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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...

2014-02-24 08:33:31

OSLO, Norway, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Collaboration brings Bluetooth Smart development tools to the ARM mbed ecosystem enabling developers for rapid prototyping of wireless products Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA (OSE: NOD) and ARM(R), the world's leading semiconductor Intellectual Property supplier, announce the launch of the nRF51822-mKIT, a platform for fast, easy, and flexible development of Bluetooth(R) Smart (Bluetooth low...

2014-02-24 08:32:44

Feature-rich, low-power design combines 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, ANT+, multi-system GNSS and an FM transceiver on a single chip in the smallest PCBA footprint HSINCHU, Feb. 24 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediatek today announced the MT6630, the world's first five-in-one combo wireless system-on-a-chip (SOC) to support full featured smartphones, tablets and other premium mobile devices. The MT6630 dramatically reduces the component count and eBOM while improving ease-of-design for manufacturers...

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...


Latest Ant Reference Libraries

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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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