Phoenix Contact (Middletown, PA) has added a new battery to the QUINT UPS-IQ line. The valve regulated lead-acid (VRLA) battery can operate under extreme temperature shifts. This new feature allows the battery to operate effectively in much harsher climates, without the concerns of frequent replacement and maintenance.
The TH-21 Series thermistor probes from Omega (Stamford, CT) are constructed with the 55000 Series glass encapsulated thermistor elements which provide excellent stability and accuracy. These thermistor sensors can be used in applications previously out of reach of epoxy coated thermistor sensors.
SCHURTER (Santa Rosa, CA) has developed a new IEC C20 appliance inlet for efficient printed circuit board mounting. The GSP4 appliance inlet can be easily sandwiched between split enclosures and tested before it is installed in the equipment. Stabilizing posts provide quick snap-in assembly to the PCB.
The Kohler Co. has been ordered to pay $9.6 million to a marine engine and generator manufacturer in Massachusetts for infringing on two of its patents. A jury in U.S. District Court in Boston found Kohler willfully infringed on patents owned by the Westerbeke Corp. which cover components that reduce exhaust emissions in its generators.
A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a wireless controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved — and disable it remotely. The technology, but not an actual gun, was slated to be demonstrated Tuesday at a wireless technology conference in Las Vegas and was shown to The Associated Press in advance.
AutomationDirect’s product offering now includes the Konnect-It line of terminal blocks and accessories. The product line features Konnect-It single-level terminal blocks, double-level terminal blocks, triple-level terminal blocks, miniature terminal blocks, and fuse holder and disconnect terminal blocks.
Power Sources Unlimited (Wrentham, MA) has introduced the DC-UPS system. The power product portfolio includes 6 unique series of DIN-Rail, Wall or 1U rack-mount uninterruptible power supplies. These modular lines of DC-UPS systems provide a high-reliability power source even under unstable AC power conditions.
When Knome needed a turnkey hardware platform for its knoSOFT genome interpretation application and kGAP informatics engine, it turned to Seattle-based solutions provider Silicon Mechanics. The result was the knoSYS100, which is a combination of Knome’s software and a hardware platform configured by Silicon Mechanics.
North Star Imaging has unveiled its latest versions of Computed Tomography and Digital Radiography software – efX-CT 1.6 and efX-DR 1.0. These releases feature many new capabilities that are industry firsts and not available anywhere else in the marketplace. The new software releases focus heavily on speed, automation, and image quality.
The Coilcraft CPS Short Form Catalog is a comprehensive reference to the company’s four lines of RF and power magnetics for critical applications. This 24-page catalog presents detailed specifications on magnetic components for a wide range of applications, including signal generation and processing, RF, power, impedance matching, LED drivers, timing and much more.
TTI, Inc. Vice President Total Quality, Kevin Sink, is slated to speak at the SMTA/CALCE Electronic Parts and Supply Chain Counterfeit Symposium June 25-27, 2013, in College Park, Maryland on the University of Maryland campus.
Mirjana Filipovic is still haunted by the land mine blast that killed her boyfriend and blew off her left leg while on a fishing trip nearly a decade ago. It happened in a field that was supposedly de-mined. Now, unlikely heroes may be coming to the rescue to prevent similar tragedies: sugar-craving honeybees.
Bees gather at the entrance of a hive during a scientific experiment at the Faculty of Agriculture at Zagreb University. Croatian researches, working on a unique method to find unexploded mines that are littering their country and the rest of the Balkans, are confident they can use bees for detecting land mines.
The space agency said Monday that Curiosity has bored a hole in a second rock and will transfer a pinch of powder to its onboard laboratories later this week for analysis. Sunday's drill was the first major activity by Curiosity since it emerged from a monthlong hiatus.
Pulsars have a number of unusual qualities. Like zombies, they shine even though they’re technically dead, and they rotate rapidly, emitting powerful and regular beams of radiation that are seen as flashes of light, blinking on and off at intervals from seconds to milliseconds.