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Compact, Camera Flash LED Driver

September 10, 2014 10:13 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel has announced the MIC2873/MIC2874, a compact, camera flash LED driver that integrates a 1.2 A boost converter and LED driver circuit into a small 9 pin, 1.3 x 1.3 mm chip scale package. Operating from 2.7 V to 5.5 V and ...


Fairview Microwave Debuts Comprehensive Lines of IP67 RF Adapters

September 10, 2014 10:08 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Fairview Microwave has introduced a comprehensive line of IP67 RF adapters commonly employed in the DAS, cellular, aviation, and military industries due to their ingress protection from water and dust ...

FLIR Releases New OEM Thermal Imaging Core Muon

September 10, 2014 10:01 am | by PD&D Staff | Flir Systems, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

FLIR Systems has announced its latest thermal imaging core, Muon, which is designed specifically for volume OEMs capable of integrating uncooled FPAs into their own camera solutions ...


Infographic: Where Are All the Women in STEM?

September 10, 2014 9:57 am | by Kasey Panetta, Managing Editor and Eileen Whitmore, Art Director, ECN Magazine | News | Comments

When it comes to women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) the numbers just don’t add up. Even though the number of women majoring in STEM (and attending college) has increased in the past few ...     


D-Day, Design & Engineering: The Hidden Lessons & Why They Matter

September 10, 2014 9:46 am | by Chad Storlie, Author, Combat Leader to Corporate Leader & Battlefield to Business Success | Blogs | Comments

On the night of June 5th and the morning of June 6th, paratroopers and glider infantry followed by a sweeping amphibious assault began the invasion of Europe – a military feat that remains without equal in the rest of history ...   


ABB IRB 1200 Robot for Material Handling

September 10, 2014 9:46 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ABB Robotics has introduced the IRB 1200, a new family of small robots that features a compact footprint and a large work envelope, providing short cycle times to a range of material handling, machine tending and small parts assembly ...


Understanding Unexplainable Bonds

September 10, 2014 9:41 am | by Kevin Balben, Product Specialist, DELO Industrial Adhesives LLC | Articles | Comments

Almost all products that define our modern lives are bonded in some way, whether it’s a smartphone, a car, or an airplane. These examples demonstrate the versatility of adhesive technology. Yet, many bonding theories have not ...   


Review: Apple Watch Looks to Be Another Winner

September 10, 2014 9:34 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive. I like that it will come in two sizes, so the watch won't feel giant on smaller hands, as some competing watches do. I also like that Apple will offer a ...  


High-Tech Survey Exposes Hidden Stonehenge

September 10, 2014 9:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A high-tech survey reveals that there is more to Stonehenge than meets the eye, finding previously unknown monuments. Researchers have produced digital maps of what's beneath the World Heritage Site, using ...      


Honda Introduces Self-Driving Car

September 10, 2014 9:22 am | by Dee-ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Honda shared its vision of the hands-free highway commute Tuesday, a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver's hands are off the wheel. While the car is just a prototype, Honda says the technology could start appearing on ...


New Analog Interface for POSITAL's Explosion-Proof Rotary Sensors

September 9, 2014 5:07 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

POSITAL has added an optional analog electronic interface to its range of explosion-proof IXARC rotary encoders. These devices have been designed to comply with ATEX directives for Category 3 electrical products and are suitable for ...


New NASA Probe Will Study Earth's Forests in 3D

September 9, 2014 5:05 pm | by Elizabeth Zubritsky, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center | News | Comments

Called the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation lidar, the instrument will be the first to systematically probe the depths of the forests from space. The system is one of two instrument proposals recently selected for NASA’s ...  


Photo of the Day: Apple's New Tech

September 9, 2014 4:58 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones weren't the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday, a wearable device that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010 ...  


Apple Reveals Larger iPhones & Smartwatch

September 9, 2014 4:54 pm | by Michael Liedtke & Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writers | News | Comments

Apple is turning to the past as it lays out its future. The company is holding the event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts, the same venue where Jobs unveiled the industry-shifting Mac computer 25 years ago ...    


Solidworks 2015 Focuses on Design, Not Modeling

September 9, 2014 4:11 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | News | Comments

Solidworks, a 3D software development company founded in 1993 by Jon Hirschtick and bought by Dassault Systèmes in 1997, announced its 2015 portfolio of 3D design software applications yesterday. Solidworks currently has more than ...  



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