 2008.
DILAS Industrial Laser Systems today introduced a new diode laser system based on a diode laser module with an optical output power of 30W CW and increased beam quality. This module is integrated into the well-established COMPACT platform...
A proof-of-concept LED lamp produces 1330 lm while consuming 8.7W, and has a unique appearance.
Flexible, transparent electronics are closer to reality with the creation of graphene-based electrodes at Rice University.
Designing equipment for medical applications is a well-understood discipline. Or is it? There is one area – concerning voltage dips and power interrupts – that warrants particularly close attention.
Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has inked a distribution agreement with SECO, a manufacturer of computer-on-modules (COM), carrier boards, single-board computers and peripheral boards. This distribution agreement encompasses the Americas region.
I felt intimidated yet confident as I entered the Javits Center in New York. Hundreds of men and women in business attire strolled by as if I didn’t exist. But as I listened to snippets of conversation about the latest electronic and medical technologies, I realized I was exactly where I wanted to be.
Reports of breakage and/or separation of the stylet.
Britain said Wednesday it will introduce a digital exchange where licenses for copyright works may be bought and sold, as part of a revamp of its 300-year-old copyright laws.
The 80 watt GRN series power supplies from IPD are the first in a family of products that provide high efficiency over the complete load curve. Providing one to four outputs for industrial and medical applications, the GRN-80 series delivers up to 89% efficiency at full load...
In June I mentioned a promising new sensor technology that can be used for non-invasive measurement of muscle movements with potential applications in patent monitoring (ECG, EMG, to name a few). The technology comes from
RIO Device Platform Expands with Intel Core i7 Processor-based System and Small, Single-board DevicesAugust 2, 2011 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments
National Instruments expanded its NI reconfigurable I/O (RIO) platform with the addition of the highest performance and first multicore NI CompactRIO systems and smallest NI Single-Board RIO devices. The new NI cRIO-908x systems feature
An Atlanta-based company is taking advantage of the basic laws of physics -- and a Georgia Tech innovation -- to provide protection for financial transactions that use the "digital wallet" technology now under development.
ESI, Inc. of Portland, Oregon USA, unveiled its most advanced LED wafer scribing system, the AccuScribe 2600.
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) has expanded its portfolio with a new device that...
An interdisciplinary team of Ithaca and Weill Cornell researchers have created an artificial implant to replace intervertebral discs in the spinal column.
National Instruments unveiled NI LabVIEW 2011, the 25th-anniversary version of its system design software. The software is positioned to accelerate the productivity of engineers and scientists who develop and deploy measurement and control systems to
Aerotech’s APR series rotary stages employ precision-machined and ground stage parts coupled with high-precision angular contact bearings and an Aerotech direct-drive motor to produce exceptionally low error motions...
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed the technology needed to manufacture a tantalum polymer capacitor with a voltage rating of 125V...
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. introduced 128-Mbit, 64-Mbit and 32-Mbit MoBL (More Battery Life) Asynchronous SRAMs with 32-bit bus widths. The SRAMs cater to applications in telecommunications, computers, peripherals, and consumer, medical and military domains to