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New Gun Tech Tracks Weapon Fire

October 24, 2014 | by Haven Daley, Associated Press | Comments

A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired. The latest product by Yardarm Technologies would notify dispatchers in real time when an officer's gun is ...   

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Alpha Wire Donates Cable to Endeavour Exhibit

October 24, 2014 4:04 pm | by Alpha Wire | Comments

In preparation for the Endeavour Space Shuttle vertical launch display at the California Science Center, Alpha Wire has donated 300V Xtra-Guard 1 high performance cable to the Endeavour exhibit. The cable is being used to illuminate ...


Cisco Collaborates with Smart Cities Council to Assess Leaders on Smart City Progress in NA

October 24, 2014 3:48 pm | by Cisco | Comments

A new report published by Cisco and the Smart Cities Council polled city leaders in North America on ways to help cities accelerate their smart city initiatives. Released yesterday at the Internet of Things World Forum, the survey ...  


Global Shop Solutions Simplifies Process Tracking

October 24, 2014 3:42 pm | by Global Shop | Comments

Most manufacturers, especially those that maintain quality certifications, are required to document every process in their business. This time-consuming task just got easier with the release of Process Documentation and Training ...  


Analog Devices AD9135/6 2.8Gsps DACs Available from Mouser

October 24, 2014 3:37 pm | by Mouser Electronics | Comments

Mouser Electronics is now shipping the AD9135 and AD9136 digital to analog converters (DACs) from Analog Devices. The AD9135 is an 11-bit DAC, while the AD9136 is a 16-bit DAC. These devices boast a high dynamic ...         


POP & Avdel Join Forces

October 24, 2014 3:33 pm | by STANLEY Engineered Fastening | Comments

STANLEY Engineered Fastening, a Stanley Black & Decker company, has announced that it is joining two of the most famous brands in blind fastening, POP and Avdel, into a single entity. The new brand, which will be known as POP Avdel from this ...


SKF Introduces New Capability to Customize Super-Precision Bearings

October 24, 2014 3:25 pm | by SKF | Comments

SKF introduces a new capability to customize super-precision bearings in small quantities for delivery in just days throughout North America to meet the most demanding lead-time, performance, and/or productivity requirements ...   


Aspiring Inventors Hope to Strike it Rich in 'Billy Bob's Gags to Riches'

October 24, 2014 3:16 pm | by Discovery News | Comments

Jonah White, the founder of Billy Bob Teeth in Hardin, Illinois and CEO of a multi-million dollar gag-gift empire, is in search of new products for his redneck-approved Billy Bob line. After taking the Halloween and costume industries by storm and ...


Enabling Materials Decisions that Solve Real-World Engineering Problems

October 24, 2014 3:03 pm | by Granta Design | Comments

Granta Design has announced the release of CES Selector 2015, focused on making it even easier to solve real-world engineering problems. CES Selector is PC-based software used by materials experts and product development teams to ...  


Solair is Forging a New Partnership with SECO

October 24, 2014 2:50 pm | by Solair | Comments

Solair has forged a new partnership with SECO, one of the world’s leading companies in the field of embedded electronics. Together they will focus on developing embedded solutions that integrate hardware and software to be used in IoT ...


Mass Gaging System Will Measure Fuel Transfer in Zero Gravity

October 24, 2014 1:43 pm | by Linda Herridge, NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center | Comments

Transfer of super-cooled or cryogenic fuel from one tank to another in the zero gravity of space may one day be a reality. But the challenges of measuring fuels and fuel levels in the weightlessness of space must be solved first ...  


Li-Ion Batteries Contain Toxic Halogens

October 24, 2014 12:27 pm | by Brian McNeill, Virginia Commonwealth University | Comments

Physics researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered that most of the electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries - commonly found in consumer electronic devices - are superhalogens, and that the vast majority of ...  


Implantable Device for Remote Control Release of Drugs

October 24, 2014 12:20 pm | by Houston Methodist | Comments

Houston Methodist Research Institute scientists will receive about $1.25 million from the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to develop an implantable device that delivers therapeutic drugs at a rate guided by remote control ...


Smart Sewage Sensors Lower Cleaning Cost

October 24, 2014 12:07 pm | by European Commission, CORDIS | Comments

Sewage systems are crucial for reducing the risks of waterborne diseases and avoiding the flooding of cities. Within these systems, a reliable inspection tool that could efficiently manage the cleaning process to meet real-time needs would ...


A Leap AHEAD for Aircraft of the Future

October 24, 2014 12:02 pm | by European Commission, CORDIS | Comments

By 2050, the Advisory Council for Aviation Research and Innovation in Europe (ACARE) has stated that carbon dioxide (CO2) emission, noise levels and nitrogen oxides (NOx) from air transport should reduce by by 75%, 65% and 90 % respectively ...


Ford Profit Falls in 3rd Quarter on Truck Costs

October 24, 2014 11:24 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | Comments

Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits. Ford's net income dropped 34 percent to $835 million in the third quarter, largely due ...



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