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posted in June 2012

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Wireless usage predicts Presidential election?
6/20/2012   2 comments
A mobile intelligence research company, Validas, just announced the results of what they call a dramatic study linking politics and wireless data consumption habits.
RF power transistors combine ruggedness, broadband, and range
Product News  
6/20/2012   Post a comment
The 25 W MRFE6VS25N and 100 W MRFE6VP100H RF power transistors offer enhanced ruggedness and wideband operation over a broad frequency range.
Do industrial robots contribute to unemployment?
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog  
6/20/2012   6 comments
Remember when we used to go to trade shows and watch, nose up to a Plexiglas window, while a robotic arm picked up an item with military-salute precision, whirling with a techno-music sound, placing the item just two feet away?
Color Books going away--IEEE 3000 Standards Collection unveiled
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog  
6/20/2012   Post a comment
In a move to set guidelines and standards for nearly every aspect of the power generation process, the IEEE announced the launch of the IEEE 3000 Standards Collection for Industrial & Commercial Power Systems.
Largest mobile conference in Asia comes to Silicon Valley
6/14/2012   Post a comment
The first Global Mobile Internet Conference, Asia’s largest mobile event, is coming to Silicon Valley on October 19th – 20th.
Where’s your mobile video viewing frustration level?
6/14/2012   3 comments
When do you finally throw your hands in the air and abandon video viewing and downloads?
B&B Electronics purchases IMC Networks, third major acquisition in 9 mos.
6/13/2012   Post a comment
Making headway on its goal of becoming a single point-of-support for connectivity solutions for industrial networks, B&B Electronics just bought IMC Networks.
Is airport screening technology doing the job? Nope
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog  
6/12/2012   5 comments
In 2011 alone, 800 guns were detected on board planes after getting past current detection methods, says a new Frost & Sullivan report.
NI moves engineers from data to decision faster
Product News  
6/12/2012   Post a comment
At the Automotive Testing Expo in Stuttgart, Germany today, National Instruments announced DIAdem 2012, the latest version of a software tool that helps engineers interpret and share data, and arrive at decisions faster.
10x smaller single chip 3-axis industrial MEMS gyroscope reduces noise 100%
Product News  
6/6/2012   1 comment
Known for their motion tracking device technology, InvenSense entered the industrial market with the MPU-3300, the first single-chip, high-performance integrated 3-axis industrial gyroscope.
Solar cell emission 23,000x worse than C02
6/6/2012   10 comments
According to a new environmental book that just hit the stands, Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism (University of Nebraska Press, June 2012), solar cells do not offset greenhouse gases or curb fossil fuel use in the U.S.
Image Sensors to hit $3.7 billion in 2017
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog  
6/4/2012   Post a comment
According to a new report by Transparency Market Research, U.S. image sensors including linear, CCD, and x-ray are expected to reach $3.7 billion in 2017, up from $2.0 billion in 2011.
The implant-amped brain
Engineering Pop Culture!  
6/3/2012   6 comments
My grandmother used to tell me, “The world is wiser and weaker.” She spouted many of these gems, but these words came to mind when I read a recent blog.

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