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Fitbit Or FitFail? Are Wearable Activity Monitors Really Worth It?

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Wearable lifestyle activity monitors are all the rage right now in the health community. Those who are interested and committed love to record their stats on devices like Fitbit and then...

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2014-09-17 08:38:27

PE42542 and PE42543 Feature Broad Bandwidth, Low-Frequency Power Handling and a Fast Settling Time Ideal for Test-and-Measurement Equipment SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: PSMI), founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, introduces the UltraCMOS® PE42542 and PE42543 18 GHz SP4T broadband RF switches. This expansion of the company's high-frequency portfolio - launched in 2013 with the PE42520 and PE42521...

2014-09-16 08:37:41

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delphian Systems (Delphian) announced the arrival of its next generation Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) based technology that makes OEM products interoperable with mobile devices and capable of forming wireless mesh networks automatically. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146312 The SecuRemote® Smart (SR Smart) technology is an end-to-end solution for OEMs who need to make their products or devices a) directly...

2014-09-15 12:28:11

Cochlear is the first and only company to provide true wireless freedom unbound by the constraints of wires or bulky neck-worn components CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity with the Cochlear(TM) Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145578 With a full...

2014-09-15 08:35:00

Baseband IC Allows Customers to Add Proprietary Value on Top of WiGig Standard TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Peraso Technologies Inc. announced today the immediate availability of the PRS4000 60 GHz 802.11ad baseband chip through its Baseband Early Access Program (BEAP). The highly integrated device includes an 802.11ad compliant MAC/PHY, a USB 3.0 system interface, and analog I/Q for seamless use with Peraso's 60 GHz RF ICs. Importantly, Peraso supports a highly flexible...

2014-09-15 04:20:13

STUTTGART, Germany, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorandum of understanding with TRaC Global - Wireless network standard facilitates communication between products - Cooperation agreement with British company TRaC Global DEKRA, a leading global provider of auditing and certification services, has entered into a cooperation agreement with TRaC Global, a Zigbee Alliance Certified test laboratory in the United Kingdom. The new...

2014-09-13 23:02:34

New software defined radio with on board processor, web-based interface, operating up to 6GHz with 800MHz of bandwidth. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Per Vices, a revolutionary hardware and solution provider, is pleased to announce the release of Crimson, the company’s latest Software Defined Radio, to the test and measurement market. The Crimson Software Defined Radio (SDR) builds on the extraordinary RF capabilities provided by previous products from Per Vices,...

2014-09-11 08:23:40

Standard offers new features with state-of-the-art remote control technology and smart home integration SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced the ratification of the ZigBee Remote Control 2.0 standard. The standard is now available for product development and can be downloaded for free from the Alliance...

2014-09-09 08:40:41

Polar V650 Offers Real-Time, "Smart Coaching" Data for Cyclists LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Polar (www.polar.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and sports performance technologies, released the Polar V650, a high-end, future-proof cycling computer designed for athletes who want to analyze every aspect of training. Featuring a full-touch color display, the Polar V650 has integrated GPS to track speed, altitude and distance. Additional Smart Coaching...

2014-09-09 08:30:45

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentag, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been granted a new, additional allowance for its patents in Europe. This allowance, granted by the European Patent Office, further enhances the company's already significant intellectual property holdings of near field communication (NFC) mobile phone sensor technologies and complements its disposable wearable NFC sensor patent portfolio. The new patent covers quantitative diagnostic tests that...

2014-09-08 23:05:37

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Wireless Sensors: Technologies And Global Markets, the global wireless sensor devices market is expected to grow to $4.3 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23.7%. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, WIRELESS SENSORS: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS, the global wireless sensor devices market is expected to grow to $4.3...


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Short-beaked Echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus
2014-08-13 14:53:30

The short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus), once called the spiny anteater, is the sole member of its genus and one of four remaining species of echidna. It resides in Australia and New Guinea, residing in a variety of habitats including grasslands, forests, coasts, and in agricultural areas. This species was first described in 1792 by George Shaw, who named it Myrmecophaga aculeate, believing it to be a relative of the anteater. Its name has changed four times since its first...

Myrmecology
2013-09-30 16:20:45

Myrmecology, a branch of entomology, is the study of ants that has focused on many factors about ants, including evolution and social systems. William Morton Wheeler first used the term myrmecology, but the study of ants predates the usage of the term, going back to ancient references of ants. Auguste Forel, a Swiss psychologist, conducted the first scientific studies of ants, focusing on the roles of instinct and learning in a society. He published Les fourmis de la Suisse in 1874 after...

Hodotermes
2013-08-13 11:32:19

Hodotermes is a genus that contains two species of African harvester termites known as H. mossambicus and H. erithreensis. The collective range of both species extends from some areas of South Africa through the savannas in East Africa to Palaearctic North Africa. Both species are subterraneous, nesting under the ground, but the nests of H. mossambicus can contain several sphere-shaped hives, and long tunnels connect the rooms of each nest. It is typical for all harvester termites to have...

Jack Jumper Ant, Myrmecia pilosula
2013-07-10 13:00:54

The jack jumper ant (Myrmecia pilosula), known by other names including the jumping jack or hopper ant, is a species of bull ant that can be found in Australia. Its range includes Tasmania, New South Wales, and rural areas of Victoria. This species is unique in that its genome only holds on set of chromosomes, which is the lowest number of chromosomes that any animal can hold. Like other bull ants, this species can build nests under rocks or under dirt mounds. The jack jumper reaches an...

Red Bull Ant, Myrmecia gulosa
2013-07-10 12:55:32

The red bull ant (Myrmecia gulosa), also known as “hoppy Joe” or the giant bull ant, is a species of bull ant that can be found in Eastern Australia. It was first described by Joseph Banks in 1770 and was one of the first insects to be described from Australia. Its nests are found underground and contain a network of extensive tunnels. The red bull ant reaches an average body length between .5 and 1.1 inches. Its thorax and head are typically reddish...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'