Aegis Software is honored to announce their twelfth consecutive win of Circuit Assembly Magazine’s Service Excellence award, confirming their position as the industry leader in Manufacturing Operations Software. The award, which reflects software quality, support and overall customer satisfaction, is of unique value as it is the industry’s only one to be based on actual customer feedback.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been traveling through China in an apparent attempt to better acquaint himself with the company’s suppliers. But there’s one company much closer to home that no one from Apple visits, but has touched every iPad, iPhone and Mac that comes out of Apple’s partners’ factories. That company is Applied Materials, and it’s in the business of building tools, not gadgets.
A new range of piezo-electric voltage accelerometers is available that works in high temperature environments - at 185°C with a further increase to 225°C just around the corner. This significant breakthrough in vibration sensor technology from DJB Instruments means that tests in challenging high temperature environments will be significantly easier, cheaper and more reliable.
Cobham is providing a crucial downlink as part of a Security and Support Mission Equipment Package designed to better support law enforcement and assist during state responses. This package includes a dual channel, high resolution Cobham tactical downlink system, with both FM and COFDM links. The High Resolution Downlink enables agents or National Guardsmen on the ground to use handheld receivers to see what the helicopter’s camera is viewing.
Tego unveiled its TegoDrive software at RFID Journal LIVE! in Orlando. TegoDrive treats information stored on RFID tags as files and folders on the desktop. By installing the software on a handheld RFID device or on an end-user's desktop connected to a fixed reader, tasks such as adding new content to a tag are as simple as "save-as" or drag-and-drop.
Kyocera Corporation has acquired LCD manufacturer Optrex Corporation to form Kyocera Display Corporation. The Kyocera Group includes over 200 companies worldwide that manufacture a wide range of products including industrial ceramic materials, semiconductor components, automotive components, communications equipment and liquid crystal displays (LCDs).
Dell is getting out of the smartphone business in the United States -- wait, you mean you didn't know they were in it? Let's put it this way: Dell entered the U.S. smartphone market quite late with the Aero (at left), launched in summer of 2010. Now, the company is getting out early, before spending more time and money on their poor-selling Android- and Windows-based devices.
Infineon Technologies introduced a new series of Receive Front-End Modules for implementation of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) functionality in smart phones and other handheld devices. The new BGM104xN7 products feature the best noise figure in the industry, which is a critical parameter for the performance of a GNSS receiver.
Wavefront in conjunction with Sierra Wireless and Rogers is pleased to announce Canada’s first M2M Accelerator Program to facilitate innovation and accelerate commercialization for businesses and technologies in the machine to machine space. Now is the time for Canadian wireless solution developers and industry SMEs to capitalize on this tremendous revenue opportunity with M2M services revenue expected to reach $35 billion globally in 2016 according to Juniper Research.
So, you want to put solar on your roof. You're part of the 94 percent of Americans who think it's important for the nation to develop solar energy, as evidenced by the SCHOTT Solar Barometer, a nationally representative survey conducted by independent polling firm Kelton Research. You call several companies for quotes, and come to find out – a residential solar system is a bit more than you can afford, and your excitement to join the solar cause is diminished.
gotradelive Partners with MBITA and TradePort.org to Bring Social Commerce to California Exporters & ImportersMarch 29, 2012 6:39 am | Comments
gotradelive, the world’s first free commercial trading and social commerce site, announced a partnership with the Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA) and the TradePort.org website to help educate California businesses about the use of social commerce to improve the efficiency and speed of international trade.
Lance Parker is building something he says will bring a new level of convenience and security to on-the-go computing — and he’s funding the project through Kickstarter. His product is called Compude, a tiny device that allows users to take a data-locked version of their personal computers’ contents with them, then plug in and work on any smartphone, tablet or other computer.
by Jonathan Cheszes, Navigant The increase in utility scale wind development across North America has and continues to change the energy supply mix in many jurisdictions. Driven primarily by state-level renewable portfolio standard (RPS) requirements and clean air regulation, state and provincial supply mixes once dominated by coal, hydro nuclear and natural gas are now becoming more diverse.
When PayPal updated its mobile app March 15 it removed one way you were able to send payments: Bump, a feature that was available in the app since 2010. Starting Thursday, however, Bump is offering the capability on its own in the form of a new standalone app called Bump Pay. Bump Pay lets you pay a friend by typing in the amount of money you’d like to send, and then tapping your phone against your friend’s phone.
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Lenze for Its Comprehensive Electric Drives Product Line for the Packaging IndustryMarch 28, 2012 11:08 am | Comments
Based on its recent analysis of electric drives in packaging equipment, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Lenze with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy for its line of products that perform exceptionally well as a cohesive unit within the packaging industry. In the packaging industry, harmonious operation of equipment is needed for maximum output and operational efficiency.