C&K Components (Newton, MA) has designed a cost-effective, low-profile tactile switch for a wide range of price-sensitive applications, including smart meters, smoke/fire detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.
Now that B&R's (Roswell, GA) SafeLOGIC safety controller is available for Profinet networks, Smart Safe Reaction technology can be quickly and easily integrated into Profinet automation applications.
PPT Vision (Minneapolis, MN) has announced the expansion of its M-Series vision processor line with the addition of the MX80.
Arcolectric (Thousand Palms, CA) has announced a unique new range of antimicrobial switches launched as part of an exclusive partnership with BioCote Ltd.
Zahn Electronics (Franksville, WI) has introduced a less expensive step-up converter, the DCDC63125F-SU-ADJ.
The U.S. government is hoping that Monday's bankruptcy filing by Ally Financial Inc.'s troubled mortgage business will help the company repay its government bailout faster.Residential Capital LLC, or ResCap, filed for bankruptcy protection in New York, unable to make payments on debt taken out...
Warner Instruments ( Hamden , CT ) has introduced the Sensapex, a new 3D Piezo Movement Micromanipulator.
Fixtureworks (Fraser, MI) now offers an expanded lineup of Kipp Spring Plungers to its offering of workholding and fixturing technologies.
A $670 million overhaul at Edison International's San Onofre nuclear plant in California was expressly intended to avoid the types of ailments that have sidelined its twin reactors.
Imagine charging your phone as you walk, thanks to a paper-thin generator embedded in the sole of your shoe. This futuristic scenario is now a little closer to reality. Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a way to generate power using harmless viruses that convert mechanical energy into electricity.
Research from North Carolina State University will allow the development of energy-efficient LED devices that use ultraviolet (UV) light to kill pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. The technology has a wide array of applications ranging from drinking-water treatment to sterilizing surgical tools.
Yahoo still has credibility issues, even after casting aside CEO Scott Thompson because his official biography included a college degree that he never received.
The head of General Motor's Opel unit has laid out a plan to fix the money-losing European subsidiary.Adam Opel AG CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke told employees Monday the company will push for new export markets in Australia, North Africa, South American and the Middle East and build up its...
A fleet of 100 floating robots took a trip down the Sacramento River on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 in a field test organized by engineers at the University of California, Berkeley.
The smartphone-equipped floating robots demonstrated the next generation of water monitoring technology, promising to transform the way government agencies monitor one of the state's most precious resources.