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Microchip Announces Shipment of 1 Millionth Development Tool

August 31, 2010 7:06 am | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. today announced that it sold its one millionth development tool during last week’s 14th annual Worldwide MASTERs Conference - the premier technical training event for embedded-control engineers held in Phoenix, Ariz. To celebrate this milestone, Microchip honored Mike Nicholson, Engineering Manager from Price Electronics in Winnipeg, Canada, as the recipient of its one millionth tool.

Invisible Bracelet Launches Nationwide Emergency Medical Notification Text Messaging Service

August 31, 2010 7:06 am | Comments

TULSA, Okla., /PRNewswire/ -- When faced with a medical crisis, having the ability or presence of mind to personally communicate critical health information to emergency response teams may not be possible. With invisibleBracelet.org (iB), a virtual medical ID, consumers may have their vital health information readily available to emergency medical service (EMS) providers through the new ICE Public Profile and Enhanced Medic Network, helping save crucial time.

2.5 Gbps Backhaul Solution Enables 4G Carriers to Support Bandwidth-Hungry Applications

August 31, 2010 7:06 am | Comments

SAN DIEGO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- E-Band Communications announced the introduction of a multi-gigabit solution, the first commercially available millimeter-wave radio solution operating at 2.5 Gbps over the air. The E-Link 2500 is part of a new series of products optimized for LTE and 3G/4G carrier networks.

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Cimbal Rplaces Cash, Debit and Credit Cards with a Secure Electronic Payment Solution

August 31, 2010 7:06 am | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, /PRNewswire/ -- Cimbal, Inc., the developer of the world's first software-based near field communication payment network announced today its public launch. Cimbal® enables secure payment using a smartphone instead of a plastic card, providing active security in the hands of the consumer.

Now Consumers Can Watch All Their PC Connect Easily on Their HDTV via a No-Latency Wireless HDTV Link

August 31, 2010 7:06 am | Comments

AMIMON announced today it has been selected by ASUS for its upcoming WiCast EW2000 PC to TV connectivity kit. The WiCast is based on AMIMON's WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface) technology; it enables users to wirelessly connect their PC (desktop, notebook or netbook) to their TVs. The AMIMON based wireless PC to TV connectivity products from ASUS will be available in September this year.

Spheric Technologies Produces Lithium Battery Materials Cheaper and Faster with Microwave.Furnace Systems

August 30, 2010 10:06 am | Comments

PHOENIX, /PRNewswire/ -- Lithium batteries are playing a central role in the new energy economy, powering everything from cell phones to electric cars. New research shows that pricey lithium battery materials can be produced cheaper and faster using industrial microwave furnace systems. Spheric Technologies, a Phoenix, Arizona, high temperature microwave technology innovator, has developed a time- and cost-saving production process for a key cathode material utilized in lithium ion batteries -- lithium ferro phosphate (LFP).

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Members Globally Work on the Development of Intelligent, Vehicular Transport Systems for Smarter, Safer Travel

August 30, 2010 9:56 am | Comments

PISCATAWAY, N.J., /PRNewswire/ -- IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association, and its members are advancing the way technology is deployed in mass transit and road traffic computing and communications systems. By incorporating new security, wireless, sensor, robotics and other technologies into intelligent transport systems, IEEE is enabling a smarter, safer consumer travel experience.

Digital Devices Deprive Brain of Needed Downtime

August 30, 2010 9:56 am | by Matt Richtel | Comments

It’s 1 p.m. on a Thursday and Dianne Bates, 40, juggles three screens. She listens to a few songs on her iPod, then taps out a quick e-mail on her iPhone and turns her attention to the high-definition television. Loren Frank, a professor of physiology, said downtime lets the brain go over experiences, “solidify them and turn them into permanent long-term memories.

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Expand Computer Screen Real Estate With Cirago HydraDisplay Three-Port Display Adapters

August 30, 2010 9:56 am | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ --Cirago International today announced the launch and immediate availability of its new HydraDisplay X3 DisplayPort Multi-Monitor Adapters that enable both PC and Mac users to add up to three monitors on a single graphics card through one built-in DisplayPort output. Two models of the HydraDisplay Adapter offer plug-and-play ease with no driver installation required.

Broadcom and VMware Working Together to Develop and Enable Next-Generation SR-IOV Virtualization Technology

August 30, 2010 9:55 am | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VMworld 2010 -- Broadcom Corporation announced the industry's first and only 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) iSCSI/1 Gigabit Ethernet (1GbE) iSCSI host bus adapter (HBA) and boot solution to be supported 'in box' in VMware's vSphere™ 4.1. Broadcom's leading-edge iSCSI solution provides twice the input/output operations per second (IOPs), twice the bandwidth and twice the CPU effectiveness when compared to network interface cards (NICs) without iSCSI HBA capabilities.

Bluetrek® Metal Evolution Bluetooth Headset Specially Designed and Tuned for iPhone

August 30, 2010 9:55 am | Comments

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bluetrek announces the launch of Bluetooth headset specially designed for iPhone 4 and 3GS. In a stylish brushed metallic finish on a reinforced aluminum casing, this silver color Metal evolution for iPhone is the perfect match for the design and styling of the iPhone.

Ford and City of Seattle Team Up to Prepare City for Electric Vehicles

August 27, 2010 9:34 am | Comments

Ford Motor Company and the City of Seattle announced a partnership to help prepare the city for the operation of electric vehicles. Ford and the City of Seattle will work together to develop consumer outreach and education programs on electric vehicles as well as share information on charging needs and requirements to ensure the electrical grid can support the necessary demand.

Fantastic Fans in the Spotlight during Special Promotional Game Night

August 27, 2010 9:33 am | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Giants fans will really have something to flip about when the San Francisco Giants host Flip Video Night on Wednesday, September 1, during the Colorado Rockies game at 6:15 p.m. at AT&T Park. Cisco's Flip Video™ recently announced that it is teaming up with the Giants for a unique promotion that features video of fans – shot on Flip video cameras – supporting their team on the HD Diamond Vision Scoreboard.

CTIA Responds to the GAO Report on Wireless Competition

August 27, 2010 9:33 am | Comments

After the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released their report on wireless competition, CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement: In finding that wireless consumers are seeing ‘lower prices and better coverage,’ today’s GAO report confirms what we’ve been saying for a long time - that the U.

Partnership Enables Complete, Seamless Flow to Reduce Dynamic and Leakage Power in SoCs for 40nm and Below

August 27, 2010 9:33 am | Comments

Calypto® Design Systems Inc. announced its collaboration with Virage Logic Corporation, and the Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center (STARC) to dramatically reduce on-chip SoC power. Extending its ongoing, independent efforts with STARC and Virage Logic, the multi-technology collaboration resulted in the development of a seamless flow for designs with various functional modes that control multiple on-chip power domains to achieve dramatic power savings.

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