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2014-05-01 16:23:14

Use these five steps if you suspect a termite attack INDIANAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Your first reaction to seeing flying termites in your home could be panic. If you've had a previous termite infestation, you probably just feel angry. Either way, hungry termites mean business and your home is on the menu. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82668 "After the cold winter we've had, you may be surprised to know that termites are swarming right now," says Ty Ferraro, Dow...

2014-04-30 08:42:00

CEVA-TeakLite-4 multifunctional capabilities now support widest range of applications on a single core, including Bluetooth connectivity, audio, voice and sensing SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linley Mobile Conference -- CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores today announced that the CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSP is now handling the processing load of Bluetooth, in addition to audio, voice and...

2014-04-30 08:23:36

SUNNYVALE, California, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Company joins the ZigBee Alliance after developing wireless products for Smart Energy, Home Automation and Retail Stores eInfochips, a leading product design services company today announced that it has joined the ZigBee Alliance [https://www.zigbee.org ] as a Design House Member, to broaden its role in the ZigBee ecosystem. eInfochips has already designed multiple products...

2014-04-26 23:01:27

The 5 easiest to use GPS watches were recently rated by the Heart Rate Watch Company including Suunto Ambit 2, Garmin Forerunner 220 and more. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 GPS watches can be intimidating and complicated for the uninitiated but these five watches can be learned very quickly according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "It boils down to intuitive menu navigation and companies that offer good resource tools, like videos and well indexed manuals," says Rusty...

2014-04-24 23:15:14

AvaLAN Wireless Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary as an Industry Leading Developer and Manufacturer of Long Range Industrial Wireless Ethernet Radios and Cryptographic Technology Huntsville, Alabama (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Since AvaLAN’s inception in Silicon Valley in 2004, the company has now grown to be a leader in the industrial wireless market. In the last ten years AvaLAN has shipped over 65,000 radios. AvaLAN Wireless continues to innovate with new products and market-driven product...

2014-04-22 08:29:08

SimpleLink(TM) CC2541-Q1 wireless microcontroller delivers new automotive use cases through low power, reduced cost and simplified design DALLAS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced the SimpleLink(TM) Bluetooth(®) low energy CC2541-Q1, a highly-integrated wireless microcontroller (MCU) that delivers low power, low cost, and simplified automotive connectivity to emerging smartphone-controlled and wire-replacement applications. The CC2541-Q1...

2014-04-17 23:09:13

The 5 best bike computers and cycling watches of 2014, including the new Garmin Edge 1000 and Polar V800, have been selected by the test staff at the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The 5 best bike computers and cycling watches for 2014 have been named recently by the test staff at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "Every year we take a look at what is new on the landscape for bike computers and cycling watches and vote for our top rated products based upon...

2014-04-17 12:28:33

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/spb995/global_zigbee) has announced the addition of the "Global ZigBee Set-Top Box Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/spb995/global_zigbee ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global ZigBee Set-Top Box market to grow at a CAGR of 24.48 percent over the...

2014-04-16 23:16:19

Polar V800 and Garmin fenix 2 top the list of Bluetooth Smart enabled sports watches that represent the next generation of sports watches says the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Polar V800 and Garmin fenix 2 tops the list of new fitness watches coming out with Bluetooth Smart enabled according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. Why Bluetooth Smart Is Becoming The Bridge "Bluetooth Smart is becoming important because a lot of people don't use a PC...

2014-04-16 08:37:39

SimpleLink(TM) SensorTag, new SensorTag App and CC2543 reference design with iBeacon technology, deliver fast time to market of new apps and devices DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced support for iBeacon technology across its Bluetooth(®) low energy portfolio including: -- Bluetooth Smart with SimpleLink(TM) CC2541 and CC2543 wireless microcontrollers (MCUs) -- Bluetooth dual mode with the SimpleLink CC2564 solution,...


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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