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New Device Can Recharge Wireless Gadgets While Walking
2014-07-03 03:11:17

National Science Foundation By the end of 2014, Earth will be home to more mobile electronic devices than people. Smartphones, tablets, e-readers, not to mention wearable health and fitness trackers, smart glasses and navigation devices--today's population is more plugged in than ever before. But our reliance on devices is not problem-free: Wireless gadgets require regular recharging. While we may think we've cut the cord, we remain reliant on outlets and charging stations to...

2014-05-12 08:37:00

TEMPE, Ariz., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProTek Devices has introduced a new electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection diode designed for circuit protection in automotive controller area network (CAN) bus lines and other automotive applications. The PESD1CAN is able to provide ESD circuit protection of > 25 kilovolts for a CAN_HI and CAN_LO bus line. It also provides overvoltage circuit protection against other electrical fast transients (EFT). The PESD1CAN has a rated stand-off...

2014-03-25 04:20:55

SHANGHAI, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"?NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, announced today that a full set of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection service, including documents, checklists, PERC Suite, floor plan review, and risk management services, has been offered to IC design customers to enhance the whole chip ESD design and ensure their first silicon success. Along...

Harnessing Everyday Motion To Power Our Mobile Devices
2014-03-17 13:04:58

[ Watch the Video: Harnessing Everyday Motion To Power Mobile Devices ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) presented the possibilities of harnessing motion to power mobile devices. The team is setting out to transform the way scientists look at mechanical energy. Conventional energy sources rely on old science that requires power plants and a grid to distribute...

2014-02-24 23:24:12

Removes Static from Highly Charged Surfaces and High Speed Operations Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Dirt buildup is a problem in many types of production applications, especially where plastic, fiberglass or other materials that have a propensity to develop a static charge are used. It is even more difficult to remove particulate from high speed applications or from highly static charged surfaces. The Nex Flow™ Air Blade™ Ionizers have been popular for many years used...

2013-12-19 23:30:06

Processing Magazine presented Auburn Systems with its 2013 Breakthrough Product of the Year Award for their innovative TRIBO.dsp U3000 Series of Bag Leak Detectors. Danvers, MA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Widely regarded as one of the most prestigious awards given in the processing industry, Processing Magazine presented Auburn Systems with its 2013 Breakthrough Product of the Year Award. Ron Dechene, President of Auburn Systems, stated, "We are all very excited that our TRIBO Series...

Harvesting Wasted Power Using TriboElectrification
2013-12-12 12:54:03

[ Watch the video: Harvesting the World's Mechanical Energy ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From ocean waves to the action of walking across a floor, energy is all around us. Now, a materials scientist from Georgia Tech has developed a system to capture that “wasted energy” and convert it into electricity. By using a phenomenon known as the triboelectric effect, a team led by Zhong Lin Wang has been able to create significant amounts of electric power by...

2013-12-09 23:21:10

Removes Static From Highly Charged Surfaces And High Speed Operations And Come With A Choice Of Power Supplies Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Dirt buildup is a problem in many types of production applications, especially where plastic, fiberglass or other materials that have a propensity to develop a static charge are used. It is even more difficult to remove particulate from high speed applications or from highly static charged surfaces. The Nex Flow™ Air Blade™...

2013-10-07 23:01:53

SRI International Spin-Off Company Commercializes Cutting-Edge Electroadhesion Technology for Manufacturing and Logistics SANTA CLARA, Calif. (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Grabit, Inc., an industrial automation and material handling solutions company, has received Series A round funding. The investment is led by Formation 8, a technology venture capital firm with a presence in the Silicon Valley, China, Korea and Singapore. ABB Technology Ventures (ATV) and NIKE Inc., are also investing in the...


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