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2014-09-16 23:15:32

Ray Potter Will Speak at IEEE Standards Association Event on September 19th to Discuss Security in the Internet of Things Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 SafeLogic, the company re-inventing how encryption is delivered, has joined forces with IEEE once more! Ray Potter, CEO and co-founder of SafeLogic, will speak at the IEEE Standards Association’s Internet of Things Workshop on Friday, September 19, 2014 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. During the...

2014-09-16 23:08:59

UTS family of electronics functional test systems powers the best in test St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Bloomy Controls, Inc. (Bloomy), the leader in automated test, data acquisition and control systems, proudly announces its participation in IEEE AUTOTEST 2014 to present affordable, flexible and scalable commercial approaches to complex aerospace and defense test challenges, on display in conjunction with The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc. (Draper Laboratory) in Booth...

2014-09-16 23:03:50

SAE International will offer a free, technical webcast “Sensors for Safety, Efficiency & Productivity” on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. ET. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 SAE International will offer a free, technical webcast “Sensors for Safety, Efficiency & Productivity” on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. ET. As part of the Technical Webcast Series from the editors of SAE International, this 60-minute live webcast will feature industry experts who will discuss...

2014-09-16 16:28:05

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cooling Towers in US$ Thousands by the following End-Use Segments: Air Conditioning/HVAC Applications, Heavy Industrial & Utility Applications, Chemical Industry, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through...

2014-09-16 16:27:02

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Home Automation in US$ Million. The US and Canadean markets are further analyzed by the following Functional Areas: Lighting Controls, Security Controls, HVAC Controls, and Entertainment & Integrated Controls. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the...

2014-09-16 08:36:36

Designed for Homes with More Than One Room TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ecobee is introducing the ecobee3 smarter wi-fi thermostat and wireless remote sensors. Designed for homes with more than one room, the wi-fi connected ecobee3 thermostat and remote sensors measure temperature and occupancy in multiple locations, resulting in increased comfort when you're home and energy savings when you're away. In addition, customers can monitor and control their ecobee3...

2014-09-15 23:07:56

Woolpert, a national A&E, geospatial firm headquartered in Dayton, announced it has been awarded a contract with the ninth largest transit system in North America. Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has selected Woolpert to provide geospatial surveying services that will generate highly accurate, three-dimensional digital models of all the agency’s assets. DAYTON, Ohio (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Woolpert, a national A&E, geospatial firm headquartered in Dayton,...

2014-09-15 23:05:32

The report building automation and control market is currently in high growth stage of the industry life cycle and is expected to continue this growth phase till 2018. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/building-automation-control-systems-market-408.html) (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 According to a recent market research report “Global Building Automation & Controls Market by Product (Lighting, Security & Access, HVAC), Application & Geography (Americas, Europe,...

2014-09-15 23:05:09

The Freescale Cup and new young professional activities are just some of the highlights for SAE 2014 Convergence, which will be held Oct. 21-22 at COBO Center in Detroit. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The Freescale Cup and new young professional activities are just some of the highlights for SAE 2014 Convergence, which will be held Oct. 21-22 at COBO Center in Detroit. The Freescale Cup is an autonomous, intelligent race car competition in which teams are challenged to...

2014-09-15 23:04:26

Special open access issue of Proceedings of the IEEE explores hardware security advances, threats and counterfeiting detection. The issue also explores the trustworthiness of medical devices and body area networks, hardware Trojan attacks and security in mobile computing platforms Piscataway, N.J. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The foundation of security in computing lies within the hardware. In its most recent special issue, the Proceedings of the IEEE explores hardware security advances,...


Latest Engineering Reference Libraries

Computational Materials Science
2012-06-04 15:42:56

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of June 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal’ focus is on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in concert with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

IEEE Micro
2012-04-29 20:49:22

IEEE Micro is a bimonthly-published broad-based practitioner-oriented magazine of the IEEE Computer Society. Established in 1980, IEEE Micro targets small system and semiconductor chip professionals, including electronic engineers, designers, architects, developers, process improvement experts, testers, quality engineers, and project managers. It features peer-reviewed articles, special focus sections, regular columns by prominent authors, technology news, experience reports, and opinion...

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2010-11-19 17:38:17

A transistor, made of a solid piece of semiconductor material, is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals. It has at least three terminals for connection to an external circuit. A voltage or current applied to one pair of transistor's terminals changes the current flowing through another pair of terminals. The transistor amplifies the signal since the controlled power can be much more than the controlling power. The transistor is a fundamental building block of...

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2010-10-06 21:55:14

A metal detector is a device that finds metal that may not be visible. The basic metal detector is composed of an oscillator producing an alternating current that passes through the coil producing an alternating magnetic field. If electrically conductive metal is close to the coil then the magnetic field is disrupted and thus the metal detector can sense the hidden metal. The first metal detectors were developed in the 1960s and were used for mining and other industries. They were used...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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