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1U All-Flash Array

AccelStor (Taipei, Taiwan) has announced its latest flash appliance, NeoSapphire 3505, a 1U rack-mount storage appliance featuring 500K sustained IOPS performance with 5TB usable storage capacity and high-speed InfiniBand...

Flexible sensors have been developed for use in consumer electronics, robotics, health care, and space flight. Future possible applications could include the creation of...

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New System Streamlines Mobile Image Processing

As smartphones become people’s primary computers and their primary cameras, there is growing demand for mobile versions of image-processing applications. Image processing, however, can be...

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Ultrasensitive Sensors Made from Boron-Doped Graphene

An international team of researchers, led by Penn State, has developed ultrasensitive gas sensors based on the infusion of boron atoms into the tightly bound matrix of carbon atoms known as graphene. The group is composed of researchers from six countries and includes the 2010 Noble laureate...

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New Wearable Technology Can Sense Appliance Use

In today’s smart home, technologies can track how much energy a particular appliance like a refrigerator or television or hair dryer is gobbling up. What they don’t typically show is which...

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Thermal Invisibility Cloak Actively Redirects Heat

Light, sound, and now, heat. Just as optical invisibility cloaks can bend and diffract light to shield an object from sight, and specially fabricated acoustic metamaterials can hide an...

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Fortifying Computer Chips for Space Travel

Space is cold, dark, and lonely. Deadly, too, if any one of a million things goes wrong on your spaceship. It’s certainly no place for a computer chip to fail, which can happen due to the...

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OEM Controllers

Divelbiss Corporation (Frederickstown, OH) has introduced enhanced models of the Versatile Base (VB-2000) family of OEM controllers. Programmed using the no-cost Divelbiss EZ Ladder Toolkit in Ladder Diagram, Function Block,...

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Fast Ethernet Transceiver

Avago Technologies (San Jose, CA) announced an ultra-low power (255 mW typ, 405 mW max) Fast Ethernet small form-factor pluggable (SFP) fiber optic transceiver module device, the AFBR-57E6APZ, designed for...

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Wireless RF Modules

Lemos International Co. Inc. (Barrington, RI) has introduced new wireless RF modules that can be used to design up to a 40 node alarm system, offering alarm outputs at each location for sounder and or strobe light. An...

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Pressure Sensor Evaluation Kit

All Sensors Corporation (Morgan Hill, CA) has developed a new pressure sensor evaluation kit that allows design engineers to easily evaluate pressure sensors via fast prototype connection and testing. This...

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Iris Recognition Could Make Smartphone More Secure

Fujitsu has developed a new smartphone with iris recognition, and a Clarkson University professor says she expects the technology to be available in the United States in the near future....

The heat that builds up in the shuttling of current in electronics is an important obstacle to packing more computing power into ever-smaller devices; excess heat can cause them...

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VPX Graphics Blade

ADLINK Technology (San Jose, CA) introduced the VPX3G10, featuring a discreet VPX graphics blade with the 384 CUDA core NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M GPU matched with the NVIDIA VPX GPGPU card for multi-core parallel processing...

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Reconfigurable XMX Card

The ADM-XRC-KU1 from Alpha Data (Denver, CO) is a high performance reconfigurable XMC (compliant to VITA Standard 42.0 and 42.3) based on the Xilinx UltraScale range of platform FPGAs. The ADM-XRC-KU1 features 8GB of...

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Software Tool Suite

LDRA (Wirral, UK) has released version 9.5 of its LDRA tool suite. The new updates automate manual processes and provide easy-to-use visibility into the relationships between software artifacts at all stages of the...

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Motion Tracking Modules

Xsens (Enschede, The Netherlands) recently expanded its successful 4th generation MTi product portfolio by releasing a new series of complete, self- contained 3D IMU/VRU/AHRS motion tracking modules for high volume...

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Could Black Phosphorus be the Next Silicon?

As scientists continue to hunt for a material that will make it possible to pack more transistors on a chip, new research from McGill University and Université de Montréal adds to evidence that...

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Computing at the Speed of Light

University of Utah engineers have taken a step forward in creating the next generation of computers and mobile devices capable of speeds millions of times faster than current machines. The Utah engineers...

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64G MUX/DEMUX Modules

Anritsu Company (Richardson, TX) has introduced the MP1861A 56/64 Gbit/s MUX and MP1862A 56/64 Gbit/s DEMUX for its MP1800A BERT Signal Quality Analyzer to support 56/64 Gbit/s BER measurements required by signal...

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High-Performance DC Fan

Orion Fans (Dallas, TX) has designed a super high-performance 60mm 24V DC fan that delivers airflow up to 86 CFM, an increase of more than 25% versus previously available DC fans. The OD6038 XC Series fan offers a...

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Advanced Circular Connector

ODU (Camarillo, CA) has announced its highly customizable ODU MINI-SNAP® advanced connector solutions to the US market. ODU MINI-SNAP® is a circular connector with Push-Pull locking capabilities. Available in up...

Portable electronics — typically made of non-renewable, non-biodegradable and potentially toxic materials — are discarded at an alarming rate in consumers' pursuit of the next best...

A revolution is coming in flexible electronic technologies as cheaper, more flexible, organic transistors come on the scene to replace expensive, rigid, silicone-based...

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6 Watt DC-DC converters

XP Power (Sunnyvale, CA) has introduced the ITQ series of 6 Watt DC-DC converters. Packaged in a compact SIP 8-pin format, with a footprint measuring just 0.86 x 0.44 x 0.36 inches, the ITQ series delivers a power...

Over the past several decades, the progress in micro fabrication technology has revolutionized the world in such fields as computing, signal processing, and...

A Yale lab has developed a new, radio frequency processing device that allows information to be controlled more effectively, opening the door to a new generation of...

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Software Development Kit for Wireless Sensors

Linear Technology’s (Milpitas, CA) SmartMesh IP(TM) wireless sensor networking products now provide the ability to program industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications directly on the...

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Power Supplies

Acopian Power Supplies (Easton, PA) announced that its Narrow Profile power supply series is now certified to UL Safety Standards UL 60950 (Information Technology Equipment) and UL 508 (Industrial Control Equipment), and...

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