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2014-03-25 23:34:30

AvaLAN Wireless Systems, Inc., providers of outdoor long range industrial wireless Ethernet products, announced this week an improved and enhanced 5.8 GHz long range wireless Ethernet solutions. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 AvaLAN Wireless Systems, Inc., providers of outdoor long range industrial wireless Ethernet products, announced this week an improved and enhanced 5.8 GHz long range wireless Ethernet solutions. In response to the demand for these high speed 5.8 GHz solutions...

2014-03-24 23:24:24

RF Safe provides consumers up-to-date online access to thousands of news reports and studies archived over the last 16 years so cell phone users have all the cell phone radiation safety information needed to make informed decisions on cell phone radiation safety. Glenwood Springs, CO (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 RF SAFE is the world's premier provider of cell phone radiation protection accessories and informational data. Since 1998 RF (Radio Frequency) Safe has been dedicated to evolving...

2014-03-24 12:32:12

New mid-voltage power MOSFETs include lowest on-resistance 80-V and 100-V devices in TO-220 packages DALLAS, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding its popular NexFET portfolio, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced 14 power MOSFETs in TO-220 and SON packages that support input voltages from 40 V to 100 V. The high-efficiency NexFETs include 40-V, 60-V, 80-V and 100-V N-channel devices that provide excellent thermal performance to a wide range of high-current motor control...

2014-03-20 23:03:00

Polar V650 touchscreen GPS bike computer with Bluetooth Smart will integrate perfectly with the new Look/Keo power pedals with Bluetooth says the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Polar V650 is the new touch screen GPS bike computer that brings Polar into direct competition with Garmin according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "Look/Keo power pedals will be adding Bluetooth Smart to Polar WIND sometime in April or May with the Polar V650 anticipated for...

2014-03-20 04:22:54

TURIN, Italy, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The low-Power Wi-Fi SmartNode can contribute to lower energy demands The Italian Wi-Fi manufacturer Wi-Next [http://www.wi-next.com ] announces the innovative low-power SmartNode for Industrial IoT applications. Low-power SmartNode [http://www.wi-next.com/products/io-products/smartnode ] is a unique appliance that is able to monitor in real-time the electrical consumption and the operation of industrial...

2014-03-19 23:03:30

Garmin Viviofit activity tracker now has the Garmin Vivofit spare bands kits so you can mix it up says the Heart Rate Watch Company Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Garmin Vivofit is the new activity tracker that measures heart rate and Garmin Vivofit spare bands kit with multiple band colors are now available at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "With the exception of the Polar Loop, which also measures heart rate, the Garmin Vivofit is superior to every other activity tracker on the...

2014-03-18 12:35:15

New SimpleLink(TM) CC2592 range extender delivers a low cost, high temperature, small form factor design for worldwide operation DALLAS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the SimpleLink(TM) CC2592 range extender that provides up to a 7x improvement in range when paired with TI's 2.4 GHz low power RF solutions for ZigBee(®), 802.15.4, 6LoWPAN and Bluetooth(®) low energy networks. The first launched pairing is the CC2592 with the SimpleLink...

2014-03-17 12:29:30

GainSpan low power Wi-Fi technology allows clocks to maintain synchronized time and require no maintenance for five years SAN JOSE, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GainSpan(®) Corporation, a leader in ultra-low power Wi-Fi connectivity for the Internet of Things, today announced that American Time is using GainSpan technology to power its recently released line of Wi-Fi clocks. Using the combination of GainSpan's ultra-low power Wi-Fi and a battery booster pack, the battery...

Specialization By Insect Species Is The Key
2014-03-14 14:54:57

University of Iowa Most of us already imagine the tropics as a place of diversity—a lush region of the globe teeming with a wide variety of exotic plants and animals. But for researchers Andrew Forbes and Marty Condon, there's even more diversity than meets the eye. In a paper published in the March 14 issue of the journal Science, Forbes and Condon report the discovery of extraordinary diversity and specialization in the tropics. The paper builds upon previous research conducted...

2014-03-12 23:24:04

Bi-directional Resistance Control Optimizes User Experience Cochrane, Alberta (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 ANT Wireless, proven innovator in ultra low power (ULP) wireless technology, today announces the Member Early Release (MER) of the Fitness Equipment – Controls (FE-C) Device Profile. Creating the standardized platform for cross-brand interoperability, this profile enables bi-directional resistance control for ANT+ bike trainers, indoor cycling (IC) bikes and simulation systems...


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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