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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 ... 

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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 ...    

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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 ...

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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 ... 

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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 ...

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Redesigning Aluminum Parts to Meet EPA Standards

November 24, 2014 9:20 am | by Jack Shedd, VP Sales/Marketing, Hoffer Plastics | Articles | Comments

Hoffer Plastics is known for its engineering expertise when it comes to providing innovative solutions to its customers' most challenging manufacturing issues. As a custom injection molder with extensive capabilities in plastics processing ...

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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 ...

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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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Microchip Announces New Family of SuperFlash Memory Devices

November 21, 2014 4:51 pm | by PD&D Staff | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology has announced a new family of 1.8 V Serial Quad I/O (SQI) SuperFlash Memory devices – SST26WF016B. This device offers 16-Mbit of memory and is manufactured with Microchip’s high-performance SuperFlash ...

Icon Labs Announces the Internet of Secure Things Initiative

November 21, 2014 4:13 pm | by Icon Laboratories | News | Comments

Icon Labs, a provider of embedded networking and security technology, today announced its Internet of Secure Things Initiative. The Internet of Things has become a ubiquitous term to describe the tens of billions of devices that ...  

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Owner of Boeing Contractor Sentenced for Fraud

November 21, 2014 4:02 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The owner of a Washington state manufacturing company has been sentenced to one year and three months in prison for a bribery and kickback scheme involving military aircraft parts sold to The Boeing Company ...      

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Mouser & TTI Offer Comprehensive Service

November 21, 2014 3:21 pm | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics, the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, and TTI, one of the world’s leading specialist distributors of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components ...

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Mouser to Distribute Products by Advantech

November 21, 2014 2:55 pm | by Mouser Electronics | News | Comments

Mouser Electronics, the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announced it has entered into a distribution agreement for Europe and the Americas with Advantech, an innovator in ...   

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Digi International & Mouser Reach Agreement for Global Distribution

November 21, 2014 2:49 pm | by Digi International | News | Comments

Digi International, the M2M solutions expert, and Mouser Electronics, an award-winning authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor, have announced they have entered into a global distribution agreement ...    

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