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System Offers a New Level of Realism in Testing and Evaluation of Advanced Radar and EW Systems

June 2, 2011 4:48 am | Agilent Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies announced a range of cutting-edge capabilities that enable economical testing and evaluation of advanced radar and electronic-warfare (EW) systems.

Return to Zero - Breakfast is Served

June 1, 2011 10:57 am | Articles | Comments

Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.

GPS Module also Supports GLONASS Navigation

June 1, 2011 5:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

The GPS system developer u-blox released an enhanced LEA-6H GPS module that also supports Russian GLONASS navigation.

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Sofradir’s infrared detectors selected for the Sentinel-5-Precursor satellite mission

May 31, 2011 6:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sofradir announced today that it has been awarded the contract to provide shortwave infrared (SWIR) arrays for the TROPOMI/S5 - (Sentinel 5 Precursor) mission, as part of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) space initiative.

Sofradir's IR Detectors Selected for the Sentinel-5-Precursor Satellite Mission

May 31, 2011 4:31 am | News | Comments

Sofradir announced today that it has been awarded the contract to provide shortwave infrared (SWIR) arrays for the TROPOMI/S5 - (Sentinel 5 Precursor) mission, as part of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) space initiative.

Next-Generation Building Blocks Tout Radar Subsystem Improvements

May 27, 2011 6:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Mercury Computer Systems announced improved radar subsystem performance through a general purpose Graphics Processing Unit (GPGPU) product based on the NVIDIA “Fermi” architecture, and a 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GE) standards-based real time sensor interface module. These products enable

Display Series Adds High Brightness Enhancement Technology

May 25, 2011 6:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dontech introduced Day Vu high brightness display enhancement technology, a new development in its Enhanced Display Services (EDS). The Day Vu Display Series is a fully customizable product line that includes

Welcome home, Paolo!

May 24, 2011 10:15 am | News | Comments

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli landed back on Earth this morning to conclude his 159-day mission to the International Space Station. Paolo had been serving as the flight engineer for Expeditions 26 and 27 since December.

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Optical Bonding Process for LCD Enhancement Performs In Extreme Environments

May 24, 2011 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dontech, Inc. has developed IMO-bond, a proprietary process of applying rigid optical filters (e.g., contrast enhancing, EMI/RFI shielding, or Therma Klear transparent heaters) to electronic displays via a refractive index matched optical (IMO) bonding process. IMO-bond includes

High-voltage COTS Filters Perform over an Extended Temperature Range

May 18, 2011 2:17 pm | Product Releases | Comments

LCR Electronics now offers a line of single phase 300 VAC 50/60Hz COTS filters ideal for high reliability applications as found in the lighting, military and medical industries.

SFF-SIG Unveils RS-DIMM Rugged Memory Specification

May 18, 2011 5:44 am | News | Comments

The Small Form Factor Special Interest Group (SFF-SIG), a collaboration of leading suppliers of embedded component, board and system technologies, announced the public availability of the new RS-DIMM Rugged Memory Specification.

SeaPAC R9 8.4-inch Touchscreen Computer Delivers RISC Performance with Extended Temperature Range

May 16, 2011 7:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

The SeaPAC R9-8.4 combines a powerful RISC-based embedded computer with a bright 8.4” TFT LCD to create a wide-temperature, ruggedized, flat panel computer perfect for a variety of HMI and control applications.

ESA hands over keys to Soyuz launch site

May 11, 2011 10:55 am | News | Comments

The official ceremony marking ESA’s handover of the Soyuz launch site to Arianespace took place today at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, after the site was declared ready for the first flight and the completion of a simulated launch campaign.

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Raging storms sweep away galactic gas

May 11, 2011 10:49 am | News | Comments

ESA’s Herschel infrared space observatory has detected raging winds of molecular gas streaming away from galaxies. Suspected for years, these outflows may have the power to strip galaxies of gas and halt star formation in its tracks.

Europe’s first EGNOS airport to guide down giant Beluga aircraft

May 11, 2011 10:45 am | News | Comments

Pau Pyrénées in southern France has become Europe’s first airport to use the new EGNOS Safety-of-Life Service, to guide aircraft in for landing using only this highly accurate space navigation signal. Clermont-Ferrand Airport in central France is also set to start using EGNOS...

CryoSat Greenland camp receives royal guest

May 11, 2011 10:25 am | News | Comments

ESA's CryoSat team working on the Greenland ice sheet has been honoured with a visit from a Dutch delegation including HRH Prince of Orange. The visit is part of a tour to learn more about climate change in polar regions and consequences for the environment.

EPIC SBC Includes 1.66 GHZ Atom CPU, Supports Industrial Apps

May 9, 2011 8:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

WinSystems announced their EPX-C380, an EPIC-compatible, Intel 1.66 GHz ATOM-based single board computer (SBC). The device uses either the Intel ATOM single core N450 or dual core D510 processor combined with

Tool Suite Provides Requirements to Object-Code Traceability

May 9, 2011 8:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

LDRA has developed requirements-to-object–code traceability for its tool suite. In the safety-critical domain, devices required to meet the most critical levels of certification must verify software traceability from requirements through

SP3T Switches Handle High Power

May 5, 2011 6:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Aeroflex MSW3200-320 and MSW3201-320 SP3Ts cover frequencies of 10 MHz to 1500 MHz and 200 MHz to 4500MHz respectively. Both switches handle up to

May 2011: Military & Aerospace

May 1, 2011 1:48 pm | Digital Editions | Comments

This issue of ECN focuses on the military & aerospace sector, including floating-point FPGAs, OpenVPX, managed switch technology, and power quality. Jon Titus presents another installment in his popular “Kits for Kids” column, while the Brainstorm collaborative Q&A section discusses trends in wireless electronics and how they relate to test & measurement.

Andromeda’s coat of many colours

April 27, 2011 7:16 am | News | Comments

ESA’s fleet of space telescopes has captured the nearby Andromeda Galaxy, also known as M31, in different wavelengths. Most of these wavelengths are invisible to the eye and each shows a different aspect of the galaxy’s nature.

Star Projects - Self-adjusting bed

April 27, 2011 7:14 am | News | Comments

The project proposes to design a specialty bed with a positioning functionality that allows patients with limited mobility to change their position in bed without need of assistance from hospital personnel.

NASA Invites 150 Lucky Twitter Followers To Endeavour Launch

April 26, 2011 9:36 am | News | Comments

NASA invited 150 lucky people to a behind-the-scenes perspective from the press site at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour on Friday, April 29. The launch is scheduled for 3:47 p.m. EDT.

Power System Targets Deployment and Operations Equipment

April 26, 2011 7:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

The MIL-VicH Series is a series of ruggedized military compliant DC to DC and DC to AC systems built for deployment and operations equipment. This series is available to all military, homeland security and government contractors.

Surface mount inductors exceed the requirements of most mil-aero applications

April 26, 2011 6:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

New Coilcraft CPS military-grade power inductors take a low profile with the new ML563PKA Series. These robust ferrite-core surface mount inductors are constructed of high-temperature materials, to exceed the requirements of most military and aerospace applications...

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