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Ultra-High Density Magnetic Storage for Next-Gen Computers

November 24, 2014 10:25 am | by Emil Venere, Purdue University | News | Comments

Researchers at Nano-Meta Technologies (NMTI) in the Purdue Research Park have shown how to overcome key limitations of a material that could enable the magnetic storage industry to achieve data-recording densities far beyond today's ...  


IDEC Releases HMI+PLC with Extensive Analog Capability

November 24, 2014 10:23 am | by PD&D Staff | Idec Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

IDEC has announced a new model in its FT1A Touch micro programmable controller series of combo HMI+PLC units, the FT1A Touch 14 I/O. New features make the FT1A Touch 14 I/O suitable for advanced ...

OMEGA Introduces Digital Pressure Gauge DPG409S

November 24, 2014 10:17 am | by PD&D Staff | Omega Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

OMEGA’s new DPG409S Sanitary/Clean-In-Place (CIP) digital pressure gauges incorporate a rugged 316 SS enclosure designed for washdown and marine applications with a precision 0.08% accuracy pressure transducer with ...


New, IP68 Weather Resistant Circular Power Connector from Hirose

November 24, 2014 10:12 am | by PD&D Staff | Hirose Electric | Product Releases | Comments

Hirose has released the HR41A Series. The HR41A Series is a small, light plastic power connector that is IP68 rated with advanced lightning surge protection (15 kV), and is well-suited to power applications in ...

Kohler Introduces Odor-Eating Toilet Seat

November 24, 2014 10:05 am | by M.L. Johnson, Associated Press | News | Comments

Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can. Kohler has introduced a deodorizing toilet seat that it says eliminates embarrassing bathroom odors and the need for candles and sprays to cover them up. A fan hidden in the ...    


End to End 5G for Super, Superfast Mobile

November 24, 2014 10:04 am | by Inderscience Publishers | News | Comments

A collaboration between NEC Electronics, Samsung, and several academic centers in China and Iran, is investigating how software-defined cellular networking might be used to give smart phone users the next generation of super-superfast ...  


New Terahertz Device Could Strengthen Security

November 24, 2014 9:54 am | by Amanda Morris, Northwestern University | News | Comments

We are all familiar with the hassles that accompany air travel. We shuffle through long lines, remove our shoes, and carry liquids in regulation-sized tubes. And even after all the effort, we still wonder if these procedures are making us ...


Hackers Dissect Cars, Automakers React

November 24, 2014 9:53 am | by Justin Pritchard, Associated Press | News | Comments

Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed that — given time — they would be able to pop the trunk and start the windshield wipers, cut the brakes or ... 


Theater Arts Research Offers Insight for Robot Builders

November 24, 2014 9:47 am | by University of Texas at Arlington | News | Comments

As an actress, producer, director and theatre arts lecturer at The University of Texas at Arlington, Julienne Greer knows the techniques that help draw people’s deepest emotions to the surface. Now, she’s building on her ...    


Marine with Robotic Leg Braces Gets Bronze Star

November 24, 2014 9:45 am | by Julie Watson, Associated Press | News | Comments

A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star. The crowd of 300 Marines ...


A Look at How FDA-Approved Robotic Leg Braces Work

November 24, 2014 9:42 am | by Julie Watson, Associated Press | News | Comments

Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, who was paralyzed by a sniper's bullet two years ago in southern Afghanistan, is walking again thanks to a set of robotic leg braces known as the ReWalk system. Herrera is the first in the United States to ... 


Sytronix SVP 7010 Provides High Dynamics & Control Accuracy

November 24, 2014 9:37 am | by PD&D Staff | Bosch Rexroth Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Rexroth has announced the new SVP 7010, which expands the Sytronix family of ready-to-install variable-speed pump drives. With a selection of hydraulic-specific functions, it is suited to a broad range of applications. Rexroth has integrated ...

New Mexico Spaceport Sets Sights on New Customers

November 24, 2014 9:30 am | by Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | News | Comments

The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship broke up over the California desert during a test ...


GE Unveils New Digital POL Module

November 24, 2014 9:01 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

GE’s Critical Power business has announced the availability of its new GDT080 GigaDLynx digital point-of-load (POL) module, providing board designers a unit capable of industry-leading output current levels in a reduced ...

United Technologies CEO Retires, Succeeded by CFO

November 24, 2014 7:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Louis Chenevert, the chief executive officer of aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies Corp., is retiring abruptly after six years and will be succeeded by the company's chief financial officer ...     



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