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Constant Current DC/DC LED Drivers

February 6, 2013 11:01 am | by PD&D Staff | Micropower Direct | Product Releases | Comments

MicroPower Direct (Stoughton, MA) has announced the LD48 series, a family of miniature, DC/DC LED drivers. Specifically designed to power/control high brightness LEDs, the series is an ideal solution for use with HBLEDs...

Modeling Approach Transforms Imaging Technologies

February 6, 2013 9:55 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

Researchers are improving the performance of technologies ranging from medical CT scanners to digital cameras using a system of models to extract specific information from huge collections of data and then reconstructing...


Photos of the Day: The G-Class Huntress

February 6, 2013 9:50 am | by Cigarette Racing | News | Comments

On Thursday, February 14 at the Miami International Boat Show, the world will be introduced to the third collaboration between the Cigarette Racing Team and Mercedes-AMG in the form of the 42' Huntress Inspired by the G...


Brakes Key Issue in Deadly Bus Crash

February 6, 2013 9:33 am | by MICHAEL R. BLOOD and TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press | News | Comments

Investigators zeroed in on brakes as a possible cause of last weekend's deadly tour bus crash that killed seven people, including a 13-year-old boy from San Diego and his mother and grandmother.


Embarrassed Mayor Defends New Orleans after Super Bowl Outage

February 6, 2013 9:26 am | by KEVIN McGILL and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press | News | Comments

New Orleans' mayor defended his city days after a power outage plunged the Super Bowl into 34 minutes of darkness, while authorities still baffled by the cause announced they were bringing in a consultant to help...


Obama Appoints Former Engineer for Interior

February 6, 2013 9:23 am | by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent | News | Comments

President Barack Obama on Wednesday will nominate business executive and former engineer Sally Jewell to lead the Interior Department, an administration official said. Jewell is the president and chief executive officer...


Year of the Snake Promises Calmer HK Market

February 6, 2013 5:31 am | by KELVIN CHAN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

As the Year of the Snake slithers into sight, investors should take comfort that the reptile's traditionally negative effect on stock markets probably won't be so big this year, according to the astrological predictions...

Flint Plant Making GM Instrument Units Closing

February 5, 2013 8:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Delphi Automotive says a plant in Flint with about 327 employees that makes instrument systems for General Motors Co. trucks and vans will close. The United Auto Workers union says production is moving to Mexico. Delphi...


Aussie Court Clears Google in Deceptive Ad Case

February 5, 2013 8:24 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Australia's highest court has thrown out a ruling against Google Inc. that had found the Internet giant guilty of breaching trade law by hosting deceptive advertisements. The High Court's decision on Wednesday overturned...


EPA: Decline in Carbon Pollution from Power Plants

February 5, 2013 6:29 pm | by MATTHEW DALY - Associated Press | News | Comments

Heat-trapping gases from U.S. power plants fell 4.6 percent in 2011 from the previous year as plants burned less coal, the biggest source of greenhouse gas pollution, according to a new government report. The report,...


Dell's Founder Strikes Deal to Turn It Around

February 5, 2013 5:40 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

It's easy to forget now, but Michael Dell was the Mark Zuckerberg of his day. Hailed as a young genius, he created the inexpensive, made-to-order personal computer in his dorm room and sold it straight to the public. In...


Scalable AKD Servo Drive-Based Solutions

February 5, 2013 5:28 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Kollmorgen is introducing a complete suite of high-performance and scalable motion solutions that enable OEMs to simplify the design, reduce the size, and improve the performance of virtually any machine. Scalable...

InduSoft Releases SCADA Visualization App for Windows 8

February 5, 2013 4:17 pm | by InduSoft | News | Comments

InduSoft released the InduSoft Visualization App for Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft’s highly-anticipated new version of its Windows operating system. The app is now available at The Windows Store.


New EPA Rules On Cadmium Exposure Raise Liability Risk

February 5, 2013 3:28 pm | by Michael Gruver, Lawyer, Kaye Scholer and Glenn Pogust, Partner, Kaye Scholer | Articles | Comments

Cadmium is a chemical element with many possible industrial applications and one huge challenge: cadmium is highly toxic. Recently, the health risks associated with cadmium exposure has led to increased public attention...


Solve Problems with Definitions

February 5, 2013 3:23 pm | by Alan Nicol, Executive Member, AlanNicolSolutions | Blogs | Comments

Simply providing a clearer expectation of what “good enough” looks like can solve many problems we encounter.  Sometimes we create problems simply because we haven’t provided a clear expectation of roles and...



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