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posted in August 2012
Designing MEMS driver ASIC for contact lens sensor
Design How-To  
8/28/2012   4 comments
Glaucoma is an eye disease affecting about 4 percent of the population over 40 years of age which can lead to blindness unless treated early. One of the symptoms of glaucoma is an increased intraocular pressure. Passive and active strain gauges embedded in the Sensimed Triggerfish silicone lens monitor fluctuations in intraocular pressure through variations in diameter of the eye. The patient wears Sensimed's Triggerfish for up to 24 hours and undertakes normal activities including sleep periods
M12 Cat 6A connector system delivers signal integrity up to 10Gbps
Product News  
8/24/2012   Post a comment
Molex’s M12 x-coding cross-shielded format connectors and receptacles achieve Cat 6A Ethernet speed for high-speed data transfer in harsh-duty applications.
C&K switch takes 240-v wallop
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8/16/2012   Post a comment
C&K Components has developed a momentary power push-button switch that can handle 240V line power directly as a main switch.
Molex banks on acquisitions, new product wins for growth
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8/9/2012   Post a comment
After Molex capped off its fiscal 2012 year with disappointing sales, CEO Martin Slark (shown) said the company has various levers it can pull to propel sales growth higher than the overall connector market, including acquisitions.
Component prices plunging on economic uncertainty, says IHS
News & Analysis  
8/3/2012   2 comments
Macro-economic uncertainty is spurring large price declines for a broad range of electronic parts, creating a near-term buying opportunity for buyers, according to market research firm IHS-iSuppli.


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Saddleback Sale – It's Happy Dance Time
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It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of the products from Saddleback Leather. As I sit here at my desk, I'm wearing one of their 1¾" wide Tow Belts, upon which rests one of their Belt ...

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Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
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It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
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I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...