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Do You Know Where Your Culture Is?

November 26, 2014 10:11 am | by Alan Nicol | Blogs | Comments

A colleague asked me a question last week that made me think for a while before answering. "How do we find out if our initiative to drive a new culture is going well, or not at all?" It is an important question. I propose that the obvious answer ...


ABSOPULSE Electronics' Watertight Power Converters Offer Wide Input Ranges

November 26, 2014 10:04 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ABSOPULSE Electronics' HBC65-D3-IP66/67 Series offers a watertight, power supply solution with wide input ranges for heavy-duty industrial, mining, marine, military, oil & gas, and transportation applications ...

NASA & Made in Space 3D Print First Object in Space

November 26, 2014 10:04 am | by Made in Space | News | Comments

The initial phase of this science experiment will see a selection of test coupons, parts and tools printed in order to validate design, methodology and technology assumptions. Made In Space will print the same objects on their identical ground ...


High-Current Terminals with Push-In Connection Technology from Phoenix Contact

November 26, 2014 9:52 am | by PD&D Staff | Phoenix Contact | Product Releases | Comments

Phoenix Contact has introduced a new line of push-in technology terminal blocks for high-power applications. The PTPOWER 95 uses Phoenix Contact’s Power Turn technology, a short lever movement to ...

OMEGA Introduces Data Acquisition Modules for Temperature & Voltage Measurement

November 26, 2014 9:51 am | by PD&D Staff | Omega Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Omega’s new 24-bit multifunction USB data acquisition models for temperature and voltage measurement for applications in chemical, water, HVAC, and R&D ...

Reducing Design Time by 85% With PLM Software

November 26, 2014 9:43 am | by Siemens | Siemens Plm Software | Articles | Comments

Váll-Ker, which was founded in 1992, uses flexible manufacturing practices to produce high-quality fireplaces. Váll-Ker seeks continuous improvement and, as a result, it is at the forefront of the Hungarian fireplace manufacturing ...  


Company Gets $40M More on Navy Contract

November 26, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Baton Rouge company has received a $40 million extension to its contract for base support services at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia. The third option for Kings Bay Support Services LLC was described Tuesday in the Pentagon's ...


Developers Look to Create Underground NYC Park

November 26, 2014 9:37 am | by Verena Dobnik, Associated Press | News | Comments

Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees. Private planners inspired by the High Line's success are ...


Back-Side Illuminated CMOS Image Sensor

November 26, 2014 9:31 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

imec has announced a backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS image sensor chip featuring a new anti-reflective coating (ARC) optimized for UV light. Targeting imaging solutions in new markets such as life sciences, the 200 mm process line enables ...

Gift Guide: Lots of Tablet Choices

November 26, 2014 9:29 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Time for a tablet? People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options. A major consideration is what phone you or your gift recipient already has. Although it's possible for Android owners to ... 


Dutch Seek to Harness Energy from Salt Water Mix

November 26, 2014 9:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dutch researchers are seeking to add a new, largely untapped renewable energy source to the world's energy mix with the opening of a "Blue Energy" test facility on Wednesday. Blue energy takes advantage of the difference in ...   


FDA Strengthens Warning on Device Linked to Cancer

November 26, 2014 9:19 am | by Linda A. Johnson, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

U.S. regulators on Monday strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients ...     


HP Earnings Show Continued Struggle

November 25, 2014 6:02 pm | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the venerable tech giant still has a lot more work ahead. CEO Meg Whitman has decided to split the ...     


Sizing Up What Apple's $700B Market Cap Could Buy

November 25, 2014 6:02 pm | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple's market value surpassed $700 billion in Tuesday trading, an unprecedented milestone among U.S. companies. The iPhone and iPad maker is worth so much that it stretches the imagination. Consider the buying power of $700 billion ...  


Oscilloscope Probes for High-Voltage Signal Measurements

November 25, 2014 5:29 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Keysight Technologies has introduced 200-, 300- and 500 MHz, high-voltage probing solutions with a wider input range, higher common-mode rejection ratio, and optimized accessories. The probes are suitable for testing switching power ...


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