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SecPoint Portable Penetrator Gets Top Review Amidst Hacking Chaos

June 27, 2011 7:15 am | Comments

Amidst another huge data breach involving a major global corporation and tens of millions of its customers, the need for keeping a network secure has never been shown to be greater. If Sony had policies and operational procedures in place to support ongoing vulnerability assessments and penetration testing – such as that offered by SecPoint - it's likely that its network would never have been compromised.

2011 Edition of COMSOL News Now Available

June 27, 2011 6:42 am | Comments

Annual technical journal showcases engineers and scientists using COMSOL Multiphysics to optimize new product designs and to develop breakthrough technologies. COMSOL  announced the availability of COMSOL News 2011, the newest edition of its annual technical computing journal. COMSOL News 2011 was developed in collaboration with lead users of COMSOL.

ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries 2.0 for iOS Provides New Photo Translation Function for iPhones

June 27, 2011 6:08 am | Comments

ABBYY, announced the availability of ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries 2.0 for iOS, a comprehensive dictionary and translation application for Apple mobile devices. The solution brings to market a new photo translation function that allows users to translate words by photographing them with the iPhone camera and represents the easiest way to look-up and translate words while on the go.


Eloqua AppCloud Increases the Efficiency of Marketing Programmes

June 27, 2011 5:36 am | Comments

Dialogue Communications, announced that its SMS for Eloqua cloud connector is featured in Eloqua AppCloud, the new open exchange for B2B marketing applications from Eloqua, the leading provider of on-demand Revenue Performance Management solutions. By participating in AppCloud, Dialogue and Eloqua customers can easily integrate SMS messaging into the Eloqua marketing automation platform, expanding customers’ reach to tens of thousands of sales and marketing professionals and dramatically increasing the efficiency of marketing programmes.

Google Chief Warns of Government Web Crackdown

June 27, 2011 5:15 am | Comments

Google chairman Eric Schmidt says democracy movements across the Arab world may lead to governments restricting Internet access. Schmidt says governments are growing more wary of the Web as their citizens become technologically savvy. He says some governments are trying to regulate the Internet the way they regulate television.

Euro Atomic Force Microscopy Forum 2011

June 24, 2011 11:00 am | Comments

ETH Zurich, Atomic Force F&E GmbH and Asylum Research announce the third Euro AFM Forum 2011 to be held in Zurich, Switzerland on September 7 to 9 in cooperation with Prof. Ralph Spolenak at the campus Science City (Hönggerberg) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zürich). The Euro AFM Forum agenda will include both invited and submitted talks, a poster session, an image contest and the very popular instrument and equipment labs done on the Cypher and MFP-3D AFMs.

Richardson RFPD Launches RF Test & Measurement Product Selector

June 24, 2011 10:40 am | Comments

Richardson RFPD announces the release of an online tool designed to make selecting and ordering Test & Measurement components easier and less time consuming. The new RF Test & Measurement Product Selector from Richardson RFPD provides engineers, technicians and buyers with an extensive selection of RF testing components, cable assemblies, and accessories from the industry's top brands.

Simplified Design and Speedy Development Enahances Energy Efficiency for Three-Phase Motor Drives

June 24, 2011 8:22 am | Comments

STMicroelectronics has unveiled new resources for customers that will simplify design and speed up development of energy-saving intelligent motor drives for applications such as white goods, air conditioners, industrial automation, power tools and fitness equipment. Electric motors operated by traditional on/off drives consume as much as 50% of the world’s electricity.


Inovar Joins the Coalition Against Counterfeiting and Piracy

June 24, 2011 8:17 am | Comments

Inovar  , a leading contract electronics manufacturer (CEM) dedicated to providing quality services and flexible solutions to OEMs in the fastest growing segments of the electronic industry, is now registered with the Coalition Against Counterfeiting and Piracy (CACP). Inovar is a world-class contract manufacturer of high-reliability, extremely complex products for the medical, military and instrumentation markets.

LPRS Unveil IQRF Wireless Networking Components at UK Wireless Forum

June 24, 2011 5:08 am | Comments

LPRS is using their appearance at the UK Wireless Fortronic Forum to demonstrate the IQRF range of simple to implement, reliable wireless networks for smart metering, home and building automation, intelligent street lighting and environmental monitoring. The event will also be the first opportunity for visitors to see the latest generation of LPRS’s market leading easyRadio, eRA and new developments from Wireless Module manufacturer Circuit Design Inc.

Digi-Key and Intematix Sign Global Distribution Agreement

June 23, 2011 11:42 am | Comments

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation has signed a global distribution agreement with Intematix Corporation. Mark Zack, Digi-Key's vice president, semiconductors said, "Digi-Key is proud to welcome Intematix to our Solid State Lighting product base. Intematix's unique ChromaLit remote phosphor products enhance efficacy and smooth radiation patterns required by designers.

The Tinker's Toolbox - Kerry Thacher of Librestream on Mobile Collaboration

June 23, 2011 10:55 am | Comments

Hosted by Alix Paultre, the Tinker's Toolbox is the Advantage Design Group's web-based interview show where we talk about the latest technology, components, and design issues for the electronic design engineering community. In this episode we talk to Kerry Thacher of Librestream about their mobile collaboration technology.

Will iCloud Stress Wireless Networks Too Far?

June 23, 2011 9:52 am | Comments

With the growing trend for cloud services, networks must develop new approaches to cope with the demand for mobile broadband warns Cambridge Wireless ahead of its Future of Wireless International Conference this month. The unveiling last week of Apple’s new iCloud service, along with other recent launches of cloud services from Amazon and Google, reflects the growing trend to store media and other content on-line and make it available to users across all of their connected devices.

Considering Holdover in a Telecommunications Network

June 23, 2011 8:57 am | Comments

Synchronization and timing are essential to telecommunications networks to ensure optimal performance and prevent packet loss, dropped frames and degradation of quality of experience that will affect end user services. Precise synchronization is especially critical in mobile networks for the successful call signal handoff and proper transmission between base stations, as well as for the transport of real-time services.

Nordic Semiconductor Joins Bluetooth SIG Board of Directors

June 23, 2011 6:30 am | Comments

Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor announced that it has been appointed a Bluetooth Special Interest Group Board of Directors company and along with simultaneously appointed Apple, both Nordic and Apple now join Ericsson AB, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, and Toshiba on the Bluetooth SIG Board.


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