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6-Bit Digital Phase Shifter Supports Ku-band Radar

October 21, 2014 10:50 am | by PD&D Staff | Rfmw Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW  has announced design and sales support for TriQuint’s TGP2615 digital phase shifter. The TGP2615 covers Ku-band radar and communications applications in the 15 to 19 GHz frequency range. The TGP2615 uses positive ...

KB Electronics Introduces a New AC Digital Drive

October 21, 2014 10:38 am | by PD&D Staff | Kb Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

KB Electronics has introduced a new AC digital drive to their current product line. The UL approved proprietary current limit software provides motor overload protection, prevents motor burnout, and eliminates nuisance tripping. The KBWK drive ...

SKF Speedi-Sleeves Resolve Cracking Issues

October 21, 2014 10:29 am | by PD&D Staff | SKF USA Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

New generation SKF Speedi-Sleeves used with radial shaft seals in rotating machinery resolve the micro-cracking issues typically associated with conventional chrome-plated sleeves. These sealing solutions enable users to quickly replace worn ...

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Samsung Phones Cleared for U.S. Government Use

October 21, 2014 10:10 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in the ...   

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Spacewalk Preps, Dragon Cargo, Biomed Research Cap Busy Week

October 21, 2014 10:08 am | by NASA | News | Comments

The six-person Expedition 41 crew of the International Space Station tackled a range of biomedical research and cargo transfers Friday, capping off a week that included the second of two U.S. spacewalks and preparations for a ...   

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Illegal Drones a Growing Issue at Sporting Events

October 21, 2014 10:02 am | by Rob Harris, AP Sports Writer | News | Comments

Long after drones became a key tool for military and spy agencies, authorities now realize the threat they can pose to sports events. It's not multimillion-dollar military-grade drones prompting concerns, but remote controlled contraptions ...

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The Push for More Vehicle Autonomy

October 21, 2014 10:02 am | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | News | Comments

Each year in the U.S. there are 28,800 traffic related deaths, resulting in almost $563 billion in expenses. Drivers average roughly 3 million braking decisions over a 25 year period, and it takes only one mistake to cause a fatal accident ...

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SKF to Expand, Relocate Facility

October 21, 2014 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A company that makes industrial lubrication systems could receive state and local incentives to build a new manufacturing plant in the St. Louis area. Sweden-based SKF plans to relocate its facility from ...      

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Photos of the Day: 3D-Printed Skull Levitates in the Air

October 21, 2014 9:44 am | by Sculpteo | News | Comments

The design company Ao Gitsune worked with Sculpteo to 3D print the skull using an SLS printer and Sculpteo’s polyamide material that was light enough for the levitational constraints ...          

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From Liftoff to Splashdown, HyperSizer Goes Deep Inside the Orion Crew Module Heat Shield

October 21, 2014 9:38 am | by James Ainsworth | Articles | Comments

Protected by the shell of its huge launch-rocket during blastoff, NASA’s Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) must get back to earth on its own at mission’s end. The flight plan for this next-generation craft includes a dramatic ...  

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Samsung Seeks Boost from Redesigned Note

October 21, 2014 9:29 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The latest version of Samsung's popular big-screen Galaxy Note has gone on sale at a crucial time for the South Korean company as it suffers a rapid decline in profit from its global smartphone business. With the Note 4 launch ...   

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IBM Plant Sold, Stays in Vermont

October 20, 2014 5:11 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Vermont state and business leaders breathed a collective sigh of relief Monday after learning that micro-chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries was taking over IBM's micro-chip plant that has operated for decades in Essex Junction ...   

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Govt. Issues Urgent Plea to 4.7M Car Owners

October 20, 2014 5:09 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed. The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing ...  

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Toyota Adds 247K Vehicles to Air Bag Recall Tally

October 20, 2014 4:18 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to widen. The recall posed Monday by U.S. safety regulators covers the 2003 to 2005 ...     

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iRobot Receives $7.6M Order from U.S. Navy

October 20, 2014 4:16 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

iRobot Corp., the leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received a $7.6 million order from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division. The order calls for upgrades and ...

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