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HELUKABEL Introduces Flexible, Aluminum Power Cable

July 11, 2012 11:10 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Aluminum power cable technology for wind turbines took a giant leap forward with the introduction of HELUKABEL’s HELUWIND WK POWERLINE ALU.

Wis. court: Regulators properly approved wind farm

July 11, 2012 10:50 am | by TODD RICHMOND - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Wisconsin regulators properly approved a Madison-based utility's plan to build a wind farm in southern Minnesota, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a decision that dramatically lightens the regulatory burden for utilities' out-of-state projects.The Citizens Utility Board and the...

Small Supply Delivers Large Power

July 11, 2012 10:39 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ETA-USA has introduced the new ESS Family of power supplies with UL 60950, UL 508 listings and a full 5-year warrantee.


New and Innovative EPC Gen2 BAP RFID Sensor Solutions

July 11, 2012 10:32 am | by Blue Spark | News | Comments

Blue Spark Technologies  has announced it has formed a strategic technology partnership with Swiss RFID chip producer, IDS Microchip , to jointly promote new battery-assisted passive BAP RFID sensor solutions for use in a host of industries and applications.

Developing an Intelligent Packaging Platform

July 11, 2012 10:25 am | by Thin Film Electronics | News | Comments

Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") and Bemis Company (“Bemis”) have announced an agreement to develop a flexible sensing platform for the packaging market.

Digital Humidity-Temperature Sensors

July 11, 2012 10:18 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The Hygrochip series digital humidity sensors from Innovative Sensor Technology (Wattwil, Switzerland) combine the advantages of a precise capacitive humidity sensor element with the high integration density and functionality of an ASIC.

The Power of Dumb Questions

July 11, 2012 10:16 am | by Alan Nicol, Executive Member, AlanNicolSolutions | Blogs | Comments

I was listening to a friend and colleague today as she described the course of a “CI event” (continuous improvement meeting) she was asked to attend. Her short tale struck me as fairly common and ordinary, but she made a very profound observation. I’ll tell the short version.

Freescale Concept Car

July 11, 2012 10:00 am | by Freescale | Videos | Comments

The Freescale concept car demonstrates solutions for automotive systems in powertrain, infotainment, cluster, safety, and body applications.  


Report: Little damage from Chevron's Brazil spill

July 11, 2012 9:50 am | by STAN LEHMAN - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal police spokesman confirms that investigators have found that offshore oil spill near a Chevron well last year caused no significant environmental damage.The spokesman is giving no other details about the conclusion, which was reported earlier Wednesday by two leading Brazilian...

Healthcare Review: Hemispherx BioPharma, Orexigen Therapeutics & Obagi Medical Products Jump

July 11, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. Stocks are experiencing another cut on Wednesday despite the fact that Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced about $80 billion worth of spending cuts and sales tax hikes to save his country from ongoing financial crisis. Below is a look at some of the mid day headlines for companies...


Kansas fills Medicaid inspector general post

July 11, 2012 9:50 am | by JOHN MILBURN - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

A former Sedgwick County elections official and Wichita city council member has been hired to fill a vacancy as inspector general for Kansas Medicaid programs.Bill Gale started work Monday as inspector general within the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Division of Health Care...

FAA proposes $987,500 penalty for Delta

July 11, 2012 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration wants to levy penalties of $987,500 against Delta Air Lines Inc. for allegedly flying one plane that had a chip in its nose cone, and another plane that had a broken light socket in the cockpit.The FAA said one of its inspectors noticed a chip in the nose...

Ferroelectricity on the Nanoscale

July 11, 2012 9:47 am | by Berkeley Lab | News | Comments

Promising news for those who relish the prospects of a one-inch chip storing multiple terabytes of data, some clarity has been brought to the here-to-fore confusing physics of ferroelectric nanomaterials.

Toward Achieving 1 Million Times Increase in Computing Efficiency

July 11, 2012 9:42 am | by Northwestern University | News | Comments

Modern-day computers are based on logic circuits using semiconductor transistors. To increase computing power, smaller transistors are required.

UK Nanodevice Builds Electricity from Tiny Pieces

July 11, 2012 9:38 am | by National Physical Laboratory | News | Comments

A team of researchers at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and University of Cambridge has made a significant advance in using nano-devices to create accurate electrical currents.


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