Casio Computer Co announced the release of the stylishly designed VX-100 b usiness support terminal. Customer relationship management, reservation management and sales management applications will be available on this terminal . A ssociated with those applications, the terminal provides business operators with a variety of data that they can use to stimulate business demand .
Laird Technologies announced it will be attending the 4G World 2011 trade show. The trade show is being held at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, October 24-27, 2011. Laird Technologies can be found at booth #1422. Laird Technologies will showcase its Long Term Evolution (LTE), Cellular, Backhaul, Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX), Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), RFID and Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) antenna product lines.
Energy harvesting comes to the fore with electric vehicles because the price they pay for being environmental and exhibiting many performance advantages is that they have limited energy available. In and on these vehicles, the energy snatched from heat, light, movement and other sources may be milliwatts or less to drive wireless sensors and actuators, watts for self sufficient lighting clusters (still in development) or - the main focus - up to kilowatts to charge the traction battery or traction supercapacitor that provide motive energy to the electric traction motors.
Seica SPA celebrates its anniversary this year. For 25 years Seica developed and produced ATE Systems and Software in Strambino, Italy. It was founded as a private company to supply innovative and new solutions to the ATE market – truly pioneers in their industry. We talked to Barbara Duvall, General Manager of Seica worldwide about their success story.
STMicroelectronics expanded its sensor portfolio with a new high-performance, low-power digital MEMS microphone. Housed inside an ultra-small 3x4x1 mm package, ST’s MP34DT01 top-port microphone delivers a best-in-class audio experience in mobile phones, tablets and other smart consumer devices. A technology breakthrough, the MP34DT01 employs a patent-pending technology that allows designers to place the microphone membrane closer to the acoustic port hole on the top of the package with a substantial increase in performance and no penalty in size.
TBM Consulting Group presented the Tukwila plant of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies with the 2011 “Perfect Engine” Site Award recognizing the organization for its commitment to a continuous improvement philosophy and its success using operational excellence to drive value creation. The award was presented at the TBM LeanSigma® Global Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September 22, 2011.
Plug-in hybrids that can run on electric motors or internal combustion engines may soon be able to pick and predict their powertrain use depending on location and past driving habits. It’s part of a collaboration between Ford, with their years of driver behavior research, and Google Prediction API, which can make useful predictions in real-time using that historical data.
F resh rumors are suggesting that Apple could be working on a small form factor tablet to share shelf space with the iPad and iPad 2. Specifically, a Taiwanese website called the United Daily News reported Tuesday that Apple has received samples of 7.85-inch displays based on the iPad’s 1024 x 768 resolution.
Custom MMIC Design Services was awarded a 2011 Army Achievement Award in recognition of its innovative work on high efficiency, low power, low noise MMIC amplifiers for SATCOM applications. Paul Blount, President and CEO of CMDS, accepted the award on behalf of the company at a ceremony at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA.
Telmap, pioneers in mobile location-based services, announces the launch of Optus Go Places, a mobile location-based service that is based on Telmap’s Mobile Location Companion, especially designed to accompany users throughout their on-the-go experience, going beyond in-car and pedestrian navigation.
Mouser Electronics announces that it is an authorized global distributor for the complete portfolio of National products from Texas Instruments (TI). Building upon record sales and an ongoing commitment to global expansion, the addition of National products from TI increases Mouser’s offering of analog products to its global customer base.
Intercept Technology announces the availability of its next major software release, Pantheon 7BETA. A monumental departure from its former version, the new Pantheon includes a completely redesigned user interface with significant performance and productivity increases across the entire design team user flow.
Nielsen, a global information and measurement company, and Carrier IQ, the standard for mobile intelligence solutions, today announced an alliance to measure the performance of mobile services, networks, and devices. Together, they will deliver critical insights into the consumer experience of mobile phone and tablet users worldwide, which adhere to Nielsen’s measurement science and privacy standards.
Rogers Corporation and Hitachi Chemical Co are pleased to announce that they have entered into a strategic collaboration agreement to expand global adoption and improve customer support of printed circuit board (PCB) materials for use in high speed digital (HSD) applications. The Agreement enables Rogers and Hitachi Chemical the ability to provide customers with a wider range of products, faster delivery, and enhanced technical support to meet rapidly growing material demand driven by HSD applications, which include high speed server, router, and telecommunication devices operating at speeds greater than 1Gb/s, for use in internet data and video transmission services.
GreatCall, a leader in wireless services focused on helping customers stay connected, healthy and safe (and creator of the Jitterbug cell phone) announced the immediate availability of the 5Star Responder and 5Star Urgent Response service -- the first of its kind wireless device for personal security – anytime, anywhere.