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posted in August 2006
Omron to acquire NHK's optical components group
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8/31/2006   Post a comment
Japan-based Omron Corp. has reached a preliminary agreement with NHK Spring Co. Ltd. to acquire NHK Spring's FTTH(1) optical coupler business.
JDS Uniphase narrows loss
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8/30/2006   Post a comment
Optical communications company JDS Uniphase reported a GAAP net loss of $45.8 million, or 3 cents per share on sales of $318.2 million in its fiscal fourth 2006 quarter ended June 30. In the year-ago quarter, JDS Uniphase lost $145.7 million, or 10 cents per share on sales of $170.9 million.
Encoder modules designed for brushless DC motors
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8/25/2006   Post a comment
Avago Technologies has released its first series of small 6-channel optical incremental C-shaped encoder modules for brushless DC motors used in industrial automation applications.
Scanner slashes automotive body data capture time
Design How-To  
8/23/2006   Post a comment
Computers often limit designers, so clay models give them the freedom they need. Laser scanning has helped a major performance automobile manufacturer reduce time to capture complex surface geometries from such models by 75%.
Ambient light sensor extends battery life for mobile devices
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8/21/2006   Post a comment
Capella Microsystems' Filtron family of ambient light sensors eliminates excessive backlighting in portable products, thereby preserving battery life.
Covega raises $10 million
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8/21/2006   Post a comment
Covega Corp., a supplier of opto-electronic components and subsystems, has raised $10 million in expansion financing, with a group led by Core Capital Partners, Intersouth Partners, and Optical Capital Group/HRLD the lead investors.
Researchers claim red OLED records
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8/17/2006   Post a comment
Universal Display Corp. and German partner Novaled AG have teamed up to develop a saturated red phosphorescent organic light-emitting diode with record specifications.
Keep automotive navigation data up-to-date
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8/10/2006   Post a comment
From satellite imagery to mapping vans, new technologies and strategies offer timely improvements to ensure the accuracy of in-car navigation. Here's how to navigate the challenges.
Gate drive optocouplers target brushless motors
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8/2/2006   Post a comment
Avago Technologies has launched two gate drive optocouplers in stretched small outline (SSO) packages for AC and DC brushless motors used in home appliances and industrial applications.


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