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2014-02-27 04:21:12

First dual-mode 5-W power solution to ship in volume production reduces power loss by 50 percent -- enabling faster, more efficient charging BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Improving the mobile charging experience, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced it is shipping in volume production the industry's smallest, most efficient wireless power receiver to support both the Wireless Power Consortium's (WPC) Qi 1.1 and Power Matters Alliance (PMA) specifications. The...

2014-02-26 23:34:47

New chip links mobile platform innovators to millions of available ANT+ wearables and devices. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 ANT Wireless, proven innovator in ultra low power (ULP) short range wireless technology and ANT+ interoperability, and MediaTek Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company of wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, today announce native support for the ANT wireless protocol in MediaTek’s new MT6630 5-in-1 combo connectivity chip....

2014-02-25 23:28:21

Garmin fenix 2 is now the quintessential outdoor GPS sports watch according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. The watch is available for pre-order for mid-March delivery on the company's website. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 fenix 2 is the new ultimate outdoor navigation and fitness watch according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "This watch has stepped it up to a whole new level from the initial Garmin fenix," says Rusty Squire, president of the Heart Rate Watch...

2014-02-25 23:03:25

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung S Health 3.0 give consumers access to ANT+ ecosystem of health, fitness and sport devices. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 ANT Wireless, proven innovator in ultra low power (ULP) wireless technology, today confirms that ANT+ is a native feature of Samsung’s latest flagship products including the newly announced Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone and the Samsung S Health 3.0 custom health app. Now celebrating ten years in wearable technology, ANT+...

2014-02-25 20:23:38

ReportsnReports.com adds Wireless Sensor Networks: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019 research report to its store. Wireless sensor networks are associated with energy harvesting and thin film batteries. DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The "Wireless Sensor Networks: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019" study has 640 pages, 266 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as...

2014-02-25 20:22:08

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced that the Nonin Bluetooth(®) Smart Model 3230 Finger Pulse Oximeter was awarded the 2014 Bluetooth Breakthrough Award in the Product Category. The award is sponsored by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) and recognizes products launched in 2013 that are judged to have a large market appeal and be innovative, easy to...

2014-02-25 08:43:14

Maxim Integrated's Novato smart temperature-transmitter reference design transmits temperature measurement over -200-degree C to +850-degree C range with better than +0.1% accuracy. SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Factories can now easily, and very accurately, measure and transmit industrial temperatures with the Novato (MAXREFDES16#) reference design, a 4-20mA loop-powered temperature transmitter with the HART® communication protocol from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc....

2014-02-24 23:26:42

Suunto Ambit 2R is the new GPS running watch from Suunto offering loads of run specific features according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Ambit 2R is the new running GPS watch from the folks at Suunto and it is available in early April, but can be ordered now, according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "The Suunto Ambit 2R is super cool, it's much less expensive than Ambit 2 and adds sorts of running specific features," says Rusty...

2014-02-24 23:01:33

Consumers benefit as hallmark Sony smartphone innovation links with established ANT+ interoperability. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 ANT Wireless, proven innovator in ultra low power (ULP) wireless technology, today confirms that Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony”) has added native ANT+ connectivity to its new flagship smartphone, XperiaTM Z2; the new flagship tablet, XperiaTM Z2 Tablet; and the new Sony mid-market XperiaTM M2 smartphone. These leading products, together...

2014-02-24 08:35:25

- New Family of SmartConnect Products Integrates Atmel's Ultra-low power MCUs and Wireless Connectivity Solutions into an Easy, Turnkey IoT Solution SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel(®) Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today announced the company is expanding its broad wireless product portfolio with a new family of solutions targeting the Internet of Things. The new SmartConnect family combines Atmel's...


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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