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2014-02-24 04:24:53

BARCELONA, Spain, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA (OSE: NOD) today confirms details of demonstrations it will be hosting on its booth (Hall 6 Stand 6H20) at Mobile World Congress (MWC) held in Barcelona, Spain, from February 24 to 27, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/671581 ) Nordic's theme for MWC is "Nordic is all around you", which underlines the rapid adoption of its...

2014-02-24 00:21:33

Single-board platform provides OEMs with the fastest way to demonstrate, evaluate and develop small cell base stations BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) and PureWave Networks, Inc., an innovative provider of advanced, cost-effective wireless base stations, announced their collaboration on a first-of-its-kind single-board, end-to-end (ENET to RF) solution platform for enterprise and pico small cell base stations. The...

2014-02-22 23:01:38

Global ZigBee Enabled Devices market to grow at a CAGR of 67.64% and M2M Services market to grow at a CAGR of 21.35% by 2018. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 The different benefits of ZigBee technology, such as its low cost, low power, and high reliability, is leading to its rapid adoption by consumer product manufacturers. The increasing deployment of this technology in consumer electronics and smart home devices is expected to lead the growth of the market during the forecast...

2014-02-21 23:02:05

New research report “Semiconductor Wireless Sensor Internet of Things (IoT): Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020” drawn up by WinterGreen Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the global semiconductor wireless sensor networks market value is anticipated to amount to USD 12 billion by 2020. London, UK (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The number of devices connected to the Internet worldwide is expected to grow tremendously –...

2014-02-21 16:26:10

DUBLIN, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hd5738/semiconductor) has announced the addition of a new report "Semiconductor Wireless Sensor Internet of Things (IoT): Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hd5738/semiconductor ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Worldwide markets are...

2014-02-20 23:31:41

Nexcom's latest industrial Wi-Fi with wide operating temperature of -40 degrees to 80 degrees Celsius, centralized management and 3 radios allows users to setup and manage new and existing mesh networks with ease and no downtime. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 NEXCOM’s IWF 3432XR industrial Wi-Fi is armed with 802.11ac and 3 radios to support the mass proliferation of mobile devices and BYOD (bring your own device). Providing high-density connection of up to 384 concurrent...

2014-02-20 23:26:44

Semiconductor Wireless Sensor Network Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014-2020 report says, with 9 billion devices connected to the Internet in 2014, phenomenal growth is likely to occur when that number rises to 100 billion by 2020. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Semiconductor Wireless Sensor Networks Markets are forecast to reach $12 billion Worldwide by 2020. Wild growth, frequently measured as penetration rates is a result of the change out of wired...

2014-02-20 12:31:24

Widest voltage range logic translation devices reduce board space by more than 50 percent DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's first logic devices to fully integrate logic gate and up/down translation functionality operating from a single power supply, reducing board space by more than 50 percent compared to discrete solutions. The SN74LV1T family also offers the widest operating voltage range, from 1.8 to 5 V, for...

2014-02-18 23:26:32

Garmin Vivofit and Polar Loop are the best new activity bands for 2014 according to the test team at the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Polar Loop and Garmin Vivofit are the best activity bands on the market for 2014 according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "I've talked to a bunch of personal trainers who are very dissatisfied with how the non-heart rate activity bands measure activities like spin class and cycling", says Rusty Squire,...

2014-02-18 12:35:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that the FreeMotion(TM) Sensor Fusion and Context Awareness Libraries from Sensor Platforms, Inc. (SPI) are being ported to the Cadence® Tensilica® HiFi Audio/Voice digital signal processing (DSP) core. This software is scheduled to be available in the second quarter of 2014. (Logo:...


Latest Ant Reference Libraries

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...

Inchman, Myrmecia forficate
2013-07-10 12:28:46

The inchman (Myrmecia forficate) is a species of bull ant that can be found in Australia, in a range that includes Tasmania and possibly southeastern areas of Australia. This species is gregarious, living in colonies like most other ant species, but it forages for food alone. Nests often go unseen and are typically found under rocks.  It reaches an average body length of up to one inch long, the trait from which it received its common name. The inchman is both a scavenger and a...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.