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2014-09-17 08:38:27

PE42542 and PE42543 Feature Broad Bandwidth, Low-Frequency Power Handling and a Fast Settling Time Ideal for Test-and-Measurement Equipment SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: PSMI), founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, introduces the UltraCMOS® PE42542 and PE42543 18 GHz SP4T broadband RF switches. This expansion of the company's high-frequency portfolio - launched in 2013 with the PE42520 and PE42521...

2014-07-15 23:00:52

Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new National Geographic Channel series, Showdown of the Unbeatables. The episode turned up the volume when Acoustiblok, an award winning thin noise-reduction material that is as effective as 12 inches of solid concrete when added to a stud wall, took on the Nathan Air Chime, multiple screaming train horns that produces the same decibel levels as a jet airplane. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new...

2014-07-07 08:24:45

WARRENVILLE, Ill., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hear the World Foundation, a global initiative to raise awareness about hearing loss by leading hearing system manufacturer Sonova, is raising awareness about the importance of hearing health and simultaneously forecasting the result of the global football competition in Brazil. During the quarter finals July 4-5, Hear the World used a digital sound level meter, a device to ascertain the noise level of the fans from across the globe in a large...

2014-06-03 16:26:44

Compact, open PC board design facilitates ease of installation HAMPTON, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Specialties (NASDAQ: MEAS), an expert in sensor design and manufacturing, has developed a compact OEM signal conditioning transmitter designed for high performance across a wide temperature range of -25 degrees C to +85 degrees C. The new LiM-420 operates on an 18 VDC to 30 VDC unipolar supply voltage and delivers a low noise 4 mA to 20 mA current output signal. Logo -...

White Noise Makers Help Babies Sleep, But May Damage Their Hearing
2014-03-03 11:21:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Putting your baby to sleep by using a sleep machine could be harming your child, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children in Canada tested how sleep machines are affecting children. Parents use sleep machines, or white-noise makers, to help a sleeping baby fall asleep, as well as drown out outside noises like a fire truck or ambulance. However, the team found that if...

2014-02-24 08:21:15

Defense Electronics Manufacturer Hires Locally, Positions Fremont as Innovation Hotspot FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- dB Control, a defense electronics manufacturer, will host Congressman Eric Swalwell (D - CA) and Mayor Bill Harrison for a facility tour and town hall meeting with employees. dB Control is committed to helping Mayor Harrison position Fremont as Silicon Valley's center for manufacturing. The visit comes at a time when the company maintains a...

2014-01-24 08:22:50

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NAMM) -- Westone, the leader in high performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, will launch their TRU(TM) Custom and Universal hearing protection earpieces at the 2014 NAMM Show. TRU Universals and Customs are the newest product offering from Westone in the music and hearing health categories, utilizing advanced acoustic filter technology. These compact, low profile and interchangeable filters offer advanced...

2014-01-22 23:29:48

Exclusive introduction at NAMM Show – Anaheim, CA, January 23-26, Decibel Eleven booth #2791 (Hall D) Stevenson Ranch, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Decibel Eleven introduces a new Loop Expander that easily increases guitar rig effects switching capabilities, announced Tony Garcia, Decibel Eleven president. The Decibel Eleven Loop Expander is a true bypass audio switcher that adds programmable effects loop switching to any MIDI controlled setup. Use it to add loop switching to any...

2013-03-01 23:19:14

Studies Show Excessive Sound Levels in Health Clubs and Gyms Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Fitness4HomeOnline.com, a division of Arizona´s top-rated specialty fitness dealer Fitness 4 Home Superstore, recommends people evaluate noise levels if they work out in health clubs and gyms. In many cases, sound exposure exceeds guidelines for decibel levels. In these cases, Fitness4HomeOnline.com advises exercisers to wear the proper ear protection or conduct workouts in their home...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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