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posted in April 2008
Innovations in capacitive touchscreen technology to debut at the Society for Information Display exhibition
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4/28/2008   Post a comment
Wacom's patent-pending technology employs newly designed low-power circuitry and revolutionary reversing ramped electro-static fields to deliver pinpoint precision and drift-free performance to touchscreen users.
Second-generation 'Robot Guitar' takes the stage
News & Analysis  
4/28/2008   Post a comment
Gibson's second-generation "auto-tuning" Robot Guitars include both Les Paul Studio and SG Special models and a Neutrik locking phone jack, along with all the features of the original Robot Guitar.
Programmable LCD switches, displays offer 64 backlight colors
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4/24/2008   Post a comment
NKK Switches has introduced high-resolution SmartSwitch and SmartDisplay LCD programmable pushbutton switches and displays with RGB LED backlighting.
Robot slated to conduct symphony
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4/23/2008   Post a comment
Honda's humanoid robot is slated to conduct the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on May 13.
Rotary magnetic encoders operate in harsh environments
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4/23/2008   Post a comment
Bourns, Inc. has introduced a line of rotary magnetic encoders that offers a variety of customizable options and operates in harsh environments.
Silent detect switch is automotive-grade
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4/18/2008   Post a comment
C&K Components has developed an automotive-grade silent detect switch series with a variety of orientations for automotive, industrial and computer peripheral applications.
Slideshow from ESC: Inside the self-tuning Gibson 'Robot' Les Paul
Design How-To  
4/16/2008   Post a comment
The world's first self-tuning guitar—the Les Paul Robot Guitar--took center stage at a live "Teardown," yesterday, at the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley.
Solid-state relay targets security applications
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4/16/2008   Post a comment
Clare, Inc. has announced the availability of the CPC1317 single-pole (1-Form-A) OptoMOS solid-state relay with bi-directional transient voltage protection.
SAE circus starts
Automotive DesignLine Blog  
4/11/2008   Post a comment
First up, from India, is a diesel hybrid SUV.
Fan delivers super cooling at 174 CFM
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4/11/2008   Post a comment
Jaro Thermal has released its AS series of Super-Flow-Turbo fans with an airflow of 174 CFM in a 25-mm design.
Miniature microphone targets waterproof, dustproof apps
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4/11/2008   Post a comment
Fully complying with the IP-57, IEC Standard, Ver. 2.0, Transducers USA's miniature Model KECG2742 electret condenser microphone meets requirements for waterproof and dustproof applications.
Air bearing cylinder guaranteed to outlast machine application
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4/9/2008   Post a comment
Airpot Corp.'s Airpel Division has introduced the Airpel-AB air bearing actuator that combines air cylinder like linear actuation with zero-friction air bearing technology for harsh environmental conditions.
Sealed snap-action switches feature long mechanical life
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4/4/2008   Post a comment
C&K Components has developed the ZMS series of sealed subminiature snap-action switches that may be used in a variety of applications including communication devices, testing equipment and motor controls.
In Wii's wake, affordable motion sensors may be at hand
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4/4/2008   Post a comment
Analysts say MEMs sensors remain too expensive for wide proliferation in consumer electronics products. But new technologies are emerging which may make the integration of motion sensors more affordable.


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